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SUN, MAY 21

2016 Winners

2016 Winners

See below for the complete list of finalists and winners for the 2016 Billboard Music Awards.

Top Artist

WINNER
Adele

Adele

Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber

Drake

Drake

Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift

The Weeknd

The Weeknd

Top New Artist

WINNER
Fetty Wap

Fetty Wap

OMI

OMI

Charlie Puth

Charlie Puth

Silentó

Silentó

Bryson Tiller

Bryson Tiller

Top Male Artist

WINNER
Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber

Drake

Drake

Fetty Wap

Fetty Wap

Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran

The Weeknd

The Weeknd

Top Female Artist

WINNER
Adele

Adele

Selena Gomez

Selena Gomez

Ariana Grande

Ariana Grande

Rihanna

Rihanna

Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift

Top Duo/Group

WINNER
One Direction

One Direction

Maroon 5

Maroon 5

twenty one pilots

twenty one pilots

The Rolling Stones

The Rolling Stones

U2

U2

Top Billboard 200 Artist

WINNER
Adele

Adele

Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber

Drake

Drake

Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift

The Weeknd

The Weeknd

Top Hot 100 Artist

WINNER
The Weeknd

The Weeknd

Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber

Drake

Drake

Fetty Wap

Fetty Wap

Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift

Top Song Sales Artist

WINNER
The Weeknd

The Weeknd

Adele

Adele

Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber

Drake

Drake

Fetty Wap

Fetty Wap

Top Radio Songs Artist

WINNER
The Weeknd

The Weeknd

Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber

Ellie Goulding

Ellie Goulding

Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran

Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift

Top Streaming Songs Artist

WINNER
The Weeknd

The Weeknd

Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber

Drake

Drake

Fetty Wap

Fetty Wap

Silentó

Silentó

Top Social Media Artist

WINNER
Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber

Selena Gomez

Selena Gomez

Ariana Grande

Ariana Grande

Demi Lovato

Demi Lovato

Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift

Top Touring Artist

WINNER
Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift

Madonna

Madonna

One Direction

One Direction

The Rolling Stones

The Rolling Stones

U2

U2

Top R&B Artist

WINNER
The Weeknd

The Weeknd

Chris Brown

Chris Brown

Jeremih

Jeremih

Rihanna

Rihanna

Bryson Tiller

Bryson Tiller

Top Rap Artist

WINNER
Drake

Drake

Fetty Wap

Fetty Wap

Future

Future

Wiz Khalifa

Wiz Khalifa

Silentó

Silentó

Top Country Artist

WINNER
Luke Bryan

Luke Bryan

Zac Brown Band

Zac Brown Band

Sam Hunt

Sam Hunt

Chris Stapleton

Chris Stapleton

Carrie Underwood

Carrie Underwood

Top Rock Artist

WINNER
twenty one pilots

twenty one pilots

Fall Out Boy

Fall Out Boy

Elle King

Elle King

WALK THE MOON

WALK THE MOON

X Ambassadors

X Ambassadors

Top Latin Artist

WINNER
Romeo Santos

Romeo Santos

Banda Sinaloense MS De Sergio Lizárraga

Banda Sinaloense MS De Sergio Lizárraga

Juan Gabriel

Juan Gabriel

Nicky Jam

Nicky Jam

Ariel Camacho y Los Plebes del Rancho

Ariel Camacho y Los Plebes del Rancho

Top Dance/Electronic Artist

WINNER
David Guetta

David Guetta

The Chainsmokers

The Chainsmokers

DJ Snake

DJ Snake

Major Lazer

Major Lazer

Zedd

Zedd

Top Christian Artist

WINNER
Hillsong UNITED

Hillsong UNITED

Casting Crowns

Casting Crowns

Lauren Daigle

Lauren Daigle

MercyMe

MercyMe

Chris Tomlin

Chris Tomlin

Top Gospel Artist

WINNER
Kirk Franklin

Kirk Franklin

Anthony Brown and group therAPy

Anthony Brown and group therAPy

Tasha Cobbs

Tasha Cobbs

Travis Greene

Travis Greene

Marvin Sapp

Marvin Sapp

Top Billboard 200 Album

WINNER
Adele “25”

Adele “25”

Justin Bieber “Purpose”

Justin Bieber “Purpose”

Ed Sheeran “x”

Ed Sheeran “x”

Taylor Swift “1989”

Taylor Swift “1989”

The Weeknd “Beauty Behind The Madness”

The Weeknd “Beauty Behind The Madness”

Top Soundtrack

WINNER
“Pitch Perfect 2”

“Pitch Perfect 2”

“Empire: Original Soundtrack From Season 1”

“Empire: Original Soundtrack From Season 1”

“Fifty Shades of Grey”

“Fifty Shades of Grey”

“Furious 7”

“Furious 7”

“Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix Vol. 1”

“Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix Vol. 1”

Top R&B Album

WINNER
The Weeknd “Beauty Behind The Madness”

The Weeknd “Beauty Behind The Madness”

