GALLERY: Taylor Swift, Drake to win at Billboard awards

THE stars of popular music are gathering in Las Vegas today for the Billboard Music Awards.

The Weeknd, Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift, Adele and Drake are all expected to pick up awards.

Britney Spears and Celine Dion have already been awarded the Millennium and Icon awards respectively.

Spears, Madonna, Pink and Australian Troye Sivan will all perform in the ceremony hosted by Ciara and Ludacris.