Drake Shatters Adele's Record of Most Awards Won

Drake has beaten Adele's record for the most wins at the Billboard Music Awards.

The rapper walked away with a host of coveted titles including, Best Artist, Best Male Artist and Best Rapper.

The group, through its fans collectively called the BTS ARMY, beat other global artists such as Justin Bieber, who took home the award past year. Drake took home the most number of trophies and shattered Adele's record.

Some of Drake's early awards included Top Billboard 200 artist, Top Hot 100 artist, Top Rap Artist, Top Rap Album for "Views" and Top R&B Song for "One Dance".

Beating out United States favorites Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez, Ariana Grande and Shawn Mendes, BTS scooped the Top Social Artist award at a lavish ceremony in the T-Mobile Arena in downtown Las Vegas.

And there was really nothing about me that led anyone to believe that I was going to be special.

According to Soompi, BTS members attended the awards ceremony on May 21, at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

There's was a moment of silence for Audioslave and Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell, who sadly passed away last week at the age of 52.

Billboard award winners are assessed based on their song sales, streams, radio airplay, live tours and social engagement.

Halsey performed new single Now or Never on stage in an outfit which apparently took two days to make.

There were also performances from Nicki Minaj, Bruno Mars, Lorde, The Chainsmokers, Camila Cabello, John Legend, Miley Cyrus, Imagine Dragons and country music stars Florida Georgia Line and Sam Hunt plus Selena Gomez songwriter Julia Michaels.

Canadian singer Celine Dion delivered an emotional performance of her award-winning song "My Heart Will Go On" from the soundtrack of the movie "Titanic" to mark 20 years since its release.

He was killed in a drive-by shooting in 1997.

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