Adele, LMFAO Top Billboard Music Awards

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Adele dominated Sunday's Billboard Music Awards, taking home 12 trophies, including Top Artist.

The British singer, who did not attend the show, also triumphed in Top Female Artist, Top Billboard 200 Artist, Top Hot 100 Artist, Top Digital Songs Artist, Top Radio Songs Artist and Top Pop Artist. Her haul puts her three awards shy of Janet Jackson's record 15 awards in one year in 1990.

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LMFAO followed with six awards, including five for "Party Rock Anthem." Coldplay and Lil Wayne tied with four trophies.

Stevie Wonder earned the Icon Award and Whitney Houston received the Millennium Award, which was accepted by her daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown. (Watch below.)

"I really want to say thank you to everyone who supported us through it all," Brown said through tears. "Not just from when it was good, but when it was bad too — just everything. Thank you for showing that much love, because she deserved it. I'm just blessed to have been in such an incredible woman's life. There will never be another one — ever."



Jordin Sparks, who co-stars alongside Houston in this summer's Sparkle, performed "I Will Always Love You" in tribute to the late singer.

The show also featured several other tributes to fallen music superstars. Cee Lo Green performed the Beastie Boys' "(You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (to Party!)" for Adam "MCA" Yauch, who died May 4 of salivary gland cancer, and Natasha Bedingfield sang "Last Dance" in remembrance of Donna Summer, who died Thursday of lung cancer.

News of Bee Gee Robin Gibb's death from colorectal cancer broke shortly before the ceremony began. "His voice and music of the Bee Gees will live on forever," Julie Bowen, who co-hosted with her Modern Family husband Ty Burrell, said on the show.

See the full list of winners below.

Top Artist
Adele

Top New Artist
Wiz Khalifa

Top Male Artist
Lil Wayne

Top Female Artist
Adele

Top Duo/Group
LMFAO

Top Billboard 200 Artist
Adele

Top Hot 100 Artist
Adele

Top Digital Songs Artist
Adele

Top Radio Songs Artist
Adele

Top Touring Artist
U2

Top Social Artist
Justin Bieber

Top Streaming Artist
Rihanna

Top Digital Media Artist
Adele

Top Pop Artist
Adele

Top R&B Artist
Chris Brown

Top Rap Artist
Lil Wayne

Top Country Artist
Lady Antebellum

Top Rock Artist
Coldplay

Top Alternative Artist
Coldplay

Top Latin Artist
Shakira

Top Dance Artist
Lady Gaga

Top Christian Artist
Casting Crowns

Top Billboard 200 Album
Adele, 21

Top Pop Album
Adele, 21

Top R&B Album
Beyoncé, 4

Top Rap Album
Lil Wayne, Tha Carter IV

Top Country Album
Jason Aldean, My Kinda Party

Top Rock Album
Coldplay, Mylo Xyloto

Top Alternative Album
Coldplay, Mylo Xyloto

Top Latin Album
Romeo Santos, Formula: Vol. 1

Top Dance Album
Lady Gaga, Born This Way

Top Christian Album
Casting Crowns, Come To The Well

Top Hot 100 Song
LMFAO feat. Lauren Bennett & GoonRock "Party Rock Anthem"

Top Digital Song
LMFAO feat. Lauren Bennett & GoonRock "Party Rock Anthem"

Top Radio Song
Pitbull feat. Ne-Yo, Afrojack & Nayer "Give Me Everything"

Top Streaming Song (Audio)
Adele "Rolling in the Deep"

Top Streaming Song (Video)
Nicki Minaj "Super Bass"

Top Pop Song
LMFAO feat. Lauren Bennett & GoonRock "Party Rock Anthem"

Top R&B Song
Kelly Rowland feat. Lil Wayne "Motivation"

Top Rap Song
LMFAO feat. Lauren Bennett & GoonRock "Party Rock Anthem"

Top Country Song
Jason Aldean "Dirt Road Anthem"

Top Rock Song
Foster the People "Pumped Up Kicks"

Top Alternative Song
Adele "Rolling In The Deep"

Top Latin Song
Don Omar & Lucenzo "Danza Kuduro"

Top Dance Song
LMFAO feat. Lauren Bennett & GoonRock "Party Rock Anthem"

Top Christian Song
Laura Story "Blessings"

Billboard Icon Award
Stevie Wonder

Millennium Award
Whitney Houston


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