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iHeartMedia and FOX Entertainment Announce Nominees for the Tenth Annual 2023 “iHeartRadio Music Awards”

1-11-2023

Doja Cat, Glass Animals, Harry Styles, Imagine Dragons, Jack Harlow, Justin Bieber, Latto, Lil Nas X, Lizzo and Taylor Swift Nominated for Song of the Year at the 2023 “iHeartRadio Music Awards” Airing Live from Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, Monday, March 27, on FOX

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- iHeartMedia and FOX Entertainment today announced the nominees for the 2023 iHeartRadio Music Awards, airing LIVE from Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, Monday, March 27 (8:00-10:00 p.m. ET live / PT tape-delayed) on FOX. The event also will be heard on iHeartMedia radio stations nationwide and on the iHeartRadio app.

Now in its tenth year, the iHeartRadio Music Awards will celebrate the most-played artists and songs on iHeartRadio stations and the iHeartRadio app throughout 2022, while also offering a preview of the upcoming hits of 2023. The show will feature award presentations in multiple categories, live performances from the biggest artists in music, surprise stage moments and will tell the stories of the winning artists’ road to #1. Since the Awards’ inception in 2013, the show has included live performances and appearances by superstar artists, such as Alicia Keys, Bruno Mars, Elton John, Garth Brooks, Rihanna, Halsey, Justin Bieber, John Legend, Kacey Musgraves, Chris Martin, Ariana Grande, The Weeknd, Bon Jovi, Maroon 5, Camila Cabello, Taylor Swift, Katy Perry, Ed Sheeran, Big Sean, Sam Smith, Madonna, Blake Shelton, Pharrell, Pitbull, Jennifer Lopez and many others.

“This is the one awards show that shares the stories with fans of how the biggest artists of the year made their journeys to the top of the charts,” said John Sykes, President of Entertainment Enterprises for iHeartMedia. “It’s a celebration of “best in class” and viewers across America can watch it live on FOX.”

Artists receiving multiple nominations include, AJR, Anitta, Bailey Zimmerman, Bad Bunny, Bebe Rexha, Beyoncé, BLACKPINK, Black Eyed Peas, Blxst, Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic, BTS, Calibre 50, Carrie Underwood, David Guetta, Doja Cat, Drake, Dua Lipa, Elle King, Elton John, Farruko, Future, GAYLE, Glass Animals, GloRilla, Grupo Firme, Harry Styes, Imagine Dragons, Jack Harlow, Jordan Davis, Justin Bieber, Karol G, Kelsea Ballerini, Kenny Chesney, Kim Petras, Kodak Black, Latto, La Adictiva, Lady Gaga, Lil Baby, Lil Nas X, Lizzo, Luke Bryan, Luke Combs, Machine Gun Kelly, Måneskin, Megan Thee Stallion, Morgan Wallen, Muni Long, Nicki Minaj, Post Malone, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Rihanna, Sam Smith, Selena Gomez, Shania Twain, Shinedown, Steve Lacy, Swedish House Mafia, SZA, Taylor Swift, Tems, The Weeknd, Three Days Grace, Tiësto, and Yung Gravy. All nominees are listed below. For a full list of categories, visit iHeartRadio.com/awards.

“It’s been a great year for music with so many inspiring hits, we can’t wait to celebrate these artists and songs at the 2023 iHeartRadio Music Awards,” said Tom Poleman, President and Chief Programming Officer for iHeartMedia. “Our annual awards show is one of the best in the industry at celebrating the power of music. This year’s show will once again entertain fans with incredible performances and special collaborations, it will be the year’s must-see event.”

In addition to paying tribute to music and artists, the 2023 iHeartRadio Music Awards will again celebrate the fans, giving iHeartRadio listeners the opportunity to decide winners in several new and established categories. Fan voting will determine this year’s Best Lyrics, Best Music Video, Best Fan Army, the Social Star Award, Favorite Tour Photographer, TikTok Bop of the Year, Favorite Documentary, Favorite Tour Style, Favorite Residency and Favorite Use of a Sample.

