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2012 Billboard Awards – Winners List

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The winners of the 2012 Billboard Music Awards were announced during tonight’s (May 20) show, held at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas. Justin Bieber won the first award of the night, taking home the prize for Top Social Artist thanks to his 22 million plus followers on Twitter and the 43 million ‘Likes’ he has on Facebook. Katy Perry was also honored in the beginning of the 2012 Billboard Music Awards with the Spotlight Award for her record-tying No. 1 ‘Teenage Dream’ singles.

Stay tuned with PopCrush throughout the night, as we will keep updating this 2012 Billboard Music Awards winners list as more are announced. You can expect Adele and Rihanna to snag some awards, as Adele is leading the pack with 18 nods, while Rihanna has 13 herself. Both women are also nominated for he prestigious Top Artist recognition. Lady Gaga has 10 nods, while LMFAO appear in 17 categories.

Spotlight Award:
Katy Perry – WINNER!

Woman of the Year:
Taylor Swift – WINNER!

Top Artist:
Adele – WINNER!
Lady Gaga
Lil Wayne
Katy Perry
Rihanna

Top New Artist:
Bad Meets Evil
Big Sean
Foster the People
Scotty McCreery
Wiz Khalifa — WINNER!

Top Male Artist:
Justin Bieber
Chris Brown
Drake
Lil Wayne – WINNER!
Bruno Mars

Top Female Artist:
Adele – WINNER!
Lady Gaga
Nicki Minaj
Katy Perry
Rihanna

Top Duo/Group:
The Black Eyed Peas
Coldplay
Lady Antebellum
LMFAO – WINNER!
Maroon 5

Top Billboard 200 Album:
’21,’ Adele – WINNER!
‘Christmas,’ Michael Buble
‘Take Care,’ Drake
‘Born This Way,’ Lady Gaga
‘Tha Carter IV,’ Lil Wayne

Top Hot 100 Song:
‘Rolling in the Deep,’ Adele
‘Party Rock Anthem,’ LMFAO Feat. Lauren Bennett + GoonRock – WINNER!
‘Moves Like Jagger,’ Maroon  Feat. Christina Aguilera
‘ET,’ Katy Perry Feat. Kanye West
‘Give Me Everything,’ Pitbull Feat. Ne-Yo, Afrojack & Nayer

Top Digital Songs Artist:
Adele – WINNER!
LMFAO
Bruno Mars
Katy Perry
Rihanna

Top Radio Songs Artist:
Adele – WINNER!
Katy Perry
Bruno Mars
Nicki Minaj
Rihanna

Top Touring Artist:
Bon Jovi
Taylor Swift
Take That
U2 – WINNER!
Roger Waters

Top Social Artist:
Justin Bieber – WINNER!
Eminem
Lady Gaga
Rihanna
Shakira

Top Streaming Artist:
Lil Wayne
LMFAO
Nicki Minaj
Bruno Mars
Rihanna – WINNER!

Top Digital Media Artist:
Adele – WINNER!
Justin Bieber
Lady Gaga
Lil Wayne
Rihanna

Top Pop Artist:
Adele – WINNER!
Lady Gaga
LMFAO
Katy Perry
Rihanna

Top R&B Artist:
Beyonce
Chris Brown – WINNER!
Cee Lo Green
Miguel
Rihanna

Top Rap Artist:
Drake
Lil Wayne – WINNER!
LMFAO
Nicki Minaj
Wiz Khalifa

Top Country Artist:
Jason Aldean
Zac Brown Band
Lady Antebellum – WINNER!
Blake Shelton
Taylor Swift

Top Rock Artist:
The Black Keys
Coldplay – WINNER!
Foster the People
Foo Fighters
Mumford & Sons

Top Alternative Artist:
The Black Keys
Coldplay – WINNER!
Foster the People
Foo Fighters
Mumford & Sons

Top Latin Artist:
Mana
Pitbull
Prince Royce
Romeo Santos
Shakira – WINNER!

Top Dance Artist:
David Guetta
Lady Gaga – WINNER!
LMFAO
Rihanna
Britney Spears

Top Pop Album:
’19,’ Adele
’21,’ Adele – WINNER!
‘Christmas,’ Michael Buble
‘Born This Way,’ Lady Gaga
‘Under the Mistletoe,’ Justin Bieber

Top R&B Album:
’4,’ Beyonce – WINNER!
‘My Life II… The Journey Continues (Act 1),’ Mary J. Blige
‘F.A.M.E.,’ Chris Brown
‘I Remember Me,’ Jennifer Hudson
‘Talk That Talk,’ Rihanna

