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Red Carpet Photos! Ciara, Rihanna, Celine Dion, Britney Spears, Ludacris & More at the Billboard Music Awards + Full List of Winners

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The Billboard Music Awards held at T-Mobile Arena last night, Sunday May 22, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The event was star studded as several celebrities were honoured for their amazing works in the past year. The 2016 event was hosted by Ciara and Ludacris.

Winners of the night include Rihanna, The Weeknd, Adele, Fetty Wap, Kirk Franklin and more.

See the full list of winners plus the red carpet photos below.

Top Artist
Adele – WINNER
Justin Bieber
Drake
Taylor Swift
The Weeknd

Top New Artist
Fetty Wap – WINNER
OMI
Charlie Puth
Silentó
Bryson Tiller

Top Male Artist
Justin Bieber – WINNER
Drake
Fetty Wap
Ed Sheeran
The Weeknd

Top Female Artist
Adele – WINNER
Selena Gomez
Ariana Grande
Rihanna
Taylor Swift

Top Duo/Group
Maroon 5
One Direction – WINNER
twenty one pilots
The Rolling Stones
U2

Top Billboard 200 Artist
Adele – WINNER
Justin Bieber
Drake
Taylor Swift
The Weeknd

Top Hot 100 Artist
Justin Bieber
Drake
Fetty Wap
Taylor Swift
The Weeknd – WINNER

Top Song Sales Artist

Adele
Justin Bieber
Drake
Fetty Wap
The Weeknd

Top Radio Songs Artist
Justin Bieber
Ellie Goulding
Ed Sheeran
Taylor Swift
The Weeknd – WINNER

Top Streaming Songs Artist
Justin Bieber
Drake
Fetty Wap
Silentó
The Weeknd – WINNER

Top Social Media Artist
Justin Bieber – WINNER
Selena Gomez
Ariana Grande
Demi Lovato
Taylor Swift

Top Touring Artist
Madonna
One Direction
The Rolling Stones
Taylor Swift – WINNER
U2

Top R&B Artist
Chris Brown
Jeremih
Rihanna
Bryson Tiller
The Weeknd – WINNER

Top Rap Artist
Drake – WINNER
Fetty Wap
Future
Wiz Khalifa
Silentó

Top Country Artist
Zac Brown Band
Luke Bryan – WINNER
Sam Hunt
Chris Stapleton
Carrie Underwood

Top Rock Artist
Fall Out Boy
Elle King
twenty one pilots – WINNER
Walk the Moon
X Ambassadors

Top Latin Artist
Banda Sinaloense MS De Sergio Lizárraga
Juan Gabriel
Nicky Jam
Los Plebes del Rancho de Ariel Camacho
Romeo Santos – WINNER

Top Dance/Electronic Artist
The Chainsmokers
DJ Snake
David Guetta – WINNER
Major Lazer
Zedd

Top Christian Artist
Casting Crowns
Lauren Daigle
Hillsong United – WINNER
MercyMe
Chris Tomlin

Top Gospel Artist
Anthony Brown and group therAPy
Tasha Cobbs
Kirk Franklin – WINNER
Travis Greene
Marvin Sapp

Top Billboard 200 Album
Adele, 25 – WINNER
Justin Bieber, Purpose
Ed Sheeran, x
Taylor Swift, 1989
The Weeknd, Beauty Behind The Madness

Top Soundtrack
Empire: Original Soundtrack from Season 1
Fifty Shades of Grey
Furious 7
Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix Vol. 1
Pitch Perfect 2 – WINNER

Top R&B Album
Chris Brown, Royalty
Rihanna, Anti
Bryson Tiller, T R A P S O U L
Tyrese, Black Rose
The Weeknd, Beauty Behind The Madness – WINNER

Top Rap Album
Drake, If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late
Drake & Future, What A Time To Be Alive
Dr. Dre, Compton
Kendrick Lamar, To Pimp A Butterfly
Meek Mill, Dreams Worth More Than Money – WINNER

Top Country Album
Chris Stapleton, Traveller – WINNER
Luke Bryan, Kill The Lights
Sam Hunt, Montevallo
Zac Brown Band, Jekyll + Hyde
Carrie Underwood, Storyteller

