Hozier + Coldplay Dominate Rock Categories at Billboard Music Awards
Hozier might just be establishing his own church, as the singer is absolutely dominating the rock-centric awards at tonight's Billboard Music Awards in deity-like fashion: He took home the award for Best Rock Artist and also won Best Rock Song for his international smash "Take Me to Church," beating out artists like Paramore, Fall Out Boy, Bastille and Coldplay, the latter of whom got their revenge by winning Top Rock Album for their record Ghost Stories.
Hozier also took to the stage to perform the aforementioned award-winning track at the awards. Check out video of the performance below, which was grandiose and true to the epic sensibilities he achieved in the massively popular studio version:
The Billboard Music Awards are still going strong, and a bunch of the honors have already been given out off-air, so check out our recap page for complete coverage of who won what.