2021 iHeartRadio Music Awards: The Weeknd is the top winner

May 27, 2021

iHEARTRADIO MUSIC AWARDS Backplate 2021

The following is a press release from iHeartRadio:

EDITOR’S NOTE: The Weeknd won the most awards (five), including Song of the Year for “Blinding Lights.”

The 2021 iHeartRadio Music Awards brought the biggest names in entertainment together from the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles to celebrate all things music, live on FOX, iHeartMedia radio stations nationwide and on the iHeartRadio App, on Thursday, May 27. Hosted by Usher, the fan-fueled iHeartRadio Music Awards featured performances and incredible collaborations including The Weeknd with Special Guest Ariana Grande, Bruno Mars & Anderson .Paak (Silk Sonic), Dan + Shay, Doja Cat, Usher and more.

The 2021 iHeartRadio Music Awards honored the legendary Elton John with the 2021 iHeartRadio Icon Award, which was presented by Chris Martin and Lil Nas X. The award presentation also featured a special tribute performance from Brandi Carlile, Demi Lovato and H.E.R., honoring Elton John’s global impact on pop culture, longevity and continued relevance as a touring and radio force with a loyal fan base worldwide.

In addition, the show featured special appearances from Taylor Swift, Dua Lipa, Roddy Ricch, twenty one pilots, Megan Thee Stallion, LL Cool J, Nelly, Machine Gun Kelly, French Montana, Lil Jon, Robin Thicke, Joel McHale, Oliver Stark, Ryan Guzman, Gabby Barrett, Ava Max, Raphael Saadiq, AJR and more.

The official hashtag of the evening, #iHeartAwards2021, trended #1 on Twitter worldwide and in the U.S. 

The 2021 iHeartRadio Music Awards is available now through June 17 with On Demand, FOX NOW and Hulu. The award show is available to watch On Demand for customers of AT&T TV, Cox, DIRECTV, DISH, Spectrum, Sling TV, Verizon FiOS, XFINITY, YouTube TV and many more. Fans also can stream episodes on FOX NOW and Hulu.

Additional highlights included: 

  • The Weeknd with special guest Ariana Grande opened the 2021 iHeartRadio Music Awards with the first-ever performance together of their #1 hit “Save Your Tears” – their energy and vocals were unmatched as they serenaded a live audience.
  • Host of the 2021 iHeartRadio Music Awards, Usher hosted and jammed with other artists including LL Cool J, Elton John, Megan Thee Stallion, French Montana, twenty one pilots in“Club Ush” – a nightclub built on the side of The Dolby Theatre stage. During the show he also performed a medley of his hits, “Confessions,” “Love In This Club,” “U Don’t Have To Call,” “DJ Got Us Fallin’ In Love,” and “Scream,” before Lil Jon surprised the crowd by pulling up in a 1972 Impala to join Usher on stage for a performance of “Yeah.”
  • Winner of Best Duo/Group of the Year, Dan + Shay reunited with their full band for the first time to perform, “Glad You Exist.”
  • The chemistry ignited by Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak (Silk Sonic) around a candle-lit piano in “Club Ush” set the tone for an epic performance of “Leave The Door Open,” delivering all the feels.
  • Chris Martin from Coldplay and Lil Nas X presented Elton John with the 2021 iHeartRadio Icon Award. Demi Lovato, Brandi Carlile and H.E.R. performed a vibrant medley tribute of Elton’s biggest songs including “Bennie and The Jets,” “Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me” and “I’m Still Standing,” in honor of his 50-year career.
  • The biggest breakout artist of the year and winner of Best New Pop Artist, Doja Cat, put together a stunning visual performance of her biggest hits including “Say So,” “Streets” and “Kiss Me More.”

The following is the complete list of winners and nominees for the 2021 iHeartRadio Music Awards:

*=winner

Song of the Year:

  • “Blinding Lights” – The Weeknd*
  • “Circles” – Post Malone
  • “Don’t Start Now” – Dua Lipa
  • “ROCKSTAR” – DaBaby featuring Roddy Ricch
  • “Watermelon Sugar” – Harry Styles

Female Artist of the Year:  

  • Ariana Grande
  • Billie Eilish
  • Dua Lipa*
  • Megan Thee Stallion
  • Taylor Swift

Male Artist of the Year: 

  • Harry Styles
  • Justin Bieber
  • Post Malone
  • Roddy Ricch
  • The Weeknd*

Best Duo/Group of the Year: 

  • BTS
  • Dan + Shay*
  • Jonas Brothers
  • Maroon 5
  • twenty one pilots

Best Collaboration:

  • “Go Crazy” – Chris Brown & Young Thug
  • “Holy” – Justin Bieber featuring Chance the Rapper
  • “I Hope” – Gabby Barrett featuring Charlie Puth
  • “Mood” – 24kGoldn featuring iann dior
  • “Savage” (Remix) – Megan Thee Stallion featuring Beyoncé*

Best New Pop Artist: 

  • 24kGoldn
  • blackbear
  • Doja Cat*
  • JP Saxe
  • Pop Smoke

Pop Album of the Year:

  • folklore – Taylor Swift*

Alternative Rock Song of the Year:

  • “Bang!” – AJR
  • “Bloody Valentine” – Machine Gun Kelly
  • “everything i wanted” – Billie Eilish
  • “Level Of Concern” – twenty one pilots*
  • “Monsters” – All Time Low featuring blackbear

Alternative Rock Artist of the Year:

  • AJR
  • All Time Low
  • Billie Eilish
  • Cage the Elephant
  • twenty one pilots*

Best New Rock/Alternative Rock Artist:

  • Ashe
  • Dayglow
  • Powfu*
  • Royal & The Serpent
  • Wallows

Alternative Rock Album of the Year:

  • Tickets to My Downfall – Machine Gun Kelly*

Rock Song of the Year:

  • “Death By Rock And Roll” – The Pretty Reckless
  • “Patience” – Chris Cornell
  • “Shame Shame” – Foo Fighters*
  • “Shot In The Dark” – AC/DC
  • “Under The Graveyard” – Ozzy Osbourne

Rock Artist of the Year:

  • AC/DC
  • Five Finger Death Punch
  • Ozzy Osbourne
  • Shinedown
  • The Pretty Reckless*

Rock Album of the Year:

  • Power Up – AC/DC*

Country Song of the Year:

  • “Even Though I’m Leaving” – Luke Combs
  • “I Hope” – Gabby Barrett
  • “Nobody But You” – Blake Shelton with Gwen Stefani
  • “One Margarita” – Luke Bryan
  • “The Bones” – Maren Morris*

Country Artist of the Year:

  • Blake Shelton
  • Luke Bryan
  • Luke Combs*
  • Maren Morris
  • Thomas Rhett

Best New Country Artist:

  • Ashley McBryde
  • Gabby Barrett*
  • HARDY
  • Ingrid Andress
  • Jameson Rodgers

Country Album of the Year:

  • What You See Ain’t Always What You Get – Luke Combs*

Dance Song of the Year:

  • “Head & Heart” – Joel Corry x MNEK
  • “ily (i love you baby)” – Surf Mesa featuring Emilee
  • “Lasting Lover” – Sigala & James Arthur
  • “Rain On Me” – Lady Gaga & Ariana Grande
  • “Roses” (Imanbek Remix) – SAINt JHN*

Dance Artist of the Year: 

  • Anabel Englund
  • Diplo
  • Marshmello*
  • Surf Mesa
  • Tiësto

Dance Album of the Year:

  • Diplo Presents Thomas Wesley, Chapter 1: Snake Oil – Diplo*

Hip-Hop Song of the Year: 

  • “High Fashion” – Roddy Ricch featuring Mustard
  • “Life Is Good” – Future featuring Drake
  • “ROCKSTAR” – DaBaby featuring Roddy Ricch             
  • “Savage” (Remix) – Megan Thee Stallion featuring Beyoncé
  • “The Box” – Roddy Ricch*

Hip-Hop Artist of the Year: 

  • DaBaby
  • Lil Baby
  • Megan Thee Stallion
  • Pop Smoke
  • Roddy Ricch*

Best New Hip-Hop Artist:

  • Jack Harlow
  • Moneybagg Yo
  • Pop Smoke
  • Rod Wave
  • Roddy Ricch*

Hip-Hop Album of the Year:

  • My Turn – Lil Baby*

R&B Song of the Year: 

  • “B.S.” – Jhené Aiko featuring H.E.R.    
  • “Go Crazy” – Chris Brown & Young Thug*
  • “Heat” Chris Brown featuring Gunna
  • “Playing Games” – Summer Walker
  • “Slide” – H.E.R. featuring YG

R&B Artist of the Year: 

  • Chris Brown
  • H.E.R.*
  • Jhené Aiko
  • Snoh Aalegra
  • Summer Walker

Best New R&B Artist

  • Chloe x Halle  
  • Lonr.
  • Mahalia
  • Skip Marley
  • Snoh Aalegra*

R&B Album of the Year:

  • Chilombo – Jhene Aiko*

Latin Pop/Reggaeton Song of the Year:  

  • “Caramelo” – Ozuna
  • “Dákiti” – Bad Bunny & Jhay Cortez
  • “Hawái” (Remix) – Maluma & The Weeknd
  • “RITMO (Bad Boys For Life)” – Black Eyed Peas & J Balvin
  • “Tusa” – KAROL G & Nicki Minaj*

Latin Pop/Reggaeton Artist of the Year: 

  • Bad Bunny 
  • J Balvin*
  • KAROL G
  • Maluma
  • Ozuna

Best New Latin Artist: 

  • Chesca
  • Jay Wheeler
  • Natanael Cano
  • Neto Bernal
  • Rauw Alejandro*

Latin Pop/Reggaeton Album of the Year:

  • YHLQMDLG – Bad Bunny*

Regional Mexican Song of the Year:

  • “Palabra De Hombre” – El Fantasma
  • “Se Me Olvidó” – Christian Nodal*
  • “Sólo Tú” – Calibre 50
  • “Te Volvería A Elegir” – Calibre 50
  • “Yo Ya No Vuelvo Contigo” – Lenin Ramírez featuring Grupo Firme  

Regional Mexican Artist of the Year:  

  • Banda Los Sebastianes
  • Calibre 50
  • Christian Nodal*
  • Edwin Luna y La Trakalosa de Monterrey
  • Gerardo Ortíz

Regional Mexican Album of the Year:

  • AYAYAY! – Christian Nodal*

Producer of the Year: 

  • Andrew Watt
  • Dr Luke
  • Frank Dukes
  • Louis Bell
  • Max Martin*

Songwriter of the Year:

  • Ali Tamposi
  • Amy Allen
  • Ashley Gorley*
  • Dan Nigro
  • Finneas

Best Lyrics: *Socially Voted Category

  • “Adore You” – Harry Styles*
  • “Before You Go” – Lewis Capaldi
  • “Blinding Lights” – The Weeknd
  • “cardigan” – Taylor Swift
  • “Don’t Start Now” – Dua Lipa
  • “everything i wanted” – Billie Eilish
  • “I Hope” – Gabby Barrett featuring Charlie Puth
  • “If The World Was Ending” – JP Saxe featuring Julia Michaels
  • “Intentions” – Justin Bieber featuring Quavo
  • “Life Is Good” – Future featuring Drake

Best Cover Song: *Socially Voted Category

  • “Adore You” (Harry Styles) – Lizzo cover
  • “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You” (Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons) – Shawn Mendes cover
  • “Fix You” (Coldplay) – Sam Smith cover
  • “Heart Of Glass” (Blondie) – Miley Cyrus cover
  • “Juice” (Lizzo) – Harry Styles cover*

Best Fan Army: *Socially Voted Category

  • #Agnation – Agnez Mo
  • #Arianators – Ariana Grande
  • #Beliebers – Justin Bieber
  • #BLINK – BLACKPINK
  • #BTSARMY – BTS*
  • #Harries – Harry Styles
  • #Limelights – Why Don’t We
  • #Louies – Louis Tomlinson
  • #MendesArmy – Shawn Mendes
  • #NCTzens – NCT 127
  • #Selenators – Selena Gomez
  • #Swifties – Taylor Swift

Best Music Video: *Socially Voted Category

  • “Blinding Lights” – The Weeknd
  • “Don’t Start Now” – Dua Lipa
  • “Dynamite” – BTS*
  • “Hawái” – Maluma
  • “How You Like That” – BLACKPINK
  • “Life Is Good” – Future featuring Drake
  • “Rain On Me” – Lady Gaga & Ariana Grande
  • “WAP” – Cardi B featuring Megan Thee Stallion
  • “Watermelon Sugar” – Harry Styles
  • “Yummy” – Justin Bieber

Social Star Award: *Socially Voted Category

  • Dixie D’Amelio
  • Jaden Hossler
  • LILHUDDY
  • Nessa Barrett
  • Olivia Rodrigo*
  • Tate McRae

Favorite Music Video Choreography: *Socially Voted Category

  • BTS – Son Sung Deuk*
  • “34+35” (Ariana Grande) – Scott & Brian Nicholson
  • “Do It” (Chloe x Halle) – Kendra Bracy & Ashanti Ledon
  • “Honey Boo” (CNCO & Natti Natasha) – Kyle Hanagami
  • “Physical” (Dua Lipa) – Charm La’Donna
  • “Rain On Me” (Lady Gaga & Ariana Grande) – Richy Jackson
  • “Say So” (Doja Cat) –    Cortland Brown
  • WAP” (Cardi B featuring Megan Thee Stallion) – JaQuel Knight
  • “Bop” (DaBaby) – Coach Cherry & DaniLeigh

TikTok Bop of the Year (New Category): *Socially Voted Category 

  • “Blinding Lights” – The Weeknd*
  • “Lottery (Renegade)” – K CAMP
  • “Savage” – Megan Thee Stallion
  • “Savage Love” (Laxed-Siren Beat) – Jawsh 685, Jason Derulo
  • “Say So” – Doja Cat
  • “WAP” – Cardi B featuring Megan Thee Stallion

Label of the Year:

  • Republic Records*

Titanium Song of the Year:

  • “Blinding Lights” – The Weeknd*

Titanium Artist of the Year:

  • The Weeknd*

2021 iHeartRadio Music Awards: Harry Styles, Roddy Ricch are the top nominees

April 7, 2021

EDITOR’S NOTE: Harry Styles and Roddy Ricch lead the list of nominees, with seven nods each. Following close behind is The Weekend, with six nominations.

