Lindsey Stirling Wins Billboard Music Award

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Lindsey Stirling won the Billboard Music Award for Top Dance/Electronic Album on May 17, 2015, beating out top-selling artists Calvin Harris, Avicii, and Skrillex.

Stirling was also nominated for the Top Dance/Electronic Artist award. However, Calvin Harris ended up winning the category.

As a violinist, Stirling was thrilled that she won the Top Dance/Electronic Album award for her album “Shatter Me,” and told a reporter at the Billboard Music Awards,

I can’t believe I won!

In the video shown above, Stirling explained why she likes the fact that her music is difficult to categorize. “I feel like being able to defy categories is what makes us unique and what makes us special.”

Bridget is a newsroom writer at LDS.net. She graduated in April 2015 from Brigham Young University in communications with an emphasis of public relations. She served a Spanish speaking LDS mission in McAllen, Texas. She is a skilled pianist and an expert baker of chocolate chip cookies.