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Billboard Music Awards 2018: Recap Of Winners And More

Last night, the 2018 Billboard Music Awards celebrated some of music’s biggest names. The event was held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, hosted by Kelly Clarkson.

The host opened the show with a tribute to those who were killed in Santa Fe, Texas this past week. “I’m a Texas girl and my home state has had so much heartbreak over this past year. And once again, y’all, we’re grieving for more kids that have died for just no reason at all,” Clarkson said.

Some other highlights of the night included Korean pop band BTS becoming the first-ever Korean act to perform at the ceremony, debuting their new single “Fake Love.” They also took home the award for Top Social Artist. Janet Jackson, received the Icon Award and gave her first TV performance in nine years, delivering a mashup of her hits. Ed Sheeran also took home the prize for top artist.

Check out the list of winners from last night’s ceremony below.

Top Artist: Ed Sheeran

Top New Artist: Khalid

Billboard Chart Achievement Award: Camila Cabello

Top Male Artist: Ed Sheeran

Top Female Artist: Taylor Swift

Top Duo/Group: Imagine Dragons

Top R&B Artist: Bruno Mars

Top R&B Male Artist: Bruno Mars

Top R&B Female Artist: SZA

Top Rap Artist: Kendrick Lamar

Top Rap Male Artist: Kendrick Lamar

Top Rap Female Artist: Cardi B

Top Country Artist: Chris Stapleton

Top Country Male Artist: Chris Stapleton

Top Country Female Artist: Maren Morris

Top Country Duo/Artist: Florida Georgia Line

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