Who took home the coveted Billboard Music Awards at this year’s event held earlier tonight in Las Vegas, Nevada? We have a complete list!

The ceremony included live performances from Carly Rae Jepsen, Chris Brown, Katy Perry, CeeLo Green, Kelly Clarkson, Linkin Park, and Nelly Furtado.

Spotlight Award
Katy Perry

Woman of the Year
Taylor Swift

Top Artist:
Justin Bieber
Eminem
Lady Gaga
Rihanna
Taylor Swift
Adele

Top New Artist:
Bad Meets Evil
Big Sean
Foster The People
Scotty McCreery
Wiz Khalifa

Top Male Artist:
Justin Bieber
Chris Brown
Drake
Lil Wayne
Bruno Mars

Top Female Artist:
Adele
Lady Gaga
Nicki Minaj
Katy Perry
Rihanna

Top Duo/Group:
The Black Eyed Peas
Coldplay
Lady Antebellum
LMFAO
Maroon 5

Top Billboard 200 Artist:
Adele
Justin Bieber
Michael Buble
Lady Gaga
Lil Wayne

Top Hot 100 Artist:
Adele
LMFAO
Bruno Mars
Katy Perry
Rihanna

Top Digital Songs Artist:
Adele
LMFAO
Bruno Mars
Katy Perry Rihanna

Top Radio Songs Artist:
Adele
Katy Perry
Bruno Mars
Nicki Minaj
Rihanna

Top Touring Artist:
Bon Jovi
Taylor Swift
Take That
U2
Roger Waters

Top Social Artist:
Justin Bieber
Eminem
Lady Gaga
Rihanna
Shakira

Top Streaming Artist:
Lil Wayne
LMFAO
Nicki Minaj
Bruno Mars
Rihanna

Top Digital Media Artist:
Adele
Justin Bieber
Lady Gaga
Lil Wayne
Rihanna

Top Pop Artist:
Adele
Lady Gaga
LMFAO
Katy Perry
Rihanna

Top R&B Artist:
Beyonce
Chris Brown
Cee Lo Green
Miguel
Rihanna

Top Rap Artist:
Drake
Lil Wayne
LMFAO
Nicki Minaj
Wiz Khalifa

Top Country Artist:
Jason Aldean
Zac Brown Band
Lady Antebellum
Blake Shelton
Taylor Swift

Top Rock Artist:
The Black Keys
Coldplay
Foster The People
Foo Fighters
Mumford & Sons

Top Alternative Artist:
The Black Keys
Coldplay
Foster The People
Foo Fighters
Mumford & Sons

Top Latin Artist:
Mana
Pitbull
Prince Royce
Romeo Santos
Shakira

Top Dance Artist:
David Guetta
Lady Gaga
LMFAO
Rihanna
Britney Spears

Top Christian Artist:
Casting Crowns
MercyMe
Skillet
Laura Story
Chris Tomlin

ALBUMS AWARDS:

Top Billboard 200 Album:
Adele – 21
Michael Buble – Christmas
Drake – Take Care
Lady Gaga – Born This Way
Lil Wayne – Tha Carter IV

Top Pop Album:
Adele – 19
Adele – 21
Michael Buble – Christmas
Lady Gaga – Born This Way
Justin Bieber – Under The Mistletoe

Top R&B Album:
Beyonce – 4
Mary J. Blige – My Life II …The Journey Continues (Act 1)
Chris Brown – F.A.M.E.
Jennifer Hudson – I Remember Me
Rihanna – Talk That Talk

Top Rap Album:
Bad Meets Evil – Hell: The Sequel
Drake – Take Care
Jay Z & Kanye West – Watch The Throne
Lil Wayne – Tha Carter IV
LMFAO – Sorry For Party Rocking

Top Country Album:
Jason Aldean – My Kinda Party
The Band Perry – The Band Perry
Luke Bryan – Tailgates & Tanlines
Lady Antebellum – We Own The Night
Scotty McCreery – Clear As Day

Top Rock Album:
Coldplay – Mylo Xyloto
Foo Figthers – Wasting Light
Foster The People – Torches
Mumford & Sons – Sigh No More
Nickelback – Here And Now

Top Alternative Album:
Coldplay – Mylo Xyloto
Foo Figthers – Wasting Light
Foster The People – Torches
Mumford & Sons – Sigh No More
Nickelback – Here And Now

Top Latin Album:
Camila – Dejarte De Amar
Cristian Castro – Viva El Principe
Mana – Drama Y Luz
Prince Royce – Prince Royce
Romeo Santos – Formula: Vol. 1

Top Dance Album:
David Guetta – Nothing But The Beat
Lady Gaga – Born This Way
Lady Gaga – The Fame
LMFAO – Sorry For Party Rocking
Skrillex – Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites

