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iHeartRadio Music Awards Winners and Full Recap

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The 2016 iHeartRadio Music Awards might be one of the best events of the year! From attendees slaying the red carpet, to celebrities killing the stage with outstanding performances and jaw dropping awards and nominees.demi-lovato-iheartradio

American actress and singer Zendaya definitely takes home the gold for best dressed. She strutted into the awards wearing an all red velvet suit and black leather crop top that matched perfectly with her black heels. Zendaya’s style never disappoints with so many different looks, who knows what she’s going to surprise us with next. Demi Lovato also made a stunning appearance in her Alexander McQueen pantsuit and black open-toed Prada heels. There are just too many celebrities to congratulate on their wardrobe choices, because everyone came dressed to impress.

serayah-mcneill-iheartradio-music-awards-2016-red-carpet-in-inglewood-1_thumbnailSome of the most trending topics of the night include Taylor Swift and Calvin Harris power couple moment when Swift gave him an endearing shout-out during her acceptance award for Best Tour. Demi Lovato surprised the audience with an emotional performance of her song “Stone Cold,” performed with one of the world’s biggest country stars Brad Paisley. Lovato’s night doesn’t end there; fans are still swooning over ex-boyfriend Joe Jonas quickly serenading the pop star during his DNCE performance of “Cake by the Ocean.” Chris Brown kept the audience on their feet when he decided to perform not one, but four songs from his latest album “Royalty”, including “Liquor,” “Back to Sleep,” “Wrist” and “Anyway.” We could not go on with the night without having the winner of the Best New Artist award,  Fetty Wap, bless the stage with his talented crew popping wheelies on their motorcycles. The “Belieber” fans of none other than Justin Bieber himself have never been more jealous of the lucky fan that got to dance with Bieber during his performance of his song “Company,” debuted from his album “Purpose.”

With so many great performances and red carpet appearances, the great awards that were presented throughout the night stole the show; including Taylor Swift walking away with four awards, beloved singer Adele winning Song of the Year, hip hop recording artist Drake receiving Best Hip Hop Song of the Year and country star Luke Bryan winning Country Artist of the Year. Below is a list of the iHeartRadio Music Award nominees and recipients:

Song of the Year:
“Blank Space” – Taylor Swift
“Can’t Feel My Face” – The Weeknd
“Hello” – Adele — WINNER
“Shut Up and Dance” – Walk the Moon
“Uptown Funk” – Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars

Female Artist of the Year:
Adele
Carrie Underwood
Meghan Trainor
Selena Gomez
Taylor Swift — WINNER

Male Artist of the Year:
Ed Sheeran
Justin Bieber — WINNER
Luke Bryan
Sam Smith
The Weeknd

Best New Artist:
Fetty Wap — WINNER
Hozier
Sam Hunt
Shawn Mendes
Tove Lo

Best Duo/Group of the Year:
Fall Out Boy
Maroon 5 — WINNER
One Direction
Walk the Moon
Zac Brown Band

Album of the Year:
1989 – Taylor Swift — WINNER
25 – Adele
Beauty Behind the Madness – The Weeknd
In the Lonely Hour – Sam Smith
X – Ed Sheeran

Best Tour: 
Foo Fighters
Garth Brooks
Luke Bryan
Taylor Swift — WINNER
U2

Alternative Rock Artist of the Year:
AWOLNATION
Foo Fighters
Muse
Twenty One Pilots — WINNER
X Ambassadors

Alternative Rock Song of the Year:
“Cigarette Daydreams” – Cage The Elephant
“Ex’s & Oh’s” – Elle King
“Renegades” – X Ambassadors
“Shut Up and Dance” – Walk the Moon
“Stressed Out” – Twenty One Pilots — WINNER

Rock Artist of the Year:
Breaking Benjamin
Disturbed
Five Finger Death Punch
Foo Fighters — WINNER
Three Days Grace

Rock Song of the Year:
“Cut the Cord” – Shinedown
“Failure” – Breaking Benjamin
“Footsteps” – Pop Evil
“Heavy Is the Head” – Zac Brown Band featuring Chris Cornell — WINNER
“I Am Machine” – Three Days Grace

Country Song of the Year:
“Buy Me a Boat” – Chris Janson — WINNER
“Homegrown” – Zac Brown Band
“I See You” – Luke Bryan
“Lose My Mind” – Brett Eldredge
“Take Your Time” – Sam Hunt

Country Artist of the Year:
Blake Shelton
Brad Paisley
Luke Bryan — WINNER
Sam Hunt
Thomas Rhett

Dance Song of the Year:
“Hey Mama” – David Guetta featuring Nicki Minaj, Bebe Rexha & Afrojack
“Lean On” – Major Lazer & DJ Snake featuring MØ
“Waves” – Mr. Probz
“Where Are Ü Now” – Skrillex & Diplo with Justin Bieber — WINNER
“You Know You Like It” – DJ Snake & AlunaGeorge

Dance Artist of the Year:
Calvin Harris — WINNER
David Guetta
Major Lazer
Skrillex & Diplo
Zedd