Chris Brown “Royalty”

Chris Brown “Royalty”

Rihanna “Anti”

Rihanna “Anti”

Bryson Tiller “T R A P S O U L”

Bryson Tiller “T R A P S O U L”

Tyrese “Black Rose”

Tyrese “Black Rose”

Top Rap Album

WINNER
Meek Mill “Dreams Worth More Than Money”

Meek Mill “Dreams Worth More Than Money”

Drake “If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late”

Drake “If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late”

Drake & Future “What A Time To Be Alive”

Drake & Future “What A Time To Be Alive”

Dr. Dre “Compton”

Dr. Dre “Compton”

Kendrick Lamar “To Pimp A Butterfly”

Kendrick Lamar “To Pimp A Butterfly”

Top Country Album

WINNER
Chris Stapleton “Traveller”

Chris Stapleton “Traveller”

Luke Bryan “Kill The Lights”

Luke Bryan “Kill The Lights”

Sam Hunt “Montevallo”

Sam Hunt “Montevallo”

Zac Brown Band “Jekyll + Hyde”

Zac Brown Band “Jekyll + Hyde”

Carrie Underwood “Storyteller”

Carrie Underwood “Storyteller”

Top Rock Album

WINNER
twenty one pilots “Blurryface”

twenty one pilots “Blurryface”

Alabama Shakes “Sound & Color”

Alabama Shakes “Sound & Color”

David Bowie “Blackstar”

David Bowie “Blackstar”

Coldplay “A Head Full Of Dreams”

Coldplay “A Head Full Of Dreams”

Mumford & Sons “Wilder Mind”

Mumford & Sons “Wilder Mind”

Top Latin Album

WINNER
Juan Gabriel “Los Dúo”

Juan Gabriel “Los Dúo”

Juan Gabriel “Mis Número 1…40 Aniversario”

Juan Gabriel “Mis Número 1…40 Aniversario”

Maná “Cama Incendiada”

Maná “Cama Incendiada”

Gerardo Ortiz “Hoy Mas Fuerte”

Gerardo Ortiz “Hoy Mas Fuerte”

Romeo Santos “Formula, Vol. 2”

Romeo Santos “Formula, Vol. 2”

Top Dance/Electronic Album

WINNER
Zedd “True Colors”

Zedd “True Colors”

David Guetta “Listen”

David Guetta “Listen”

Major Lazer “Peace Is The Mission”

Major Lazer “Peace Is The Mission”

ODESZA “In Return”

ODESZA “In Return”

Skrillex & Diplo “Skrillex And Diplo Present Jack U”

Skrillex & Diplo “Skrillex And Diplo Present Jack U”

Top Christian Album

WINNER
Lauren Daigle “How Can It Be”

Lauren Daigle “How Can It Be”

Hillsong UNITED “Empires”

Hillsong UNITED “Empires”

Joey + Rory “Hymns That Are Important To Us”

Joey + Rory “Hymns That Are Important To Us”

TobyMac “This Is Not A Test”

TobyMac “This Is Not A Test”

Chris Tomlin “Adore: Christmas Songs of Worship”

Chris Tomlin “Adore: Christmas Songs of Worship”

Top Gospel Album

WINNER
Kirk Franklin “Losing My Religion”

Kirk Franklin “Losing My Religion”

Anthony Brown & group therAPy “Everyday Jesus”

Anthony Brown & group therAPy “Everyday Jesus”

Tasha Cobbs “One Place Live”

Tasha Cobbs “One Place Live”

Jonathan McReynolds “Life Music: Stage Two”

Jonathan McReynolds “Life Music: Stage Two”

Marvin Sapp “You Shall Live”

Marvin Sapp “You Shall Live”

Top Hot 100 Song

WINNER
Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth “See You Again”

Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth “See You Again”

Adele “Hello”

Adele “Hello”

Fetty Wap “Trap Queen”

Fetty Wap “Trap Queen”

The Weeknd “Can’t Feel My Face”

The Weeknd “Can’t Feel My Face”

The Weeknd “The Hills”

The Weeknd “The Hills”

Top Selling Song

WINNER
Adele “Hello”

Adele “Hello”

Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth “See You Again”

Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth “See You Again”

OMI “Cheerleader”

OMI “Cheerleader”

Rachel Platten “Fight Song”

Rachel Platten “Fight Song”

The Weeknd “The Hills”

The Weeknd “The Hills”

Top Radio Song

WINNER
WALK THE MOON “Shut Up And Dance”

WALK THE MOON “Shut Up And Dance”

Adele “Hello”

Adele “Hello”

Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth “See You Again”

Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth “See You Again”

Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars “Uptown Funk!”

Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars “Uptown Funk!”

