Simply put, Taylor Swift owned the 2013 Billboard Music Awards.
First, the artist took home 11 trophies. No, that is not a misprint. 11!
Then, she performed her hit "22," starting off backstage... making her way through the crowd... and ending up with a bunch of back-up dancers, jumping and playing around on stage.
Watch that Taylor Swift performance now.
But Swift saved the best for last when she accepted Artist of the Year and joked at the mic: “To the fans... I just want you to know this one thing: You are the longest and best relationship I’ve ever had.”
Self-zing! Watch the speech here and then compare it to Justin Bieber's Milestone Award speech. One is self-deprecating; the other anything but...