Rihanna was one of the biggest winners of the night before the ceremony even started!
Rihanna sweeps the R&B categories at the Billboard Music Awards taking place in Las Vegas today (March 19). The singer won an award in all three R&B categories — Top R&B Artist, Top R&B Album (“Unapologetic”), Top R&B Song (“Diamonds”) — and separate to R&B, Top Radio Songs Artist.
The singer is tied for second most awards of the night with Gotye. She was nominated for 10 awards in total. She did not appear at the ceremony.