2016 Billboard Music Awards - Show

The Weeknd was a big winner at last night’s Billboard Music Awards, taking home 8 trophies, including Top Hot 100 Artist, Top R&B Album, and Top R&B Artist, among others. Going into the show, he was also leading with 19 nominations.

Undeniably, the past year has been a successful one for the Canadian singer/songwriter. He had three chart topping singles within the past year including “The Hills,” “Earned It,” and “Can’t Feel My Face.” His sophomore album Beauty Behind the Madness won for best R&B album and sold over 2 million copies worldwide. The Toronto-born pop star dedicated the first of his wins to late singer Prince, saying the late artist will still help him “push the envelope.”

Singer Adele also won big, taking home this year’s biggest honors including Top Artist and Top Billboard 200 Album.

Check out the complete list of winners below:

Top Artist:

Adele — WINNER

Justin Bieber

Drake

Taylor Swift

The Weeknd

Billboard Chart Achievement Award (Fan-Voted):

Rihanna — WINNER

Adele

Drake

The Weeknd

Little Big Town

Top R&B Song:

Alessia Cara “Here”

Omarion Featuring Chris Brown & Jhene Aiko, “Post To Be”

The Weeknd, “Can’t Feel My Face”

The Weeknd, “Earned It (Fifty Shades of Grey)”

The Weeknd, “The Hills” — WINNER

Top Billboard 200 Album:

Adele, 25 — WINNER

Justin Bieber, Purpose

Ed Sheeran, x

Taylor Swift, 1989

The Weeknd, Beauty Behind The Madness

Top Male Artist:

Justin Bieber — WINNER

Drake

Fetty Wap

Ed Sheeran

The Weeknd

Top Country Song:

Sam Hunt, “Break Up In A Small Town”

Sam Hunt, “Take Your Time”

Little Big Town, “Girl Crush”

Thomas Rhett, “Die A Happy Man” — WINNER

Chris Young, “I’m Comin’ Over”

Top Hot 100 Song:

Adele, “Hello”

Fetty Wap, “Trap Queen”

Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth, “See You Again” — WINNER

The Weeknd, “Can’t Feel My Face”

The Weeknd, “The Hills”

Top Hot 100 Artist:

Justin Bieber

Drake

Fetty Wap

Taylor Swift

The Weeknd — WINNER

Top New Artist:

Fetty Wap — WINNER

OMI

Charlie Puth

Silentó

Bryson Tiller

Top Female Artist:

Adele — WINNER

Selena Gomez

Ariana Grande

Rihanna

Taylor Swift

Top Duo/Group:

Maroon 5

One Direction — WINNER

twenty one pilots

The Rolling Stones

U2

Top Billboard 200 Artist:

Adele — WINNER

Justin Bieber

Drake

Taylor Swift

The Weeknd

Top Song Sales Artist:

Adele

Justin Bieber

Drake

Fetty Wap

The Weeknd — WINNER

Top Radio Songs Artist:

Justin Bieber

Ellie Goulding

Ed Sheeran

Taylor Swift

The Weeknd — WINNER

Top Streaming Songs Artist:

Justin Bieber

Drake

Fetty Wap

Silentó

The Weeknd — WINNER

Top Social Media Artist:

Justin Bieber — WINNER

Selena Gomez

Ariana Grande

Demi Lovato

Taylor Swift

Top Touring Artist:

Madonna

One Direction

The Rolling Stones

Taylor Swift — WINNER

U2

Top R&B Artist:

Chris Brown

Jeremih

Rihanna

Bryson Tiller

The Weeknd — WINNER

Top Rap Artist:

Drake — WINNER

Fetty Wap

Future

Wiz Khalifa

Silentó

Top Dance/Electronic Artist:

The Chainsmokers

DJ Snake

David Guetta — WINNER

Major Lazer

Zedd

Top Christian Artist:

Casting Crowns

Lauren Daigle

Hillsong United — WINNER

MercyMe

Chris Tomlin

Top Gospel Artist:

Anthony Brown and group therAPy

Tasha Cobbs

Kirk Franklin — WINNER

Travis Greene

Marvin Sapp

Top Soundtrack:

Empire: Original Soundtrack from Season 1

Fifty Shades of Grey

Furious 7

Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix Vol. 1

Pitch Perfect 2 — WINNER

Top R&B Album:

Chris Brown, Royalty

Rihanna, Anti

Bryson Tiller, T R A P S O U L

Tyrese, Black Rose

The Weeknd, Beauty Behind the Madness — WINNER

Top Rap Album:

Drake, If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late

Drake & Future, What A Time To Be Alive

Dr. Dre, Compton

Kendrick Lamar, To Pimp A Butterfly

Meek Mill, Dreams Worth More Than Money — WINNER

Top Dance/Electronic Album:

David Guetta, Listen

Major Lazer, Peace Is The Mission

ODESZA, In Return

Skrillex & Diplo, Skrillex and Diplo Present Jack Ü

Zedd, True Colors — WINNER

Top Christian Album:

Lauren Daigle, How Can It Be — WINNER

Hillsong UNITED, Empires

Joey + Rory, Hymns That Are Important To Us

TobyMac, This Is Not A Test

Chris Tomlin, Adore: Christmas Songs of Worship

Top Gospel Album:

Anthony Brown & group therAPy, Everyday Jesus

Tasha Cobbs, One Place Live

Kirk Franklin, Losing My Religion — WINNER

Jonathan McReynolds, Life Music: Stage Two

Marvin Sapp, You Shall Live

Top Selling Song:

Adele, “Hello” — WINNER

Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth, “See You Again”

OMI, “Cheerleader”

Rachel Platten, “Fight Song”

The Weeknd, “The Hills”

Top Radio Song:

Adele “Hello”

Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth, “See You Again”

Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars, “Uptown Funk!”

Walk the Moon, “Shut Up and Dance” — WINNER

The Weeknd, “Can’t Feel My Face”

Top Streaming Song (Audio):

Justin Bieber, “Sorry”

Justin Bieber, “What Do You Mean”

Fetty Wap, “Trap Queen”

The Weeknd, “The Hills” — WINNER

Drake, “Hotline Bling”

Top Streaming Song (Video):

Fetty Wap, “Trap Queen”

Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth, “See You Again”

Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars, “Uptown Funk!”

Silentó, “Watch Me” — WINNER

The Weeknd, “The Hills”

Top Rap Song:

Drake, “Hotline Bling”

Fetty Wap, “Trap Queen”

Fetty Wap, “679” feat. Remy Boyz

Silentó, “Watch Me”

Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth, “See You Again” — WINNER

Top Dance/Electronic Song:

The Chainsmokers Featuring ROZES, “Roses”

DJ Snake & AlunaGeorge, “You Know You Like It”

David Guetta feat. Nicki Minaj, Bebe Rexha & Afrojack, “Hey Mama”

Major Lazer & DJ Snake Featuring MØ, “Lean On” — WINNER

Skrillex & Diplo, “Where Are Ü Now” with Justin Bieber

SOURCE: Billboard | IMAGE CREDIT: Getty

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