iHeartRadio Awards 2020 Winners and Nominees: DaBaby, Billie Eilish, Zayn, and More

iHeartRadio Awards 2020 Winners and Nominations: DaBaby, Billie Eilish, Zayn, and More 

This year’s iHeartRadio Music Award looks a lot different this year. Originally planned to air in March, this event was cancelled all-together due to the ongoing global pandemic. The event was schuelded to be hosted by Usher, with an impressive lineup of artists which included the likes of Justin Bieber, Usher, Lizzo, Halsey, and more taking center stage. 

Six months later, iHeartRadio announced that the winners will be announced through social media during Labor Day weekend. Check out the nominations with the winners highlighted.

Song of the Year:

“Bad Guy” – Billie Eilish

“Old Town Road” – Lil Nas X

“Señorita” – Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello

“Sucker” – Jonas Brothers

“Truth Hurts” – Lizzo – WINNER


Female Artist of the Year:

Ariana Grande

Billie Eilish – WINNER



Taylor Swift


Male Artist of the Year:

Ed Sheeran


Luke Combs

Post Malone - WINNER

Shawn Mendes


Best Duo/Group of the Year

Dan + Shay

Imagine Dragons

Jonas Brothers – WINNER

Maroon 5

Panic! At The Disco


Best Collaboration:

“Dancing With A Stranger” – Sam Smith and Normani

“Eastside” – benny blanco, Halsey and Khalid

“I Don’t Care” – Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber

“Señorita” – Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello - WINNER

“Sunflower” – Post Malone and Swae Lee


Best New Pop Artist

Ava Max


Lewis Capaldi

Lil Nas X



Alternative Rock Song of the Year

“Bad Guy,” Billie Eilish - WINNER

“Doin’ Time,” Lana Del Rey

“Ready To Let Go,” Cage The Elephant

“The Hype,” twenty one pilots

“Trampoline,” Shaed


Alternative Rock Artist of the Year:

Billie Eilish - WINNER

Cage The Elephant

Imagine Dragons

Panic! At The Disco

twenty one pilots


Best New Rock/Alternative Rock Artist

Dirty Honey

Dominic Fike

Matt Maeson


The Glorious Sons


Dance Song of the Year:

“Body,” Loud Luxury featuring Brando

“Close To Me,” Ellie Goulding and Diplo featuring Swae Lee - WINNER

“Here With Me,” Marshmello featuring Chvrches

“Higher Love,” Kygo and Whitney Houston

“So Close,” NOTD, Felix Jaehn and Captain Cutsv featuring Georgia Ku


Dance Artist of the Year



Loud Luxury

Marshmello - WINNER

The Chainsmokers


Hip-Hop Song of the Year

“Going Bad,” Meek Mill featuring Drake

“Money In The Grave,” Drake featuring Rick Ross

“Money,” Cardi B

“Old Town Road,” Lil Nas X

“Suge,” DaBaby—WINNER


Hip-Hop Artist of the Year

Cardi B


Lil Baby

Meek Mill

Travis Scott


Best New Hip-Hop Artist

City Girls


Lil Nas X


Megan Thee Stallion


R&B Song of the Year

“Before I Let Go (Homecoming Live Album),” Beyoncé

“Girls Need Love (Remix),” Summer Walker and Drake

“No Guidance,” Chris Brown featuring Drake- WINNER

“Shot Clock,” Ella Mai

“Talk,” Khalid


R&B Artist of the Year

Chris Brown

Ella Mai



Summer Walker


Best New R&B Artist

Ari Lennox


Nicole Bus

Summer Walker

The Bonfyre


Latin Pop/Urban Artist of the Year:

Bad Bunny

Daddy Yankee

J Balvin




Best New Latin Pop/Reggaeton Artist




Rosalía – WINNER



Producer of the Year:

Andrew Watt

Benny Blanco


Louis Bell

Max Martin


Songwriter of the Year

Ashley Gorley


Frank Dukes

Louis Bell

Savan Kotecha


Best Lyrics (socially voted category)

10,000 Hours,” Dan + Shay and Justin Bieber—WINNER

“7 Rings,” Ariana Grande

“Bad Guy,” Billie Eilish

“Beautiful People,” Ed Sheeran featuring Khalid

“Hot Girl Summer,” Megan Thee Stallion featuring Nicki Minaj and Ty Dolla $ign

“Juice,” Lizzo

“Lose You To Love Me,” Selena Gomez

“Nightmare,” Halsey

“Señorita,” Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello

“Someone You Loved,” Lewis Capaldi

“The Bones,” Maren Morris

“You Need to Calm Down,” Taylor Swift


Best Cover Song (socially voted category)

Miley Cyrus, “Black Dog” (Led Zeppelin cover)

Lana Del Rey, “break up with your girlfriend, i’m bored” (Ariana Grande cover)

Taylor Swift, “Can’t Stop Loving You” (Phil Collins cover)

5 Seconds of Summer, “Dancing With A Stranger” (Sam Smith and Normani cover)-WINNER

Miranda Lambert, Maren Morris, Elle King, Ashley McBryde, Tenille Townes, Caylee Hammack, “Fooled Around and Fell in Love” (Elvin Bishop cover)

Meghan Trainor, “I’ll Be There For You” (The Rembrandts cover)

Keith Urban, “Lover” (Taylor Swift cover)

Camila Cabello, “Someone You Loved” (Lewis Capaldi cover)

Halsey, “Sucker” (Jonas Brothers cover)

Vampire Weekend, “Sunflower” (Post Malone and Swae Lee cover)



Best Music Video (socially voted category)

“7 Rings,” Ariana Grande

“Bad Guy,” Billie Eilish

Boy With Luv,” BTS featuring Halsey—WINNER

“Con Altura,” Rosalía, J Balvin featuring El Guincho

“Con Calma,” Daddy Yankee and Snow

“Dancing With a Stranger,” Sam Smith and Normani

“I Don’t Care,” – Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber

“Kill This Love,” Blackpink

“Me!,” Taylor Swift featuring Brendon Urie

“Old Town Road,” Lil Nas X featuring Billy Ray Cyrus

“Señorita,” Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello

“Sucker,” Jonas Brothers


Best Remix (socially voted category):

“Bad Guy,” Billie Eilish and Justin Bieber

“Con Calma,” Daddy Yankee and Katy Perry featuring Snow

“Good As Hell,” Lizzo featuring Ariana Grande

“Higher Love,” Kygo and Whitney Houston

“Lover,” Taylor Swift featuring Shawn Mendes

“Old Town Road,” Lil Nas X featuring Billy Ray Cyrus

“The Bones,” Maren Morris featuring Hozier

“Thotiana,” Blueface featuring Cardi B and YG

“Trampoline,” SHAED featuring Zayn - WINNER

“Without Me,” Halsey featuring Juice WRLD



Pop Album Of The Year

Taylor Swift for Lover – WINNER

Rock Album Of The Year

Tool for Fear Inoculum – WINNER

Hip-Hop Album Of The Year

Juice Wrld for Death Race For Love – WINNER

R&B Album Of The Year

Khalid for Free Spirit – WINNER

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