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20 May 2013 | Awards

The late Jenni Rivera has proven to be La Gran Señora at this year’s Billboard Music Awards

The late Mexican American singer, who passed away in a Mexican plane crash last December, was named the winner in two categories in ceremonies held at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Sunday.

Jenni Rivera

Rivera was named Top Latin Artist, while her album La Misma Gran Señora was named the Top Latin Album during the three-hour show, which was broadcast on ABC.

Meanwhile, Michel Teló’s highly successful single “Ai Se Eu Te Pego” was named Top Latin Song.

In all, awards were handed out in 45 categories, 10 of them on the ABC telecast that featured 16 performances, including the TV premiere of the new single from Jennifer Lopez and Pitbull, “Live It Up.” Bruno Mars and his band, decked out in matching crimson suits and black shirts, opened the show with his new single, “Treasure.”

Here’s a look at the complete winner’s list:

Top Artist
Taylor Swift

Top New Artist
One Direction

Top Male Artist
Justin Bieber

Top Female Artist
Taylor Swift

Top Duo/Group
One Direction

Top Billboard 200 Artist
Taylor Swift

Top Hot 100 Artist
Maroon 5

Top Rap Artist
Nicki Minaj

Top Digital Songs Artist (tie)

Carly Rae Jepsen
Taylor Swift

Top Radio Songs Artist
Rihanna

Top Touring Artist
Madonna

Top Social Artist

Justin Bieber

Top Streaming Artist
Nicki Minaj

Top Pop Artist
One Direction

Top R&B Artist
Rihanna

Top Country Artist
Taylor Swift

Top Rock Artist

fun.

Top Latin Artist
Jenni Rivera

Top Dance Artist
Madonna

Top EDM Artist
David Guetta

Top Christian Artist

tobyMac

Top Billboard 200 Album
Taylor Swift – “Red”

Top Pop Album
Adele – “21″

Top R&B Album
Rihanna – “Unapologetic”

Top Rap Album
Nicki Minaj – “Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded”

Top Country Album
Taylor Swift -”Red”

Top Rock Album
Mumford & Sons – “Babel”

Top Latin Album

Jenni Rivera – “La Misma Gran Senora”

Top Dance Album
Madonna – “MDNA”

Top EDM Album
Skrillex – “Bangarang”

Top Christian Album
tobyMac – “Eye On It”

Top Hot 100 Song
Gotye Featuring Kimbra – “Somebody That I Used To Know”

Top Digital Song
Carly Rae Jepsen – “Call Me Maybe”

Top Radio Song
Gotye Featuring Kimbra – “Somebody That I Used To Know”

Top Streaming Song (Audio)
Gotye Featuring Kimbra – “Somebody That I Used To Know”

Top Streaming Song (Video)

PSY – “Gangnam Style”

Top Pop Song
Carly Rae Jepsen – “Call Me Maybe”

Top R&B Song
Rihanna – “Diamonds”

Top Rap Song
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz – “Thrift Shop”

Top Country Song
Taylor Swift – “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together”

Top Rock Song
Gotye Featuring Kimbra – “Somebody That I Used To Know” 

Top Latin Song
Michel Telo – “Ai Se Eu Te Pego”

Top Dance Song
Baauer – “Harlem Shake”

Top EDM Song
Baauer – “Harlem Shake”

Top Christian Song
Matt Redman – “10,000 Reasons (Bless The Lord)”


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