Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran prove that success is indeed the most satisfied and dignified revenge one can take at the Billboard Music Awards 2018. Music's biggest names were present at the event on Sunday night. Ed Sheeran not only won the Top Artist but Top Male Artist Award, and Taylor Swift lifting the Top Female Artist trophy.
Billboard Music Awards is one of the most prestigious and honest music awards which absolutely celebrates music from the point of view of the audience. The ceremony, hosted by Kelly Clarkson, was held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena here. The singer opened the show with a tribute to the victims of Friday's mass shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas.
Also, the award show was lined up with absolutely savage performances throughout the night by Sheeran, John Legend, Christina Aguilera, Demi Lovato and Ariana Grande.
Janet Jackson received the Icon Award and gave her first TV performance in nine years. She delivered a mashup of her hits and it was truly an iconic moment.
Kendrick Lamar, Bruno Mars and Sheeran went into the night with 15 nominations each in various categories.
The "Shape of you" singer took home the prize for Top Artist for which he was competing with Drake, Lamar, Mars and Taylor Swift. He also won the Top Male Artist award defeating Drake, Lamar, Mars and Post Malone.
The Top Female Artist went to "Look what you made me do" singer, Taylor Swift, who won over Camila Cabello, who won the Billboard Chart Achievement Award, Cardi B, Halsey and Demi Lovato.
Top New Artist award went to Khalid while Top Duo/Group was won by Imagine Dragons, the report said.
Bruno Mars was the Top R&B Artist along with Top R&B Male Artist while SZA was the Top R&B Female Artist.
Lamar won both Top Rap Artist and Top Rap Male Artist, while Cardi B won the Top Rap Female Artist. Chris Stapleton was the winner of Top Country Artist and Top Country Male Artist while Maren Morris won the Top Country Female Artist.
Florida Georgia Line was the winner of Top Country Duo/Group Artist defeating Old Dominion and Zac Brown Band.
It was a bang-on night which encouraged singers and artists to create great music.