The Billboard Music Awards 2016 took place in Las Vegas despite the controversies. Singer, actors, models and other A-listers flocked to the T-Mobile arena for one of the biggest nights in the American music calendar. As usual, some shocked and some rocked.

Demi Lovato, Pink, Meghan Trainor, and Justin Bieber set the stage on fire performing at the Billboard Music Awards this year. Kesha is expected to perform and Madonna is still supposed to pay her tribute to Prince on the night of marking the best artists in the industry. While the winners and performers dominated the stage, here’s a look at those who held their best on the red carpet.

Billboard host Ciara dazzled in a silver metallic gown that showed a bit more skin, reveals Daily Mail. The Philipp Plein outfit featured cut-out sides and full leg slit. She paired the dress with similar heels and minimal jewellery. Nick Jonas, who has been in the news for his liaison with actress Kate Hudson, looked great in a dark blue jacket over his fresh white T-shirt and aviator-style sunglasses, states Hollywood Life.

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Laverne Cox looked flawless in black on the red carpet. The “Orange Is The New Black” star sported a dress that featured a low cut neck and a classic long train. She completed her look with gold jewellery and a metal box clutch. “Quantico” star Priyanka Chopra sizzled in bright blue, while Shawn Mendes impressed in his all black ensemble.

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Mila Kunis made a glamourous appearance on the Billboard red carpet in a Zuhair Murad outfit. Dressed in a strapless mini dress and toe heels, Kunis arrived with co-stars Kristen Bell and Kathryn Hahn, states Daily Mail. She tied her hair up in a top knot and kept it simple with minimal makeup and jewellery.

Another Daily Mail report states that Kate Beckinsale was seen wearing a pristine white Hamel number. Her outfit featured a bunch of straps around her back and her shoulder. Ariana Grande looked mindblowing in her print Versace dress that had a high slit and a number of cutouts.

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