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Brooks, U2 lead Billboard popularity nods

Country superstar Garth Brooks roped in seven trophies at the 1992 Billboard Music Awards last night, including best pop artist and country singles artist.

The Irish rock band U2 captured five awards, including best album rock track for “Mysterious Ways.”

The two-hour ceremony at the Universal Ampitheatre was hosted by Phil Collins and featured live performances by Genesis, Arrested Development, Richard Marx and Boyz II Men.

Winners were based on worldwide record sales, radio airplay and marketplace tallies.

Pop Artist– Garth Brooks.

Country Artist–Garth Brooks.

Hot 100 Singles Artist–Boyz II Men.

Hot Country Singles Artist– Garth Brooks.

Billboard 200 Albums Artist– Garth Brooks.

Country Albums Artist–Garth Brooks.

R&B Artist–Jodeci.

R&B Albums Artist–Jodeci.

New Pop Artist–Kriss Kross.

Billboard 200 Albums Group Artist–Guns N’ Roses.

Hot Adult Contemporary Artist–Richard Marx.

Modern Rock Tracks Artist– U2.

Hot Rap Singles Artist–Cypress Hill.

Billboard 200 Album–“Ropin’ the Wind,” Garth Brooks.

Country Album–“Ropin’ the Wind,” Garth Brooks.

Album Rock Track–“Mysterious Ways,” U2.

Album Rock Tracks Artist– U2.

Modern Rock Track–“One,” U2.

R&B Album–“Forever My Lady,” Jodeci.

Worldwide Album–“Dangerous,” Michael Jackson.

Hot Rap Single–“The Phuncky Fell One,” Cypress Hill.

Billboard 200 Albums-Most Weeks at No1–Billy Ray Cyrus–“Some Gave All.”

Worldwide Single–“Black and White,” Michael Jackson.

Hot Country Single–“I Saw the Light,” Wynnona.

Hot R&B Single–“Come & Talk to Me,” Jodeci.

Hot 100 Single–“End of the Road,” Boyz II Men.

Hot 100 Singles-Most Weeks at No1–“End of the Road,” Boyz II Men.

Boxscore Tour–U2.

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