Morgan Wallen Top Winner at 2023 Billboard Music Awards

Morgan Wallen’s major chart success led him to the top winner title at the 2023 Billboard Music Awards. Morgan took home six awards in all-genre categories – including Top Male Artist – and swept the country portion. Watch his acceptance speech here. With 15 career wins, Morgan now claims the second position, just behind Garth Brooks, as the top winning country artist at the BBMAs. Capping off his big night, Morgan was the lone country performer during the online-only show, performing “98 Braves” from his One Thing At A Time album, winner of Top Billboard 200 Album and Top Country Album.

Just behind Morgan in wins last night is Taylor Swift who claimed ten categories including Top Country Female Artist. She now ties Drake as with the most all-time wins (39). And, Taylor extended her records with her sixth and fifth wins as Top Billboard 200 Artist and Top Female Artist respectively. Watch her acceptance speech here.

First-time winner Zach Bryan made a splash with victories as Top New Artist and three wins in rock categories (Top Rock Artist, Top Rock Album – American Heartbreak, and Top Rock Song – “Something In The Orange”). For a full list of all winners, visit

Top Country Artist
Bailey Zimmerman
Luke Combs
Morgan Wallen — WINNER
Taylor Swift
Zach Bryan

Top Country Male Artist
Luke Combs
Morgan Wallen — WINNER
Zach Bryan

Top Country Female Artist
Lainey Wilson
Megan Moroney
Taylor Swift — WINNER

Top Country Duo/Group
Old Dominion
Zac Brown Band — WINNER (Watch Zac’s acceptance speech here.)

Top Country Touring Artist
George Strait
Luke Combs
Morgan Wallen — WINNER

Top Country Album
Luke Combs, Gettin’ Old
Luke Combs, Growin’ Up
Morgan Wallen, One Thing at a Time — WINNER
Taylor Swift, Speak Now (Taylor’s Version)
Zach Bryan, American Heartbreak

Top Country Song
Bailey Zimmerman, “Rock and a Hard Place”
Luke Combs, “Fast Car”
Morgan Wallen, “Last Night” — WINNER
Morgan Wallen, “You Proof”
Zach Bryan, “Something in the Orange”

Wins In Other Categories:

Morgan Wallen – Top Male Artist, Top Hot 100 Artist, Top Streaming Songs Artist, Top Billboard 200 Album (One Thing At A Time), Top Hot 100 Song (“Last Night”), Top Streaming Song (“Last Night”)

Taylor Swift – Top Artist, Top Female Artist, Top Billboard 200 Artist, Top Hot 100 Songwriter, Top Radio Songs Artist, Top Song Sales Artist, Top Billboard Global 200 Artist, Top Billboard Global (Excl. U.S.) Artist, Top Selling Song (“Anti-Hero”)

Zach Bryan – Top New Artist, Top Rock Artist, Top Rock Album (American Heartbreak), Top Rock Song (“Something In The Orange”)

Image: Matt Paskert / Big Loud

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