The Weeknd – riding on his album ‘After Hours’ – won 10 awards at the Billboard Music Awards 2021. While the ‘Blinding Lights’ singer leads the charts, Pop Smoke (4) and Bob Smoke (3) received their fair share of accolades. BBMAs announced winners in 42 categories hours prior to the live telecast. Awards for the remaining categories were presented when the broadcast began at 8 pm ET/5 PT/5.30 am IST on NBC. Nick Jonas hosted the show live from Microsoft Theater while his wife and actor Priyanka Chopra Jonas was one of the presenters.

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BTS, the Weeknd, Pink, Bad Bunny, the Jonas Brothers, Duran Duran, Twenty One Pilots and the duo of Doja Cat and SZA performed at the ceremony.

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Here are some artists who swept the BBMAs this year:

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The Weeknd (10), Pop Smoke (5), Bad Bunny (4), Morgan Wallen (3), BTS (4), Elevation Worship (2), Gabby Barrett (2), Kanye West (2), Lady Gaga (2), Taylor Swift (2).