2017 iHeart Radio Awards (Winners Inside)

March 6, 2017

Last night the 2017 iHeartRadio Awards went down at The Forum in Inglewood, California and was hosted by Ryan Seacrest. Drake was the man of the evening as he received both the most nominations (15) and most wins (7), followed by The Chainsmokers. It seems like mixups are becoming an award show tradition however Before the award show aired Sunday, iHeartRadio announced that Zayn Malik had won Best Music Video for “Pillowtalk"  and even accepted via Snapchat. Unfortunately, Zayn was not the true winner ― Fifth Harmony was. Other than that the night seemed to have gone of flawlessly with performances from Big Sean, Bruno Mars and more. See the full list of winners below. 


*= Socially Voted Category


Innovator Award

Bruno Mars


Best Tour

A Head Full of Dreams Tour - Coldplay


Song of the Year

"Can't Stop The Feeling!" - Justin Timberlake

"Cheap Thrills" - Sia Ft. Sean Paul

"Closer" - The Chainsmokers Ft. Halsey

"One Dance" - Drake Ft. Wizkid & Kyla

"Stressed Out" - twenty one pilots


Female Artist of the Year


Ariana Grande


Selena Gomez



Male Artist of the Year


Justin Bieber

Luke Bryan

Shawn Mendes

The Weeknd


Best Duo/Group of the Year



Florida Georgia Line

The Chainsmokers

twenty one pilots


Producer of the Year

Benny Blanco

Greg Kurstin

Max Martin

Mike Elizondo

The Chainsmokers


Pop Album of the Year

25 - Adele


Best New Pop Artist

The Chainsmokers

Alessia Cara


Lukas Graham



Best Fan Army

5 Seconds of Summer - 5SOSFam

Ariana Grande - Arianators

Beyoncé - Beyhive

Britney Spears - Britney Army

Demi Lovato - Lovatics

Fifth Harmony - Harmonizers

Justin Bieber - Beliebers

Katy Perry - KatyCats

Lady Gaga - Little Monsters

Rihanna - Rihanna Navy

Selena Gomez - Selenators

Shawn Mendes - Mendes Army

twenty one pilots - #twentyonepilots


Alternative Rock Album of the Year

Blurryface - twenty one pilots


Alternative Rock Song of the Year

"Heathens" - twenty one pilots

"Bored to Death" - blink-182

"Dark Necessities" - Red Hot Chili Peppers

"Ride" - twenty one pilots

"Trouble" - Cage The Elephant


Alternative Rock Artist of the Year

twenty one pilots


Cage The Elephant


The Strumbellas


Rock Album of the Year

Hardwired... to Self-Destruct - Metallica


Rock Song of the Year

"Bang Bang" - Green Day

"Dark Necessities" - Red Hot Chili Peppers

"Take Me Down" – The Pretty Reckless

"The Devil's Bleeding Crown" – Volbeat

"The Sound Of Silence" - Disturbed


Rock Artist of the Year


Five Finger Death Punch

Red Hot Chili Peppers




Best New Rock/Alternative Rock Artist

The Strumbellas



Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats

Red Sun Rising


Country Album of the Year

Traveller - Chris Stapleton


Country Song of the Year

"Church Bells" - Carrie Underwood

"Snapback" - Old Dominion

"Somewhere On A Beach" - Dierks

Bentley"T-Shirt" - Thomas Rhett

"You Should Be Here" - Cole Swindell


Country Artist of the Year

Thomas Rhett

Carrie Underwood

Jason Aldean

Keith Urban

Luke Bryan


Best New Country Artist

Kelsea Ballerini

Chris Lane

Chris Stapleton

Granger Smith

Maren Morris


Dance Album of the Year

Collage - The Chainsmokers


Dance Song of the Year

"Closer" - The Chainsmokers Ft. Halsey

"Cold Water" - Major Lazer Ft.Justin Bieber & MØ

"Don't Let Me Down" - The Chainsmokers Ft. Daya

"I Took A Pill In Ibiza" - Mike Posner

"Let Me Love You" - DJ Snake Ft. Justin Bieber\


Dance Artist of the Year

Calvin Harris

DJ Snake


Major Lazer
The Chainsmokers


Hip-Hop Song of the Year

"All The Way Up" - Fat Joe &Remy Ma Ft. French Montana & Infrared

"Controlla" – Drake

"For Free" - DJ Khaled Ft. Drake

"One Dance" - Drake Ft. Wizkid & Kyla

"Panda" - Desiigner


