Check Out The Nominees For The 2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards

Andie Manahan

January 10, 2019

2018 left us shook with some of the hottest hits to hit the airwaves – and here are the amazing artists who are nominated for the 2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards.

 

Cardi B tops the list of nominees with a total of 13 nods! Drake follows with eight, and Post Malone, Ariana Grande and Maroon 5 are each up for five. Shawn Mendes, Maren Morris, Ed Sheeran are also up for awards.

 

“It’s no secret why this year’s iHeartRadio Music Awards nominees are a Who’s Who of music,” says John Sykes, the president of iHeartMedia Entertainment Enterprises. “These are the artists and the songs iHeartRadio listeners couldn’t get enough of this past year. It’s going to be an unforgettable show.”

 

The 2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards celebrates the most-played artists and songs on iHeartRadio stations and the iHeartRadio app throughout 2018.

 

Fans also get to vote for their favorites in the socially voted categories – like Best Lyrics, Best Cover Song, Best Music Video, the Social Star Award, Best Solo Breakout, Cutest Musician’s Pet, and Best Fan Army (presented by Taco Bell), with the nominees to be revealed at a later date.  A couple of new categories have also been added to the mix – Song That Left Us Shook and Favorite Tour Photographer.

 

Fans can vote on Twitter until March 7 using the appropriate category and nominee hashtags or by visiting iHeartRadio website.

 

Check out the list of nominees below:

 

Song of the Year:

  • “Better Now” – Post Malone
  • “Girls Like You” – Maroon 5 featuring Cardi B
  • “God’s Plan” – Drake
  • “Perfect” – Ed Sheeran
  • “The Middle” – Zedd, Maren Morris, Grey

 

Female Artist of the Year:

  • Ariana Grande
  • Camila Cabello
  • Cardi B
  • Dua Lipa
  • Halsey

 

Male Artist of the Year: 

  • Drake
  • Ed Sheeran
  • Kendrick Lamar
  • Post Malone
  • Shawn Mendes

 

Best Duo/Group of the Year:

  • 5 Seconds Of Summer
  • Imagine Dragons
  • Maroon 5
  • Panic! At The Disco
  • twenty one pilots

 

Best Collaboration:

  • “Finesse (Remix)” Bruno Mars featuring Cardi B
  • “Girls Like You” – Maroon 5 featuring Cardi B
  • “I Like It” – Cardi B featuring Bad Bunny and J Balvin
  • “Meant To Be” – Bebe Rexha featuring Florida Georgia Line
  • “The Middle” – Zedd, Maren Morris, Grey

 

Best New Pop Artist:

  • Bazzi
  • Lauv
  • Marshmello
  • MAX
  • NF

 

Alternative Rock Song of the Year:

  • “Africa” – Weezer
  • “Broken” – lovelytheband
  • “Happier” – Marshmello featuring Bastille
  • “High Hopes” – Panic! At the Disco
  • “Natural” – Imagine Dragons

 

Alternative Rock Artist of the Year:

  • Imagine Dragons
  • lovelytheband
  • Panic! At The Disco
  • The Man
  • Thirty Seconds To Mars

 

Best New Rock/Alternative Rock Artist:

  • AJR
  • Badflower
  • Billie Eilish
  • lovelytheband
  • Two Feet

 

Rock Song of the Year:

  • “Are You Ready” – Disturbed
  • “Bulletproof” – Godsmack
  • “Devil” – Shinedown
  • “Safari Song” – Greta Van Fleet
  • “Zombie” – Bad Wolves

 

Rock Artist of the Year:

  • Five Finger Death Punch
  • Godsmack
  • Greta Van Fleet
  • Shinedown
  • Three Days Grace

 

Country Song of the Year:

  • “Heaven” – Kane Brown
  • “Meant To Be” – Bebe Rexha featuring Florida Georgia Line
  • “Most People Are Good” – Luke Bryan
  • “Rich” – Maren Morris
  • “Tequila” – Dan + Shay

 

Country Artist of the Year:

  • Carrie Underwood
  • Jason Aldean
  • Luke Bryan
  • Luke Combs
  • Thomas Rhett

 

Best New Country Artist:

  • Carly Pearce
  • Dylan Scott
  • Jordan Davis
  • LANCO
  • Russell Dickerson

 

Dance Song of the Year:

  • “Friends” – Marshmello and Anne-Marie
  • “Happier” – Marshmello featuring Bastille
  • “One Kiss” – Calvin Harris and Dua Lipa
  • “Remind Me To Forget” – Kygo featuring Miguel
  • “The Middle” – Zedd, Maren Morris, Grey

 

Dance Artist of the Year:

  • Calvin Harris
  • Kygo
  • Marshmello
  • The Chainsmokers
  • Zedd

 

Hip-Hop Song of the Year:

  • “God’s Plan” – Drake
  • “I Like It” Cardi B featuring Bad Bunny and J Balvin
  • “In My Feelings” – Drake
  • “Nice For What” – Drake
  • “Psycho” – Post Malone featuring Ty Dolla $ign

 

Hip-Hop Artist of the Year:

  • Cardi B
  • Drake
  • Kendrick Lamar
  • Post Malone
  • Travis Scott

 

Best New Hip-Hop Artist:

  • BlocBoy JB
  • Juice WRLD
  • Lil Baby
  • Lil Pump
  • XXXTENTACION

 

R&B Song of the Year:

