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Nominees for the 2015 iHeartRadio Music Awards

With five nods apiece, Sam Smith and Iggy Azalea lead the field for the 2015 iHeartRadio Music Awards. Both are up for Artist of the Year, as are Ariana Grande,  Luke Bryan, and Taylor Swift. The remaining categories (also announced today) are listed below.

NBC will telecast the event live from the Shrine Auditorium on Sunday, March 29, from 8-11pm ET/PT. Last year's inaugural show attracted over 5.5m viewers and received 8.5 billion social impressions.

Song of the Year:
"All About That Bass," Meghan Trainor (Epic)
"All of Me," John Legend (Columbia)
"Happy," Pharrell Williams (Columbia)
"Shake It Off," Taylor Swift (Big Machine)
"Stay With Me," Sam Smith (Capitol)

Best Collaboration:
"Bang Bang," Jessie J + Ariana Grande + Nicki Minaj (Republic)
"Dark Horse," Katy Perry f/Juicy J (Capitol)
"Fancy," Iggy Azalea f/Charli XCX (Grand Hustle/Def Jam)
"Problem," Ariana Grande f/Iggy Azalea (Republic)
"Talk Dirty," Jason Derulo f/2 Chainz (Beluga Heights/Warner Bros.)

Best New Artist:
Bastille (Virgin)
Cole Swindell (Warner Bros.)
Iggy Azalea (Grand Hustle/Def Jam)
Meghan Trainor (Epic)
Sam Smith (Capitol)

Country Song of the Year:
"Bartender," Lady Antebellum (Liberty)
"Burnin' It Down," Jason Aldean (Broken Bow)
"Dirt," Florida Georgia Line (Republic Nashville)
"Give Me Back My Hometown," Eric Church (EMI Nashville)
"Play It Again," Luke Bryan (Capitol Nashville)

Hip Hop/R&B Song of the Year:
"Don't Tell 'Em," Jeremih f/YG (Def Jam)
"Drunk in Love," Beyoncé f/Jay Z (Columbia)
"Flawless," Beyoncé (Columbia)
"Loyal," Chris Brown f/Lil Wayne & Tyga (RCA)
"New Flame," Chris Brown f/Usher & Rick Ross (RCA)

Dance Song of the Year:
"Animals," Martin Garrix (Republic)
"Blame," Calvin Harris f/John Newman (Columbia)
"La La La," Naughty Boy f/Sam Smith (Capitol)
"Summer," Calvin Harris (Columbia)
"Waves," Mr. Probz (Left Lane)

Alternative Rock Song of the Year:
"Come With Me Now," KONGOS (Epic)
"Do I Wanna Know?," Arctic Monkeys (Domino)
"Fever," The Black Keys (Nonesuch/Warner Bros.)
"Something From Nothing," Foo Fighters (RCA)
"Take Me to Church," Hozier (Columbia

Best Lyrics:
"All of Me," John Legend (Columbia)
"Blank Space," Taylor Swift (Big Machine)
"Counting Stars," OneRepublic (Mosley/Interscope)
"Habits (Stay High)," Tove Lo (Island/Republic)
"Stay With Me," Sam Smith (Capitol)
"Thinking Out Loud," Ed Sheeran (Atlantic)

Best Fan Army:
5SOSFAM, 5 Seconds of Summer (Capitol)
Arianators, Ariana Grande (Republic)
Bey Hive, Beyoncé (Columbia)
Team Breezy, Chris Brown (RCA)                                                    
Sheerios, Ed Sheeran (Atlantic)
Church Choir, Eric Church (EMI Nashville)
Directioners, One Direction (SYCO/Columbia)
Selenators, Selena Gomez (Hollywood)
Mendes Army, Shawn Mendes (Island/Republic)
Swifties, Taylor Swift (Big Machine)

Renegade:
Brantley Gilbert (Valory)
Charli XCX (Atlantic)
Hozier (Columbia)
Iggy Azalea (Grand Hustle/Def Jam)
Meghan Trainor (Epic)

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