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The Billboard Music Awards, sponsored by Billboard magazine and held annually in December, is one of several annual United States music awards shows (among the others are the American Music Awards, the Grammy Awards and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony). Billboard is a weekly American magazine devoted to the music industry. ... The American Music Awards show is one of four annual major American music awards shows (the others being the Billboard Music Awards, the Grammy Awards, and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony). ... Grammy Award statuette The Grammy Awards, presented by the Recording Academy (an association of Americans professionally involved in the recorded music industry) for outstanding achievements in the recording industry, is one of four major music awards shows held annually in the United States (the Billboard Music Awards, the American Music... The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony is held annually in March and sponsored by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. ...


The BMAs (second of what are considered the "Big Three" music awards) have been held annually since 1990, and like the AMAs, this awards show honors winners based on popularity—in this case, based on Billboard's year-end music charts, which are based on Nielsen data for sales, downloads and airplay. Awards are given for the top album/artist/single in every genre. Since 1992, the awards also give out a Billboard Century Award -- the magazine's highest honor for creative achievement. See also: 1990 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 1990 Record labels established in 1990 list of years in music // January 21 - MTVs Unplugged premieres on cable television with musical guest, Squeeze February 6 - Billy Idol is involved in a serious motorcycle accident, resulting in several broken bones. ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ...


Since its inception, the BMAs have been telecast on the FOX network; however due to contractual expirations and other unforeseen circumstances, the awards were cancelled for 2007. However, a new version of the awards, produced by Billboard and AEG Live is planned for late 2008. FOX redirects here. ...

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Artist of the Year Awards

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Billboard Century Awards

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Artist of the Decade

In the 1999 show, the prestigious award of Artist of the Decade was awarded. Mariah Carey was the recipient who received her award from Patti LaBelle. This article is about the singer. ... Patti LaBelle (born May 24, 1944) is an American R&B, soul singer and songwriter. ...


Most awards

The top Billboard Music Awards and Billboard citations career is held by

  • Janet Jackson is the award show's biggest winning artist to date.
  • Michael Jackson is the award show's biggest winning male to date.
  • Backstreet Boys is the award show's biggest winning group to date.

In any one year the biggest winners are: This article is about the singer. ... This article is about the singer. ... For other persons named Michael Jackson, see Michael Jackson (disambiguation). ... This article is about the American entertainer. ... Troyal Garth Brooks (born February 7, 1962) is an American Country Music artist. ... This article is about the band. ... Usher on the cover of his album Confessions Usher Raymond (born October 14, 1979) has been a popular R&B/pop musician since the early 1990s. ... Alicia Keys (born Alicia J. Augello-Cook on January 25, 1981[2][3][4]) is an American R&B, soul, and neo soul singer-songwriter, pianist, and actress who has sold over 25 million albums worldwide as of 2007, and has won numerous awards, including eleven Grammy Awards, eleven Billboard... This article is about the group. ... Whitney Elizabeth Houston (born August 9, 1963) is a six-time Grammy award winning, American R&B singer, soprano, pianist, actress, film producer, and former model. ... This article is about the musician. ... 50 cent redirects here. ... Carrie Marie Underwood (born March 10, 1983 in Muskogee, Oklahoma) is a three-time Grammy Award-winning singer. ... Margaret LeAnn Rimes (born August 28, 1982 in Jackson, Mississippi) is an American country music and pop singer and occasional songwriter. ... Kelly Brianne Clarkson (born April 24, 1982) is an American pop rock singer, songwriter, and occasional actress. ... Mary Jane Blige (born January 11, 1971)[1][2] is an African-American singer, songwriter, rapper, record producer and actress who has sold more than 40 million albums worldwide. ...

