ICYMI: 2018 Billboard Music Awards Recap

ICYMI: 2018 Billboard Music Awards Recap

Ed Sheeran and Kendrick Lamar were the big winners last night at the Billboard Music Awards; they each took home six awards.  Ed took home the top honor of Top Artist.  In her first TV performance in nine years, Janet Jackson performed “Nasty,” “If,” and “Throb” as she accepted the Icon Award.  Some other awards to note:

Top Male Artist – Ed Sheeran
Top Female Artist – Taylor Swift
Top R&B Artist – Bruno Mars
Top Dance/Electronic Artist – The Chainsmokers
Top Duo/Group – Imagine Dragons
Top Selling Album – Taylor Swift, “Reputation”
Billboard Chart Achievement Award – Camila Cabello

See the full list of winners HERE!


Taylor Swift brought a couple of special guests out during her “Reputation” tour stops at the Rose Bowl over the weekend.  Friday night, Shawn Mendes joined her on stage to sing “There’s Nothing Holding Me Back.”  Saturday, Selena Gomez surprised the crowd and they sang her song, “Can’t Keep My Hands to Myself.”

I mean, I could but why would I want to? @selenagomez

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“Deadpool 2” topped the weekend box office, knocking “Avengers” to the number two spot.

  1. “Deadpool 2” – $125 million
  2. “Avengers:  Infinity War” – $28.7 million
  3. “Book Club” – $12.5 million
  4. “Life of the Party” – $7.7 million
  5. “Breaking In” – $6.5 million