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Billboard 2019

May 2, 2019

BY Minyetta Nelson

Las Vegas, NV -

The 2019 Billboard Music Awards brought out all the stars last night in Las Vegas but give it to the women to take over the show!

  • Taylor Swift performed ME! with Panic At The Disco's Brendon Urie for first time live,
  • Drake broke the record for most Billboard wins as he referenced Game Of Thrones during his acceptance speech: 'Shout out to Arya Stark for putting in the work last week',
  • Kelly Clarkson hosted for the second year in a row and began with a medley of today's hits, 
  • Halsey gave an erotic rendition of her hit Without Me with the help of a female back-up dancer, 
  • Ariana Grande sang her hit 7 Rings, which was pre-recorded from the Sweetener World Tour at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, Madonna danced with virtual versions of herself as she performed Medellin with Colombian singer Maluma, Mariah Carey accepted the Icon Award after an assortment of her hits showing off her five-octave range and Paula Abdul closed out the show with a performance of songs from her debut 1988 album Forever Your Girl. 
  • Who walked away with awards? Here are a few of the winners - 
  • Cardi B won 6 awards - Top Female Artist, Top Hot 100 song, Top Selling Song, Top Radio Song, Top Collaboration & Top Rap Song.
  • Drake won 12 awards - Top Artist, Top Male Artist, Top Billboard 200 Artist, Top Hot 100 Artist, Top Streaming Song Artist, Top Song Sales Artist, Top Radio Songs Artist, Top Rap Artist, Top Rap Male Artist, Top Streaming Song(Video), Top Billboard 200 Album & Top Rap Album.
  • Ella Mai won 3 awards - Top R&B Artist, Top Female R&B Artist & Top R&B Song.
  • Imagine Dragons won 1 award - Top Rock Artist.
  • Juice World won 1 award - Top New Artist.
  • Ariana Grande won 2 awards - Billboard Chart Achievement Award & Top Female Artist.
  • The Caters won 2 awards - Top R&B Tour & Top Rap Tour.
  • Koryn Hawthorne won 1 award - Top Gospel Song.
  • Tasha Cobbs Leonard won 1 award - Top Gospel Artist.
  • The Weekend won 1 award - Top R&B Male Artist. 
  • Travis Scott won 1 award - Top Streaming Song(Video).
  • XXXtentacion won 1 award - Top R&B Album. 
  • Go to the Billboard website to check out the full list of winners. Click the link...
  • https://www.billboard.com/articles/news/bbma/8505581/billboard-music-awards-2019-nominations