At the Billboard Music Awards 2017, Drake became the biggest single year winner ever. Before the live event even began, Drake had already won ten of his 22 categories. He eventually went on to win best male artist and top Billboard 200 album during the broadcast, taking home 13 honours, surpassing Adele's mark as the artist with the most BBMA wins in one night.
71-year-old iconic singer Cher was presented with the Icon Award as she performed on stage after 15 long years.
Hosted by Ludacris and Venessa Hudgens, the show also saw performances by Miley Cyrus, Drake, Lorde, Nicki Minaj and many others.
Here's the complete list of winners:
Top artist: Drake
Top new artist : Zayn Malik
Top Billboard 200 album: Drake
Top female artist: Beyonce
Top male artist: Drake
Top duo/group: twenty one pilots.
Top Hot 100 song: The Chainsmokers featuring Halsey, "Closer."
Top Hot 100 artist:>/strong> Drake
Top collaboration: The Chainsmokers featuring Halsey, "Closer."
Top R&B artist: Beyonce
Top rap artist: Drake
Top rock artist: Twenty-one pilots
Top rock album: Metallica, Hardwired…To Self Destruct
Top Latin artist: Juan Gabriel
Top dance/electronic artist: The Chainsmokers
Top Christian artist: Lauren Daigle
Top gospel artist: Kirk Franklin
Top touring artist: Beyonce.
Top Soundtrack/Cast Album: Hamilton: An American Musical
Billboard Chart Achievement Award: Twenty One Pilots
Icon award: Cher.
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