Top Rock Album
Alabama Shakes “Sound & Color”
David Bowie “Blackstar”
Coldplay “A Head Full Of Dreams”
Mumford & Sons “Wilder Mind”
twenty one pilots, Blurryface – WINNER

Top Latin Album
Juan Gabriel, Los Dúo – WINNER
Juan Gabriel, Mis Número 1…40 Aniversario
Mana, Cama Incendiada
Gerardo Ortiz, Hoy Más Fuerte
Romeo Santos, Formula, Vol. 2

Top Dance/Electronic Album
David Guetta, Listen
Major Lazer, Peace Is The Mission
ODESZA, In Return
Skrillex & Diplo, Skrillex and Diplo Present Jack Ü
Zedd, True Colors – WINNER

Top Christian Album
Lauren Daigle “How Can It Be” – WINNER
Hillsong UNITED “Empires”
Joey + Rory “Hymns That Are Important To Us”
TobyMac “This Is Not A Test”
Chris Tomlin “Adore: Christmas Songs of Worship”

Top Gospel Album
Anthony Brown & group therAPy, Everyday Jesus
Tasha Cobbs, One Place Live
Kirk Franklin, Losing My Religion – WINNER
Jonathan McReynolds, Life Music: Stage Two
Marvin Sapp, You Shall Live

Top Hot 100 Song
Adele, “Hello”
Fetty Wap, “Trap Queen”
Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth, “See You Again” – WINNER
The Weeknd, “Can’t Feel My Face”
The Weeknd, “The Hills”

Top Selling Song
Adele, “Hello” – WINNER
Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth, “See You Again”
OMI, “Cheerleader”
Rachel Platten, “Fight Song”
The Weeknd, “The Hills”

Top Radio Song
Adele “Hello”
Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth, “See You Again”
Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars, “Uptown Funk!”
Walk the Moon, “Shut Up And Dance” – WINNER
The Weeknd, “Can’t Feel My Face”

Top Streaming Song (Audio)
Justin Bieber, “Sorry”
Justin Bieber, “What Do You Mean”
Fetty Wap, “Trap Queen”
The Weeknd, “The Hills” – WINNER
Drake, “Hotline Bling”

Top Streaming Song (Video)
Fetty Wap, “Trap Queen”
Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth, “See You Again”
Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars, “Uptown Funk!”
Silentó, “Watch Me” – WINNER
The Weeknd, “The Hills”

Top R&B Song
Alessia Cara “Here”
Omarion Featuring Chris Brown & Jhene Aiko, “Post To Be”
The Weeknd, “Can’t Feel My Face”
The Weeknd, “Earned It (Fifty Shades of Grey)”
The Weeknd, “The Hills” – WINNER

Top Rap Song
Drake, “Hotline Bling”
Fetty Wap, “Trap Queen”
Fetty Wap, “679” feat. Remy Boyz
Silentó, “Watch Me”
Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth, “See You Again” – WINNER

Top Country Song
Sam Hunt, “Break Up In A Small Town”
Sam Hunt, “Take Your Time”
Little Big Town, “Girl Crush”
Thomas Rhett, “Die A Happy Man” – WINNER
Chris Young, “I’m Comin’ Over”

Top Rock Song
Fall Out Boy, “Uma Thurman”
Elle King, “Ex’s & Oh’s”
twenty one pilots, “Stressed Out”
Walk the Moon, “Shut Up And Dance” – WINNER
X Ambassadors, “Renegades”

Top Latin Song
J Balvin “Ginza”
Ariel Camacho y Los Plebes del Rancho, “Te Metiste”
Nicky Jam & Enrique Iglesias, “El Perdon” – WINNER
Maluma, “Borro Cassette”
Romeo Santos, “Propuesta Indecente”

Top Dance/Electronic Song
The Chainsmokers Featuring ROZES, “Roses”
DJ Snake & AlunaGeorge, “You Know You Like It”
David Guetta feat. Nicki Minaj, Bebe Rexha & Afrojack, “Hey Mama”
Major Lazer & DJ Snake Featuring MØ, “Lean On” – WINNER
Skrillex & Diplo, “Where Are Ü Now” with Justin Bieber