The following is a press release from iHeartRadio and Fox:

 iHeartMedia and FOX announced today the nominees for the 2021 iHeartRadio Music Awards, airing LIVE from The Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, Thursday, May 27 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live / PT tape-delayed) on FOX. The event also will be heard on iHeartMedia radio stations nationwide and on the iHeartRadio app.

Now in its eighth year, the iHeartRadio Music Awards will celebrate the most-played artists and songs on iHeartRadio stations and the iHeartRadio app throughout 2020, while also offering a preview of the upcoming hits of 2021. The show will feature award presentations in multiple categories, live performances from the biggest artists in music, surprise stage moments and will tell the stories of the winning artists’ road to #1.  Since the Awards’ inception in 2013, the show has included live performances and appearances by superstar artists, such as Alicia Keys, Bruno Mars, Garth Brooks, Rihanna, Halsey, Justin Bieber, John Legend, Kacey Musgraves, Chris Martin, Bon Jovi, Maroon 5, Camila Cabello, Taylor Swift, Katy Perry, Ed Sheeran, Big Sean, Sam Smith, Madonna, Blake Shelton, Pharrell, Pitbull and many others.

“The iHeartRadio Music Awards is a true awards show recognizing the artists and songs fans have listened to and loved all year long,” said John Sykes, President of Entertainment Enterprises for iHeartMedia. “We are excited to be continuing our partnership with FOX on this unforgettable evening of music and stories.”

Artists receiving multiple nominations include 24kGoldn, AC/DC, AJR, All Time Low, Ariana Grande, Bad Bunny, Beyoncé, Billie Eilish, blackbear, BLACKPINK, Blake Shelton, BTS, Calibre 50, Cardi B, Charlie Puth, Chris Brown, Christian Nodal, DaBaby, Doja Cat, Drake, Dua Lipa, Future, Gabby Barrett, H.E.R., Harry Styles, J Balvin, Jhené Aiko, JP Saxe, Justin Bieber, KAROL G, Lady Gaga, Luke Bryan, Luke Combs, Maluma, Maren Morris, Megan Thee Stallion, Ozuna, Ozzy Osbourne, Pop Smoke, Post Malone, Roddy Ricch, Shawn Mendes, Snoh Aalegra, Summer Walker, Surf Mesa, Taylor Swift, The Pretty Reckless, The Weeknd, twenty one pilots and Young Thug. All nominees are listed below. For a full list of categories, visit iHeartRadio.com/awards.

“We couldn’t be more excited for this year’s iHeartRadio Music Awards,” said Tom Poleman, Chief Programming Officer for iHeartMedia. “This year’s awards will be a can’t-miss music event.  We are looking forward to celebrating these top artists and their accomplishments, especially after a year that brought unprecedented challenges to the music industry and live events.”

In addition to paying tribute to music and artists, the 2021 iHeartRadio Music Awards will again celebrate the fans, giving iHeartRadio listeners the opportunity to decide winners in several new and established categories. Fan voting will determine this year’s Best Fan Army, Best Lyrics, Best Cover Song, Best Music Video, the Social Star Award, Favorite Music Video Choreography Award and the first-ever TikTok Bop of the Year Award.

Social voting begins today, April 7, and will close on May 19 at 11:59 PM ET for all categories. Fans can vote on Twitter using the appropriate category and nominee hashtags or by visiting iHeartRadio.com/awards

Due to the pandemic, the 2020 live TV broadcast event of the iHeartRadio Music Awards on FOX was cancelled and winners were revealed for the first time on-air throughout Labor Day weekend across iHeartRadio stations nationwide and on the iHeartRadio App. Among the many winners of the 2020 Awards were Lizzo for Song of the Year, Billie Eilish for Female Artist of the Year, Post Malone for Male Artist of the Year and Jonas Brothers for Best Duo/Group of the Year. The 2020 iHeartRadio Music Awards also honored Elton John with the Tour of the Year Award for his “Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour.”

This year’s awards will once again feature a broad array of categories — finalists (by alphabetical order) are:

Song of the Year:

  • “Blinding Lights” – The Weeknd
  • “Circles” – Post Malone
  • “Don’t Start Now” – Dua Lipa
  • “ROCKSTAR” – DaBaby featuring Roddy Ricch
  • “Watermelon Sugar” – Harry Styles

Female Artist of the Year:  

  • Ariana Grande
  • Billie Eilish
  • Dua Lipa
  • Megan Thee Stallion
  • Taylor Swift

Male Artist of the Year: 

  • Harry Styles
  • Justin Bieber
  • Post Malone
  • Roddy Ricch
  • The Weeknd

Best Duo/Group of the Year: 

  • BTS
  • Dan + Shay
  • Jonas Brothers
  • Maroon 5
  • twenty one pilots

Best Collaboration:

  • “Go Crazy” – Chris Brown & Young Thug
  • “Holy” – Justin Bieber featuring Chance the Rapper
  • “I Hope” – Gabby Barrett featuring Charlie Puth
  • “Mood” – 24kGoldn featuring iann dior
  • “Savage” (Remix) – Megan Thee Stallion featuring Beyoncé

Best New Pop Artist: 

  • 24kGoldn
  • blackbear
  • Doja Cat
  • JP Saxe
  • Pop Smoke

Alternative Rock Song of the Year:

  • “Bang!” – AJR
  • “Bloody Valentine” – Machine Gun Kelly
  • “everything i wanted” – Billie Eilish
  • “Level Of Concern” – twenty one pilots
  • “Monsters” – All Time Low featuring blackbear

Alternative Rock Artist of the Year:

  • AJR
  • All Time Low
  • Billie Eilish
  • Cage the Elephant
  • twenty one pilots

Best New Rock/Alternative Rock Artist:

  • Ashe
  • Dayglow
  • Powfu
  • Royal & The Serpent
  • Wallows

Rock Song of the Year:

  • “Death By Rock And Roll” – The Pretty Reckless
  • “Patience” – Chris Cornell
  • “Shame Shame” – Foo Fighters
  • “Shot In The Dark” – AC/DC
  • “Under The Graveyard” – Ozzy Osbourne

Rock Artist of the Year:

  • AC/DC
  • Five Finger Death Punch
  • Ozzy Osbourne
  • Shinedown
  • The Pretty Reckless

Country Song of the Year:

  • “Even Though I’m Leaving” – Luke Combs
  • “I Hope” – Gabby Barrett
  • “Nobody But You” – Blake Shelton with Gwen Stefani
  • “One Margarita” – Luke Bryan
  • “The Bones” – Maren Morris

Country Artist of the Year:

  • Blake Shelton
  • Luke Bryan
  • Luke Combs
  • Maren Morris
  • Thomas Rhett

Best New Country Artist:

  • Ashley McBryde
  • Gabby Barrett
  • HARDY
  • Ingrid Andress
  • Jameson Rodgers

Dance Song of the Year:

  • “Head & Heart” – Joel Corry x MNEK
  • “ily (i love you baby)” – Surf Mesa featuring Emilee
  • “Lasting Lover” – Sigala & James Arthur
  • “Rain On Me” – Lady Gaga & Ariana Grande
  • “Roses” (Imanbek Remix) – SAINt JHN

Dance Artist of the Year: 

  • Anabel Englund
  • Diplo
  • Marshmello
  • Surf Mesa
  • Tiësto

Hip-Hop Song of the Year: 

  • “High Fashion” – Roddy Ricch featuring Mustard
  • “Life Is Good” – Future featuring Drake
  • “ROCKSTAR” – DaBaby featuring Roddy Ricch             
  • “Savage” (Remix) – Megan Thee Stallion featuring Beyoncé
  • “The Box” – Roddy Ricch

Hip-Hop Artist of the Year: 

  • DaBaby
  • Lil Baby
  • Megan Thee Stallion
  • Pop Smoke
  • Roddy Ricch

Best New Hip-Hop Artist:

  • Jack Harlow
  • Moneybagg Yo
  • Pop Smoke
  • Rod Wave
  • Roddy Ricch

R&B Song of the Year: 

  • “B.S.” – Jhené Aiko featuring H.E.R.    
  • “Go Crazy” – Chris Brown & Young Thug
  • “Heat” Chris Brown featuring Gunna
  • “Playing Games” – Summer Walker
  • “Slide” – H.E.R. featuring YG

R&B Artist of the Year: 

  • Chris Brown
  • H.E.R.
  • Jhené Aiko
  • Snoh Aalegra
  • Summer Walker

Best New R&B Artist

  • Chloe x Halle  
  • Lonr.
  • Mahalia
  • Skip Marley
  • Snoh Aalegra

Latin Pop/Reggaeton Song of the Year:  

  • “Caramelo” – Ozuna
  • “Dákiti” – Bad Bunny & Jhay Cortez
  • “Hawái” (Remix) – Maluma & The Weeknd
  • “RITMO (Bad Boys For Life)” – Black Eyed Peas & J Balvin
  • “Tusa” – KAROL G & Nicki Minaj

Latin Pop/Reggaeton Artist of the Year: 

  • Bad Bunny 
  • J Balvin
  • KAROL G
  • Maluma
  • Ozuna

Best New Latin Artist: 

  • Chesca
  • Jay Wheeler
  • Natanael Cano
  • Neto Bernal
  • Rauw Alejandro

Regional Mexican Song of the Year:

  • “Palabra De Hombre” – El Fantasma
  • “Se Me Olvidó” – Christian Nodal
  • “Sólo Tú” – Calibre 50
  • “Te Volvería A Elegir” – Calibre 50
  • “Yo Ya No Vuelvo Contigo” – Lenin Ramírez featuring Grupo Firme  

Regional Mexican Artist of the Year:  

  • Banda Los Sebastianes
  • Calibre 50
  • Christian Nodal
  • Edwin Luna y La Trakalosa de Monterrey
  • Gerardo Ortíz

Producer of the Year: 

  • Andrew Watt
  • Dr Luke
  • Frank Dukes
  • Louis Bell
  • Max Martin

Songwriter of the Year:

  • Ali Tamposi
  • Amy Allen
  • Ashley Gorley
  • Dan Nigro
  • Finneas

Best Lyrics: *Socially Voted Category

  • “Adore You” – Harry Styles
  • “Before You Go” – Lewis Capaldi
  • “Blinding Lights” – The Weeknd
  • “cardigan” – Taylor Swift
  • “Don’t Start Now” – Dua Lipa
  • “everything i wanted” – Billie Eilish
  • “I Hope” – Gabby Barrett featuring Charlie Puth
  • “If The World Was Ending” – JP Saxe featuring Julia Michaels
  • “Intentions” – Justin Bieber featuring Quavo
  • “Life Is Good” – Future featuring Drake

