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iHeartRadio Music Awards

Show Info


Hosted this year by platinum recording artist Jason Derulo, THE IHEART RADIO MUSIC AWARDS celebrates the most popular music heard throughout the year across iHeartMedia Radio stations in the U.S. and on iHeartRadio worldwide. This year’s IHEARTRADIO MUSIC AWARDS features today’s biggest artists, including multi award-winning performers Justin Bieber, Meghan Trainor, Demi Lovato, Fetty Wap, Zayn, Chris Brown, and DNCE performing direct from the Forum in Los Angeles. The award show also feature first-time duets and collaborations, celebrity guest appearances, and exclusive can’t-miss performances by Maroon 5 and Pitbull from the Capital One JamFest® stage in Houston, Texas. Additional performers will be announced closer to the broadcast.

As previously announced by iHeartMedia, THE IHEART RADIO MUSIC AWARDS features 31 categories, including new awards for “Best Tour,” “Best Duo/Group of the Year”, and “Latin Song of the Year,” as well as individual awards for “Artist of the Year” in music’s biggest genres. Taylor Swift leads all nominees with eight nominations and will vie for the first “Female Artist of the Year” award, while The Weeknd received seven nominations, including in the inaugural “Male Artist of the Year” category. Swift and The Weeknd will go head-to-head in the coveted “Song of the Year” and first-ever “Album of the Year” categories.

Other artists who have received multiple nominations include Adele, Drake, Justin Bieber, Ed Sheeran, Luke Bryan, and Sam Smith. This year marks the third edition of THE IHEARTRADIO MUSIC AWARDS. The inaugural awards show was held in 2014 at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.