The country music artist, 29, won the Top Country Male Artist at the MGM Grand Garden Arena at the 2022 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday, where he also performed a pair of his tracks. The BBMAs 2022 was hosted by Diddy and featured performances byMegan Thee Stallion, Silk Sonic, Burna Boy, Florence + The Machine, Ed Sheeran and Machine Gun Kelly. Morgan Wallen’s appearance was criticised as “tone deaf”, after it followed messages about social justice and anti-racism.
Regarding the performers, Diddy took to social media to touch on the subject of the night’s roster. “The Billboard Music Awards truly represent the artists and where music is today.” Third in the lead for the most nominations is Olivia Rodrigo, who had a record breakout era due to her debut album Sour. Her recognition from this year’s BBMA’s are thanks to the hit yoga-ez.com singles Kiss Me More – which features SZA, as well as the aforementioned song You Right. 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. 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.
Cardi B leads Billboard Music Awards race with 21 nominations
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- Rodrigo took home the most awards on the night with seven, while West followed on six wins at this year’s BBMAs.
- Megan’s performance was among 16 other sets during the three-hour telecast on NBC, with Silk Sonic, Burna Boy, Florence + The Machine, Ed Sheeran, and Machine Gun Kelly also taking to the stage.
- Leading the way in nominations are Lipa and Sheeran who have received nine nominations each.
- The country music artist, 29, won the Top Country Male Artist at the MGM Grand Garden Arena at the 2022 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday, where he also performed a pair of his tracks.
- Glass Animals secured further nominations in two categories with their top five hit “Heat Waves”, which received two nominations for Top Streaming song and brand new category Top Viral Song.
The winners of the Billboard Music Awards are based on fan interactions with music within a 12-month period. Many of Kanye’s singles from his album Donda secured spots in the Top Christian Song and Top Gospel Song categories. With the help of Daniel Caesar and Giveon, Justin’s song Peaches is in the running for Top R&B Song and Top Collaboration.
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Going into the ceremony, The Weeknd held the most nominations with 17 nods, followed by Doja Cat on 14. West, Rodrigo and Justin Bieber were close behind, appearing in 13 categories each. Olivia Rodrigo, Kanye West and Doja Cat were the big winners at the Billboard Music Awards 2022 today .
Ariana Grande accepted the ‘Rising Star’ award after an incredible year
He secured multiple nominations for his Ariana Grande-assisted single Save Your Tears, as well as for his featured spot on Doja Cat’s You Right. The TV star poked fun at her holiday weight gain, but is on a mission to get back in shape. Chrissy Teigen rocked the monochrome look in a high waisted white skirt and black bralet. See all the photos from the Billboard Women In Music Luncheon in New York, where Beyoncé, Jessie J, Ariana Grande and more celebrated females in music.