Wiz Khalifa’s “See You Again” Wins Top Rap Song at 2016 Billboard Music Awards
Wiz Khalifa walked away from last night's Billboard Music Awards with a victory for Top Rap Song thanks to his Charlie Puth collaboration "See You Again" from the Fast & Furious 7 soundtrack.
The song is one of a select few that reached over a billion views on YouTube, joining ubiquitous records like Mark Ronson's "Uptown Funk" and Taylor Swift's "Shake It Off."
Wiz was one of only a handful of hip-hop guys to hit the red carpet on Sunday, including Ludacris, who co-hosted with Ciara. There were, on the other hand, a bunch of fine ass women who were in attendance.
Check out the full list of winners from tonight’s Billboard Music Awards right here.
It should be noted that the Billboard Music Awards differ from other award ceremonies in that they aren’t decided by a panel or a group of judges, but instead year-end chart performance. Read the complete explanation of how nominees are picked via Billboard below:
Billboard Music Awards finalists are based on key fan interactions with music, including album and digital songs sales, radio airplay, streaming, touring and social interactions on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Spotify and other popular online destinations for music. These measurements are tracked year-round by Billboard and its data partners, including Nielsen Music and Next Big Sound. The awards are based on the reporting period of tracking dates March 23, 2015 through March 17, 2016 and Billboard chart dates April 11, 2015 through April 2, 2016. Since 1940, the Billboard charts have been the go-to guide for ranking the popularity of songs and albums, and are the ultimate measure of a musician’s success.
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