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May 17, 2015 at 12:00 PM EDT


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The 2015 Billboard Music Awards could easily be considered Taylor Swift Night, as she not only premiered her star-studded music video for “Bad Blood,” but also took home eight trophies, including Top Female Artist. One category she didn’t win, though, was Top Hot 100 Song, which went to Meghan Trainor’s hit “All About That Bass.”

One Direction, Iggy Azalea and Sam Smith were among the night’s other winners. See the full list below:

Top Duo/Group

5 Seconds of Summer

Florida Georgia Line


Maroon 5

WINNER: One Direction

Top Billboard 200 Album

Maroon 5, V

Pentatonix, That’s Christmas to Me

Ed Sheeran, x

Sam Smith, In the Lonely Hour

WINNER: Taylor Swift, 1989

Top Rap Song

WINNER: Iggy Azalea feat. Charli XCX, “Fancy”

Iggy Azalea feat. Rita Ora, “Black Widow”

Big Sean feat. E-40, “I Don’t F— With You”

Nicki Minaj, “Anaconda”

Bobby Shmurda, “Hot Boy”

Top Male Artist


Pharrell Williams

Ed Sheeran

WINNER: Sam Smith

​Justin Timberlake

Top Radio Song

WINNER: John Legend, “All of Me”

MAGIC!, “Rude”

Nico & Vinz, “Am I Wrong”

Sam Smith, “Stay With Me”

Pharrell Williams, “Happy”

Top Female Artist

Iggy Azalea

Ariana Grande

Katy Perry

WINNER: Taylor Swift

Meghan Trainor

Top Touring Artist

Lady Gaga

WINNER: One Direction

Katy Perry

The Rolling Stones

Justin Timberlake

Top Hot 100 Song

Iggy Azalea feat. Charli XCX, “Fancy”

John Legend, “All of Me”

Sam Smith, “Stay With Me”

Taylor Swift, “Shake It Off”

WINNER: Meghan Trainor, “All About That Bass”

Billboard Chart Achievement Award (Fan-voted)

