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Billboard Music Awards 2012 Winners: Wiz Khalifa, Beyonce, Lil Wayne & More Score Trophies

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The 2012 Billboard Music Awards took place at the MGM Grand Garden in Las Vegas Sunday night (May 20). A slew of music superstars graced the red carpet, performed onstage and went home with a golden trophy.

Wiz Khalifa, dressed in a white T-shirt and black blazer, accepted the award for Top New Artist while Beyonce scored the Top R&B Album for her fourth studio LP 4. Lil Wayne was a winner in two categories: Top Rap Artist and Top Rap Album. Chris Brown, who performed “Turn Up the Music at the awards show, grabbed up the Top R&B Artist award and Rihanna earned an accolade for Top Streaming Artist.

Check out the winners list below.

Top New Artist
Bad Meets Evil
Big Sean
Foster the People
Scotty McCreery
Wiz Khalifa — WINNER

Top Male Artist
Justin Bieber
Chris Brown
Lil Wayne — WINNER
Bruno Mars

Top R&B Artist
Chris Brown — WINNER
Cee Lo Green

Top Rap Artist
Lil Wayne — WINNER
Nicki Minaj
Wiz Khalifa

Top Streaming Artist
Lil Wayne
Nicki Minaj
Bruno Mars
Rihanna — WINNER

Top R&B Album
4, Beyonce — WINNER
My Life II…The Journey Continues, (Act 1),
Mary J. Blige
F.A.M.E., Chris Brown
Talk That Talk, Rihanna
I Remember Me, Jennifer Hudson

Top Rap Album
Take Care, Drake
Watch the Throne, Kanye West & Jay-Z
Sorry for Party Rocking, LMFAO
Hell the Sequel, Bad Meets Evil
Tha Carter IV, Lil Wayne — WINNER

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