Billboard Music Awards Winner List

Alexis Alexander, A&E Editor

The Billboard Music Awards were Sunday night and it was hosted by Ludacris and Chrissy Teigen. There were amazing  performances from Van Halen, Fall Out Boy & Wiz Khalifa, Nick Jonas, Meghan Trainor & John Legend, Mariah Carey, Wiz Khalifa & Charlie Puth & Lindsey Stirling, Jussie Smollet & Bryshere “Yazz” Gray & Estelle, Hozier, Little Big Town & Faith Hill, Pitbull & Chris Brown, Ed Sherran, Britney Spears & Iggy Azalea, Nicki Minaj & David Guetta, Tori Kelly, Simple Minds, Kelly Clarkson, Imagine Dragons, and Kayne West. If you missed the show below is a complete list of the winners.


Top Artist

Taylor Swift-WINNER

Ariana Grande

One Direction

Katy Perry

Sam Smith


Top Country Artist

Florida Georgia Line-WINNER

Jason Aldean

Luke Bryan

Brantley Gilbert

Blake Shelton


Billboard Chart Achievement Award (fan-voted)

Taylor Swift-WINNER

Iggy Azalea

Meghan Trainor


Top Hot 100 Song

Meghan Trainor, “All About That Bass”-WINNER

Iggy Azalea feat. Charli XCX,” Fancy”

John Legend, “All of Me”

Sam Smith, “Stay With Me”

Taylor Swift, “Shake It Off”


Top Touring Artist

One Direction-WINNER

Lady Gaga

Katy Perry

The Rolling Stones

Justin Timberlake


Top Female Artist

Taylor Swift-WINNER

Iggy Azalea

Ariana Grande

Katy Perry

Meghan Trainor


Top Radio Song

John Legend, “All of Me”-WINNER

MAGIC!, “Rude”

Nico & Vinz, “Am I Wrong”

Sam Smith, “Stay With Me”

Pharrell Williams, “Happy”

Top Duo/Group

One Direction-WINNER

5 Seconds of Summer

Florida Georgia Line


Maroon 5


Top Billboard 200 Album

Taylor Swift, 1989-WINNER

Maroon 5, V

Pentatonix, That’s Christmas to Me

Ed Sheeran, X

Sam Smith, In the Lonely Hour


Top Rap Song

Iggy Azalea feat. Charli XCX, “Fancy”-WINNER

Iggy Azalea feat. Rita Ora, “Black Widow”

Big Sean feat. E-40, “I Don’t F— With You”

Nicki Minaj, “Anaconda”

Booby Shmurda, “Hot Boy”