Best Cover Song: *Socially Voted Category

  • “Adore You” (Harry Styles) – Lizzo cover
  • “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You” (Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons) – Shawn Mendes cover
  • “Fix You” (Coldplay) – Sam Smith cover
  • “Heart Of Glass” (Blondie) – Miley Cyrus cover
  • “Juice” (Lizzo) – Harry Styles cover

Best Fan Army: *Socially Voted Category

  • #Agnation – Agnez Mo
  • #Arianators – Ariana Grande
  • #Beliebers – Justin Bieber
  • #BLINK – BLACKPINK
  • #BTSARMY – BTS
  • #Harries – Harry Styles
  • #Limelights – Why Don’t We
  • #Louies – Louis Tomlinson
  • #MendesArmy – Shawn Mendes
  • #NCTzens – NCT 127
  • #Selenators – Selena Gomez
  • #Swifties – Taylor Swift

Best Music Video: *Socially Voted Category

  • “Blinding Lights” – The Weeknd
  • “Don’t Start Now” – Dua Lipa
  • “Dynamite” – BTS
  • “Hawái” – Maluma
  • “How You Like That” – BLACKPINK
  • “Life Is Good” – Future featuring Drake
  • “Rain On Me” – Lady Gaga & Ariana Grande
  • “WAP” – Cardi B featuring Megan Thee Stallion
  • “Watermelon Sugar” – Harry Styles
  • “Yummy” – Justin Bieber

Social Star Award: *Socially Voted Category

  • Dixie D’Amelio
  • Jaden Hossler
  • LILHUDDY
  • Nessa Barrett
  • Olivia Rodrigo
  • Tate McRae

Favorite Music Video Choreography: *Socially Voted Category

  • BTS – Son Sung Deuk
  • “34+35” (Ariana Grande) – Scott & Brian Nicholson
  • “Do It” (Chloe x Halle) – Kendra Bracy & Ashanti Ledon
  • “Honey Boo” (CNCO & Natti Natasha) – Kyle Hanagami
  • “Physical” (Dua Lipa) – Charm La’Donna
  • “Rain On Me” (Lady Gaga & Ariana Grande) – Richy Jackson
  • “Say So” (Doja Cat) –    Cortland Brown
  • WAP” (Cardi B featuring Megan Thee Stallion) – JaQuel Knight
  • “Bop” (DaBaby) – Coach Cherry & DaniLeigh

TikTok Bop of the Year (New Category): *Socially Voted Category 

  • “Blinding Lights” – The Weeknd
  • “Lottery (Renegade)” – K CAMP
  • “Savage” – Megan Thee Stallion
  • “Savage Love” (Laxed-Siren Beat) – Jawsh 685, Jason Derulo
  • “Say So” – Doja Cat
  • “WAP” – Cardi B featuring Megan Thee Stallion

Additional categories include Label of the Year, Titanium Song of the Year and Titanium Artist of the Year, and individual winners for Album of the Year in music’s biggest genres, including Pop, Country, Alternative Rock, Rock, Dance, Hip-Hop, R&B, Latin Pop/Reggaeton and Regional Mexican formats. Nominations are based on consumption data, including streaming, album sales, song sales and radio airplay.

For a full list of categories visit iHeartRadio.com/awards.

Proud partners of the 2021 iHeartRadio Music Awards include Taco Bell® and Dr Pepper Zero Sugar, with more to be announced.

iHeartRadio and Taco Bell are once again teaming up to celebrate the fans, artists and music that kept us all connected over the past year. Fans can tune in to a memorable moment in the show, compliments of iHeartRadio and Taco Bell.

Executive producers for the “iHeartRadio Music Awards” are Joel Gallen for Tenth Planet and John Sykes, Tom Poleman and Bart Peters for iHeartMedia. 

For breaking news and exclusive iHeartRadio Music Awards content visit iHeartRadio.com/awards or follow the social buzz on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Google+.

About iHeartMedia, Inc.

iHeartMedia, Inc. [Nasdaq: IHRT] is the leading audio media company in America, reaching over 250 million people each month.  It is number one in broadcast and streaming radio as well as podcasting and audio ad tech, and includes three segments: The iHeartMedia Multiplatform Group; the iHeartMedia Digital Audio Group; and the Audio and Media Services Group.

Visit iHeartMedia.com for more company information.

About FOX Entertainment

FOX Entertainment’s 30-year legacy of innovative, hit programming includes 9-1-1, 9-1-1: LONE STAR, THE MASKED SINGER, LEGO MASTERS, PRODIGAL SON, LAST MAN STANDING, THE SIMPSONS, “Empire,” “24,” “The X-Files” and “American Idol.” Delivering high-quality scripted, non-scripted, animation, live content and major sports, FOX won the 2019-2020 broadcast season for the first time in eight years and was the only major network to post year-over-year growth among Adults 18-49 and Total Viewers. In addition to its broadcast network, FOX Entertainment oversees the operations of FOX Alternative Entertainment, its in-house unscripted studio that produces THE MASKED SINGER, I CAN SEE YOUR VOICE and THE MASKED DANCER, among other series; and the award-winning animation studio Bento Box Entertainment, which produces animated content for FOX, including the Emmy Award-winning hit BOB’S BURGERS and DUNCANVILLE, THE GREAT NORTH and HOUSEBROKEN, as well as programming for other broadcast, streaming and cable platforms.  Tubi, FOX Entertainment’s fast-growing ad-supported video-on-demand (AVOD) service, features more than 30,000 movies and television series, and news content that’s available in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Australia.

2020 iHeartRadio Music Awards: Usher to host and perform; Justin Bieber, Halsey, Lizzo are also performing

January 29, 2020

Usher (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Songwriters Hall of Fame)

The following is a press release from iHeartMedia and Fox Entertainment:

iHeartMedia and FOX Entertainment announced today that eight-time Grammy award-winning artist Usher, who has sold more than 65 million albums worldwide, will host and perform during the 2020 iHeartRadio Music Awards. The event will also feature live performances from Halsey and Lizzo, as well as previously announced performer Justin Bieber, with more to be announced. The two-hour event will air live from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, Sunday, March 29 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live / PT tape-delayed) on FOX. The seventh annual iHeartRadio Music Awards will also broadcast live on iHeartMedia radio stations nationwide and iHeartRadio, the all-in-one digital music, podcast, on demand and live-streaming radio service.

“I’m so excited to host the 2020 iHeartRadio Music Awards and help celebrate the music that I and millions of other music lovers listened to this past year,” said Usher. “It’ll be like hanging out with old friends.”

Nominees for the 2020 iHeartRadio Music Awards were announced on January 8. Artists receiving multiple nominations include Ariana Grande, Bad Bunny, Billie Eilish, Camila Cabello, Cardi B, Daddy Yankee, Dan + Shay, Drake, Ed Sheeran, El Fantasma, Halsey, J Balvin, Jonas Brothers, Justin Bieber, Khalid, Kygo, Lil Nas X, Lizzo, Luke Combs, Maren Morris, Post Malone, Selena Gomez, SHAED, Shawn Mendes, Snow, Summer Walker and Taylor Swift. For a full list of nominees and categories, please visit iHeartRadio.com/awards.

This year’s awards will feature a broad array of categories, including Female Artist of the Year, Male Artist of the Year, Best Duo/Group of the Year and individual winners for Album of the Year in music’s biggest genres, including Pop, Country, Alternative Rock, Rock, Dance, Hip-Hop, R&B, Latin Pop/Urban and Regional Mexican formats.

In addition to paying tribute to music and artists, the 2020 iHeartRadio Music Awards will again celebrate the fans, giving iHeartRadio listeners the opportunity to decide winners in several new and established categories. Fan voting will determine this year’s Best Fan Army, Best Lyrics, Best Cover Song, Best Music Video, Best Remix, the Social Star Award, Favorite Tour Photographer and the first-ever Favorite Music Video Choreography Award.

Social voting began on January 8 and will close on Monday, March 23 at 8:00 PM ET / 5:00 PM PT for all categories except for Best Fan Army, which will continue through Friday, March 27 at 9:00 AM ET / 6:00 AM PT. Fans can vote on Twitter using the appropriate category and nominee hashtags or by visiting iHeartRadio.com/awards.

This year, iHeartRadio and Taco Bell’s Feed The Beat program are teaming up to reinforce a shared commitment to new artists. Leading up to and throughout the night of the awards, iHeartRadio and Taco Bell will showcase new artists across iHeartRadio platforms, so fans can see who’s next in music, alongside the biggest artists on the planet.

Tickets are currently on sale to the general public at AXS.com.

Proud partners of the 2020 iHeartRadio Music Awards include Taco Bell, with more to be announced.

Executive producers for the iHeartRadio Music Awards are Joel Gallen, for Tenth Planet, and John Sykes and Tom Poleman, for iHeartMedia.

For breaking news and exclusive iHeartRadio Music Awards content, visit iHeartRadio.com/awards or follow the social buzz on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Google+.

About iHeartMedia
iHeartMedia (NASDAQ: IHRT) is the number one audio company in the United States, reaching nine out of 10 Americans every month – and with its quarter of a billion monthly listeners, has a greater reach than any other media company in the U.S. The company’s leadership position in audio extends across multiple platforms, including more than 850 live broadcast stations in over 150 markets; digital radio via its iHeartRadio digital service available across more than 250 platforms and 2,000 devices; through its on-air influencers; social; branded iconic live music events; and podcasts as the #1 commercial podcast publisher. iHeartMedia also leads the audio industry in analytics, targeting and attribution for its marketing partners with its SmartAudio product, using data from its massive consumer base. Visit iHeartMedia.com for more company information.

About FOX Entertainment
A division of Fox Corporation, FOX Entertainment’s 30-year legacy of innovative, hit programming includes “9-1-1,” “The Masked Singer,” “Prodigal Son, “Empire,” “Last Man Standing,” “24,” “The X-Files” and “American Idol.” Delivering high-quality scripted, non-scripted and live content, FOX Entertainment’s broadcast network airs 15 hours of primetime programming a week, as well as major sports; and is the only major network to post year-over-year growth among viewers during the 2018-2019 broadcast season.

2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards: Backstreet Boys, Marshmello, Ella Mai and more added to lineup

March 12, 2019

Backstreet Boys
Backstreet Boys (Photo by Brian Friedman/iHeartRadio via Freeform)

The following is a press release from iHeartMedia and Fox:

iHeartMedia and Fox Broadcasting Company (FOX) announced that the Backstreet Boys, Ella Mai, lovelytheband and Marshmello with special guest Lauv will perform at the 2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards, plus Travis Barker and Yungblud will join Halsey as special guest performers. Previously announced performers include Alicia Keys, Ariana Grande, Halsey, Garth Brooks, John Legend and Kacey Musgraves, with a special appearance by Taylor Swift. Hosted by Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter T-Pain, the live two-hour event airs Thursday, March 14 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on Fox from Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

The sixth annual event will also air live on iHeartMedia radio stations nationwide and iHeartRadio, the all-in-one digital music, podcast, on demand and live-streaming radio service.

Award presenters for the March 14 telecast include Bebe Rexha, Elle Fanning, Jamie and Corinne Foxx, Katy Perry, Maren Morris, Nicole Scherzinger, Pharrell Williams, Robin Thicke, Shay Mitchell, Steven Tyler, Zedd and more.

The 2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards will also honor Alicia Keys with the iHeartRadio Innovator Award; Garth Brooks with the first-ever Artist of the Decade Award; Halsey with the iHeartRadio Fangirls Award presented by L’Oréal Paris; and Taylor Swift with the Tour of the Year Award.

For the 2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards, iHeartMedia has partnered with leading short-form mobile video app TikTok to present seven awards in the seven days leading up to the Thursday, March 14 telecast. Beginning last Thursday, March 7, winning artists are presented their awards and give acceptance speeches that air exclusively on the TikTok app each morning at 8:00 AM ET.  Already announced winners include Panic! At The Disco for Alternative Rock Album of the Year, Jason Aldean for Country Album of the Year, twenty one pilots for Rock Album of the Year, Marshmello for Dance Artist of the Year, Imagine Dragons for Most Thumbed Up Artist of the Year and the Chainsmokers for Dance Album of the Year with the award for Cutest Musician’s Pet to be presented Wednesday, March 13.

In addition, TikTok will partner with iHeartRadio to capture exclusive red carpet content available to fans @iHeart on TikTok.  The iHeartRadio Music Awards red carpet live stream will be available on iHeartRadio’s Facebook page and hosted by TikTok’s Nick Tangorra and iHeartRadio’s Elvis Duran, Danielle Monaro, Medha Gandhi and Maxwell, as well as iHeartRadio’s social correspondent Ellie Lee.

