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Full list of winners at the 2020 Billboard Music Award

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The 2020 Billboard Music Awards took place on Wednesday night, October 14, at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles, with Kelly Clarkson as the host.

There was performance from Garth Brooks who performed a medley of his hits, including “The Thunder Rolls,” “Callin’ Baton Rouge,” “The River,” “Standing Outside the Fire,” “That Summer,” “Dive Bar,” “Friends in Low Places” and “The Dance.”

Other performers included Kane Brown with “Be Like That” featuring Swae Lee & Khalid, Alicia Keys with “Love Looks Better,” Combs with “Better Together,” Post Malone with “Circles” and “Tommy Lee” featuring Tyla Yaweh. Brandy hit the stage alongside Ty Dolla $ign to perform “Borderline,” “No Tomorrow” and “Almost Doesn’t Count,” while Doja Cat performed “Juicy,” “Say So” and “Like That.”

Rapper Post Malone, who went into the show as the biggest nominee with 16 total nods, went home with nine awards, including Top Male Artist and top Artist , which was the biggest award of the night.

He thanked his fans and noted how he’s grateful for “being able to reach out and show everybody they’re not alone and that music can bring everybody together.”

Billie Eilish also took home multiple awards including Top Female Artist, Top Billboard 200 album, and Top New Artist.

See the full list of winners below.

Top Artist:
Billie Eilish
Jonas Brothers
Khalid
WINNER: Post Malone
Taylor Swift

Top New Artist:
DaBaby
WINNER: Billie Eilish
Lil Nas X
Lizzo
Roddy Ricch

Billboard Chart Achievement Award (Fan Voted):
Mariah Carey
Luke Combs
Lil Nas X
WINNER: Harry Styles
Taylor Swift

Top Male Artist:
DaBaby
Khalid
Lil Nas X
WINNER: Post Malone
Ed Sheeran

Top Female Artist:
WINNER: Billie Eilish
Ariana Grande
Halsey
Lizzo
Taylor Swift

Top Duo/Group:
BTS
Dan + Shay
WINNER: Jonas Brothers
Maroon 5
Panic! At The Disco

Top Billboard 200 Artist:
Drake
Billie Eilish
Khalid
WINNER: Post Malone
Taylor Swift

Top Hot 100 Artist:
DaBaby
Billie Eilish
Khalid
Lil Nas X
WINNER: Post Malone 

Top Streaming Songs Artist:
DaBaby
Billie Eilish
Lil Nas X
WINNER: Post Malone
Travis Scott

Top Song Sales Artist:
Billie Eilish
Lil Nas X
WINNER: Lizzo
Post Malone
Taylor Swift

Top Radio Songs Artist:
WINNER: Jonas Brothers
Khalid
Lizzo
Shawn Mendes
Post Malone

Top Social Artist (Fan Voted):
WINNER: BTS
Billie Eilish
EXO
GOT7
Ariana Grande

Top Touring Artist:
Elton John
Metallica
WINNER: P!nk
The Rolling Stones
Ed Sheeran

Top R&B Artist:
Chris Brown
WINNER: Khalid
Lizzo
Summer Walker
The Weeknd

Top R&B Male Artist:
Chris Brown
WINNER: Khalid
The Weeknd

Top R&B Female Artist:
Beyoncé
Lizzo
WINNER: Summer Walker 

Top R&B Tour:
B2K
Janet Jackson
WINNER: Khalid 

Top Rap Artist:
DaBaby
Juice WRLD
Lil Nas X
WINNER: Post Malone
Roddy Ricch

Top Rap Male Artist:
DaBaby
Lil Nas X
WINNER: Post Malone

Top Rap Female Artist:
WINNER: Cardi B
City Girls
Megan Thee Stallion

Top Rap Tour:
Drake
WINNER: Post Malone
Travis Scott

Top Country Artist:
Kane Brown
WINNER: Luke Combs
Dan + Shay
Maren Morris
Thomas Rhett

