Billboard Music Awards – Full Winners List

The Billboard Music Awards were broadcast on ABC from the MGM Grand Garden Arena and it was hosted by comedian Tracy Morgan. There were several artists who dominated and won many awards, including Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber, Gotye, One Direction, and Rihanna.

Check out the full winners list for the 2013 Billboard Music Awards below:

Billboard artist of the year
Taylor Swift

Top female artist
Taylor Swift

Top male artist
Justin Bieber

Top new artist
One Direction

Top duo/group
One Direction

Top Billboard 200 album
Taylor Swift, Red

Top Hot 100 song
Gotye feat. Kimbra, “Somebody That I Used to Know”

Top Hot 100 Artist
Maroon 5

Top Billboard 200 artist
Taylor Swift

Milestone artist
Justin Bieber

Top digital songs artist
Carly Rae Jepsen and Taylor Swift (tie)

Top radio songs artist

Top rap artist
Nicki Minaj

Top pop artist
One Direction

Top R&B artist

Top country artist
Taylor Swift

Top rock artist

Top EDM artist
David Guetta

Top social artist
Justin Bieber

Top streaming artist
Nicki Minaj

Top Latin artist
Jenni Rivera

Top dance artist

Top Christian artist

Top touring artist

Top pop song
Carly Rae Jepsen, “Call Me Maybe”

Top R&B song
Rihanna, “Diamonds”

Top rap song
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, “Thrift Shop”

Top country song
Taylor Swift, “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together”

Top rock song
Gotye feat. Kimbra, “Somebody That I Used to Know”

Top Latin song
Michel Teló, “Ai Se Eu Te Pego”

Top dance song
Baauer, “Harlem Shake”

Top EDM song
Baauer, “Harlem Shake”

Top Christian song
Matt Redman, “10,000 Reasons (Bless the Lord)”

Top digital song
Carly Rae Jepsen, “Call Me Maybe”

Top radio song
Gotye feat. Kimbra, “Somebody That I Used to Know”

Top streaming song (audio)
Gotye feat. Kimbra, “Somebody That I Used to Know”

Top streaming song (video)
Psy, “Gangnam Style”

Top pop album
Adele, 21

Top R&B album
Rihanna, Unapologetic

Top rap album
Nicki Minaj, Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded

Top country album
Taylor Swift, Red

Top rock album
Mumford & Sons, Babel

Top Latin album
Jenni Rivera, La Misma Gran Señora

Top dance album
Madonna, MDNA

Top EDM album
Skrillex, Bangarang

Top Christian album
tobyMac, Eye on It

What do you think of these results? Did your favorite artist or band win any Billboard Music Awards this year? Do you think these results were predictable? Did you tune into the Billboard Music Awards last night?


Source: Entertainment Weekly 

Top Ten Tuesday – Young Adult Novels

It is time for another “Top Ten Tuesday” here on TrulyLuminary! This week we will be looking at the top ten young adult novels according to the New York Times Bestseller List.

Here are the top ten young adult books for this week:

  1. Divergent by Veronica Roth –  A teenager must prove her mettle in a dystopia split into five factions.
  2. One Direction: Dare to Dream by the members of One Direction – Life as a boy band.
  3. The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky – What it’s like to grow up, from the perspective of a high school boy.
  4. The Book Thief  by Markus Zusak – A girl saves books from Nazi burning.
  5. Brave: The Junior Novelization adapted by Irene Trimble – The story of “Brave,” with images from the movie.
  6. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian by Sherman Alexie – A boy leaves his reservation for an all-white school.
  7. The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan – A return to Camp Half-Blood and semi-divine characters.
  8. Matched by Ally Condie – In this dystopian romance, a girl rebels.
  9. Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher – Before she commits suicide, a girl sends recordings to 13 people.
  10. Out of My Mind by Sharon M. Draper – A brilliant girl with cerebral palsy longs for a way to speak.

Are there any books on this list that you are surprised about? Have you read any of these novels? Do any of these books sound like a book you might want to read?


Top Ten Tuesday – Music

Time for another Top Ten Tuesday here on TrulyLuminary! This week we are going to look at the top ten songs according to the Billboard charts:

  1. Call Me Maybe – Carly Rae Jepsen
  2. Somebody That I Used To Know – Gotye featuring Kimbra
  3. Payphone – Maroon 5 featuring Wiz Khalifa
  4. Wide Awake – Katy Perry
  5. We Are Young – fun. featuring Janelle Monae
  6. What Makes You Beautiful – One Direction
  7. Starships – Niki Minaj
  8. Where Have You Been – Rihanna
  9. Wild Ones – Flo Rida featuring Sia
  10. Boyfriend – Justin Bieber

Any songs that you are surprised about? Are any of these songs your summer anthem or favorite song?