Adele triumphs at Billboard Music Awards.
Adele has scooped a dozen gongs at the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, including Top Artist, Top Female Artist and Top Pop Artist.
The south Londoner also won Top Streaming Song (Audio) and Top Alternative Song for her hit single Rolling In The Deep while her album 21 was named Top Billboard 200 Album and Top Pop Album.
The haul comes a week after her triumph at the Ivor Novellos when she was named Songwriter of the Year.
Coldplay also flew the flag for British music as they were named Top Rock Artist and Top Alternative Artist, while their album Mylo Xyloto was named Top Rock Album and Top Alternative Album.
Other winners included Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, Taylor Swift and LMFAO, who picked up Song of the Year for their single Party Rock Anthem at the MGM Grand Casino Hotel.
Rappers Wiz Khalifa won Top New Artist, Lil Wayne scooped Male Artist of the Year while Chris Brown picked up R&B Artist of the Year.
The star-studded event was played out by Stevie Wonder with a barn-storming rendition of Superstition after former American Idol winner Jordin Sparks and John Legend also performed a tribute to Whitney Houston. Earlier Justin Bieber sang his new track Boyfriend backed by dancers in clown costumes and neon geisha girls.
Other performers included Kelly Clarkson, The Wanted, Carly Rae Jepsen, Usher, Carrie Underwood, Linkin Park and Nelly Furtado.
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|Date:||May 21, 2012|
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