Hip Hop Song of the Year:
“Blessings” – Big Sean featuring Drake & Kanye West
“Flex (Ooh, Ooh, Ooh)” – Rich Homie Quan
“Hotline Bling” – Drake — WINNER
“Trap Queen” – Fetty Wap
“Truffle Butter” – Nicki Minaj featuring Drake & Lil Wayne

Hip Hop Artist of the Year:
Big Sean
Drake — WINNER
Fetty Wap
Future
J. Cole

R&B Song of the Year:
“Bitch Better Have My Money” – Rihanna
“Earned It” – The Weeknd — WINNER
“Planes” – Jeremih featuring J. Cole
“Post To Be” – Omarion featuring Chris Brown & Jhene Aiko
“The Hills” – The Weeknd

R&B Artist of the Year:
Beyoncé
Chris Brown — WINNER
The Weeknd
Trey Songz
Usher

Latin Song of the Year:
“Ay Vamos” – J Balvin
“El Perdón” – Nicky Jam & Enrique Iglesias — WINNER
“Hilito” – Romeo Santos
“La Gozadera” – Gente De Zona featuring Marc Anthony
“Mi Verdad” – Maná featuring Shakira

Latin Artist of the Year:
Enrique Iglesias
J Balvin
Nicky Jam
Pitbull — WINNER
Prince Royce

Regional Mexican Song of the Year:
“Aunque Ahora Estés Con Él” – Calibre 50
“Eres Una Niña” – Gerardo Ortiz
“Levantando Polvadera” – Voz de Mando — WINNER
“Mi Vicio Más Grande” – Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizárraga
“Te Metiste” – Ariel Camacho y Los Plebes del Rancho

Regional Mexican Artist of the Year:
Banda Los Recoditos — WINNER
Calibre 50
Gerardo Ortiz
Julión Álvarez y Su Norteño Banda
Voz De Mando

Best Lyrics:
“Die A Happy Man” – Thomas Rhett
“Fight Song” – Rachel Platten — WINNER
“Hello” – Adele
“Photograph” – Ed Sheeran
“See You Again” – Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth

Best Collaboration:
“Bad Blood” – Taylor Swift featuring Kendrick Lamar
“Like I’m Gonna Lose You” – Meghan Trainor featuring John Legend
“See You Again” – Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth
“Uptown Funk” – Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars — WINNER
“Where Are Ü Now” – Skrillex & Diplo with Justin Bieber

Best Cover Song:
1989 (Album in Full) – Ryan Adams covering Taylor Swift
“Bad Blood” – Alessia Cara covering Taylor Swift
“Bitch Better Have My Money” – Kelly Clarkson covering Rihanna
“Cheerleader” – Pentatonix covering Omi
“Hands To Myself/Sorry” – Troye Sivan covering Selena Gomez And Justin Bieber
“Hello” – Demi Lovato covering Adele
“Hotline Bling” – Justin Bieber covering Drake
“Hotline Bling” – Sam Smith & Disclosure covering Drake
“Trap Queen” – Ed Sheeran covering Fetty Wap
“Uptown Funk” – Fifth Harmony, Jasmine V, Jacob Whitesides and Mahogany Lox covering Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars — WINNER

Best Song from a Movie:
“Earned It” – The Weeknd (50 Shades of Grey)
“Love Me Like You Do” – Ellie Goulding (50 Shades of Grey)
“See You Again” – Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth (Furious 7)
“Til It Happens To You” – Lady Gaga (The Hunting Ground) — WINNER
“Writing’s On The Wall” – Sam Smith (Spectre)

Most Meme-able Moment:
Adele and all of the “Hello” memes (Lionel Richie, Miss Piggy, Etc.)
Drake and “Hotline Bling”
Katy Perry and the Left Shark (from Super Bowl 49)
Kanye West and Kanye For President / Kanye 2020
Taylor Swift’s “Crazy Girl” with Running Mascara (from “Blank Space” video) — WINNER

Triple Threat
Lady Gaga – Singer/Actor/Activist
Hailee Steinfeld – Singer/Actor/Model
Jason Derulo – Singer/Host/Dancer
Jennifer Lopez – Singer/Actor/Dancer
Justin Timberlake – Singer/Actor/Dancer
Nick Jonas – Singer/Actor/Model
Selena Gomez – Singer/Actor/Dancer — WINNER
Troye Sivan – Singer/Actor/YouTuber
Usher – Singer/Actor/Dancer
Zendaya – Singer/Actor/Dancer

Best Fan Army:
5 Seconds of Summer – 5SOSFam
Adam Lambert – Glamberts
Ariana Grande – Arianators
Demi Lovato – Lovatics
Fifth Harmony – Harmonizers
Justin Bieber – Beliebers — WINNER
Little Mix – Mixers
Nicki Minaj – Barbz
One Direction – Directioners
Selena Gomez – Selenators
Shawn Mendes – Mendes Army
Taylor Swift – Swifties

 

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