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Bad Bunny Wins Big at 2022 Billboard Latin Music Awards: Complete Winners List

With nine wins — including artist of the year, tour of the year and songwriter of the year — Bad Bunny was the big champion at the 2022 Billboard Latin Music Awards. The Puerto Rican star, who has been breaking attendance and chart records, also took home top Latin album of the year and top Latin rhythm album of the […]

Sean “Diddy” Combs Makes Subtle Joke About Oscars Slap at Billboard Music Awards

During Sunday night’s 2022 Billboard Music Awards, host and executive producer Sean “Diddy” Combs didn’t take long to allude to Will Smith slapping Chris Rock at the 2022 Oscars. After taking the stage at the start of the show, Combs made a subtle reference to the Oscars moment when teasing the party atmosphere set for […]

Machine Gun Kelly Calls Megan Fox His “Wife,” Refers to “Our Unborn Child” During Billboard Music Awards Performance

Did Megan Fox and Machine Gun Kelly secretly get married? The duo, who announced their engagement in January, were at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday night for the Billboard Music Awards. Kelly took the stage late in the show to perform the song “Twin Flame.” After playing a solo on […]

Travis Scott Delivers Snow-Filled Performance at First Awards Show Since Astroworld Tragedy

Just six months after a deadly tragedy at his Astroworld music festival, Travis Scott appeared chill (or rather cold) during his first awards show performance since the incident, at the 2022 Billboard Music Awards. The rapper delivered a snow-filled performance of “Mafia” and “Lost Forever” with the camera panning in on a house in a […]

Megan Thee Stallion Delivers Booty-Baring Performance at Billboard Music Awards

Megan Thee Stallion made her Billboard Music Awards performance debut with a suggestive performance at the 2022 show. Wearing a cutout black bodysuit with a thong back, the rapper performed a medley of “Plan B” and “Sweetest Pie.” She started the performance standing in front of a vertical white light. As she descended the onstage […]

Mary J. Blige Declares Her “Real Love Is Me” During Billboard Music Awards Icon Acceptance Speech

Mary J. Blige received the Icon Award during Sunday’s Billboard Music Awards. The R&B legend and 10-time BBMA winner is the 11th artist and seventh woman to receive the honor, which recognizes artists who have achieved excellence on the Billboard charts and have made an indelible mark on music. Previous Icon Award recipients include Neil […]

Morgan Wallen Doesn’t Address N-Word Video Controversy in Billboard Music Awards Return

During Sunday’s Billboard Music Awards, Morgan Wallen had his first major awards show performance since he was caught on camera using a racial slur. Wallen’s performance at the 2022 show follows his previous ban from the ceremony amid backlash to a February 2021 video in which he could be heard yelling the N-word and other […]

Silk Sonic Makes Billboard Music Awards Debut With “Love Train” Performance

R&B duo Silk Sonic, featuring Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak, made their Billboard Music Awards debut with a vibrant performance of “Love’s Train” during the 2022 ceremony on Sunday night. Suited up on the glitzy, lit-up stage, the duo performed choreography alongside their background singers to the track from their debut studio album, An Evening With […]

Billboard Music Awards: Full List of Winners

The Billboard Music Awards were  handed out Sunday night. During the broadcast, Doja Cat was named top R&B artist and later won best R&B album for Planet Her. Megan Thee Stallion was named top female rap artist. Glass Animals was named top rock artist, and also was honored with the Pepsi Mic Drop Moment for […]

Red Hot Chili Peppers Drop Out of Billboard Music Awards Performers Lineup

Machine Gun Kelly and Dan + Shay have both been added as performers while Red Hot Chili Peppers had to drop off the lineup of the 2022 Billboard Music Awards, set to be broadcast from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday. The Peppers dropped out due to “unforeseen circumstances,” according to a […]

Billboard Music Awards: Ed Sheeran, Miranda Lambert, Travis Scott Join List of Performers

Becky G, Ed Sheeran, Elle King, Miranda Lambert and Travis Scott have joined the list of performers for the 2022 Billboard Music Awards, NBC and producers MRC said Monday. The show, which will be hosted by Sean “Diddy” Combs, will honor the year’s top performing artists on the Billboard charts in 62 categories across various […]

Morgan Wallen to Perform at Billboard Music Awards a Year After Ban

Morgan Wallen is set to perform at the 2022 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas next month, marking his first performance at a major awards show since he was caught on camera using a racial slur. Wallen’s addition to the lineup comes a year after he was banned from the Billboard Music Awards amid backlash […]