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The 2016 Billboard Music Awards Winners

By Amy Barton | May 22nd, 2016

The 2016 Billboard Music Awards, hosted by Ludacris and Ciara, were broadcast live on ABC from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 22, 2016. The Weeknd was the biggest winner of the night, taking home eight awards, including Top R&B Song and Top Hot 100 Artist. While Adele wasn't far behind, scooping up five BBMAs, including Top Artist and Top Female Artist. Rihanna took home the fan-voted Billboard Chart Achievement Award, while Celine Dion graciously accepted the annual Icon Award. 

SEE THE COMPLETE LIST OF WINNERS:

Top Artist:
Adele **WINNER**
Justin Bieber
Drake
Taylor Swift
The Weeknd

Top Hot 100 Artist:
Justin Bieber
Drake
Fetty Wap
Taylor Swift
The Weeknd **WINNER** 

Watch The Weeknd accept his first award of the night: 

Top Hot 100 Song:
Adele "Hello"
Fetty Wap "Trap Queen"
Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth "See You Again" **WINNER**
The Weeknd "Can't Feel My Face"
The Weeknd "The Hills"

Top Country Song:
Sam Hunt "Break Up In A Small Town"
Sam Hunt "Take Your Time"
Little Big Town "Girl Crush"
Thomas Rhett "Die A Happy Man" **WINNER**
Chris Young "I'm Comin' Over"

Top Male Artist:
Justin Bieber **WINNER**

Drake
Fetty Wap
Ed Sheeran
The Weeknd

Top Billboard 200 Album:
Adele "25" **WINNER**

Justin Bieber "Purpose"
Ed Sheeran "x"
Taylor Swift "1989"
The Weeknd "Beauty Behind The Madness"

Top R&B Song:
Alessia Cara "Here"
Omarion ft. Chris Brown & Jhené Aiko "Post To Be"
The Weeknd "Can't Feel My Face"
The Weeknd "Earned It (Fifty Shades of Grey)"
The Weeknd "The Hills" **WINNER**

Billboard Chart Achievement Award
Adele
Drake
Little Big Town
Rihanna **WINNER**
The Weeknd

Top New Artist:
Fetty Wap **WINNER**
OMI
Charlie Puth
Silentó
Bryson Tiller

Top Female Artist:
Adele **WINNER**
Selena Gomez
Ariana Grande
Rihanna
Taylor Swift

Top Duo/Group:
Maroon 5
One Direction **WINNER**
twenty one pilots
The Rolling Stones
U2

Top Billboard 200 Artist:
Adele **WINNER**
Justin Bieber
Drake
Taylor Swift
The Weeknd

Top Song Sales Artist:
Adele
Justin Bieber
Drake
Fetty Wap
The Weeknd **WINNER**

Top Radio Songs Artist:
Justin Bieber
Ellie Goulding
Ed Sheeran
Taylor Swift
The Weeknd **WINNER**

Top Streaming Songs Artist:
Justin Bieber
Drake
Fetty Wap
Silentó
The Weeknd **WINNER**

Top Social Media Artist:
Justin Bieber **WINNER**
Selena Gomez
Ariana Grande
Demi Lovato
Taylor Swift

Top Touring Artist:
Madonna
One Direction
The Rolling Stones
Taylor Swift **WINNER**
U2

Top R&B Artist:
Chris Brown
Jeremih
Rihanna
Bryson Tiller
The Weeknd **WINNER**

Top Rap Artist:
Drake **WINNER**
Fetty Wap
Future
Wiz Khalifa
Silentó

Top Country Artist:
Zac Brown Band
Luke Bryan **WINNER**
Sam Hunt
Chris Stapleton
Carrie Underwood

Top Rock Artist:
Fall Out Boy
Elle King
twenty one pilots **WINNER**
WALK THE MOON
X Ambassadors

Top Latin Artist:
Banda Sinaloense MS De Sergio Lizárraga
Juan Gabriel
Nicky Jam
Ariel Camacho y Los Plebes del Rancho
Romeo Santos **WINNER**

Top Dance/Electronic Artist:
The Chainsmokers
DJ Snake
David Guetta **WINNER**
Major Lazer
Zedd

Top Christian Artist:
Casting Crowns
Lauren Daigle
Hillsong UNITED **WINNER**
MercyMe
Chris Tomlin

Top Gospel Artist:
Anthony Brown and group therAPy
Tasha Cobbs
Kirk Franklin **WINNER**
Travis Greene
Marvin Sapp

Top Soundtrack:
"Empire: Original Soundtrack From Season 1"
"Fifty Shades of Grey"
"Furious 7"
"Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix Vol. 1"
"Pitch Perfect 2" **WINNER**