Hip-Hop Artist of the Year


DJ Khaled



J. Cole


Best New Hip-Hop Artist

Chance The Rapper



Kent Jones

Kevin Gates


R&B Album of the Year

Anti - Rihanna


R&B Song of the Year

"Needed Me" – Rihanna

"Exchange" - Bryson Tiller

"No Limit" - Usher Ft. Young Thug

"Sorry" – Beyoncé

"Work" - Rihanna Ft. Drake


R&B Artist of the Year


Bryson Tiller


The Weeknd


Best New R&B Artist

Bryson Tiller



Kayla Brianna

Ro James


Latin Album of the Year

Energía - J Balvin


Latin Song of the Year

"Ay Mi Dios" - IAmChino Ft. Pitbull, Yandel & El Chacal

"De Pies A Cabeza" - Mana Ft. Nicky Jam

"Duele El Corazon" - Enrique Iglesias Ft. Wisin

"La Carretera" - Prince Royce

"Ya Me Enteré" - Reik Ft. Nicky Jam


Latin Artist of the Year

Enrique Iglesias

J Balvin

Nicky Jam

Prince Royce



Best New Latin Artist


Carlos Rivera

Christian Daniel


Sofia Reyes


Regional Mexican Album of the Year

Recuerden Mi Estilo - Los Plebes Del Rancho De Ariel Camacho


Regional Mexican Song of the Year

"Amor Del Bueno" - Calibre 50

"Cicatrices" - Regulo Caro

"Me Está Gustando" - Banda Los Recoditos

"¿Por Qué Terminamos?" - Gerardo Ortiz

"Solo Con Verte" - Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizárraga


Regional Mexican Artist of the Year

Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizárraga

Banda Los Recoditos

Calibre 50

Gerardo Ortiz

Remmy Valenzuela

Best New Regional Mexican Artist

Joss Favela

Adriel Favela

Banda Los Sebastianes

Cheyo Carrillo

La Séptima Banda



*Best Lyrics

"Love Yourself" - Justin Bieber

"7 Years" - Lukas Graham

"Came Here to Forget" - Blake Shelton

"Cheap Thrills" - Sia Ft. Sean Paul

"Closer" - The Chainsmokers Ft. Halsey

"Heathens" - twenty one pilots

"Scars To Your Beautiful" - Alessia Cara

"Send My Love (To Your New Lover)" – Adele

"Too Good" – Drake Ft. Rihanna

"You Should Be Here" - Cole Swindell


*Best Collaboration

"Cheap Thrills" - Sia Ft. Sean Paul

"Closer" - The Chainsmokers Ft. Halsey

"Don't Let Me Down" - The Chainsmokers Ft. Daya

"This Is What You Came For" - Calvin Harris Ft. Rihanna

"Work" - Rihanna Ft. Drake


*Best Cover Song

"All I Ask" - Bruno Mars

"Ex's and Oh's" - Fifth Harmony

"Fast Car" - Justin Bieber

"Hands to Myself" – DNCE

"Here" - Shawn Mendes

"How Will I Know" - Ariana Grande

"Love on the Brain" - Kelly Clarkson

"Purple Rain" - Jennifer Hudson & The Cast of The Color Purple

"Sound of Silence" – Disturbed

"Too Good" - Zara Larsson


*Best Song from a Movie

"Girls Talk Boys" - 5 Seconds of Summer (Ghostbusters)

"Can't Stop the Feeling" - Justin Timberlake (Trolls)

"Falling for You" - Ellie Goulding (Bridget Jones's Baby)

"Heathens" - twenty one pilots (Suicide Squad)

"Just Like Fire" - P!nk (Alice Through the Looking Glass)


*Best Music Video

"Pillowtalk" – ZAYN

"Can't Stop the Feeling!*" - Justin Timberlake

"Don't Let Me Down" - The Chainsmokers Ft. Daya

"Formation" – Beyoncé"

Hasta El Amanecer" - Nicky Jam

"Heathens" - twenty one pilots

"Hymn for the Weekend" – Coldplay

"I Took A Pill In Ibiza" - Mike Posner

"Side to Side" - Ariana Grande Ft. Nicki Minaj

"This Is What You Came For" - Calvin Harris Ft. Rihanna

"Work" - Rihanna featuring Drake

"Work From Home" - Fifth Harmony Ft.Ty Dolla $ign


*Best Underground Alternative Band

Hey Violet

Pierce the Veil


Sleeping With Sirens

Tonight Alive


*Social Star Award

Alex Aiono from YouTube

Baby Ariel from Musical.ly

Emma McGann from YouNow

Hailey Knox from YouNow

Jack and Jack from Snapchat

Jacob Sartorius from Musical.ly

Marcus Perez from Facebook

Steph Clavin from Instagram

Todrick Hall from YouTube

xYego from Smule


Best Solo Breakout
Camila Cabello
Niall Horan
Louis Tomlinson
Olivia O’Brien



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