Ariana Grande, Billie Eilish, Lil Nas X Among 2020 iHeartRadio Music Awards Nominees

Ariana Grande, Billie Eilish, Lil Nas X Among 2020 iHeartRadio Music Awards Nominees

Billie Eilish, Lil Nas X, Ariana Grande, and more have been named as the nominees for the 2020 iHeartRadio Music Awards.

Eilish and Lil Nas X earned nods for Song of the Year for their songs “bad guy” and “Old Town Road,” respectively. Other nominees in the category include Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello, Jonas Brothers, and Lizzo. Along with the previous nod, Lil Nas X snagged another nomination for Best New Pop Artist. Eilish is also nominated for Alternative Rock Artist of the Year, Alternative Rock Artist of the Year, Female Artist of the Year against Ariana Grande.

The three artists join Bad Bunny, Cabello, Cardi B, Daddy Yankee, Dan + Shay, Drake, Ed Sheeran, El Fantasma, Halsey, J Balvin, Jonas Brothers, Justin Bieber, Khalid, Kygo, Lizzo, Luke Combs, Maren Morris, Post Malone, Selena Gomez, SHAED, Mendes, Snow, Summer Walker and Taylor Swift as artists with multiple nominations from the night.

The seventh annual iHeartRadio Music Awards will air live from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on Fox March 29 at 8:00 p.m. ET (PT tape-delayed).

View the complete list of nominees below.

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
  • Halsey
  • Lizzo
  • Taylor Swift

Male Artist of the Year:  

  • Ed Sheeran
  • Khalid
  • 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
  • Lizzo

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

Alternative Rock Artist of the Year:

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

Best New Rock/Alternative Rock Artist:

  • Dirty Honey
  • Dominic Fike
  • Matt Maeson
  • The Glorious Sons

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:

  • Disturbed
  • Five Finger Death Punch
  • Godsmack
  • Greta Van Fleet
  • Shinedown

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 of the Year:

  • 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 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

Dance Artist of the Year: 

  • Diplo
  • Kygo
  • Loud Luxury
  • Marshmello
  • The Chainsmokers

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
  • Drake
  • Lil Baby
  • Meek Mill
  • Travis Scott

Best New Hip-Hop Artist:

  • City Girls
  • DaBaby
  • Lil Nas X
  • Lizzo
  • 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
  • H.E.R.
  • Khalid
  • Summer Walker

Best New R&B Artist:

  • Ari Lennox
  • LightSkinKeisha
  • 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
  • Maluma
  • Ozuna

Best New Latin Pop/Urban Artist:

  • Camilo
  • Guaynaa
  • Lunay
  • Rosalía
  • Sech

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

Best New Regional Mexican Artist of the Year:

  • Banda Los Sebastianes
  • El Fantasma
  • Fuerza Regida
  • Kanales
  • Lenin Ramírez

Producer of the Year:

  • Andrew Watt
  • Benny Blanco
  • Finneas
  • Louis Bell
  • Max Martin

Songwriter of the Year:

  • Ashley Gorley
  • Finneas
  • Frank Dukes
  • Louis Bell
  • Savan Kotecha

Best Lyrics: *Socially Voted Category

  • “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: *Socially Voted Category

  • 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: *Socially Voted Category

  • 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: *Socially Voted Category

  • “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: *Socially Voted Category

  • 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: *Socially Voted Category

  • “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: *Socially Voted Category

  • 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)

Favorite Music Video Choreography: (New Category) *Socially Voted Category

  • “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

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