Beyonce was one of the big winners at this year’s Billboard Music Awards big winners picking up the Billboard Millennium Award. The singer took to the stage to receive the award from a special guest presenter, her mother Tina Knowles. Tina was very clearly proud of her daughter saying, "It's my honour to present my daughter Beyoncé with the Billboard Millennium Award."
Before Beyonce collected her award a tribute video was played in honour of the star. Celebrities including Lady GaGa, Stevie Wonder and US First Lady Michelle Obama all left messages of praise for Beyonce. Lady GaGa said of her ‘Telephone’ partner, "You are so much more than just an icon. You represent the dream." Stevie Wonder added, “Beyoncé has made history and she's not even 30 yet."
Michelle Obama said of the songstress, “In addition to being just a beautiful young woman, she's been a role model for girls all around the world, I'm very proud of her, very proud of the woman that she is. I truly congratulate her tonight on all her success.” Upon collecting the award Beyonce thanked the usual people including her former Destiny’s Child partners and husband Jay Z. She ended her speech saying, "Thank you so much. This is a moment I have to soak in. It is one of the best memories of my life."