Billboard Music Awards 2021 Winner's List: The Weeknd, BTS Win Big

Shubanka Sridhar , 24 May 2021
The Weeknd & BTS band members at the Billboard Music Awards 2021 (Source: Instagram | @bbmas)
The Weeknd & BTS band members at the Billboard Music Awards 2021 (Source: Instagram | @bbmas)

The Billboard Music Awards 2021 held last night awards the best in the international music industry and it was one star-studded event. The awards took place at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles and was aired live on NBC for viewers to watch.

The night was hosted by Nick Jonas, who was accompanied by wife Priyanka Chopra Jonas. It was The Weeknd‘s night as he won in 10 out of the 16 categories he was nominated in. Rapper Drake took home the Artist Of The Decade title. The K-pop boy band, BTS also won big with 5 awards in their kitty. But the highlight of the evening of course, was their live performance on their latest track, Butter! The BBMAs also saw Pink!, H.E.R, Alicia Keys, DJ Khaled, among others put up some electrifying performances.

Here is the complete list of winners:

Top Artist – The Weeknd

Top New Artist – Pop Smoke

Top Male Artist – The Weeknd

Top Female Artist – Taylor Swift

Top Duo/Group – BTS

Top Billboard 200 Artist – Taylor Swift

Top Hot 100 Artist – The Weeknd

Top Billboard 200 Album – Shoot for the Stars, Aim for the Moon, Pop Smoke

Top Streaming Songs Artist – Drake

Top Song Sales Artist – BTS

Top Radio Songs Artist – The Weeknd

Top Social Artist (Fan Voted) – BTS

Top R&B Artist – The Weeknd

Top R&B Male Artist – The Weeknd

Top R&B Female Artist – Doja Cat

Top R&B Album – After Hours, The Weeknd

Top Rap Artist – Pop Smoke

Top Rap Male Artist – Pop Smoke

Top Rap Female Artist – Megan Thee Stallion

Top Rap Album – Shoot for the Stars, Aim for the Moon, Pop Smoke

Top Country Artist – Morgan Wallen

Top Country Male Artist – Morgan Wallen

Top Country Female Artist – Gabby Barrett

Top Country Duo/Group – Florida Georgia Line

Top Country Album – Dangerous: The Double Album, Morgan Wallen

Top Latin Artist – Bad Bunny

Top Latin Male Artist – Bad Bunny

Top Latin Female Artist – Karol G

Top Latin Duo/Group – Eslabón Armado

Top Rock Artist – Machine Gun Kelly

Top Dance/Electronic Artist – Lady Gaga

Top Gospel Artist – Kanye West

Top Christian Artist – Elevation Worship

These artists sure did help us get through some great and not-so-great times with their music and I sure am going to be going back and listening to my favourites again.

Congratulations to all the winners!

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