Top Male Artist

Sam Smith-WINNER


Pharrell Williams

Ed Sheeran

Justin Timberlake


Top New Artist

Sam Smith-WINNER

5 Seconds of Summer

Iggy Azalea


Meghan Trainor


Top Billboard 200 Artist

Taylor Swift-WINNER

One Direction


Ed Sheeran

Sam Smith


Top Hot 100 Artists

Taylor Swift-WINNER

Iggy Azalea

Ariana Grande

Sam Smith

Meghan Trainor


Top Radio Songs Artist

Sam Smith-WINNER

John Legend

Maroon 5

Ed Sheeran

Taylor Swift


Top Social Artist

Justin Bieber-WINNER

Miley Cyrus

Selena Gomez

Ariana Grande

Taylor Swift


Top Streaming Artist

Iggy Azalea-WINNER

Ariana Grande

Nicki Minaj

Taylor Swift

Meghan Trainor


Top R&B Artist

Pharrell Williams-WINNER


Chris Brown

John Legend

Trey Songz


Top Rap Artist

Iggy Azalea-WINNER



Nicki Minaj

Rae Sremmurd


Top Rock Artist




Fall Out Boy



Top Latin Artist

Romeo Santos-WINNER

J Balvin

Juan Gabriel

Enrique Iglesias

Prince Royce


Top Dance/Electronic Artist

Calvin Harris-WINNER


Clean Bandit


Lindsey Stirling


Top Christian Artist

Hillsong United-WINNER

Casting Crowns





Top Soundtrack


The Fault in Our Stars

Fifty Shades of Grey

Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix: Vol. 1

Into the Woods


Top R&B Album

Pharrell Williams, G I R L-WINNER

Beyoncé, Beyoncé

Chris Brown, X

Michael Jackson, Xscape

John Legend, Love in the Future


Top Rap Album

J.Cole, 2014 Forest Hill Drive-WINNER

Drake, If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late

Nicki Minaj, The Pinkprint

Iggy Azalea, The New Classic

Eminem, The Marshall Mathers LP 2



Top Country Album

Jason Aldean, Old Boots, New Dirt-WINNER

Garth Brooks, Man Against Machine

Luke Bryan, Crash My Party

Brantley Gilbert, Just As I Am

Miranda Lambert, Platinum


Top Rock Album

Coldplay, Ghost Stories-WINNER

AC/DC, Rock or Bust

The Black Keys, Turn Blue

Hozier, Hozier

Lorde, Pure Heroine


Top Latin Album

Enrique Iglesias, Sex and Love-WINNER

Juan Gabriel, Los Dúo

Romeo Santos, Formula: Vol. 2

Santana, Corazon

Marc Anthony, 3.0


Top Dance/Electronic Album

Lindsey Stirling, Shatter me-WINNER

Avicii, True

Disclosure, Settle

Calvin Harris, Motion

Skrillex, Recess


Top Christian Album

Lecrae, Anomaly-WINNER

Casting Crowns, Thrive

MercyMe, Welcome to the new

NEEDTOBREATHE, Rivers in the Wasteland

Chris Tomlin, Love Ran Red


Top Digital Song

Meghan Trainor, “All About That Bass”-WINNER

Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars, “Uptown Funk”

Sam Smith, “Stay With Me”

Taylor Swift, “Shake It Off”

Pharrell Williams, “Happy”


Top Streaming Song (Audio)

John Legend, “All of Me”-WINNER

Iggy Azalea feat. Charli XCX, “Fancy”

Hozier, “Take Me to Church”

Sam Smith, “Stay With Me”

Tove Lo, “Habits (Stay High)”


Top Streaming Song (Video)

Taylor Swift, “Shake It Off”-WINNER

Idina Menzel, “Let It Go”

Bobby Shmurda, “Hot Boy”

Taylor Swift, “Blank Space”

Meghan Trainor, “All About That Bass”


Top R&B Song

Pharrell Williams, “Happy”-WINNER

Chris Brown feat. Lil Wayne, French Montana, Too $hort & Tyga, “Loyal”

Jason Derulo feat. 2 Chainz, “Talk Dirty”

Jeremih feat. YG, “Don’t Tell ‘Em”

John Legend, “All of Me”


Top Country Song

Jason Aldean, “Burnin’ It Down”-WINNER

Luke Bryan, “Play It Again”

Sam Hunt, “Leave the Night On”

Florida Georgia Line feat. Luke Bryan, “This Is How We Roll”

Florida Georgia Line, “Dirt”


Top Rock Song

Hozier, “Take Me to Church”-WINNER

Bastille, “Pompeii”

Coldplay, “A Sky Full of Stars”

Fall Out Boy, “Centuries”

Paramore, “Ain’t It Fun”


Top Latin Song

Enrique Iglesias feat. Descemer Bueno & Gente de Zona, “Bailando”-WINNER

J Balvin feat. Farruko, “6 AM”

Romeo Santos, “Eres Mía”

Romeo Santos feat. Drake, “Odio”

Romeo Santos, “Propuesta Indecente”


Top Dance/Electronic Song

DJ Snake & Lil Jon, “Turn Down For What”-WINNER

Clean Bandit feat. Jess Glynne, “Rather Be”

Disclosure feat. Sam Smith, “Latch”

Ariana Grande feat. Zedd, “Break Free”

Calvin Harris, “Summer”


Top Christian Song

Carrie Underwood, “Something in the Water”-WINNER

Francesca Battistelli, “He Knows My Name”

Hillsong, “Oceans (Where Feet May Fail)”

MercyMe, “Greater”

Newsboys, “We Believe”