Post Malone, who took home nine awards, was the big winner at the latest Billboard Music Awards. Some awards that also recognized artists such as Bad Bunny, Billie Eilish or the Korean band BTS and that were delivered at a gala held at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles. The usual home of the Oscars in Hollywood hosted the first major awards ceremony that has not taken place virtually since the coronavirus pandemic began.
After the disappointment at the Grammys, Post Malone with his album ‘Hollywood’s Bleeding’ was the undisputed winner of the night by winning the awards for best artist of the year, best male artist, best rap artist, best male rap artist, best rap tour, top rap album, Billboard 200 artist, Hot 100 artist and top streaming artist.
“I love all this much more than I can express. It is very strong for me, because we work hard to bring out the best every day and be able to reach all those people who have no one to turn to to show them through music that they are not alone, “said Malone when collecting the award for the best artist of the year.
After winning the four main categories of the Grammys, Billie Eilish also took home three of the most important awards at a gala that, for the third year in a row, was hosted by Kelly Clarkson and featured top-notch performances such as Alicia Keys. , BTS, Sia, Demi Lovato, Doja Cat, Garth Brooks, Bad Bunny or John Legend,
“Please vote. Please put the mask on. Please wash your hands. Take care,” Eilish said as she collected one of her prizes. The 18-year-old won the awards for best female artist, best new artist and best album for ‘When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?’.
The followers chose the South Korean BTS, one of the mainstays of the massive k-pop phenomenon, as the best social artists, Lizzo took the award for the best selling artist, Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus the award for the most listened song and Bad Bunny was awarded as the best Latin artist ahead of Anuel AA, J Balvin, Ozuna and Romeo Santos.
Country musician Garth Brooks received a lifetime achievement award, Lauren Daigle was awarded Best Christian Artist, Luke Combs Best Country Artist and Khalid Best R&B Artist.