Social voting begins today, January 11, and will close on March 20 at 11:59 p.m. PT for all categories. Fans can vote on Twitter using the appropriate category and nominee hashtags or by visiting iHeartRadio.com/awards.

Among the many winners of the 2022 Awards were Dua Lipa for Song of the Year; Olivia Rodrigo for Female Artist of the Year; Lil Nas X for Male Artist of the Year; and Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic for Best Duo/Group of the Year. The 2022 iHeartRadio Music Awards also honored Jennifer Lopez with the 2022 iHeartRadio Icon Award.

This year’s awards will once again feature a broad array of categories – finalists (in alphabetical order) are:

Song of the Year:

  • “About Damn Time”- Lizzo
  • “Anti-Hero”- Taylor Swift
  • “As It Was”- Harry Styles
  • “Big Energy”- Latto
  • “Enemy (from the series Arcane League of Legends)”- Imagine Dragons
  • “First Class”- Jack Harlow
  • “Ghost”- Justin Bieber
  • “Heat Waves”- Glass Animals
  • “INDUSTRY BABY”- Lil Nas X & Jack Harlow
  • “Woman”- Doja Cat

Artist of the Year:

  • Beyoncé
  • Doja Cat
  • Drake
  • Dua Lipa
  • Harry Styles
  • Jack Harlow
  • Justin Bieber
  • Lizzo
  • Taylor Swift
  • The Weeknd

Best Duo/Group of the Year:

  • AJR
  • Black Eyed Peas
  • BLACKPINK
  • Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic
  • Glass Animals
  • Imagine Dragons
  • Måneskin
  • OneRepublic
  • Parmalee
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers

Best Collaboration:

  • “Drunk (And I Don't Wanna Go Home)”- Elle King & Miranda Lambert
  • “Cold Heart”- Elton John & Dua Lipa
  • “half of my hometown”- Kelsea Ballerini ft. Kenny Chesney
  • “I Like You (A Happier Song)”- Post Malone ft. Doja Cat
  • “INDUSTRY BABY”- Lil Nas X & Jack Harlow
  • “One Right Now”- Post Malone & The Weeknd
  • “Sweetest Pie”- Megan Thee Stallion & Dua Lipa
  • “Unholy”- Sam Smith & Kim Petras
  • “WAIT FOR U”– Future ft. Drake & Tems
  • “You Right”- Doja Cat ft. The Weeknd

Best New Pop Artist:

  • Dove Cameron
  • GAYLE
  • Jax
  • Nicky Youre
  • Steve Lacy

Country Song of the Year:

  • “Buy Dirt”- Jordan Davis ft. Luke Bryan
  • “half of my hometown”- Kelsea Ballerini ft. Kenny Chesney
  • “She Had Me At Heads Carolina”- Cole Swindell
  • “The Kind of Love We Make”- Luke Combs
  • “Wasted On You”- Morgan Wallen

Country Artist of the Year:

  • Carrie Underwood
  • Jason Aldean
  • Kane Brown
  • Luke Combs
  • Morgan Wallen

Best New Country Artist:

  • Bailey Zimmerman
  • Cody Johnson
  • Elle King
  • Elvie Shane
  • Priscilla Block

Afrobeats Artist of the Year:

  • Burna Boy
  • CKay
  • Fireboy DML
  • Tems
  • Wizkid

Hip-Hop Song of the Year:

  • “F.N.F. (Let's Go)”- Hitkidd & GloRilla
  • “First Class”- Jack Harlow
  • “Girls Want Girls”– Drake ft. Lil Baby
  • “Super Gremlin”- Kodak Black
  • “WAIT FOR U”– Future ft. Drake & Tems

Hip-Hop Artist of the Year:

  • Drake
  • Future
  • Kodak Black
  • Lil Baby
  • Moneybagg Yo

Best New Hip-Hop Artist:

  • B-Lovee
  • GloRilla
  • Latto
  • Nardo Wick
  • SleazyWorld Go

R&B Song of the Year:

  • “BREAK MY SOUL”– Beyoncé
  • “Free Mind”- Tems
  • “Hrs And Hrs”- Muni Long
  • “I Hate U”- SZA
  • “Smokin Out The Window”- Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic

R&B Artist of the Year:

  • Blxst
  • Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic
  • Muni Long
  • SZA
  • Yung Bleu

Best New R&B Artist:

  • Blxst
  • Brent Faiyaz
  • Muni Long
  • Steve Lacy
  • Tems

Alternative Song of the Year:

  • “Black Summer”- Red Hot Chili Peppers
  • “EDGING”- Blink-182
  • “Enemy (from the series Arcane League of Legends)”- Imagine Dragons
  • “Heat Waves”- Glass Animals
  • “Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God)”- Kate Bush

Alternative Artist of the Year:

  • Imagine Dragons
  • Måneskin
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers
  • twenty one pilots
  • Weezer

Best New Artist (Alternative & Rock):

  • Beach Weather
  • BoyWithUke
  • Giovannie and the Hired Guns
  • Turnstile
  • Wet Leg

Rock Song of the Year:

  • “Black Summer”- Red Hot Chili Peppers
  • “Patient Number 9”- Ozzy Osbourne ft. Jeff Beck
  • “Planet Zero”- Shinedown
  • “So Called Life”- Three Days Grace
  • “Taking Me Back”- Jack White

Rock Artist of the Year:

  • Ghost
  • Papa Roach
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers
  • Shinedown
  • Three Days Grace

Dance Song of the Year:

  • “Cold Heart”- Elton John & Dua Lipa
  • “Escape”- KX5, Kaskade, Deadmau5 ft. Hayla
  • “Heaven Takes You Home”- Swedish House Mafia & Connie Constance
  • “Hot In It”- Tiësto & Charli XCX
  • “I'm Good (Blue)”- David Guetta & Bebe Rexha

Dance Artist of the Year:

  • Anabel Englund
  • Joel Corry
  • SOFI TUKKER
  • Swedish House Mafia
  • Tiësto

Latin Pop/Reggaeton Song Of The Year:

  • “El Incomprendido”- Farruko/ Víctor Cárdenas/ DJ Adoni
  • “MAMIII”- Becky G & Karol G
  • “Me Porto Bonito”- Bad Bunny ft. Chencho Corleone
  • “Moscow Mule”- Bad Bunny
  • “PROVENZA”- Karol G

Latin Pop/Reggaeton Artist of the Year:

  • Bad Bunny
  • Daddy Yankee
  • Farruko
  • Karol G
  • Rauw Alejandro

Regional Mexican Song of the Year:

  • “Cada Quien”- Grupo Firme ft. Maluma
  • “Cómo Te Olvido”- La Arrolladora Banda El Limón de René Camacho
  • “Si Te Pudiera Mentir”- Calibre 50
  • “Ya Solo Eres Mi Ex”- La Adictiva
  • “Ya Supérame”- Grupo Firme

Regional Mexican Artist of the Year:

  • Calibre 50
  • Christian Nodal
  • El Fantasma
  • Grupo Firme
  • La Adictiva

Best New Latin Artist:

  • Blessd
  • Kali Uchis
  • Quevedo
  • Ryan Castro
  • Venesti

Best Lyrics: *Socially Voted Category

  • “About Damn Time”– Lizzo
  • “abcdefu”- GAYLE
  • “Anti-Hero”- Taylor Swift
  • “Buy Dirt”- Jordan Davis ft. Luke Bryan
  • “Glimpse Of Us”- Joji
  • “Lift Me Up”- Rihanna
  • “N95”- Kendrick Lamar
  • “pushin P”- Gunna ft. Future, Young Thug
  • “Super Freaky Girl”- Nicki Minaj
  • “Wasted On You”- Morgan Wallen
  • “We Don’t Talk About Bruno”- Lin-Manuel Miranda performed by the Cast of Encanto

Best Music Video: *Socially Voted Category

  • “Anti-Hero”- Taylor Swift
  • “As It Was”- Harry Styles
  • “Calm Down”- Rema & Selena Gomez
  • “Don’t Be Shy”- Tiësto & Karol G
  • “DON’T YOU WORRY”- Black Eyed Peas, Shakira, David Guetta
  • “Envovler”- Anitta
  • “Left and Right”- Charlie Puth ft. Jung Kook of BTS
  • “Pink Venom”- BLACKPINK
  • “Tití Me Preguntó”- Bad Bunny
  • “Yet To Come”- BTS

