Billboard Music Awards 2020: Complete List of Winners & Nominees

The 2020 Billboard Music Awards were held on October 14, 2020, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, California. Kelly Clarkson hosted the event for the third year in a row. The night was complete with many live performances and big wins by some artists.

Post Malone was the artist with the most nominations (16), and he also emerged the artist with the most wins, 9, in the event. Other artists such as Billie Eilish, Khalid, Kanye West, and Luke Combs were big winners of the Billboard Music Awards 2020.

Kanye West dominated the Gospel genre of the award ceremony for his 2019 album ‘Jesus is King.’ Although Taylor Swift was nominated for six awards, she failed to win any of the categories.

Some spectacular live performances of the night included “Higher Love” by Kelly Clarkson, “Circles” by Post Malone, “Courage to Change” by Sia, “Dynamite” by BTS, “Say So” by Doja Cat, Demi Lovato with the world premiere of her new single “Commander in Chief,” and more.

Complete List of Winners and Nominees at Billboard Music Awards 2020

Top Artist:

  • Billie Eilish
  • Jonas Brothers
  • Khalid
  • WINNER: Post Malone
  • Taylor Swift

Top New Artist:

  • DaBaby
  • WINNER: Billie Eilish
  • Lil Nas X
  • Lizzo
  • Roddy Ricch

Billboard Chart Achievement Award (Fan Voted):

  • Mariah Carey
  • Luke Combs
  • Lil Nas X
  • WINNER: Harry Styles
  • Taylor Swift

Top Male Artist:

  • DaBaby
  • Khalid
  • Lil Nas X
  • WINNER: Post Malone
  • Ed Sheeran

Top Female Artist:

  • WINNER: Billie Eilish
  • Ariana Grande
  • Halsey
  • Lizzo
  • Taylor Swift

Top Duo/Group:

  • BTS
  • Dan + Shay
  • WINNER: Jonas Brothers
  • Maroon 5
  • Panic! At The Disco

Top Billboard 200 Artist:

  • Drake
  • Billie Eilish
  • Khalid
  • WINNER: Post Malone
  • Taylor Swift

Top Hot 100 Artist:

  • DaBaby
  • Billie Eilish
  • Khalid
  • Lil Nas X
  • WINNER: Post Malone

Top Streaming Songs Artist:

  • DaBaby
  • Billie Eilish
  • Lil Nas X
  • WINNER: Post Malone
  • Travis Scott

Top Song Sales Artist:

  • Billie Eilish
  • Lil Nas X
  • WINNER: Lizzo
  • Post Malone
  • Taylor Swift

Top Radio Songs Artist:

  • WINNER: Jonas Brothers
  • Khalid
  • Lizzo
  • Shawn Mendes
  • Post Malone

Top Social Artist (Fan Voted):

  • WINNER: BTS
  • Billie Eilish
  • EXO
  • GOT7
  • Ariana Grande

Top Touring Artist:

  • Elton John
  • Metallica
  • WINNER: P!nk
  • The Rolling Stones
  • Ed Sheeran

Top R&B Artist:

  • Chris Brown
  • WINNER: Khalid
  • Lizzo
  • Summer Walker
  • The Weeknd

Top R&B Male Artist:

  • Chris Brown
  • WINNER: Khalid
  • The Weeknd

Top R&B Female Artist:

  • Beyoncé
  • Lizzo
  • WINNER: Summer Walker

Top R&B Tour:

  • B2K
  • Janet Jackson
  • WINNER: Khalid

Top Rap Artist:

  • DaBaby
  • Juice WRLD
  • Lil Nas X
  • WINNER: Post Malone
  • Roddy Ricch

Top Rap Male Artist:

  • DaBaby
  • Lil Nas X
  • WINNER: Post Malone

Top Rap Female Artist:

  • WINNER: Cardi B
  • City Girls
  • Megan Thee Stallion

Top Rap Tour:

  • Drake
  • WINNER: Post Malone
  • Travis Scott

Top Country Artist:

