Burna Boy, Rema win BBMAs for Afrobeats

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The 2023 Billboard Music Awards have officially presented this year’s top honors, showcasing outstanding achievements in the music industry. Nigerian artists Burna Boy and Rema emerged victorious in the newly introduced Afrobeat categories, with Burna Boy clinching the award for Top Afrobeat Artist and Rema securing the title for Top Afrobeat Song with “Calm Down,” featuring Selena Gomez.

The standout performer of the evening was Morgan Wallen, who scooped an impressive 11 awards. Meanwhile, Taylor Swift dominated the female categories, adding 10 prizes to her already illustrious career. Swift’s 10 wins on Sunday night, alongside Drake’s five, solidified their positions as the all-time winning artists at the Billboard Music Awards.

Here is the complete list of the Billboard Music Awards 2023 winners:

Top Artist

  • Taylor Swift

Top New Artist

  • Zach Bryan

Top Male Artist

  • Morgan Wallen

Top Female Artist

  • Taylor Swift

Top Duo/Group

  • Fuerza Regida

Top Billboard 200 Artist

  • Taylor Swift

Top Hot 100 Artist

  • Morgan Wallen

Top Hot 100 Songwriter (NEW)

  • Taylor Swift

Top Hot 100 Producer (NEW)

  • Joey Moi

Top Streaming Songs Artist

  • Morgan Wallen

Top Radio Songs Artist

  • Taylor Swift

Top Song Sales Artist

  • Taylor Swift

Top Billboard Global 200 Artist

  • Taylor Swift

Top Billboard Global (Excl. U.S.) Artist

  • Taylor Swift

Top R&B Artist

  • SZA

Top R&B Male Artist

  • The Weeknd

Top R&B Female Artist

  • SZA

Top R&B Touring Artist

  • Beyoncé

Top Rap Artist

  • Drake

Top Rap Male Artist

  • Drake

Top Rap Female Artist

  • Nicki Minaj

Top Rap Touring Artist

  • Drake

Top Country Artist

  • Morgan Wallen

Top Country Male Artist

  • Morgan Wallen

Top Country Female Artist

  • Taylor Swift

Top Country Duo/Group

  • Zac Brown Band

Top Country Touring Artist

  • Morgan Wallen

Top Rock Artist

  • Zach Bryan

Top Rock Duo/Group (NEW)

  • Arctic Monkeys

Top Rock Touring Artist

  • Coldplay

Top Latin Artist

  • Bad Bunny

Top Latin Male Artist

  • Bad Bunny

Top Latin Female Artist

  • Karol G

Top Latin Duo/Group

  • Fuerza Regida

Top Latin Touring Artist

  • Karol G

Top Global K-Pop Artist (NEW)

  • NewJeans

Top K-Pop Touring Artist (NEW)


Top Afrobeats Artist (NEW)

  • Burna Boy

Top Dance/Electronic Artist

  • Beyoncé

Top Christian Artist

  • Lauren Daigle

Top Gospel Artist

  • Kanye West


Top Billboard 200 Album

  • Morgan Wallen, “One Thing at a Time”

Top Soundtrack

  • “Barbie: The Album”

Top R&B Album

  • SZA, “SOS”

Top Rap Album

  • Drake & 21 Savage, “Her Loss”

Top Country Album

  • Morgan Wallen, “One Thing at a Time”

Top Rock Album

  • Zach Bryan, “American Heartbreak”

Top Latin Album

  • Bad Bunny, “Un Verano Sin Ti”

Top K-Pop Album (NEW)

  • Stray Kids, “5-STAR”

Top Dance/Electronic Album

  • Beyoncé, “RENAISSANCE”

Top Christian Album

  • Anne Wilson, “My Jesus”

Top Gospel Album

  • Maverick City Music x Kirk Franklin, “Kingdom Book One”


Top Hot 100 Song

  • Morgan Wallen, “Last Night”

Top Streaming Song

  • Morgan Wallen, “Last Night”

Top Radio Song

  • Miley Cyrus, “Flowers”

Top Selling Song

  • Taylor Swift, “Anti-Hero”

Top Collaboration

  • Metro Boomin, The Weeknd & 21 Savage, “Creepin’”

Top Billboard Global 200 Song

  • Miley Cyrus, “Flowers”

Top Billboard Global (Excl. U.S.) Song

  • Miley Cyrus, “Flowers”

Top R&B Song

  • SZA, “Kill Bill”

Top Rap Song

  • Drake & 21 Savage, “Rich Flex”

Top Country Song

  • Morgan Wallen, “Last Night”

Top Rock Song

  • Zach Bryan, “Something in the Orange”

Top Latin Song

  • Eslabon Armado x Peso Pluma, “Ella Baila Sola”

Top Global K-Pop Song (NEW)

  • Jung Kook ft. Latto, “Seven”

Top Afrobeats Song (NEW)

  • Rema & Selena Gomez, “Calm Down”

Top Dance/Electronic Song

  • David Guetta & Bebe Rexha, “I’m Good (Blue)”

Top Christian Song

  • Brandon Lake, “Gratitude”

Top Gospel Song

  • CeCe Winans, “Goodness of God”

Chart Achievement Award

  • Mariah Carey, “All I Want for Christmas Is You”
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