Taylor Swift and Morgan Wallen win at Billboard Awards
US singer Taylor Swift performs at Capital’s Jingle Bell Ball at the O2 Arena.
The two US stars Taylor Swift and Morgan Wallen are the winners of this year’s Billboard Music Awards. While Wallen won the award for the most successful album, superstar Swift even collected ten awards.
Los Angeles . Pop superstar Taylor Swift and country singer Morgan Wallen are big winners at the Billboard Music Awards. Swift won ten awards at the ceremony on Sunday evening (local time), including awards in the most important category “Top Artist”, most successful female songwriter and country artist.
Wallen even picked up 11 awards, including best album of the year for “One Thing at a Time,” male artist and country singer. In addition to Swift and Wallen, SZA, Canadian rapper Drake and US country singer Luke Combs also competed in the most important category, “Top Artist”.
The Billboard Awards have been presented annually since 1990 by the trade magazine of the same name and are largely based on chart positions in the USA. The awards were announced online.
German artist misses out on award
The German Kim Petras was nominated in two of the 69 categories, but came away empty-handed. Petras, who was born in the Rhineland, lost to Beyoncé with “Renaissance” in the Top Dance/Electronic Album category with her album “Feed the Beast”.
As a top collaboration, she had to beat the winner Metro Boomin, The Weeknd & 21 Savage (“Creepin”) with British singer Sam Smith for “Unholy”.