Sunday night’s 2022 Billboard Music Awards were one for the ages. Hosted by Diddy, he opened the show with a legendary performance of “Gotta Move On” with Bryson Tiller, “First Class” with Jack Harlow and “Mo Money Mo Problems” with his son Christian Combs and R&B artist Teyana Taylor with her daughter Junie .
The evening’s star-studded presenters included Chlöe Bailey, City Girls, DJ Khaled, Pusha T, Shenseea, French Montana and more. H-Town hottie Megan Thee Stallion heated up the stage with a memorable rendition of “Plan B” and “Sweetest Pie.” She also received the Billboard Music Award for Best Rap Artist for the second year in a row.
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Kanye West had a great night earning the most awards for men with six wins. The “Jesus Walks” rapper helped dominate the gospel and Christian categories DONDA take home both the Top Christian and Top Gospel albums. He also won Top Christian and Gospel Artist while starting “Hurricane”. DONDA won the trophy for Top Christian and Gospel Song.
It was a great night for Drake, who was named Top Artist and Best Rap Album for Certified Lover Boy. He also accepted a few other awards, officially making him the most decorated winner in the awards show’s history.
It was also a big night for Mary J. Blige, who was honored with the ICON Award by longtime friend, international megastar and fellow ICON Award winner Janet Jackson.
The BBMAs were held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Eight on-air awards were presented in addition to the previous categories that did not air. Check out more categories and winners below.
Doja Cat (4): Top R&B Artist, Top R&B Artist, Top R&B Album, Top Viral Song
Bruno Mars (2): Top R&B Tour, Top R&B Song
Anderson .Paak (1): Top R&B song
Bow Wow (1): Top Rap Tour
Jack Harlow (1): top rap song
Lil Nas X (1): Top rap song
Megan Thee Stallion (1): Top rap artist
Omarion (1): Top Rap Tour
Silk Sonic (1): Top R&B song
SZA (1): Viral top song
The Weeknd (1): Top Male R&B Artist
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