2019 Billboard Music Awards: Who Took Home the Top Prizes?

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The 2019 Billboard Music Awards were held last night, and just like every year, the most popular artists took home the night's top prizes.

That's not a knock against the show -- the whole point is awarding the artists who sold the most copies last year.

Drake at the 2019 BBMAs

The BBMAs differ from other music awards in that there's no voting and no panel of judges.

It hands out prizes based on digital and streaming sales (and if there's anyone out there buying physical copies of new music from new artists, we suppose that counts, too).

It's fine, we guess, except it kind of ruins the suspense, as everyone in the room knows the winner long before the presenter opens the envelope.

Cardi B at the 2019 BBMAs

(Also, isn't selling the most copies already enough of a reward?)

Anyway, as is so often the case at these ceremonies Drake was the night's big winner, taking home 12 trophies to make him the most-awarded artist in BBMA history, with a total of 27 wins.

He also delivered the night's funniest moment, offering a shout-out to Arya Stark for killing the Night King -- truly the top achievement of 2019 thus far.

Here's a full list of the top awards handed out at last night's BBMAs:

Top Artist:
Cardi B
Drake -- WINNER
Ariana Grande
Post Malone
Travis Scott

Top New Artist:
Bazzi
Juice WRLD -- WINNER
Lil Baby
Dua Lipa
Ella Mai

Billboard Chart Achievement Award:
Dan + Shay
Drake
Ariana Grande -- WINNER
Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper
Dua Lipa

Ariana Billboard Awards

Top Male Artist:
Drake -- WINNER
Post Malone
Travis Scott
Ed Sheeran
XXXTentacion

Top Female Artist:
Cardi B
Ariana Grande -- WINNER
Halsey
Ella Mai
Taylor Swift

Top Duo/Group:
BTS -- WINNER
Dan + Shay
Imagine Dragons
Maroon 5
Panic! At The Disco

Top Billboard 200 Artist:
Drake -- WINNER
Ariana Grande
Post Malone
Travis Scott
XXXTentacion

Drake in a Vest

Top Hot 100 Artist:
Cardi B
Drake -- WINNER
Ariana Grande
Juice Wrld
Post Malone

Top Streaming Songs Artist:
Cardi B
Drake -- WINNER
Ariana Grande
Post Malone
XXXTentacion

Top Song Sales Artist:
Drake -- WINNER
Ariana Grande
Imagine Dragons
Lady Gaga
Post Malone

Drake at Film Festival

Top Radio Songs Artist:
Cardi B
Drake -- WINNER
Ariana Grande
Maroon 5
Post Malone

Top Social Artist:
BTS -- WINNER
EXO
GOT7
Ariana Grande
Louis Tomlinson

Top Touring Artist:
Beyoncé & JAY-Z
Bruno Mars
Ed Sheeran -- WINNER
Taylor Swift
Justin Timberlake

Ed Sheeran at iHeartRadio Music Awards

Top R&B Artist:
H.E.R.
Khalid
Ella Mai -- WINNER
The Weeknd
XXXTentacion

Top R&B Male Artist:
Khalid
The Weeknd -- WINNER
XXXTentacion

Top R&B Female Artist:
H.E.R.
Ella Mai -- WINNER
Queen Naija

Top R&B Tour:
Beyoncé & JAY-Z -- WINNER
Childish Gambino
Bruno Mars

Beyonce and Jay-Z and Meghan Markle's Portrait

Top Rap Artist:
Cardi B
Drake -- WINNER
Juice Wrld
Post Malone
Travis Scott

Top Rap Male Artist:
Drake -- WINNER
Post Malone
Travis Scott

Top Rap Female Artist:
Cardi B -- WINNER
City Girls
Nicki Minaj

Cardi B Does It

Top Rap Tour:
Beyoncé & JAY-Z -- WINNER
Drake
Travis Scott

Top Country Artist:
Jason Aldean
Kane Brown
Luke Combs -- WINNER
Dan + Shay
Florida Georgia Line

Top Country Male Artist:
Jason Aldean
Kane Brown
Luke Combs -- WINNER

Top Country Female Artist:
Maren Morris
Kacey Musgraves
Carrie Underwood -- WINNER

Carrie Underwood at 2018 AMAs

Top Rock Artist:
Imagine Dragons -- WINNER

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Panic! At The Disco
Queen
Twenty One Pilots

Top Rock Tour:
Elton John -- WINNER
The Rolling Stones
U2

Top Latin Artist:
Anuel AA
Bad Bunny
J Balvin
Ozuna -- WINNER
Romeo Santos

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