LAS VEGAS - Pop crooner Ed Sheeran, rapper Kendrick Lamar and funk maestro Bruno Mars were among the top winners at the 2018 Billboard Music Awards held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas (May 21 morning, Singapore time).
Among the performers ramping up the wow factor at the event hosted by Kelly Clarkson were Korean boyband BTS.
Their slick dance moves in performing their new single Fake Love drew a rapturous response from the audience.
Here is the list of winners:
Top artist: Ed Sheeran
Top male artist: Ed Sheeran
Top new artist: Khalid
Top female artist: Taylor Swift
Top Billboard 200 artist: Drake
Top touring artist - U2
Top R&B artist - Bruno Mars
Top duo/group - Imagine Dragons
Top streaming songs artist - Kendrick Lamar
Top radio songs artist - Ed Sheeran
Top rap artist - Kendrick Lamar
Top country artist - Chris Stapleton
Top Billboard 200 album - Damn. (Kendrick Lamar)
Top selling song: Despacito (Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber)
Top radio song: Shape Of You (Ed Sheeran)
Top social artist: BTS