iHeartRadio Unleashes Full 2018 Nominations

The nominations are in for the 2018 iHeartRadio Music Awards!


For the fifth straight year, the biggest songs and artists heard on radio stations nationwide will be celebrated. The long list talent includes mega stars like Rihanna, Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran, Justin Bieber, DJ Khaled, Bruno Mars, Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee and naturally The Chainsmokers. All which are leaders the pack with multiple nominations.

The EDM/pop duo appears in five categories for this year’s awards ceremony including Best Duo/Group the Year, Best Collaboration, Song the Year, Dance Song the Year and Dance Artist the Year. The song and collaboration nominations are all for The Chainsmokers’ massive hit with Coldplay, “Something Just Like This.”

Dance Song the Year nominees include the following:

– “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

And these guys are up for Dance Artist the Year:

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

The 2018 iHeartRadio Music Awards will be simulcast live on TBS, TNT and truTV at 8pm ET/5pm PT on March 11th, as well as on iHeartMedia radio stations across the country and on the iHeartRadio app… Don’t miss it!

2018 iHeartRadio Music Awards

Song 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 the Year:
– Alessia Cara
– Halsey
– P!NK
– Rihanna
– Taylor Swift

Male Artist the Year:
– Bruno Mars
– Charlie Puth
– Ed Sheeran
– Shawn Mendes
– The Weeknd

Best Duo/Group 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 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 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 the Year:
– “Go To War” – Nothing More
– “Help” – Papa Roach
– “Run” – Foo Fighters
– “Rx (Medicate)” – Theory a Deadman
– “Song #3” – Stone Sour

Rock Artist the Year:
– Foo Fighters
– Highly Suspect
– Metallica
– Papa Roach
– Royal Blood

Country Song 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 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 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 the Year:

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

Hip-Hop Song 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 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 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 the Year:
– Bruno Mars
– Childish Gambino
– Khalid
– Rihanna
– The Weeknd

Best New R&B Artist:
– 6LACK
– Kehlani
– Kevin Ross
– Khalid
– SZA

Latin Song 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 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 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 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 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
– “Holding 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-Ls – 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 Holding Me Back” – Shawn Mendes

Best Boy Band (New 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 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
– “Reggaeton Lento” – CNCO and Little Mix

Additional categories include Biggest Triple Threat, Best Tour, Label the Year, Most Thumbed Up Artist the Year and Most Thumbed Up Song the Year.

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