FULL LIST: Winners, Billboard Music Awards 2016

MANILA, Philippines – The year's brightest and most in-demand artists – as well as timeless legends – gathered at the Billboard Music Awards, May 22, Sunday (Monday in Manila). The awards night was held at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, USA.

The awards are held annually by the music publication of the same name. According to Billboard, the finalists were selected "based on album and digital song sales, radio airplay, streaming, touring and social engagement measured by Billboard and its data partners."

Adele took home the Top Artist and Top Female Artist Awards, while Justin Bieber grabbed the Top Male Artist award. The Weeknd dominated the awards, taking home 8 trophies out of his 19 nominations in 16 categories.

Here are this year's winners via Billboard:

Top Artist:

Billboard Chart Achievement (Fan-voted): 

Top New Artist:

Top Male Artist:

Top Female Artist:

Top Duo/Group:

Top Billboard 200 Artist:

Top Hot 100 Artist:

Top Song Sales Artist:


Top Radio Songs Artist:

Top Streaming Songs Artist:


Top Social Media Artist:

Top Touring Artist:


Top R&B Artist:

Top Rap Artist:

Top Country Artist:

Top Rock Artist:


Top Latin Artist:

Top Dance/Electronic Artist:

Top Christian Artist:

Top Gospel Artist:

Top Billboard 200 Album:


Top Soundtrack:

Top R&B Album:

Top Rap Album:

Top Country Album:


Top Rock Album:


Top Latin Album:


Top Dance/Electronic Album:


Top Christian Album:


Top Gospel Album:


Top Hot 100 Song:


Top Selling Song:


Top Radio Song:

Top Streaming Song (Audio):


Top Streaming Song (Video):


Top R&B Song:


Top Rap Song:


Top Country Song:

Top Rock Song:

Top Latin Song:


Top Dance/Electronic Song:


Top Christian Song:


Top Gospel Song:

Millennium Award: Britney Spears

Icon Award: Celine Dion

Kia's One to Watch: Troye Sivan 


The 2016 Billboard Music Awards aired on RTL CBS Entertainment in the Philippines. There will be encore broadcasts on Monday, May 23 at 10:50 pm, and Saturday, May 28 at 9:00pm. – Rappler.com