Top Country Male Artist:
Kane Brown
WINNER: Luke Combs
Thomas Rhett

Top Country Female Artist:
WINNER: Maren Morris
Kacey Musgraves
Carrie Underwood

Top Country Duo/Group:
WINNER: Dan + Shay
Florida Georgia Line
Old Dominion

Top Country Tour:
Eric Church
Florida Georgia Line
WINNER: George Strait 

Top Rock Artist:
Imagine Dragons
WINNER: Panic! At The Disco
Tame Impala
Tool
twenty one pilots

Top Rock Tour:
WINNER: Elton John
Metallica
The Rolling Stones

Top Latin Artist:
Anuel AA
WINNER: Bad Bunny
J Balvin
Ozuna
Romeo Santos

Top Dance/Electronic Artist:
Avicii
WINNER: The Chainsmokers
DJ Snake
Illenium
Marshmello

Top Christian Artist:
WINNER: Lauren Daigle
Elevation Worship
For King & Country
Hillsong United
Kanye West

Top Gospel Artist:
Kirk Franklin
Koryn Hawthorne
Tasha Cobbs Leonard
Sunday Service Choir
WINNER: Kanye West 

ALBUM AWARDS

Top Billboard 200 Album:
WINNER: Billie Eilish “When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?”
Ariana Grande “Thank U, Next”
Khalid “Free Spirit”
Post Malone “Hollywood’s Bleeding”
Taylor Swift “Lover”

Top Soundtrack:
“Aladdin”
“Descendants 3”
WINNER: “Frozen II”
“K-12” by Melanie Martinez
“The Dirt” by Mötley Crüe

Top R&B Album:
Beyoncé “Homecoming: The Live Album”
Justin Bieber “Changes”
Chris Brown “Indigo”
WINNER: Khalid “Free Spirit”
Summer Walker “Over It”

Top Rap Album:
DaBaby “Kirk”
Juice WRLD “Death Race For Love”
WINNER: Post Malone “Hollywood’s Bleeding”
Roddy Ricch “Please Excuse Me for Being Antisocial”
Young Thug “So Much Fun”

Top Country Album:
Kane Brown “Experiment”
WINNER: Luke Combs “What You See Is What You Get”
Maren Morris “Girl”
Thomas Rhett “Center Point Road”
Morgan Wallen “If I Know Me”

Top Rock Album:
The Lumineers “III”
Slipknot “We Are Not Your Kind”
Tame Impala “The Slow Rush”
WINNER: Tool “Fear Inoculum”
Vampire Weekend “Father of the Bride”

Top Latin Album:
WINNER: J Balvin & Bad Bunny “Oasis”
Farruko “Gangalee”
Maluma “11:11”
Romeo Santos “Utopía”
Sech “Sueños”

Top Dance/Electronic Album:
Avicii “Tim”
The Chainsmokers “World War Joy”
Illenium “Ascend”
WINNER: Marshmello “Marshmello: Fortnite Extended Set”
Alan Walker “Different World”

Top Christian Album:
Bethel Music “Victory: Recorded Live”
Casting Crowns “Only Jesus”
Hillsong United “People”
Skillet “Victorious”
WINNER: Kanye West “Jesus is King”

Top Gospel Album
Kirk Franklin “Long Live Love”
Donald Lawrence & The Tri-City Singers “Goshen”
William McDowell “The Cry: A Live Worship Experience”
Sunday Service Choir “Jesus Is Born”
WINNER: Kanye West “Jesus is King” 

SONG AWARDS

Top Hot 100 Song:
Lewis Capaldi “Someone You Loved”
Billie Eilish “bad guy”
WINNER: Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus “Old Town Road”
Lizzo “Truth Hurts”
Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello “Señorita”

Top Streaming Song:
Chris Brown ft. Drake “No Guidance”
Billie Eilish “bad guy”
WINNER: Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus “Old Town Road”
Lil Tecca “Ran$om”
Post Malone & Swae Lee “Sunflower (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse)”

Top Selling Song:
Lewis Capaldi “Someone You Loved”
Billie Eilish “bad guy”
WINNER: Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus “Old Town Road”
Lizzo “Truth Hurts”
Blake Shelton “God’s Country”

