iHeartRadio Music Awards Announce 2020 Nominations

The stars are already aligned for several musicians at this year’s iHeartRadio Music Awards!

On Wednesday, iHeartRadio and FOX revealed the complete list of nominees for the 2020 awards show which will take place on March 29. A number of artists are up for wins in multiple categories including: Ariana Grande, Bad Bunny, Billie Eilish, Camila Cabello, Cardi B, Daddy Yankee, Dan + Shay, Drake, Ed Sheeran, El Fantasma, Halsey, J Balvin, Jonas Brothers, Justin Bieber, Khalid, Kygo, Lil Nas X, Lizzo, Luke Combs, Maren Morris, Post Malone, Selena Gomez, SHAED, Shawn Mendes, Snow, Summer Walker and Taylor Swift.

Billie Eilish, Jonas Brothers, Lil Nas X, Lizzo or Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello could take home the win for song of the year.

Now in its seventh year, the star-studded music event celebrates the most-played artists and songs on iHeartRadio stations and the app throughout 2019.

“The iHeartRadio Music Awards is a true celebration of the music and artists that millions of fans listen to every day on their favorite radio stations across the country,” John Sykes, president of entertainment enterprises for iHeartMedia tells PEOPLE in a statement.

Lizzo, Lil Nas X and Cardi B

“FOX’s young and engaged audience has proven to be the perfect home for our iHeart listeners,” Skyes added.

“It’s always exciting to see who gets nominated for our iHeartRadio Music Awards,” Tom Poleman, chief programming officer for iHeartMedia tells PEOPLE 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 30-plus categories.”

This year’s awards will feature a wide range of categories, including male and female artists of the year, best duo/group of the year and individual winners for album of the year in music’s biggest genres including hip-hop, R&B, pop, country, alternative rock, rock, dance, Latin Pop/urban and regional Mexican formats.

The show will air live from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on Sunday, March 29 at 8 pm ET on FOX.

The complete list of nominations (in alphabetical order by name) is 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



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


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:


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 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


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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