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Nominations: 2017 iHeartRadio Music Awards

Drake Leads the Pack with 12 nominations including ‘Song of the Year’

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Drake‘s domination of 2016, thanks to his blockbuster album ‘Views,’ is looking to spill over into 2017 the awards season is any indication.

Indeed, after nabbing an impressive 8 nominations for the 2017 Grammys, now the rapper/singer can add 12 – that’s right – 12 iHeartRadio Music Award nominations to his growing awards resume.  In categories that include “male artist of the year,” “hip hop artist of the year,” and even “song of the year” for his #1 hit “One Dance,” Drizzy is set to dominate the showing once it’s held on March 5th at the Forum in Inglewood, Calif.

Keen to see who he’ll face for the coveted trophies?  See the full list below:

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Song of the Year:
– “Can’t Stop The Feeling” – Justin Timberlake
– “Cheap Thrills” – Sia featuring Sean Paul
– “Closer” – The Chainsmokers featuring Halsey
– “One Dance” – Drake featuring Wizkid and Kyla
– “Stressed Out” – Twenty One Pilots

Female Artist of the Year:
– Adele
– Ariana Grande
– Rihanna
– Selena Gomez
– Sia

Male Artist of the Year:
– Drake
– Justin Bieber
– Luke Bryan
– Shawn Mendes
– The Weeknd

Best Duo/Group of the Year:
– Coldplay
– DNCE
– Florida Georgia Line
– The Chainsmokers
– Twenty One Pilots

Alternative Rock Song of the Year:
– “Bored to Death” – Blink-182
– “Dark Necessities” – Red Hot Chili Peppers
– “Heathens” – Twenty One Pilots
– “Ride” – Twenty One Pilots
– “Trouble” – Cage the Elephant

Alternative Rock Artist of the Year:
– Blink-182
– Cage The Elephant
– Coldplay
– The Strumbellas
– Twenty One Pilots

Rock Song of the Year:
– “Bang Bang” – Green Day
– “Dark Necessities” – Red Hot Chili Peppers

– “Take Me Down” – The Pretty Reckless
– “The Devil’s Bleeding Crown” – Volbeat
– “The Sound of Silence” – Disturbed

Rock Artist of the Year:
– Disturbed
– Five Finger Death Punch
– Red Hot Chili Peppers
– Shinedown
– Volbeat

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Country Song of the Year:
– “Church Bells” – Carrie Underwood
– “Snapback” – Old Dominion
– “Somewhere On A Beach” – Dierks Bentley
– “T-Shirt” – Thomas Rhett
– “You Should Be Here” – Cole Swindell

Country Artist of the Year:
– Carrie Underwood
– Jason Aldean
– Keith Urban
– Luke Bryan
– Thomas Rhett

Dance Song of the Year:
– “Closer” – The Chainsmokers featuring Halsey
– “Cold Water” – Major Lazer featuring Justin Bieber and Mo
– “Don’t Let Me Down” – The Chainsmokers featuring Daya
– “I Took A Pill in Ibiza” – Mike Posner
– “Let Me Love You” – DJ Snake featuring Justin Bieber

Dance Artist of the Year:
– Calvin Harris
– DJ Snake
– Flume
– Major Lazer
– The Chainsmokers

Hip-Hop Song of the Year:
– “All The Way Up” – Fat Joe and Remy Ma featuring French Montana and Infared
– “Controlla” – Drake
– “For Free” – DJ Khaled featuring Drake
– “One Dance” – Drake featuring Wizkid and Kyla
– “Panda” – Desiigner

Hip-Hop Artist of the Year:
– Desiigner
– DJ Khaled
– Drake
– Future
– J. Cole

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R&B Song of the Year:
– “Exchange” – Bryson Tiller
– “Needed Me” – Rihanna
– “No Limit” – Usher featuring Young Thug
– “Sorry” – Beyonce
– “Work” – Rihanna featuring Drake

R&B Artist of the Year:
– Beyonce
– Bryson Tiller
– Rihanna
– The Weeknd
– Usher

Latin Song of the Year:
– “Ay Mi Dios” – IAmChino featuring Pitbull, Yandel and El Chacal
– “De Pies A Cabeza” – Mana featuring Nicky Jam
– “Duele El Corazon” – Enrique Iglesias featuring Wisin
– “La Carretera” – Prince Royce
– “Ya Me Entere” – Reik featuring Nicky Jam

Latin Artist of the Year:
– Enrique Iglesias
– J Balvin
– Nicky Jam
– Prince Royce
– Yandel

Regional Mexican Song of the Year:
– “Amor Del Bueno” – Calibre 50
– “Cicatrices” – Regulo Caro
– “Me Esta Gustando” – Banda Los Recoditos
– “Por Que Terminamos?” – Gerardo Ortiz
– “Solo Con Verte” – Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizarraga

Regional Mexican Artist of the Year:
– Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
– Banda Los Recoditos
– Calibre 50
– Gerardo Ortiz
– Remmy Valenzuela

Best New Rock/Alternative Rock Artist: (New Category)
– Foals
– Kaleo
– Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats
– Red Sun Rising
– The Strumbellas

Best New Country Artist: (New Category)
– Chris Lane
– Chris Stapleton
– Granger Smith
– Kelsea Ballerini
– Maren Morris

Best New Hip-Hop Artist: (New Category)
– Chance the Rapper
– Desiigner
– D.R.A.M.
– Kent Jones
– Kevin Gates

Best New Latin Artist: (New Category)
– Carlos Rivera
– Christian Daniel
– CNCO
– IAmChino
– Sofia Reyes

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Best New R&B Artist: (New Category)
– Belly
– Bryson Tiller
– Dreezy
– Kayla Brianna
– Ro James

Best New Regional Mexican Artist: (New Category)
– Adriel Favela
– Banda Los Sebastianes
– Cheyo Carrillo
– Joss Favela
– La Septima Banda

Best New Pop Artist: (New Category)
– Alessia Cara
– Daya
– Lukas Graham
– The Chainsmokers
– ZAYN

Producer of the Year: (New Category)
– Benny Blanco
– Greg Kurstin
– Max Martin
– Mike Elizondo
– The Chainsmokers

Best Lyrics: *Socially Voted Category
– “7 Years” – Lukas Graham
– “Came Here to Forget” – Blake Shelton
– “Cheap Thrills” – Sia featuring Sean Paul
– “Closer” – The Chainsmokers featuring Halsey
– “Heathens” – Twenty One Pilots
– “Love Yourself” – Justin Bieber
– “Scars to Your Beautiful” – Alessia Cara
– “Send My Love (To Your New Lover)” – Adele
– “Too Good” – Drake featuring Rihanna
– “You Should Be Here” – Cole Swindell

Best Collaboration: *Socially Voted Category
– “Cheap Thrills” – Sia featuring Sean Paul
– “Closer” – The Chainsmokers featuring Halsey
– “Don’t Let Me Down” – The Chainsmokers featuring Daya
– “This Is What You Came For” – Calvin Harris featuring Rihanna
– “Work” – Rihanna featuring Drake

Best Cover Song: *Socially Voted Category
– “All I Ask” – Bruno Mars
– “Ex’s and Oh’s” – Fifth Harmony
– “Fast Car” – Justin Bieber
– “Hands to Myself” – DNCE
– “Here” – Shawn Mendes
– “How Will I Know” – Ariana Grande
– “Love on the Brain” – Kelly Clarkson
– “Purple Rain” – Jennifer Hudson and the cast of The Color Purple
– “Sound of Silence” – Disturbed
– “Too Good” – Zara Larsson

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Best Song from a Movie: *Socially Voted Category
– “Can’t Stop the Feeling” – Justin Timberlake (Trolls)
– “Falling for You” – Ellie Goulding (Bridget Jones’s Baby)
– “Girls Talk Boys” – 5 Seconds of Summer (Ghostbusters)
– “Heathens” – Twenty One Pilots (Suicide Squad)
– “Just Like Fire” – P!nk (Alice Through the Looking Glass)

Best Music Video: (New Category) *Socially Voted Category
– “Can’t Stop the Feeling” – Justin Timberlake
– “Don’t Let Me Down” – The Chainsmokers featuring Daya
– “Formation” – Beyonce
– “Hasta El Amanecer” – Nicky Jam
– “Heathens” – Twenty One Pilots
– “Hymn for the Weekend” – Coldplay
– “I Took aA Pill in Ibiza” – Mike Posner
– “Pillowtalk” – ZAYN
– “Side to Side” – Ariana Grande featuring Nicki Minaj
– “This Is What You Came For” – Calvin Harris featuring Rihanna
– “Work” – Rihanna featuring Drake
– “Work From Home” – Fifth Harmony featuring Ty Dolla Sign

Best Underground Alternative Band: (New Category) *Socially Voted Category
– Hey Violet
– Pierce the Veil
– PVRIS
– Sleeping With Sirens
– Tonight Alive

Social Star Award: (New Category) *Socially Voted Category
– Alex Aiono from YouTube
– Baby Ariel from Musical.ly
– Emma McGann from YouNow
– Hailey Knox from YouNow
– Jack and Jack from Snapchat
– Jacob Sartorius from Musical.ly
– Marcus Perez from Facebook
– Steph Clavin from Instagram
– Todrick Hall from YouTube
– xYego from Smule

Best Fan Army presented by Taco Bell: *Socially Voted Category
– 5 Seconds of Summer – 5SOSFam
– Ariana Grande – Arianators
– Beyonce – Beyhive
– Britney Spears – Britney Army
– Demi Lovato – Lovatics
– Fifth Harmony – Harmonizers
– Justin Bieber – Beliebers
– Katy Perry – KatyCats
– Lady Gaga – Little Monsters
– Rihanna – Rihanna Navy
– Selena Gomez – Selenators
– Shawn Mendes – Mendes Army
– Twenty One Pilots – #twentyonepilots

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Click here to see the full list of nominations.

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27 Comments

  1. January 4, 2017 at 2:09 pm
    Grande the Way says:
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    What’s with the Fist Brown pic? Lol. I forgot that iHeart Radio had an award show. I’ll never understand why fanbase awards are a thing other than to get fans to tweet about a show.

  2. January 4, 2017 at 2:11 pm
    Suicide Blonde says:
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    I guess Beyoncé wasn’t interested in buying these awards.

    • January 4, 2017 at 2:32 pm
      Molly #Stargirl says:
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      Petty 😂

    • January 4, 2017 at 3:21 pm
      Beybey says:
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      That’s why she is made for coachella

    • January 4, 2017 at 3:34 pm
      LOL says:
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      LMAO THE ROACH QUEEN’S EXPENSE ACCOUNT IS OVERDRAWN FROM THE GRAMMYS LMAO

    • January 5, 2017 at 6:02 am
      LISA LEVINE says:
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      Maybe this is a “tranny free” show. Or overrated 40year olds need to stay home. Fleahive, i don’t respond to lessers.

  3. January 4, 2017 at 2:12 pm
    Elsie says:
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    Basically another MTV awards 2.0… That’s it bring back the essence awards and let’s liven up the NAACP awards

  4. January 4, 2017 at 2:27 pm
    Fresh Navi says:
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    Come through fenty whatd a queen bey?

  5. January 4, 2017 at 2:29 pm
    Molly #Stargirl says:
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    Congrats to my girls Selena and Rihanna… ❤

  6. January 4, 2017 at 2:45 pm
    Nico says:
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    This nomination are horrible lol anyways congratulations loosers we are waiting grammys

    • January 4, 2017 at 2:50 pm
      HailLegendBeysus says:
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      😂😂😂😂

    • January 4, 2017 at 2:51 pm
      Molly #Stargirl says:
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      Its a newer award show so of course yall gonna hate on it but whatever.

      • January 4, 2017 at 5:14 pm
        Elsie says:
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        Of course we are when its only catered to mainstream pop and Rb artist

    • January 4, 2017 at 3:35 pm
      LOL says:
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      LMAO SOMEONE’S PRESSED CUZ THE BUG QUEEN’S CHECK DIDN’T CLEAR IN TIME LMAO..

  7. January 4, 2017 at 2:50 pm
    The Wig Snatcher says:
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    Yawn. I will tune in to the Grammys instead.

    • January 4, 2017 at 3:37 pm
      LOL says:
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      LMAO AS IF THAT’S GONNA BE ANY BETTER LMAO

  8. January 4, 2017 at 3:08 pm
    RihYonce says:
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    I’m so over them only sticking Beyoncé in the R&B categories 😑 They so tacky 🖕🏾

    • January 4, 2017 at 3:39 pm
      LOL says:
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      LMAO THAT’S CUZ THE BUG QUEEN IS A ONE DIMENSIONAL FRAUD THATS WHY LMAO

      • January 4, 2017 at 4:38 pm
        RihYonce says:
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        That one demensional fraud is nominated for Grammys in multiple genres & the most nominated of the night 😘 #bowdown

    • January 4, 2017 at 5:16 pm
      Elsie says:
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      RIGHT, TWEET CHRISETTE MICHELLE K MICHELLE AND FANTASIA ALL RELEASED ALBUMS.. All they know is rihanna and beyonce

  9. January 4, 2017 at 3:08 pm
    RihYonce says:
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    *waits for the grammys* 🤗

  10. January 4, 2017 at 3:54 pm
    Christina Aguilera says:
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    Please don’t forget to buy my album Lotus

  11. January 4, 2017 at 4:08 pm
    J-Mar says:
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    Same ass people get nominated every year want be watching this mess congrads to drake tho he deserve it.

  12. January 4, 2017 at 4:26 pm
    Mark111 /.\ says:
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    What’s the point of this award show? What’s the point of any award shows?

  13. January 4, 2017 at 4:50 pm
    Ocean8 says:
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    This is more like a iloveDrake award show.

    Yawn.

  14. January 4, 2017 at 5:19 pm
    ShakaZulu says:
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    Beyoncé would never attend this award show so I won’t be watching 😂

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