The Weeknd, BTS, Bad Bunny win big at Billboard Music Awards

25 May, 2021 12:00 AM printer

The Weeknd, BTS, Bad Bunny win big at Billboard Music Awards

Canadian singer-songwriter The Weeknd won big at the Billboard Music Awards that took place at Los Angeles, Sunday night. He won a total of 10 awards from 16 nominations. While the Korean boy band sensation, BTS won all categories nominated for and Puerto Rican rapper Bad Bunny also won multiple awards, report agencies.

Rapper Drake was named the artist of the decade. He accepted the award with his 3-year-old son. Singer-songwriter Pink received the Icon Award and was joined onstage by her 9-year-old daughter.

The Weeknd was awarded as the top male artist, top radio songs artist, top R&B artist and top R&B male artist. His album, After Hours was named top R&B Album and his single, Blinding Lights was titled as the top radio song and top R&B Song.

He also performed his song Save Your Tears in the parking lot, later in the show.

BTS won multiple awards including top duo/group, top song sales artist and top social artist.

Bad Bunny was named Top Latin artist and also won top Latin male artist, top Latin song and top Latin album.

Country music singer Gabby Barrett bagged three awards -- Top Country Female Artist, Top Collaboration and Top Country Song. She gave an emotional speech while accepting the award.

The other winners included Taylor Swift, who won the top female artist and top Billboard 200 artist. Kanye West won the top gospel artist award and top gospel song. Lady Gaga was named the top dance/electronic artist and also bagged the award for top dance/electronic album, Carrie Underwood won the award for top Christian album.