A lot of people have been nominated for an iHeartRadio Music Award and here they all are

It’s Awards Season, one of our favourite times of year, and iHeartRadio have today announced the nominees of their Music Awards, to take place in Los Angeles on April 3.


Taylor Swift and Adele lead nominations along with confirmed performers Justin Bieber and Meghan Trainor.

Read more to see the full list of nominees.

Song of the Year

‘Blank Space’ – Taylor Swift

‘Can’t Feel My Face’ – The Weeknd

‘Hello’ – Adele

‘Shut Up and Dance – Walk The Moon

‘Uptown Funk’ – Mark Ronson Feat. Bruno Mars

Female Artist of the Year


Carrie Underwood

Meghan Trainor

Selena Gomez

Taylor Swift

Male Artist of the Year

Ed Sheeran

Justin Bieber

Luke Bryan

Sam Smith

The Weeknd

Best New Artist

Fetty Wap


Sam Hunt

Shawn Mendes

Tove Lo

Best Duo/Group of the Year

Fall Out Boy

Maroon 5

One Direction

Walk The Moon

Zac Brown Band

Album of the Year

‘1989’ – Taylor Swift

’25’ – Adele

‘Beauty Behind the Madness – The Weeknd

‘In The Lonely Hour’ – Sam Smith

‘x’ – Ed Sheeran

Best Tour

Foo Fighters

Garth Brooks

Luke Bryan

Taylor Swift


Alternative Rock Artist of the Year


Foo Fighters


Twenty One Pilots

X Ambassadors

Alternative Rock Song of the Year

‘Cigarette Daydreams’ – Cage The Elephant

‘Ex’s & Oh’s’ – Elle King

‘Renegades’ – X Ambassadors

‘Stressed Out’ – Twenty One Pilots

Rock Artist of the Year

Breaking Benjamin


Five Finger Death Punch

Foo Fighters

Three Days Grace

Rock Song of the Year

‘Cut The Cord’ – Shine Down

‘Failure’ – Breaking Benjamin

‘Footsteps – Pop Evil

‘Heavy Is The Head’ – Zac Brown Band Feat. Chris Cornell

‘I Am Machine’ – Three Days Grace

Country Song of the Year

‘Buy Me A Boat’ – Chris Janson

‘Homegrown’ – Zac Brown Band

‘I See You’ – Luke Bryan

‘Lose My Mind’ – Brett Eldredge

‘Take Your Time’ – Sam Hunt

Country Artist of the Year

Blake Shelton

Brad Paisley

Luke Bryan

Sam Hunt

Thomas Rhett

Dance Song of the Year

‘Hey Mama’ – David Guetta Feat. Nicki Minaj, Bebe Rexha, and Afrojack

‘Lean On’ – Major Lazer and DJ Snake Feat. MØ

‘Waves’ – Mr Probz

‘Where Are Ü Now?’ – Skrillex & Diplo with Justin Bieber

‘You Know You Like It’ – DJ Snake and AlunaGeorge

Dance Artist of the Year

Calvin Harris

David Guetta

Major Lazer

Skrillex & Diplo


Hip Hop Song of the Year

‘Blessings’ – Big Sean Feat. Drake and Kanye West

‘Flex (Ooh, Ooh, Ooh)’ – Rich Homie Quan

‘Hotline Bling’ – Drake

‘Trap Queen’ – Fetty Wap

‘Truffle Butter’ – Nicki Minaj Feat. Drake and Lil Wayne

Hip Hop Artist of the Year

Big Sean


Fetty Wap


J. Cole

R&B Song of the Year

‘Bitch Better Have My Money’ – Rihanna

‘Earned It’ – The Weeknd

‘Planes’ – Jeremih Feat. J. Cole

‘Post To Be’ – Omarion Feat. Chris Brown and Jhene Aiko

‘The Hills’ – The Weeknd

R&B Artist of the Year


Chris Brown

The Weeknd