Top Christian Album:
Casting Crowns – Come To The Well
Casting Crowns – Until The Whole World Hears
Skillet – Awake
Laura Story – Blessings
Various Artists – Wow Hits 2012

SONG AWARDS:

Top Hot 100 Song:
Adele – “Rolling in the Deep”
LMFAO Feat. Lauren Bennett & GoonRock – “Party Rock Anthem”
Maroon 5 Feat. Christina Aguilera – “Moves Like Jagger”
Katy Perry Feat. Kanye West – “E.T.”
Pitbull Feat. Ne-Yo, Afrojack & Nayer – “Give Me Everything”

Top Digital Song:
Adele – “Rolling in the Deep”
LMFAO Feat. Lauren Bennett & GoonRock – “Party Rock Anthem”
LMFAO – “Sexy And I Know It”
Maroon 5 Feat. Christina Aguilera – “Moves Like Jagger”
Katy Perry Feat. Kanye West – “E.T.”

Top Radio Song:
Adele – “Rolling in the Deep”
LMFAO Feat. Lauren Bennett & GoonRock – “Party Rock Anthem”
Maroon 5 Featuring Christina Aguilera – “Moves Like Jagger”
Pitbull Feat. Ne-Yo, Afrojack & Nayer – “Give Me Everything”
Rihanna Feat. Calvin Harris – “We Found Love”

Top Streaming Song (Audio):
Adele – “Rolling in the Deep”
David Guetta Feat. Usher – “Without You”
Lil Wayne – “How To Love”
LMFAO Feat. Lauren Bennett & GoonRock – “Party Rock Anthem”
Nicki Minaj “Super Bass”

Top Streaming Song (Video):
Adele – “Someone Like You”
LMFAO Feat. Lauren Bennett & GoonRock – “Party Rock Anthem”
LMFAO – “Sexy And I Know It”
Bruno Mars – “The Lazy Song”
Nicki Minaj – “Super Bass”

Top Pop Song:
Adele – “Rolling in the Deep”
LMFAO Feat. Lauren Bennett & GoonRock – “Party Rock Anthem”
LMFAO – “Sexy And I Know It”
Maroon 5 Feat, Christina Aguilera – “Moves Like Jagger”
Katy Perry Feat. Kanye West – “E.T.”

Top R&B Song:
Chris Brown – “She Ain’t You”
Cee Lo Green – “Fk You (Forget You)
Jeremih Feat. 50 Cent – “Down On Me”
Miguel – “Sure Thing”
Kelly Rowland Feat. Lil Wayne – “Motivation”

Top Rap Song:
Flo Rida – “Good Feeling”
LMFAO Feat. Lauren Bennett & GoonRock – “Party Rock Anthem”
LMFAO – “Sexy And I Know It”
Nicki Minaj – “Super Bass”
Pitbull Feat. Ne-Yo, Afrojack & Nayer “Give Me Everything”

Top Country Song:
Jason Aldean – “Dirt Road Anthem”
Luke Bryan – “Country Girl (Shake It For Me)”
Eli Young Band – “Crazy Girl”
Lady Antebellum – “Just A Kiss”
Blake Shelton – “Honey Bee”

Top Rock Song:
Adele – “Rolling In The Deep”
Adele – “Someone Like You”
Coldplay – “Paradise”
Foo Fighters – “Walk”
Foster The People – “Pumped Up Kicks”

Top Alternative Song:
Adele – “Rolling In The Deep”
AWOLNATION – “Sail”
Coldplay – “Paradise”
Foster The People – “Pumped Up Kicks”
Mumford & Sons – “The Cave”

Top Latin Song:
Don Omar & Lucenzo – “Danza Kuduro”
Don Omar – “Taboo”
Pitbull – “Bon Bon”
Prince Royce – “Corazon Sin Cara”
Romeo Santos Feat. Usher – “Promise”

Top Dance Song:
Dev – “In The Dark”
David Guetta Feat. Usher – “Without You”
LMFAO Feat. Lauren Bennett & GoonRock – “Party Rock Anthem”
LMFAO – “Sexy And I Know It”
Britney Spears – “‘Til The World Ends”

Top Christian Song:
Casting Crowns – “Glorious Day (Living He Loved Me)”
Jamie Grace Feat. TobyMac – “Hold Me”
Mandisa – “Stronger”
Laura Story – “Blessings”
Matthew West – “Strong Enough”

Veronica Roth’s upcoming science fiction novel is titled Carve the Mark, and hits store shelves on January 17, 2017.

An official website (complete with a countdown clock!) launched Thursday morning. It reveals the cover (above) and synopsis for Carve the Mark, which will apparently appeal to “fans of Star Wars and Divergent.”

The cover is interesting, as it appears to show cuts made in stone, with something like gold seeping out of the openings. “Honor has no place in survival,” the book’s tagline reads.

