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Taylor Swift, Rihanna, Gotye Win Big at Billboard Music Awards

May 20, 2013 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas

Taylor Swift dominated the 2013 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday night. Swift took home eight awards from the night including Billboard Artist of the Year, Top Country Artist and Top Female Artist, as well as Top Billboard 200 Album and Top Country Album for Red. Swift also won Top Country Song for her song “We Are Never Getting Back Together.”

Also doing well were Rihanna and Gotye, who won four each. Rihanna won for Top R&B Artist, Top R&B Album, Top R&B Song and Top Radio Songs Artist while Gotya took home Top Hot 100 Song, Top Radio Song, Top Streaming Song and Top Rock Song. Justin Bieber won the “Milestone Award” this year while Madonna was named Top Touring Artist, Top Dance Artist and Top Dance Album with MDNA.

Check out the full winners list below:

Top Rap Artist: Nicki Minaj
Top Digital Song: Carly Rae Jepsen, “Call Me Maybe”
Top Rap Song: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, “Thrift Shop”
Top Touring Artist: Madonna
Top Billboard 200 Album: Taylor Swift, Red
Top Male Artist: Justin Bieber
Top Hot 100 Song: Gotye featuring Kimbra, “Somebody That I Used to Know”
Top Duo/Group: One Direction
Top New Artist: One Direction
Top EDM Artist: David Guetta
Top Female Artist: Taylor Swift
Top HOT 100 Artist: Maroon 5
Top Radio SongS Artist: Rihanna
Top Social Artist: Justin Bieber
Top Streaming Artist: Nicki Minaj
Top Pop Artist: One Direction
Top R&B Artist: Rihanna
Top Country Artist: Taylor Swift
Top Rock Artist: fun.
Top Latin Artist: Jenni Rivera
Top Dance Artist: Madonna
Top Pop Album: Adele, 21
Top R&B Album: Rihanna, Unapologetic
Top Rap Album: Nicki Minaj, Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded
Top Country Album: Taylor Swift, Red
Top Rock Album: Mumford & Sons, Babel
Top Latin Album: Jenni Rivera, La Misma Gran Senora
Top Dance Album: Madonna, MDNA
Top EDM Album: Skrillex, Bangarang
Top Radio Song: Gotye feat. Kimbra, “Somebody That I Used to Know”
Top Streaming Song (Audio): Gotye feat. Kimbra, “Somebody That I Used to Know”
Top Streaming Song (Video): Psy, “Gangnam Style”
Top Pop Song: Carly Rae Jepsen, “Call Me Maybe”
Top R&B Song: Rihanna, “Diamonds”
Top Country Song: Taylor Swift, “We Are Never Getting Back Together”
Top Rock Song: Gotye feat. Kimbra, “Somebody That I Used to Know”
Top Dance Song: Baauer, “Harlem Shake”
Top EDM Song: Baauer, “Harlem Shake”
Milestone Award: Justin Bieber
Billboard Artist of the Year: Taylor Swift

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Jeremy Thomas

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