Drake won a record breaking 13 awards at last night’s Billboard Music Awards. This is most awards won by a one artist in a single year.
Adele held the record since 2012, when she won 12 award at the Billboard Music Awards. Both Drake and The Chainsmokers were nominated for a massive 22 awards – which is the record for the most nominations in a single year.
The awards that Drake won include Top Artist, which Adele and Beyoncé were also nominated for, and Top Streaming Song for his number one hit, ‘One Dance’.
He was joined on the stage by his Dad, Lil Wayne and Nicki Minaj.
Drake said while on stage, “I just want to say hold tight Adele because when a new ting drops you will crawl your way back to get the record back,”
Twenty One Pilots and Beyoncé both won five awards, while The Chainsmokers picked up four awards.
Drake capped of the evening by performing ‘Gyalchester’ live at the Billboard Music Awards. Check out his performance below
Imagine Dragons member, Dan Reynolds, paid his respects to Chris Cornell, who sadly passed away last Thursday. “Soundgarden and Audioslave’s Chris Cornell was a true innovator, a musical architect and a pioneer on the cutting edge of the Seattle grunge movement,”
“He was a prolific songwriter, a legendary performer, a singer who had a voice for the ages and a philanthropist. Even though Chris is gone, his legacy endures. We send our respects as well as our love to Chris’s family at this time.”