Billboard Music Award for Top Social Artist

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The following is a list with the Billboard Music Award winners for Top Social Artist. This is one of two fan-voted categories in the award show.[1] Justin Bieber is the most awarded and nominated artist in this category with six consecutive wins and eight overall nominations. His winning streak was broken as of the 2017 ceremony by BTS, who were the first K-pop group ever to be nominated for and win a Billboard Music Award.[2]

Winners and nominees[edit]

Year Winner Other nominees
2011 Justin Bieber[3] Eminem[3]
Akon
Lady Gaga
Rihanna
2012 Justin Bieber[4] Shakira[4]
Rihanna
Eminem
Lady Gaga
2013 Justin Bieber[5] One Direction[5]
Katy Perry
Rihanna
Taylor Swift
2014 Justin Bieber[6] Miley Cyrus[6]
One Direction
Rihanna
Taylor Swift
2015 Justin Bieber Miley Cyrus[7]
Selena Gomez
Ariana Grande
Taylor Swift
2016 Justin Bieber[8] Selena Gomez[8]
Ariana Grande
Demi Lovato
Taylor Swift
2017 BTS[9] Justin Bieber
Selena Gomez
Ariana Grande
Shawn Mendes
2018 BTS[10] Justin Bieber [11]
Ariana Grande
Demi Lovato
Shawn Mendes

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Voting Now Open for 2017 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS Fan Voted Categories". broadwayworld.com. May 2, 2017.
  2. ^ Lipshutz, Jason. "BTS Thanks Fans For Top Social Artist Win at Billboard Music Awards 2017". Billboard. Retrieved June 17, 2017.
  3. ^ a b "2011 Billboard Music Awards". Awardsandwinners. Retrieved October 7, 2016.
  4. ^ a b "2012 Billboard Music Awards". Awardsandwinners. Retrieved October 7, 2016.
  5. ^ a b "2013 Billboard Music Awards". Awardsandwinners. Retrieved October 7, 2016.
  6. ^ a b "2014 Billboard Music Awards". Awardsandwinners. Retrieved October 7, 2016.
  7. ^ "2015 Billboard Music Awards". Variety. May 17, 2015. Retrieved October 7, 2016.
  8. ^ a b "2016 Billboard Music Awards". Billboard.com. May 22, 2016. Retrieved October 7, 2016.
  9. ^ "2017 Billboard Music Awards". Billboard.com. May 21, 2017. Retrieved May 21, 2017.
  10. ^ "2018 Billboard Music Awards". Billboard.com. May 20, 2018. Retrieved May 20, 2018.
  11. ^ "2018 Nominees: Top Social Artist". billboardmusicawards.com. April 17, 2018. Retrieved April 17, 2018.