  • “Boo’d Up” – Ella Mai
  • “Finesse (Remix)” – Bruno Mars featuring Cardi B
  • “Medicine” – Queen Naija
  • “Sky Walker” – Miguel featuring Travis Scott
  • “When We” – Tank

 

R&B Artist of the Year:

  • Daniel Caesar
  • Ella Mai
  • E.R.
  • Miguel
  • SZA

 

Best New R&B Artist:

  • Brent Faiyaz
  • Ella Mai
  • E.R.
  • Queen Naija
  • TK Kravitz

 

Latin Song of the Year:

  • “Clandestino” – Shakira featuring Maluma
  • “Dura” – Daddy Yankee
  • “Échame La Culpa” – Luis Fonsi and Demi Lovato
  • “Me Niego” – Reik featuring Ozuna and Wisin
  • “X” – Nicky Jam and J Balvin

 

Latin Artist of the Year:

  • Bad Bunny
  • Daddy Yankee
  • J Balvin
  • Maluma
  • Ozuna

 

Best New Latin Artist:

  • Lele Pons
  • Manuel Turizo
  • Mau y Ricky
  • Nio Garcia
  • Raymix

 

Regional Mexican Song of the Year:

  • “Entre Beso y Beso” – La Arrolladora Banda El Limón
  • “Me Dejé Llevar” – Christian Nodal
  • “Mejor Me Alejo” – Banda MS
  • “Mi Sorpresa Fuiste Tú” – Calibre 50
  • “Mitad Y Mitad” – Calibre 50

 

Regional Mexican Artist of the Year:

  • Banda Carnaval
  • Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizárraga
  • Calibre 50
  • Christian Nodal
  • Gerardo Ortiz

 

Producer of the Year:

  • David Garcia
  • Frank Dukes
  • Louis Bell
  • Marshmello
  • Noah “40” Shebib

 

Best Lyrics: *Socially Voted Category

  • “Consequences” – Camila Cabello
  • “Girls Like You” – Maroon 5 featuring Cardi B
  • “God’s Plan” – Drake
  • “In My Blood” – Shawn Mendes
  • “thank u, next” – Ariana Grande
  • “Without Me” – Halsey

 

Best Cover Song: (Socially Voted Category)

  • “A Million Dreams” – P!nk and Willow Sage Hart
  • “Africa” – Weezer
  • “Crying in the Club” – Niall Horan
  • “Fast Car” – Khalid
  • “In My Blood” – Charlie Puth
  • “Lucid Dreams” – Halsey
  • “Me, Myself & I” – Zayn
  • “Natural Woman” – Ariana Grande
  • “Rewrite the Stars” – Anne-Marie and James Arthur
  • “You’re Still The One” – Harry Styles and Kacey Musgraves
  • “Under Pressure” – Shawn Mendes and Teddy Geiger
  • “Your Song” – Lady Gaga

 

Best Music Video: (Socially Voted Category)

  • “Delicate” – Taylor Swift
  • “Dura” – Daddy Yankee
  • “Finesse (Remix)” – Bruno Mars featuring Cardi B
  • “Freaky Friday” – Lil Dicky and Chris Brown
  • “Girls Like You” – Maroon 5 featuring Cardi B
  • “God’s Plan” – Drake
  • “I Like It” – Cardi B featuring J Balvin and Bad Bunny
  • “One Kiss” – Calvin Harris featuring Dua Lipa
  • “Psycho” – Post Malone featuring Ty Dolla $ign
  • “Taki Taki” – DJ Snake featuring Selena Gomez, Ozuna and Cardi B
  • “thank u, next” – Ariana Grande
  • “This Is America” – Childish Gambino

 

Social Star Award: (Socially Voted Category)

  • Agnez Mo
  • Bhad Bhabie
  • Dylan Minnette
  • Joji
  • Lele Pons
  • Loren Gray
  • Mason Ramsey
  • Queen Naija
  • Tana Mongeau
  • Trixie Mattel

 

Cutest Musician’s Pet: (Socially Voted Category)

  • Asia – Lady Gaga
  • Edgar – Brett Eldredge
  • Goodwin – Sabrina Carpenter
  • Gracie – Lauren Jauregui
  • Hatchi – Perrie Edwards
  • Mooshu – Alex Pall from The Chainsmokers
  • Piggy Smallz – Ariana Grande

 

Best Solo Breakout: (Socially Voted Category)

  • Ally Brooke
  • Dinah Jane
  • Lauren Jauregui
  • Normani
  • Tiffany Young

 

*Song That Left Us Shook: (Socially Voted Category)

  • “Here Comes The Change” – Kesha
  • “I’ll Never Love Again” – Lady Gaga
  • “One Day” – Logic featuring Ryan Tedder
  • “thank u, next” – Ariana Grande
  • “This Is America” – Childish Gambino
  • “Youth” – Shawn Mendes and Khalid

 

*Favorite Tour Photographer: (Socially Voted Category)

  • Andy DeLuca (5SOS)
  • Christian Tierney (Niall Horan)
  • Helene Pambrun (Harry Styles)
  • Josiah Van Dien (Shawn Mendes)
  • Pixie Levinson (Dua Lipa)
  • Rahul B (Camila Cabello)
  • Ravie B (Beyoncé)
  • Zack Caspary (Why Don’t We)

 

NOTE: *New Categories

 

Another socially voted category is Best Fan Army, presented by Taco Bell. The nominees will be announced at a later date.

 

There are also additional categories, including Best Tour, Label of the Year, Most Thumbed Up Song of the Year and Most Thumbed Up Artist of the Year.

 

iHeartRadio Music Awards will be on March 14 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.