Billboard Music Awards 2016 Winners: Full List

The Weeknd
The Weeknd accepts the Top Hot 100 Artist award onstage during the 2016 Billboard Music Awards. Kevin Winter/Getty Images

May the best music win! The T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas was the place to be on Sunday, May 22, as superstars including The Weeknd, Justin Bieber, Madonna and Britney Spears gathered for the 2016 Billboard Music Awards. The Weeknd earned the most nominations — 19, including Top artist — while Bieber racked up 12, Drake and Fetty Wap scored 11, and Taylor Swift and Adele tied with eight. 

See the full list of nominees below, and check back throughout the night to see who wins! We'll be updating this list as categories are announced.

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

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

Top R&B Song:
Alessia Cara, “Here”
​Omarion Featuring Chris Brown & Jhene Aiko, “Post to Be”
The Weeknd, “Can’t Feel My Face”
The Weeknd, “Earned It (Fifty Shades of Grey)”
**WINNER: The Weeknd, “The Hills”

Top Billboard 200 Album:
**WINNER: Adele, 25
Justin Bieber, Purpose
Ed Sheeran, x
Taylor Swift, 1989
The Weeknd, Beauty Behind the Madness

Top Male Artist:
**WINNER: Justin Bieber
Drake
Fetty Wap
Ed Sheeran
The Weeknd

Top Country Song:
Sam Hunt, “Break Up in a Small Town”
Sam Hunt, “Take Your Time”
Little Big Town, “Girl Crush”
**WINNER: Thomas Rhett, “Die a Happy Man”
Chris Young, “I’m Comin’ Over”

Top Hot 100 Song:
Adele, “Hello”
Fetty Wap, “Trap Queen”
**WINNER: Wiz Khalifa Featuring Charlie Puth, “See You Again”
The Weeknd, “Can’t Feel My Face”
The Weeknd, “The Hills”

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

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

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

Top Duo/Group:
Maroon 5
**WINNER: One Direction
Twenty One Pilots
The Rolling Stones
U2

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Top Rock Artist:
Fall Out Boy
Elle King
**WINNER: Twenty One Pilots
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
**WINNER: Romeo Santos

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

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

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

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

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

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

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
**WINNER: Meek Mill, Dreams Worth More Than Money

Top Country Album:
**WINNER: Chris Stapleton, Traveller
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
**WINNER: Twenty One Pilots, Blurryface

Top Latin Album:
**WINNER: Juan Gabriel, Los Dúo
Juan Gabriel, Mis Número 1… 40 Aniversario
Mana, Cama Incendiada
Gerardo Ortiz, Hoy Más 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 Ü
**WINNER: Zedd, True Colors

Top Christian Album:
**WINNER: Lauren Daigle, How Can It Be
​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
**WINNER: Kirk Franklin, Losing My Religion
Jonathan McReynolds, Life Music: Stage Two
Marvin Sapp, You Shall Live

Top Selling Song:
**WINNER: Adele, “Hello”
Wiz Khalifa Featuring Charlie Puth, “See You Again”
OMI, “Cheerleader”
Rachel Platten, “Fight Song”
The Weeknd, “The Hills”

Top Radio Song:
Adele “Hello”
Wiz Khalifa Featuring Charlie Puth, “See You Again”
Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars, “Uptown Funk!”
**WINNER: Walk the Moon, “Shut Up And Dance”
The Weeknd, “Can’t Feel My Face”

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

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

Top Rap Song:
Drake, “Hotline Bling”
​Fetty Wap, “Trap Queen”
Fetty Wap, “679” Featuring Remy Boyz
​Silentó, “Watch Me”
**WINNER: Wiz Khalifa Featuring Charlie Puth, “See You Again”

Top Rock Song:
Fall Out Boy, “Uma Thurman”
Elle King, “Ex’s & Oh’s”
Twenty One Pilots, “Stressed Out”
**WINNER: Walk the Moon, “Shut Up And Dance”
X Ambassadors, “Renegades”

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

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

Top Christian Song:
**WINNER: Hillsong UNITED, “Oceans (Where Feet May Fail)”
​Hillsong UNITED, “Touch the Sky”
MercyMe, “Flawless”
NEEDTOBREATHE Featuring Gavin DeGraw, “Brother”
Chris Tomlin, “Good Good Father”

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

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