The hottest names in the global music industry had a grand reunion yesterday. The venue was the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles and the occasion was the much-anticipated Billboard Music Awards 2021.
Taking a break from the virtual award season, Billboards rolled out a physical red carpet. Nick Jonas, the main host of the day, arrived hand in hand with wife Priyanka Chopra Jonas. Other celebrated names including Michelle Obama, Jon Bon Jovi, Cynthia Erivo and Padma Lakshmi attended as presenters. Backstage, too, the energy was soaring high, thanks to Doja Cat, the Weeknd, Pink and K-pop group BTS delivering smashing performances for the night.
Of course, their fashion game was on point too. Take a look yourself at who wore what…
Nick Jonas Ditching the standard black and white tux dress code, Nick Jonas sported a green Fendi co-ord set with chunky boots.
Priyanka Chopra Priyanka Chopra slipped into a custom-made bejewelled, sheer Dolce & Gabbana gown styled with a metallic corset belt and baubles by Bulgari.
Alicia Keys Alicia Keys’ red carpet look swept us off our feet! The singer who performed her top music hits from the past two decades wore an edgy pink blouse and bootcut pants matched with a show-stopping cape by Maison Valentino.
Doja Cat Winning her first-ever trophy at the BBMAs for ‘Top R&B Female Artist’, Doja Cat made sure to turn heads in an archived Balmain number from Spring/Summer 2020.
Padma Lakshmi The Indian-American model and TV host, Padma Lakshmi, took to the BBMAs stage to introduce BTS and their performance for the newly released English track, Butter. She wore a dazzling, crystal-studded white pantsuit by Christian Siriano.
H.E.R in Dior Gabi Wilson, popularly known by her stage name, H.E.R, looked absolutely stunning in a disco-esque, sequinned red Dior jumpsuit.
Megan Fox Megan Fox took the risqué road to the BBMAs red carpet. She proved that there’s no combination more fabulous than an all-black sheer, cut-out Mugler dress and classic black Jimmy Choo heels.
Kehlani Exaggerated sleeves, embellished top and a see-through skirt – singer Kehlani painted the town red in a striking ensemble by Tony Ward Couture.
Saweetie The American rapper and singer Saweetie brought her A-game to the red carpet, dolled up in a pop orange-hued Giambattista Valli gown.
BTS The mega K-pop septet, BTS, took home four awards for Top Group, Top Social Artist, Top Song Sales Artist and Top Selling Song (Dynamite). Clad in coordinated black outfits, they performed the world television debut of Butter, their new single that’s close to hitting 200 million views in just three days of its release.