Taylor Swift Wins Top Country Album at 2022 Billboard Music Awards For ‘Red (Taylor’s Version)’
Taylor Swift took home the Top Country Album honor at the 2022 Billboard Music Awards.
On Sunday (May 15), the BBMAs were held in Sin City. Prior to the official NBC telecast, a number of the 62 awards were announced. Despite Swift being in the pop world, she took three country awards home. This was from the re-recording of Red (Taylor’s Version) which she released earlier this year.
Other nominees in this Billboard Music Awards country category included Florida Georgia Line, Life Rolls On, Lee Brice, Hey World, Taylor Swift, Fearless (Taylor’s Version), and Walker Hayes, Country Stuff: The Album.
Swift actually won the Top Country Album award for the original recording of Red back in 2012. This year, Taylor Swift also took home the Top Billboard 200 Artist, Top Country Artist, and Top Country Female Artist.
All About The 2022 Billboard Music Awards
The 2022 Billboard Music Awards are hosted by Sean “Diddy” Combs. This year’s program will include 62 categories spanning all musical genres. At 8 p.m. ET, the event will be broadcasted live on NBC and Peacock from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
Furthermore, Burna Boy, Florence + The Machine, Latto, Maxwell, Megan Thee Stallion, Morgan Wallen, and Rauw Alejandro are among the performers this year. Silk Sonic and the Red Hot Chili Peppers will also perform. Finally, Travis Scott, Becky G, Ed Sheeran, Elle King, and Miranda Lambert will perform.
Finally, Mary J. Blige will be presented with the 2022 Icon Award while the Billboard Music Award Changemaker will be presented to 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.