The 2019 Billboard Music Awards happened on May 1, with Kelly Clarkson as host. Cardi B had the most nominations with a staggering total of 21 noms in 18 categories. Drake had a history making night, coming home with 12 awards to bring his life-time total up to 27. See some of the winners below or see the full list.
Drake won in the following categories: Top Artist, Top Male Artist, Top Billboard 200 Artist, Top Hot 100 Artist, Top Streaming Songs Artist, Top Song Sales Artist, Top Radio Songs Artist, Top Rap Artist, Top Rap Male Artist, Top Billboard 200 Album and Top Rap Album for Scorpion, and Top Streaming Song (Video) for In My Feelings.
Top New Artist: Juice WRLD
Top Female Artist: Ariana Grande
Top Duo/Group: BTS
Top Touring Artist: Ed Sheeran
Top Soundtrack: The Greatest Showman
The song Girls Like You by Maroon 5 ft. Cardi B won in the following categories: Top Hot 100 Song, Top Selling Song, Top Radio Song, and Top Collaboration.