iHeartRadio Music Awards 2018: The Winners

Catherine Michelle

March 12, 2018

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On Sunday, the music industry’s hottest gathered together for the iHeartRadio Music Awards 2018 in Inglewood, California.

 

DJ Khaled and Hailey Baldwin hosted the glitzy event, which saw fantastic performances by Eminem, Ed Sheeran, Maroon 5, Camila Cabello, Charlie Puth, Cardi B, and Bon Jovi; and Taylor Swift’s exclusive world premiere of the video for her new single “Delicate”.

 

Award presenters included Sean “Diddy” Combs, Halsey, Paris Hilton, Rita Ora, The Chainsmokers, Marshmello, and more.

 

See the complete list of winners right here. CONGRATULATIONS!

 

Song of the Year:
“Despacito” – Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber
“Shape Of You” – Ed Sheeran – WINNER
“Something Just Like This” – The Chainsmokers and Coldplay
“That’s What I Like” – Bruno Mars
“Wild Thoughts” – DJ Khaled featuring Rihanna and Bryson Tiller

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Female Artist of the Year: 
Alessia Cara
Halsey
P!nk
Rihanna
Taylor Swift – WINNER

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

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Best Duo/Group of the Year: 
Imagine Dragons
Maroon 5 – WINNER
Migos
Portugal. The Man
The Chainsmokers

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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 – WINNER
“Stay” – Zedd and Alessia Cara
“Wild Thoughts” – DJ Khaled featuring Rihanna and Bryson Tiller

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Best New Artist:
Cardi B – WINNER
Niall Horan
Luke Combs
Christian Nodal
Judah & the Lion
Ozuna
Khalid

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Best New Pop Artist:
Camila Cabello
Julia Michaels
Liam Payne
Logic
Niall Horan – WINNER

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Alternative Rock Song of the Year:
“Believer” – Imagine Dragons
“Feel It Still” – Portugal. The Man- WINNER
“Thunder” – Imagine Dragons
“Walk On Water” – Thirty Seconds To Mars
“Wish I Knew You” – The Revivalists
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Alternative Rock Artist of the Year:
Cage The Elephant
Imagine Dragons- WINNER
Judah & The Lion
Kings Of Leon
Portugal. The Man

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Best New Rock/Alternative Rock Artist:
Greta Van Fleet
Judah & The Lion- WINNER
K.Flay
Rag’n’Bone Man
The Revivalists

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Rock Song of the Year:
“Go To War” – Nothing More
“Help” – Papa Roach
“Run” – Foo Fighters- WINNER
“Rx (Medicate)”” – Theory of a Deadman
“Song #3″ – Stone Sour

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Rock Artist of the Year:
Foo Fighters
Highly Suspect
Metallica- WINNER
Papa Roach
Royal Blood

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Country Song of the Year:
“Body Like A Back Road” – Sam Hunt- WINNER
“Dirt On My Boots” – Jon Pardi
“Hurricane” – Luke Combs
“Small Town Boy” – Dustin Lynch
“Unforgettable” – Thomas Rhett

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Country Artist of the Year:
Blake Shelton
Jason Aldean
Luke Bryan
Sam Hunt
Thomas Rhett- WINNER

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Best New Country Artist:
Brett Young
Jon Pardi
Kane Brown
Lauren Alaina
Luke Combs- WINNER

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Dance Song of 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- WINNER

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Dance Artist of the Year: 
Calvin Harris
Cheat Codes
Kygo
The Chainsmokers- WINNER
Zedd

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Hip-Hop Song of 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- WINNER

 

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Hip-Hop Artist of the Year:
DJ Khaled
Drake
Future
Kendrick Lamar- WINNER
Migos

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Best New Hip-Hop Artist:
21 Savage
Cardi B- WINNER
GoldLink
Lil Uzi Vert
Playboi Carti

