2020 Billboard Music Awards


Mira Clayborn, Layout Editor

The Billboard Music awards happened on Wednesday, October 14th. Post Malone was the big winner of the night taking home nine awards overall. Some of his awards include top artist, top male artist, top Billboard 200 artist, top hot 100 artist, top streaming songs artist, top rap artist, top rap male artist. Some of the other winners include Jonas Brothers, Billie Eilish, BTS, Lizzo, Khalid, and P!NK. 


Some of the highlights of the evening include Demi Lovato’s performance as well at BTS’s performance. Both of these artists lived up to the high expectations in their performances. Lizzo and Billie Eilish encouraged viewers to vote, be safe and wear masks. When Lizzo accepted her award she said “There is power in who you are. There is power in your voice.” The evening was very entertaining and overall the show was so well put together you would have never known it occurred during a pandemic.


Artist Awards:

Top Artist:

Post Malone

Top New Artist:

Billie Eilish

Billboard Chart Achievement Award (Fan Voted):

Harry Styles

Top Male Artist:

Post Malone

Top Female Artist:

Billie Eilish

Top Duo/Group:

Jonas Brothers

Top Billboard 200 Artist:

Post Malone

Top Hot 100 Artist:

Post Malone 

Top Streaming Songs Artist:

Post Malone

Top Song Sales Artist:


Top Radio Songs Artist:

Jonas Brothers

Top Social Artist (Fan Voted):


Top Touring Artist:


Top R&B Artist:


Top R&B Male Artist:


Top R&B Female Artist:

Summer Walker 

Top R&B Tour:


Top Rap Artist:

Post Malone

Top Rap Male Artist:

Post Malone

Top Rap Female Artist:

Cardi B

Top Rap Tour:

Post Malone

Top Country Artist:

Luke Combs

Top Country Male Artist:

Luke Combs

Top Country Female Artist:

Maren Morris

Top Country Duo/Group:

Dan + Shay

Top Country Tour:

George Strait 

Top Rock Artist:

Panic! At The Disco

Top Rock Tour:

Elton John

Top Latin Artist:

Bad Bunny

Top Dance/Electronic Artist:

The Chainsmokers

Top Christian Artist:

Lauren Daigle

Top Gospel Artist:

Kanye West 


Album Awards

Top Billboard 200 Album:

Billie Eilish “When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?”

Top Soundtrack:

“Frozen II”

Top R&B Album:

Khalid “Free Spirit”

Top Rap Album:

Post Malone “Hollywood’s Bleeding”

Top Country Album:

Luke Combs “What You See Is What You Get”

Top Rock Album:

Tool “Fear Inoculum”

Top Latin Album:

J Balvin & Bad Bunny “Oasis”

Top Dance/Electronic Album:

Marshmello “Marshmello: Fortnite Extended Set”

Top Christian Album:

Kanye West “Jesus is King”

Top Gospel Album:

Kanye West “Jesus is King”


Song Awards

Top Hot 100 Song:

Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus “Old Town Road”

Top Streaming Song:

Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus “Old Town Road”

Top Selling Song:

Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus “Old Town Road”

Top Radio Song:

Jonas Brothers “Sucker”

Top Collaboration (Fan Voted):

Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello “Señorita”

Top R&B Song:

Khalid “Talk”

Top Rap Song:

Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus “Old Town Road”

Top Country Song:

Dan + Shay with Justin Bieber “10,000 Hours”

Top Rock Song:

Panic! At The Disco “Hey Look Ma, I Made It”

Top Latin Song:

Daddy Yankee ft. Snow “Con Calma”

Top Dance/Electronic Song:

Ellie Goulding x Diplo ft. Swae Lee “Close To Me”

Top Christian Song:

For King & Country “God Only Knows”

Top Gospel Song:

Kanye West “Follow God”