Monday, May 21, 2012

2012 Billboard Music Awards – winners

The 2012 Billboard Music Awards took place tonight at at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV. The event was hosted by Modern Family stars Julie Bowen and Ty Burrell.

British singer Adele cleaned up yet again winning twelve awards from her leading 20 nominations in 18 categories. Her wins included Top Artist, Top Female Artist, Top Billboard 200 Album, Top Pop Album for 21, and Top Alternative Song for "Rolling in the Deep."

LMFAO began the show with a medley of their hits "Party Rock Anthem", "Sorry for the Party Rocking" and "I'm Sexy and I Know It". They went on to win six awards themselves including Top Duo/Group. "Party Rock Anthem" was the winner of five awards of their awards including Top Hot 100 Song, Top Pop Song and Top Dance Song.

Coldplay and Lil Wayne each picked up four awards, while Casting Crowns, Jason Aldean and Lady Gaga each received two BBMAs.

Special Awards were presented to Katy Perry, Taylor Swift and Stevie Wonder. Whitney Houston was posthumously given the Millennium Award.

Nominations for the Billboard Music Awards 2012


Complete list of winners for the Billboard Music Awards 2012


Top Artist

Top New Artist
Wiz Khalifa

Top Male Artist
Lil Wayne

Top Female Artist

Top Duo/Group

Top Billboard 200 Artist

Top Hot 100 Artist

Top Digital Songs Artist

Top Radio Songs Artist

Top Touring Artist

Top Social Artist
Justin Bieber

Top Streaming Artist

Top Digital Media Artist

Top Pop Artist

Top R&B Artist
Chris Brown

Top Rap Artist
Lil Wayne

Top Country Artist
Jason Aldean

Top Rock Artist

Top Alternative Artist

Top Latin Artist

Top Dance Artist
Lady Gaga

Top Christian Artist
Casting Crowns


Top Billboard 200 Album
Adele “21″

Top Pop Album
Adele “21″

Top R&B Album
Beyonce “4″

Top Rap Album
Lil Wayne “Tha Carter IV”

Top Country Album
Jason Aldean “My Kinda Party”

Top Rock Album
Coldplay “Mylo Xyloto”

Top Alternative Album
Coldplay “Mylo Xyloto”

Top Latin Album
Romeo Santos “Formula: Vol. 1″

Top Dance Album
Lady Gaga “Born This Way”

Top Christian Album
Casting Crowns “Come To The Well”


Top Hot 100 Song
LMFAO Feat. Lauren Bennett & GoonRock “Party Rock Anthem”

Top Digital Song
LMFAO Feat. Lauren Bennett & GoonRock “Party Rock Anthem”

Top Radio Song
Pitbull Feat. Ne-Yo, Afrojack & Nayer “Give Me Everything”

Top Streaming Song (Audio)
Adele “Rolling in the Deep”

Top Streaming Song (Video)
Nicki Minaj “Super Bass”

Top Pop Song
LMFAO Feat. Lauren Bennett & GoonRock “Party Rock Anthem”

Top R&B Song
Kelly Rowland Feat. Lil Wayne “Motivation”

Top Rap Song
LMFAO Feat. Lauren Bennett & GoonRock “Party Rock Anthem”

Top Country Song
Jason Aldean “Dirt Road Anthem”

Top Rock Song
Foster The People “Pumped Up Kicks”

Top Alternative Song
Adele “Rolling In The Deep”

Top Latin Song
Don Omar & Lucenzo “Danza Kuduro”

Top Dance Song
LMFAO Feat. Lauren Bennett & GoonRock “Party Rock Anthem”

Top Christian Song
Laura Story “Blessings”

Spotlight Award
Katy Perry

Woman of the Year
Taylor Swift

Millennium Award
Whitney Houston

Billboard Icon Award
Stevie Wonder

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