Best Fan Army: *Socially Voted Category

  • “Barbz”- Nicki Minaj
  • “Beliebers”- Justin Bieber
  • “BeyHive”- Beyoncé
  • “Blinks”- BLACKPINK
  • “BTSArmy"- BTS
  • “Harries”- Harry Styles
  • “Hotties”- Megan Thee Stallion
  • “Louies”- Louis Tomlinson
  • “RihannaNavy”- Rihanna
  • “Rushers”- Big Time Rush
  • “Selenators”- Selena Gomez
  • “Swifties”- Taylor Swift

Social Star Award: *Socially Voted Category

  • Bailey Zimmerman
  • Charli D’Amelio
  • Em Beihold
  • GAYLE
  • GloRilla
  • JVKE
  • Lauren Spencer-Smith
  • Yung Gravy

Favorite Tour Photographer: *Socially Voted Category

  • Bad Bunny – SIEMPRERIC
  • Demi Lovato – Angelo Kritikos
  • Dua Lipa – Elizabeth Miranda
  • Halsey – Yasi
  • Harry Styles – Lloyd Wakefield
  • Louis Tomlinson – Joshua Halling
  • Luke Combs – David Bergman
  • Machine Gun Kelly – Sam Cahill
  • Olivia Rodrigo – DONSLENS
  • Post Malone – Adam DeGross
  • twenty one pilots - Ashley Osborn
  • YUNGBLUD – Tom Pallant

TikTok Bop of the Year: *Socially Voted Category

  • “About Damn Time”- Lizzo
  • “As It Was”- Harry Styles
  • “Bad Habit”- Steve Lacy
  • “Bejeweled”- Taylor Swift
  • “Big Energy”- Latto
  • “CUFF IT”- Beyoncé
  • “Envolver”- Anitta
  • “Just Wanna Rock”- Lil Uzi Vert
  • “Made You Look”- Meghan Trainor
  • “Super Freaky Girl”- Nicki Minaj
  • “Unholy”- Sam Smith & Kim Petras
  • “World’s Smallest Violin”- AJR

Favorite Documentary: *Socially Voted Category

  • “Halftime”- Jennifer Lopez
  • “Life in Pink”- Machine Gun Kelly
  • “Love, Lizzo”- Lizzo
  • “Niall Horan's Homecoming: The Road to Mullingar with Lewis Capaldi”- Niall Horan + Lewis Capaldi
  • “Selena Gomez: My Mind & Me”- Selena Gomez
  • “Shania Twain: Not Just a Girl”- Shania Twain
  • “Sheryl”- Sheryl Crow
  • “Untrapped: The Story of Lil Baby”- Lil Baby

Favorite Tour Style: *Socially Voted Category

  • Bad Bunny
  • Carrie Underwood
  • Dua Lipa
  • Elton John
  • Harry Styles
  • Lady Gaga
  • Lil Nas X
  • Lizzo
  • Machine Gun Kelly
  • Olivia Rodrigo
  • Rosalía
  • The Weeknd

Favorite Residency: *Socially Voted Category

  • “An Evening with Silk Sonic”- Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic
  • “Enigma + Jazz & Piano”- Lady Gaga
  • “Let’s Go!”- Shania Twain
  • “Love In Las Vegas”- John Legend
  • “Love On Tour”- Harry Styles
  • “Play”- Katy Perry
  • “REFLECTION: The Las Vegas Residency”– Carrie Underwood
  • “Usher: My Way - The Las Vegas Residency”- Usher
  • “Weekends with Adele”– Adele

