Updated:
Original:

The List: Drake smashes Adele's record at the Billboard Music Awards

Drake had the night of his life at the Billboard Music Awards.

Drake took home 13 Billboard Music Awards and gave us a must-see acceptance speech and performance.

The 2017 Billboard Music Awards saw the Canadian rapper win a staggering amount of accolades, including Top Billboard Artist and Top Billboard Album for Views. Given that Adele's 12 wins in 2012 seemed like an immeasurable feat to overcome, from here on out we decree that anything in groups of 13 now be referred to as a "Drake's Dozen."

But Drake didn't just spend his Sunday winning statues. He performed "Glyachester" in the middle of the famous Bellagio fountain, and set social media on fire with an acceptance speech that saw him squash beef with Ludacris and hit on Vanessa Hudgens.

There was plenty of hip-hop to be had elsewhere on the Billboard Awards as well. Nicki Minaj opened the show with an elaborate medley performance and Diddy paid tribute to the late Notorious B.I.G. on what would have been Biggie's 45th birthday.

- Young M.A rolls up on critics with her new video for "Self M.Ade."

- Lil Yachty sails back into our lives with his agreeable new track "Yea."

- Snoop Dogg is preparing to bless us with a Gospel album. We're serious.

- RJ paints Los Angeles red with his new DJ Mustard-produced video "Brackin."

Like reading the List? You can hear it too. Listen to Go 95.3 every weekday at 10:30 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Next Up

Rent, mortgage, house, key, door

Victims of property manager's sexual harassment to get $736,000

It's part of a consent decree announced by the Department of Justice Monday.

The Liffey Pub Facebook

St. Paul's Irish pub The Liffey reveals it won't reopen

The beloved pub has been closed since the start of the pandemic.

Proctor football

Proctor football investigation: Case goes to county attorney

The office will review the evidence and consider possible criminal charges.

kirsten mitchell screegrab

'I’m heading home!': CA reporter announces return to WCCO

Kirsten Mitchell interned at WCCO years ago. Now, she's coming back as a reporter.

eggs

As part of price gouging settlement, farm to donate 1M eggs to food nonprofits

The egg producer will donate more than 1 million eggs to nonprofits fighting hunger.

plane, Piper PA-32

Sheriff: Witnesses saw plane 'performing aerial maneuvers' before fatal crash

The single-engine aircraft went down in northern Wisconsin, killing a brother and sister.

Screen Shot 2021-10-25 at 8.51.02 AM

Community rallies around Minnetonka HS dancer battling brain tumor

A fundraiser raised more than $44,000 of its $60,000 goal in the first two days.

twin city gardens

In rare move, MDH takes control of Minneapolis nursing home

The temporary receivership is to ensure resident safety.

Sen Mark Koran crop

Lawmaker deletes post encouraging donations to family charged in Capitol riot

Sen. Mark Koran, in his Facebook post, described them as "a good family!"

Related

Watch: Drake takes care of hosting the NBA Awards

Drake brought his comedic chops to the NBA's inaugural awards.

American Music Awards show this is Nicki Minaj and Drake's America

Drake was the big winner, but with two Nicki Minaj performances, it feels like we're all winners.

The world reacts to Drake's More Life

Drake's latest is one of the biggest hip-hop stories of this year.

Watch: Sampha's amazing reworking of Drake's 'Controlla'

You've never heard a Drake song quite like this.

The List: Wiz Khalifa's got a twist on Drake's 'Passionfruit'

When you're remixing like Wiz Khalifa, every day is 4/20!

The List: Travis Scott gives us record breaking 'Goosebumps'

Travis Scott performed 'Goosebumps' 14 times in a row. We're serious.

The List: Future teases 'Mask Off' in new trailer

Here's a 20-second trailer to his 'Mask Off' music video.

The List: 2 Chainz and Ty Dolla $ign bring a choir "Vibe" to Kimmel

2 Chainz celebrated the release of Pretty Girls Like Trap Music with a full choir.