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Billboard Music Awards 2020: Here’s Who Won

By October 16, 2020Music

The winners are out!

That’s a wrap. The Billboard Music Awards are done! The 14th of October saw yet another annual celebration of music go by with Kelly Clarkson as host. Despite having to keep things pandemic friendly, Clarkson was still able to spread contagious energy to an audience-free arena.

Throughout the night, an array of artists were seen performing from the likes of John Legend, Brandy, Alicia Keys, En Vogue, BTS, and frequent winner Luke Combs.

Taylor Swift and Billie Eilish led with the most nominations, whilst Post Malone took home the most awards on the night, totaling up to a whopping nine wins.

Check out some of the nominees and winners below.

PHOTO CREDIT: Allure / Billie Eilish.

Top Artist

Billie Eilish
Jonas Brothers
Khalid
WINNER: Post Malone
Taylor Swift

Top Billboard 200 Album

WINNER: Billie Eilish, When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?

Ariana Grande, Thank U, Next

Khalid, Free Spirit

Post Malone, Hollywood’s Bleeding

Taylor Swift, Lover


Top Hot 100 Song

Lewis Capaldi, “Someone You Loved”
Billie Eilish, “bad guy”
WINNER: Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus, “Old Town Road”
Lizzo, “Truth Hurts”
Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello, “Señorita”

Top Male Artist

DaBaby
Khalid
Lil Nas X
WINNER: Post Malone
Ed Sheeran

Top Female Artist

WINNER: Billie Eilish
Ariana Grande
Halsey
Lizzo
Taylor Swift

Top Duo/Group

BTS
Dan + Shay
WINNER: Jonas Brothers
Maroon 5
Panic! At The Disco

Top New Artist

DaBaby
WINNER: Billie Eilish
Lil Nas X
Lizzo
Roddy Ricch

Billboard Chart Achievement Award (Fan-Voted):

Mariah Carey
Luke Combs
Lil Nas X
WINNER: Harry Styles
Taylor Swift


Top Rap Tour:

Drake
WINNER: Post Malone
Travis Scott

Top Country Artist:

Kane Brown
WINNER: Luke Combs
Dan + Shay
Maren Morris
Thomas Rhett

Top Country Male Artist:

Kane Brown
WINNER: Luke Combs
Thomas Rhett

Top Country Female Artist:

WINNER: Maren Morris
Kacey Musgraves
Carrie Underwood

Top Country Duo/Group:

WINNER: Dan + Shay
Florida Georgia Line
Old Dominion

Top Country Tour:

Eric Church
Florida Georgia Line
WINNER: George Strait

Top Rock Artist:

Imagine Dragons
WINNER: Panic! At The Disco
Tame Impala
Tool
twenty one pilots

Top Rock Tour:

WINNER: Elton John
Metallica
The Rolling Stones

Top Latin Artist:

Anuel AA
WINNER: Bad Bunny
J Balvin
Ozuna
Romeo Santos

Top Dance/Electronic Artist:

Avicii
WINNER: The Chainsmokers
DJ Snake
Illenium
Marshmello

Top Christian Artist:

WINNER: Lauren Daigle
Elevation Worship
For King & Country
Hillsong United
Kanye West


Top Rock Song:

Imagine Dragons “Bad Liar”
Machine Gun Kelly x Yungblud x Travis Barker “I Think I’m Okay”
WINNER: Panic! At The Disco “Hey Look Ma, I Made It”
Twenty One Pilots “Chlorine”
Twenty One Pilots “The Hype”

Top Latin Song:

Anuel AA, Daddy Yankee, Karol G, Ozuna & J Balvin “China”
Bad Bunny & Tainy “Callaita”
WINNER: Daddy Yankee ft. Snow “Con Calma”
Jhay Cortez, J Balvin, & Bad Bunny “No Me Conoce”
Sech ft. Darell, Nicky Jam, Ozuna, Anuel AA “Otro Trago”

Top Dance/Electronic Song:

Black Eyed Peas x J Balvin “Ritmo (Bad Boys For Life)”
WINNER: Ellie Goulding x Diplo ft. Swae Lee “Close To Me”
Illenium & Jon Bellion “Good Things Fall Apart”
Kygo x Whitney Houston “Higher Love”
Marshmello ft. Chvrches “Here With Me”


Top Soundtrack:

“Aladdin”
“Descendants 3”
WINNER: “Frozen II”
“K-12” by Melanie Martinez
“The Dirt” by Mötley Crüe

Top R&B Album:

Beyoncé “Homecoming: The Live Album”
Justin Bieber “Changes”
Chris Brown “Indigo”
WINNER: Khalid “Free Spirit”
Summer Walker “Over It”

Top Rap Album:

DaBaby “Kirk”
Juice WRLD “Death Race For Love”
WINNER: Post Malone “Hollywood’s Bleeding”
Roddy Ricch “Please Excuse Me for Being Antisocial”
Young Thug “So Much Fun”

Top Country Album:

Kane Brown “Experiment”
WINNER: Luke Combs “What You See Is What You Get”
Maren Morris “Girl”
Thomas Rhett “Center Point Road”
Morgan Wallen “If I Know Me”

Top Rock Album:

The Lumineers “III”
Slipknot “We Are Not Your Kind”
Tame Impala “The Slow Rush”
WINNER: Tool “Fear Inoculum”
Vampire Weekend “Father of the Bride”

Top Latin Album:

WINNER: J Balvin & Bad Bunny “Oasis”
Farruko “Gangalee”
Maluma “11:11”
Romeo Santos “Utopía”
Sech “Sueños”

Top Dance/Electronic Album:

Avicii “Tim”
The Chainsmokers “World War Joy”
Illenium “Ascend”
WINNER: Marshmello “Marshmello: Fortnite Extended Set”
Alan Walker “Different World”

Top Christian Album:

Bethel Music “Victory: Recorded Live”
Casting Crowns “Only Jesus”
Hillsong United “People”
Skillet “Victorious”
WINNER: Kanye West “Jesus is King”

Top Gospel Album

Kirk Franklin “Long Live Love”
Donald Lawrence & The Tri-City Singers “Goshen”
William McDowell “The Cry: A Live Worship Experience”
Sunday Service Choir “Jesus Is Born”
WINNER: Kanye West “Jesus is King”


Top Streaming Song:

Chris Brown ft. Drake “No Guidance”
Billie Eilish “bad guy”
WINNER: Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus “Old Town Road”
Lil Tecca “Ran$om”
Post Malone & Swae Lee “Sunflower (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse)”

Top Selling Song:

Lewis Capaldi “Someone You Loved”
Billie Eilish “bad guy”
WINNER: Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus “Old Town Road”
Lizzo “Truth Hurts”
Blake Shelton “God’s Country”

Top Radio Song:

Lewis Capaldi “Someone You Loved”
WINNER: Jonas Brothers “Sucker”
Khalid “Talk”
Lizzo “Truth Hurts”
Ed Sheeran & Justin Bieber “I Don’t Care”

Top Collaboration (Fan Voted):

Chris Brown ft. Drake “No Guidance”
Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus “Old Town Road”
WINNER: Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello “Señorita”
Post Malone & Swae Lee “Sunflower (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse)”
Ed Sheeran & Justin Bieber “I Don’t Care”

Top R&B Song:

Chris Brown ft. Drake “No Guidance”
Doja Cat & Tyga “Juicy”
WINNER: Khalid “Talk”
Lizzo “Good As Hell”
The Weeknd “Heartless”

Top Country Song:

WINNER: Dan + Shay with Justin Bieber “10,000 Hours”
Maren Morris “The Bones”
Old Dominion “One Man Band”
Blake Shelton “God’s Country”
Morgan Wallen “Whiskey Glasses”

 

Top Christian Song:

Bethel Music, Jonathan David Helser & Melissa Helser “Raise A Hallelujah”
Casting Crowns ft. Matthew West “Nobody”
Lauren Daigle “Rescue”
WINNER: For King & Country “God Only Knows”
Kanye West “Follow God”

Top Gospel Song:

Kirk Franklin “Love Theory”
Kanye West “Closed on Sunday”
WINNER: Kanye West “Follow God”
Kanye West “On God”
Kanye West “Selah”

Top Rap Song:

WINNER: Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus “Old Town Road”
Lil Tecca “Ran$om”
Lizzo “Truth Hurts”
Post Malone & Swae Lee “Sunflower (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse)”
Post Malone “Wow.”

Top Gospel Artist:

Kirk Franklin
Koryn Hawthorne
Tasha Cobbs Leonard
Sunday Service Choir
WINNER: Kanye West