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R&B Song of the Year:
“B.E.D.” – Jacquees
“Location” – Khalid
“Love Galore” – SZA featuring Travis Scott
“Redbone” – Childish Gambino
“That’s What I Like” – Bruno Mars- WINNER

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R&B Artist of the Year: 
Bruno Mars- WINNER
Childish Gambino
Khalid
Rihanna
The Weeknd

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

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Latin Song of the Year: 
“Despacito” – Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee- WINNER
“El Amante” – Nicky Jam
“Hey DJ” – CNCO
“Mi Gente” – J Balvin featuring Willy William
“Súbeme La Radio” – Enrique Iglesias

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Latin Artist of the Year: 
CNCO
J Balvin
Luis Fonsi- WINNER
Nicky Jam
Shakira

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Best New Latin Artist:
Abraham Mateo
Bad Bunny
Danny Ocean
Karol G
Ozuna – WINNER

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Regional Mexican Song of the Year: 
“Adios Amor” – Christian Nodal – WINNER
“Ella Es Mi Mujer” – Banda Carnaval
“Las Ultras” – Calibre 50
“Regresa Hermosa” – Gerardo Ortiz
“Siempre Te Voy A Querer” – Calibre 50

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Regional Mexican Artist of the Year: 
Banda Carnaval
Banda Los Recoditos
Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizarraga
Calibre 50 – WINNER
Gerardo Ortiz

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Best New Regional Mexican Artist:
Christian Nodal – WINNER
Edwin Luna y La Trakalosa de Monterrey
El Fantasma
Ulices Chaidez y Sus Plebes

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Producer of the Year:
Andrew “Pop” Wansel and Warren “Oak” Felder
Andrew Watt – WINNER
Benny Blanco
Justin Tranter
Steve Mac

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Best Lyrics: *Socially Voted Category
“Bodak Yellow” – Cardi B
“Despacito” – Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee
“There’s Nothing Holding Me Back” – Shawn Mendes
“Look What You Made Me Do” – Taylor Swift
“Perfect” – Ed Sheeran
“Slow Hands” – Niall Horan- WINNER

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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- WINNER
“Touch” – Ed Sheeran
“The Tribute Song” – Thirty Seconds To Mars

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Best Fan Army presented by Taco Bell: *Socially Voted Category
Arianators – Ariana Grande
Beliebers – Justin Bieber
BTS – BTS- WINNER
Camilizers – Camila Cabello
EXO-L – EXO
Harmonizers – Fifth Harmony
Lovatics – Demi Lovato
Mendes Army – Shawn Mendes
Mixers – Little Mix
Selenators – Selena Gomez
Smilers – Miley Cyrus
Swifties – Taylor Swift

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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- WINNER
“Sorry Not Sorry” – Demi Lovato
“Swish Swish” – Katy Perry
“That’s What I Like” – Bruno Mars
“There’s Nothing Holding Me Back” – Shawn Mendes

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Social Star Award: *Socially Voted Category
Andrew Huang
Anitta- WINNER
Christian Collins
Conor Maynard
dodie
Gabbie Hanna
JoJo Siwa
Mariah Belgrod
Max & Harvey
RoomieOfficial

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Cutest Musician’s Pet: (New Category) *Socially Voted Category
Batman – Demi Lovato
Bear Rexha – Bebe Rexha
Nugget – Katy Perry
Olivia – Taylor Swift
Pig Pig – Miley Cyrus
Toulouse – Ariana Grande- WINNER

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Best Boy Band: (New Category) *Socially Voted Category
AJR
BTS – WINNER
CNCO
In Real Life
PRETTYMUCH
The Vamps
Why Don’t We

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Best Solo Breakout: *Socially Voted Category 
Camila Cabello
Harry Styles
Liam Payne
Louis Tomlinson- WINNER
Niall Horan

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Best Remix: (New Category) *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
“Reggaetón Lento” – CNCO and Little Mix – WINNER

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Fangirls Award
Camila Cabello

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Icon Award
Bon Jovi

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Innovator Award
Chance the Rapper

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