Drake, Beyonce, Twenty One Pilots Sweep the Billboard Music Awards

The Billboard Music Awards aired Sunday night on ABC, honoring the top-charting artists from 2016-17. However, the night was pretty much just a chance for hosts Ludacris and Vanessa Hudgens to celebrate the holy trinity of radio: Drake, Beyoncé, and Twenty One Pilots.

Before the live event even began, Drake had already won ten of his 22 categories. He eventually went on to win best male artist, top Billboard 200 album, and top artist during the broadcast; besting Adele’s old record with 13 wins in a single night. An (understandably) absent Beyoncé was named best female artist, best R&B artist, and best touring artist, while Twenty One Pilots was selected as best duo/group and top radio artist, just to name a few.

But not to be outdone, Billboard icon award-recipient Cher took the stage to perform not one, but two of her massive hits — “Believe” and “If I Could Turn Back Time.”

Other noteworthy wins included The Chainsmokers as top dance/electronic artist and top Hot 100 song with Halsey, Florida Georgia Line as top country song, Blake Shelton as top country artist, and “Hamilton: An American Musical” as top soundtrack/cast album.

A complete list of 2017 BBMA winners can be found below. (Winners in bold)

Top artist:
Adele
Beyoncé
Justin Bieber
The Chainsmokers
Drake
Ariana Grande
Shawn Mendes
Rihanna
Twenty One Pilots
The Weeknd

Billboard chart achievement award presented by Xfinity:
Luke Bryan
Nicki Minaj
The Chainsmokers
The Weeknd
Twenty One Pilots

Top male artist:
Justin Bieber
Drake
Future
Shawn Mendes
The Weeknd

Top female artist:
Adele
Beyoncé
Ariana Grande
Rihanna
Sia

Top duo/group:
The Chainsmokers
Coldplay
Florida Georgia Line
Guns N’ Roses
Twenty One Pilots

Top Billboard 200 artist:
Beyoncé
Drake
Prince
Twenty One Pilots
The Weeknd

Top Hot 100 artist:
The Chainsmokers
Drake
Rihanna
Twenty One Pilots
The Weeknd

Top song sales artist:
The Chainsmokers
Drake
Prince
Justin Timberlake
Twenty One Pilots

Top radio songs artist:
Justin Bieber
The Chainsmokers
Drake
Rihanna
Twenty One Pilots

Top streaming songs artist:
The Chainsmokers
Desiigner
Drake
Rihanna
Twenty One Pilots

Top social artist:
Justin Bieber
BTS
Selena Gomez
Ariana Grande
Shawn Mendes

Top touring artist:
Justin Bieber
Beyoncé
Coldplay
Guns N’ Roses
Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band

Top R&B artist:
Beyoncé
Bruno Mars
Frank Ocean
Rihanna
The Weeknd

Top R&B tour:
Beyoncé
Lionel Richie
Rihanna

Top rap artist:
J. Cole
Desiigner
Drake 
Future
Rae Sremmurd

Top rap tour
Drake
Future
Kanye West

Top country artist:
Florida Georgia Line
Blake Shelton
Keith Urban
Chris Stapleton
Jason Aldean

Top country tour:
Luke Bryan
Kenny Chesney
Dixie Chicks

Top rock artist:
Coldplay
The Lumineers
Metallica
Twenty One Pilots
X Ambassadors

Top rock tour:
Coldplay
Guns N’ Roses
Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band

Top Latin artist:
J Balvin
Juan Gabriel
Los Plebes Del Rancho De Ariel Camacho
Maluma
Nicky Jam

Top dance/electronic artist:
The Chainsmokers
Calvin Harris
Major Lazer
DJ Snake
Lindsey Stirling

Top Christian artist:
Lauren Daigle
Hillsong Worship
Hillary Scott & the Family
Skillet
Chris Tomlin

Top gospel artist:
Jekalyn Carr
Kirk Franklin
Travis Greene
Tamela Mann
Hezekiah Walker

