The night belonged to Beyoncé, Eminem and Taylor Swift. All the stars came out for the 2011 Billboard Awards in Las Vegas Sunday night.

Rihanna and Britney Spears kicked off the show with a remix of Rihanna's hit S&M. Spears also joined Nicki Minaj for a duet.

Eminem took home six awards including the Top Artist award, Top Billboard 200 Album award and Top Rap Song for his duet with Rihanna Love the Way You Lie.

Rihanna went home with three awards including Top Female Artist while the Black Eyed Peas won the award for Top Duo/Group.

Beyoncé won the Billboard Millennium Award. Before receiving the award, Beyoncé was honored by her father Matthew Knowles,

First Lady Michelle Obama, Lady Gaga, Bono, The-Dream, Stevie Wonder, Babyface, Barbara Streisand and her sister Solange through a video montage. Tina Knowles, Beyoncé's mother, then presented her with the award. During her acceptance speech she thanked her best friend and husband, while also stating, I love me some Jay-Z!