Here is a recap list of winners that swept the board from the 2017 Billboard Music Awards that were held Sunday May 21st at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Drake did the 6ix proud as he was the biggest winner at the Billboard Music Awards this year. Drake took home 13 awards, beating Adele’s record of 12 awards. Making him the artist with the most awards ever won in a single year.
The Chainsmokers pictured on The Red Carpet.
Top Artist: Drake
Top New Artist: Zayn
Billboard Chart Achievement Award Presented by Xfinity: Twenty One Pilots
Top Male Artist: Drake
Top Female Artist: Beyonce
Top Duo/Group: Twenty One Pilots
Top Billboard 200 Artist: Drake
Top Hot 100 Artist: Drake
Top Song Sales Artist: Drake
Top Radio Songs Artist: Twenty One Pilots
Top Streaming Songs Artist: Drake
Top Social Artist: BTS
Top Touring Artist: Beyonce
Top R&B Artist: Beyonce
Top R&B Tour: Beyonce
Top Rap Artist: Drake
Top Rap Tour: Drake
Top Country Artist: Blake Shelton
Top Country Tour: Kenny Chesney
Top Rock Artist: Twenty One Pilots
Top Rock Tour: Coldplay
Top Latin Artist: Juan Gabriel
Top Dance/Electronic Artist: The Chainsmokers
Top Billboard 200 Album: Drake, Views
Top R&B Album: Beyonce, Lemonade
Top Rap Album: Drake, Views
Top Streaming Song ( Audio ): Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla, “One Dance”
Top Collaboration: The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey, “Closer”
Top R&B Song: Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla, “One Dance”
Top R&B Collaboration: Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla, “One Dance”
Top Rock Song: Twenty One Pilots, “Heathens”
Top Dance/Electronic Song: The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey, “Closer”
These Artists are the Top Board Clearing from the 2017 Billboard Music Awards. Award shows like this have a bad rap as many fans say it’s a popularity contest, however they’re based on key fan interactions with music. Including album and digital song sales, streaming, radio airplay, touring and social engagement.
The measurements are tracked year round by Billboard, Nielson Music and Next Big Sound this year the tracked dates were from March 18th, 2016 to March 16th, 2017.