Top Billboard 200 album:
Beyoncé — “Lemonade”
Drake — “Views”
Rihanna — “Anti”
Twenty One Pilots — “Blurryface”
The Weeknd — “Starboy”

Top soundtrack/cast album:
“Hamilton: An American Musical”
“Moana”
“Purple Rain”
“Suicide Squad: The Album”
“Trolls”

Top R&B album:
Beyoncé — “Lemonade”
Bruno Mars — “24K Magic”
Frank Ocean — “Blonde”
Rihanna — “Anti”
The Weeknd — “Starboy”

Top rap album:
J. Cole — “4 Your Eyez Only”
Drake — “Views”
Kevin Gates — “Isla”
DJ Khaled — “Major Key”
A Tribe Called Quest — “We Got It From Here… Thank You for Your Service”

Top country album:
Jason Aldean — “They Don’t Know”
Florida Georgia Line — “Dig Your Roots”
Blake Shelton — “If I’m Honest”
Chris Stapleton — “Traveller”
Keith Urban — “Ripcord”

Top rock album:
The Lumineers — “Cleopatra”
Metallica — “Hardwired… to Self Destruct”
Radiohead — “A Moon Shaped Pool”
Red Hot Chili Peppers — “The Getaway”
Twenty One Pilots — “Blurryface”

Top Latin album:
J Balvin — “Energia”
CNCO — “Primera Cita”
Juan Gabriel — “Los Duo 2”
Juan Gabriel — ” Vestido De Etiqueta: Por Eduardo Magallanes”
Los Plebes del Rancho de Ariel Camacho — “Recuerden Mi Estilo”

Top dance/electronic album:
The Chainsmokers — “Bouquet”
The Chainsmokers — “Collage”
Flume — “Skin”
Kygo — “Cloud Nine”
Lindsey Stirling — “Brave Enough”

Top Christian album:
Casting Crowns — “The Very Next Thing”
Lauren Daigle — “How Can It Be
Joey + Rory — “Hymns”
Hillary Scott & The Family — “Love Remains”
Skillet — “Unleashed”

Top gospel album:
Tamela Mann — “One Way”
Kirk Franklin — “Losing My Religion”
Travis Greene — “The Hill”
Tasha Cobbs — “One Place: Live”
Hezekiah Walker — ” Better: Azusa – The Next Generation 2″

Top Hot 100 song:
The Chainsmokers feat. Halsey — “Closer”
The Chainsmokers feat. Daya — “Don’t Let Me Down”
Drake feat. WizKid and Kyla — “One Dance”
Justin Timberlake — “Can’t Stop The Feeling!”
Twenty One Pilots — “Heathens”

Top selling song:
The Chainsmokers feat. Halsey — “Closer”
The Chainsmokers feat. Daya — “Don’t Let Me Down”
Drake feat. WizKid and Kyla — “One Dance”
Justin Timberlake — “Can’t Stop The Feeling!”
Twenty One Pilots — “Heathens”

Top radio song:
The Chainsmokers feat. Halsey — “Closer”
The Chainsmokers feat. Daya — “Don’t Let Me Down”
Drake feat. WizKid and Kyla — “One Dance”
Sia feat. Sean Paul — “Cheap Thrills”
Justin Timberlake — “Can’t Stop The Feeling!”

Top streaming song (audio):
The Chainsmokers feat. Halsey — “Closer”
Drake feat. WizKid and Kyla — “One Dance”
D.R.A.M. feat. Lil Yachty — “Broccoli”
Rihanna — “Needed Me”
The Weeknd feat. Daft Punk — “Starboy”

Top streaming song (video):
The Chainsmokers feat. Halsey — “Closer”
Desiigner — “Panda”
Zay Hilfigerr and Zayion McCall — “JuJu On That Beat (TZ Anthem)
Rae Sremmurd feat. Gucci Mane — “Black Beatles”
Twenty One Pilots — “Heathens”

