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.


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.