Big win for UMG artists at the 2018 Billboard Music Awards!

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Big win for UMG artists at the 2018 Billboard Music Awards!

The 2018 Billboard Music Awards were held at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 20. Universal Music Group artists delivered memorable performances throughout the telecast and took home several of the night’s biggest awards.

Kendrick Lamar was among the top winners of the night, earning six awards including Top Billboard 200 Album, Top Streaming Artist and Song, Top Rap Artist and Album and Top Rap Male Artist.

Not far behind, Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee and Justin Bieber earned 5 awards for “Despacito,” including Top 100 Song, Top Streaming Song (Video), Top Selling Song, Top Collaboration and Top Latin Song.

Other notable UMG winners included Taylor Swift, Chris Stapleton, Imagine Dragons and U2.

The night was also supported with electric performances from UMG artists including Ariana Grande, Zedd, Shawn Mendes and Demi Lovato.

A full list of winners from UMG and UMG-distributed labels can be found below.
 
 
Top Hot 100 Song:
Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee ft. Justin Bieber, “Despacito”

Top Billboard 200 Album:
Kendrick Lamar, DAMN.

Female Artist:
Taylor Swift

Top Billboard 200 Artist:
Drake

Top Streaming Songs Artist:
Kendrick Lamar

Top Touring Artist:
U2

Top Duo/Group:
Imagine Dragons

Top Rap Artist:
Kendrick Lamar

Top Rap Male Artist:
Kendrick Lamar

Top Rap Tour:
JAY-Z

Top Country Artist:
Chris Stapleton

Top Country Male Artist:
Chris Stapleton

Top Country Duo/Group Artist:
Florida Georgia Line

Top Country Tour:
Luke Bryan

Top Rock Artist:
Imagine Dragons

Top Rock Tour:
U2

Top Gospel Artist:
Tasha Cobbs Leonard

Top Selling Album:
Taylor Swift, reputation

Top Soundtrack:
Moana

Top Rap Album:
Kendrick Lamar, DAMN.

Top Country Album:
Chris Stapleton, From A Room: Volume 1

Top Rock Album:
Imagine Dragons, Evolve

Top Christian Album:
Alan Jackson, Precious Memories Collection

Top Gospel Album:
Tasha Cobbs Leonard, Heart. Passion. Pursuit

Top Streaming Song (Audio):
Kendrick Lamar, “Humble.”

Top Streaming Song (Video):
Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee ft. Justin Bieber, “Despacito”

Top Selling Song:
Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee ft. Justin Bieber, “Despacito”

Top Collaboration:
Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee ft. Justin Bieber, “Despacito”

Top Rap Song:
Post Malone ft. 21 Savage, “Rockstar”

Top Country Song:
Sam Hunt, “Body Like A Back Road”

Top Rock Song:
Imagine Dragons “Believer”

Top Latin Song:
Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee ft. Justin Bieber, “Despacito”

Top Christian Song:
Hillsong Worship, “What A Beautiful Name”