The Billboard Music Awards have been held annually since 1990, and they honor the most popular artist, single, and album in each genre of music. Popularity is determined by Billboard magazine's year-end music charts. Additionally, a Billboard Century Award, Billboard's highest honor for creative achievement, is also given to one artist per year.
The 2014 Festivities are live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas to recognize music artists. Featuring performances from Jennifer Lopez, Pitbull, Lorde, Miley Cyrus, Luke Bryan, Jason Derulo, 5 Seconds of Summer, Florida Georgia Line, Imagine Dragons, John Legend, OneRepublic, Ricky Martin, Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood.