iHeart Announces Their Nominees For The 2021 iHeart Music Awards

The iHeartRadio Music Awards are back!

The 2021 iHeartRadio Music Awards will air live from the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on Thursday, May 27 at 8 p.m. ET.

Megan Thee Stallion, Roddy Ricch, H.E.R., and DaBaby, lead the nominations, as listeners decide the winners. Fan voting will determine Best Fan Army, Best Lyrics, Best Cover Song, Best Music Video, the Social Star Award, Favorite Music Video Choreography Award and the first-ever TikTok Bop of the Year Award.

Fans can vote on Twitter or by visiting iHeartRadio.com/awards.

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 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

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:


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


Jhené Aiko

Snoh Aalegra

Summer Walker

Best New R&B Artist:

Chloe x Halle



Skip Marley

Snoh Aalegra

Best New Pop Artist:



Doja Cat

JP Saxe

Pop Smoke

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 & The Four Seasons) - 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



#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


Nessa Barrett

Olivia Rodrigo

Tate McRae

Favorite Music Video Choreography:*Socially Voted Category

BTS - Son Sung Deuk

“34+35” (Ariana Grande) - Bri & Skot

“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) - 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 featuring Jason Derulo

“Say So” - Doja Cat

“WAP” - Cardi B featuring Megan Thee Stallion

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