  • Male Artist - Michael Jackson- 14 (1983)
  • Female Artist - Whitney Houston - 11 (1993)- Tie
  • Female Artist - Kelly Clarkson -11 (2005)- Tie
  • Duo/Group - Destiny's Child - 9 (2001)
  • Female Artist - Mary J. Blige- 9 (2006)

Venues

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Then the BMAs became the first Awards show to move to Las Vegas: The Gibson Amphitheatre (formerly Universal Amphitheatre) is a theater located in Universal City, California, USA. It was originally built in 1972 as an outdoor venue, but was remodeled and converted into an indoor theater in 1982. ... Flag Seal Nickname: City of Angels Location Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates , Government State County California Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,290. ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... The New York Coliseum was a convention center that stood on Columbus Circle in New York City from 1954 to 2000. ... The Las Vegas metropolitan area, includes the Las Vegas Valley a 600 square mile (1600 km²) basin, and surrounding areas, that are part of Clark County in southern Nevada. ...

  • 1996 was at the Center for Performing Arts and the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas
  • 1997-2006 it has been at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.
  • There was no venue for 2007 as that year's ceremony was cancelled.

MGM Grand Garden Arena is located in the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada, and is patterned after New Yorks Madison Square Garden. ...

Hosts

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Award Categories

  • Artist of the Year
  • New Male Artist
  • New Female Artist
  • Duo/Group Artist of the Year
  • New Group Artist
  • Album of the Year
  • Duo/Group Album of the Year
  • Hot 100 Male Artist
  • Hot 100 Female Artist
  • Hot 100 Producer
  • Hot 100 Songwriter
  • Hot 100 Award for Most Weeks at No. 1
  • R&B Artist
  • R&B/Hip-Hop Group
  • R&B Producer
  • R&B Songwriter
  • New R&B Artist
  • New Male R&B Artist
  • Rap Artist
  • Country Artist
  • Country Albums Artist
  • Country Album
  • Modern Rock Artist
  • Modern Rock Track
  • No. 1 Classical Crossover Artist
  • No. 1 Classical Crossover Album
  • Independent Album Artists
  • Independent Album
  • Bestselling Single
  • Hot 100 Airplay Single of The Year
  • Mainstream Top 40 Track
  • Digital Track
  • No. 1 Rhythmic Top 40 Title
  • Soundtrack Single
  • Century Award

External links

The American Music Awards show is one of four annual major US music awards shows (the others being the Billboard Music Awards, the Grammy Awards, and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony). ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony is held annually in March and sponsored by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. ... The Academy of Country Music (ACM) was founded in 1964 in Los Angeles, California. ... The BET Awards were established in 2001 by the Black Entertainment Television network to celebrate African Americans and other minorities in music, acting, sports, and other fields of entertainment over the past year. ... The BET Hip Hop Awards are an annual awards show, hosted by BET, for hip hop performers, producers and music video directors. ... The Billboard Latin Music Awards grew out of the Billboard Music Awards program from Billboard Magazine, an industry publication charting the sales and radio airplay success of musical recordings. ... The Country Music Association Awards also known as the CMA Awards, are voted on by business members of the Country Music Association. ... The Gospel Music Association Dove Awards (shortened to GMA Dove Awards), known as the GMA Music Awards from 2004-2006, and a few years before but better known even then as the Dove Awards, were created in 1969 by the Gospel Music Association to honor the outstanding achievements in contemporary... The Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards or also known as the KCAs is an annual awards show, always aired live and usually held in late March or early April, that honors the years biggest television, movie and music acts, as voted by the people (mostly kids) who watch the... The Latin Grammy Awards were launched in 2000 with a telecast aired on CBS. It was the first primarily Spanish language prime-time program carried on an English-language television network. ... The MTV Video Music Awards were established in 1984 by MTV to celebrate the top music videos of the year. ... The NAACP Image Award is an award presented annually by the NAACP to honor the top African-Americans in film, television, music and literature. ... The Peoples Choice Awards, held annually in January, is one of the few awards shows to be based on popularity. ... The Radio Music Awards are an annual award show that airs on NBC, and honors the years most successful songs at mainstream radio, In past years, the show has included many of the top names in music including Janet Jackson, Elton John, Destinys Child, Tim McGraw, Nelly, Mariah Carey... The Soul Train Music Awards is an annual award show aired on various television networks in national syndication that honors the best in Black music and entertainment. ... The Teen Choice Awards is an awards show presented annually by FOX (United States) and Global TV (Canada). ...

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