Billboard is known for keeping track of album sales, downloads, and streams each week, but each year they also hold a Live Music Summit each year. And as a part of that Summit ae the Billboard Live Music Awards.

The 2018 edition of those awards were held in Beverly Hills with comedian Roy Wood Jr serving as host.

This year’s awards included the new honours for Artist of the Year, the Chip Hooper Award, and Comedian of the Year.

2018 Billboard Live Music Award winners:
Legend of Live: John Mayer
Artist of the Year: Shawn Mendes
Chip Hooper Award: Kelly Stelbasky of Live
Nation
Comedian of the Year: Sebastian Maniscalco
Breakthrough Artist: Post Malone
Top World Tour: Ed Sheeran
Top U.S. Tour: Taylor Swift
Top Tour and Top Draw: Ed Sheeran
Top Comedy Tour: Kevin Hart
Top Festival: Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival
Top Agency: CAA
Concert Marketing and Promotion: Khalid x Hollister
Top Manager: Dre London
Top Arena: Madison Square Garden in New York City
Top Venue with under 10,000 seats: Radio City Music Hall in New York City
Top Venue with under 5,000 seats: The Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas
Top Club with under 2,000 person capacity: Brooklyn Steel in Brooklyn, NY
Top Amphitheater: Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles
Top Promoters: Live Nation
Top Independent Promoter: OCESA-CIE
Top Boxoffice: U2 on Oct 19-25 at the Estadio do Morumbi in Sao Paolo, Brazil

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