Top Radio Song:
Lewis Capaldi “Someone You Loved”
WINNER: Jonas Brothers “Sucker”
Khalid “Talk”
Lizzo “Truth Hurts”
Ed Sheeran & Justin Bieber “I Don’t Care”

Top Collaboration (Fan Voted):
Chris Brown ft. Drake “No Guidance”
Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus “Old Town Road”
WINNER: Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello “Señorita”
Post Malone & Swae Lee “Sunflower (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse)”
Ed Sheeran & Justin Bieber “I Don’t Care”

Top R&B Song:
Chris Brown ft. Drake “No Guidance”
Doja Cat & Tyga “Juicy”
WINNER: Khalid “Talk”
Lizzo “Good As Hell”
The Weeknd “Heartless”

Top Rap Song:
WINNER: Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus “Old Town Road”
Lil Tecca “Ran$om”
Lizzo “Truth Hurts”
Post Malone & Swae Lee “Sunflower (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse)”
Post Malone “Wow.”

Top Country Song:
WINNER: Dan + Shay with Justin Bieber “10,000 Hours”
Maren Morris “The Bones”
Old Dominion “One Man Band”
Blake Shelton “God’s Country”
Morgan Wallen “Whiskey Glasses”

Top Rock Song:
Imagine Dragons “Bad Liar”
Machine Gun Kelly x Yungblud x Travis Barker “I Think I’m Okay”
WINNER: Panic! At The Disco “Hey Look Ma, I Made It”
Twenty One Pilots “Chlorine”
Twenty One Pilots “The Hype”

Top Latin Song:
Anuel AA, Daddy Yankee, Karol G, Ozuna & J Balvin “China”
Bad Bunny & Tainy “Callaita”
WINNER: Daddy Yankee ft. Snow “Con Calma”
Jhay Cortez, J Balvin, & Bad Bunny “No Me Conoce”
Sech ft. Darell, Nicky Jam, Ozuna, Anuel AA “Otro Trago”

Top Dance/Electronic Song:
Black Eyed Peas x J Balvin “Ritmo (Bad Boys For Life)”
WINNER: Ellie Goulding x Diplo ft. Swae Lee “Close To Me”
Illenium & Jon Bellion “Good Things Fall Apart”
Kygo x Whitney Houston “Higher Love”
Marshmello ft. Chvrches “Here With Me”

Top Christian Song:
Bethel Music, Jonathan David Helser & Melissa Helser “Raise A Hallelujah”
Casting Crowns ft. Matthew West “Nobody”
Lauren Daigle “Rescue”
WINNER: For King & Country “God Only Knows”
Kanye West “Follow God”

Top Gospel Song:
Kirk Franklin “Love Theory”
Kanye West “Closed on Sunday”
WINNER: Kanye West “Follow God”
Kanye West “On God”
Kanye West “Selah”

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“New sounds coming soon” – Vee on making new music

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Big Brother Naija Season 5 finalist, Victoria “Vee” Adeyele took to her Twitter account to assure fans on plans to drop new music in the nearest future, stating reasons for her absence and why she does not promote her old songs.

She starts the tweet by admitting: “I’ve matured so much musically, emotionally, mentally & spiritually.” Continuing, she goes: “And so I’ve moved on from the songs I released previously. Just in case you’re curious as to why I don’t promote my old songs. I’ve simply moved on.”

Finally she notes: “New sounds coming soon though.” Although not specifying on when fans should expect the drop, she gives off hints on plans to drop her debut set of songs since leaving the Big Brother house.

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Taylor Swift Becomes Artist With The Most Wins at AMAs; Joins Justin Bieber, The Weeknd and Dan + Shay With 3 Wins at 2020 AMAs

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The 2020 American Music Awards (AMAs) took place in Los Angeles, California in spectacular version bringing electrifying performances, glitz and glamour of celebrity lifestyle, unguessable but favourable surprises and of course winners of awards all in one night to the world of pop culture yesterday night.

