Doja Cat won top R&B artist and R&B female artist for the second consecutive year. Prince has proved to be one of the most enduring acts in pop music over the last 35 years, having sold over 100 million albums. He is also expected to perform a live set during the Billboard Music Awards. The ‘Purple Rain’ singer’s life and career will be honoured in May in Las Vegas when he receives the ‘Billboard Icon Award’ on the ABC telecast. Some of the most talented women in the music industry turned up to celebrate the event.

The wins mean that they have broken Destiny’s Child’s record of 11 wins, a record that had stood for 17 years. Doja Cat, who recently released two singles and put on a show-stopping performance at the Billboard Music Awards, is gracing three different covers of Cosmo covers. Pink will receive the ICON Award at the 2021 Billboard Awards, becoming the ninth artist in history to receive the honor. The actress, 48, carried a pale pink Prada purse, sported pink polish on her toe nails and was made up with soft pink lip color. Megan Thee Stallion took the performances at the 2022 Billboard Music Awards to a whole new level in a racy outfit.

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Instead, it’s all about incredible performances and massive stars joining each other on stage – think Halsey and BTS performing together in 2019 and Panic! At the Disco’s Brendon Urie and Taylor Swift performing together the same year. At last year’s performance, seasoned BBMA performer Pink even took to the stage with her daughter Willow and the duo performed an ariel act.

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  • The rapper extended his record as the most decorated winner in the history of the awards show with 34 wins.
  • West, meanwhile, picked up trophies including Top Christian Artist, Top Gospel Artist and Top Christian Album and Top Gospel Album, both for ‘Donda’.
  • Janet Jackson got a standing ovation as she arrived onstage at the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday night in Las Vegas.

The rapper extended his record as the most decorated winner in the history of the awards show with 34 wins. Billboard’s latest chart – which draws on real-time tweets about music – went live yesterday. McDonald’s sponsors the charts and mentioned tracks have a click-through option to Spotify (it is interesting that iTunes… Then, of course, we all remember Justin Bieber getting booed at the 2013 awards show. And Britney and Rihanna’s 2011 S&M performance went down in history, for its pole-dancing, chained hands and pillow fight. The two stars even had a little peck – though ABC didn’t air the moment.

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Before receiving the Icon Award at the 2021 Billboard Music Awards, the legendary Pink stole the show with an acrobatic performance of Cover Me In Sunshine alongside daughter Willow Sage. The nominees for next month’s 2022 Billboard Music Awards have been revealed, or ‘finalists’ as they’re referred to. Kanye and Rodrigo were tied with six trophies apiece ahead of the ceremony broadcast live form the MGM Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday. The changes recognise Facebook video plays as “ad-supported on-demand streams”, but will only track U.S. viewership, in line with the charts’ scope.

Keeping up with Kylie Jenner 💄 For fam date night, the makeup mogul went for an optical illusion dress from Kardashian-fave brand Balmain. The retro-inspired swirly shades are giving usPoolside Daze– thanks, King Kylie. Before the ceremony started, organisers caused controversy by allowing country star Morgan Wallen to make an appearance despite him being banned last year for use of a racial slur. The night also saw a host of performances with Travis Scott making his comeback after the Astroworld tragedy, and Machine Gun Kelly hinting he’s already married fiancee Megan Fox. Blinding Lights singer The Weeknd was the most-nominated going into the ceremony with 17 nods but only walked away with a single prize for top R&B male artist. This year, Olivia Rodrigo made a big splash by becoming the winner with the most number of accolades – seven.

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‘Thriller’ was Michael’s sixth album and became the best-selling record of all time. Previous winners have included Beyoncé, Justin Bieber and Adele, who have all won over 18 gongs each, since the event began in 1990. The Vegas heat had nothing on Chloe Bailey 👑👑👑 The songstress went for head-to-toe leather chambermusiciantoday.com and kept it interesting with a hip cut-out. This brings their total number of BBMAs to 12, breaking a 17-year reign by Beyonce, Michelle Williams and Kelly Rowland, who had 11 awards with Destiny’s Child. The kings of K-pop scooped Top Duo/Group, Top Song Sales Artist and Top Selling Song, for ‘Butter’.

Instead, it’s all about song sales, radio airplay, streaming, touring and even social engagement. Fans do get to have a say at who they think the winners should be – but indirectly, and over time. The news about the 28-year-old songwriter was reported on Friday, when it was noted that MRC Live & Alternative executives had decided to allow the singer to appear at the awards ceremony. In 2013, Billboard began factoring YouTube streams, including user-uploaded content, into its song charts.

In 2020, they added officially licensed music video streams into the album charts. Among various topics, The African Giant talked about falling in love with performing for the first time after watching NSYNC perform with Nelly at the 2002 Grammy Awards. Now, he has become the first Nigerian artist to sell out the Madison Square Garden in April 2022. Burna Boy also explained how good he was at performing saying, “It’s like I’m better at performing than making music.