Billboard Music Awards 2022

The stars were out for the 29th Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Vegas last night. Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs hosted the awards ceremony and took the stage to perform. Machine Gun Kelly, Silk Sonic, Elle King and Miranda Lambert, Florence + the Machine’s Florence Welch, Dan + Shay, Latto, Morgan Wallen, Megan Thee Stallion and Travis Scott also rocked the stage. Some of the big winners include Olivia Rodrigo, who took home seven awards for Best New Artist, Best Female Artist, Top Hot 100 Artist, Top Streaming Songs Artist, Top Radio Songs Artist, Top Billboard Global 200 and top album on the Billboard 200. Ye (formerly Kanye West) won six awards, more than any other male artist this year. He won Top Christian Artist, Top Gospel Artist, Top Christian Album, Top Gospel Album, Top Christian Song and Top Gospel Song, bringing his BBMA total to 17. Night: Drake won five (Top Artist, Top Male Artist, Top Rap Artist, Top Male Rap Artist, Top Rap Album), bringing his total to 34. Taylor Swift won four (Top Billboard 200 Artist, Top Country Artist, Top Artist female country Artist, Top Country Album), bringing her total to 29. Justin Bieber won five (Top Hot 100 Song, Top Streaming Song, Top Collaboration, Top Billboard Global 200 Song, Top Billboard Global (Excl. US) Song) , making her total 26. Doja Cat won for Top R&B Artist, Top R&B Female Artist, Top R&B Album, and Top Viral Song. Dua Lipa won Top Radio Song and Top Dance/Electronic Song with Elton John for their song “Cold Heart.” Megan Thee Stallion tagged Top Rap Female Artist and Morgan Wallen tagged Top Country Male Artist. Janet Jackson made a surprise appearance to present the Icon Award to Mary J. Blige.