Kanye West Wins Top Christian Album at 2022 Billboard Music Awards For ‘Donda’

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Kanye West won the Top Christian Album at the 2022 Billboard Music Awards for Donda.

Other nominees in the category included Carrie Underwood (My Savior), CeCe Winans (Believe for It), Phil Wickham (Hymn of Heaven), and Elevation Worship & Maverick City Music (Old Church Basement).

West took home an impressive six Billboard Music Awards this year in the Christian and Gospel categories for his work on Donda.

This year, Kanye West won Top Christian Artist, Top Gospel Artist, Top Rap Album, Top Gospel Album, Top Gospel Song, and Top Christian Song.

Meanwhile, Carrie Underwood was also nominated for Top Female Country Artist, Top Christian Artist, and Top Country Song.

All About The 2022 Billboard Music Awards

Sean “Diddy” Combs is hosting the 2022 Billboard Music Awards. This year’s awards show will feature 62 categories in all genres of music. The event will air live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas at 8 PM ET and stream exclusively on NBC and Peacock.

Performers include Burna Boy, Florence + The Machine, Latto, Maxwell, Megan Thee Stallion, Morgan Wallen, and Rauw Alejandro. Additionally, Red Hot Chili Peppers, and Silk Sonic will hit the stage. Finally, the final additions included Becky G, Ed Sheeran, Elle King & Miranda Lambert, and Travis Scott.

The show will also honor this year’s Icon Award recipient Mary J. Blige along with the Billboard Music Award Changemaker Mari Copeny.

In addition, for the 2022 Billboard Music Awards, five new categories were unveiled. The new categories include top Billboard Global 200 artist, top Billboard Global (excluding U.S. artist), top Billboard Global 200 song, and top Billboard Global (excluding U.S.) song.

Finally, this year’s awards are based on the tracking period of March 26, 2021, through March 17, 2022. That corresponds to Billboard chart dates of April 10, 2021, through March 26, 2022.

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