The ceremony was held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, hosted by Kelly Clarkson. The singer opened the show with a tribute to the victims of Friday's mass shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas."I'm a Texas girl and my home state has had so much heartbreak over this past year. And once again, y'all, we're grieving for more kids that have died for just no reason at all," Clarkson said. A slew of artists took the stage to perform throughout the night, including John Legend, Christina Aguilera, Demi Lovato, Ed Sheeran and Ariana Grande.Korean pop band BTS became the first-ever Korean act to perform at the ceremony, debuting their new single "Fake Love." They also took home the award for Top Social Artist.Janet Jackson, who received the Icon Award, gave her first TV performance in nine years and delivered a mashup of her hits.Kendrick Lamar, Bruno Mars and Ed Sheeran went into the night with 15 nominations each in various categories. Sheeran took home the prize for top artist. Check out the list of winners below.Top ArtistKendrick LamarBruno MarsEd Sheeran *WINNERTaylor SwiftTop New ArtistCamila CabelloKhalid *WINNERKodak BlackBillboard Chart Achievement AwardCamila Cabello *WINNEREd SheeranTop Male ArtistKendrick LamarBruno MarsPost MaloneEd Sheeran *WINNERTop Female ArtistCamila CabelloDemi LovatoTaylor Swift *WINNERTop Duo/GroupThe ChainsmokersImagine Dragons *WINNERTop R&B ArtistChris BrownBruno Mars *WINNERThe WeekndTop R&B Male ArtistBruno Mars *WINNERThe WeekndTop R&B Female ArtistBeyoncéSZA *WINNERTop Rap ArtistKendrick Lamar *WINNERLil Uzi VertPost MaloneTop Rap Male ArtistKendrick Lamar *WINNERPost MaloneTop Rap Female ArtistBhad BhabieCardi B *WINNERNicki MinajTop Country ArtistKane BrownLuke CombsThomas RhettChris Stapleton *WINNERTop Country Male ArtistThomas RhettChris Stapleton *WINNERTop Country Female ArtistKelsea BalleriniMiranda LambertMaren Morris *WINNERTop Country Duo/Group ArtistFlorida Georgia Line *WINNEROld DominionZac Brown BandCNN's Lisa France contributed to this report.
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