23 May 2011 6:23 AM, PDT | Hollywoodnews.com | See recent Hollywoodnews.com news »

By Sean O’Connell

Hollywoodnews.com: Justin Bieber, Eminem, U2 and Beyonce took home the top prizes at Sunday night’s Billboard awards. Beiber and Eminem each won six official awards, while U2 earned the Touring trophy and Beyonce grabbed the Millennium Award.

Bieber “embraced” girlfriend Selena Gomez before accepting one of his awards, according to THR, prompting Billboard Awards host Ken Jeong of “The Hangover Part II” to exclaim, “Are they not the cutest couple in the universe?”

Beyonce’s Millennium award came with an all-star tribute that included First Lady Michelle Obama; Barbra Streisand; Lady Gaga; U2 frontman Bono; and Stevie Wonder.

The 2011 Billboard Music Awards winners, who were honored Sunday night in Las Vegas, are:

Artist Awards

Top Artist:

Eminem

Top New Artist:

Justin Bieber

Top Male Artist:

Eminem

Top Female Artist:

Rihanna

Top Duo/Group:

The Black Eyed Peas

Top Billboard 200 Artist:

Taylor Swift

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- Sean O'Connell

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