Vannacht vonden de Billboard Awards 2017 plaats, één van de grootste music awards ever! Er werden 52 awards uitgedeeld, waarvan maar liefst 13 awards naar Drake gingen. Congrats, champagne papi! 

Record breaker

In 2012 stond Adele op de eerste plaats met 12 awards, maar met zijn 13 awards brak Drake nu het Billboard Awards record! Drake won onder andere Top Artist, Top Male Artist, en Top Rap Album.

Beyoncé won 5 awards, waaronder Top Female Artist, en Twenty One Pilots mogen ook niet klagen. Ook zij ontvingen er 5! Check hieronder de complete lijst met winnaars.

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 met Lemonade
Drake met Views – winner
Rihanna met Anti
Twenty One Pilots met Blurryface
The Weeknd met Starboy

Top Soundtrack/Cast Album

Hamilton: An American Musical – winner
Moana
Purple Rain
Suicide Squad: The Album
Trolls

Top R&B Album

Beyonce met Lemonade – winner
Bruno Mars met 24K Magic
Frank Ocean met Blonde
Rihanna met Anti
The Weeknd met Starboy

Top Rap Album

J. Cole met 4 Your Eyez Only
Drake met Views – winner
Kevin Gates met Isla
DJ Khaled met Major Key
A Tribe Called Quest met We Got It From Here…Thank You For Your Service

Top Country Album

Jason Aldean met They Don’t Know
Florida Georgia Line met Dig Your Roots
Blake Shelton met If I’m Honest
Chris Stapleton met Traveller – winner
Keith Urban – Ripcord

Top Rock Album

The Lumineers met Cleopatra
Metallica met Hardwired…To Self Destruct winner
Radiohead met A Moon Shaped Pool
Red Hot Chili Peppers met The Getaway
Twenty One Pilots met Blurryface

Top Latin Album

J Balvin met Energia
CNCO met Primera Cita
Juan Gabriel met Los Duo 2 – winner
Juan Gabriel met Vestido De Etiqueta: Por Eduardo Magallanes
Los Plebes del Rancho de Ariel Camacho met Recuerden Mi Estilo

Top Dance/Electronic Album

The Chainsmokers met Bouquet
The Chainsmokers met Collage
Flume met Skin
Kygo met Cloud Nine
Lindsey Stirling met Brave Enough – winner

Top Christian Album

Casting Crowns met The Very Next Thing
Lauren Daigle met How Can It Be – winner
Joey + Rory met Hymns
Hillary Scott & The Family met Love Remains
Skillet met Unleashed

Top Gospel Album

Tamela Mann met One Way – winner
Kirk Franklin met Losing My Religion
Travis Greene met The Hill
Tasha Cobbs met One Place: Live
Hezekiah Walker met Better: Azusa – The Next Generation 2

Top Hot 100 Song

The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey met Closer – winner
The Chainsmokers Featuring Daya met Don’t Let Me Down
Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla met One Dance
Justin Timberlake met Can’t Stop The Feeling!
Twenty One Pilots met Heathens

Top Selling Song

The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey met Closer
The Chainsmokers Featuring Daya met Don’t Let Me Down
Drake Featuring, WizKid & Kyla met One Dance
Justin Timberlake met Can’t Stop The Feeling! – winner
Twenty One Pilots met Heathens

Top Radio Song

The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey met Closer
The Chainsmokers Featuring Daya met Don’t Let Me Down
Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla met One Dance
Sia Featuring Sean Paul met Cheap Thrills
Justin Timberlake met Can’t Stop The Feeling! – winner

Top Streaming Song (Audio)

The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey met Closer
Drake Featuring, WizKid & Kyla met One Dance – winner
D.R.A.M. Featuring Lil Yachty met Broccoli
Rihanna met Needed Me
The Weeknd Featuring Daft Punk met Starboy

Top Streaming Song (Video)

The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey met Closer
Desiigner met Panda – winner
Zay Hilfigerr & Zayion McCall met JuJu On That Beat (TZ Anthem)
Rae Sremmurd Featuring Gucci Mane met Black Beatles
Twenty One Pilots met Heathens

Top Collaboration

The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey met Closer – winner
The Chainsmokers Featuring Daya met Don’t Let Me Down
Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla met One Dance
Sia Featuring Sean Paul met Cheap Thrills
The Weeknd Featuring Daft Punk met Starboy

Top R&B Song

Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla met One Dance – winner
Bruno Mars met 24K Magic
Rihanna met Needed Me
Rihanna Featuring Drake met Work
The Weeknd Featuring Daft Punk met Starboy

Top R&B Collaboration

Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla met One Dance – winner
PARTYNEXTDOOR Featuring Drake met Come And See Me
Rihanna Featuring Drake met Work
The Weeknd Featuring Daft Punk met I Feel It Coming
The Weeknd Featuring Daft Punk met Starboy

Top Rap Song

Desiigner met ‘Panda’ – winner
Drake met Fake Love
D.R.A.M. Featuring Lil Yachty met Broccoli
Migos Featuring Lil Uzi Vert met Bad And Boujee
Rae Sremmurd Featuring Gucci Mane met Black Beatles

Top Rap Collaboration

D.R.A.M. Featuring Lil Yachty met Broccoli
Zay Hilfigerr & Zayion McCall met JuJu On That Beat (TZ Anthem)
Machine Gun Kelly & Camila Cabello met Bad Things
Migos Featuring Lil Uzi Vert met Bad and Boujee
Rae Sremmurd Featuring Gucci Mane met Black Beatles – winner

Top Country Song

Kenny Chesney Featuring Pink met Setting The World On Fire
Florida Georgia Line met H.O.L.Y. – winner
Florida Georgia Line Featuring Tim McGraw met May We All
Little Big Town met Better Man
Keith Urban met Blue Ain’t Your Color

Top Country Collaboration

Dierks Bentley Featuring Elle King met Different For Girls
Kenny Chesney Featuring Pink met Setting The World On Fire – winner
Eric Church Featuring Rhiannon Giddens met Kill A Word
Florida Georgia Line Featuring Tim McGraw met May We All
Chris Young Featuring Vince Gill met Sober Saturday Night

Top Rock Song

Lil Wayne, Wiz Khalifa & Imagine Dragons with Logic & Ty Dolla $ign Featuring X Ambassadors met Sucker For Pain
Twenty One Pilots met Heathens -winner
Twenty One Pilots met Ride
Twenty One Pilots met Stressed Out
X Ambassadors met Unsteady

Top Latin Song

Daddy Yankee met ‘Shaky Shaky’
Enrique Iglesias Featuring Wisin met Duele El Corazon
Nicky Jam met Hasta El Amanecer – winner
Shakira Featuring Maluma met Chantaje
Carlos Vives & Shakira met La Bicicleta

Top Dance/Electronic Song

The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey met Closer – winner
The Chainsmokers Featuring Daya met Don’t Let Me Down
Calvin Harris Featuring Rihanna met This Is What You Came For
Major Lazer Featuring Justin Bieber & MO met Cold Water
DJ Snake Featuring Justin Bieber met Let Me Love You