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Michael Jackson was brought back to life at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards. Watch below the video of his performance as a moonwalking hologram.
The hologram of late pop icon Michael Jackson appeared and performed at the event Sunday at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas.
Almost five years after the singer’s death, Jackson performed the song "Slave to the Rhythm" from his second posthumously album "Excape," released this month. The song was recorded in 1991.
Also at the event, pop diva Jennifer Lopez and Brazilian star Claudia Litte joined rapper Pitbull to sing “We Are The One (Ole Ola),” the official song of FIFA World Cup 2014; Shakira singing “Empire,” her latest hit; and Australian Iggy Azalea performing with former Disney starlet Ariana Grande.
Justin Timberlake emerged the biggest winner at the awards night, hosted by Ludacris, with seven trophies, including Top Artist, Top Male Artist and Top Billboard 200 Artist awards.
Imagine Dragons won five awards, including Top Hot 100 Artist for songs’ chart performance, Top Rock Artist and Top Duo/Group among others.
Jennifer Lopez was honored with Icon Award for lifetime achievement at the annual show.
Here’s the full list of winners at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards:
- Top Artist: Justin Timberlake
- Top New Artist: Lorde
- Top Male Artist: Justin Timberlake
- Top Female Artist: Katy Perry
- Top Duo/Group: Imagine Dragons
- Top Billboard 200 Artist: Justin Timberlake
- Top Hot 100 Artist: Imagine Dragons
- Top Digital Songs Artist: Katy Perry
- Top Radio Songs Artist: Justin Timberlake
- Top Touring Artist: Bon Jovi
- Top Social Artist: Justin Bieber
- Top Streaming Artist: Miley Cyrus
- Top R&B Artist: Justin Timberlake
- Top Rap Artist: Eminem
- Top Country Artist: Luke Bryan
- Top Rock Artist: Imagine Dragons
- Top Latin Artist: Marc Anthony
- Top Dance/Electronic Artist: Daft Punk
- Top Christian Artist: Chris Tomlin
- Top Billboard 200 Album: Justin Timberlake “The 20/20 Experience”
- Top R&B Album: Justin Timberlake “The 20/20 Experience”
- Top Rap Album: Eminem “The Marshall Mathers LP 2”
- Top Country Album: Luke Bryan “Crash My Party”
- Top Rock Album: Imagine Dragons “Night Visions”
- Top Latin Album: Marc Anthony “3.0”
- Top Dance/Electronic Album: Daft Punk “Random Access Memories”
- Top Christian Album: Alan Jackson “Precious Memories: Volume II”
- Top Hot 100 Song: Robin Thicke Featuring T.I. & Pharrell “Blurred Lines”
- Top Digital Song: Robin Thicke Featuring T.I. & Pharrell “Blurred Lines”
- Top Radio Song: Robin Thicke Featuring T.I. & Pharrell “Blurred Lines”
- Top Streaming Song (Audio): Imagine Dragons “Radioactive”
- Top Streaming Song (Video): Miley Cyrus “Wrecking Ball”
- Top R&B Song: Robin Thicke Featuring T.I. & Pharrell “Blurred Lines”
- Top Rap Song: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Ray Dalton “Can’t Hold Us”
- Top Country Song: Florida Georgia Line Featuring Nelly “Cruise”
- Top Rock Song: Lorde “Royals”
- Top Latin Song: Marc Anthony “Vivir Mi Vida”
- Top Dance/Electronic Song: Avicii “Wake Me Up!”
- Top Christian Song: Matthew West “Hello, My Name Is”