2018 iHeartRadio Music Awards Nominees

— February 6, 2018

Canadian talent is recognized at the 2018 IHEARTRADIO MUSIC AWARDS with a whopping total of 20 nominations. Leading the Canadian tally are Justin Bieber and Shawn Mendes with five nominations each, followed by Alessia Cara with three nominations, The Weeknd with two nominations, and Andrew HuangChristian Collins, Drake,  Theory of a Deadman and PRETTYMUCH with one nomination each. Song of the Year:
  • "CAN’T STOP THE FEELING!" - Justin Timberlake
  • "Cheap Thrills" - Sia f. Sean Paul
  • "Closer" - The Chainsmokers f. Halsey
  • "One Dance" - Drake f. Wizkid and Kyla
  • "Stressed Out" - twenty one pilots
Female Artist of the Year:
  • Adele
  • Ariana Grande
  • Rihanna
  • Selena Gomez
  • Sia
Male Artist of the Year:
  • Drake
  • Justin Bieber
  • Luke Bryan
  • Shawn Mendes
  • The Weeknd
Best Duo/Group of the Year:
  • Coldplay
  • DNCE
  • Florida Georgia Line
  • The Chainsmokers
  • twenty one pilots
Alternative Rock Song of the Year:
  • "Bored to Death" - blink-182
  • "Dark Necessities" - Red Hot Chili Peppers
  • "Heathens" - twenty one pilots
  • "Ride" - twenty one pilots
  • "Trouble" - Cage The Elephant
Alternative Rock Artist of the Year:
  • blink-182
  • Cage The Elephant
  • Coldplay
  • The Strumbellas
  • twenty one pilots
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:
  • Disturbed
  • Five Finger Death Punch
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers
  • Shinedown
  • Volbeat
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:
  • Carrie Underwood
  • Jason Aldean
  • Keith Urban
  • Luke Bryan
  • Thomas Rhett
Dance Song of the Year:
  • "Closer" - The Chainsmokers f. Halsey
  • "Cold Water" - Major Lazer f. Justin Bieber and MØ
  • "Don't Let Me Down" - The Chainsmokers f. Daya
  • "I Took A Pill In Ibiza" - Mike Posner
  • "Let Me Love You" - DJ Snake f. Justin Bieber
Dance Artist of the Year:
  • Calvin Harris
  • DJ Snake
  • Flume
  • Major Lazer
  • The Chainsmokers
Hip-Hop Song of the Year:
  • "All The Way Up" - Fat Joe and Remy Ma f. French Montana and Infared
  • "Controlla" - Drake
  • "For Free" - DJ Khaled f. Drake
  • "One Dance" - Drake f. Wizkid and Kyla
  • "Panda" - Desiigner
Hip-Hop Artist of the Year:
  • Desiigner
  • DJ Khaled
  • Drake
  • Future
  • J. Cole
R&B Song of the Year:
  • "Exchange" - Bryson Tiller
  • "Needed Me" - Rihanna
  • "No Limit" - Usher f. Young Thug
  • "Sorry" - Beyoncé
  • "Work" - Rihanna f. Drake
R&B Artist of the Year:
  • Beyoncé
  • Bryson Tiller
  • Rihanna
  • The Weeknd
  • Usher
Latin Song of the Year:
  • "Ay Mi Dios" - IAmChino f. Pitbull, Yandel and El Chacal
  • "De Pies A Cabeza" – Maná f. Nicky Jam
  • "Duele El Corazon" - Enrique Iglesias f. Wisin
  • "La Carretera" - Prince Royce
  • "Ya Me Enteré" - Reik f. Nicky Jam
Latin Artist of the Year:
  • Enrique Iglesias
  • J Balvin
  • Nicky Jam
  • Prince Royce
  • Yandel
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 Rock/Alternative Rock Artist: (New Category)
  • Foals
  • Kaleo
  • Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats
  • Red Sun Rising
  • The Strumbellas
Best New Country Artist: (New Category)
  • Chris Lane
  • Chris Stapleton
  • Granger Smith
  • Kelsea Ballerini
  • Maren Morris
Best New Hip-Hop Artist: (New Category)
  • Chance The Rapper
  • Desiigner
  • D.R.A.M.
  • Kent Jones
  • Kevin Gates
Best New Latin Artist: (New Category)
  • Carlos Rivera
  • Christian Daniel
  • CNCO
  • IAmChino
  • Sofia Reyes
Best New R&B Artist: (New Category)
  • Belly
  • Bryson Tiller
  • Dreezy
  • Kayla Brianna
  • Ro James
Best New Regional Mexican Artist: (New Category)
  • Adriel Favela
  • Banda Los Sebastianes
  • Cheyo Carrillo
  • Joss Favela
  • La Séptima Banda
Best New Pop Artist: (New Category)
  • Alessia Cara
  • Daya
  • Lukas Graham
  • The Chainsmokers
  • ZAYN
Producer of the Year: (New Category)
  • Benny Blanco
  • Greg Kurstin
  • Max Martin
  • Mike Elizondo
  • The Chainsmokers
Best Lyrics: *Socially Voted Category
  • "7 Years" - Lukas Graham
  • "Came Here to Forget" - Blake Shelton
  • "Cheap Thrills" - Sia f. Sean Paul
  • "Closer" - The Chainsmokers f. Halsey
  • "Heathens" - twenty one pilots
  • "Love Yourself" - Justin Bieber
  • "Scars To Your Beautiful" - Alessia Cara
  • "Send My Love (To Your New Lover)" - Adele
  • "Too Good" – Drake f. Rihanna
  • "You Should Be Here" - Cole Swindell
Best Collaboration: *Socially Voted Category
  • "Cheap Thrills" - Sia f. Sean Paul
  • "Closer" - The Chainsmokers f. Halsey
  • "Don't Let Me Down" - The Chainsmokers f. Daya
  • "This Is What You Came For" - Calvin Harris f. Rihanna
  • "Work" - Rihanna f. Drake
Best Cover Song: *Socially Voted Category
  • "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 and the cast of The Color Purple
  • "Sound of Silence" - Disturbed
  • "Too Good" - Zara Larsson
Best Song from a Movie: *Socially Voted Category
  • "CAN’T STOP THE FEELING!"" - Justin Timberlake (Trolls)
  • "Still Falling For You" - Ellie Goulding (Bridget Jones's Baby)
  • "Girls Talk Boys" - 5 Seconds of Summer (Ghostbusters)
  • "Heathens" - twenty one pilots (Suicide Squad)
  • "Just Like Fire" - P!nk (Alice Through the Looking Glass)
Best Music Video: (New Category) *Socially Voted Category
  • "CAN’T STOP THE FEELING!"" - Justin Timberlake
  • "Don't Let Me Down" - The Chainsmokers f. 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
  • "Pillowtalk" - ZAYN
  • "Side to Side" - Ariana Grande f. Nicki Minaj
  • "This Is What You Came For" - Calvin Harris f. Rihanna
  • "Work" - Rihanna f. Drake
  • "Work From Home" - Fifth Harmony f. Ty Dolla $ign
Best Underground Alternative Band: (New Category) *Socially Voted Category
  • Hey Violet
  • Pierce the Veil
  • PVRIS
  • Sleeping With Sirens
  • Tonight Alive
Social Star Award: (New Category) *Socially Voted Category
  • 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 Fan Army presented by Taco Bell: *Socially Voted Category
  • 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

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