Favorite Use of a Sample: *Socially Voted Category

  • Beyoncé’s “SUMMER RENAISSANCE” – sampled Donna Summer’s “I Feel Love”
  • BLACKPINK’s “Pink Venom” – sampled 50 Cent’s “P.I.M.P,” Rihanna’s “Pon de Replay,” and Biggie’s “Kick In The Door”
  • Chlöe’s “Treat Me” – sampled Bubba Sparxxx & Ying Yang Twins’ “Ms. New Booty”
  • David Guetta & Bebe Rexha’s “I’m Good (Blue)” – sampled Eiffel 65’s “Blue (Da Ba Dee)”
  • DJ Khaled & Drake’s “Staying Alive” – sampled The Bee Gees’ “Stayin’ Alive”
  • Doja Cat’s “Vegas” – sampled Shonka Dukureh’s “Hound Dog”
  • Jack Harlow’s “First Class” – sampled Fergie’s “Glamorous”
  • Latto’s “Big Energy” – sampled Mariah Carey’s “Fantasy”
  • Lizzo’s “Break Up Twice” – sampled Lauryn Hill’s “Doo Wop (That Thing)”
  • Nicki Minaj’s “Super Freaky Girl” – sampled Rick James’ “Super Freak”
  • Taylor Swift’s “Question…?” – sampled Taylor Swift’s “Out Of The Woods”
  • Yung Gravy’s “Betty (Get Money)” – sampled Rick Astley’s “Never Gonna Give You Up”

Producer of the Year and Songwriter of the Year nominees will be announced at a later date. Additional categories include Label of the Year and individual winners for Album of the Year in music’s biggest genres, including Pop, Country, Alternative, Rock, Dance, Hip-Hop, R&B, Latin and Regional Mexican formats.

For a full list of categories, visit iHeartRadio.com/awards.

Tickets go on sale to the general public on Wednesday, February 15 at 9 a.m. PT / 12 p.m. ET at Ticketmaster.com.

Executive producers for the “iHeartRadio Music Awards” are Joel Gallen, for Tenth Planet; and John Sykes, Tom Poleman and Bart Peters, for iHeartMedia. For breaking news and exclusive iHeartRadio Music Awards content, visit iHeartRadio.com/awards or follow the social buzz on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

Proud partners of this year’s event include COVERGIRL, with more to be announced.

Artists and/or events subject to change or cancellation without notice.

About iHeartMedia
iHeartMedia, Inc. [Nasdaq: IHRT] is the leading audio media company in America, reaching over 90% of Americans every month. iHeart’s broadcast radio assets alone have more consumer reach in the U.S. than any other media outlet; twice the reach of the next largest broadcast radio company; and over four times the ad-enabled reach of the largest digital only audio service. iHeart is the largest podcast publisher according to Podtrac, with more downloads than the next two podcast publishers combined and has the number one social footprint among audio players, with seven times more followers than the next audio media brand, and the only fully integrated audio ad tech solution across broadcast, streaming and podcasts. The company continues to leverage its strong audience connection and unparalleled consumer reach to build new platforms, products and services. Visit iHeartMedia.com for more company information.

About FOX Entertainment
With a legacy spanning more than 35 years, FOX Entertainment is one of the world’s most recognizable media brands and a prolific content producer across its iconic broadcast network and both owned and third-party streaming platforms. Known for its independent, innovative spirit and provocative, groundbreaking storytelling, the company was reinvented in 2019 with the formation of FOX Entertainment. While maintaining its leadership in broadcast television (9-1-1, The Simpsons, The Cleaning Lady, Hell’s Kitchen, LEGO Masters), the company is actively building a portfolio of businesses and library of owned original content. To date, FOX Entertainment’s long-term growth strategy has included the acquisitions of award-winning animation studio Bento Box Entertainment (Bob’s Burgers, The Great North, Krapopolis, Grimsburg), entertainment platform TMZ, and global production studio MarVista Entertainment (The Way Home), as well as the formation of the culinary and lifestyle content venture Studio Ramsay Global (Next Level Chef, Gordon Ramsay’s Future Food Stars) in partnership with Gordon Ramsay. The company also established its in-house unscripted studio FOX Alternative Entertainment (The Masked Singer, I Can See Your Voice, Name That Tune), FOX Entertainment Studios (Animal Control) to develop scripted content, worldwide content sales unit FOX Entertainment Global, and Web3 media and creative technology studio Blockchain Creative Labs.

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Source: iHeartMedia, Inc.

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