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iHeartRadio Music Awards 2021: Check out the list of nominees, male & female artists of the year and everything you need to know about the star-studded event!

iHeartRadio Music Awards 2021

iHeartRadio Music Awards 2021 will be held on May 27, 2021 at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, broadcasting live on Fox from 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM EDT. iHeartRadio Awards is a star-studded event celebrating 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.

About iHeartRadio Music Awards 2021

The show will feature live performances from the biggest artists in music, as well as surprise duets and collaborations, and award presentations in multiple categories. Since the Awards’ inception in 2013, the show has included live performances and appearances by such superstar artists as Bon Jovi, Maroon 5, Camila Cabello, Bruno Mars, Taylor Swift, Katy Perry, Ed Sheeran, Big Sean, Rihanna, Sam Smith, Lady Gaga, Madonna, Blake Shelton, Pharrell, Pitbull, Justin Bieber 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, in a statement.

Producers and Partners for the iHeartRadio Music Awards 2021

The executive producers for the iHeartRadio Awards 2021 are Joel Gallen for Tenth Planet and Sykes, Poleman and Bart Peters for iHeartMedia. The partners for the 2021 iHeartRadio Awards include Dr Pepper, FOX, Remy Martin, Taco Bell.

Nominees for iHeartRadio Music Awards 2021

iHeart Radio announced the list of nominees on April 7, 2021. Check out the complete list of nominees here:

Full List of Nominees:

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 Artist of the Year

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) – 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

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