Imagine Dragons Win First Prize At 2014 Billboard Music Awards

Hometown favourites Imagine Dragons have become the first winners of the night (18May14) after winning the Top Rock Album at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas.

The group, which formed in Sin City, beat the likes of Lana Del Rey's Born to Die, Mumford & Sons' Babel and Lorde's Pure Heroine to claim the honour for its debut release Night Visions.

As the stars accepted the prize, frontman Dan Reynolds made sure to thank the fans who had supported them "here in Las Vegas from the very beginning".

The early win is a good start for Imagine Dragons - they are tied with Lorde for the most nominations with 12 a piece, while they will also be hitting the stage at the MGM Grand Garden Arena to perform later on Sunday.

The awards show, hosted by rapper Ludacris, was kicked off by Pitbull, who got the crowd dancing with his new track, the official 2014 FIFA World Cup soccer anthem We Are One (Ole Ola) with Jennifer Lopez and Claudia Leitte.

OneRepublic also performed their hit Counting Stars and Iggy Azalea and Ariana Grande teamed up for a sexy rendition of their respective hits Fancy and Problem.


Tags: Imagine Dragons


More Imagine Dragons

Imagine Dragons - I Bet My Life (Audio) Video

Imagine Dragons have released the audio for 'I Bet My Life', the lead single from their upcoming, unannounced album. The single is their first 2014...

Mimi And The Mad Noise Factory Unleash Their 'Get Me Back' Video For Brit Rom-Com 'Love, Rosie' [Video]

Mimi & The Mad Noise Factory are a Germany-based indie-pop band whose upbeat tune 'Get Me Back' from their new album has caught the attention...

Dancing In Denver! Budweiser Made In America Explore Colorado's Exciting Music Scene

Budweiser Made in AmericaWe explore the diverse Denver music scene as Budweiser unveil the latest in their series of documentaries ahead of the fast-approaching Budweiser...

Made In Minnesota: Budweiser Made in America Documents The Best City Music Of The States

Budweiser Made In America Press Conference at Los Angeles City Hall on April 16, 2014 in Los Angeles, California - Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images...


Imagine Dragons - Imagine Dragons in Hong Kong Video

Imagine Dragons get hot and sweaty in Hong Kong. Director Michael Bays invited the boys over to walk the red carpet and perform a special...

Imagine Dragons - Transformers Featurette Video

Las Vegas rock band Imagine Dragons have unveiled their original song entitled ‘Battle Cry’ for the upcoming film score of ‘Transformers: Age Of Extinction’. The...

Coldplay Debut New Album Material At Lauded SXSW Comeback Show

Last night, Coldplay took to the stage at Texas' South by Southwest Festival where they debuted new material from forthcoming album Ghost Stories alongside well-worn...

Seth Meyers Leaves SNL For Greener Pastures With Emotional Weekend Update

This week’s Saturday Night Live was hosted by Melissa McCarthy and featured some great sketches with her, but it was really Seth Meyers who stole...



Imagine Dragons Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Imagine Dragons

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All