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LIST: Billboard music awards winners 2022

billboard music awards 2022 winners

Billboard music awards (BBMAs) announced the 2022 winners in artist, album, and song awards categories on Sunday, May 15, in Las Vegas at the MGM Grand Garden Arena live through television network NBC.

There are 62 categories dividing the awards, including five new categories: top Billboard global 200 artist, top Billboard global excl. U.S. artist, top Billboard global 200 song, top viral song, and top Billboard global excl. U.S. song.

Ed Sheeran is a finalist in all four new global categories for the artist, and his song “Bad Habits,” “Save Your Tears,” and The Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber’s “STAY” are finalists in the new global song categories. Olivia Rodrigo and The Weeknd are both finalists in new worldwide artist categories.

The Weeknd also ruled the 2022 BBMAs finalist for garnering 17 nominations.

Drake was the top artist winning five early awards, the top rap album, and the top male artist for his “Certified Lover Boy,” while they named Rodrigo the year’s best new artist with six early wins, including the  top streaming songs artist, top Hot 100 artist, and top Billboard 200 album for “SOUR.”

Taylor Swift garnered four awards, including the top Billboard 200 artist, while the well-known South Korean group BTS has three wins, including the top duo/group award.

They based the awards on the chart from April 10, 2021, to March 26, 2022. Billboard’s basis for the finalists and winners are from the leading fan interactions with music, including digital song and album sales, social engagement, radio airplay, and streaming.

Here is the full list of the Billboard Music Awards 2022 winners:

Artist Awards
DrakeTop ArtistTop Male ArtistTop Rap ArtistTop Rap Male Artist
Olivia RodrigoTop New ArtistTop Hot 100 ArtistTop Streaming Songs ArtistTop Radio Songs ArtistTop Billboard Global 200 ArtistTop Female Artist
BTSTop Duo/GroupTop Song Sales Artist
Taylor SwiftTop Billboard 200 ArtistTop Country ArtistTop Country Female Artist
Ed SheeranTop Billboard Global (Excl. U.S.) Artist
The Rolling Stones (No Filter Tour)Top TourTop Rock Tour
Doja CatTop R&B ArtistTop R&B Female Artist
The WeekndTop R&B Male Artist
Bruno Mars (Bruno Mars at Park MGM)Top R&B Tour
Megan Thee StallionTop Rap Female Artist
Omarion & Bow Wow (The Millennium Tour 2021)Top Rap Tour
Morgan WallenTop Country Male Artist
Dan + ShayTop Country Duo/Group
Eric Church (Gather Again Tour)Top Country Tour
Glass AnimalsTop Rock Artist
Bad BunnyTop Latin ArtistTop Latin Male Artist
Kali UchisTop Latin Female Artist 
Eslabon ArmadoTop Latin Duo/Group
Los Bukis (Una Historia Cantada Tour)Top Latin Tour
Lady GagaTop Dance/Electronic Artist
YeTop Christian ArtistTop Gospel Artist
Album Awards
Olivia Rodrigo, SOURTop Billboard 200 Album
EncantoTop Soundtrack
Doja Cat “Planet Her”Top R&B Album
Drake, Certified Lover BoyTop Rap Album
Taylor Swift, Red (Taylor’s Version)Top Country Album
twenty one pilots, Scaled and IcyTop Rock Album
Karol G, KG0516Top Latin Album
Illenium, Fallen EmbersTop Dance/Electronic Album
Ye, DondaTop Christian AlbumTop Gospel Album
Song Awards
The Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber, “Stay”Top Hot 100 SongTop Streaming SongTop CollaborationTop Billboard Global 200 SongTop Billboard Global (Excl. U.S.) Song
BTS, “Butter”Top Selling Song
Dua Lipa, “Levitating”Top Radio Song
Doja Cat ft. SZA, “Kiss Me More”Top Viral Song
Silk Sonic (Bruno Mars, Anderson . Paak), “Leave the Door Open”Top R&B Song
Lil Nas X ft. Jack Harlow, “Industry Baby”Top Rap Song
Walker Hayes, “Fancy Like”Top Country Song
Måneskin, “Beggin’”Top Rock Song
Kali Uchis, “telepatía”Top Latin Song 
Elton John & Dua Lipa, “Cold Heart – PNAU Remix”Top Dance/Electronic Song
Ye, “Hurricane”Top Christian SongTop Gospel Song

Robert Deaton and Sean Combs are the executive producers of the Billboard Music Awards, produced by MRC Live & Alternative, a division of MRC, a co-owner of The Hollywood Reporter through a shared business with Penske Media called PMRC.

Congratulations to the winners and fans! – WhatALife!

Source: (billboard.com), (hollywoodreporter.com), (cnn.com)

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