iHeartRadio Music Awards: Billie Eilish, Lizzo, Jonas Brothers Among Nominees

10:34 AM 1/8/2020

by Rania Aniftos, Billboard

Other contenders include Lil Nas X, Shawn Mendes, Camila Cabello, Ariana Grande, Halsey and Taylor Swift.

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The iHeartRadio Music Awards are returning for the seventh year, recognizing the most-played names and songs throughout iHeartRadio's stations and apps.

The company and Fox Entertainment on Wednesday announced the star-studded list of nominees, with a number of artists receiving multiple mentions.

“It’s always exciting to see who gets nominated for our iHeartRadio Music Awards,” said Tom Poleman, chief programming officer for iHeartMedia, said in a statement. “This year’s nominees represent the music heard all year on our stations and the iHeartRadio app. We can’t wait to bring them together for one incredible night of celebration and see who takes home the award in all thirty-plus categories.”

Billie Eilish's "bad guy," Lil Nas X's "Old Town Road," Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello's “Señorita,” Jonas Brothers' "Sucker" and Lizzo's "Truth Hurts" are all up for song of the year honors. Eilish, Lizzo, Ariana Grande, Halsey and Taylor Swift received noms for female artist of the year, while the male artist of the year nominees include Ed Sheeran, Khalid, Luke Combs, Post Malone and Shawn Mendes.

Fans will have the opportunity to vote for several categories, including best fan army, best lyrics, best cover song, best music video, best remix, the social star award, favorite tour photographer and the first-ever favorite music video choreography award. Voting is available now through Twitter using the appropriate category and nominee hashtags or by visiting iHeartRadio.com/awards and will close March 23 at 8 p.m. ET, except for best fan army, which will run until March 27 at 9 a.m.

The 2020 iHeartRadio Music Awards are set to air live from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on March 29 at 8 p.m. ET on Fox.

This story first appeared on Billboard.com.

  • Song of the Year

    "bad guy" - Billie Eilish
    "Old Town Road" - Lil Nas X
    "Señorita" - Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello
    "Sucker" - Jonas Brothers
    "Truth Hurts" - Lizzo

  • Female Artist of the Year

    Ariana Grande

    Billie Eilish



    Taylor Swift

  • Male Artist of the Year

    Ed Sheeran


    Luke Combs

    Post Malone

    Shawn Mendes

  • Best Duo/Group of the Year

    Dan + Shay
    Imagine Dragons
    Jonas Brothers
    Maroon 5
    Panic! At The Disco

  • Best Collaboration

    "Dancing With a Stranger" - Sam Smith & Normani
    "Eastside" - benny blanco, Halsey & Khalid
    "I Don't Care" - Ed Sheeran & Justin Bieber
    "Señorita" - Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello
    "Sunflower" - Post Malone & Swae Lee

  • Best New Pop Artist

    Ava Max


    Lewis Capaldi

    Lil Nas X


  • Best New Rock/Alternative Rock Artist

    Dirty Honey
    Dominic Fike
    Matt Maeson
    The Glorious Sons

  • Alternative Rock Artist of the Year

    Billie Eilish
    Cage The Elephant
    Imagine Dragons
    Panic! At The Disco
    twenty one pilots

  • Alternative Rock Song of the Year

    "bad guy" - Billie Eilish

    "Doin' Time" - Lana Del Rey

    "Ready To Let Go" - Cage The Elephant

    "The Hype" - twenty one pilots

    "Trampoline" - SHAED

  • Rock Song of the Year

    "Blue On Black" - Five Finger Death Punch
    "Ghost" - Badflower
    "Lo/Hi" - The Black Keys
    "Monsters" - Shinedown
    "S.O.S. (Sawed Off Shotgun)" - The Glorious Sons

  • Rock Artist of the Year


    Five Finger Death Punch


    Greta Van Fleet


  • Country Song of the Year

    "Beautiful Crazy" - Luke Combs
    "GIRL" - Maren Morris
    "God's Country" - Blake Shelton
    "The Ones That Didn't Make It Back Home" - Justin Moore
    "Whiskey Glasses" - Morgan Wallen

  • Country Artist

    Carrie Underwood

    Dan + Shay

    Luke Bryan

    Luke Combs

    Thomas Rhett

  • Best New Country Artist

    Jimmie Allen
    Matt Stell?
    Morgan Wallen?
    Riley Green
    Runaway June

  • Dance Artist of the Year



    Loud Luxury


    The Chainsmokers

  • Dance Song of the Year

    "Body" - Loud Luxury featuring brando?

    "Close To Me" - Ellie Goulding, Diplo featuring Swae Lee

    "Here With Me" - Marshmello featuring Chvrches?

    "Higher Love" - Kygo & Whitney Houston

    "So Close" - NOTD, Felix Jaehn & Captain Cutsv featuring Georgia Ku

  • 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

  • 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 & Drake

    "No Guidance" - Chris Brown featuring Drake

    "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 Song of the Year

    "Calma" - Pedro Capó & Alicia Keys featuring Farruko?

    "Con Calma" - Daddy Yankee & Katy Perry featuring Snow

    "MIA" - Bad Bunny featuring Drake

    "QUE PRETENDES" - J Balvin & Bad Bunny

    "Taki Taki" - DJ Snake featuring Selena Gomez, Ozuna & Cardi B

  • Latin Pop/Urban Artist of the Year

    Bad Bunny

    Daddy Yankee

    J Balvin



  • Best New Latin Pop/Urban Artist


  • Regional Mexican Song of the Year

    "¿Por Qué Cambiaste De Opinión" - Calibre 50

    "A Través Del Vaso" - Banda Los Sebastianes?

