The 2021 iHeartRadio Awards: The Weeknd, Ariana Grande, Silk Sonic, and More

The iHeartRadio Music Awards return live this year. Hosted by Usher, the event takes place on May 27, live on FOX, and will air on the iHeartRadio app. The Weeknd and Ariana Grande will be performing the official "Save Your Tears" Remix for the first time ever. Silk Sonic, Doja Cat, and Dan + Shay will also be performing along with a tribute performance to the Icon award winner Elton John, by Demi Lovato, and H.E.R. 

The Weeknd and Ariana Grande perform "Save Your Tears"

 

 

 

Nominations (winners are bolded):

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 Duo/Group of the Year: 

  • BTS
  • Dan + Shay
  • Jonas Brothers
  • Maroon 5
  • twenty one pilots

 

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

 

Best New Pop Artist: 

  • 24kGoldn
  • blackbear
  • Doja Cat
  • JP Saxe
  • Pop Smoke

 

Alternative Rock Song of the Year:

  • “Bang!” - AJR
  • “Bloody Valentine” - Machine Gun Kelly
  • “everything i wanted”- Billie Eilish
  • “Level Of Concern” - twenty one pilots
  • “Monsters” - All Time Low featuring blackbear

 

Alternative Rock Artist of the Year:

  • AJR
  • All Time Low
  • Billie Eilish
  • Cage the Elephant
  • twenty one pilots

 

Best New Rock/Alternative Rock Artist:

  • Ashe
  • Dayglow
  • Powfu
  • Royal & The Serpent
  • Wallows

 

Rock Song of the Year:

  • “Death By Rock And Roll” - The Pretty Reckless
  • “Patience” - Chris Cornell
  • “Shame Shame” - Foo Fighters
  • “Shot In The Dark” - AC/DC
  • “Under The Graveyard” - Ozzy Osbourne

 

Rock Artist of the Year:

  • AC/DC
  • Five Finger Death Punch
  • Ozzy Osbourne
  • Shinedown
  • The Pretty Reckless

 

 

Dance Song of the Year:

  • “Head & Heart” - Joel Corry x MNEK
  • “ily (i love you baby)” - Surf Mesa featuring Emilee
  • “Lasting Lover” – Sigala & James Arthur
  • “Rain On Me” - Lady Gaga & Ariana Grande
  • “Roses” (Imanbek Remix) - SAINt JHN

 

Dance Artist of the Year: 

  • Anabel Englund
  • Diplo
  • Marshmello
  • Surf Mesa
  • Tiësto

 

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:

  • DaBaby
  • 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
  • H.E.R.
  • Jhené Aiko
  • Snoh Aalegra
  • Summer Walker

 

Best New R&B Artist: 

  • Chloe x Halle
  • Lonr.
  • Mahalia
  • Skip Marley
  • Snoh Aalegra

 

Producer of the Year: 

  • Andrew Watt
  • Dr Luke
  • Frank Dukes
  • Louis Bell
  • Max Martin

 

Songwriter of the Year:

  • Ali Tamposi
  • Amy Allen
  • Ashley Gorley
  • Dan Nigro
  • Finneas

 

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 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

 

 

Favorite Music Video Choreography (Socially Voted Category):

  • BTS – Son Sung Deuk
  • “34+35” (Ariana Grande) - Scott & Brian Nicholson
  • “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) - Coach Cherry & DaniLeigh

 

TikTok Bop of the Year ( Socially Voted Category):

  • “Blinding Lights” - The Weeknd
  • “Lottery (Renegade)” - K CAMP
  • “Savage” - Megan Thee Stallion
  • “Savage Love” (Laxed-Siren Beat) - Jawsh 685, Jason Derulo
  • “Say So” - Doja Cat
  • “WAP” - Cardi B featuring Megan Thee Stallion

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