The Weeknd was the biggest winner at this year’s Billboard Music Awards (BBMA). This year’s award held at the Microsoft Theater, Los Angeles, California, United States with Nick Jonas hosting the event.

However, a number of the awards for the winners of the non-televised categories via the Billboard Music Awards’ Instagram live with TV host, Matthew Hoffman, revealing the winners. The finalists for the Billboard Awards are determined by album and digital sales, streaming, radio airplay, and social media participation and the nominations for each of the 51 categories are based on the chart period from March 21, 2020 to April 3, 2021.

The Weeknd won 10 of the 16 categories for which he was nominated. Amongst those 10 was the biggest win of the night as the “Top Artist”. This brings his total to 19, making him 5th most decorated BBMA winner of all time. Boy band, BTS won every category for which they were nominated, bagging 4 awards. Pop Smoke, with a posthumous recognition as a finalist in 10 categories set a new record, winning 5 of them. His mother, Audrey Jackson, received these awards on his behalf saying, “Thank you for honoring my young warrior.”

Drake received the Artist of the Decade Award while rapper and social activist Trae Tha Truth was honored with the Change Maker Award. Artist, P!NK, also bagged the Icon Award.

Here’s your full list of winners;
Top Artist – The Weeknd
Top New Artist – Pop Smoke
Top Male Artist – The Weekend
Top Female Artist – Taylor Swift
Top Duo/Group – BTS
Top Billboard 200 Artist – Taylor Swift
Top Hot 100 Artist – The Weeknd
Top Streaming Songs Artist – Drake
Top Song Sales Artist – BTS
Top Radio Songs Artist – The Weeknd
Top Social Artist (Fan Voted) – BTS
Top R&B Artist – The Weeknd
Top R&B Male Artist – The Weeknd
Top R&B Female Artist – Doja Cat
Top Rap Artist – Pop Smoke
Top Rap Male Artist – Pop Smoke
Top Rap Female Artist – Megan Thee Stallion
Top Country Artist – Morgan Wallen
Top Country Male Artist – Morgan Wallen
Top Country Female Artist – Gabby Barrett
Top Country Duo/Group – Florida Georgia Line
Top Rock Artist – Machine Gun Kelly
Top Latin Artist – Bad Bunny
Top Latin Male Artist – Bad Bunny
Top Latin Female Artist – Karol G
Top Latin Duo/Group – Eslabón Armado
Top Dance/Electronic Artist – Lady Gaga
Top Christian Artist – Elevation Worship
Top Gospel Artist – Kanye West
Top Billboard 200 Album – Pop Smoke, Shoot for the Stars, Aim for the Moon
Top R&B Album – The Weeknd, After Hours
Top Rap Album – Pop Smoke, Shoot for the Stars, Aim for the Moon
Top Country Album – Morgan Wallen, Dangerous: The Double Album
Top Rock Album – Machine Gun Kelly, Tickets to My Downfall
Top Latin Album – Bad Bunny, YHLQMDLG
Top Dance/Electronic Album – Lady Gaga, Chromatica
Top Christian Album – Carrie Underwood, My Gift
Top Gospel Album – Maverick City Music, Maverick City Vol. 3 Part 1
Top Hot 100 Song Presented by Rockstar – The Weeknd, “Blinding Lights”
Top Streaming Song – DaBaby ft. Roddy Ricch, “ROCKSTAR”
Top Selling Song – BTS, “Dynamite”
Top Radio Song – The Weeknd, “Blinding Lights”
Top Collaboration (Fan Voted) – Gabby Barrett ft. Charlie Puth, “I Hope”
Top R&B Song – The Weeknd, “Blinding Lights”
Top Rap Song – DaBaby ft. Roddy Ricch, “ROCKSTAR”
Top Country Song – Gabby Barrett, “I Hope”
Top Rock Song – AJR, “Bang!”
Top Latin Song – Bad Bunny & Jhay Cortez, “Dákiti”
Top Dance/Electronic Song – SAINt JHN, “Roses (Imanbek Remix)”
Top Christian Song – Elevation Worship ft. Brandon Lake, “Graves Into Gardens”
Top Gospel Song – Kanye West ft. Travis Scott, “Wash Us In The Blood”
Artist of the Decade – Drake
Change Maker Award – Trae Tha Truth
ICON Award – P!NK

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