Trey Songz


Latin Song of the Year

‘Ay Vamos’ – J Balvin

‘El Perdón’ – Nicky Jam and Enrique Iglesias

‘Hilito’ – Romeo Santos

‘La Gozadera’ – Gente De Zona Feat. Marc Anthony

‘Mi Verdad’ – Maná Feat. Shakira

Latin Artist of the Year

Enrique Iglesias

J Blavin

Nicky Jam


Prince Royce

Regional Mexican Song of the Year

‘Aunque Ahora Estés Con Él’ – Calibre 50

‘Eres Una Niña’ – Gerardo Ortiz

‘Levantando Polvadera’ – Voz de Mando

‘Mi Vicio Más Grande’ – Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizárraga

‘Te Mestiste’ – Ariel Camacho y Los Plebes del Rancho

Regional Mexican Artist of the Year

Banda Los Recoditos

Calibre 50

Gerardo Ortiz

Julión Álvarez y Su Norteño Banda

Voz De Mando

Best Lyrics

‘Die A Happy Man’ – Thomas Rhett

‘Fight Song’ – Rachel Platten

‘Hello’ – Adele

‘Photograph’ – Ed Sheeran

‘See You Again’ – Wiz Khalifa Feat. Charlie Puth

Best Collaboration

‘Bad Blood’ – Taylor Swift Feat. Kendrick Lamar

‘Like I’m Gonna Lose You’ – Meghan Trainor Feat. John Legend

‘See You Again’ – Wiz Khalifa Feat. Charlie Puth

‘Uptown Funk’ – Mark Ronson Feat. Bruno Mars

‘Where Are Ü Now?’ – Skrillex & Diplo with Justin Bieber

Best Cover Song

‘1989’ (Album in Full) – Ryan Adams covering Taylor Swift

‘Bad Blood’ – Alessia Cara covering Taylor Swift

‘Bitch Better Have My Money’ – Kelly Clarkson covering Rihanna

‘Cheerleader’ – Pentatonix covering OMI

‘Hands To Myself/Sorry’ – Troye Sivan covering Selena Gomez And Justin Bieber

‘Hello’ – Demi Lovato covering Adele

‘Hotline Bling’ – Justin Bieber covering Drake

‘Hotline Bling’ – Sam Smith & Disclosure covering Drake

‘Trap Queen’ – Ed Sheeran covering Fetty Wap

‘Uptown Funk’ – Fifth Harmony, Jasmine V, Jacob Whitesides and Mahogany Lox covering Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars

Best Song from a Movie

‘Earned It’ – The Weeknd (50 Shades of Grey)

‘Love Me Like You Do’ – Ellie Goulding (50 Shades of Grey)

‘See You Again’ – Wiz Khalifa Feat. Charlie Puth (Furious 7)

‘Til It Happens To You’ – Lady Gaga (The Hunting Ground)

‘Writing’s On The Wall’ – Sam Smith (Spectre)

Most Meme-able Moment

Adele and all of the ‘Hello’ memes (Lionel Richie, Miss Piggy, Etc.)

Drake and ‘Hotline Bling’

Katy Perry and the Left Shark (from Super Bowl 49)

Kanye West and Kanye For President/Kanye 2020

Taylor Swift’s “Crazy Girl” with Running Mascara (from ‘Blank Space’ video)

Best Fan Army*Socially Voted Category

5 Seconds of Summer – 5SOSFam

Adam Lambert – Glamberts

Ariana Grande – Arianators

Demi Lovato – Lovatics

Fifth Harmony – Harmonizers

Justin Bieber – Beliebers

Little Mix – Mixers

Nicki Minaj – Barbz

One Direction – Directioners

Selena Gomez – Selenators

Shawn Mendes – Mendes Army

Taylor Swift – Swifties

Let us know who you’re rooting for on Twitter at @maximumpop.


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