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iHEART ROLLS OUT AWARDS OVER 3 DAYS

For the first time in its seven-year history, winners of the 2020 iHeartRadio Music Awards will be revealed on-air throughout Labor Day weekend on iHeartRadio stations nationwide and the iHeartRadio App.

Between 9/4 at 5pm and ending 9/7 at 5pm, winners in each category will be announced and acceptance speeches will be broadcast on-air and via iHeartMedia’s social platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and Snapchat.

The iHeartRadio Music Awards, originally scheduled for the Shrine Auditorium 3/29, was canceled. Plans are for the show to return in 2021 and again be broadcast on Fox.

In case you've forgotten, here are the nominees.

Song of the Year:

  • “bad guy” - Billie Eilish
  • “Old Town Road” - Lil Nas X
  • “Señorita” - Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello
  • “Sucker” - Jonas Brothers
  • “Truth Hurts” - Lizzo

Female Artist of the Year:  

  • Ariana Grande
  • Billie Eilish
  • Halsey
  • Lizzo
  • Taylor Swift

Male Artist of the Year:  

  • Ed Sheeran
  • Khalid
  • Luke Combs
  • Post Malone
  • Shawn Mendes

Best Duo/Group of the Year: 

  • Dan + Shay
  • Imagine Dragons
  • Jonas Brothers
  • Maroon 5
  • Panic! At The Disco

Best Collaboration:

  • “Dancing With A Stranger” - Sam Smith & Normani
  • “Eastside” - benny blanco, Halsey & Khalid
  • “I Don't Care” - Ed Sheeran & Justin Bieber
  • “Señorita” - Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello
  • “Sunflower” - Post Malone & Swae Lee

Best New Pop Artist: 

  • Ava Max
  • FLETCHER
  • Lewis Capaldi
  • Lil Nas X
  • Lizzo

Alternative Rock Song of the Year:

  • “bad guy” - Billie Eilish
  • “Doin' Time” - Lana Del Rey
  • “Ready To Let Go” - Cage The Elephant
  • “The Hype” - twenty one pilots
  • “Trampoline” - SHAED

Alternative Rock Artist of the Year:

  • Billie Eilish
  • Cage The Elephant
  • Imagine Dragons
  • Panic! At The Disco
  • twenty one pilots

Best New Rock/Alternative Rock Artist:

  • Dirty Honey
  • Dominic Fike
  • Matt Maeson
  • SHAED
  • The Glorious Sons

Rock Song of the Year:

  • “Blue On Black” - Five Finger Death Punch
  • “Ghost” - Badflower
  • “Lo/Hi” - The Black Keys
  • “Monsters” - Shinedown
  • “S.O.S. (Sawed Off Shotgun)” - The Glorious Sons

Rock Artist of the Year:

  • Disturbed
  • Five Finger Death Punch
  • Godsmack
  • Greta Van Fleet
  • Shinedown

Country Song of the Year:

  • “Beautiful Crazy” - Luke Combs
  • “GIRL” - Maren Morris
  • “God’s Country” - Blake Shelton
  • “The Ones That Didn’t Make It Back Home” - Justin Moore
  • “Whiskey Glasses” - Morgan Wallen

Country Artist of the Year:

  • Carrie Underwood
  • Dan + Shay
  • Luke Bryan
  • Luke Combs
  • Thomas Rhett

Best New Country Artist:

  • Jimmie Allen
  • Matt Stell
  • Morgan Wallen
  • Riley Green
  • Runaway June

Dance Song of the Year:

  • “Body” - Loud Luxury featuring brando
  • “Close To Me” - Ellie Goulding, Diplo featuring Swae Lee 
  • “Here With Me” - Marshmello featuring Chvrches
  • “Higher Love” - Kygo & Whitney Houston
  • “So Close” - NOTD, Felix Jaehn & Captain Cutsv featuring Georgia Ku  

Dance Artist of the Year: 

  • Diplo
  • Kygo  
  • Loud Luxury  
  • Marshmello  
  • The Chainsmokers

Hip-Hop Song of the Year: 