Top Rap Album:
‘Hell: The Sequel,’ Bad Meets Evil
‘Take Care,’ Drake
‘Watch the Throne,’ Jay-Z & Kanye West
‘Tha Carter IV,’ Lil Wayne – WINNER!
‘Sorry for Party Rocking,’ LMFAO

Top Rock Album:
‘Mylo Xyloto,’ Coldplay – WINNER!
‘Wasting Light,’ Foo Fighters
‘Torches,’ Foster the People
‘Sigh No More,’ Mumford & Sons
‘Here and Now,’ Nickelback

Top Alternative Album:
‘Mylo Xyloto,’ Coldplay – WINNER!
‘Wasting Light,’ Foo Fighters
‘Torches,’ Foster the People
‘Sigh No More,’ Mumford & Sons
‘Here and Now,’ Nickelback

Top Dance Album:
‘Nothing but the Beat,’ David Guetta
‘Born This Way,’ Lady Gaga – WINNER!
‘The Fame,’ Lady Gaga
‘Sorry for Party Rocking,’ LMFAO
‘Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites,’ Skrillex

Top Digital Song:
‘Rolling in the Deep,’ Adele
‘Party Rock Anthem,’ LMFAO Feat. Lauren Bennett + GoonRock – WINNER!
‘Sexy and I Know It,’ LMFAO
‘Moves Like Jagger,’ Maroon 5 Feat. Christina Aguilera
‘E.T.,’ Katy Perry Feat. Kanye West

Top Streaming Song (Audio):
‘Without You,’ David Guetta Feat. Usher
‘Rolling in the Deep,’ Adele – WINNER!
‘How to Love,’ Lil Wayne
‘Party Rock Anthem,’ LMFAO Feat. Lauren Bennett + GoonRock
‘Super Bass,’ Nicki Minaj

Top Radio Song:
‘Rolling in the Deep,’ Adele
‘Party Rock Anthem,’ LMFAO Feat. Lauren Bennett + GoonRock
‘Moves Like Jagger,’ Maroon 5 Feat. Christina Aguilera
‘Give Me Everything,’ Pitbull Feat. Ne-Yo, Afrojack + Nayer – WINNER!
‘We Found Love,’ Rihanna Feat. Calvin Harris

Top Streaming Song (Video):
‘Rolling in the Deep,’ Adele
‘Party Rock Anthem,’ LMFAO Feat. Lauren Bennett + GoonRock
‘Sexy and I Know It,’ LMFAO
‘The Lazy Song,’ Bruno Mars
‘Super Bass,’ Nicki Minaj – WINNER!

Top Pop Song:
‘Rolling in the Deep,’ Adele
‘Party Rock Anthem,’ LMFAO Feat. Lauren Bennett + GoonRock – WINNER!
‘Sexy and I Know It,’ LMFAO
‘Moves Like Jagger,’ Maroon 5 Feat. Christina Aguilera
‘E.T.,’ Katy Perry Feat. Kanye West

Top R&B Song:
‘She Ain’t You,’ Chris Brown
‘F–k You (Forget You),’ Cee Lo Green
‘Down on Me,’ Jeremih Feat. 50 Cent
‘Sure Thing,’ Miguel
‘Motivation,’ Kelly Rowland Feat. Lil Wayne – WINNER!

Top Rock Song:
‘Rolling in the Deep,’ Adele
‘Someone Like You,’ Adele
‘Paradise,’ Coldplay
‘Pumped Up Kicks,’ Foster the People – WINNER!
‘Walk,’ Foo Fighters

Top Alternative Song:
‘Rolling in the Deep,’ Adele – WINNER!
‘Sail,’ Awolnation
‘Paradise,’ Coldplay
‘Pumped Up Kicks,’ Foster the People
‘The Cave,’ Mumford & Sons

Top Latin Song:
‘Bon Bon,’ Pitbull
‘Danza Kuduro,’ Don Omar & Lucenzo – WINNER!
‘Taboo,’ Don Omar
‘Corazon Sin Cara,’ Prince Royce
‘Promise,’ Romeo Santos Feat. Usher

Top Dance Song:
‘In the Dark,’ Dev
‘Without You,’ David Guetta Feat. Usher
‘Party Rock Anthem,’ LMFAO Feat. Lauren Bennett + GoonRock – WINNER!
‘Sexy and I Know It,’ LMFAO
‘Till the World Ends,’ Britney Spears

Top Rap Song:
‘Good Feeling,’ Flo Rida
‘Party Rock Anthem,’ LMFAO Feat. Lauren Bennett + GoonRock – WINNER!
‘Sexy and I Know It,’ LMFAO
‘Give Me Everything,’ Pitbull Feat. Ne-Yo, Afrojack + Nayer
‘Super Bass,’ Nicki Minaj

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