Every Trophy Drake Took Home at the 2017 Billboard Awards

LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 21:  Recording artist Drake attends the press room at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards at T-Mobile Arena on May 21, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)

Every Trophy Drake Took Home at the 2017 Billboard Awards

Back to back (to back to back)!

Published May 22, 2017

OVO king and Young Money prince Drake is having one hell of a year.

After patching things up at his Young Money stomping grounds, clinching a host spot on the first-ever NBA Awards, unleashing yet another exalted studio project and burying hatchets left and right, he’s stamping another mark in history as a record-breaker at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards.

As if the rap megastar didn’t already set the bar at sky-high levels with 22 nominations, the most any artist received for the year, Drizzy broke Adele’s record of 12 trophies after taking home 13 of his own on Sunday (May 21). Ironically enough, he had the hot and cold critical reception of his fourth album Views to thank for it all. Championing in supreme artist, genre, streaming and even touring categories, Toronto’s iconic music VIP has earned 13 new shiny reasons to celebrate more life.

  1. Drake kicked his victorious evening off from a beautiful distance at the Bellagio Fountains

    Following up Nicki Minaj's showstopping "No Frauds" stage opener, Drizzy followed up with his "Gyalchester" performance at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas. The OVO head was enclosed by spirited orange and yellow flames during the fiery presentation as longtime friend and collaborator Baka turned up even more of the heat with his hype man assist. 

  2. A trophy of its own, Drizzy even received a salute from Ms. Minaj herself from the audience

    The rest of the evening became Drizzy's for the OVO taking with the following categories:

  3. Top Artist
  4. Top Male Artist
  5. Top Billboard 200 Artist
  6. Top Hot 100 Artist
  7. Top Song Sales Artist
  8. Top Streaming Songs Artist
  9. Top Rap Artist
  10. Top Rap Tour
  11. Top Billboard 200 Album
  12. Top Rap Album
  13. Top Streaming Song (Audio)
  14. Top R&B Song
  15. Top R&B Collaboration

Written by Diamond Alexis

(Photo: David Livingston/Getty Images)


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