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Shenseea makes first appearance at Billboard Music Awards

International dancehall singer Shenseea made a special appearance as a presenter on Sunday night's staging of the Billboard Music Awards.
 
The event, which took place in Las Vegas, Nevada, saw her presenting the Pepsi Mic Drop Award to Glass Animals for their hit single Heat Waves. 
 
The self-proclaimed 'Shenyeng boss' attended the prestigious event with son Rajeiro, much to the delight of local fans. 
 
Shenseea's presence on such a major platform is being celebrated as a win for Jamaica, as she not only gave a shoutout to her homeland, but incorporated Jamaican patois.
 
Shenseea is being touted as the next big female act from the Caribbean, following in the footsteps of Barbadian pop star Rihanna.
 
Winners 
 
The Billboard awards saw newcomer Olivia Rodrigo as well as Drake, Doja Cat and Ye walking away with top honours.
 
Rodrigo, who received 13 nominations, secured six wins including Top New Artiste, Top Female Artiste, Top Hot 100 Artiste, Top Streaming Songs Artiste and Top Billboard 200 Artiste.
 
Rapper Drake was crowned Top Artiste, Top Male Artiste, Top Rap Male Artiste and Top Rap Album, while Doja Cat was honoured Top R&B Artiste, Top R&B Female Artiste and Top R&B Album.
 
Ye, formerly Kanye West, won Top Christian Artiste, Top Gospel Artiste, Top Christian Album, Top Gospel Album and Top Christian and Gospel Song.
 
Other winners include BTS for Top Duo/Group, The Weeknd for Top R&B Male, Megan Thee Stallion won Top Rap Female Artiste and Lil Nas X featuring Jack Harlow for Top Rap Song.
 
Mary J Blige was honoured with the icon award, presented by the legendary Janet Jackson. 


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