Billboard Music Awards Winners 2105 – A Full List

LAS VEGAS (CelebrityAccess) — Taylor Swift ruled the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday, winning eight different awards and bringing her lifetime total to 20, overtaking Garth Brooks, who has 19, as the artist the most wins in the history of the Awards show.

Swift's eight trophies included the awards for top artist, top Billboard 200 artist, top Hot 100 artist, top song, and fan-voted artist achievement award. Swift also won top Billboard 200 album for “1989” and top female artist.

Following Swift, were Sam Smith, Iggy Azalea and Pharrell, who each won three awards. Enrique Enrique Iglesias, Jason Aldean, One Direction, John Legend and Hozier each took home two awards.

Swift also used the awards show as a platform to debut her new music video "Bad Blood" which featured numerous female models and actresses cast as villians against the heroine that Swift portrayed. Women making cameos in the video with Swift included Selena Gomez, Lena Dunham, Mariska Hargitay, Ellen Pompeo, Jessica Alba, Ellie Goulding, and Hayley Williams.

Hosted by Chrissy Teigen and Ludacris, the awards took place at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas. The night featured performances by Kayne West, Mariah Carey, Pitbull & Chris Brown, Fall Out Boy & Wiz Khalifa, Van Halen, Ed Sheeran, Tori Kelly among others. Not all of the performances went as well as others. Kanye's performance was introduced by his sisters-in-law Kendall and Kylie Jenner who were greeted by audible boos from the audience. West, during his subsequent performance was almost completely obscured by smoke and glare from the pyrotechnics and plagued by mic problems.

Despite this, the 2015 Billboard Music Awards was the highest rated in 14 years with an average of 11.1 million viewers for the three hour show. – Staff Writers


The complete list of winners

Top Artist –
Taylor Swift


Top Country Artist –
Florida Georgia Line


Billboard Chart Achievement Award –
Taylor Swift


Top Touring Artist –
One Direction


Top Female Artist –
Taylor Swift


Top Radio Song –
John Legend, All Of Me


Top Male Artist –
Sam Smith


Top Rap Song –
Iggy Azalea Feat. Charli Xcx, Fancy


Top Billboard 200 Album –
Taylor Swift, 1989


Top Duo/Group –
One Direction


Top New Artist –
Sam Smith


Top Billboard 200 Artist –
Taylor Swift


Top Hot 100 Artist –
Taylor Swift


Top Digital Songs Artist –
Taylor Swift


Top Radio Songs Artist –
Sam Smith


Top Social Artist –
Justin Bieber


Top Streaming Artist –
Iggy Azalea


Top R&B Artist –
Pharrell Williams


Top Rap Artist –
Iggy Azalea


Top Rock Artist –
Hozier


Top Latin Artist –
Romeo Santos


Top Dance/Electronic Artist –
Calvin Harris


Top Christian Artist –
Hillsong United


Top Soundtrack –
Frozen


Top R&B Album –
Pharrell Williams, G I R L


Top Rap Album –
J. 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 Digital Song –
Meghan Trainor, All About That Bass


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 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

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