1 of 10 | Taylor Swift was named Top Artist at the 2023 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday night, and also picked up awards including Top Female Artist, Top Billboard 200 Artist, Top Hot 100 Songwriter, Top Radio Songs Artist, Top Song Sales Artist, Top Billboard Global 200 Artist and Top Billboard Global (Excluding U.S.) Artist, Top Country Female Artist and Top-Selling Song for "Anti-Hero." File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI | License Photo
Nov. 19 (UPI) -- The Billboard Music Awards was held in an online ceremony Sunday night, with winners including Taylor Swift, who collected 10 awards, including top artist; and Morgan Wallen, who scored 11 wins.
The first award announced on the Billboard Music Awards social media channels and official website was Top Country Duo/Group, which went to the Zac Brown Band, followed by Top Afrobeats Song, which was awarded to Selena Gomez and Rema for "Calm Down."
Subsequent awards announced were Top Rap Female Artist, Nicki Minaj; Top Collaboration, presented to Metro Boomin, The Weeknd and 21 Savage for "Creepin';" Top Christian Artist, Lauren Daigle; Top Gospel Artist, Kanye West; Top Hot 100 Producer, Joey Moi; Top Rock Touring Artist, Coldplay; Top Gospel Song, CeCe Winans for "Goodness of God;" Top Afrobeats Artist, Burna Boy; and Top Christian Song, Brandon Lake for "Gratitude."
The Top K-Pop Touring Artist was announced as BLACKPINK, Top Soundtrack went to Mark Ronson for Barbie The Album, Top Rock Duo/Group went to the Arctic Monkeys and Top Christian Album went to Anne Wilson for My Jesus.
Three awards went to Miley Cyrus for her song "Flowers:" Top Radio Song, Top Billboard Global 200 Song and Top Billboard Global (Excluding U.S.) Song.
Beyoncé also won three awards: Top R&B Touring Artist, Top Dance/Electronic Artist and Top Dance/Electronic Album for Renaissance.
Bad Bunny picked up a trio of wins for Top Latin Artist, Top Latin Male Artist and Top Latin Album for Un Verano Sin Ti.
Rapper 21 Savage also received three awards: Top Rap Album for Her Loss, a collaboration with Drake; Top Collaboration for the song "Creepin" with Metro Boomin and The Weeknd; and Top Rap Song for "Rich Flex" with Drake.
SZA scored four awards, winning Top R&B Artist, Top R&B Female Artist, Top R&B Album (SOS) and Top R&B Song ("Kill Bill").
Zach Bryan scored his first-ever Billboard Music Awards, taking home four: Top New Artist, Top Rock Artist, Top Rock Album for American Heartbreak and Top Rock Song for "Something in the Orange."
Drake, in addition to his two wins alongside 21 Savage, also scored wins for Top Rap Artist, Top Rap Male Artist and Top Rap Touring Artist.
The Weeknd was named Top R&B Male Artist, in addition to his Top Collaboration Prize with Metro Boomin and 21 Savage.
Karol G, who performed "QLONA," "Labios Mordidos" and "OJOS FERRARI" for the BMAs, accepted the awards for Top Latin Female Artist and Top Latin Touring Artist.
Bebe Rexha and David Guetta performed their song "I'm Good (Blue)," which earned them the award for Top Dance/Electronic Song, as well as "One in a Million -- David Guetta Remix."
Fuerza Regida received two awards, Top Duo/Group and Top Latin Duo/Group.
K-Pop girl group NewJeans was awarded the title of Top Global K-Pop Artist after performing their songs "Super Shy" and "OMG."
Tate McRae performed her song "Greedy" and Peso Pluma was joined by Mike Tyson for a boxing-themed performance of "Rubicon." Pluma then accepted the award for Top Latin Song, "Ella Baila Sola," a collaboration with and Eslabon Armado.
Mariah Carey performed her holiday classic "All I Want for Christmas Is You," a song that earned her the Chart Achievement Award for hitting the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 chart every year since 2019.
Jungkook and Latto accepted the Top Global K-Pop Song award for "Seven."
Fellow K-pop stars Stray Kids then performed "S-Class" and "LALALALA," before accepting the award for Top K-Pop Album, 5-Star.
Morgan Wallen then took the stage at Truist Park, home of the Atlanta Braves, for a performance of his song "98 Braves." He then collected the most wins of the night, with awards for Top Male Artist, Top Hot 100 Artist, Top Streaming Songs Artist, Top Country Artist, Top Country Male Artist, Top Country Touring Artist, and Top Billboard 200 Album and Top Country Album for One Thing At A Time.
His song "Last Night" earned him the awards for Top Hot 100 Song, Top Streaming Song and Top Country Song.
The evening concluded with Taylor Swift being named the year's Top Artist, and collecting nine other awards, including Top Female Artist, Top Billboard 200 Artist, Top Hot 100 Songwriter, Top Radio Songs Artist, Top Song Sales Artist, Top Billboard Global 200 Artist and Top Billboard Global (Excluding U.S.) Artist, Top Country Female Artist and Top-Selling Song for "Anti-Hero."