Taylor Swift, Drake steal the show at BBMAs

The pop star opened the Billboard Music Awards by performing "ME!" for the first time while Drake's 12 awards made him the show's most decorated recipient in history.
2:38 | 05/02/19

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We turn to the incredible performances and winners stealing the show at the billboard music awards. Drake breaking a record, Taylor Swift, the names go on and on, Paula Abdul and the Jonas brothers owning the stage. Lara is here with all the details. A am, indeed. Drake took home the biggest award of the night but make no mistake it was all about the music and the performances did not disappoint. It all kicked offer with Taylor Swift. I promise that you'll never find another like me Reporter: Performing "Me" for the first time at the billboard music awards. Me, oh oh Reporter: The Jonas brothers rocking the arena. Front row and center cheering them on their significant others including priyanka Chopra who stole a kiss from new husband Nick Jonas. The three brothers lighting up the stage to perform their new single. I'm a sucker I'm a sucker for Reporter: Singing along, Sophie turner hours before her and Joe Jonas would get married in a surprise Vegas ceremony. '80s legend Paula Abdul jumping into some of her biggest career hits like -- two steps back we come together because opposites attract and you know Reporter: And other major performances. Ariana grande and living legend Madonna. But it was drake who had the most to celebrate after racking up 12 awards. He is now officially the most decorated billboard awards recipient in history. I want to thank my mom for her relentless effort in my life. No matter how long it took me to figure out what I wanted to do, you were always there to give me a ride and now we're all in one hell of a ride. Reporter: And the diva herself, Mariah Carey, receiving billboard's icon award. Emotions Reporter: Delivering an emotional speech whereas she put it, she tossed a tissue and dropped the mic. For anybody who doesn't allow themselves to be broken and keeps getting up and keeps holding on and keeps standing tall, keeps on believing and keeps rising, I celebrate you tonight. All right. There you go. She still has got it. So does drake. 7 career billboard awards, that leapfrogs Taylor Swift who has 23 wins and we do have much more on the billboards, on Taylor and that surprise Jonas wedding all coming up in the next hour. What happens in Vegas, everyone knows about.

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