Billboard Music Awards 2013 Winners & Performances (Ft. Macklemore, Bruno Mars, Chris Brown & More)


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This year’s BBMA awards were probably what you’d expect – a barrage of mainstream names you’re probably tired of hearing. But I think this year was even worse – even with (or especially) the EDM categories.

The fact that Nicki Minaj won Top Rap Artist blows my mind. The only offsetting factor was that Baauer actually won, twice, so congrats. But… so did David Guetta.. Top EDM Artist to be exact *facepalm*.

Those that came out on top do make at least some sense – Rihanna took home 4 awards, sweeping the R&B category, and Taylor Swift as much as people hate her, snagged 7 trophies including Top Artist and Top Album, crowning her this year’s biggest winner. Gotye x Kimbra became relevant once more coming being named winners in 4 categories as well with “Somebody That I Used To Know” that I guess is still getting played? Another one that made a ton of sense was Carly Rae Jepsen winning Top Digital Song with “Call Me Maybe.”

There were a lot of awards and a lot of *facepalm* moments… you can view all the winners after the jump. We also gathered a ton of performance footage as well. But first:

Nicki Minaj on her twerk game:

All the winners and performance recaps – be sure to check out Miguel crushing 2 fans as he lands awkwardly on them with his leg:

2013 BBMA Winners (for nominees click here):

Top Artist: Taylor Swift
Top Hot 100 Song: Gotye Ft. Kimbra – Somebody That I Used To Know
Top Billboard 200 Album: Taylor Swift – Red
Top Duo/Group: One Direction
Top New Artist: One Direction
Top Touring Artist: Madonna
Top Male Artist: Justin Bieber
Top Female Artist: Taylor Swift
Top Hot 100 Artist: Maroon 5
Top Billboard 200 Artist: Taylor Swift
Top Digital Songs Artist: Carly Rae Jepsen x Taylor Swift
Top Radio Songs Artist: Rihanna
Top Social Artist: Justin Bieber
Top Streaming Artist: Nicki Minaj
Top Pop Artist: One Direction
Top R&B Artist: Rihanna
Top Rap Artist: Nicki Minaj
Top Country Artist: Taylor Swift
Top Rock Artist: Fun
Top Latin Artist: Jenni Rivera
Top Dance Artist: Madonna
Top EDM Artist: David Guetta
Top Christian Artist: tobyMac
Top Pop Album: Adele – 21
Top R&B Album: Rihanna – Unapologetic
Top Rap Album: Nicki Minaj – Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded
Top Country Album: Taylor Swift
Top Rock Album: Mumford & Sons – Babel
Top Latin Album: Jenni Rivera – La Misma Gran Senora
Top Dance Album: Madonna – MDNA
Top EDM Album: Skrillex – Bangarang
Top Christian Album: tobyMac – Eye on It
Top Digital Song: Carly Rae Jepsen – Call Me Maybe
Top Radio Song: Gotye Ft. Kimbra – Somebody That I Used To Know
Top Streaming Song (Audio): Gotye Ft. Kimbra – Somebody That I Used To Know
Top Streaming Song (Video): PSY – Gangnam Style
Top Pop Song: Carly Rae Jepsen – Call Me Maybe
Top R&B Song: Rihanna – Diamonds
Top Rap Song: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Ft. Wanz – Thrift Shop
Top Rock Son: Gotye Ft. Kimbra – Somebody That I Used To Know
Top Latin Song: Michel Tolo – Ai Se Eu Te Pego
Top Dance Song: Baauer – Harlem Shake
Top EDM Song: Baauer – Harlem Shake
Top Christian Song: Matt Redman – 10,000 Reasons (Bless the Lord)

Bruno Mars – Treasure

Chris Brown – Fine China

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – Thrift Shop

Taylor Swift – 22

Selena Gomez – Come & Get It

Pitbull & Christina Aguilera – Feel This Moment

Miguel – Adorn

Ed Shereen – Lego House

Jennifer Lopez & Pitbull – Live It Up

Nicki Minaj & Lil’ Wayne – High School

The Band Perry – Better Dig Two

Justin Bieber – Take You

Will.I.Am & Justin Bieber – That Power

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