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Billboard Music Awards 2012 Winner's List: Chris Brown, Lil Wayne & More!

Who scooped the big prizes?

By Alicia Adejobi on Monday 21st May 2012 Photo by M. Barraza / WENN.com

Hip-Hop and R&B won big last night at the 2012 Billboard Music Awards, with Adele, Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj and many more taking home the big prizes.

Record-breaker Adele was the big winner of the night, taking home an incredible 12 awards for categories including Top Artist, Top Female Artist, Top Hot 100 Artist, Top Pop Artist, Top Pop Album, Top Billboard 200 Album for 21 and Top Streaming Song for 'Rolling In The Deep.'

Lil Wayne took home three awards for Top Male Artist, Top Rap Artist and Top Rap Album for Tha Carter IV, while Rihanna won Top Streaming Artist.

Chris Brown won Top R&B Artist, Beyonce won Best R&B Album for 4, and Kelly Rowland and Lil Wayne took the Top R&B Song for 'Motivation.'

Nicki Minaj took the Top Streaming Song (Video) for her hit 'Super Bass.'

Are you surprised by any of the winners?

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