Nominees for the 2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards were announced on January 9. Artists receiving multiple nominations include Cardi B, Drake, Ariana Grande, Shawn Mendes, Post Malone, Maroon 5 and Imagine Dragons. For a full list of categories visit iHeartRadio.com/awards.

In addition to being a compelling celebration of music and artists, the 2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards will again celebrate the fans, giving iHeartRadio listeners the opportunity to decide winners in several new and established categories. Fan voting will determine this year’s Best Fan Army presented by Taco Bell®; Best Lyrics; Best Cover Song; Best Music Video; the Social Star Award; Best Solo Breakout; Cutest Musician’s Pet; and the first-ever Song That Left Us Shook and Favorite Tour Photographer awards.

Social voting began on January 9 and closed on March 7. Fans voted on Twitter using the appropriate category and nominee hashtags or by visiting iHeartRadio.com/awards.

Proud partners of the 2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards include “Five Feet Apart” in theaters March 15, Norwegian Cruise Line, L’Oréal Paris, Taco Bell®, TikTok and Total Wireless.

Executive producers for the iHeartRadio Music Awards are Joel Gallen for Tenth Planet and John Sykes, Tom Poleman and Lee Rolontz for iHeartMedia.

For breaking news and exclusive iHeartRadio Music Awards content visit iHeartRadio.com/awards or follow #iHeartAwards on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

Tickets are currently on sale to the general public at axs.com.

About Fox Broadcasting Company

Fox Broadcasting Company (FOX), a unit of 21st Century Fox, is home to some of the highest-rated and most acclaimed series on television, including 9-1-1, EMPIRE, THE ORVILLE, THE GIFTED, THE RESIDENT, LETHAL WEAPON, GOTHAM, STAR, THE SIMPSONS, FAMILY GUY, BOB’S BURGERS, HELL’S KITCHEN, MASTERCHEF, MASTERCHEF JUNIOR, THE FOUR: BATTLE FOR STARDOM, BEAT SHAZAM, SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE and GORDON RAMSAY’S 24 HOURS TO HELL AND BACK; as well as new series THE COOL KIDS, REL, LAST MAN STANDING, THE PASSAGE, PROVEN INNOCENT and THE MASKED SINGER. FOX airs 15 hours of primetime programming a week, as well as major sports and Sunday morning news. Through the FOX NOW app, FOX viewers can watch full episodes of their favorite FOX shows on a variety of digital platforms, while enjoying enhanced interactive and social capabilities around those shows. Download the FOX NOW app at www.fox.com/foxnow.  To watch primetime programming live on the web, visit www.fox.com/live. “Like” FOX on Facebook at www.facebook.com/FOXTV and follow the network on Twitter @FOXTV. For additional information about FOX, please visit www.fox.com.

About Microsoft Theater

Microsoft Theater hosts over 120 music, family, dance and comedy acts, award shows, televised productions, conventions and product launches with over 500,000 guests passing through the doors annually. The 7,100-seat theater offers guests mid-sized intimacy, with no seat further from the stage than 220 feet. Microsoft Theater offers 12,000 square feet of VIP & hospitality areas, 10 dressing rooms and state of the art technology making it is a favorite indoor venue for performers and fans alike. Since opening in October 2007 with six sold out shows featuring the Eagles and Dixie Chicks, Microsoft Theater has hosted concerts starring the most popular artists including Alan Jackson, Katy Perry, Charlie Wilson, Juan Gabriel, Aretha Franklin, Ed Sheeran, John Fogerty, Gabriel Iglesias, Kanye West, Marc Anthony, Sesame Street Live, John Legend, The Avett Brothers, Neil Young, Steely Dan, Trey Songz, Kelly Clarkson, Rush, Yanni, Nicki Minaj, Juanes, Cat Stevens, The American Idol Finale shows, Michael Jackson’s This is It, Straight Outta Compton, The Hunger Games and Twilight Movie Premieres and many more. Microsoft Theater is home to the American Music Awards, ESPYs, Primetime Emmy Awards, BET Awards, People’s Choice Awards, Radio Disney Music Awards, 2010, 2011 & 2015 MTV Video Music Awards, 2014 & 2015 MTV Movie Awards and the 2013 Rock N’ Roll Hall of Fame.

Microsoft Theater is centrally located within L.A. LIVE is a 4 million square foot / $3 billion downtown Los Angeles sports and entertainment district adjacent to STAPLES Center and the Los Angeles Convention Center featuring Microsoft Theater, a 7,100-seat live theatre, a 2,300 capacity live music venue, a 54-story, 1001-room convention “headquarters” destination (featuring The Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles and JW Marriott Los Angeles at L.A. LIVE  hotels and 224 luxury condominiums – The Ritz-Carlton Residences at L.A. LIVE – all in a single tower) , the GRAMMY Museum, the 14-screen Regal Cinemas L.A. LIVE Stadium 14 theatre, broadcast facilities for ESPN along with entertainment, residential, restaurant and office space.

About TikTok

TikTok is the world’s leading destination for short-form mobile videos. Our mission is to capture and present the world’s creativity, knowledge, and moments that matter in everyday life. TikTok empowers everyone to be a creator directly from their smartphones, and is committed to building a community by encouraging users to share their passion and creative expression through their videos. TikTok has offices in Beijing, Berlin, Jakarta, London, Los Angeles, Moscow, Mumbai, Sao Paulo, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, and Tokyo. In 2018, TikTok was one of the most downloaded apps in the world. TikTok is available worldwide for iOS and Android. Visit tiktok.com.

About iHeartMedia

iHeartMedia is the number one audio company in the United States, reaching nine out of 10 Americans every month – and with its quarter of a billion monthly listeners, has a greater reach than any other media company in the U.S. The company’s leadership position in audio extends across multiple platforms including 850 live broadcast stations; streaming music, radio and on demand via its iHeartRadio digital service available across more than 250 platforms and 2,000 devices including smart speakers, digital auto dashes, tablets, wearables, smartphones, virtual assistants, TVs and gaming consoles; through its influencers; social; branded iconic live music events; and podcasts as the #1 commercial podcast publisher globally. iHeartMedia also leads the audio industry in analytics and attribution technology for its marketing partners, using data from its massive consumer base. iHeartMedia is a division of iHeartMedia, Inc. (PINK: IHRTQ). Visit iHeartMedia.com for more company information.

2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards: T-Pain announced as host

March 7, 2019

T-Pain
T-Pain on “The Masked Singer” (Photo by Michael Becker/Fox)

The following is a press release from iHeartMedia and Fox:

iHeartMedia and Fox Broadcasting Company (FOX) announced today that Grammy Award®-winning singer and songwriter T-Pain will host the 2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards. The live, two-hour event airsThursday, March 14 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. The sixth annual iHeartRadio Music Awards will also air live on iHeartMedia radio stations nationwide and iHeartRadio, the all-in-one digital music, podcast, on demand and live-streaming radio service.

In addition to having two Grammy Awards® and 60 hit songs, T-Pain released his new album, “1UP,” from Cinematic Music Group, the same day he was named winner of Fox’s “The Masked Singer,” the season’s No. 1 new series. “1UP” has hit #1 on the iTunes Hip Hop charts and includes “Getcha Roll On,” featuring Tory Lanez, alongside new collaborations with Lil Wayne, Boosie Badazz, O.T Genasis, Russ and Cinematic label mate Flipp Dinero. T-Pain kicks off his tour for the new album March 16.  Last year, T-Pain launched the new Fuse TV series, “T-Pain’s School of Business,” and hosted several episodes of Red Bull’s live stream show, “Remix Lab.”

“The blessings keep rolling in. I am grateful and honored to host this year’s iHeartRadio Music Awards,” said T-Pain. “The past two weeks have been incredible, and the run continues. Thank you to everyone for all of the love and support. A special thanks to the iHeart team and FOX for having me.”

For the 2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards, iHeartMedia has partnered with leading short-form mobile video app TikTok to present seven awards in the seven days leading up to the Thursday, March 14, telecast.

Awards will be presented in the categories of Alternative Rock Album of the Year, Country Album of the Year, Rock Album of the Year, Dance Artist of the Year, Most Thumbed Up Artist of the Year, Dance Album of the Year and Cutest Musician’s Pet. Winning artists will be presented their awards and give acceptance speeches that will air exclusively on the TikTok app each morning at 8:00 AM ET, beginning today, Thursday, March 7.

In addition, TikTok will partner with iHeartRadio to capture exclusive red carpet content, available to fans @iHeart on TikTok. The iHeartRadio Music Awards red carpet live stream will be available on iHeartRadio’s Facebook page and hosted by TikTok’s Nick Tangorra and iHeartRadio’s Elvis Duran, Danielle Monaro, Medha Gandhi and Maxwell, as well as iHeartRadio’s social correspondent, Ellie Lee.

The 2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards will honor Alicia Keys with the iHeartRadio Innovator Award; Garth Brooks with the first-ever Artist of the Decade Award; Halsey with the iHeartRadio Fangirls Award presented by L’Oréal Paris; and Taylor Swift with the Tour of the Year Award. The two-hour event will also feature performances by Keys, Ariana Grande, Brooks, Halsey, John Legend, Kacey Musgraves and more, with a special appearance by Swift.

Nominees for the 2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards were announced on January 9. Artists receiving multiple nominations include Cardi B, Drake, Ariana Grande, Shawn Mendes, Post Malone, Maroon 5 and Imagine Dragons. For a full list of categories visit iHeartRadio.com/awards.

In addition to being a compelling celebration of music and artists, the 2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards will again celebrate the fans, giving iHeartRadio listeners the opportunity to decide winners in several new and established categories. Fan voting will determine this year’s Best Fan Army presented by Taco Bell®; Best Lyrics; Best Cover Song; Best Music Video; the Social Star Award; Best Solo Breakout; Cutest Musician’s Pet; and the first-ever Song That Left Us Shook and Favorite Tour Photographer awards.

Social voting began on January 9 and will close today, March 7. Fans can vote on Twitter using the appropriate category and nominee hashtags or by visiting iHeartRadio.com/awards.

Proud partners of the 2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards include “Five Feet Apart” in theaters March 15,Norwegian Cruise Line, L’Oréal Paris, Taco Bell®, TikTok and Total Wireless, with more to be announced.

Executive producers for the  2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards are Joel Gallen for Tenth Planet and John Sykes, Tom Poleman and Lee Rolontz for iHeartMedia.

For breaking news and exclusive iHeartRadio Music Awards content, visit iHeartRadio.com/awards or follow #iHeartAwards on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

Tickets are currently on sale to the general public at axs.com.

About iHeartMedia

iHeartMedia is the number one audio company in the United States, reaching nine out of 10 Americans every month – and with its quarter of a billion monthly listeners, has a greater reach than any other media company in the U.S. The company’s leadership position in audio extends across multiple platforms, including 850 live broadcast stations; streaming music, radio and on demand via its iHeartRadio digital service available across more than 250 platforms and 2,000 devices including smart speakers, digital auto dashes, tablets, wearables, smartphones, virtual assistants, TVs and gaming consoles; through its influencers; social; branded iconic live music events; and podcasts as the #1 commercial podcast publisher globally. iHeartMedia also leads the audio industry in analytics and attribution technology for its marketing partners, using data from its massive consumer base. iHeartMedia is a division of iHeartMedia, Inc. (PINK: IHRTQ). Visit iHeartMedia.com for more company information.

About Microsoft Theater

Microsoft Theater hosts over 120 music, family, dance and comedy acts, award shows, televised productions, conventions and product launches with over 500,000 guests passing through the doors annually. The 7,100-seat theater offers guests mid-sized intimacy, with no seat further from the stage than 220 feet. Microsoft Theater offers 12,000 square feet of VIP & hospitality areas, 10 dressing rooms and state-of-the-art technology, making it a favorite indoor venue for performers and fans alike. Since opening in October 2007 with six sold-out shows, featuring the Eagles and Dixie Chicks, Microsoft Theater has hosted concerts starring the most popular artists, including Alan Jackson, Katy Perry, Charlie Wilson, Juan Gabriel, Aretha Franklin, Ed Sheeran, John Fogerty, Gabriel Iglesias, Kanye West, Marc Anthony, Sesame Street Live, John Legend, The Avett Brothers, Neil Young, Steely Dan, Trey Songz, Kelly Clarkson, Rush, Yanni, Nicki Minaj, Juanes, Cat Stevens, the American Idol finale shows, Michael Jackson’s This is It, Straight Outta ComptonThe Hunger Games and Twilight movie premieres and many more. Microsoft Theater is home to the American Music Awards, ESPYs, Primetime Emmy Awards, BET Awards, People’s Choice Awards, Radio Disney Music Awards, 2010, 2011 & 2015 MTV Video Music Awards, 2014 & 2015 MTV Movie Awards and the 2013 Rock N’ Roll Hall of Fame.

