Billboard Music Awards 2016: the complete list of winners

The Weeknd scooped eight awards out of 19 nominations at the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, and Adele carried off a haul of five, including top artist, at the ceremony on Sunday night

Top artist

Adele – WINNER
Justin Bieber
Drake
Taylor Swift
The Weeknd

Top new artist

Fetty Wap - WINNER
OMI
Charlie Puth
Silentó
Bryson Tiller

Top male artist

Justin Bieber - WINNER
Drake
Fetty Wap
Ed Sheeran
The Weeknd

Billboard chart achievement award

Rihanna - WINNER
Adele
Drake
The Weeknd
Little Big Town

Adele goes for it in Lisbon.
Adele goes for it in Lisbon. Photograph: Pedro Gomes/Getty Images

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

Taylor Swift in Los Angeles: #squad not pictured.
Taylor Swift in Los Angeles: #squad not pictured. Photograph: Mark Davis/Getty Images

Top Hot 100 artist

Justin Bieber
Drake
Fetty Wap
Taylor Swift
The Weeknd - WINNER!

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

Justin Bieber rehearses his slot.
Justin Bieber rehearses his slot. Photograph: Kevin Winter/BBMA2016/Getty Images for dcp

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

Rihanna gets patriotic at Coachella
Rihanna gets patriotic at Coachella Photograph: Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Coachella

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

Pete Wentz of Fall Out Boy makes his entrance.
Pete Wentz of Fall Out Boy makes his entrance. Photograph: David Becker/Getty Images

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

Ed Sheeran: ready to add to his groaning mantelpiece
Ed Sheeran: ready to add to his groaning mantelpiece Photograph: Luca Bruno/AP

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 Billboard 200 album

Adele, 25 - WINNER!
Justin Bieber, Purpose
Ed Sheeran, x
Taylor Swift, 1989
The Weeknd, Beauty Behind the Madness

Wiz Khalifa: can he net a gong for the Furious 7 soundtrack?
Wiz Khalifa: can he net a gong for the Furious 7 soundtrack? Photograph: Andy Kropa/Invision/AP

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

Chris Stapleton: can he bring home best country album?
Chris Stapleton: can he bring home best country album? Photograph: Rich Fury/Invision/AP

Top country album

Chris Stapleton, Traveller - WINNER
Luke Bryan, Kill T=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
Mana, Cama Incendiada
Gerardo Ortiz, Hoy Más Fuerte
Romeo Santos, Formula, Vol. 2

Skrillex and Justin Bieber do Jack Ü
Skrillex and Justin Bieber do Jack Ü Photograph: Kevin Mazur/Getty Images

Top dance/electronic album

David Guetta, Listen
Major Lazer, Peace Is The Mission
ODESZA, In Return
Skrillex & Diplo, Skrillex and Diplo Present Jack Ü
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

Fetty Wap: can he smoke out a prize?
Fetty Wap: can he smoke out a prize? Photograph: Michael Schmelling/The Guardian

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 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 Featuring Bruno Mars, Uptown Funk!
Walk the Moon, Shut Up And Dance - WINNER
The Weeknd, Can’t Feel My Face

Drake: will Drizzy scoop a statuette?
Drake: will Drizzy scoop a statuette? Photograph: Gabe Ginsberg/Getty Images

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 Featuring Bruno Mars, Uptown Funk!
Silentó, Watch Me - WINNER
The Weeknd, The Hills

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)
The Weeknd, The Hills - WINNER!

Sam Hunt: country king?
Sam Hunt: country king? Photograph: NurPhoto/REX Shutterstock

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 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 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

David Guetta in Las Vegas, where the Billboard awards take place.
David Guetta in Las Vegas, where the Billboard awards take place. Photograph: Isaac Brekken/Getty Images for iHeartMedia

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 Featuring ROZES, Roses
DJ Snake & AlunaGeorge, You Know You Like It
David Guetta feat. Nicki Minaj, Bebe Rexha & Afrojack, Hey Mama
Major Lazer & DJ Snake Featuring 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 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
Kirk Franklin, Wanna Be Happy? - WINNER
Travis Greene, Intentional
Brian Courtney Wilson, Worth Fighting For

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