Billboard Music Awards 2016 Winners: The Complete List

Britney Spears, Celine Dion and more take home special awards in Las Vegas

By Rebecca Macatee, Mike Vulpo May 23, 2016 3:30 AMTags
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While there is plenty of buzz surrounding tonight's performances at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards, we can't help but recognize music's biggest nominees and potential winners in Las Vegas.

The Weeknd leads the evening's awards show with a whopping 19 nominations in 16 categories. Meanwhile, Justin Bieber, Drake and Fetty Wap are both finalists in 10 categories.

And while many of the winners will remain top-secret until the awards show ends tonight at 11 p.m. EST, Britney Spears and Celine Dion are already early winners for two separate awards any musician would love to have.

So, who's leaving Las Vegas with one special trophy given by Billboard? We have the full winners list that's updating throughout the day. Congratulations to all the winners!

Musicians Performing Live on Stage

Millennium Award: Britney Spears
Icon Award: Celine Dion
Top Artist: Adele
Top New Artist: Fetty Wap
Top Male Artist: Justin Bieber
Top Female Artist: Adele
Top Duo/Group: One Direction
Top Billboard 200 Artist: Adele
Top Hot 100 Artist: The Weeknd
Top Song Sales Artist: The Weeknd
Top Radio Songs Artist: The Weeknd
Top Streaming Songs Artist: The Weeknd
Top Social Media Artist: Justin Bieber
Top Touring Artist: Taylor Swift
Top R&B Artist: The Weeknd
Top Rap Artist: Drake
Top Country Artist: Luke Bryan
Top Rock Artist: twenty one pilots
Top Latin Artist: Romeo Santos
Top Dance/Electronic Artist: David Guetta
Top Christina Artist: Hillsong United
Top Gospel Artist: Kirk Franklin
Top Billboard 200 Album: Adele, 25
Top Soundtrack: Pitch Perfect 2
Top R&B Album: The Weeknd, Beauty Behind the Madness

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Top Rap Album: Meek Mill, Dreams Worth More Than Money
Top Country Album: Chris Stapleton, Traveller
Top Rock Album: twenty one pilots, Blurryface
Top Latin Album: Juan Gabriel, Los Dúo
Top Dance/Electronic Album:​ Zedd, True Colors
Top Christian Album: Lauren Daigle, How Can It Be
Top Gospel Album: Kirk Franklin, Losing My Religion
Billboard Chart Achievement Award (Fan-Voted): Rihanna
Top Hot 100 Song: Wiz Khalifa feat. Charlie Puth, "See You Again"
Top Selling Song: Adele, "Hello"
Top Radio Song: Walk the Moon, "Shut Up and Dance"
Top Streaming Song (Audio): The Weeknd, "The Hills"
Top Streaming Song (Video): ​Silentó, "Watch Me"
Top R&B Song: The Weeknd, "The Hills"
Top Rap Song: Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth, "See You Again"
Top Country Song: Thomas Rhett, "Die A Happy Man"
Top Rock Song: Walk the Moon, "Shut Up And Dance"
Top Latin Song: Nicky Jam & Enrique Iglesias, "El Perdon"
Top Dance/Electronic Song: Major Lazer & DJ Snake Featuring MØ, "Lean On"
Top Christian Song: Hillsong UNITED, "Oceans (Where Feet May Fail)"
Top Gospel Song: Kirk Franklin, "Wanna Be Happy?"

For all things Billboard Music Awards, tune in Monday for Live From E! at 12:30 p.m. ET / 9:30 a.m. PT, plus watch E! News at 7 p.m. and 11 p.m. and watch Fashion Police: The Billboard Music Awards at 8 p.m.

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