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Billboard Music Awards 2013: Full Winner List Includes Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift and More

May 20, 2013 (3:41 am) GMT
The May 19 event hosted by Tracy Morgan is wrapped up after Prince, who is honored with Billboard Icon Award, performs 'Let's Go Crazy'.

and were among big winners of the 2013 Billboard Music Awards. Collecting multiple prizes, the two walked away with at least two top honors from the annual prize-giving event.

The Biebs won Top Artist Award and Milestone Award among other prizes that night. "I'm 19 years old and I think I'm doing a pretty good job," he said on his acceptance speech when receiving the Milestone Award from presenter Green. The Canadian pop star was also named Top Male Artist and Top Social Artist.

Swift grabbed the coveted Top Artist gong, beating out other nominees which included , , Bieber and . She talked about how her music covered "extreme emotional spectrum... Those are the crazy emotions and I want to thank you for making it the soundtrack to your crazy emotions," before saying her relationship with her fans is "the longest and best relationship I ever had."

The "Mean" singer, who was tapped as a musical performer at the event, also won the Top Female Artist, Top Billboard 200 Artist, Top Country Artist, Top Billboard 200 Album as well as Top Country Album. Her song "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" was also picked as Top Country Song.

Winners in other major categories included One Direction (Top New Artist), (Top Rap Artist), Rihanna (Top R&B Artist), (Top Rock Artist). & Ryan Lewis got multiple prizes for their hit song "Thrift Shop", while won several gongs with "Somebody That I Used to Know".

The show additionally presented with Top Touring Artist and Top Dance Artist, honored posthumously with Top Latin Artist, and recognized 's career in music with Billboard Music Icon Award. Prince also closed out the show with his performance of "Let's Go Crazy".

This year's Billboard Music Awards was hosted by and aired live from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The star-studded show featured performances from , , , and among many others.

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ALBUM AWARDS: SONG AWARDS: SPECIAL AWARDS:
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