2015 Billboard Music Awards, a potpourri of live performances

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Spining

Taylor Swift

With former Swimsuit illustrated model and wife of singer, John Legend, Chrisy Teigen and rapper turned actor, Ludacris, the Billboard Music Awards which took place in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 17, 2015, was a pot pourri of live performances, fashion hits and misses as well as acknowledging the hard work of many this past year. Country music singer, Taylor Swift, who is currently on world tour for her 1989 album carted home eight awards. Controversial singer, Chris Brown got people talking when he walked into the venue with his daughter while Australian born rapper, Iggy Azalea dazed all with her new look. She ?got her chin slimmed. After a long absence from the scene to help nurse her sick husband to health, it was good to see Celine Dion back on the scene.

List of winners

TOP ARTIST

Taylor Swift

TOP NEW ARTIST

Sam Smith

TOP MALE ARTIST

Sam Smith

TOP FEMALE ARTIST

Taylor Swift

TOP DUO/GROUP

One Direction

TOP BILLBOARD 200 ARTIST

Taylor Swift

TOP HOT 100 ARTIST

Meghan Trainor

TOP DIGITAL SONGS ARTIST

Taylor Swift

TOP RADIO SONGS ARTIST

John Legend

TOP TOURING ARTIST

One Direction

TOP SOCIAL ARTIST

Justin Bieber

TOP STREAMING ARTIST

Iggy Azalea

TOP R&B ARTIST

Pharrell Williams

TOP RAP ARTIST

Iggy Azalea

TOP COUNTRY ARTIST

Florida Georgia Line

TOP ROCK ARTIST

Hozier

TOP LATIN ARTIST

Romeo Santos

TOP DANCE/ELECTRONIC ARTIST

Calvin Harris

TOP CHRISTIAN ARTIST

Hillsong United

TOP BILLBOARD 200 ALBUM

Taylor Swift, 1989

TOP SOUNDTRACK

Frozen

TOP R&B ALBUM

Pharrell Williams, G I R L

TOP RAP ALBUM

Cole, 2014 Forest Hills Drive

TOP COUNTRY ALBUM

Jason Aldean, Old Boots, New Dirt

TOP ROCK ALBUM

Coldplay, Ghost Stories

TOP LATIN ALBUM

Enrique Iglesias, Sex and Love

TOP DANCE/ELECTRONIC ALBUM

Lindsey Stirling, Shatter Me

TOP CHRISTIAN ALBUM

Lecrae, Anomaly

TOP HOT 100 SONG

Meghan Trainor, All About That Bass

TOP DIGITAL SONG

Meghan Trainor, All About That Bass

TOP RADIO SONG

Sam Smith, Stay With Me

TOP STREAMING SONG (AUDIO)

John Legend, All of Me

TOP STREAMING SONG (VIDEO)

Taylor Swift, Shake It Off

TOP R&B SONG

Pharrell Williams, Happy

TOP RAP SONG

Iggy Azalea feat. Charli XCX, Fancy

TOP COUNTRY SONG

Jason Aldean, Burnin? It Down

TOP ROCK SONG

Hozier, Take Me to Church

TOP LATIN SONG

Enrique Iglesias feat. Descemer Bueno & Gente de Zona, Bailando

TOP DANCE/ELECTRONIC SONG

DJ Snake & Lil Jon, Turn Down For What

TOP CHRISTIAN SONG

Carrie Underwood, Something in the Water

BILLBOARD CHART ACHIEVEMENT AWARD PRESENTED BY SAMSUNG GALAXY (FAN-VOTED)

Taylor Swift

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