Here’s the full synopsis:

On a planet where violence and vengeance rule, in a galaxy where some are favored by fate, everyone develops a currentgift, a unique power meant to shape the future. While most benefit from their currentgifts, Akos and Cyra do not—their gifts make them vulnerable to others’ control. Can they reclaim their gifts, their fates, and their lives, and reset the balance of power in this world?

Cyra is the sister of the brutal tyrant who rules the Shotet people. Cyra’s currentgift gives her pain and power — something her brother exploits, using her to torture his enemies. But Cyra is much more than just a blade in her brother’s hand: she is resilient, quick on her feet, and smarter than he knows.

Akos is from the peace-loving nation of Thuvhe, and his loyalty to his family is limitless. Though protected by his unusual currentgift, once Akos and his brother are captured by enemy Shotet soldiers, Akos is desperate to get his brother out alive — no matter what the cost. When Akos is thrust into Cyra’s world, the enmity between their countries and families seems insurmountable. They must decide to help each other to survive—or to destroy one another.

Intriguing! I’m liking the sound of these currentgifts and their influence on this science fiction world.

Previous reports have described Carve the Mark as the first part in a duology, with part 2 getting a release in 2018.

This will be the first book published since Roth wrapped up the Divergent Series. Although Allegiant was released in 2013, a book with short stories about Four arrived the following summer.

You can pre-order Carve the Mark here. Do you think you’ll be reading it?

Trials of Apollo: The Hidden Oracle may have only just crash-landed in a dumpster near you, but we’ve already got information on the second book!

According to his newly upgraded website (hey! us too!), the second book in Rick Riordan’s latest Greek mythology series will be released on May 2, 2017 and is titled The Dark Prophecy. That doesn’t sound ominous at all.

The synopsis reads, “Zeus has punished his son Apollo–god of the sun, music, archery, poetry, and more–by casting him down to earth in the form of a gawky, acne-covered 16-year-old mortal named Lester. The only way Apollo can reclaim his rightful place on Mount Olympus is by restoring several Oracles that have gone dark. What is affecting the Oracles, and how can Apollo/Lester do anything about them without his powers? After experiencing a series of dangerous–and frankly, humiliating–trials at Camp Half-Blood, Lester must now leave the relative safety of the demigod training ground and embark on a hair-raising journey across North America. Fortunately, what he lacks in godly graces he’s gaining in new friendships–with heroes who will be very familiar to fans of the Percy Jackson and the Olympians and Heroes of Olympus series. Come along for what promises to be a harrowing, hilarious, and haiku-filled ride.”

Riordan’s fancy new website has a cool feature where, as you scroll the page, the dotted yellow line is replaced by a solid red one, like you’re really seeing yourself exploring the world as you venture through his books. (Accurate.) The Hidden Oracle took place in New York City, but our map tells us Apollo will be venturing into the unknown for the second book. Or has that bit of information just not been set in stone yet? There was something about Indiana…and bananas.

The Trials of Apollo is already off to a fantastic start. Check back later for our review of The Hidden Oracle and other in-depth coverage.

What did you think of ‘The Hidden Oracle’?

‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ originally opened with Luke Skywalker’s hand

The space ship giving the finger to the audience wasn't how The Force Awakens was meant to open at all.

8:53 am EDT, May 5, 2016

Star Wars: The Force Awakens made us wait until the very end before they revealed Luke Skywalker. But that wasn’t always the plan, according to Mark Hamill.

The opening shot of The Force Awakens is pretty iconic, and (unintentionally?) hilarious: A giant space ship blocks out our view of a planet, and for a second, J.J. Abrams is almost definitely giving the audience the finger.

Star Wars opening

Perhaps that finger says, “Suck it nerdz, I’m gonna make you sit through this whole film before revealing Luke Skywalker!” Because, as it turns out, we almost saw a bit of him right at the very start of the film.

Mark Hamill, speaking to The Sun (via Collider), has revealed that the original opening shot was a teaser of sorts to the scene at Maz Kanata’s castle, in which Rey finds the lightsaber:

“I can tell you now that in the original opening shot of 7, the first thing that came into frame was a hand with a lightsaber, a severed hand that enters the atmosphere, and then the hand and bone burns away and goes sticking into the surface of Jakku, and this alien hand comes in, don’t know if it was Maz but it was an alien hand who takes the lightsaber way, and then the movie proceeds as you see it.”

So basically we were meant to believe that Luke’s hand fell from the Cloud City tower on Bespin in the Outer Rim Territories (where he battled Darth Vader in The Empire Strikes Back), into space, and somehow found its way to Jakku?

Gotta say, as cool of an image that would have been, it wouldn’t have made a lot of sense.

It does help to fill in some of the gaps about just how Luke’s original lightsaber came into Maz’s possession, however. How do you think she got her hands (too soon?) on it?

Would you have preferred ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ opening with Luke’s hand and the lightsaber?