Microsoft Theater is centrally located within L.A. LIVE, a 4 million square foot / $3 billion downtown Los Angeles sports and entertainment district adjacent to STAPLES Center and the Los Angeles Convention Center featuring Microsoft Theater, a 7,100-seat live theatre, a 2,300 capacity live music venue, a 54-story, 1001-room convention “headquarters” destination (featuring The Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles and JW Marriott Los Angeles at L.A. LIVE  hotels and 224 luxury condominiums – The Ritz-Carlton Residences at L.A. LIVE – all in a single tower) , the GRAMMY Museum, the 14-screen Regal Cinemas L.A. LIVE Stadium 14 theater, and broadcast facilities for ESPN along with entertainment, residential, restaurant and office space.

About TikTok

TikTok is the world’s leading destination for short-form mobile videos. Our mission is to capture and present the world’s creativity, knowledge and moments that matter in everyday life. TikTok empowers everyone to be a creator directly from their smartphones, and is committed to building a community by encouraging users to share their passion and creative expression through their videos. TikTok has offices in Beijing, Berlin, Jakarta, London, Los Angeles, Moscow, Mumbai, Sao Paulo, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore and Tokyo. In 2018, TikTok was one of the most downloaded apps in the world. TikTok is available worldwide for iOS and Android. Visittiktok.com.

2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards: Ariana Grande, John Legend, Alicia Keys, Garth Brooks among performers

February 27, 2019

 

The following is a press release from iHeartMedia and Fox:

iHeartMedia and Fox Entertainment (FOX) announced today that the 2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards will feature performances by Alicia Keys, Ariana Grande, Halsey, Garth Brooks, John Legend and Kacey Musgraves, with more to be announced. The live, two-hour event airs Thursday, March 14 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. The sixth annual 2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards will also air live on iHeartMedia radio stations nationwide and iHeartRadio, the all-in-one digital music, podcast, on demand and live-streaming radio service.

iHeartMedia also announced that Taylor Swift will receive the iHeartRadio Tour of the Year Award for her Reputation Stadium Tour. With more than two million tickets sold in the U.S. and grossing $266 million, it is the highest-selling U.S. tour in history by any artist. The Taylor Swift Reputation Stadium Tour broke Swift’s own record for highest-grossing tour by a woman. It was critically acclaimed for its cutting-edge, large-scale production value that gave tens of thousands of fans in attendance each night a rare and intimate glimpse at what makes Swift one of today’s greatest performers. The tour, which kicked off in May 2018 in Glendale, AZ, also traveled to Canada, Europe, Australia, New Zealand and Asia, and was made into a special concert film for Netflix. Swift will be in attendance to accept her award.

Nominees for the 2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards were announced on January 9. Artists receiving multiple nominations include Cardi B, Drake, Ariana Grande, Shawn Mendes, Post Malone, Maroon 5 and Imagine Dragons. For a full list of categories, visit iHeartRadio.com/awards.

In addition to being a compelling celebration of music and artists, the 2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards will again celebrate the fans, giving iHeartRadio listeners the opportunity to decide winners in several new and established categories. Fan voting will determine this year’s Best Fan Army, presented by Taco Bell®; Best Lyrics; Best Cover Song; Best Music Video; the Social Star Award; Best Solo Breakout; Cutest Musician’s Pet; and the first-ever Song That Left Us Shook and Favorite Tour Photographer awards.

Social voting began on January 9 and will close on March 7. Fans can vote on Twitter using the appropriate category and nominee hashtags or by visiting iHeartRadio.com/awards.

This year’s awards will feature a broad array of categories, including Artist of the Year, Best Duo/Group of the Year and individual winners for Album of the Year in music’s biggest genres, including Pop, Country, Alternative Rock, Rock, Dance, Hip-Hop, R&B, Latin and Regional Mexican formats. For the third year, the 2019 Best New Artist awards will be grouped by music format and format winners will then become finalists for the top title of Best New Artist.

Proud partners of the 2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards include the feature film “Five Feet Apart” in theaters March 15, L’Oréal Paris, Taco Bell®, TikTok and Total Wireless, with more to be announced.

Executive producers for the 2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards are Joel Gallen for Tenth Planet and John Sykes, Tom Poleman and Lee Rolontz for iHeartMedia.

For breaking news and exclusive iHeartRadio Music Awards content visit iHeartRadio.com/awards or follow #iHeartAwards on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

Tickets are currently on sale to the general public at axs.com.

About iHeartMedia

iHeartMedia is the number one audio company in the United States, reaching nine out of 10 Americans every month – and with its quarter of a billion monthly listeners, has a greater reach than any other media company in the U.S. The company’s leadership position in audio extends across multiple platforms including 850 live broadcast stations; streaming music, radio and on demand via its iHeartRadio digital service available across more than 250 platforms and 2,000 devices including smart speakers, digital auto dashes, tablets, wearables, smartphones, virtual assistants, TVs and gaming consoles; through its influencers; social; branded iconic live music events; and podcasts as the #1 commercial podcast publisher globally. iHeartMedia also leads the audio industry in analytics and attribution technology for its marketing partners, using data from its massive consumer base. iHeartMedia is a division of iHeartMedia, Inc. (PINK: IHRTQ). Visit iHeartMedia.com for more company information.

About Microsoft Theater

Microsoft Theater hosts over 120 music, family, dance and comedy acts, award shows, televised productions, conventions and product launches with over 500,000 guests passing through the doors annually. The 7,100-seat theater offers guests mid-sized intimacy, with no seat further from the stage than 220 feet. Microsoft Theater offers 12,000 square feet of VIP & hospitality areas, 10 dressing rooms and state of the art technology making it is a favorite indoor venue for performers and fans alike. Since opening in October 2007 with six sold out shows featuring the Eagles and Dixie Chicks, Microsoft Theater has hosted concerts starring the most popular artists including Alan Jackson, Katy Perry, Charlie Wilson, Juan Gabriel, Aretha Franklin, Ed Sheeran, John Fogerty, Gabriel Iglesias, Kanye West, Marc Anthony, Sesame Street Live, John Legend, The Avett Brothers, Neil Young, Steely Dan, Trey Songz, Kelly Clarkson, Rush, Yanni, Nicki Minaj, Juanes, Cat Stevens, The American Idol Finale shows, “Michael Jackson’s This is It,” “Straight Outta Compton,” “The Hunger Games” and “Twilight” move premieres and many more. Microsoft Theater is home to the American Music Awards, ESPYs, Primetime Emmy Awards, BET Awards, People’s Choice Awards, Radio Disney Music Awards, 2010, 2011 & 2015 MTV Video Music Awards, 2014 & 2015 MTV Movie Awards and the 2013 Rock N’ Roll Hall of Fame.

Microsoft Theater is centrally located within L.A. LIVE is a 4 million square foot / $3 billion downtown Los Angeles sports and entertainment district adjacent to STAPLES Center and the Los Angeles Convention Center featuring Microsoft Theater, a 7,100-seat live theatre, a 2,300 capacity live music venue, a 54-story, 1001-room convention “headquarters” destination (featuring The Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles and JW Marriott Los Angeles at L.A. LIVE  hotels and 224 luxury condominiums – The Ritz-Carlton Residences at L.A. LIVE – all in a single tower) , the GRAMMY Museum, the 14-screen Regal Cinemas L.A. LIVE Stadium 14 theatre, broadcast facilities for ESPN along with entertainment, residential, restaurant and office space.

2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards: Garth Brooks, Alicia Keys, Halsey receive special prizes

February 21, 2019

The following is a press release from iHeartMedia and Fox:

iHeartMedia and Fox Broadcasting Company (FOX) have announced that the 2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards will honor Alicia Keys with the iHeartRadio Innovator Award; Garth Brooks with the Artist of the Decade Award; and Halsey with the iHeartRadio Fangirls Award presented by L’Oréal Paris. The two-hour event airs live Thursday, March 14 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX from Microsoft Theater.

The sixth annual iHeartRadio Music Awards also will broadcast live on iHeartMedia radio stations nationwide and iHeartRadio, the all-in-one digital music, podcast, on demand and live-streaming radio service.

iHeartRadio will honor 15-time Grammy winner Alicia Keys with the coveted 2019 iHeartRadio Innovator Award for her unparalleled contributions to pop culture and social causes as an artist, songwriter, producer, entrepreneur and activist. She has released six critically acclaimed studio albums, including her game-changing debut, Songs in A Minor. She launched in 2018 She Is The Music (SITM), a nonprofit focused on driving equality, inclusivity and opportunity for women across the music community, which recently announced the launch of the largest global industry database for female creators and professionals. Keys is also a co-founder of the Keep a Child Alive non-profit organization, which partners with grass-roots organizations to combat the physical, social and economic impact of HIV on children, their families and their communities in Africa and India. Past honorees of the iHeartRadio Innovator Award include Pharrell, Justin Timberlake, U2, Bruno Mars and Chance The Rapper.

In addition, Garth Brooks will receive the first-ever iHeartRadio Artist of the Decade Award for his impact on the music industry as one of the world’s most successful and beloved artists. Brooks is the first recipient of this award, created to honor his outstanding achievements. He is the #1 selling solo artist in U.S. history, with more than 148 million albums sold. He also is the first-ever artist to be awarded seven diamonds by the RIAA for having seven albums certified with more than 10 million sales each.

Since the 1990s, Brooks has had nine #1 albums on Billboard’s Top 200 and 17 #1 albums on the Top Country Albums chart, spending more weeks at #1 on the album sales charts than any other artist since Soundscan’s inception. Brooks was recently named the inaugural inductee into the Live Music Hall of Fame and has been inducted into the Musicians Hall of Fame, International Songwriters Hall of Fame in New York, the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame and the Country Music Hall of Fame. The recent Garth Brooks World Tour with Trisha Yearwood smashed Brooks’ own previously held records by selling 6.4 million tickets, making it the biggest North American tour in history. In 2018, Brooks performed the first-ever concert at Notre Dame and sold out 84,000 tickets in under two hours.

At this year’s awards, L’Oréal Paris and iHeartRadio also will present Halsey with the 2019 Fangirls Award, which recognizes a female artist who has pushed boundaries with her music and message while inspiring her fans around the globe. The Fangirls Award presented by L’Oréal Paris celebrates the power of women coming together in support of other women. The award, inspired by L’Oréal Paris’ deep-rooted belief in the inherent worth of every woman, encourages fans to show their support and appreciation for women – and artists – who inspire and empower them.

Halsey embodies the L’Oréal Paris philosophy, “Because You’re Worth It,” demonstrating ambition, passion and a strong sense of self-worth by using her voice both in her chart-topping music – which has garnered more than 10 billion streams globally, nearly 8 million adjusted albums sold and 6 consecutive top 5 airplay singles, including 3 of which reached the #1 spot, and a 4th on its way – and championing causes she passionately believes in, including disenfranchised youth, women’s rights, mental health and the LGBTQ community. The alternative pop artist also is nominated in three 2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards categories, including Female Artist of the Year. Last year’s inaugural iHeartRadio Fangirls Award recipient was Camila Cabello.

Nominees for the iHEARTRADIO MUSIC AWARDS were announced on January 9. Artists receiving multiple nominations include Cardi B, Drake, Ariana Grande, Shawn Mendes, Post Malone, Maroon 5 and Imagine Dragons. For a full list of categories, visit iHeartRadio.com/awards.

Proud partners of the 2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards include L’Oréal Paris, Taco Bell® and Total Wireless, with more to be announced.

Executive producers for the iHeartRadio Music Awards are Joel Gallen for Tenth Planet Productions and John Sykes, Tom Poleman and Lee Rolontz for iHeartMedia.

For breaking news and exclusive iHEARTRADIO MUSIC AWARDS content, visit iHeartRadio.com/awards or follow #iHeartAwards on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

Tickets are currently on sale to the general public at axs.com.

About iHeartMedia

iHeartMedia is the number one audio company in the United States, reaching nine out of 10 Americans every month – and with its quarter of a billion monthly listeners, has a greater reach than any other media company in the U.S. The company’s leadership position in audio extends across multiple platforms including 850 live broadcast stations; streaming music, radio and on demand via its iHeartRadio digital service available across more than 250 platforms and 2,000 devices including smart speakers, digital auto dashes, tablets, wearables, smartphones, virtual assistants, TVs and gaming consoles; through its influencers; social; branded iconic live music events; and podcasts as the #1 commercial podcast publisher globally. iHeartMedia also leads the audio industry in analytics and attribution technology for its marketing partners, using data from its massive consumer base. iHeartMedia is a division of iHeartMedia, Inc. (PINK: IHRTQ). Visit iHeartMedia.com for more company information.

