iggy azalea ariana grande billboard music awards 2014 Ranking the Billboard Music Awards performances, from Iggy Azalea to Miley CyrusThe 2014 Billboard Music Awards took place Sunday (May 18) and, like most music awards shows, there were very few awards handed out and it was mostly a three-hour concert. Performances ranged from the 2014 World Cup anthem to crazy cheerleaders and birthday cakes to rockin’ country.

Here’s our ranking of the performances.

1. Iggy Azalea and Ariana Grande, “Problem”/”Fancy”

2. Jennifer Lopez, “First Love”

3. OneRepublic, “Counting Stars”

4. Imagine Dragons, “Tiptoe”

5. Carrie Underwood and Miranda Lambert’s duet “Something Bad”

6. Katy Perry, “Birthday”

7. Lorde, “Tennis Court”

8. The golden pipes of John Legend

9. 5 Seconds of Summer, “She Looks So Perfect”

10. “We Are One” by Pitbull, feat. Jennifer Lopez and Claudia Leitte

11. Shakira, “Empire”

12. Luke Bryan, “Play It Again”

13. Miley Cyrus
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Posted by:Andrea Reiher

TV critic by way of law school, Andrea Reiher enjoys everything from highbrow drama to clever comedy to the best reality TV has to offer. Her TV heroes include CJ Cregg, Spencer Hastings, Diane Lockhart, Juliet O'Hara and Buffy Summers. TV words to live by: "I'm a slayer, ask me how."