Top Christian Song
Hillsong UNITED, “Oceans (Where Feet May Fail)” – WINNER
Hillsong UNITED, “Touch The Sky”
MercyMe, “Flawless”
NEEDTOBREATHE Featuring Gavin DeGraw, “Brother”
Chris Tomlin, “Good Good Father”

Top Gospel Song
Anthony Brown and group therAPy, “Worth”
Erica Campbell feat. Big Shizz, “I Luh God”
Kirk Franklin, “Wanna Be Happy?” – WINNER
Travis Greene, “Intentional”
Brian Courtney Wilson, “Worth Fighting For”

Billboard Chart Achievement Award (Fan-Voted)
Rihanna – WINNER
Adele
Drake
The Weeknd
Little Big Town

Red Carpet

Rihanna

Rihanna

Ciara

Ciara

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Russell Wilson & Ciara

Russell Wilson & Ciara

Eudoxie & Ludacris

Eudoxie & Ludacris

Laverne Cox

Laverne Cox

Keke Palmer

Keke Palmer

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Kelly Rowland

Kelly Rowland

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Britney Spears

Britney Spears

Britney Spears

Britney Spears

Celine Dion

Celine Dion

Z Lala

Z Lala

Idina Menzel

Idina Menzel

Meghan Trainor

Meghan Trainor

Priyanka Chopra

Priyanka Chopra

Demi Lovato

Demi Lovato

Steve Tyler

Steve Tyler

Seal

Seal

Heidi Klum

Heidi Klum

Nick Jonas

Nick Jonas

Zendaya

Zendaya

Lucy Hale

Lucy Hale

Kate Beckinsale

Kate Beckinsale

Kesha

Kesha

Ashton Kutcher

Ashton Kutcher

Ariana Grande

Ariana Grande

Jessica Alba

Jessica Alba

Chris Tucker

Chris Tucker

Serayah

Serayah

Serayah

Serayah

Bryshere Y. Gray

Bryshere Y. Gray

Wiz Khalifa

Wiz Khalifa

TY Dolla Sign

TY Dolla Sign

The Weeknd

The Weeknd

DJ Khaled

DJ Khaled

Backstage

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Photo Credit: Getty Images/John Shearer

12 Comments

  1. Xoxo

    May 23, 2016 at 7:19 am

    What’s Ciara wearing bikonu?

  2. Celine celine

    May 23, 2016 at 7:50 am

    Is that u Celine dion ? U look Fa-bu-lous, u just shamed death. Lol . And Jessica Alba you rock but I don’t know whether this is your style. Anyways u all killed it.

  3. Ch

    May 23, 2016 at 8:15 am

    Na wa o..all these nudity, na real end time things. Even Rihanna covered up this time around..Ciara has completely lost it

    • Marc Francis of Chelsea

      May 23, 2016 at 9:39 am

      Because you can see her side? K.

      Laverne looks FLAWLESS!

  4. Natu

    May 23, 2016 at 8:15 am

    Come through Kelly!!!!

  5. na me get ma hand

    May 23, 2016 at 10:25 am

    The only person I see here is Celine Dion,she slayed!

  6. Ab

    May 23, 2016 at 10:40 am

    HmmmHmmm how does ciara’s boo stay calm with all that sexiness floating around ..nice event

  7. zee

    May 23, 2016 at 10:45 am

    Larvene Cox is d sexiest MAN alive!!! Congrats wiz….. See yu again is da bomb!

  8. Tunmi

    May 23, 2016 at 1:15 pm

    The Weeknd looks so adorable holding his awards

  9. Prince

    May 23, 2016 at 5:59 pm

    Laverne Cox is sooooooo HOTTTTTTTTTTTT.
    Celine, looking flawless. congratulations

  10. ME

    May 23, 2016 at 6:27 pm

    Kai! Ciara and this her man who are trying to keep it holy and not do the doing until marriage…Ciara’s dressing is not helping at all. just saying.

  11. el patron

    May 23, 2016 at 9:47 pm

    alashaw ati oniwowo!

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