About Microsoft Theater

Microsoft Theater hosts over 120 music, family, dance and comedy acts, award shows, televised productions, conventions and product launches with over 500,000 guests passing through the doors annually. The 7,100-seat theater offers guests mid-sized intimacy, with no seat further from the stage than 220 feet. Microsoft Theater offers 12,000 square feet of VIP & hospitality areas, 10 dressing rooms and state of the art technology making it is a favorite indoor venue for performers and fans alike. Since opening in October 2007 with six sold out shows featuring the Eagles and Dixie Chicks, Microsoft Theater has hosted concerts starring the most popular artists including Alan Jackson, Katy Perry, Charlie Wilson, Juan Gabriel, Aretha Franklin, Ed Sheeran, John Fogerty, Gabriel Iglesias, Kanye West, Marc Anthony, Sesame Street Live, John Legend, The Avett Brothers, Neil Young, Steely Dan, Trey Songz, Kelly Clarkson, Rush, Yanni, Nicki Minaj, Juanes, Cat Stevens, The American Idol Finale shows, Michael Jackson’s This is It, Straight Outta Compton, The Hunger Games and Twilight Movie Premieres and many more. Microsoft Theater is home to the American Music Awards, ESPYs, Primetime Emmy Awards, BET Awards, People’s Choice Awards, Radio Disney Music Awards, 2010, 2011 & 2015 MTV Video Music Awards, 2014 & 2015 MTV Movie Awards and the 2013 Rock N’ Roll Hall of Fame.

Microsoft Theater is centrally located within L.A. LIVE is a 4 million square foot / $3 billion downtown Los Angeles sports and entertainment district adjacent to STAPLES Center and the Los Angeles Convention Center featuring Microsoft Theater, a 7,100-seat live theatre, a 2,300 capacity live music venue, a 54-story, 1001-room convention “headquarters” destination (featuring The Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles and JW Marriott Los Angeles at L.A. LIVE hotels and 224 luxury condominiums – The Ritz-Carlton Residences at L.A. LIVE – all in a single tower) , the GRAMMY Museum, the 14-screen Regal Cinemas L.A. LIVE Stadium 14 theatre, broadcast facilities for ESPN along with entertainment, residential, restaurant and office space.

2018 iHeartRadio Music Awards: Ed Sheeran, Bruno Mars among the big winners

March 11, 2018

by Carla Hay

With two awards each, Ed Sheeran, Bruno Mars, the Chainsmokers, Harry Styles, Niall Hiran, BTS and Luis Fonsi were among the top winners at the Fifth Annual iHeartRadio Music Awards, which was held on March 11, 2018, at the Forum in Los Angeles. The award show gives prizes based on work released by the artists in the previous year. Thanks in large part to their smash hit “Despacito,” Fonsi and Daddy Yankee were the leading nominees, with seven nominations each. In non-competitive categories, Bon Jovi received the IHeartRadio Icon Award, while Chance the Rapper was given the iHeartRadio Innovator Award.

The 2018 iHeartRadio Music Awards show simulcast live on TBS, TNT and truTV at 8 p.m. Eastern Time/5 p.m. Pacific Time; on iHeartMedia radio stations nationwide; and the iHeartRadio app, the free all-in-one digital music, podcasting and live streaming radio service. TV subscribers could also watch the iHeartRadio Music Awards on the truTV, TNT and TBS Apps. Most of the winners did not attend the show, which featured performances from Camila Cabello, Cardi B, Sheeran, G-Eazy, N.E.R.D., Maroon 5 and Charlie Puth.

For the first time ever, this year iHeartRadio presented seven awards in the seven nights leading up to the Sunday, March 11 telecast. Fan voting determined this year’s Best Fan Army presented by Taco Bell, Best Lyrics, Best Cover Song, Best Music Video, the Social Star Award, Best Solo Breakout and the first-ever Cutest Musician’s Pet, Best Boy Band and Best Remix awards. In addition, fans got to vote on social media during the show for winners of the Best Performance and Best Dressed awards.

For the second year, the 2018 Best New Artist awards will be grouped by music format and format winners will then become finalists for the top title of Best New Artist.

Partners of the 2018 iHeartRadio Music Awards include Taco Bell and Bioré Skincare, with more to be announced. The awards are produced by iHeartMedia and Den of Thieves. Executive Producers for iHeartMedia are John Sykes, Tom Poleman and Lee Rolontz.

Here are the winners and nominations for the 2018 iHeartRadio Music Awards:

*=winner

Song of the Year:

  • “Despacito” – Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber
  • “Shape Of You” – Ed Sheeran*
  • “Something Just Like This” – The Chainsmokers and Coldplay
  • “That’s What I Like” – Bruno Mars
  • “Wild Thoughts” – DJ Khaled featuring Rihanna and Bryson Tiller

Female Artist of the Year:

  • Alessia Cara
  • Halsey
  • P!NK
  • Rihanna
  • Taylor Swift*

Male Artist of the Year:

  • Bruno Mars
  • Charlie Puth
  • Ed Sheeran*
  • Shawn Mendes
  • The Weeknd

Best Duo/Group of the Year:

  • Imagine Dragons
  • Maroon 5*
  • Migos
  • Portugal. The Man
  • The Chainsmokers

Best Collaboration:

  • “Despacito” – Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber
  • “Don’t Wanna Know” – Maroon 5 featuring Kendrick Lamar
  • “Something Just Like This” – The Chainsmokers and Coldplay*
  • “Stay” – Zedd and Alessia Cara
  • “Wild Thoughts” – DJ Khaled featuring Rihanna and Bryson Tiller

Best New Pop Artist:

  • Camila Cabello
  • Julia Michaels
  • Liam Payne
  • Logic
  • Niall Horan*

Alternative Rock Song of the Year:

  • “Believer” – Imagine Dragons
  • “Feel It Still” – Portugal. The Man*
  • “Thunder” – Imagine Dragons
  • “Walk On Water” – Thirty Seconds To Mars
  • “Wish I Knew You” – The Revivalists

Alternative Rock Artist of the Year:

  • Cage The Elephant
  • Imagine Dragons*
  • Judah & The Lion
  • Kings Of Leon
  • Portugal. The Man

Best New Rock/Alternative Rock Artist:

  • Greta Van Fleet
  • Judah & The Lion*
  • K.Flay
  • Rag’n’Bone Man
  • The Revivalists

Rock Song of the Year:

  • “Go To War” – Nothing More
  • “Help” – Papa Roach
  • “Run” – Foo Fighters*
  • “Rx (Medicate)”” – Theory of a Deadman
  • “Song #3” – Stone Sour

Rock Artist of the Year:

  • Foo Fighters
  • Highly Suspect
  • Metallica*
  • Papa Roach
  • Royal Blood

Country Song of the Year:

  • “Body Like A Back Road” – Sam Hunt*
  • “Dirt On My Boots” – Jon Pardi
  • “Hurricane” – Luke Combs
  • “Small Town Boy” – Dustin Lynch
  • “Unforgettable” – Thomas Rhett

Country Artist of the Year:

  • Blake Shelton
  • Jason Aldean
  • Luke Bryan
  • Sam Hunt
  • Thomas Rhett*

Best New Country Artist:

  • Brett Young
  • Jon Pardi
  • Kane Brown
  • Lauren Alaina
  • Luke Combs*

Dance Song of the Year:

  • “It Ain’t Me” – Kygo and Selena Gomez
  • “No Promises” – Cheat Codes featuring Demi Lovato
  • “Rockabye” – Clean Bandit and Anne-Marie featuring Sean Paul
  • “Something Just Like This” – The Chainsmokers and Coldplay
  • “Stay” – Zedd and Alessia Cara*

Dance Artist of the Year:

  • Calvin Harris
  • Cheat Codes
  • Kygo
  • The Chainsmokers*
  • Zedd

Hip-Hop Song of the Year:

  • “Bad and Boujee” – Migos featuring Lil Uzi Vert
  • “Bodak Yellow” – Cardi B
  • “HUMBLE.” – Kendrick Lamar
  • “Rockstar” – Post Malone
  • “Wild Thoughts” – DJ Khaled featuring Rihanna and Bryson Tiller*

Hip-Hop Artist of the Year:

  • DJ Khaled
  • Drake
  • Future
  • Kendrick Lamar*
  • Migos

Best New Hip-Hop Artist:

  • 21 Savage
  • Cardi B*
  • GoldLink
  • Lil Uzi Vert
  • Playboi Carti

R&B Song of the Year:

  • “B.E.D.” – Jacquees
  • “Location” – Khalid
  • “Love Galore” – SZA featuring Travis Scott
  • “Redbone” – Childish Gambino
  • “That’s What I Like” – Bruno Mars*

R&B Artist of the Year:

  • Bruno Mars*
  • Childish Gambino
  • Khalid
  • Rihanna
  • The Weeknd

Best New R&B Artist:

  • 6LACK
  • Kehlani
  • Kevin Ross
  • Khalid*
  • SZA

Latin Song of the Year:

  • “Despacito” – Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee*
  • “El Amante” – Nicky Jam
  • “Hey DJ” – CNCO
  • “Mi Gente” – J Balvin featuring Willy William
  • “Súbeme La Radio” – Enrique Iglesias

Latin Artist of the Year:

  • CNCO
  • J Balvin
  • Luis Fonsi*
  • Nicky Jam
  • Shakira

Best New Latin Artist:

  • Abraham Mateo
  • Bad Bunny
  • Danny Ocean
  • Karol G
  • Ozuna*

Regional Mexican Song of the Year:

  • “Adios Amor” – Christian Nodal*
  • “Ella Es Mi Mujer” – Banda Carnaval
  • “Las Ultras” – Calibre 50
  • “Regresa Hermosa” – Gerardo Ortiz
  • “Siempre Te Voy A Querer” – Calibre 50

Regional Mexican Artist of the Year:

  • Banda Carnaval
  • Banda Los Recoditos
  • Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizarraga
  • Calibre 50*
  • Gerardo Ortiz

Best New Regional Mexican Artist:

  • Christian Nodal*
  • Edwin Luna y La Trakalosa de Monterrey
  • El Fantasma
  • Ulices Chaidez y Sus Plebes

Producer of the Year:

  • Andrew “Pop” Wansel and Warren “Oak” Felder
  • Andrew Watt*
  • Benny Blanco
  • Justin Tranter
  • Steve Mac

Best Lyrics: *Socially Voted Category

  • “Bodak Yellow” – Cardi B
  • “Despacito” – Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee
  • “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back” – Shawn Mendes
  • “Look What You Made Me Do” – Taylor Swift
  • “Perfect” – Ed Sheeran
  • “Slow Hands” – Niall Horan*

Best Cover Song: *Socially Voted Category

  • “All We Got” – Shawn Mendes
  • “Bad Liar” – HAIM
  • “Issues” – Niall Horan
  • “Lost” – Khalid
  • “Say You Won’t Let Go” – Camila Cabello and Machine Gun Kelly
  • “The Chain” – Harry Styles*
  • “Touch” – Ed Sheeran
  • “The Tribute Song” – Thirty Seconds To Mars

Best Fan Army presented by Taco Bell: *Socially Voted Category

  • Arianators – Ariana Grande
  • Beliebers – Justin Bieber
  • BTS Army – BTS*
  • Camilizers – Camila Cabello
  • EXO-L – EXO
  • Harmonizers – Fifth Harmony
  • Lovatics – Demi Lovato
  • Mendes Army – Shawn Mendes
  • Mixers – Little Mix
  • Selenators – Selena Gomez
  • Smilers – Miley Cyrus
  • Swifties – Taylor Swift

Best Music Video:*Socially Voted Category

  • “Bad Liar” – Selena Gomez
  • “Bodak Yellow” – Cardi B
  • “Despacito” – Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee
  • “I’m The One” – DJ Khaled
  • “Look What You Made Me Do” – Taylor Swift
  • “Malibu” – Miley Cyrus
  • “New Rules” – Dua Lipa
  • “Shape Of You” – Ed Sheeran
  • “Sign Of The Times” – Harry Styles*
  • “Sorry Not Sorry” – Demi Lovato
  • “Swish Swish” – Katy Perry
  • “That’s What I Like” – Bruno Mars
  • “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back” – Shawn Mendes

Social Star Award:*Socially Voted Category

  • Andrew Huang
  • Anitta*
  • Christian Collins
  • Conor Maynard
  • dodie
  • Gabbie Hanna
  • JoJo Siwa
  • Mariah Belgrod
  • Max & Harvey
  • RoomieOfficial

Cutest Musician’s Pet: (New Category) *Socially Voted Category

  • Batman – Demi Lovato
  • Bear Rexha – Bebe Rexha
  • Nugget – Katy Perry
  • Olivia – Taylor Swift
  • Pig Pig – Miley Cyrus
  • Toulouse – Ariana Grande*

Best Boy Band: (New Category) *Socially Voted Category

  • AJR
  • BTS*
  • CNCO
  • In Real Life
  • PRETTYMUCH
  • The Vamps
  • Why Don’t We

Best Solo Breakout:*Socially Voted Category

  • Camila Cabello
  • Harry Styles
  • Liam Payne
  • Louis Tomlinson*
  • Niall Horan

Best Remix: (New Category) *Socially Voted Category

  • “Bon Appétit” – Katy Perry, Migos and 3LAU
  • “Despacito” – Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber
  • “do re mi” ” – blackbear featuring Gucci Mane
  • “Friends” – Justin Bieber and BloodPop with Julia Michaels
  • “Havana” – Camila Cabello and Daddy Yankee
  • “Homemade Dynamite” – Lorde, Khalid, Post Malone and SZA
  • “May I Have This Dance” – Francis & The Lights featuring Chance The Rapper
  • “Mi Gente” – J Balvin and Willy William featuring Beyoncé
  • “Reggaetón Lento” – CNCO and Little Mix*

Additional categories include Biggest Triple Threat, Best Tour, Label of the Year, Most Thumbed Up Artist of the Year and Most Thumbed Up Song of the Year. For a full list of categories visit iHeartRadio.com/awards.

