Adele Tops the Billboard Music Awards
Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 05.21.2012
Adele sweeps the awards while LMFAO picks up a few as well…
As might be expected, Adele was the big winner at the 2012 Billboard Music Awards. Billboard reports that the British singer took home twelve awards including Top Artist and Top Billboard 200 Album for 21. She also took home awards for included Top Female Artist, Top Hot 100 Artist, Top Pop Album, for "21," and Top Alternative Song for "Rolling in the Deep," among others.
Coming in at second was LMFAO, winning six awards including Hot 100 Song of the Year for "Party Rock Anthem," Top Duo/Group, Top Digital Song and more.
The award show designates winners by taking chart performance and social and streaming activity in account as chronicled in Billboard magazine during the period of March 1, 2011 through February 29, 2012. The full list of winners is below:
Top Artist: Adele Top New Artist: Wiz Khalifa Top Male Artist: Lil Wayne Top Female Artist: Adele Top Duo/Group: LMFAO Top Billboard 200 Artist: Adele Top Hot 100 Artist: Adele Top Digital Songs Artist: Adele Top Radio Songs Artist: Adele Top Touring Artist: U2 Top Social Artist: Justin Bieber Top Streaming Artist: Rihanna Top Digital Media Artist: Adele Top Pop Artist: Adele Top R&B Artist: Chris Brown Top Rap Artist: Lil Wayne Top Country Artist: Lady Antebellum Top Rock Artist: Coldplay Top Alternative Artist: Coldplay Top Latin Artist: Shakira Top Dance Artist: Lady Gaga Top Christian Artist: Casting Crowns
Top Billboard 200 Album: Adele "21" Top Pop Album: Adele "21" Top R&B Album: Beyonce "4" Top Rap Album: Lil Wayne "Tha Carter IV" Top Country Album: Jason Aldean "My Kinda Party" Top Rock Album: Coldplay "Mylo Xyloto" Top Alternative Album: Coldplay "Mylo Xyloto" Top Latin Album: Romeo Santos "Formula: Vol. 1" Top Dance Album: Lady Gaga "Born This Way" Top Christian Album: Casting Crowns "Come To The Well"
Top Hot 100 Song: LMFAO Feat. Lauren Bennett & GoonRock "Party Rock Anthem" Top Digital Song : LMFAO Feat. Lauren Bennett & GoonRock "Party Rock Anthem" Top Radio Song: Pitbull Feat. Ne-Yo, Afrojack & Nayer "Give Me Everything" Top Streaming Song (Audio): Adele "Rolling in the Deep" Top Streaming Song (Video): Nicki Minaj "Super Bass" Top Pop Song: LMFAO Feat. Lauren Bennett & GoonRock "Party Rock Anthem" Top R&B Song: Kelly Rowland Feat. Lil Wayne "Motivation" Top Rap Song: LMFAO Feat. Lauren Bennett & GoonRock "Party Rock Anthem" Top Country Song: Jason Aldean "Dirt Road Anthem" Top Rock Song: Foster The People "Pumped Up Kicks" Top Alternative Song: Adele "Rolling In The Deep" Top Latin Song: Don Omar & Lucenzo "Danza Kuduro" Top Dance Song: LMFAO Feat. Lauren Bennett & GoonRock "Party Rock Anthem" Top Christian Song: Laura Story "Blessings"