2018 iHeartRadio Awards: Complete list of winners led by Ed Sheeran, Taylor Swift

The fifth annual iHeartRadio Radio Music Awards took place on March 11 at the Forum Arena in Los Angeles. These kudos honored artists across a range of music genres including rock, country, dance, hip-hop, latin and regional Mexican music. DJ Khaled and Hailey Baldwin hosted, with the telecast airing live on TBS, TNT and truTV beginning at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT, In addition, the award ceremony was simulcast on iHeartMedia stations nationwide.

Among the big winners were Ed Sheeran, who claimed the top prize of Song of the Year for his hit “Shape of You” as well as Male Artist of the Year and Pol Album of the Year (÷), and Taylor Swift who was named Female Artist of the Year and debuted the video for her new hit single “Delicate.”

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

Female Artist of the Year
Alessia Cara
Halsey
P!NK
Rihanna
X – Taylor Swift

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

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

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

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

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Albums of the Year
Alternative Rock: Evolve – Imagine Dragons
Country: From A Room: Volume 1 – Chris Stapleton
Dance: Memories…Do Not Open – The Chainsmokers
Hip-Hop: Damn – Kendrick Lamar
Pop: ÷ – Ed Sheeran
R&B: American Teen – Khalid
Rock: One More Light – Linkin Park

Best Collaboration
“Despacito” – Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber
“Don’t Wanna Know” – Maroon 5 featuring Kendrick Lamar
X – “Something Just Like This” – The Chainsmokers and Coldplay
“Stay” – Zedd and Alessia Cara
“Wild Thoughts” – DJ Khaled featuring Rihanna and Bryson Tiller

Alternative Rock Song of the Year
“Believer” – Imagine Dragons
X – “Feel It Still” – Portugal. The Man
“Thunder” – Imagine Dragons
“Walk On Water” – Thirty Seconds To Mars
“Wish I Knew You” – The Revivalists

Alternative Rock Artist of the Year
Cage The Elephant
X – Imagine Dragons
Judah & The Lion
Kings Of Leon
Portugal. The Man

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

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

Country Artist of the Year
Blake Shelton
Jason Aldean
Luke Bryan
Sam Hunt
X – Thomas Rhett

Best New Country Artist
Brett Young
Jon Pardi
Kane Brown
Lauren Alaina
X – Luke Combs

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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
X – “Stay” – Zedd and Alessia Cara

Dance Artist of the Year
Calvin Harris
Cheat Codes
Kygo
X – The Chainsmokers
Zedd

Hip-Hop Song of the Year
“Bad and Boujee” – Migos featuring Lil Uzi Vert
“Bodak Yellow” – Cardi B
“HUMBLE.” – Kendrick Lamar
“Rockstar” – Post Malone
X – “Wild Thoughts” – DJ Khaled featuring Rihanna and Bryson Tiller

Hip-Hop Artist of the Year
DJ Khaled
Drake
Future
X – Kendrick Lamar
Migos

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

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

Latin Artist of the Year
CNCO
J Balvin
X – Luis Fonsi
Nicky Jam
Shakira

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

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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
X – “That’s What I Like” – Bruno Mars

R&B Artist of the Year
X – Bruno Mars
Childish Gambino
Khalid
Rihanna
The Weeknd

Best New R&B Artist
6LACK
Kehlani
Kevin Ross
X – Khalid
SZA

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

Rock Artist of the Year
Foo Fighters
Highly Suspect
X – Metallica
Papa Roach
Royal Blood

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
X – “Slow Hands” – Niall Horan

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
X – “The Chain” – Harry Styles
“Touch” – Ed Sheeran
“The Tribute Song” – Thirty Seconds To Mars

Best Fan Army presented by Taco Bell: *Socially Voted Category
Arianators – Ariana Grande
Beliebers – Justin Bieber
X – BTS – BTS
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

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
X – “Sign Of The Times” – Harry Styles
“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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