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Billboard Music Awards 2022: Complete winners list

Billboard Music Awards 2022: Complete winners list


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The Billboard Music Awards named Drake high artist, male artist, rap artist, rap male artist and rap album for “Licensed Lover Boy.”

The rapper prolonged his document as essentially the most adorned winner within the historical past of the awards present with 34 wins.

Mary J. Blige was honored for her musical excellence, receiving the Icon Award. The singer, generally known as the queen of hip-hop soul, was offered the award by Janet Jackson and escorted on stage by Sean “Diddy” Combs – who emceed the present, which was broadcast live Sunday from the MGM Grand Area in Las Vegas.

“I have been on this journey for a very long time, one that did not at all times look the way in which you see me now,” she advised the group. “One that’s full of a whole lot of heartache and ache, however God helped me to channel these experiences and feelings in my music.”

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Morgan Wallen, who was caught on digicam in 2021 utilizing a racial slur, received the highest nation artist award.

“I wish to say, ‘Thank God.’ And thank my followers. I received the most effective rattling followers,” mentioned Wallen, who thanked Billboard for inviting him. He didn’t point out final yr’s incident, which as soon as discovered the disgraced singer rebuked by the music business.

Olivia Rodrigo took house seven awards, together with greatest new artist, and Kanye West, known as Ye, received six.

Ye made his mark within the faith-based classes: The rapper received high Christian artist for the primary time, however claimed high gospel artist and gospel music for the third yr in a row. He additionally obtained high gospel album for the second time.

The Child Laroi grew to become a first-time winner, taking house 5 wins for his music “Keep” with Justin Bieber, whose Billboard Music Awards win depend rose to 26.

Doja Cat got here away with 4 awards. She received high R&B artist and R&B feminine artist for the second consecutive yr, together with high R&B album and feminine artist.

Taylor Swift – who has the second most-ever award present wins with 29 – received 4 awards. Bad Bunny obtained two wins whereas R&B duo Silk Sonic, comprised of Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak, received their first-ever award for high R&B music for “Depart the Door Open.”

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Nominees are decided by Billboard chart rankings and winners are chosen based mostly on a number of standards, together with their album and digital music gross sales, airplay and streaming success and touring.

The winners:

ARTIST AWARDS

Prime Artist: Drake 

Prime New Artist: Olivia Rodrigo

Prime Male Artist: Drake

Prime Feminine Artist: Olivia Rodrigo

Prime Duo/Group: BTS

Prime Billboard 200 Artist: Taylor Swift

Prime Sizzling 100 Artist: Olivia Rodrigo

Prime Streaming Songs Artist: Olivia Rodrigo

Prime Track Gross sales Artist: BTS

Prime Radio Songs Artist: Olivia Rodrigo

Prime Billboard International 200 Artist: Olivia Rodrigo 

Prime Billboard International (excl. U.S.) Artist: Ed Sheeran

Prime Tour: The Rolling Stones (No Filter Tour) 

Prime R&B Artist: Doja Cat

Prime R&B Male Artist: The Weeknd

Prime R&B Feminine Artist: Doja Cat

Prime R&B Tour: Bruno Mars (Bruno Mars at Park MGM)

Prime Rap Artist: Drake

Prime Rap Male Artist: Drake

Prime Rap Feminine Artist: Megan Thee Stallion

Prime Rap Tour: Omarion & Bow Wow (The Millennium Tour 2021)

Prime Nation Artist: Taylor Swift 

Prime Nation Male Artist: Morgan Wallen

Prime Nation Feminine Artist: Taylor Swift

Prime Nation Duo/Group: Dan + Shay

Prime Nation Tour: Eric Church (Collect Once more Tour)

Prime Rock Artist: Glass Animals

Prime Rock Tour: The Rolling Stones (No Filter Tour)

Prime Latin Artist: Dangerous Bunny

Prime Latin Male Artist: Dangerous Bunny

Prime Latin Feminine Artist: Kali Uchis

Prime Latin Duo/Group: Eslabon Armado

Prime Latin Tour: Los Bukis (Una Historia Cantada Tour)

Prime Dance/Digital Artist: Woman Gaga

Prime Christian Artist: Ye

Prime Gospel Artist: Ye

ALBUM AWARDS

Prime Billboard 200 Album: Olivia Rodrigo “Bitter”

Prime Soundtrack: “Encanto” 

Prime R&B Album: Doja Cat “Planet Her”

Prime Rap Album: Drake “Licensed Lover Boy”

Prime Nation Album: Taylor Swift “Crimson (Taylor’s Model)”

Prime Rock Album: twenty one pilots “Scaled And Icy”

Prime Latin Album: Karol G “KG0516”

Prime Dance/Digital Album: ILLENIUM “Fallen Embers”

Prime Christian Album: Ye “Donda”

Prime Gospel Album: Ye “Donda”

SONG AWARDS

Prime Sizzling 100 Track: The Child Laroi & Justin Bieber “STAY”

Prime Streaming Track: The Child Laroi & Justin Bieber “STAY”

Prime Promoting Track: BTS “Butter”

Prime Radio Track: Dua Lipa “Levitating”

Prime Collaboration: The Child Laroi & Justin Bieber “STAY”

Prime Billboard International 200 Track: The Child Laroi & Justin Bieber “STAY” 

Prime Billboard International (excl. U.S) Track: The Child Laroi & Justin Bieber “STAY”

Prime Viral Track: Doja Cat ft. SZA “Kiss Me Extra”

Prime R&B Track: Silk Sonic (Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak) “Depart The Door Open”

Prime Rap Track: Lil Nas X that includes Jack Harlow “INDUSTRY BABY”

Prime Nation Track: Walker Hayes “Fancy Like”

Prime Rock Track: Måneskin “Beggin’”

Prime Latin Track: Kali Uchis “telepatía”

Prime Dance/Digital Track: Elton John & Dua Lipa “Chilly Coronary heart – PNAU Remix”

Prime Christian Track: Ye “Hurricane”

Prime Gospel Track: Ye “Hurricane”

Contributing: Jonathan Landrum Jr., The Related Press, and Kim Willis, USA TODAY

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