SZA won the Billboard Music Award for Top R&B Female Artist

Cardi B, Drake, and JAY-Z also won non-televised awards.

May 20, 2018

The Billboard Music Awards will be televised later this evening, but the awards are already being given out. In the category for Top R&B Female Artist, SZA takes home the prize. SZA had one of the most critically acclaimed albums of 2017, with CTRL. She recently released a video for the song "Garden" which featured appearances by Donald Glover and her mother.

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The televised event will begin on NBC at 8:00 p.m. EST, but before then, several categories already have declared their winners, including JAY-Z, who won the award for Best Rap Tour, Drake, who won the award for Top Billboard 200 Artist, and Cardi B, who won for Top Rap Female Artist.

SZA won the Billboard Music Award for Top R&B Female Artist