  • “Going Bad” - Meek Mill featuring Drake
  • “Money In The Grave” - Drake featuring Rick Ross
  • “Money” - Cardi B
  • “Old Town Road” - Lil Nas X
  • “Suge” - DaBaby

Hip-Hop Artist of the Year: 

  • Cardi B
  • Drake
  • Lil Baby 
  • Meek Mill  
  • Travis Scott  

Best New Hip-Hop Artist:

  • City Girls
  • DaBaby
  • Lil Nas X
  • Lizzo 
  • Megan Thee Stallion

R&B Song of the Year: 

  • “Before I Let Go (Homecoming Live Album)” – Beyoncé
  • “Girls Need Love (Remix)” - Summer Walker & Drake
  • “No Guidance” - Chris Brown featuring Drake
  • “Shot Clock” - Ella Mai
  • “Talk” - Khalid

R&B Artist of the Year: 

  • Chris Brown
  • Ella Mai
  • H.E.R.
  • Khalid
  • Summer Walker

Best New R&B Artist

  • Ari Lennox
  • LightSkinKeisha
  • Nicole Bus
  • Summer Walker 
  • The Bonfyre

Latin Pop/Reggaeton Song of the Year:  

  • “Calma” - Pedro Capó & Alicia Keys featuring Farruko
  • “Con Calma” - Daddy Yankee & Katy Perry featuring Snow
  • “MIA” - Bad Bunny featuring Drake
  • “QUE PRETENDES” - J Balvin & Bad Bunny
  • “Taki Taki” - DJ Snake featuring Selena Gomez, Ozuna & Cardi B

Latin Pop/Reggaeton Artist of the Year: 

  • Bad Bunny
  • Daddy Yankee
  • J Balvin
  • Maluma
  • Ozuna

Best New Latin Pop/Reggaeton Artist: 

  • Camilo
  • Guaynaa
  • Lunay
  • Rosalía
  • Sech

Regional Mexican Song of the Year:

  • “¿Por Qué Cambiaste De Opinión?” - Calibre 50
  • “A Través Del Vaso” - Banda Los Sebastianes
  • “Con Todo Incluido” - La Adictiva Banda San José De Mesillas
  • “Encantadora” - El Fantasma
  • “Nada Nuevo” - Christian Nodal

Regional Mexican Artist of the Year:  

  • Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizárraga
  • Calibre 50
  • Christian Nodal
  • El Fantasma
  • La Arrolladora Banda El Limón

Best New Regional Mexican Artist: 

  • Banda Los Sebastianes
  • El Fantasma
  • Fuerza Regida 
  • Kanales
  • Lenin Ramírez

Producer of the Year: 

  • Andrew Watt
  • Benny Blanco
  • Finneas
  • Louis Bell
  • Max Martin

Songwriter of the Year: 

  • Ashley Gorley
  • Finneas
  • Frank Dukes
  • Louis Bell
  • Savan Kotecha  

Best Lyrics: *Socially Voted Category

  • “10,000 Hours” - Dan + Shay & Justin Bieber
  • “7 rings” - Ariana Grande
  • “bad guy” - Billie Eilish
  • “Beautiful People” - Ed Sheeran featuring Khalid
  • “Hot Girl Summer” - Megan Thee Stallion featuring Nicki Minaj & Ty Dolla $ign
  • “Juice” - Lizzo 
  • “Lose You To Love Me” - Selena Gomez
  • “Nightmare” - Halsey
  • “Señorita” - Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello
  • “Someone You Loved” - Lewis Capaldi
  • “The Bones” - Maren Morris 
  • “You Need to Calm Down” - Taylor Swift