Top R&B Album:
Chris Brown "Royalty"
Rihanna "Anti"
Bryson Tiller "T R A P S O U L"
Tyrese "Black Rose"
The Weeknd "Beauty Behind The Madness" **WINNER**

Top Rap Album:
Drake "If You're Reading This It's Too Late"
Drake & Future "What A Time To Be Alive"
Dr. Dre "Compton"
Kendrick Lamar "To Pimp A Butterfly"
Meek Mill "Dreams Worth More Than Money" **WINNER**

Top Country Album:
Chris Stapleton "Traveller" **WINNER**
Luke Bryan "Kill The Lights"
Sam Hunt "Montevallo"
Zac Brown Band "Jekyll + Hyde"
Carrie Underwood "Storyteller"

Top Rock Album:
Alabama Shakes "Sound & Color"
David Bowie "Blackstar"
Coldplay "A Head Full Of Dreams"
Mumford & Sons "Wilder Mind"
twenty one pilots "Blurryface" **WINNER**

Top Latin Album:
Juan Gabriel "Los Dúo" **WINNER**
Juan Gabriel "Mis Número 1…40 Aniversario"
Maná "Cama Incendiada"
Gerardo Ortiz "Hoy Mas Fuerte"
Romeo Santos "Formula, Vol. 2"

Top Dance/Electronic Album:
David Guetta "Listen"
Major Lazer "Peace Is The Mission"
ODESZA "In Return"
Skrillex & Diplo "Skrillex And Diplo Present Jack U"
Zedd "True Colors" **WINNER**

Top Christian Album:
Lauren Daigle "How Can It Be" **WINNER**
Hillsong UNITED "Empires"
Joey + Rory "Hymns That Are Important To Us"
TobyMac "This Is Not A Test"
Chris Tomlin "Adore: Christmas Songs of Worship"

Top Gospel Album:
Anthony Brown & group therAPy "Everyday Jesus"
Tasha Cobbs "One Place Live"
Kirk Franklin "Losing My Religion" **WINNER**
Jonathan McReynolds "Life Music: Stage Two"
Marvin Sapp "You Shall Live"

Top Selling Song:
Adele "Hello" **WINNER**
Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth "See You Again"
OMI "Cheerleader"
Rachel Platten "Fight Song"
The Weeknd "The Hills"

Top Radio Song:
Adele "Hello"
Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth "See You Again"
Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars "Uptown Funk!"
WALK THE MOON "Shut Up And Dance" **WINNER**
The Weeknd "Can't Feel My Face"

Top Streaming Song (Audio):
Justin Bieber "Sorry"
Justin Bieber "What Do You Mean"
Fetty Wap "Trap Queen"
The Weeknd "The Hills" **WINNER**
Drake "Hotline Bling"

Top Streaming Song (Video):
Fetty Wap "Trap Queen"
Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth "See You Again"
Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars "Uptown Funk!"
Silentó "Watch Me" **WINNER**
The Weeknd "The Hills"

Top Rap Song:
Drake "Hotline Bling"
Fetty Wap "Trap Queen"
Fetty Wap "679" feat. Remy Boyz
Silentó "Watch Me"
Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth "See You Again" **WINNER**

Top Rock Song:
Fall Out Boy "Uma Thurman"
Elle King "Ex's & Oh's"
twenty one pilots "Stressed Out"
WALK THE MOON "Shut Up And Dance" **WINNER**
X Ambassadors "Renegades"

Top Latin Song:
J Balvin "Ginza"
Ariel Camacho y Los Plebes del Rancho "Te Metiste"
Nicky Jam & Enrique Iglesias "El Perdon" **WINNER**
Maluma "Borro Cassette"
Romeo Santos "Propuesta Indecente"

Top Dance/Electronic Song:
The Chainsmokers ft. ROZES "Roses"
DJ Snake & AlunaGeorge "You Know You Like It"
David Guetta ft. Nicki Minaj, Bebe Rexha & Afrojack "Hey Mama"
Major Lazer & DJ Snake ft. MØ "Lean On" **WINNER**
Skrillex & Diplo "Where Are Ü Now" With Justin Bieber

Top Christian Song:
Hillsong UNITED "Oceans (Where Feet May Fail)" **WINNER**
Hillsong UNITED "Touch The Sky"
MercyMe "Flawless"
NEEDTOBREATHE ft. Gavin DeGraw "Brother"
Chris Tomlin "Good Good Father"

Top Gospel Song:
Anthony Brown and group therAPy "Worth"
Erica Campbell ft. Big Shizz "I Luh God"
Kirk Franklin "Wanna Be Happy?" **WINNER**
Travis Greene "Intentional"
Brian Courtney Wilson "Worth Fighting For"

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