Congratulations to our User Cerulean for the top score of 91.67% when predicting the 2017 Billboard Music Awards winners on Sunday. He is just ahead of four people — Denton Davidson, Ryan Lapierre, Bee, Demi Jauregui — who each had 83.33% accuracy. He also has a great point score of 5,803 by using the 500 super bets wisely.
A total of 313 people worldwide predicted these winners for 12 categories. In a night of several upsets, our top scorer got an excellent 11 correct, missing only for Top Country Artist (choosing Florida Georgia Line over winner Blake Shelton). That means he predicted all of the wins by Drake, including Top Artist, Top Male Artist, Top Rap Artist, and Top Billboard 200 Album. He also picked the Beyonce victories for Top Female Artist, Top Touring Artist, and Top R&B Artist.
You can see how your score compares to all others in our leaderboard rankings of all contestants, which also includes links to see each participant’s predictions. to see your own scores, go to the user menu in the top right corner of every page of Gold Derby when you’re signed in to the site. Use drop down menu to go to “View Profile,” then look for the links to your “Award Show Scores.” Gold Derby must evaluate each potential winner’s eligibility as per our contest rules. If eligible, the first-place finisher gets a $100 Amazon gift card.
For Gold Derby’s Editors, Marcus Dixon, Paul Sheehan and Daniel Montgomery are best with 58.33% right. I am in the next spot with 50% correct. See Editors’ leaderboard.
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