The Weeknd Takes Home 10 Honors, Including Top Artist, At Billboard Awards
- The Grammys may have shut out The Weeknd, but the Billboard Music Awards welcomed him with open arms.
- The “Blinding Lights” singer took home ten awards in all the top categories including, Top Artist, Top Male Artist, Top Hot 100 Artist, Top R&B Album for his latest studio release, After Hours, and Top Radio Song and Top Hot 100 Song for “Blinding Lights.”
- The Top New Artist award went posthumously to Pop Smoke, Top Female Artist went to Taylor Swift, Top Duo/Group went to BTS and Drake won for Top Streaming Songs Artist and took the honor of Artist of the Decade.
- Other notable wins went to Doja Cat for Top R&B Female Artist, Megan Thee Stallion for Top Rap Female, Bad Bunny took home awards for Top Latin Artist and Top Latin Male Artist, Lady Gaga won for Top Dance/Electronic Artist, and Kanye West won for Top Gospel Artist.