R&B superstar The Weeknd really can't lose. Months after falling out with the Grammys - even boycotting the association - the Toronto crooner continues his
The Weeknd also won people over by performing alongside officially newly wed singer Ariana Grande for Save Your Tears. This was also the first time they performed the song together for the world to see. The Weeknd Laughs Last The epic night comes just days afteran unforgettable Billboard Music Awards show domination. Weekend actually had almost 20 nods heading into the show and blew out the competition. Along with winning Top Male Artist and Top 100 Artist, the Canadian superstar also snagged wins in the Top Radio Songs Artist and Top R&B Artist categories. Who are the big winners at the Billboard Music Awards? The Weeknd took home 10 awards, including top artist. Pop Smoke won five, including top new artist and BTS and Bad Bunny each earned four. Hosted by Nick Jonas, the ceremony also honored P!nk as the Icon, Drake as the artist of the decade and Trae Tha Truth as the Change Maker. ( Billboard ) Weeknd did way more than just accepta ton of awards. He also stole the show with a breathtaking Save Your Tears performance. Doja Cat + SZA Take Over BBMAs After mounted anticipation, both rap star Doja Cat and SZA pulled through in epic fashionfor a stunning Kiss Me More performance. Doja started things off with some on-stage dance moves followed shortly by the Top Dawg Entertainment princess. The Weeknd, DaBaby + Meg Thee Stallion Leads BBMAs The Billboard Music Awards had Weekend leading the packwith nearly 20 nods. Rap heavyweight DaBaby and the late Pop Smoke followed closely behind. On Thursday, the Billboard Music Awards announced its group of 2021 nominees, led by The Weeknd with 16 nod, followed by rapper DaBaby with 11 nominations and the late Pop Smoke with 10 nods. Gabby Barrett and Megan Thee Stallion are the two women nominees with the most nominations with nine and seven nominations, respectively. This years awards show is based on chart data from March 21, 2020 through April 3, 2021 with winners based on key fan interactions with music, including song sales, streaming and social engagement. Meanwhile the top social artist and top collaboration categories are fan-voted. ( ) Houston rapper Megan Thee Stallions Roc Nation label made sure to acknowledgeher nominations with a shout-out. Congratulations to the #RocFam on their Billboard Music Award Nominations!