Post Malone, Khalid, Lizzo, and more win big at Billboard Music Awards + complete winners list

Alicia Keys, Brandy, and Doja Cat were among the night's performers

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The 2020 Billboard Awards went down at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles on Wednesday night and the show featured tons of powerful performances from music’s brightest stars. 

While there was no live audience at the event that was originally slated for May, but postponed due to to coronavirus pandemic, stars like John Legend, Lizzo, and Brandy still managed to make a big impact. 

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Host Kelly Clarkson opened the show with her own rendition of Whitney Houston’s “Higher Love,” joined by Sheila E and Pentatonix

Post Malone was the night’s top winner, collecting nine awards including Top Artist and Top Male Artist. Khalid wasn’t far behind with five wins including Top R&B Artist, Top R&B Album, and Top R&B Song. Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus tied for the third most wins, with both men recognized for their hit, “Old Town Road,” in the Top Hot 100 Song, Top Streaming Song, Top Selling Song, and Top Rap Song categories.

Killer Mike was honored with the inaugural Billboard Change Maker Award from the historic APEX (African American Panoramic Experience) Museum in Atlanta, GA. The award, which honors an artist or group that speaks truth to power through music, celebrity, and community and is active in their community and charitable with time, money, or influence to improve the lives of others, was presented by Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms. NBC and MRC teamed up to deposit $1 million to Killer Mike’s recently established digital bank, Greenwood.  

Alicia Keys performed  her latest single, “Love Looks Better,” and Brandy made her BBMA performance debut with a medley that included “Borderline” and “Almost Doesn’t Count,” as well as her new single, “No Tomorrow,” featuring Ty Dolla $ign.

Doja Cat hit the Billboard stage for the first time with a set of her hits, including “Juicy,” “Say So,” and “Like That.” 

Another memorable moment came from John Legend, who fought tears as he dedicated his song, “Never Break,” to his wife, Chrissy Teigen, just weeks after announcing her miscarriage. 

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En Vogue closed out the night with their 30-year-old hit “Free Your Mind.” 

Check out the complete list of winners:

Artist Awards

Top Artist:                                             Post Malone

Top New Artist:                                     Billie Eilish

Billboard Chart Achievement Award:   Harry Styles

Top Male Artist:                                    Post Malone

Top Female Artist:                                Billie Eilish

Top Duo/Group:                                   Jonas Brothers

Top Billboard 200 Artist:                       Post Malone

Top Hot 100 Artist:                               Post Malone

Top Streaming Songs Artist:                Post Malone

Top Song Sales Artist:                         Lizzo

Top Radio Songs Artist:                       Jonas Brothers

Top Social Artist:                                  BTS

Top Touring Artist:                                P!nk

Top R&B Artist:                                    Khalid

Top R&B Male Artist:                           Khalid

Top R&B Female Artist:                       Summer Walker

Top R&B Tour:                                     Khalid

Top Rap Artist:                                     Post Malone

Top Rap Male Artist:                            Post Malone

Top Rap Female Artist:                        Cardi B

Top Rap Tour:                                      Post Malone

Top Country Artist:                               Luke Combs

Top Country Male Artist:                      Luke Combs

Top Country Female Artist:                  Maren Morris

Top Country Duo/Group:                     Dan + Shay

Top Country Tour:                                George Strait

Top Rock Artist:                                   Panic! At The Disco

Top Rock Tour:                                    Elton John

Top Latin Artist:                                   Bad Bunny

Top Dance/Electronic Artist:                The Chainsmokers

Top Christian Artist:                             Lauren Daigle

Top Gospel Artist:                                Kanye West

Album Awards

Top Billboard 200 Album:                    Billie Eilish “When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?”

Top Soundtrack:                                  “Frozen II”

Top R&B Album:                                  Khalid “Free Spirit”

Top Rap Album:                                   Post Malone “Hollywood’s Bleeding”

Top Country Album:                             Luke Combs “What You See Is What You Get”

Top Rock Album:                                 Tool “Fear Inoculum”

Top Latin Album:                                  J Balvin & Bad Bunny “Oasis”

Top Dance/Electronic Album:              Marshmello “Marshmello: Fortnite Extended Set”

Top Christian Album:                           Kanye West “Jesus is King”

Top Gospel Album:                              Kanye West “Jesus is King”

Song Awards 

Top Hot 100 Song:                                Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus “Old Town Road”

Top Streaming Song:                            Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus “Old Town Road”

Top Selling Song:                                  Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus “Old Town Road”

Top Radio Song:                                   Jonas Brothers “Sucker”

Top Collaboration:                                Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello “Señorita”

Top R&B Song:                                     Khalid “Talk”

Top Rap Song:                                      Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus “Old Town Road”

Top Country Song:                                Dan + Shay with Justin Bieber “10,000 Hours”

Top Rock Song:                                     Panic! At The Disco “Hey Look Ma, I Made It”

Top Latin Song:                                     Daddy Yankee ft. Snow “Con Calma”

Top Dance/Electronic Song:                  Ellie Goulding x Diplo ft. Swae Lee “Close To Me”

Top Christian Song:                               for KING & COUNTRY “God Only Knows”

Top Gospel Song:                                  Kanye West “Follow God”

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