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2011 Billboard Music Awards: Rihanna and Britney Open the Show

May 23, 2011 (1:28 am) GMT
RiRi and Britney Spears kick off the May 22 prize-giving event in Las Vegas with a steamy duet of 'S and M'.

joined forces with to kick off the star-studded ceremony of 2011 Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on May 22. The two female artists steamed up the stage with a live duet of RiRi's raunchy single "S&M".

The Bajan songstress was dressed in a white leather bustier with nearly-thigh high boots, and was joined by Britney toward the end of the steamy performance. The Southern Belle, who lends her vocals to the revamped song, wore an equally naughty outfit, a black vinyl bunny gear.

Next after the steamy duet, "" actor took the stage for a musical number dedicated to the Sin City. The host shared the spotlight with and Pat Monahan of . Ken played piano and sang a song "Clocks?", while Minaj was squirming on top the piano.

The other artists scheduled to rock the MGM stage include Green, , , , , , , and .

Rihanna and Britney:



Ken Jeong and Nicki Minaj:



2011 Billboard Music Awards: Red Carpet | Winner List | Press Room


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