Billboard Music Awards 2014: The 5 Biggest and Best Moments From the Show

Entertainment May. 18, 2014 AT 11:45PM
Jennifer Lopez Billboard Music Awards 2014 Jennifer Lopez performs onstage during the 2014 Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 18, 2014 in Las Vegas. Credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images

The 2014 Billboard Music Awards brought theatrical, dynamic performances from stars like Jennifer Lopez, Miley Cyrus, Robin Thicke, Katy Perry, Lorde, and more. Relive some of the biggest moments from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas from Sunday, May 18.

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1. Kendall Jenner Flubs Boy Band Introduction

What would Adele Dazeem do? Kendall Jenner flubbed her introduction of boy band 5 Seconds of Summer at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards. "And now we welcome…ONE…." Jenner, 18, said, perhaps thinking of One Direction or One Republic. The model, embarrassed and flustered, began to flush in front of the crowd and said, "'Guys, I'm the worst reader."

The awkward, painful moment was quickly amended with a smile from Jenner as the band took to the stage. 5 Seconds of Summer, for their part, overlooked Jenner's introduction by thanking Billboard for giving them air time. "THAT WAS EPIC," the pop group tweeted. "Thankyou Billboard for letting us perform 'She Looks So Perfect'!"

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2. Robin Thicke Pleads to Win Back Estranged Wife Paula Patton With Onstage Performance

He wants her back, y'all! Robin Thicke took to the stage at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday, May 18, several times to profess his love for his estranged wife Paula Patton. The singer first accepted the award for Best R&B Hit and gushed about Patton "for putting up with me for all these years." He later returned to perform his new single -- written for his ex-wife -- "Get Her Back."

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3. Michael Jackson Hologram Performance Brings Fans to Tears

Long live the King. Pop legend Michael Jackson was reincarnated in hologram form at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday, May 18, bringing audience members to tears as they rocked out to his new track, "Slave to the Rhythm."

4. Mark Cuban Makes Solange Jay Z Elevator Fight Joke

Too much—or simply monopolizing on an opportune moment? Viewers were abuzz over Shark Tank star Mark Cuban's remarks about the Solange-Jay Z elevator brawl. During his introduction of Florida Georgia Line at the Sunday awards show, Cuban, the owner of the Dallas Mavericks owner and business mogul said, "We just spent $3.2M to buy a hot new company called "Beatdown by Solange." 

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5. Jennifer Lopez Gives Enthralling Performance of "Ole Ola"

More over Wacka Wacka! It's all about the Ole! Jennifer Lopez gave an enthralling performance with Pitbull and Wisin Yandel, of their World Cup anthem "We Are One (Ole Ola)" on Sunday in Vegas. Lopez, 44, shaking her famous booty and singing the lyrics to the new global smash hit along with her fellow collaborators, had the crowd—including stars like Blake Shelton and Miranda Lamberton their feet for the entire opening sequence. She also performed later in the show, right before accepting the Billboard Icon Award.

Tell Us: What was your favorite moment from the 2014 Billboard Music Awards?

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