Taylor Swift receives Billboard’s Woman Of The Year Award.
+ Last night’s Billboard Music Awards were a star-studded affair. Among the winners were Taylor Swift, who received the Woman Of The Year Award. Plus, Adele won 12 awards (!!!), Katy Perry received the Spotlight Award and Justin Bieber nabbed the Top Social Artist Award. (MTV News)
+ While the Billboard Music Awards were celebratory (including an Icon Award for Stevie Wonder), Whitney Houston, Beastie Boys’ Adam Yauch and Donna Summer were also remembered with songs. Houston’s daughter, Bobbi Kristina, accepted her mom’s Millennium Award. (MTV News)
+ So is U2’s Bono the richest musician on the planet? With the ducats he and his partners in Elevation Partners earned from the Facebook IPO, it’s possible. Although according to Bono, “Contrary to reports, I’m not a billionaire or going to be richer than any Beatle.” (Billboard)
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