2017 Billboard Music Awards Winners List



The 2017 Billboard Music Awards was kicked off with a performance by Nicki Minaj Sunday, May 21st, 2017. The show was hosted by Ludacris and Vanessa Hudgens. Cher gave thrilling performances of her famous hits “If I Could Turn Back Time” and “Believe”  just one day after celebrating her 71st birthday. Celine Dion was also there to sing her hit timeless song “My Heart Will Go On”  to celebrate its 20th anniversary.


Drake was the big winner at this year’s BBMAs. He was nominated for 22 awards and won 13 of those awards making him the biggest single year winner ever. This record was previously held by Adele who collected 12 awards in one night. Drake won the following categories at the event:

  • Top Artist
  • Top Male Artist
  • Top Billboard 200 Artist
  • Top Billboard 100 Artist
  • Top Song Sales Artist
  • Top Streaming Songs Artist
  • Top Rap Artist
  • Top Rap Tour
  • Top Rap Album – Views”
  • Billboard Top 200 Album – “Views”
  • Top R&B Collaboration – Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla – “One Dance
  • Top R&B Song – Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla – “One Dance
  • Top Streaming Song (Audio) – Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla – “One Dance”

Check out the list  of winners in each category below:

Top New Artist:

Billboard Chart Achievement Award Presented by Xfinity:
Twenty One Pilots

Top Female Artist:

Top Duo/Group:
Twenty One Pilots

Top Radio Songs Artist:
Twenty One Pilots

Top Social Artist:

Top Touring Artist:

Top R&B Artist:

Top R&B Tour:

Top Country Artist:
Blake Shelton

Top Country Tour:
Kenny Chesney

Top Rock Artist:
Twenty One Pilots

Top Rock Tour:

Top Latin Artist:
Juan Gabriel

Top Dance/Electronic Artist:
The Chainsmokers

Top Christian Artist:
Lauren Daigle

Top Gospel Artist:
Kirk Franklin

Top Soundtrack/Cast Album:
Hamilton: An American Musical

Top R&B Album:
Beyoncé – Lemonade

Top Country Album:
Chris Stapleton – Traveller

Top Rock Album:
Metallica – Hardwired…To Self Destruct

Top Latin Album:
Juan Gabriel – Los Duo 2

Top Dance/Electronic Album:
Lindsey Stirling – Brave Enough

Top Christian Album:
Lauren Daigle – How Can It Be

Top Gospel Album:
Tamela Mann – One Way

Top Hot 100 Song:
The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey – “Closer”

Top Selling Song:
Justin Timberlake – “Can’t Stop The Feeling!”

Top Radio Song:
Justin Timberlake – “Can’t Stop The Feeling!”

Top Streaming Song (Video):
Desiigner – “Panda” 

Top Collaboration:
The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey – “Closer” 

Top Rap Song:
Desiigner – “Panda”

Top Rap Collaboration:
Rae Sremmurd Featuring Gucci Mane – “Black Beatles”

Top Country Song:
Florida Georgia Line – “H.O.L.Y.”

Top Country Collaboration:
Kenny Chesney Featuring Pink – “Setting The World On Fire”

Top Rock Song:
Twenty One Pilots – “Heathens”

Top Latin Song:
Nicky Jam – “Hasta El Amanecer”

Top Dance/Electronic Song:
The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey – “Closer”

Top Christian Song:
Hillary Scott & The Family – “Thy Will”

Top Gospel Song:
Travis Greene – “Made A Way


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