2017 Billboard Music Awards Winners: Drake Sets a New Record

0
Drake Billboard Music Awards

Drake performs during the 2017 Billboard Music Awards on ABC.

The 2017 Billboard Music Awards were held on May 21, 2017 with Ludacris and Vanessa Hudgens handling hosting duties and Drake setting a new record for the most wins in the award show’s history with 13. Drake topped Adele’s record of 12 by winning in categories including Top Artist, Top Male Artist, and Top R&B Song. Beyonce and Twenty One Pilots followed Drake with five each, and The Chainsmokers snagged four wins including Top Dance/Electronic Artist.

Highlights from the 2017 broadcast included Cher returning to the award show stage after a 15 year absence to perform “Believe” and “If I Could Turn Back Time.” Celine Dion performed one of her biggest hits, “My Heart Will Go On,” in recognition of Titanic‘s 20th anniversary. Nicki Minaj delivered a 10 minute performance that featured Lil Wayne, David Guetta, and Jason Derulo, and Miley Cyrus took the stage to sing her latest single, “Malibu.” Other performers included Drake, Bruno Mars, Imagine Dragons, Ed Sheeran, Halsey, Lorde, Florida Georgia Line, John Legend, The Chainsmokers, Sam Hunt, Julia Michaels, and Camila Cabello .


2017 Billboard Awards Winners:

TOP ARTIST:
Adele
Beyoncé
Justin Bieber
The Chainsmokers
WINNER: Drake
Ariana Grande
Shawn Mendes
Rihanna
Twenty One Pilots
The Weeknd

Top New Artist:
Alessia Cara
Desiigner
Lil Uzi Vert
Lukas Graham
Winner: Zayn

Billboard Chart Achievement Award:
Luke Bryan
Nicki Minaj
The Chainsmokers
The Weeknd
Winner: Twenty One Pilots

Top Male Artist:
Justin Bieber
Winner: Drake
Future
Shawn Mendes
The Weeknd

Top Female Artist:
Adele
Winner: Beyoncé
Ariana Grande
Rihanna
Sia

Top Duo/Group:
The Chainsmokers
Coldplay
Florida Georgia Line
Guns N’ Roses
Winner: Twenty One Pilots

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

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

Top Song Sales Artist:
The Chainsmokers
Winner: Drake
Prince
Justin Timberlake
Twenty One Pilots

Top Radio Songs Artist:
Justin Bieber
The Chainsmokers
Drake
Rihanna
Winner: Twenty One Pilots

Top Streaming Songs Artist:
The Chainsmokers
Desiigner
Winner: Drake
Rihanna
Twenty One Pilots

Top Social Artist:
Justin Bieber
Winner: BTS
Selena Gomez
Ariana Grande
Shawn Mendes

Top Touring Artist:
Justin Bieber
Winner: Beyoncé
Coldplay
Guns N’ Roses
Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band

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

Top R&B Tour
Winner: Beyoncé
Lionel Richie
Rihanna

Top Rap Artist:
J. Cole
Desiigner
Winner: Drake
Future
Rae Sremmurd

Top Rap Tour
Winner: Drake
Future
Kanye West

Top Country Artist:
Florida Georgia Line
Winner: Blake Shelton
Keith Urban
Chris Stapleton
Jason Aldean

Top Country Tour
Luke Bryan
Winner: Kenny Chesney
Dixie Chicks

Top Rock Artist:
Coldplay
The Lumineers
Metallica
Winner: Twenty One Pilots
X Ambassadors

Top Rock Tour
Winner: Coldplay
Guns N’ Roses
Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band

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

Top Dance/Electronic Artist:
Winner: The Chainsmokers
Calvin Harris
Major Lazer
DJ Snake
Lindsey Stirling

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

Top Gospel Artist:
Jekalyn Carr
Winner: Kirk Franklin
Travis Greene
Tamela Mann
Hezekiah Walker

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

Top Soundtrack/Cast Album:
Winner: “Hamilton: An American Musical”
“Moana”
“Purple Rain”
“Suicide Squad: The Album”
“Trolls”

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

Top Rap Album:
J. Cole “4 Your Eyez Only”
Winner: 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”
Winner: Chris Stapleton “Traveller”
Keith Urban “Ripcord”

