Beyoncé, Eminem, Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift Win Billboard Music Awards [PHOTOS]

May 23rd, 2011 // 1 Comment

While the highlights of the 2011 Billboard Music Awards may have been Beyonce‘s performance, Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber kissing, and Rihanna and Britney Spears getting into a pillow fight, the were a slew of awards given out at last night’s (May 22) award show.

Rihanna and Taylor Swift were two of the key winners at the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday night. Among Rihanna’s wins were for radio artist of the year and top female artist. Swift won the evening’s first award, as top album artist, behind the multimillion sales for “Speak Now.” She also won top country artist.

“The impact of an album is all determined by the fans,” she told the audience when she picked up her first. “You’ve just given me another reason to be completely in love with you.”

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Eminem dominated this year’s Billboard Music Awards, scoring six prizes including the award for Top Male Artist. The rapper also picked up Top Artist, Top Billboard 200 Album, Top Rap Artist, Top Rap Song and Top Rap Album honors at the MGM Grand Garden Arena ceremony.

Justin Bieber walked away with half a dozen awards, while Mumford and Sons scored a trio of prizes for Top Alternative Artist, Top Rock Album and Top Alternative Album for their 2009 debut ‘Sigh No More’.

Here is the full list of winners…

ARTIST AWARDS:

Top Artist: Eminem
Top New Artist: Justin Bieber
Top Male Artist: Eminem
Top Female Artist: Rihanna
Top Duo/Group: The Black Eyed Peas
Top Billboard 200 Artist: Taylor Swift
Top Hot 100 Artist: Katy Perry
Top Digital Songs Artist: Katy Perry
Top Radio Songs Artist: Rihanna
Top Touring Artist: U2
Top Social Artist: Justin Bieber
Top Streaming Artist: Justin Bieber
Top Digital Media Artist: Justin Bieber
Top Pop Artist: Lady Gaga
Top R&B Artist: Usher
Top Rap Artist: Eminem
Top Country Artist: Taylor Swift
Top Rock Artist: Train
Top Alternative Artist: Mumford & Sons
Top Latin Artist: Shakira
Top Dance/Electronic Artist: Lady Gaga
Top Christian Artist: Chris Tomlin
Fan Favorite Award: Justin Bieber

ALBUMS AWARDS:

Top Billboard 200 Album: Eminem — Recovery
Top Pop Album: Justin Bieber — My World 2.0 and Katy Perry — Teenage Dream [TIE]
Top R&B Album: Usher — Raymond v. Raymond
Top Rap Album: Eminem — Revovery
Top Country Album: Taylor Swift — Speak Now
Top Rock Album: Mumford & Sons — Sigh No More
Top Alternative Album: Mumford & Sons — Sigh No More
Top Latin Album: Enrique Iglesias — Euphoria
Top Dance/Electronic Album: Lady Gaga — The Fame
Top Christian Album: Skillet — Awake

SONG AWARDS:

Top Hot 100 Song: Taio Cruz — “Dynamite”
Top Digital Song: Taio Cruz — “Dynamite”
Top Radio Song: Bruno Mars — “Just The Way You Are”
Top Streaming Song (Audio): Nelly — “Just A Dream”
Top Streaming Song (Video): Justin Bieber Feat. Ludacris — “Baby”
Top Pop Song: Taio Cruz — “Dynamite”
Top R&B Song: Usher Feat. will.i.am — “OMG”
Top Rap Song: Eminem Feat. Rihanna — “Love The Way You Lie”
Top Country Song: Lady Antebellum — “Need You Now”
Top Rock Song: Train — “Hey, Soul Sister”
Top Alternative Song: Neon Trees — “Animal”
Top Latin Song: Shakira Feat. Freshleyground — “Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)”
Top Dance Song: Edward Maya & Vika Jigulina — “Stereo Love”
Top Christian Song: Chris Tomlin — “Our God”

By Miu von Furstenberg
  1. Laneta

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