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Here's What Went Down At The 2018 Billboard Music Awards!

Written by Matilda Buckingham / Photo Credit: Steve Granitz/WireImage / May 21, 2018

The biggest names in music gathered in Las Vegas on Sunday night to celebrate the music heavyweights of the last year at the 2018 Billboard Music Awards!

Host Kelly Clarkson opened the show with a medley of Billboard hits including Kendrick Lamar's 'Humble', Shawn Mendes' 'There's Nothing Holdin' Me Back' and Taylor Swift's 'Look What You Made Me Do'. 


K-Pop phenomenons BTS become the first ever Korean act to perform at the awards with the live debut of 'Fake Love' taken from their new album 'Love Yourself: Tear'. The group also took home the award for Top Social Artist 🏆


Taylor Swift made a surprise appearance at the ceremony and picked up two awards for Top Female Artist and Top Selling Album. She also made a shoutout to reputation tour squad Camila Cabello and Charli XCX in her acceptance speech 💃


After an incredible performance with Pharrell of their new track 'Sangria Wine', pop sensation Camila Cabello was awarded the Billboard Chart Achievement Award  ❤️️


The legendary Janet Jackson took the stage for her first television performance in nine years and was awarded the prestigious Icon Award by Bruno Mars!


Audiences were also treated to performances from Dua Lipa, Ariana Grande, Ed Sheeran, Shawn Mendes, Khalid & Normani, John Legend and more 🔥


Ed Sheeran and Kendrick Lamar were the night's biggest winners, taking home SIX awards each! Check out the other winners below 👇

Top Male Artist: Ed Sheeran

Top Female Artist: Taylor Swift (she's heading for the UK next month!)

Top Touring Artist: U2 (catch them in the UK this October!)

Top Duo/Group: Imagine Dragons

Top Rap Artist: Kendrick Lamar (he's headlining Reading & Leeds this summer!)

Top R&B Artist: Bruno Mars

Top Rap Tour: Jay-Z (don't miss him and Beyonce on #OTR2 next month!)

Top Dance/Electronic Artist: The Chainsmokers (they'll be headlining Creamfields in August!)

Top Selling Song: Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee ft. Justin Bieber 'Despacito' (grab tickets to see Daddy Yankee in London this August!)

To see the full list of winners, head here.

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