Top collaboration:
The Chainsmokers feat. Halsey — “Closer”
The Chainsmokers feat. Daya — “Don’t Let Me Down”
Drake feat. WizKid, and Kyla — “One Dance”
Sia feat. Sean Paul — “Cheap Thrills”
The Weeknd feat. Daft Punk — “Starboy”

Top R&B song:
Drake feat. WizKid and Kyla — “One Dance” 
Bruno Mars — “24K Magic”
Rihanna — “Needed Me”
Rihanna feat. Drake — “Work”
The Weeknd feat. Daft Punk — “Starboy”

Top R&B collaboration:
Drake feat. WizKid and Kyla — “One Dance”
PARTYNEXTDOOR feat. Drake — “Come And See Me”
Rihanna feat. Drake — “Work”
The Weeknd feat. Daft Punk — “I Feel It Coming”
The Weeknd feat. Daft Punk — “Starboy”

Top rap song:
Desiigner — “Panda”
Drake — “Fake Love”
D.R.A.M. feat. Lil Yachty — “Broccoli”
Migos feat. Lil Uzi Vert — “Bad And Boujee”
Rae Sremmurd feat. Gucci Mane — “Black Beatles”

Top rap collaboration:
D.R.A.M. feat. Lil Yachty — “Broccoli”
Zay Hilfigerr and Zayion McCall — “JuJu On That Beat (TZ Anthem)
Machine Gun Kelly and Camila Cabello — “Bad Things”
Migos feat. Lil Uzi Vert — “Bad and Boujee”
Rae Sremmurd feat. Gucci Mane — “Black Beatles” 

Top country song:
Kenny Chesney feat. Pink — “Setting The World On Fire”
Florida Georgia Line — “H.O.L.Y.”
Florida Georgia Line feat. Tim McGraw — “May We All”
Little Big Town — “Better Man”
Keith Urban — “Blue Ain’t Your Color”

Top country collaboration:
Dierks Bentley feat. Elle King — “Different For Girls”
Kenny Chesney feat. Pink, “Setting The World On Fire”
Eric Church feat. Rhiannon Giddens — “Kill A Word”
Florida Georgia Line feat. Tim McGraw — “May We All”
Chris Young feat. Vince Gill — “Sober Saturday Night”

Top rock song:
Lil Wayne, Wiz Khalifa, and Imagine Dragons with Logic and Ty Dolla $ign feat. X Ambassadors — “Sucker For Pain”
Twenty One Pilots — “Heathens”
Twenty One Pilots — “Ride”
Twenty One Pilots — “Stressed Out”
X Ambassadors — “Unsteady”

Top Latin song:
Daddy Yankee — “Shaky Shaky”
Enrique Iglesias feat. Wisin — “Duele El Corazon”
Nicky Jam — “Hasta El Amanecer”
Shakira feat. Maluma — “Chantaje”
Carlos Vives and Shakira — “La Bicicleta”

Top dance/electronic song:
The Chainsmokers feat. Halsey — “Closer”
The Chainsmokers feat. Daya — “Don’t Let Me Down”
Calvin Harris feat. Rihanna — “This Is What You Came For”
Major Lazer feat. Justin Bieber, and MØ — “Cold Water”
DJ Snake feat. Justin Bieber — “Let Me Love You”

Top Christian song:
Lauren Daigle — “Trust In You”
Hillary Scott and The Family — “Thy Will”
Skillet — “Feel Invincible”
Ryan Stevenson feat. GabeReal — “Eye Of The Storm”
Zach Williams — “Chain Breaker”

Top gospel song:
Jekalyn Carr — “You’re Bigger”
Tasha Cobbs — feat. Kierra Sheard “Put A Praise On It”
Kirk Franklin — “Wanna Be Happy??”
Travis Greene — “Made A Way”
Hezekiah Walker — “Better”

Billboard icon award:
Cher

Top new artist:
Alessia Cara
Desiigner
Lil Uzi Vert
Lukas Graham
Zayn

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