Though not in attendance, Kanye “Ye” West took residence six Billboard Music Awards Sunday night. He was probably the most awarded male artist of the night time. Whereas Olivia Rodrigo took residence seven trophies making her the massive winner on the BBMAs.

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Kanye ‘Ye’ West was named Prime Christian Artist on the Billboard Music Awards

In 2004, Kanye “Ye” West launched the one “Jesus Walks” off his debut album “Faculty Dropout.” The music was successful, successful Ye a Grammy Award for Finest Rap Music and reaching No. 11 on the Billboard Sizzling 100.

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Early in his profession, Ye’s music was not acknowledged primarily as Gospel or Christian. Nevertheless, the non secular undertones have continued in Ye’s music. In 2020, he took residence 4 Billboard Music Awards within the Christian and Gospel classes for Jesus is King.

On the 2022 Billboard Music Awards, Ye was a giant winner in Gospel and Christian classes for his 2021 album Donda. He earned the award for Prime Christian Artist, Prime Gospel Artist, Prime Christian Album, Prime Gospel Album, Prime Gospel Music, and Prime Christian Music.

Ye began a church in 2019

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In 2019, Ye began internet hosting his personal church service. Labeled “Sunday Service,” the invite-only Christian gatherings have been held at completely different places every week. The nontraditional service consisted of a choir performing varied gospel-tinged songs for a small crowd.

West advised David Letterman on the Netflix present My Subsequent Visitor Wants No Introduction, “It’s simply an thought we needed to open up our hearts to make music that we felt was as pure and as optimistic as attainable and simply do it for an hour each Sunday, and have one thing the place folks can simply come collectively and really feel good with their households.”

Finally, the service opened as much as most people. Based on the Solar, Ye registered Sunday Service as an official non-profit church in March of 2021. Amid his divorce from Kim Kardashian, Sunday Service stopped later that 12 months.

Ye now has 17 Billboard Music Awards

A tumultuous non-public life hasn’t stopped Ye from producing hits and successful awards. After his invitation to carry out on the Grammys was rescinded this 12 months, he nonetheless received two trophies. Ye took residence finest melodic rap and finest rap music.

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He at the moment holds 17 Billboard Music Awards and is tied with Eminem for seventh place on the all-time wins leaderboard. Drake has the report with 34 wins. Whereas Taylor Swift follows behind with 29 Billboard Music Awards.

Rookie Olivia Rodrigo had the most important night time on the 2022 BBMAs taking residence seven trophies. Based on Billboard, it was one of the spectacular showings for a brand new artist, with solely Subsequent (1998) and Ashanti (2002) taking residence extra trophies of their first 12 months with eight every.

Ye has been laying low since pulling out of Coachella. He was not in attendance final night.

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