Taylor Swift And Drake Set Record As They Tie For Most Billboard Music Awards Wins In History

BY JO Mensah November 23, 2023 2:52 AM EDT
Taylor Swift and Drake
Taylor Swift and Drake

Taylor Swift and Drake are now tied for the most Billboard Music Awards wins in the history of the show.

The two music stars have each won 39 awards, making them the most awarded recipients in Billboard Music Awards history, a significant achievement for both artistes.

Swift was already the top female winner of all time with 29 wins heading into the 2023 ceremony. Her current tally of 39 includes this year’s wins for top female artiste, top artiste, and top Billboard global artiste.

Drake came into this year’s awards with 34 and won five more, including top rap touring artiste and top rap male artiste.

The Billboard Music Awards are determined by performance metrics on the year-end Billboard charts from November 19, 2022, through to October 21.

The awards show is a celebration of the most popular songs, albums, and artistes of the year. The awards are given to the artistes who have performed the best on the charts during the year.

Taylor Swift and Drake’s tie for the most Billboard Music Awards wins is a testament to their popularity and success in the music industry.

Both artistes have had an incredible impact on the music industry and have won the hearts of millions of fans worldwide. Their music has inspired and entertained people of all ages and backgrounds.

Burna Boy reacts to Billboard Awards win

Meanwhile, Burna Boy, took home the Top Afrobeats Artiste award at the just-ended Billboard Music Awards (BBMA) and dedicated the honor to all African musicians.

Expressing gratitude, the Twice As Tall crooner said the future of the industry remains bright and urged the world to patiently wait for the “bigger vision.”

The ceremony , also crowned Rema and Selena Gomez’s Calm Down (remix) as the best Afrobeats song.

Calm Down (remix) spent over 69 weeks on the chart, reaching No. 3 on the Billboard Hot 100 and topping many charts in different countries