Drake Sweeps Away 13 Awards At The Billboard Music Awards

Drake was the big winner at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards.

In fact, the 6 god rapper took home 13 awards, making him the artist with the most in a single year — beating Adele‘s record of 12.
See the rest of the winners below:
Top Artist:

Adele

Beyonce

Justin Bieber

The Chainsmokers

Drake — WINNER

Ariana Grande

Shawn Mendes

Rihanna

Twenty One Pilots

The Weeknd
Top New Artist:

Alessia Cara

Desiigner

Lil Uzi Vert

Lukas Graham

Zayn — WINNER
Billboard Chart Achievement Award Presented by Xfinity:

Luke Bryan

Nicki Minaj

The Chainsmokers

The Weeknd

Twenty One Pilots — WINNER
Top Male Artist:

Justin Bieber

Drake — WINNER

Future

Shawn Mendes

The Weeknd
Top Female Artist:

Adele

Beyonce — WINNER

Ariana Grande

Rihanna

Sia
Top Duo/Group:

The Chainsmokers

Coldplay

Florida Georgia Line

Guns N’ Roses

Twenty One Pilots — WINNER
Top Billboard 200 Artist:

Beyonce

Drake — WINNER

Prince

Twenty One Pilots

The Weeknd
Top Hot 100 Artist:

The Chainsmokers

Drake — WINNER

Rihanna

Twenty One Pilots

The Weeknd
Top Song Sales Artist:

The Chainsmokers

Drake — WINNER

Prince

Justin Timberlake

Twenty One Pilots
Top Radio Songs Artist:

Justin Bieber

The Chainsmokers

Drake

Rihanna

Twenty One Pilots — WINNER
Top Streaming Songs Artist:

The Chainsmokers

Desiigner

Drake — WINNER

Rihanna

Twenty One Pilots
Top Social Artist:

Justin Bieber

BTS — WINNER

Selena Gomez

Ariana Grande

Shawn Mendes
Top Touring Artist:

Justin Bieber

Beyonce — WINNER

Coldplay

Guns N’ Roses

Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band
Top R&B Artist:

Beyonce — WINNER

Bruno Mars

Frank Ocean

Rihanna

The Weeknd
Top R&B Tour:

Beyonce — WINNER

Lionel Richie

Rihanna
Top Rap Artist:

J. Cole

Desiigner

Drake — WINNER

Future

Rae Sremmurd
Top Rap Tour

Drake — WINNER

Future

Kanye West
Top Country Artist:

Florida Georgia Line

Blake Shelton — WINNER

Keith Urban

Chris Stapleton

Jason Aldean
Top Country Tour:

Luke Bryan

Kenny Chesney — WINNER

Dixie Chicks
Top Rock Artist:

Coldplay

The Lumineers

Metallica

Twenty One Pilots — WINNER

X Ambassadors
Top Rock Tour:

Coldplay — WINNER

Guns N’ Roses

Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band
Top Latin Artist:

J Balvin

Juan Gabriel — WINNER

Los Plebes Del Rancho De Ariel Camacho

Maluma

Nicky Jam
Top Dance/Electronic Artist:

The Chainsmokers — WINNER

Calvin Harris

Major Lazer

DJ Snake

Lindsey Stirling
Top Christian Artist:

Lauren Daigle — WINNER

Hillsong Worship

Hillary Scott & the Family

Skillet

Chris Tomlin
Top Gospel Artist:

Jekalyn Carr

Kirk Franklin — WINNER

Travis Greene

Tamela Mann

Hezekiah Walker
Top Billboard 200 Album:

Beyonce, Lemonade

Drake, Views — WINNER

Rihanna, Anti

Twenty One Pilots, Blurryface

The Weeknd, Starboy
Top Soundtrack/Cast Album:

Hamilton: An American Musical — WINNER

Moana

Purple Rain

Suicide Squad: The Album

Trolls
Top R&B Album:

Beyonce, Lemonade — WINNER

Bruno Mars, 24K Magic

Frank Ocean, Blonde

Rihanna, Anti

The Weeknd, Starboy
Top Rap Album:

J. Cole, 4 Your Eyez Only

Drake, Views — WINNER

Kevin Gates, Isla

DJ Khaled, Major Key

A Tribe Called Quest, We Got It From Here…Thank You For Your Service
Top Country Album:

Jason Aldean, They Don’t Know

Florida Georgia Line, Dig Your Roots

Blake Shelton, If I’m Honest

Chris Stapleton, Traveller — WINNER

Keith Urban, Ripcord
Top Rock Album:

The Lumineers, Cleopatra

Metallica, Hardwired…To Self Destruct — WINNER

Radiohead, A Moon Shaped Pool

Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Getaway

Twenty One Pilots, Blurryface
Top Latin Album:

J Balvin, Energia

CNCO, Primera Cita

Juan Gabriel, Los Duo 2 — WINNER

Juan Gabriel, Vestido De Etiqueta: Por Eduardo Magallanes

Los Plebes del Rancho de Ariel Camacho, Recuerden Mi Estilo
Top Dance/Electronic Album:

The Chainsmokers, Bouquet

The Chainsmokers, Collage 

Flume, Skin

Kygo, Cloud Nine

Lindsey Stirling, Brave Enough — WINNER
Top Christian Album:

Casting Crowns, The Very Next Thing

Lauren Daigle, How Can It Be — WINNER

Joey + Rory, Hymns

Hillary Scott & The Family, Love Remains

Skillet, Unleashed
Top Gospel Album:

Tamela Mann, One Way — WINNER

Kirk Franklin, Losing My Religion

Travis Greene, The Hill

Tasha Cobbs, One Place: Live

Hezekiah Walker, Better: Azusa – The Next Generation 2
Top Hot 100 Song:

The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey, “Closer” — WINNER

The Chainsmokers Featuring Daya, “Don’t Let Me Down”

Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla, “One Dance”

Justin Timberlake, “Can’t Stop The Feeling!”