  • Kane Brown
  • WINNER: Luke Combs
  • Dan + Shay
  • Maren Morris
  • Thomas Rhett

Top Country Male Artist:

  • Kane Brown
  • WINNER: Luke Combs
  • Thomas Rhett

Top Country Female Artist:

  • WINNER: Maren Morris
  • Kacey Musgraves
  • Carrie Underwood

Top Country Duo/Group:

  • WINNER: Dan + Shay
  • Florida Georgia Line
  • Old Dominion

Top Country Tour:

  • Eric Church
  • Florida Georgia Line
  • WINNER: George Strait

Top Rock Artist:

  • Imagine Dragons
  • WINNER: Panic! At The Disco
  • Tame Impala
  • Tool
  • twenty one pilots

Top Rock Tour:

  • WINNER: Elton John
  • Metallica
  • The Rolling Stones

Top Latin Artist:

  • Anuel AA
  • WINNER: Bad Bunny
  • J Balvin
  • Ozuna
  • Romeo Santos

Top Dance/Electronic Artist:

  • Avicii
  • WINNER: The Chainsmokers
  • DJ Snake
  • Illenium
  • Marshmello

Top Christian Artist:

  • WINNER: Lauren Daigle
  • Elevation Worship
  • For King & Country
  • Hillsong United
  • Kanye West

Top Gospel Artist:

  • Kirk Franklin
  • Koryn Hawthorne
  • Tasha Cobbs Leonard
  • Sunday Service Choir
  • WINNER: Kanye West

Top Billboard 200 Album:

  • WINNER: Billie Eilish “When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?”
  • Ariana Grande “Thank U, Next
  • Khalid “Free Spirit”
  • Post Malone “Hollywood’s Bleeding”
  • Taylor Swift “Lover

Top Soundtrack:

  • Aladdin
  • Descendants 3
  • WINNER: Frozen II
  • Melanie Martinez, K-12
  • Mötley Crüe, The Dirt

Top R&B Album:

  • Beyoncé, Homecoming: The Live Album
  • Justin Bieber, Changes
  • Chris Brown, Indigo
  • WINNER: Khalid, Free Spirit
  • Summer Walker, Over It

Top Rap Album:

  • DaBaby, Kirk
  • Juice WRLD, Death Race For Love
  • WINNER: Post Malone, Hollywood’s Bleeding
  • Roddy Ricch, Please Excuse Me for Being Antisocial
  • Young Thug, So Much Fun

Top Country Album:

  • Kane Brown, Experiment
  • WINNER: Luke Combs, What You See Is What You Get
  • Maren Morris, Girl
  • Thomas Rhett, Center Point Road
  • Morgan Wallen, If I Know Me

Top Rock Album:

  • The Lumineers, III
  • Slipknot, We Are Not Your Kind
  • Tame Impala, The Slow Rush
  • WINNER: Tool, Fear Inoculum
  • Vampire Weekend, Father of the Bride

Top Latin Album:

  • WINNER: J Balvin & Bad Bunny, Oasis
  • Farruko, Gangalee
  • Maluma, 11:11
  • Romeo Santos, Utopía
  • Sech, Sueños

Top Dance/Electronic Album:

  • Avicii, Tim
  • The Chainsmokers, World War Joy
  • Illenium, Ascend
  • WINNER: Marshmello, Marshmello: Fortnite Extended Set
  • Alan Walker, Different World

Top Christian Album:

  • Bethel Music, Victory: Recorded Live
  • Casting Crowns, Only Jesus
  • Hillsong United, People
  • Skillet, Victorious
  • WINNER: Kanye West, Jesus is King

Top Gospel Album

  • Kirk Franklin, Long Live Love
  • Donald Lawrence & The Tri-City Singers, Goshen
  • William McDowell, The Cry: A Live Worship Experience
  • Sunday Service Choir, Jesus Is Born
  • WINNER: Kanye West, Jesus is King

