PHOTOS: Highlights from the Billboard Music Awards 2016

Madonna performs a tribute to Prince at the Billboard Music Awards at the T-Mobile Arena on Sunday, May 22, 2016, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

With a music video premiere from Adele, explosive throwback performances from Britney Spears and The GoGos, and amazing tribute performances from Kesha and Madonna, the Billboard Music Awards was one must-see night in music.

Here are some of the best moments from the show.

Here’s a complete list of winners:

Top Artist: Adele 

Billboard Chart Achievement Award (Fan-Voted): Rihanna

Top R&B Song: The Weeknd, “The Hills”

Top Billboard 200 Album: Adele, 25 

Top Male Artist: Justin Bieber

Top Country Song: Thomas Rhett, “Die A Happy Man”

Top Hot 100 Song: Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth, “See You Again”

Top Hot 100 Artist: The Weeknd

Top New Artist: Fetty Wap 

Top Female Artist: Adele

Top Duo/Group: One Direction

Top Billboard 200 Artist: Adele

Top Song Sales Artist: The Weeknd

Top Radio Songs Artist: The Weeknd

Top Streaming Songs Artist: The Weeknd

Top Social Media Artist: Justin Bieber

Top Touring Artist:Taylor Swift

Top R&B Artist: The Weeknd

Top Rap Artist: Drake

Top Country Artist: Luke Bryan 

Top Rock Artist: twenty one pilots

Top Latin Artist: Romeo Santos 

Top Dance/Electronic Artist: David Guetta

Top Christian Artist: Hillsong United

Top Gospel Artist: Kirk Franklin 

Top Soundtrack: Pitch Perfect 2 

Top R&B Album: The Weeknd, Beauty Behind the Madness

Top Rap Album: Meek Mill, Dreams Worth More Than Money 

Top Country Album: Chris Stapleton, Traveller

Top Rock Album: twenty one pilots, Blurryface

Top Latin Album: Juan Gabriel, Los Dúo 

Top Dance/Electronic Album: Zedd, True Colors

Top Christian Album: Lauren Daigle, How Can It Be 

Top Gospel Album: Kirk Franklin, Losing My Religion 

Top Selling Song: Adele, “Hello”

Top Radio Song: Walk the Moon, “Shut Up and Dance”

Top Streaming Song (Audio): The Weeknd, “The Hills”

Top Streaming Song (Video): Silentó, “Watch Me”

Top Rap Song: Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth, “See You Again”

Top Rock Song: Walk the Moon, “Shut Up And Dance”

Top Latin Song: Nicky Jam & Enrique Iglesias, “El Perdon”

Top Dance/Electronic Song: Major Lazer & DJ Snake Featuring MØ, “Lean On”

Top Christian Song: Hillsong UNITED, “Oceans (Where Feet May Fail)

Top Gospel Song: Kirk Franklin, “Wanna Be Happy?”

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