    "Con Todo Incluido" - La Adictiva Banda San José De Mesillas?

    "Encantadora" - El Fantasma?

    "Nada Nuevo" - Christian Nodal

  • Regional Mexican Artist of the Year

    Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizárraga

    Calibre 50

    Christian Nodal

    El Fantasma?

    La Arrolladora Banda El Limón

  • New Regional Mexican Artist of the Year

    Banda Los Sebastianes?

    El Fantasma

    Fuerza Regida


    Lenin Ramírez

  • Best Lyrics

    "10,000 Hours" - Dan + Shay & Justin Bieber

    "7 rings" - Ariana Grande

    "bad guy" - Billie Eilish?

    "Beautiful People" - Ed Sheeran featuring Khalid

    "Hot Girl Summer" - Megan Thee Stallion featuring Nicki Minaj & Ty Dolla $ign

    "Juice" - Lizzo?

    "Lose You To Love Me" - Selena Gomez

    "Nightmare" - Halsey

    "Señorita" - Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello?

    "Someone You Loved" - Lewis Capaldi?

    "The Bones" - Maren Morris

    "You Need to Calm Down" - Taylor Swift

  • 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

    "10,000 Hours" - Dan + Shay & Justin Bieber

    "7 rings" - Ariana Grande

    "bad guy" - Billie Eilish?

    "Beautiful People" - Ed Sheeran featuring Khalid

    "Hot Girl Summer" - Megan Thee Stallion featuring Nicki Minaj & Ty Dolla $ign

    "Juice" - Lizzo?

    "Lose You To Love Me" - Selena Gomez

    "Nightmare" - Halsey

    "Señorita" - Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello?

    "Someone You Loved" - Lewis Capaldi?

    "The Bones" - Maren Morris

    "You Need to Calm Down" - Taylor Swift

  • Best Cover Song

    Led Zeppelin - "Black Dog" - Miley Cyrus cover

    Ariana Grande - "break up with your girlfriend, i'm bored" - Lana Del Rey cover

    Phil Collins - "Can't Stop Loving You" - Taylor Swift cover

    Sam Smith & Normani - "Dancing With A Stranger" - 5SOS cover

    Elvin Bishop - "Fooled Around and Fell in Love" - Miranda Lambert, Maren Morris, Elle King, Ashley McBryde, Tenille Townes, Caylee Hammack cover

    The Rembrandts - "I'll Be There For You" - Meghan Trainor cover

    Taylor Swift - "Lover" - Keith Urban cover

    Lewis Capaldi - "Someone You Loved" - Camila Cabello cover

    Jonas Brothers - "Sucker" – Halsey cover

    Post Malone - "Sunflower" - Vampire Weekend cover

  • Best Fan Army

    Agnation - Agnez Mo

    Arianators - Ariana Grande

    Beliebers - Justin Bieber

    BTSArmy - BTS

    Camilizers - Camila Cabello?

    Harries - Harry Styles

    Limelights - Why Don't We

    Louies - Louis Tomlinson

    MendesArmy - Shawn Mendes

    Niallers - Niall Horan

    Selenators - Selena Gomez

    Swifties - Taylor Swift

  • Best Music Video

    "7 rings" - Ariana Grande

    "bad guy" - Billie Eilish?

    "Boy With Luv" - BTS featuring Halsey

    "Con Altura" - Rosalía, J Balvin featuring El Guincho?

    "Con Calma" - Daddy Yankee & Snow

    "Dancing With A Stranger" - Sam Smith & Normani?

    "I Don’t Care" - Ed Sheeran & 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 & Camila Cabello?

    "Sucker" - Jonas Brothers

  • Social Star Award

    Asher Angel

    Cody Orlove?

    Danielle Cohn

    DeStorm Power

    King Bach

    Montana Tucker

    Niki and Gabi

    Piper Rockelle?

    Scotty Sire

    Stephanie Poetri?

    The Moy Boys

    Zoe Laverne

  • Best Remix

    "bad guy" - Billie Eilish (with Justin Bieber)

    "Con Calma" - Daddy Yankee, Katy Perry featuring Snow

    "Good As Hell" - Lizzo featuring Ariana Grande

    "Higher Love" – Kygo & 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?

    "Without Me" - Halsey featuring Juice WRLD

  • Favorite Tour Photographer

    Adam Degross (Post Malone)
    Alfredo Flores (Ariana Grande)
    Andy DeLuca (5SOS)
    Blair Caldwell (Normani)
    Daniel Prakopcyk (John Mayer)
    Jake Chamseddine (Panic! At The Disco)
    Josiah Van Dien (Shawn Mendes)
    Matty Vogel (Billie Eilish)
    Rays Corrupted Mind (Travis Scott)
    Zack Caspary (Why Don't We)
    Zakary Walters (Ed Sheeran)

  • Best Music Video Choreography

    "7 rings" (Ariana Grande) - Scott and Brian Nicholson
    "How Do You Sleep?" (Sam Smith) - Parris Goebel?
    "Kill This Love" (BLACKPINK) - Kyle Hanagami & Kiel Tutin?
    "ME!" (Taylor Swift featuring Brendon Urie) - Tyce Diorio?
    "Motivation" (Normani) - Sean Bankhead?
    "Señorita" (Shawn Mendes & Camilla Cabello) - Calvit Hodge & Sara Bivens