BBMAs 2021: The Weeknd leads the pack with 10 wins; BTS makes clean sweep with 4 awards


The 2021 Billboard Music Awards aired on May 23 from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. The Weeknd led with 16 nominations this year for his ‘After Hours’ record and the chart-topping song ‘Blinding Lights’. He was followed by DaBaby coming in with nine nominations. Dua Lipa, Taylor Swift, BTS were nominated in 4 categories for their chart-topping single ‘Dynamite’, each followed by Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande bagging three nominations, each.

BBMAs 2021: The Weeknd leads the pack with 10 wins; BTS makes clean sweep with 4 awards

Hosted by Nick Jonas, it was the biggest night for The Weekend who won 10 awards, BTS swept awards in four categories, the late rapper Pop Smole won major awards posthumously. Pink accepted the Icon Award whereas Trae Tha Truth was honoured with the Change Maker Award, and Drake received the Artist of the Decade Award. The awards were based on the Billboard charts starting from March 21, 2020, through April 3, 2021.

Here’s the full list of winners:

TOP MALE ARTIST
The Weeknd

TOP FEMALE ARTIST
Taylor Swift

TOP ARTIST
The Weeknd

TOP NEW ARTIST
Pop Smoke

TOP DUO/GROUP
BTS

TOP SOCIAL ARTIST (FAN-VOTED)
BTS

TOP BILLBOARD 200 ARTIST
Taylor Swift

TOP HOT 100 ARTIST
The Weeknd

TOP STREAMING SONGS ARTIST
Drake

TOP SONGS SALES ARTIST
BTS

TOP RADIO SONGS ARTIST
The Weeknd

TOP R&B ARTIST
The Weeknd

TOP R&B MALE ARTIST
The Weeknd

TOP R&B FEMALE ARTIST
Doja Cat

TOP RAP ARTIST
Pop Smoke

TOP RAP MALE ARTIST
Pop Smoke

TOP RAP FEMALE ARTIST
Megan Thee Stallion

TOP COUNTRY ARTIST
Morgan Wallen

TOP COUNTRY MALE ARTIST
Morgan Wallen

TOP COUNTRY FEMALE ARTIST
Gabby Barrett

TOP COUNTRY DUO/GROUP
Florida Georgia Line

TOP ROCK ARTIST
Machine Gun Kelly

TOP LATIN ARTIST
Bad Bunny

TOP LATIN MALE ARTIST
Bad Bunny

TOP LATIN FEMALE ARTIST
Karol G

TOP LATIN DUO/GROUP
Eslabón Armado

TOP DANCE/ELECTRONIC ARTIST
Lady Gaga

TOP CHRISTIAN ARTIST
Elevation Worship

TOP GOSPEL ARTIST
Kanye West

TOP BILLBOARD 200 ALBUM
Pop Smoke, Shoot for the Stars, Aim for the Moon

TOP R&B ALBUM
The Weeknd, After Hours

TOP RAP ALBUM
Pop Smoke, Shoot for the Stars, Aim for the Moon

TOP COUNTRY ALBUM
Morgan Wallen, Dangerous: The Double Album

TOP ROCK ALBUM
Machine Gun Kelly, Tickets to My Downfall

TOP LATIN ALBUM
Bad Bunny, YHLQMDLG

TOP DANCE/ELECTRONIC ALBUM
Lady Gaga, Chromatica

TOP CHRISTIAN ALBUM
Carrie Underwood, My Gift

TOP GOSPEL ALBUM
Maverick City Music, Maverick City Vol. 3 Part 1

TOP HOT 100 SONG PRESENTED BY ROCKSTAR
The Weeknd, “Blinding Lights”

TOP STREAMING SONG
DaBaby ft. Roddy Ricch, “ROCKSTAR”

TOP SELLING SONG
BTS, “Dynamite”

TOP RADIO SONG
The Weeknd, “Blinding Lights”

TOP COLLABORATION (FAN-VOTED)
Gabby Barrett ft. Charlie Puth, “I Hope”

TOP R&B SONG
The Weeknd, “Blinding Lights”

TOP RAP SONG
DaBaby ft. Roddy Ricch, “ROCKSTAR”

TOP COUNTRY SONG
Gabby Barrett, “I Hope”

TOP ROCK SONG
AJR, “Bang!”

TOP LATIN SONG
Bad Bunny & Jhay Cortez, “Dákiti”

TOP DANCE/ELECTRONIC SONG
SAINt JHN, “Roses (Imanbek Remix)”

TOP CHRISTIAN SONG
Elevation Worship ft. Brandon Lake, “Graves Into Gardens”

TOP GOSPEL SONG
Kanye West ft. Travis Scott, “Wash Us In The Blood”

ALSO READ: BBMAs 2021: The Weeknd leads with 16 nods; DaBaby, Dua Lipa, Taylor Swift, BTS bag nominations

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