The 2022 award present season continued over the weekend with music’s largest stars exhibiting out in Las Vegas for the Billboard Music Awards.
The evening noticed a myriad of artists, albums, and songs celebrated throughout many genres with Drake and Olivia Rodrigo particularly taking house the evening’s high honors by successful the awards for Prime Artist and Prime New Artist respectively.
In the meantime, within the extremely aggressive dance and digital classes, Australian dance music trio, PNAU, bested the sector of Prime Dance/Digital Track with their remix of Elton John and Dua Lipa’s “Chilly Coronary heart.” The radio-ready observe eked out a victory over Tiësto’s “The Enterprise,” Travis Scott & HVME’s “Goosebumps,” Farruko’s “Pepas”, and the super-collaboration from Regard, Troye Sivan, and Tate McRae, “You.”
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Within the Prime Dance/Digital Album class, ILLENIUM topped the sector together with his explosive multi-genre LP, Fallen Embers. The street to victory was hardly a cakewalk, nevertheless, as he confronted stiff competitors from fellow nominees Porter Robinson, FKA twigs, C418, and RÜFÜS DU SOL.
Lastly, Mom Monster herself was named Prime Dance/Digital Artist of the yr in a class that included Calvin Harris, Marshmello, Tiësto, and David Guetta. Lady Gaga‘s victory stands as a testomony to the impacts of her extremely collaborative album Chromatica, which proceed to be felt particularly as disco, electro-pop, and home music stay within the midst of a mainstream second.
Atone for the entire night’s huge takeaways with the total listing of Billboard Music Award winners here.