Best #FlashbackFriday Ever? Check Out the Spice Girls, Gwen Stefani & More at the 1997 Billboard Music Awards
THE SPICE GIRLS
The British girl group scored two awards at the Dec. 8, 1997 ceremony at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas: album of the year (Spice) and new artist.
The No Doubt frontwoman was at the height of her first wave of fame, having released Tragic Kingdom two years before.
THE BACKSTREET BOYS
Because 'NSYNC hadn't even released its debut single in the U.S. yet.
Three months before, Usher dropped his second album, My Way.
Rhymes was fresh off the release of his album When Disaster Strikes at the 1997 honors.
THIRD EYE BLIND
The rock band was another of the night's winners, going home with the award for modern rock track.
Even 20 years ago, the funnylady was making her mark on red carpets. More winners from that night: LeAnn Rimes, Elton John, Puff Daddy, Toni Braxton and Dru Hill.