The Weeknd stole all the limelight when the BillBoards Music awards were held in Los Angeles and aired on May 23, 2021. The Weeknd had the most nominations this year with 16 nominations and had a fantastic previous year with hits like ‘After Hours’ and ‘Blinding Lights.’ The other artists also had a fair few nominations as Da Baby came with nine nominations, Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande bagging three nominations.

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The award ceremony was hosted by the one and only Nick Jonas, part of the Jonas brothers and knows music inside out. The Weeknd bagged ten awards that evening, and no one was giving any competition to him. BTS took honors in four different categories, which was a huge thing. Draka won the artist of the decade award, and no one could have given him any severe competition in this category. He has been producing banging hits almost every year and knows how to get the best music and make it available to his audience and at the right time.

The major awards and the winners at the BillBoards Music Awards are: –

  1. TOP ARTIST – The Weeknd
  2. TOP NEW ARTIST – Pop Smoke
  3. TOP DUO/GROUP – BTS
  4. TOP SOCIAL ARTIST – BTS
  5. TOP BILLBOARD 200 ARTIST – Taylor Swift
  6. TOP HOT 100 ARTIST – The Weeknd
  7. TOP STREAMING SONGS ARTIST – Drake
  8. TOP SONGS SALES ARTIST – BTS
  9. TOP RADIO SONGS ARTIST – The Weeknd
  10. TOP R&B ARTIST – The Weeknd
  11. TOP R&B MALE ARTIST – The Weeknd
  12. TOP R&B FEMALE ARTIST – Doja Cat
  13. TOP RAP ARTIST – Pop Smoke
  14. TOP RAP MALE ARTIST – Pop Smoke
  15. TOP RAP FEMALE ARTIST – Megan Thee Stallion
  16. TOP COUNTRY ARTIST – Morgan Wallen
  17. TOP COUNTRY MALE ARTIST – Morgan Wallen
  18. TOP COUNTRY FEMALE ARTIST – Gabby Barrett
  19. TOP COUNTRY DUO/GROUP – Florida Georgia Line
  20. TOP ROCK ARTIST – Machine Gun Kelly
  21. TOP LATIN ARTIST – Bad Bunny
  22. TOP LATIN MALE ARTIST – Bad Bunny
  23. TOP LATIN FEMALE ARTIST – Karol G
  24. TOP LATIN DUO/GROUP – Eslabón Armado
  25. TOP DANCE/ELECTRONIC ARTIST – Lady Gaga
  26. TOP CHRISTIAN ARTIST – Elevation Worship
  27. TOP GOSPEL ARTIST – Kanye West
  28. TOP BILLBOARD 200 ALBUM – Pop Smoke, Shoot for the Stars, Aim for the Moon
  29. TOP R&B ALBUM – The Weeknd, After Hours
  30. TOP RAP ALBUM – Pop Smoke, Shoot for the Stars, Aim for the Moon
  31. TOP COUNTRY ALBUM – Morgan Wallen, Dangerous: The Double Album
  32. TOP ROCK ALBUM – Machine Gun Kelly, Tickets to My Downfall
  33. TOP LATIN ALBUM – Bad Bunny, YHLQMDLG
  34. TOP DANCE/ELECTRONIC ALBUM – Lady Gaga, Chromatica
  35. TOP CHRISTIAN ALBUM – Carrie Underwood, My Gift