Flashback Friday: 20 Nostalgic Photos From The Billboard Music Awards Over The Years was originally published on theurbandaily.com

1. Mariah Carey was a Billboard queen in the early ’90s.

Mariah Carey was a Billboard queen in the early ’90s.

2. Janet Jackson won multiple awards beginning back in the 1980s.

Janet Jackson won multiple awards beginning back in the 1980s.

3. Whitney Houston was deemed “The Voice” after her success on the Billboard charts in 1990.

Whitney Houston was deemed “The Voice” after her success on the Billboard charts in 1990.

4. Destiny’s Child evolved with the times, and took home multiple awards in 2001 while doing so.

Destiny’s Child evolved with the times, and took home multiple awards in 2001 while doing so.

5. Back when Cash Money took over for the ’99 and 2000s.

Back when Cash Money took over for the ’99 and 2000s.

6. The Spice Girls ruled the ’90s with girl power.

The Spice Girls ruled the ’90s with girl power.

7. Usher was a big winner back in 1997 following his “My Way” album.

Usher was a big winner back in 1997 following his “My Way” album.

8. 1999 – Back when Jay Z still did award shows and red carpets.

1999 – Back when Jay Z still did award shows and red carpets.

9. Lauryn Hill, aka L Boogie, received her award for R&B Album Of The Year in 1998.

Lauryn Hill, aka L Boogie, received her award for R&B Album Of The Year in 1998.

10. Before billions of dollars and Beats headphones, Snoop and Dre were just two cool kids from Cali in 1993.

Before billions of dollars and Beats headphones, Snoop and Dre were just two cool kids from Cali in 1993.

11. Nelly rocking two headbands and Pink with her pink hair…this photo screams 2001.

Nelly rocking two headbands and Pink with her pink hair…this photo screams 2001.

12. Cher being Cher back in 1997.

Cher being Cher back in 1997.

13. Vintage ‘Ye when he was the Louis Vuitton Don.

Vintage ‘Ye when he was the Louis Vuitton Don.

14. Back in 2004, Ciara was still keeping her “goodies” in a jar.

Back in 2004, Ciara was still keeping her “goodies” in a jar.

15. Christina Aguilera back in her 2000 “Dirty” days.

Christina Aguilera back in her 2000 “Dirty” days.

16. Pre-bad boy behavior Justin Bieber presenting an award to a then red-haired Rihanna in 2011.

Pre-bad boy behavior Justin Bieber presenting an award to a then red-haired Rihanna in 2011.

17. Miley Cyrus accepted her award in 2012 – before she revealed her hippie-inspired, tongue-wagging persona.

Miley Cyrus accepted her award in 2012 – before she revealed her hippie-inspired, tongue-wagging persona.

18. Erykah Badu and Janelle Monae gave major Queen vibes back in 2011.

Erykah Badu and Janelle Monae gave major Queen vibes back in 2011.

19. When Wiz and Amber Rose were still in newlywed bliss.

When Wiz and Amber Rose were still in newlywed bliss.

20. In 2014, Kylie showed off her new grown up look.

In 2014, Kylie showed off her new grown up look.
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