The night will be one for the books for pop star, Taylor Swift as she becomes first artiste to win a breathtaking 32 AMAs, including the 3 she won for the night, seeing her take home the most precious Artist of the Year award.

The Weeknd, Justin Bieber and Duo, Dan + Shay also saw themselves receive 3 awards each. Record setting and groundbreaking artistes, all the way from Asia, BTS, continue to exercise dominance over 2020 music chart by gathering 2 wins, alongside Nicki Minaj, Latin act – Bad Bunny and recipient of New Artist of the Year – Doja Cat.

The Weeknd with his 3 awards from the 2020 AMAs // PC: @theweeknd (IG)

The show was hosted by decorated actor, Taraji P. Henson and graced with brilliant performances by rap icon – Nelly, Justin Bieber, The Weeknd, Dua Lipa, Megan Thee Stallion, Billie Ellish, Jennifer Lopez and Maluma among a wide array of celebrities.

Justin Bieber premieres new song “Monsters” at 2020 AMAs // PC: @justinbieber (IG)

Megan Thee Stallion receives the award for Favorite Song: “WAP” // PC: @theestallion (IG)

The full list of winners:

Artist of the Year:
Taylor Swift

New Artist of the Year:
Doja Cat

Collaboration of the Year:
Dan + Shay with Justin Bieber – “10,000 Hours”

Favorite Social Artist:
BTS

Favorite Music Video:
Taylor Swift – “cardigan”

Favorite Male Artist – Pop/Rock:
Justin Bieber

Favorite Female Artist – Pop/Rock:
Taylor Swift

Favorite Duo of Group – Pop/Rock:
BTS

Favorite Album – Pop/Rock:
Harry Styles – “Fine Line”

Favorite Song – Pop/Rock:
Dua Lipa – “Don’t Start Now”

Favorite Male Artist – Country:
Kane Brown

Favorite Female Artist – Country:
Maren Morris

Favorite Duo of Group – Country:
Dan + Shay

Favorite Album – Country:
Blake Shelton – “Fully Loaded: God’s Country”

Favorite Song – Country:
Dan + Shay with Justin Bieber – “10,000 Hours”

Favorite Male Artist – Rap/Hip Hop:
Juice WRLD

Favorite Female Artist – Rap/Hip Hop:
Nicki Minaj

Favorite Album – Rap/Hip Hop:
Roddy Ricch – “Please Excuse Me For Being Antisocial”

Favorite Song – Rap/Hip Hop:
Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion – “WAP”

Favorite Male Artist – Soul/R&B:
The Weeknd

Favorite Female Artist – Soul/R&B:
Doja Cat

Favorite Album – Soul/R&B:
The Weeknd – “After Hours”

Favorite Song – Soul/R&B:
The Weeknd – “Heartless”

Favorite Male Artist – Latin:
Bad Bunny

Favorite Female Artist – Latin:
Becky G

Favorite Album – Latin:
Bad Bunny – “YHLQMDLG”

Favorite Song – Latin:
KAROL G & Nicki Minaj – “Tusa”

Favorite Artist – Alternative Rock:
Twenty One Pilots

Favorite Artist – Adult Contemporary:
Jonas Brothers

Favorite Artist – Contemporary Inspirational:
Lauren Daigle

Favorite Artist – Electronic Dance Music (EDM):
Lady Gaga

Favorite Soundtrack:
Birds of Prey: The Album

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Burna Boy Sets Spotify Record Among Nigerian Musician By Having All 5 Albums Surpass 10 Million Streams

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The African Giant, Damini “Burna Boy” Ogulu unremitting reign as one of the most streamed Nigerian (and at large, African) musician gets validated once again, this time around by Spotify.

In August, during the wake of his most recent album, “Twice As Tall”, he achieved the record of first African musician to garner 14 million monthly streams on the music streaming platform, Spotify.

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His closest competition in this regard is Wizkid but unlike Burna, Wizkid only has 4 studio albums and yes, all 4 of them have passed 10 million streams.

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