2018 iHeartRadio Music Awards: Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee lead with 7 nominations each

January 10, 2018

by Carla Hay

iHeartMedia and Turner the nominees have announced the nominations for the Fifth Annual iHeartRadio Music Awards, which will be held on March 11, 2018. at the Forum in Los Angeles. The award show gives prizes based on work released by the artists in the previous year. Thanks in large part to their smash hit “Despacito,” Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee are the leading nominees, with seven nominations each. The 2018 iHeartRadio Music Awards will be simulcast live on TBS, TNT and truTV at 8 p.m. Eastern Time/5 p.m. Pacific Time; on iHeartMedia radio stations nationwide; and the iHeartRadio app, the free all-in-one digital music, podcasting and live streaming radio service. TV subscribers can also watch the iHeartRadio Music Awards on the truTV, TNT and TBS Apps.

Artists receiving five nominations include Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran, Bruno Mars, Camila Cabello, Justin Bieber, the Chainsmokers and DJ Khaled.  Performers at the show are to be announced.

[February 1, 2018 UPDATE: Rihanna, Ed Sheeran and Camila Cabello have been announced as performers on the show.]

For the first time ever, this year iHeartRadio will present seven awards in the seven nights leading up to the Sunday, March 11 telecast. Each night at 8 p.m. ET, an artist will be presented their award and give an acceptance speech.

Fan voting will determine this year’s Best Fan Army presented by Taco Bell, Best Lyrics, Best Cover Song, Best Music Video, the Social Star Award, Best Solo Breakout and the first-ever Cutest Musician’s Pet, Best Boy Band and Best Remix awards. In addition, fans will get to vote on social media during the show for winners of the Best Performance and Best Dressed awards, which will be announced immediately after the event.

Social voting for the Social Star Award and Best Fan Army presented by Taco Bell award began through iHeartRadio’s social sites and in the iHeartRadio app on January 9. Social voting for all other categories begin January 10 and will close on March 4, with voting for the Social Star Award and the Best Fan Army presented by Taco Bell award continuing through the evening of the awards on March 11. Fans can vote by visiting iHeartRadio.com/awards.

For the second year, the 2018 Best New Artist awards will be grouped by music format and format winners will then become finalists for the top title of Best New Artist.

Tickets for the 2018 iHeartRadio Music Awards go on sale to the general public on January 12 at 10 a.m. Pacific Time at ticketmaster.com. Partners of the 2018 iHeartRadio Music Awards include Taco Bell and Bioré Skincare, with more to be announced. The awards are produced by iHeartMedia and Den of Thieves. Executive Producers for iHeartMedia are John Sykes, Tom Poleman and Lee Rolontz.

Here are the nominations for the 2018 iHeartRadio Music AwardsL

Song of the Year:

  • “Despacito” – Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber
  • “Shape Of You” – Ed Sheeran
  • “Something Just Like This” – The Chainsmokers and Coldplay
  • “That’s What I Like” – Bruno Mars
  • “Wild Thoughts” – DJ Khaled featuring Rihanna and Bryson Tiller

Female Artist of the Year: 

  • Alessia Cara
  • Halsey
  • P!NK
  • Rihanna
  • Taylor Swift

Male Artist of the Year: 

  • Bruno Mars
  • Charlie Puth
  • Ed Sheeran
  • Shawn Mendes
  • The Weeknd

Best Duo/Group of the Year: 

  • Imagine Dragons
  • Maroon 5
  • Migos
  • Portugal. The Man
  • The Chainsmokers

Best Collaboration:

  • “Despacito” – Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber
  • “Don’t Wanna Know” – Maroon 5 featuring Kendrick Lamar
  • “Something Just Like This” – The Chainsmokers and Coldplay
  • “Stay” – Zedd and Alessia Cara
  • “Wild Thoughts” – DJ Khaled featuring Rihanna and Bryson Tiller

Best New Pop Artist: 

  • Camila Cabello
  • Julia Michaels
  • Liam Payne
  • Logic
  • Niall Horan

Alternative Rock Song of the Year:

  • “Believer”  – Imagine Dragons
  • “Feel It Still” – Portugal. The Man
  • “Thunder” – Imagine Dragons
  • “Walk On Water” – Thirty Seconds To Mars
  • “Wish I Knew You” – The Revivalists

Alternative Rock Artist of the Year:

  • Cage The Elephant
  • Imagine Dragons
  • Judah & The Lion
  • Kings Of Leon
  • Portugal. The Man

Best New Rock/Alternative Rock Artist:

  • Greta Van Fleet
  • Judah & The Lion
  • K.Flay
  • Rag’n’Bone Man
  • The Revivalists

Rock Song of the Year:

  • “Go To War” – Nothing More
  • “Help” – Papa Roach
  • “Run” – Foo Fighters
  • “Rx (Medicate)”” – Theory of a Deadman
  • “Song #3” – Stone Sour

Rock Artist of the Year:

  • Foo Fighters
  • Highly Suspect
  • Metallica
  • Papa Roach
  • Royal Blood

Country Song of the Year:

  • “Body Like A Back Road” – Sam Hunt
  • “Dirt On My Boots” – Jon Pardi
  • “Hurricane” – Luke Combs
  • “Small Town Boy” – Dustin Lynch
  • “Unforgettable” – Thomas Rhett

Country Artist of the Year:

  • Blake Shelton
  • Jason Aldean
  • Luke Bryan
  • Sam Hunt
  • Thomas Rhett

Best New Country Artist:

  • Brett Young
  • Jon Pardi
  • Kane Brown
  • Lauren Alaina
  • Luke Combs

Dance Song of the Year:

  • “It Ain’t Me” – Kygo and Selena Gomez
  • “No Promises” – Cheat Codes featuring Demi Lovato
  • “Rockabye” – Clean Bandit and Anne-Marie featuring Sean Paul
  • “Something Just Like This” – The Chainsmokers and Coldplay
  • “Stay” – Zedd and Alessia Cara

Dance Artist of the Year: 

  • Calvin Harris
  • Cheat Codes
  • Kygo
  • The Chainsmokers
  • Zedd

Hip-Hop Song of the Year: 

  • “Bad and Boujee” – Migos featuring Lil Uzi Vert
  • “Bodak Yellow” – Cardi B
  • “HUMBLE.” – Kendrick Lamar
  • “Rockstar” – Post Malone
  • “Wild Thoughts” – DJ Khaled featuring Rihanna and Bryson Tiller

Hip-Hop Artist of the Year:

  • DJ Khaled
  • Drake
  • Future
  • Kendrick Lamar
  • Migos

Best New Hip-Hop Artist:

  • 21 Savage
  • Cardi B
  • GoldLink
  • Lil Uzi Vert
  • Playboi Carti

R&B Song of the Year:

  • “B.E.D.” – Jacquees
  • “Location” – Khalid
  • “Love Galore” – SZA featuring Travis Scott
  • “Redbone” – Childish Gambino
  • “That’s What I Like” – Bruno Mars

R&B Artist of the Year: 

  • Bruno Mars
  • Childish Gambino
  • Khalid
  • Rihanna
  • The Weeknd

Best New R&B Artist:

  • 6LACK
  • Kehlani
  • Kevin Ross
  • Khalid
  • SZA

Latin Song of the Year: 

  • “Despacito” – Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee
  • “El Amante” – Nicky Jam
  • “Hey DJ” – CNCO
  • “Mi Gente” – J Balvin featuring Willy William
  • “Súbeme La Radio” –  Enrique Iglesias

Latin Artist of the Year: 

  • CNCO
  • J Balvin
  • Luis Fonsi
  • Nicky Jam
  • Shakira

Best New Latin Artist: 

  • Abraham Mateo
  • Bad Bunny
  • Danny Ocean
  • Karol G
  • Ozuna

Regional Mexican Song of the Year:

  • “Adios Amor” – Christian Nodal
  • “Ella Es Mi Mujer” – Banda Carnaval
  • “Las Ultras” – Calibre 50
  • “Regresa Hermosa” – Gerardo Ortiz
  • “Siempre Te Voy A Querer” – Calibre 50

Regional Mexican Artist of the Year: 

  • Banda Carnaval
  • Banda Los Recoditos
  • Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizarraga
  • Calibre 50
  • Gerardo Ortiz

Best New Regional Mexican Artist:

  • Christian Nodal
  • Edwin Luna y La Trakalosa de Monterrey
  • El Fantasma
  • Ulices Chaidez y Sus Plebes

Producer of the Year:

  • Andrew “Pop” Wansel and Warren “Oak” Felder
  • Andrew Watt
  • Benny Blanco
  • Justin Tranter
  • Steve Mac

Best Lyrics: *Socially Voted Category

  • “Bodak Yellow” – Cardi B
  • “Despacito” – Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee
  • “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back” – Shawn Mendes
  • “Look What You Made Me Do” – Taylor Swift
  • “Perfect” – Ed Sheeran
  • “Slow Hands” – Niall Horan

Best Cover Song: *Socially Voted Category

  • “All We Got” – Shawn Mendes
  • “Bad Liar” – HAIM
  • “Issues” – Niall Horan
  • “Lost” – Khalid
  • “Say You Won’t Let Go” – Camila Cabello and Machine Gun Kelly
  • “The Chain” – Harry Styles
  • “Touch” – Ed Sheeran
  • “The Tribute Song” – Thirty Seconds To Mars

Best Fan Army presented by Taco Bell: *Socially Voted Category

  • Arianators – Ariana Grande
  • Beliebers – Justin Bieber
  • BTS Army – BTS
  • Camilizers – Camila Cabello
  • EXO-L – EXO
  • Harmonizers – Fifth Harmony
  • Lovatics – Demi Lovato
  • Mendes Army – Shawn Mendes
  • Mixers – Little Mix
  • Selenators – Selena Gomez
  • Smilers – Miley Cyrus
  • Swifties – Taylor Swift

Best Music Video:*Socially Voted Category

  • “Bad Liar” – Selena Gomez
  • “Bodak Yellow” – Cardi B
  • “Despacito” –  Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee
  • “I’m The One” – DJ Khaled
  • “Look What You Made Me Do” – Taylor Swift
  • “Malibu” – Miley Cyrus
  • “New Rules” – Dua Lipa
  • “Shape Of You” – Ed Sheeran
  • “Sign Of The Times” – Harry Styles
  • “Sorry Not Sorry” – Demi Lovato
  • “Swish Swish” – Katy Perry
  • “That’s What I Like” – Bruno Mars
  • “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back” – Shawn Mendes

Social Star Award:*Socially Voted Category

  • Andrew Huang
  • Anitta
  • Christian Collins
  • Conor Maynard
  • dodie
  • Gabbie Hanna
  • JoJo Siwa
  • Mariah Belgrod
  • Max & Harvey
  • RoomieOfficial

Cutest Musician’s Pet: (New Category) *Socially Voted Category

  • Batman – Demi Lovato
  • Bear Rexha – Bebe Rexha
  • Nugget – Katy Perry
  • Olivia – Taylor Swift
  • Pig Pig – Miley Cyrus
  • Toulouse – Ariana Grande

Best Boy Band: (New Category) *Socially Voted Category

  • AJR
  • BTS
  • CNCO
  • In Real Life
  • PRETTYMUCH
  • The Vamps
  • Why Don’t We

Best Solo Breakout:*Socially Voted Category

  • Camila Cabello
  • Harry Styles
  • Liam Payne
  • Louis Tomlinson
  • Niall Horan

Best Remix: (New Category) *Socially Voted Category

  • “Bon Appétit”  – Katy Perry, Migos and 3LAU
  • “Despacito” –  Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber
  • “do re mi” ” – blackbear featuring Gucci Mane
  • “Friends” – Justin Bieber and BloodPop with Julia Michaels
  • “Havana” – Camila Cabello and Daddy Yankee
  • “Homemade Dynamite” – Lorde, Khalid, Post Malone and SZA
  • “May I Have This Dance” – Francis & The Lights featuring Chance The Rapper
  • “Mi Gente” – J Balvin and Willy William featuring Beyoncé
  • “Reggaetón Lento” – CNCO and Little Mix

Additional categories include Biggest Triple Threat, Best Tour, Label of the Year, Most Thumbed Up Artist of the Year and Most Thumbed Up Song of the Year. For a full list of categories visit iHeartRadio.com/awards.

