The weekend takes home a big prize at the Billboard Music Awards in 2021.

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The weekend takes home a big prize at the Billboard Music Awards in 2021.

The 2021 Billboard Music Awards were broadcast live from Los Angeles’ Microsoft Theater on May 23, honoring winners based on “key fan experiences with music, such as album and digital song sales, streaming, radio airplay, and social participation, as tracked by Billboard and its data associates, including MRC Data.”

The awards, which are presented by Nick Jonas this year, are based on the chart date from March 21, 2020 to April 3, 2021. Fan voting determined the top social artist (BTS) and top collaboration (“I Hope” by Gabby Barrett featuring Charlie Puth).

The Weekend took home the most awards of the night, winning Top Artist, Top 100 Artist, Top Male Artist, Top Radio Songs Artist, Top R&B Artist and Top R&B Male Artist, Top R&B Album, and Top R&B Male Artist, while his single “Blinding Lights” won Top Radio Song, Top Hot 100 Song Presented by Rockstar, and Top R&B Song.

Drake took home the Top Streaming Songs Artist and Artist of the Decade awards, Taylor Swift took home the Top Female Artist and Top Billboard 200 Artist awards, Pop Smoke took home the Top New Artist award (among others), Lady Gaga, Meghan Thy Stallion, Bad Bunny, and many more were among the night’s other winners.

The complete list of winners can be found here:

Top Latin Song

Bad Bunny – “Yo Perreo Sola”
Bad Bunny & Jhay Cortez – “Dákiti” (WINNER)
Black Eyed Peas & J Balvin – “RITMO (Bad Boys For Life)”
Maluma & The Weeknd – “Hawái”
Ozuna x Karol G x Myke Towers – “Caramelo”

Top Dance/Electronic Song

Lady Gaga – “Stupid Love”
Lady Gaga & Ariana Grande – “Rain on Me”
SAINt JHN – “Roses (Imanbek Remix)” (WINNER)
Surf Mesa ft. Emilee – “ily (i love you baby)”
Topic & A7S – “Breaking Me”

Top Christian Song

Elevation Worship ft. Brandon Lake  – “Graves Into Gardens” (WINNER)
for KING & COUNTRY, Kirk Franklin & Tori Kelly – “TOGETHER”
Kari Jobe, Cody Carnes, & Elevation Worship – “The Blessing (Live)”
Tauren Wells ft. Jenn Johnson – “Famous For (I Believe)”
Zach Williams & Dolly Parton – “There Was Jesus”

Top Gospel Song

Koryn Hawthorne – “Speak To Me”
Jonathan McReynolds & Mali Music – “Movin’ On”
Marvin Sapp – “Thank You For It All”
Tye Tribbett – “We Gon’ Be Alright”
Kanye West ft. Travis Scott – “Wash Us In The Blood” (WINNER)

Top R&B Song

Jhené Aiko ft. H.E.R. – “B.S.”
Justin Bieber ft. Quavo – “Intentions”
Chris Brown & Young Thug – “Go Crazy”
Doja Cat – “Say So”
The Weeknd – “Blinding Lights” (WINNER)

Top Rap Song

24kGoldn ft. iann dior – “Mood”
Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion – “WAP”
DaBaby ft. Roddy Ricch – “ROCKSTAR” (WINNER)
Jack Harlow ft. DaBaby, Tory Lanez, & Lil Wayne – “WHATS POPPIN”
Megan Thee Stallion ft. Beyoncé – “Savage”

Top Country Song

Jason Aldean – “Got What I Got”
Gabby Barrett – “I Hope” (WINNER)
Lee Brice – “One of Them Girls”
Morgan Wallen – “Chasin’ You”
Morgan Wallen – “More Than My Hometown”

Top Rock Song

AJR – “Bang!” (WINNER)
All Time Low ft. blackbear -“Monsters”
Glass Animals – “Heat Waves”
Machine Gun Kelly ft. blackbear – “my ex’s best friend”
twenty one pilots – “Level of Concern”

Top Hot 100 Song Presented by Rockstar

24kGoldn ft. iann dior – “Mood”
Gabby Barrett ft. Charlie Puth – “I Hope”
Chris Brown & Young Thug – “Go Crazy”
DaBaby ft. Roddy Ricch  – “ROCKSTAR”
The Weeknd – “Blinding Lights” (WINNER)

Top Streaming Song

Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion – “WAP”
DaBaby ft. Roddy Ricch – “ROCKSTAR” (WINNER)
Future ft. Drake – “Life Is Good”
Jack Harlow ft. DaBaby, Tory Lanez, & Lil Wayne – “WHATS POPPIN”
The Weeknd – “Blinding Lights”

Top Selling Song

Gabby Barrett ft. Charlie Puth – “I Hope”
BTS – “Dynamite” (WINNER)
Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion – “WAP”
Megan Thee Stallion ft. Beyoncé – “Savage”
The Weeknd – “Blinding Lights”

Top Radio Song

Gabby Barrett ft. Charlie Puth – “I Hope”
Chris Brown & Young Thug – “Go Crazy”
Dua Lipa – “Don’t Start Now”
Harry Styles – “Adore You”
The Weeknd – “Blinding Lights” (WINNER)

Top Collaboration (Fan Voted)

24kGoldn ft. iann dior – “Mood”
Gabby Barrett ft. Charlie Puth – “I Hope” (WINNER)
Chris Brown & Young Thug – “Go Crazy”
DaBaby ft. Roddy Ricch – “ROCKSTAR”
Jack Harlow ft. DaBaby, Tory Lanez, & Lil Wayne – “WHATS POPPIN”

Top Artist

Drake
Juice WRLD
Pop Smoke
Taylor Swift
The Weeknd (WINNER)

Top Hot 100 Artist

DaBaby
Drake
Dua Lipa
Pop Smoke
The Weeknd (WINNER)

Top New Artist

Gabby Barrett
Doja Cat
Jack Harlow
Pop Smoke (WINNER)
Rod Wave

Top Male Artist

Drake
Juice WRLD
Lil Baby
Pop Smoke
The Weeknd (WINNER)

Top Female Artist

Billie Eilish
Ariana Grande
Dua Lipa
Megan Thee Stallion
Taylor Swift (WINNER)

Top Duo/Group

AC/DC
AJR
BTS (WINNER)
Dan + Shay
Maroon 5

Top Billboard 200 Artist

Drake
Juice WRLD
Pop Smoke
Post Malone
Taylor Swift (WINNER)

Top Streaming Songs Artist

DaBaby
Drake (WINNER)
Lil Baby
Pop Smoke
The Weeknd

Top Song Sales Artist

Justin Bieber
BTS (WINNER)
Megan Thee Stallion
Morgan Wallen
The Weeknd

Top Radio Songs Artist

Justin Bieber
Lewis Capaldi
Dua Lipa
Harry Styles
The Weeknd (WINNER)

Top Social Artist (Fan-Voted)

BLACKPINK
BTS (WINNER)
Ariana Grande
SB19
Seventeen

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