Best Cover Song: *Socially Voted Category

  • Led Zeppelin - “Black Dog” - Miley Cyrus cover
  • Ariana Grande - “break up with your girlfriend, i’m bored” - Lana Del Rey cover
  • Phil Collins - “Can’t Stop Loving You” - Taylor Swift cover
  • Sam Smith & Normani - “Dancing With A Stranger” - 5SOS cover 
  • Elvin Bishop - “Fooled Around and Fell in Love” - Miranda Lambert, Maren Morris, Elle King, Ashley McBryde, Tenille Townes, Caylee Hammack cover
  • The Rembrandts - “I’ll Be There For You” - Meghan Trainor cover
  • Taylor Swift - “Lover” - Keith Urban cover 
  • Lewis Capaldi - “Someone You Loved” - Camila Cabello cover
  • Jonas Brothers - “Sucker” – Halsey cover

Best Fan Army: *Socially Voted Category

  • Agnation - Agnez Mo
  • Arianators - Ariana Grande
  • Beliebers - Justin Bieber
  • BTSArmy - BTS  
  • Camilizers - Camila Cabello
  • Harries - Harry Styles
  • Limelights - Why Don’t We
  • Louies - Louis Tomlinson
  • MendesArmy - Shawn Mendes  
  • Niallers - Niall Horan
  • Selenators - Selena Gomez
  • Swifties - Taylor Swift

Best Music Video: *Socially Voted Category

  • “7 rings” - Ariana Grande
  • “bad guy” - Billie Eilish
  • “Boy With Luv” - BTS featuring Halsey
  • “Con Altura” - Rosalía, J Balvin featuring El Guincho
  • “Con Calma” - Daddy Yankee & Snow
  • “Dancing With A Stranger” - Sam Smith & Normani
  • “I Don’t Care” - Ed Sheeran & Justin Bieber
  • “Kill This Love” - BLACKPINK
  • “ME!” - Taylor Swift featuring Brendon Urie
  • “Old Town Road” - Lil Nas X featuring Billy Ray Cyrus
  • “Señorita” - Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello
  • “Sucker” - Jonas Brothers

Social Star Award: *Socially Voted Category

  • Asher Angel
  • Cody Orlove
  • Danielle Cohn
  • DeStorm Power
  • King Bach 
  • Montana Tucker
  • Niki and Gabi
  • Piper Rockelle
  • Scotty Sire
  • Stephanie Poetri
  • The Moy Boys
  • Zoe Laverne

Best Remix: *Socially Voted Category 

  • “bad guy” - Billie Eilish (with Justin Bieber)
  • “Con Calma” - Daddy Yankee, Katy Perry featuring Snow
  • “Good As Hell” - Lizzo featuring Ariana Grande
  • “Higher Love” – Kygo & Whitney Houston
  • “Lover” - Taylor Swift featuring Shawn Mendes
  • “Old Town Road” - Lil Nas X featuring Billy Ray Cyrus
  • “The Bones” - Maren Morris featuring Hozier
  • “Thotiana” – Blueface featuring Cardi B and YG
  • “Trampoline” - SHAED featuring Zayn
  • “Without Me” - Halsey featuring Juice WRLD  

Favorite Tour Photographer: *Socially Voted Category            

  • Adam Degross (Post Malone)
  • Alfredo Flores (Ariana Grande)
  • Andy DeLuca (5SOS)
  • Blair Caldwell (Normani)
  • Daniel Prakopcyk (John Mayer)
  • Jake Chamseddine (Panic! At The Disco)
  • Josiah Van Dien (Shawn Mendes) 
  • Matty Vogel (Billie Eilish)
  • Rays Corrupted Mind (Travis Scott)
  • Zack Caspary (Why Don’t We) 
  • Zakary Walters (Ed Sheeran)

Favorite Music Video Choreography: (New Category) *Socially Voted Category 

  • “7 rings” (Ariana Grande) - Scott and Brian Nicholson
  • “How Do You Sleep?” (Sam Smith) - Parris Goebel
  • “Kill This Love” (BLACKPINK) - Kyle Hanagami & Kiel Tutin
  • “ME!” (Taylor Swift featuring Brendon Urie) - Tyce Diorio
  • “Motivation” (Normani) - Sean Bankhead
  • “Señorita” (Shawn Mendes & Camilla Cabello) - Calvit Hodge & Sara Bivens

 

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