Posted: 1:11 pm Monday, May 22nd, 2017

BBMA Highlights: Twenty One Pilots win five, Dan Reynolds pays tribute to Chris Cornell… 

By Sam

Just in case you didn’t stay up for the Billboard Music awards, here are a few highlights.

Twenty One Pilots were nominated for 17 awards!!! These are the 5 they scored. Although their acceptance speech was brief because they are still on tour, it was still freaking adorable and WE LOVE YOU TOO!!!

Top Duo/Group:
The Chainsmokers
Florida Georgia Line
Guns N’ Roses
Twenty One Pilots — WINNER

Billboard Chart Achievement Award Presented by Xfinity:
Luke Bryan
Nicki Minaj
The Chainsmokers
The Weeknd
Twenty One Pilots — WINNER – Here is that acceptance speech

Top Radio Songs Artist:
Justin Bieber
The Chainsmokers
Twenty One Pilots — WINNER

Top Rock Artist:
The Lumineers
Twenty One Pilots — WINNER
X Ambassadors

Top Rock Song:
Lil Wayne, Wiz Khalifa & Imagine Dragons with Logic & Ty Dolla $ign Featuring X Ambassadors, “Sucker For Pain”
Twenty One Pilots, “Heathens” — WINNER
Twenty One Pilots, “Ride”
Twenty One Pilots, “Stressed Out”
X Ambassadors, “Unsteady”

Another special moment was when Dan Reynolds paid tribute to Chris Cornell with a moment of silence. (Sorry don’t know why vids are small!)

Speaking of Reynolds, Imagine Dragons had a KILLER performance.

Oh yeah, and we all ugly cried for 3 straight minutes because Celine Dion sang ‘My Heart Will Go On’ to mark the 20th anniversary of the Titanic movie.