Top Rock Album:
The Lumineers “Cleopatra”
Winner: 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”
Winner: 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 (EP)”
The Chainsmokers “Collage (EP)”
Flume “Skin”
Kygo “Cloud Nine”
Winner: Lindsey Stirling “Brave Enough”

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

Top Gospel Album:
Winner: 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:
Winner: The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey “Closer”
The Chainsmokers Featuring Daya “Don’t Let Me Down”
Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla “One Dance”
Justin Timberlake “Can’t Stop The Feeling!”
Twenty One Pilots “Heathens”

Top Selling Song:
The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey “Closer”
The Chainsmokers Featuring Daya “Don’t Let Me Down”
Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla “One Dance”
Winner: Justin Timberlake “Can’t Stop The Feeling!”
Twenty One Pilots “Heathens”

Top Radio Song:
The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey “Closer”
The Chainsmokers Featuring Daya “Don’t Let Me Down”
Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla “One Dance”
Sia Featuring Sean Paul “Cheap Thrills”
Winner: Justin Timberlake “Can’t Stop The Feeling!”

Top Streaming Song (Audio):
The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey “Closer”
Winner: Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla “One Dance”
D.R.A.M. Featuring Lil Yachty “Broccoli”
Rihanna “Needed Me”
The Weeknd Featuring Daft Punk “Starboy”

Top Streaming Song (Video):
The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey “Closer”
Winner: Desiigner “Panda”
Zay Hilfigerr & Zayion McCall “JuJu On That Beat (TZ Anthem)
Rae Sremmurd Featuring Gucci Mane “Black Beatles”
Twenty One Pilots “Heathens”

Top Collaboration:
Winner: The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey “Closer”
The Chainsmokers Featuring Daya “Don’t Let Me Down”
Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla “One Dance”
Sia Featuring Sean Paul “Cheap Thrills”
The Weeknd Featuring Daft Punk “Starboy”

Top R&B Song:
Winner: Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla “One Dance”
Bruno Mars “24K Magic”
Rihanna “Needed Me”
Rihanna Featuring Drake “Work”
The Weeknd Featuring Daft Punk “Starboy”

Top R&B Collaboration
Winner: Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla “One Dance”
PARTYNEXTDOOR Featuring Drake “Come And See Me”
Rihanna Featuring Drake “Work”
The Weeknd Featuring Daft Punk “I Feel It Coming”
The Weeknd Featuring Daft Punk “Starboy”

Top Rap Song:
Winner: Desiigner “Panda”
Drake “Fake Love”
D.R.A.M. Featuring Lil Yachty “Broccoli”
Migos Featuring Lil Uzi Vert “Bad And Boujee”
Rae Sremmurd Featuring Gucci Mane “Black Beatles”

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

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

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

Top Rock Song:
Lil Wayne, Wiz Khalifa & Imagine Dragons with Logic & Ty Dolla $ign Feat. X Ambassadors “Sucker For Pain”
Winner: 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 Featuring Wisin “Duele El Corazon”
Winner: Nicky Jam “Hasta El Amanecer”
Shakira Featuring Maluma “Chantaje”
Carlos Vives & Shakira “La Bicicleta”

Top Dance/Electronic Song:
Winner: The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey “Closer”
The Chainsmokers Featuring Daya “Don’t Let Me Down”
Calvin Harris Featuring Rihanna “This Is What You Came For”
Major Lazer Featuring Justin Bieber & MO “Cold Water”
DJ Snake Featuring Justin Bieber “Let Me Love You”

Top Christian Song:
Lauren Daigle “Trust In You”
Winner: Hillary Scott & The Family “Thy Will”
Skillet “Feel Invincible”
Ryan Stevenson Featuring GabeReal “Eye Of The Storm”
Zach Williams “Chain Breaker”

Top Gospel Song:
Jekalyn Carr “You’re Bigger”
Tasha Cobbs Featuring Kierra Sheard “Put A Praise On It”
Kirk Franklin “Wanna Be Happy??”
Winner: Travis Greene “Made A Way”
Hezekiah Walker “Better”




Share.

Leave A Reply