Top Hot 100 Song:

Top Streaming Song:

Top Selling Song:

  • Lewis Capaldi, “Someone You Loved”
  • Billie Eilish, “bad guy”
  • WINNER: Lil Nas X feat. Billy Ray Cyrus, “Old Town Road”
  • Lizzo, “Truth Hurts”
  • Blake Shelton, “God’s Country”

Top Radio Song:

  • Lewis Capaldi, “Someone You Loved”
  • WINNER: Jonas Brothers, “Sucker
  • Khalid, “Talk
  • Lizzo, “Truth Hurts”
  • Ed Sheeran & Justin Bieber, “I Don’t Care

Top Collaboration (Fan Voted):

  • Chris Brown feat. Drake, “No Guidance”
  • Lil Nas X feat. Billy Ray Cyrus, “Old Town Road”
  • WINNER: Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello, “Señorita”
  • Post Malone & Swae Lee, “Sunflower (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse)”
  • Ed Sheeran & Justin Bieber, “I Don’t Care”

Top R&B Song:

  • Chris Brown feat. Drake, “No Guidance”
  • Doja Cat & Tyga, “Juicy”
  • WINNER: Khalid, “Talk”
  • Lizzo, “Good As Hell”
  • The Weeknd, “Heartless

Top Rap Song:

  • WINNER: Lil Nas X feat. Billy Ray Cyrus, “Old Town Road”
  • Lil Tecca, “Ran$om”
  • Lizzo, “Truth Hurts”
  • Post Malone & Swae Lee, “Sunflower (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse)”
  • Post Malone, “Wow.

Top Country Song:

  • WINNER: Dan + Shay with Justin Bieber, “10,000 Hours
  • Maren Morris, “The Bones”
  • Old Dominion, “One Man Band”
  • Blake Shelton, “God’s Country”
  • Morgan Wallen, “Whiskey Glasses”

Top Rock Song:

  • Imagine Dragons, “Bad Liar
  • Machine Gun Kelly x Yungblud x Travis Barker, “I Think I’m Okay”
  • WINNER: Panic! At The Disco, “Hey Look Ma, I Made It”
  • Twenty One Pilots, “Chlorine”
  • Twenty One Pilots, “The Hype”

Top Latin Song:

  • Anuel AA, Daddy Yankee, Karol G, Ozuna & J Balvin, “China”
  • Bad Bunny & Tainy, “Callaita”
  • WINNER: Daddy Yankee feat. Snow, “Con Calma”
  • Jhay Cortez, J Balvin, & Bad Bunny, “No Me Conoce”
  • Sech feat. Darell, Nicky Jam, Ozuna, Anuel AA, “Otro Trago”

Top Dance/Electronic Song:

  • Black Eyed Peas x J Balvin, “Ritmo (Bad Boys For Life)”
  • WINNER: Ellie Goulding x Diplo feat. Swae Lee, “Close To Me”
  • Illenium & Jon Bellion, “Good Things Fall Apart”
  • Kygo x Whitney Houston, “Higher Love”
  • Marshmello feat. Chvrches, “Here With Me”

Top Christian Song:

  • Bethel Music, Jonathan David Helser & Melissa Helser, “Raise A Hallelujah”
  • Casting Crowns feat. Matthew West, “Nobody”
  • Lauren Daigle, “Rescue”
  • WINNER: For King & Country, “God Only Knows”
  • Kanye West, “Follow God

Top Gospel Song:

  • Kirk Franklin, “Love Theory”
  • Kanye West, “Closed on Sunday
  • WINNER: Kanye West, “Follow God”
  • Kanye West, “On God”
  • Kanye West, “Selah

Did your favorite artist/song came out victorious? Let us know in the comments below.

Winners list credits: Genius.

Adam McDonald

Hi! I am the founder and lead author and editor of Justrandomthings music community. A vast range of personal interests from Hip-Hop to Country to Hard Rock and Punk music will keep you entertained.

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