Billboard Awards 2011

The 2011 Billboard Music Awards honored today’s most successful artists. The show took place on Sunday, May 22nd. Performers taking the stage during the show included Rihanna & Britney Spears, Nicki Minaj, Beyoncé, Mary J Blige & Lil Wayne, Pit Bull and many more.

Justin Bieber was the top winner as he took no fewer than 6 awards home. Usher and Lady Gaga each took home three, while Rihanna and Katy Perry both snagged two awards. The Black Eyed Peas, Taio Cruz (who was very moved by his first ever award win) and Cee Lo Green didn’t go home empty-handed either. Eminem tied Justin Bieber, winning six awards in all.

It was Beyoncé, however, who received the most prestigious award of the night. The singer was honored with the Millennium Award, presented to her by her mother.

Here’s the complete list of winners:

Top New Artist: Justin Bieber
Top Social Artist: Justin Bieber
Top Streaming Artist: Justin Bieber
Top Digital Media Artist: Justin Bieber
Top Pop Album: Justin Bieber “My World 2.0”
Top Streaming Song (Video): 
Justin Bieber Feat. Ludacris “Baby”
Top Male Artist: Eminem
Top Artist: Eminem
Top Rap Artist: Eminem
Top Billboard 200 Album: Eminem “Recovery”
Top Rap Album: Eminem “Recovery”
Top Rap Song: Eminem Feat. Rihanna “Love The Way You Lie”
Top Female Artist: 
Rihanna
Top Radio Songs Artist: 
Rihanna
Top Hot 100 Artist: 
Katy Perry
Top Digital Songs Artist: Katy Perry
Top Duo/Group: The Black Eyed Peas
Top Pop Artist: Lady Gaga
Top Dance/Electronic Artist: Lady Gaga
Top Dance/Electronic/Electronic Album: Lady Gaga “The Fame”
Top R&B Artist: Usher
Top R&B Album: Usher “Raymond v. Raymond”
Top R&B Song: Usher Feat. will.i.am “OMG”
Top Latin Artist: Shakira
Top Latin Song: Shakira Feat. Freshleyground “Waka Waka (This Time For Africa)”
Top Latin Album: Enrique Iglesias “Euphoria”
Top Hot 100 Song: Taio Cruz “Dynamite”
Top Digital Song: Taio Cruz “Dynamite”
Top Pop Song: Taio Cruz “Dynamite”
Top Radio Song: Bruno Mars “Just The Way You Are”
Top Streaming Song (Audio): Nelly “Just A Dream”

By Noémie Jamar


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