Red Carpet at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards

Jennifer Lopez looks stunning in Donna Karan

Jennifer Lopez looks stunning in Donna Karan

LAS VEGAS, May 18, 2014/ — The 2014 Billboard Music Awards returned to Las Vegas May 18 and were broadcast live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

The entertainment extravaganza was preceded by the red carpet which rivaled the 67th Cannes Film Festival in star power.

Jennifer Lopez looked fire red hot in her Donna Karan gown. Also seen on the red carpet were Nicki Minaj, Ludacris, Imagine Dragons, Billy Ray Cyrus, Carrie Underwood, Chrissy Teigen and John Legend, Danica McKellar, Lance Bass, Miranda Lambert, Ricky Martin and Shakira among others.

The annual awards show features this year’s hottest and biggest music stars, and finalists are based on key fan interactions with music, including album and digital singles sales, radio airplay, touring, streaming and social interactions on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, VEVO, Spotify and other popular online destinations for music.