Taylor Swift dominated the Billboard Music Awards last night, seizing eight of honors, including Top Artist and Top Billboard 200 Album for “Red.” Justin Bieber claimed three awards, specifically, Top Male Artist, Social Artist and Milestone Award. Prince, who received the Icon Award, closed the ceremony with a combo of his jams.
Here is the complete list of Billboard Music Awards Winners –
Top Artist - Taylor Swift
Top Billboard 200 Artist - Taylor Swift
Top Digital Songs Artist - Taylor Swift
Top Hot 100 Artist - Maroon 5
Top Country Song - "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" Taylor Swift
Top Pop Song - "Call Me Maybe" Carly Rae Jepsen
Top Radio Song - "Somebody That I Used To Know" Gotye featuring Kimbra
Top Rap Song - "Thrift Shop" Macklemore featuring Ryan Lewis
Top R&B Song - "Diamonds" Rihanna
Top Rock Song - "Somebody That I Used To Know" Gotye featuring Kimbra
Top Latin Song - "Ai Se Eu Te Pego" Michael Telo
Top Dance Song - "Harlem Shake" Baauer
Top EDM Song - "Harlem Shake" Baauer
Top Christian Song - "10,000 Reasons (Bless The Lord)" Matt Redman
Top 200 Billboard Album - Red Taylor Swift
Top Pop Album - 21 Adele
Top Rap Album - Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded Nicki Minaj
Top R&B Album - Unapologetic Rihanna
Top Country Album - Red Taylor Swift
Top Rock Album -
Top Latin Album - La Misma Gran Senora Jennie Rivera
Top Dance Album - MDNA Madonna
Top EDM Album - Bangarang Skrillex
Top Christian Album - Eye On It TobyMac
Top Duo/Group - One Direction
Top Radio Songs Artist - Rihanna
Top New Artist - One Direction
Top Country Artist - Taylor Swift
Top Pop Artist - One Direction
Top Rock Artist - Fun.
Top Latin Artist - Jenni Rivera
Top Dance Artist - Madonna
Top Christian Artist - tobyMac
Top EDM Artist - David Guetta
Top Touring Artist - Madonna
Top Female Artist - Taylor Swift
Top Male Artist - Justin Bieber
Top Rap Artist - Nicki Minaj
Top R&B Artist - Rihanna
Top Hot 100 Song - Gotye featuring Kimbra "Somebody That I Used To Know"
Top Social Artist - Justin Bieber
Top Digital Song - Carly Rae Jepson "Call Me Maybe"
Top Streaming Artist - Nicki Minaj
Top Streaming Song (Audio) - "Somebody That I Used To Know" Gotye featuring Kimbra
Top Streaming Song (Video) - "Gangnam Style" PSY
Milestone Award - Justin Bieber
Icon Award - Prince
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