Iggy Azalea

WINNER: Taylor Swift

Meghan Trainor

Top Country Artist

Jason Aldean

Luke Bryan

WINNER: Florida Georgia Line

Brantley Gilbert

Blake Shelton

Top Artist

Ariana Grande

One Direction

Katy Perry

Sam Smith

WINNER: Taylor Swift

Top New Artist

5 Seconds of Summer

Iggy Azalea


WINNER: Sam Smith

Meghan Trainor

Top Billboard 200 Artist

One Direction


Ed Sheeran

Sam Smith

WINNER: Taylor Swift

Top Hot 100 Artist

Iggy Azalea

Ariana Grande

Sam Smith

WINNER: Taylor Swift

Meghan Trainor

Top Digital Songs Artist

Iggy Azalea

Ed Sheeran

Sam Smith

WINNER: Taylor Swift

Meghan Trainor

Top Social Artist

WINNER: Justin Bieber

Miley Cyrus

Selena Gomez

Ariana Grande

Taylor Swift

Top Streaming Artist

WINNER: Iggy Azalea

Ariana Grande

Nicki Minaj

Taylor Swift

Meghan Trainor

Top R&B Artist


Chris Brown

John Legend

Trey Songz

WINNER: Pharrell Williams

Top Rap Artist

WINNER: Iggy Azalea

J. Cole


Nicki Minaj

Rae Sremmurd

Top Rock Artist



Fall Out Boy

WINNER: Hozier


Top Latin Artist

J Balvin

Juan Gabriel

Enrique Iglesias

Prince Royce

WINNER: Romeo Santos

Top Dance/Electronic Artist


Clean Bandit


WINNER: Calvin Harris

Lindsey Stirling

Top Christian Artist

Casting Crowns

WINNER: Hillsong United




Top Soundtrack

The Fault in Our Stars

Fifty Shades of Grey

WINNER: Frozen

Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix: Vol. 1

Into the Woods

Top R&B Album

Beyoncé, Beyoncé

Chris Brown, X

Michael Jackson, Xscape

John Legend, Love in the Future

WINNER: Pharrell Williams, G I R L

Top Rap Album

WINNER: J. Cole, 2014 Forest Hills Drive

Drake, If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late

Nicki Minaj, The Pinkprint

Iggy Azalea, The New Classic

Eminem, The Marshall Mathers LP 2

Top Country Album

WINNER: Jason Aldean, Old Boots, New Dirt

Garth Brooks, Man Against Machine

Luke Bryan, Crash My Party

Brantley Gilbert, Just As I Am

Miranda Lambert, Platinum

Top Rock Album

AC/DC, Rock or Bust

The Black Keys, Turn Blue

WINNER: Coldplay, Ghost Stories

Hozier, Hozier

Lorde, Pure Heroine

Top Latin Album

Juan Gabriel, Los Dúo

WINNER: Enrique Iglesias, Sex and Love

Romeo Santos, Formula: Vol. 2

Santana, Corazon

Marc Anthony, 3.0

Top Dance/Electronic Album

Avicii, True

Disclosure, Settle

Calvin Harris, Motion

Skrillex, Recess

WINNER: Lindsey Stirling, Shatter Me

Top Christian Album

WINNER: Lecrae, Anomaly

Casting Crowns, Thrive

MercyMe, Welcome to the New

NEEDTOBREATHE, Rivers in the Wasteland

Chris Tomlin, Love Ran Red

Top Digital Song

Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars, “Uptown Funk!”

Sam Smith, “Stay With Me”

Taylor Swift, “Shake It Off”

WINNER: Meghan Trainor, “All About That Bass”

Pharrell Williams, “Happy”

Top Streaming Song (Artist)

Iggy Azalea feat. Charli XCX, “Fancy”

Hozier, “Take Me to Church”

WINNER: John Legend, “All of Me”

Sam Smith, “Stay With Me”

Tove Lo, “Habits (Stay High)”

Top Streaming Song (Video)

Idina Menzel, “Let It Go”

Bobby Shmurda, “Hot Boy”

Taylor Swift, “Blank Space”

WINNER: Taylor Swift, “Shake It Off”

Meghan Trainor, “All About That Bass”

Top R&B Song

Chris Brown feat. Lil Wayne, French Montana, Too $hort & Tyga, “Loyal”

Jason Derulo feat. 2 Chainz, “Talk Dirty”

Jeremih feat. YG, “Don’t Tell ‘Em”

John Legend, “All of Me”

WINNER: Pharrell Williams, “Happy”

Top Country Song

WINNER: Jason Aldean, “Burnin’ It Down”

Luke Bryan, “Play It Again”

Sam Hunt, “Leave the Night On”

Florida Georgia Line feat. Luke Bryan, “This Is How We Roll”

Florida Georgia Line, “Dirt”

Top Rock Song

Bastille, “Pompeii”

Coldplay, “A Sky Full of Stars”

Fall Out Boy, “Centuries”

WINNER: Hozier, “Take Me to Church”

Paramore, “Ain’t It Fun”

Top Latin Song

J Balvin feat. Farruko, “6 AM”

WINNER: Enrique Iglesias feat. Descemer Bueno & Gente de Zona, “Bailando”

Romeo Santos, “Eres Mía”

Romeo Santos feat. Drake, “Odio”

Romeo Santos, “Propuesta Indecente”

Top Dance/Electronic Song

Clean Bandit feat. Jess Glynne, “Rather Be”

Disclosure feat. Sam Smith, “Latch”

WINNER: DJ Snake & Lil Jon, “Turn Down For What”

Ariana Grande feat. Zedd, “Break Free”

Calvin Harris, “Summer”

Top Christian Song

Francesca Battistelli, “He Knows My Name”

Hillsong United, “Oceans (Where Feet May Fail)”

MercyMe, “Greater”

Newsboys, “We Believe”

WINNER: Carrie Underwood, “Something in the Water”

Top Radio Songs Artist

John Legend

Maroon 5

Ed Sheeran

WINNER: Sam Smith

Taylor Swift

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