When he received the award, he was surrounded by his family and friends, including his 4-year-old son, Adonis.

On May 24, 2021, Canadian superstar was named the artist of the decade at the 2021 Billboard Music Awards for his immense chart dominance over the past 10 years in American music. Since 2011, the superstar has released over six bodies of work and he’s made countless hits for himself and other artists.

When he received the award, he was surrounded by his family and friends, including his 4-year-old son, Adonis.

The award was held on May 23, 2021, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California. The ceremony is being broadcast live from NBC, and will be hosted by Nick JonasThe Weeknd received the most nominations on the ceremony, being nominated for sixteen awards, going on to win the most awards of the ceremony with 10 awards.

Performers at the award include DJ Khaled, H.E.R, Twenty One Pilots, Alicia Keys, Pink, Bad Bunny and more.