The Weeknd “Can’t Feel My Face”

The Weeknd “Can’t Feel My Face”

Top Streaming Song (Audio)

WINNER
The Weeknd “The Hills”

The Weeknd “The Hills”

Justin Bieber “Sorry”

Justin Bieber “Sorry”

Justin Bieber “What Do You Mean”

Justin Bieber “What Do You Mean”

Fetty Wap “Trap Queen”

Fetty Wap “Trap Queen”

Drake “Hotline Bling”

Drake “Hotline Bling”

Top Streaming Song (Video)

WINNER
Silentó “Watch Me”

Silentó “Watch Me”

Fetty Wap “Trap Queen”

Fetty Wap “Trap Queen”

Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth “See You Again”

Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth “See You Again”

Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars “Uptown Funk!”

Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars “Uptown Funk!”

The Weeknd “The Hills”

The Weeknd “The Hills”

Top R&B Song

WINNER
The Weeknd “The Hills”

The Weeknd “The Hills”

Alessia Cara “Here”

Alessia Cara “Here”

Omarion ft. Chris Brown & Jhené Aiko “Post To Be”

Omarion ft. Chris Brown & Jhené Aiko “Post To Be”

The Weeknd “Can’t Feel My Face”

The Weeknd “Can’t Feel My Face”

The Weeknd “Earned It (Fifty Shades of Grey)”

The Weeknd “Earned It (Fifty Shades of Grey)”

Top Rap Song

WINNER
Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth “See You Again”

Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth “See You Again”

Drake “Hotline Bling”

Drake “Hotline Bling”

Fetty Wap “Trap Queen”

Fetty Wap “Trap Queen”

Fetty Wap “679” feat. Remy Boyz

Fetty Wap “679” feat. Remy Boyz

Silentó “Watch Me”

Silentó “Watch Me”

Top Country Song

WINNER
Thomas Rhett “Die A Happy Man”

Thomas Rhett “Die A Happy Man”

Sam Hunt “Break Up In A Small Town”

Sam Hunt “Break Up In A Small Town”

Sam Hunt “Take Your Time”

Sam Hunt “Take Your Time”

Little Big Town “Girl Crush”

Little Big Town “Girl Crush”

Chris Young “I’m Comin’ Over”

Chris Young “I’m Comin’ Over”

Top Rock Song

WINNER
WALK THE MOON “Shut Up And Dance”

WALK THE MOON “Shut Up And Dance”

Fall Out Boy “Uma Thurman”

Fall Out Boy “Uma Thurman”

Elle King “Ex’s & Oh’s”

Elle King “Ex’s & Oh’s”

twenty one pilots “Stressed Out”

twenty one pilots “Stressed Out”

X Ambassadors “Renegades”

X Ambassadors “Renegades”

Top Latin Song

WINNER
Nicky Jam & Enrique Iglesias “El Perdon”

Nicky Jam & Enrique Iglesias “El Perdon”

J Balvin “Ginza”

J Balvin “Ginza”

Ariel Camacho y Los Plebes del Rancho “Te Metiste”

Ariel Camacho y Los Plebes del Rancho “Te Metiste”

Maluma “Borro Cassette”

Maluma “Borro Cassette”

Romeo Santos “Propuesta Indecente”

Romeo Santos “Propuesta Indecente”

Top Dance/Electronic Song

WINNER
Major Lazer & DJ Snake ft. MØ “Lean On”

Major Lazer & DJ Snake ft. MØ “Lean On”

The Chainsmokers ft. ROZES “Roses”

The Chainsmokers ft. ROZES “Roses”

DJ Snake & AlunaGeorge “You Know You Like It”

DJ Snake & AlunaGeorge “You Know You Like It”

David Guetta ft. Nicki Minaj, Bebe Rexha & Afrojack “Hey Mama”

David Guetta ft. Nicki Minaj, Bebe Rexha & Afrojack “Hey Mama”

Skrillex & Diplo “Where Are Ü Now” With Justin Bieber

Skrillex & Diplo “Where Are Ü Now” With Justin Bieber

Top Christian Song

WINNER
Hillsong UNITED “Oceans (Where Feet May Fail)”

Hillsong UNITED “Oceans (Where Feet May Fail)”

Hillsong UNITED “Touch The Sky”

Hillsong UNITED “Touch The Sky”

MercyMe “Flawless”

MercyMe “Flawless”

NEEDTOBREATHE ft. Gavin DeGraw “Brother”

NEEDTOBREATHE ft. Gavin DeGraw “Brother”

Chris Tomlin “Good Good Father”

Chris Tomlin “Good Good Father”

Top Gospel Song

WINNER
Kirk Franklin “Wanna Be Happy?”

Kirk Franklin “Wanna Be Happy?”

Anthony Brown and group therAPy “Worth”

Anthony Brown and group therAPy “Worth”

Erica Campbell ft. Big Shizz “I Luh God”

Erica Campbell ft. Big Shizz “I Luh God”

Travis Greene “Intentional”

Travis Greene “Intentional”

Brian Courtney Wilson “Worth Fighting For”

Brian Courtney Wilson “Worth Fighting For”

Fan Voted Billboard Chart Achievement Award

WINNER
Rihanna

Rihanna

Adele

Adele

Drake

Drake

Little Big Town

Little Big Town

The Weeknd

The Weeknd