Twenty One Pilots, “Heathens”
Top Selling Song:

The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey, “Closer”

The Chainsmokers Featuring Daya, “Don’t Let Me Down”

Drake Featuring, WizKid & Kyla “One Dance”

Justin Timberlake, “Can’t Stop The Feeling!” — WINNER

Twenty One Pilots, “Heathens”
Top Radio Song:

The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey, “Closer”

The Chainsmokers Featuring Daya, “Don’t Let Me Down”

Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla, “One Dance”

Sia Featuring Sean Paul, “Cheap Thrills”

Justin Timberlake, “Can’t Stop The Feeling!” — WINNER
Top Streaming Song (Audio):

The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey, “Closer”

Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla, “One Dance” — WINNER

D.R.A.M. Featuring Lil Yachty, “Broccoli”

Rihanna, “Needed Me”

The Weeknd Featuring Daft Punk, “Starboy”
Top Streaming Song (Video):

The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey, “Closer”

Desiigner, “Panda” — WINNER

Zay Hilfigerr & Zayion McCall, “JuJu On That Beat (TZ Anthem)

Rae Sremmurd Featuring Gucci Mane, “Black Beatles”

Twenty One Pilots, “Heathens”
Top Collaboration:

The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey, “Closer” — WINNER

The Chainsmokers Featuring Daya, “Don’t Let Me Down”

Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla, “One Dance”

Sia Featuring Sean Paul, “Cheap Thrills”

The Weeknd Featuring Daft Punk, “Starboy”
Top R&B Song:

Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla, “One Dance” — WINNER

Bruno Mars, “24K Magic”

Rihanna, “Needed Me”

Rihanna Featuring Drake, “Work”

The Weeknd Featuring Daft Punk, “Starboy”
Top R&B Collaboration:

Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla, “One Dance” — WINNER

PARTYNEXTDOOR Featuring Drake, “Come And See Me”

Rihanna Featuring Drake, “Work”

The Weeknd Featuring Daft Punk “I Feel It Coming”

The Weeknd Featuring Daft Punk, “Starboy”
Top Rap Song:

Desiigner, “Panda” — WINNER

Drake, “Fake Love”

D.R.A.M. Featuring Lil Yachty, “Broccoli”

Migos Featuring Lil Uzi Vert, “Bad And Boujee”

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

D.R.A.M. Featuring Lil Yachty, “Broccoli”

Zay Hilfigerr & Zayion McCall, “JuJu On That Beat (TZ Anthem)

Machine Gun Kelly & Camila Cabello, “Bad Things”

Migos Featuring Lil Uzi Vert, “Bad and Boujee”

Rae Sremmurd Featuring Gucci Mane, “Black Beatles” — WINNER
Top Country Song:

Kenny Chesney Featuring Pink, “Setting The World On Fire”

Florida Georgia Line, “H.O.L.Y.” — WINNER

Florida Georgia Line Featuring Tim McGraw, “May We All”

Little Big Town, “Better Man”

Keith Urban, “Blue Ain’t Your Color”
Top Country Collaboration:

Dierks Bentley Featuring Elle King, “Different For Girls”

Kenny Chesney Featuring Pink, “Setting The World On Fire” — WINNER

Eric Church Featuring Rhiannon Giddens, “Kill A Word”

Florida Georgia Line Featuring Tim McGraw, “May We All”

Chris Young Featuring Vince Gill, “Sober Saturday Night”
Top Rock Song:

Lil Wayne, Wiz Khalifa & Imagine Dragons with Logic & Ty Dolla $ign Featuring X Ambassadors, “Sucker For Pain”

Twenty One Pilots, “Heathens” — WINNER

Twenty One Pilots, “Ride”

Twenty One Pilots, “Stressed Out”

X Ambassadors, “Unsteady”
Top Latin Song:

Daddy Yankee, “Shaky Shaky”

Enrique Iglesias Featuring Wisin, “Duele El Corazon”

Nicky Jam, “Hasta El Amanecer” — WINNER

Shakira Featuring Maluma, “Chantaje”

Carlos Vives & Shakira, “La Bicicleta”
Top Dance/Electronic Song:

The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey, “Closer” — WINNER

The Chainsmokers Featuring Daya, “Don’t Let Me Down”

Calvin Harris Featuring Rihanna, “This Is What You Came For”

Major Lazer Featuring Justin Bieber & MO, “Cold Water”

DJ Snake Featuring Justin Bieber, “Let Me Love You”
Top Christian Song:

Lauren Daigle, “Trust In You”

Hillary Scott & The Family, “Thy Will” — WINNER

Skillet, “Feel Invincible”

Ryan Stevenson Featuring GabeReal, “Eye Of The Storm”

Zach Williams, “Chain Breaker

Top Gospel Song:

Jekalyn Carr, “You’re Bigger”

Tasha Cobbs, Featuring Kierra Sheard “Put A Praise On It”

Kirk Franklin, “Wanna Be Happy??”

Travis Greene, “Made A Way” — WINNER

Hezekiah Walker, “Better”
Billboard Music Awards nominees are based on key fan interactions with music, including album and digital songs sales, streaming, radio airplay, touring and social engagement. These measurements are tracked year-round by Billboard and its data partners, including Nielsen Music and Next Big Sound. The awards are based on the reporting period of March 18, 2016 through March 16, 2017.

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