2017 iHeartRadio Music Awards: Drake is the top winner

March 5, 2017
2017 iHeartRadio Music Awards

Hip-hop star Drake won the most prizes (six) at the fourth annual iHeartRadio Music Awards, which took place March 5, 2017, at the Forum in Los Angeles. The event was televised live in the U.S. on TBS, TNT and truTV and simulcast on iHeartMedia stations nationwide, as well as on the digital music/live streaming radio service iHeartRadio.

Hosted by Ryan Seacrest, the show included musical performances by Bruno Mars, Katy Perry, Ed Sheeran, the Chainsmokers featuring Chris Martin, Shawn Mendes, Thomas Rhett, Noah Cyrus and Big Sean. iHeartRadio and Den of Thieves produced the show.

Drake went into the ceremony with 12 nominations, and won prizes such Hip-Hop Artist of the Year and Hip-Hop Album of the Year (for “Views”). The Chainsmokers had 11 nominations and ended up winning five awards:  Best New Artist, Best New Pop Artist, Best Dance Artist, Best Dance Album (for “Collage”) and Dance Song of the Year (for “Closer”).  Other multiple winners included Twenty One Pilots, Justin Bieber, Fifth Harmony and Adele.

The award show had several new categories in 2017. This year’s Best New Artist awards are grouped by music format, with the winners of each genre announced in February. Those winners then became finalists for the top title of Best New Artist presented by the all-new 2017 Subaru Impreza.  All nominees and winners are listed below. For a full list of categories visit iHeartRadio.com/awards.

Category finalists (by alphabetical order) are:

***=winner

Song of the Year
“Can’t Stop the Feeling” – Justin Timberlake***
“Cheap Thrills” – Sia featuring Sean Paul
“Closer” – The Chainsmokers featuring Halsey
“One Dance” – Drake featuring Wizkid and Kyla
“Stressed Out” – Twenty One Pilots

Female Artist of the Year
Adele***
Ariana Grande
Rihanna
Selena Gomez
Sia

Male Artist of the Year
Drake
Justin Bieber***
Luke Bryan
Shawn Mendes
The Weeknd

Best New Artist
Kelsea Ballerini
The Chainsmokers***
Chance the Rapper
CNCO
Jose Favela
The Strumbellas
Bryson Tiller

Best Duo/Group of the Year
Coldplay
DNCE
Florida Georgia Line
The Chainsmokers
Twenty One Pilots***

Best New Pop Artist
Alessia Cara
The Chainsmokers***
Daya
Lukas Graham
Zayn

Pop Album of the Year
“25” – Adele***

Producer of the Year
Benny Blanco***
The Chainsmokers
Mike Elizondo
Greg Kurstin
Max Martin

Alternative Rock Song of the Year
“Bored to Death” – Blink-182
“Dark Necessities” – Red Hot Chili Peppers
“Heathens” – Twenty One Pilots***
“Ride” – Twenty One Pilots***
“Trouble” – Cage the Elephant

Alternative Rock Artist of the Year
Blink-182
Cage the Elephant
Coldplay
The Strumbellas
Twenty One Pilots***

Best New Rock/Alternative Rock Artist (New Category)
Foals
Kaleo
Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats
Red Sun Rising
The Strumbellas***

Alternative Rock Album of the Year
“Blurryface” – Twenty One Pilots***

Rock Song of the Year
“Bang Bang” – Green Day***
“Dark Necessities” – Red Hot Chili Peppers
“Take Me Down” – The Pretty Reckless
“The Devil’s Bleeding Crown” – Volbeat
“The Sound Of Silence” – Disturbed

Rock Artist of the Year
Disturbed***
Five Finger Death Punch
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Shinedown
Volbeat

Rock Album of the Year
“Hardwired … To Self-Destruct” – Metallica***

Country Song of the Year
“Church Bells” – Carrie Underwood
“Snapback” – Old Dominion
“Somewhere on a Beach” – Dierks Bentley***
“T-Shirt” – Thomas Rhett
“You Should Be Here” – Cole Swindell

Country Artist of the Year
Carrie Underwood
Jason Aldean
Keith Urban
Luke Bryan
Thomas Rhett***

Best New Country Artist (New Category)
Chris Lane
Chris Stapleton
Granger Smith
Kelsea Ballerini***
Maren Morris

Country Album of the Year
“Traveller” – Chris Stapleton***

Dance Song of the Year
“Closer” – The Chainsmokers featuring Halsey***
“Cold Water” – Major Lazer featuring Justin Bieber and MØ
“Don’t Let Me Down” – The Chainsmokers featuring Daya
“I Took a Pill in Ibiza” – Mike Posner
“Let Me Love You” – DJ Snake featuring Justin Bieber

Dance Artist of the Year
Calvin Harris
DJ Snake
Flume
Major Lazer
The Chainsmokers***

Dance Album of the Year
“Collage” – The Chainsmokers***

Hip-Hop Song of the Year
“All The Way Up” – Fat Joe and Remy Ma featuring French Montana and Infared
“Controlla” – Drake
“For Free” – DJ Khaled featuring Drake
“One Dance” – Drake featuring Wizkid and Kyla***
“Panda” – Desiigner

Hip-Hop Artist of the Year
Desiigner
DJ Khaled
Drake***
Future
J. Cole

Best New Hip-Hop Artist
Chance The Rapper***
Desiigner
D.R.A.M.
Kent Jones
Kevin Gates

Hip-Hop Album of the Year
“Views” – Drake***

R&B Song of the Year
“Exchange” – Bryson Tiller
“Needed Me” – Rihanna
“No Limit” – Usher featuring Young Thug
“Sorry” – Beyoncé
“Work” – Rihanna featuring Drake***

R&B Artist of the Year
Beyoncé
Bryson Tiller
Rihanna
The Weeknd***
Usher

Best New R&B Artist (New Category)
Belly
Bryson Tiller***
Dreezy
Kayla Brianna
Ro James

R&B Album of the Year
“Anti” – Rihanna***

Latin Song of the Year
“Ay Mi Dios” – IAmChino featuring Pitbull, Yandel and El Chacal
“De Pies A Cabeza” – Mana featuring Nicky Jam
“Duele El Corazon” – Enrique Iglesias featuring Wisin***
“La Carretera” – Prince Royce
“Ya Me Enteré” – Reik featuring Nicky Jam

Latin Artist of the Year
Enrique Iglesias
J Balvin
Nicky Jam***
Prince Royce
Yandel

Best New Latin Artist
Carlos Rivera
Christian Daniel
CNCO***
IAmChino
Sofia Reyes

Latin Album of the Year
“Energia” – J Balvin***

Regional Mexican Song of the Year
“Amor Del Bueno” – Calibre 50
“Cicatrices” – Regulo Caro
“Me Está Gustando” – Banda Los Recoditos***
“¿Por Qué Terminamos?” – Gerardo Ortiz
“Solo Con Verte” – Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizárraga

Regional Mexican Artist of the Year
Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizárraga
Banda Los Recoditos
Calibre 50***
Gerardo Ortiz
Remmy Valenzuela

Best New Regional Mexican Artist
Adriel Favela
Banda Los Sebastianes
Cheyo Carrillo
Joss Favela***
La Séptima Banda

Regional Mexican Album of the Year
“Recuerden Mi Estilo” – Los Plebes Del Rancho De Ariel Camacho***

Best Lyrics (Socially Voted Category)
“7 Years” – Lukas Graham
“Came Here to Forget” – Blake Shelton
“Cheap Thrills” – Sia featuring Sean Paul
“Closer” – The Chainsmokers featuring Halsey
“Heathens” – Twenty One Pilots
“Love Yourself” – Justin Bieber***
“Scars to Your Beautiful” – Alessia Cara
“Send My Love (To Your New Lover)” – Adele
“Too Good” – Drake featuring Rihanna
“You Should Be Here” – Cole Swindell

Best Collaboration (Socially Voted Category)
“Cheap Thrills” – Sia featuring Sean Paul
“Closer” – The Chainsmokers featuring Halsey
“Don’t Let Me Down” – The Chainsmokers featuring Daya
“This Is What You Came For” – Calvin Harris featuring Rihanna
“Work” – Rihanna featuring Drake***

Best Cover Song (Socially Voted Category)
“All I Ask” – Bruno Mars
“Ex’s and Oh’s” – Fifth Harmony***
“Fast Car” – Justin Bieber
“Hands to Myself” – DNCE
“Here” – Shawn Mendes
“How Will I Know” – Ariana Grande
“Love on the Brain” – Kelly Clarkson
“Purple Rain” – Jennifer Hudson and the cast of “The Color Purple”
“Sound of Silence” – Disturbed
“Too Good” – Zara Larsson

Best Song from a Movie (Socially Voted Category)
“Can’t Stop the Feeling” – Justin Timberlake (from “Trolls”)
“Falling for You” – Ellie Goulding (from “Bridget Jones’s Baby”)
“Girls Talk Boys” – 5 Seconds of Summer (from “Ghostbusters”)***
“Heathens” – Twenty One Pilots (from “Suicide Squad”)
“Just Like Fire” – Pink (from “Alice Through the Looking Glass”)

Best Music Video (Socially Voted Category)
“Can’t Stop the Feeling” – Justin Timberlake
“Don’t Let Me Down” – The Chainsmokers featuring Daya
“Formation” – Beyoncé
“Hasta El Amanecer” – Nicky Jam
“Heathens” – Twenty One Pilots
“Hymn for the Weekend” – Coldplay
“I Took A Pill In Ibiza” – Mike Posner
“Pillowtalk” – Zayn
“Side to Side” – Ariana Grande featuring Nicki Minaj
“This Is What You Came For” – Calvin Harris featuring Rihanna
“Work” – Rihanna featuring Drake
“Work From Home” – Fifth Harmony featuring Ty Dolla Sign***

Best Underground Alternative Band: (Socially Voted Category)
Hey Violet
Pierce the Veil***
PVRIS
Sleeping With Sirens
Tonight Alive

Social Star Award (Socially Voted Category)
Alex Aiono from YouTube
Baby Ariel from Musical.ly
Emma McGann from YouNow
Hailey Knox from YouNow
Jack and Jack from Snapchat***
Jacob Sartorius from Musical.ly
Marcus Perez from Facebook
Steph Clavin from Instagram
Todrick Hall from YouTube
xYego from Smule

Best Fan Army presented by Taco Bell (Socially Voted Category)
5 Seconds of Summer – 5SOSFam
Ariana Grande – Arianators
Beyoncé – Beyhive
Britney Spears – Britney Army
Demi Lovato – Lovatics
Fifth Harmony – Harmonizers***
Justin Bieber – Beliebers
Katy Perry – KatyCats
Lady Gaga – Little Monsters
Rihanna – Rihanna Navy
Selena Gomez – Selenators
Shawn Mendes – Mendes Army
twenty one pilots – #twentyonepilots

Best Solo Breakout
Camila Cabello
Niall Horan
Louis Tomlinson
Olivia O’Brien
Zayn***

Best Tour
“A Headful of Dreams Tour” – Coldplay***

Most Thumbed Up Artist of the Year
Drake***

Most Thumbed Up Song of the Year
Drake featuring Wizkid & Kyla***

Label of the Year
Republic***

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