The Billboard Music Awards 2022 was hosted on Sunday, 15th May MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The music event featured top stars from all genres of music. It was a night full of stars and paparazzi as legends like MachineGunKelly, Maxwell, and BeckyG, Ed sheeran,Travis Scott, Megan thee stallion, performed gracefully on stage. Interestingly, there is a lot to mention and praise to dish out. 

First, our very own African giant, Burna boy became the first African artiste to perform at the Billboard Music Awards. He performed ‘Last last’ and ‘Kilometre’ at the show last night. 

In addition, Billboard celebrated songs that topped charts such as Gayle’s abcdefu and Charlie Puth’s Lightswitch which went tiktok-viral. Also, many artists went home with several awards. Some for albums and songs and others for songs or albums only. 

See the full list of winners at the Billboard Music Awards 2022.

Olivia Rodrigo

The new artist made history as the artist with the most wins for the night with a whooping 7 awards, making her one of the strongest showings by a new artist in BBMA history. Her wins include; Top New Artist, Top Female Artist of 2022, Top Hot 100 Artist, Top Streaming song (Sour) Artist, Top Radio Songs Artist, Top Billboard Global 200 Artist  and Top Billboard 200 Album

Glass Animals 

—Top Rock Artiste

Megan Thee Stallion

—Top Rap Female Artiste

Karol G

Top Latin Album (KGO516) 

Dua Lipa 

Top Radio Song(Levitating) 

Top Dance/Electronic song (Cold Heart-PNAU remix ft Elton John) 

Walker Hayes

Top Country song (Fancy Like) 


Top Dance/Electronic Album(Fallen Embers)

Ed Sheeran

—Top Billboard Global Artiste

Mane Skin

Top Rock Song

Twenty One Pilots

—Top Rock Album

The Weeknd

Top R&B Male Artiste

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L-R: Anderson Paak and Bruno Mars, Silk Sonic.

Silk Sonic

Top R&B Song (Leave The Door Open) 

LilNasX & Jack Harlow

Top Rap Song(Industry Baby) 

Lady Gaga

Top Electronic/Dance Artiste

Eslabon Armado 

Top Latin Duo/Group

Kali Uchis

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Kali Uchis

Top Latin Female Artist

Top Latin Song

Bruno Mars

Top R&B Tour

Top R&B song(Leave the door open) 

Bad Bunny 

Top Latin Artiste

Top Latin Male Artiste

The Kid Laroi

Top Hot 100 song (Stay) , Top Streaming Song , Top Collaboration , Top Billboard Global 200 song and Top Billboard Global (excl. US) song

Justin Bieber

Top Hot 100 song, Top Streaming Song, Top Collaboration , Top Billboard Global 200 song and Top Billboard Global(excl. US) song

Doja Cat

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Doja Cat

Top R&B female artist. 

Top R&B album (Planet Her) 

Top Viral Song


Top Viral Song(Kiss Me More) 

Morgan Wallen

—Top Male Country Artist

Bad Bunny

Taylor Swift

Top Billboard 200

Top Country Artists

Top Country Female Artiste

Top Country Album


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BTS won three awards, more than any other group or duo this year. 

Top Duo/Group. 

Top Selling Artist

Top Song Sales Artist

Dan And Shay

Top Country Duo Group

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Dan and Shay


Top Artist, Top Male Artist,Top Rap Artist, Top Rap Male Artist  and Top Rap Album

Kanye ‘Ye’  West

Kanye won six awards, more than any other male artist this year. This brings Ye’s career BBMA total to 17, which puts him in a tie with Eminem for seventh place on the all-time BBMA leaderboard. 

Top Christian Artist, Top Gospel Artist, Top Christian Album, Top Gospel Album, Top Christian Song and Top Gospel Song

Other Awards include;

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Recipient of the the 2022 BBMAs Change Maker Award, Mari Copeny

Changemaker Award for Mari Copeny

Icon Award for Mary J. Blige

Top Latin Tour for Los Bokis

Top Country Tour for Eric Church

Top Soundtrack for Encanto

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Recipient of the 2022 BBMA Icon Award, Mary J. Blige and Janet Jackson.

Top Rap Tour for Bow Wow & Omarion

Top Tour & Top Rock Tour for Rolling Stones

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