Kendrick Lamar, Niall Horan & More Win At iHeart Radio Awards

Kendrick Lamar, Niall Horan & More Win At iHeart Radio Awards
Laura Bracken
Laura Bracken

12 Mar 2018

While we were all sleeping, the iHeart Radio Awards took place at The Forum in Inglewood, California. 

There were performances on the night from Ed Sheeran, Cardi B, Camila Cabello, Maroon 5 and loads more. 

Rihanna, The Chainsmokers, Bruno Mars, Taylor Swift and Justin Bieber lead the pool of nominations in multiple categories. 

Our very own Niall Horan picked up the Best Lyrics gong for 'Slow Hands' and Best New Pop Artist. A new category was introduced this year - Cutest Musician's Pet, which went to Ariana Grande's dog Toulouse. 

Here's the full list of winners: 

Song of the Year:

“Despacito” – Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber
“Shape Of You” – Ed Sheeran (WINNER)
“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
Taylor Swift (WINNER)

Male Artist of the Year:

Bruno Mars
Charlie Puth
Ed Sheeran (WINNER)
Shawn Mendes
The Weeknd

Best New Artist:

Cardi B (WINNER)
Niall Horan
Luke Combs
Christian Nodal
Judah & the Lion
Ozuna
Khalid

Best Duo/Group of the Year:

Imagine Dragons
Maroon 5 (WINNER)
Migos
Portugal. The Man
The Chainsmokers

Best Collaboration:

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

Best New Pop Artist:

Camila Cabello
Julia Michaels
Liam Payne
Logic
Niall Horan (WINNER)

Alternative Rock Song of the Year:

“Believer” – Imagine Dragons
“Feel It Still” – Portugal. The Man (WINNER)
“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
Imagine Dragons (WINNER)
Judah & The Lion
Kings Of Leon
Portugal. The Man

Best New Rock/Alternative Rock Artist:

Greta Van Fleet
Judah & The Lion (WINNER)
K.Flay
Rag’n’Bone Man
The Revivalists

Rock Song of the Year:

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

Rock Artist of the Year:

Foo Fighters
Highly Suspect
Metallica (WINNER)
Papa Roach
Royal Blood

 

 

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
“Stay” – Zedd and Alessia Cara (WINNER)

Dance Artist of the Year:

Calvin Harris
Cheat Codes
Kygo
The Chainsmokers (WINNER)
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
“Wild Thoughts” – DJ Khaled featuring Rihanna and Bryson Tiller (WINNER)

Hip-Hop Artist of the Year:

DJ Khaled
Drake
Future
Kendrick Lamar (WINNER)
Migos

Best New Hip-Hop Artist:

21 Savage
Cardi B (WINNER)
GoldLink
Lil Uzi Vert
Playboi Carti

R&B Song of the Year:

“B.E.D.” – Jacquees
“Location” – Khalid
“Love Galore” – SZA featuring Travis Scott
“Redbone” – Childish Gambino
“That’s What I Like” – Bruno Mars (WINNER)

R&B Artist of the Year:

Bruno Mars (WINNER)
Childish Gambino
Khalid
Rihanna
The Weeknd

Best New R&B Artist:

6LACK
Kehlani
Kevin Ross
Khalid (WINNER)
SZA

Latin Song of the Year:

“Despacito” – Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee (WINNER)
“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
Luis Fonsi (WINNER)
Nicky Jam
Shakira

Best Lyrics: 

“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
“Slow Hands” – Niall Horan (WINNER)

Cutest Musician’s Pet: 

Batman – Demi Lovato
Bear Rexha – Bebe Rexha
Nugget – Katy Perry
Olivia Benson – Taylor Swift
Pig Pig – Miley Cyrus
Toulouse – Ariana Grande (WINNER)