Billboard Music Awards 2021

Hosted LIVE by Nick Jonas from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles last night

From the LifeMinute.TV Team

May 24, 2021


Big wins of the night… The Weeknd with a whopping ten including Top Artist and Top Hot 100 Artist – bringing his career total to 19 making him the number five most decorated BBMA winner of all time behind Drake, Justin Bieber, Garth Brooks and Taylor Swift who won Top Female and Top Billboard 200 this year. 

BTS took home four awards, winning Top Social Artist for the fifth consecutive year. 

Drake held on to his title for most Billboard Music Award wins of all time and received the artist of the decade award. 

Pop Smoke posthumously won four awards including Top New Artist. 

P!nk was presented the Icon Award from her longtime friend Jon Bon Jovi and gave a show-stopping aerial performance with her daughter Willow, while playing a medley of her hit songs.   


See below for a 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 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 Rap Artist: Pop Smoke 

Top Rap Male Artist: Pop Smoke 

Top Rap Female Artist: Megan Thee Stallion 

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 Rock Artist: Machine Gun Kelly 

Top Latin Artist: Bad Bunny 

Top Latin Male Artist [NEW CATEGORY]: Bad Bunny 

Top Latin Female Artist [NEW CATEGORY]: Karol G 

Top Latin Duo/Group [NEW CATEGORY]: Eslabón Armado 

Top Dance/Electronic Artist: Lady Gaga 

Top Christian Artist: Elevation Worship 

Top Gospel Artist: Kanye West 



Top Billboard 200 Album: Pop Smoke “Shoot for the Stars, Aim for the Moon” 

Top R&B Album: The Weeknd “After Hours” 

Top Rap Album: Pop Smoke “Shoot for the Stars, Aim for the Moon” 

Top Country Album: Morgan Wallen “Dangerous: The Double Album” 

Top Rock Album: Machine Gun Kelly “Tickets to My Downfall” 

Top Latin Album: Bad Bunny “YHLQMDLG” 

Top Dance/Electronic Album: Lady Gaga “Chromatica” 

Top Christian Album: Carrie Underwood “My Gift” 

Top Gospel Album: Maverick City Music “Maverick City Vol. 3 Part 1” 



Top Hot 100 Song Presented by Rockstar: The Weeknd “Blinding Lights” 

Top Streaming Song: DaBaby ft. Roddy Ricch “ROCKSTAR” 

Top Selling Song: BTS “Dynamite” 

Top Radio Song: The Weeknd “Blinding Lights” 

Top Collaboration (Fan Voted): Gabby Barrett ft. Charlie Puth “I Hope” 

Top R&B Song: The Weeknd “Blinding Lights” 

Top Rap Song: DaBaby ft. Roddy Ricch “ROCKSTAR” 

Top Country Song: Gabby Barrett “I Hope” 

Top Rock Song: AJR “Bang!” 

Top Latin Song: Bad Bunny & Jhay Cortez “Dákiti” 

Top Dance/Electronic Song: SAINt JHN “Roses (Imanbek Remix)” 

Top Christian Song: Elevation Worship ft. Brandon Lake “Graves Into Gardens” 

Top Gospel Song: Kanye West ft. Travis Scott “Wash Us In The Blood” 


TOTAL WINS BY ARTIST (In Numerical Order) 

The Weeknd (10): Top Artist, Top Hot 100 Artist, Top Hot 100 Song Presented by Rockstar; Top Male Artist, Top Radio Songs Artist, Top R&B Artist, Top R&B Male Artist, Top R&B Album, Top Radio Song, Top R&B Song 

Pop Smoke (5): Top Billboard 200 Album, Top New Artist, Top Rap Artist, Top Rap Male Artist, Top Rap Album 

Bad Bunny (4): Top Latin Artist, Top Latin Male Artist, Top Latin Album, Top Latin Song 

BTS (4): Top Selling Song, Top Duo/Group, Top Song Sales Artist, Top Social Artist (Fan Voted) 

Gabby Barrett (3): Top Country Female Artist, Top Country Song, Top Collaboration (Fan Voted) 

Morgan Wallen (3)*: Top Country Album, Top Country Artist, Top Country Male Artist 

DaBaby (2): Top Rap Song, Top Streaming Song 

Drake (2): Artist of the Decade, Top Streaming Songs Artist 

Elevation Worship (2): Top Christian Artist, Top Christian Song 

Kanye West (2): Top Gospel Artist, Top Gospel Song 

Lady Gaga (2): Top Dance/Electronic Artist, Top Dance/Electronic Album 

Machine Gun Kelly (2): Top Rock Artist, Top Rock Album 

Roddy Ricch (2): Top Rap Song, Top Streaming Song 

Taylor Swift (2): Top Female Artist, Top Billboard 200 Artist 

AJR (1): Top Rock Song 

Brandon Lake (1): Top Christian Song 

Carrie Underwood (1): Top Christian Album 

Charlie Puth (1): Top Collaboration (Fan Voted) 

Doja Cat (1): Top R&B Female Artist 

Eslabón Armado (1): Top Latin Duo/Group [NEW CATEGORY] 

Florida Georgia Line (1): Top Country Duo/Group 

Jhay Cortez (1): Top Latin Song 

Karol G (1): Top Latin Female Artist [NEW CATEGORY] 

Maverick City Music (1): Top Gospel Album 

Megan Thee Stallion (1): Top Rap Female Artist 

P!NK (1): ICON Award 

SAINt JHN (1): Top Dance/Electronic Song 

Travis Scott (1): Top Gospel Song 

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