2018 iHEARTRADIO MUSIC AWARDS: TAYLOR SWIFT DROPS “DELICATE” VIDEO + CARDI B, ED SHEERAN WIN BIG!

The stars of music and entertainment came together at the 2018 iHeartRadio Music Awards held at The Forum on March 11, 2018 in Inglewood, California. Hailey Baldwin played host, with the likes of Method Man and DJ Khaled joining the model onstage.

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Performers included Cardi B, Camila Cabello – who channeled her inner Madonna, Eminem, Ed Sheeran, Charlie Puth, Maroon 5 and a reunion performance by N.E.R.D.

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One of the night’s big winners was Taylor Swift, who won the Female Artist of the Year Award. Though the 28-year-old hit maker was absent from the festivities, her new video for “Delicate” premiered. Ed Sheeran won the coveted Male Artist of the Year award while Cardi B came up roses, taking home the Best New Artist and Best New Hip Hop Artist awards.

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AND THE WINNERS ARE…

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

Country Song of the Year
“Body Like A Back Road” – Sam Hunt (WINNER)
“Dirt On My Boots” – Jon Pardi
“Hurricane” – Luke Combs
“Small Town Boy” – Dustin Lynch
“Unforgettable” – Thomas Rhett

Country Artist of the Year
Blake Shelton
Jason Aldean
Luke Bryan
Sam Hunt
Thomas Rhett (WINNER)

Best New Country Artist
Brett Young
Jon Pardi
Kane Brown
Lauren Alaina
Luke Combs (WINNER)

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 Music Video: Socially Voted
“Bad Liar” – Selena Gomez
“Bodak Yellow” – Cardi B
“Despacito” – Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee
“I’m The One” – DJ Khaled
“Look What You Made Me Do” – Taylor Swift
“Malibu” – Miley Cyrus
“New Rules” – Dua Lipa
“Shape Of You” – Ed Sheeran
“Sign Of The Times” – Harry Styles (WINNER)
“Sorry Not Sorry” – Demi Lovato
“Swish Swish” – Katy Perry
“That’s What I Like” – Bruno Mars
“There’s Nothing Holding Me Back” – Shawn Mendes

Best Boy Band: Socially Voted
AJR
BTS (WINNER)
CNCO
In Real Life
PRETTYMUCH
The Vamps
Why Don’t We

Best Solo Breakout: Socially Voted
Camila Cabello
Harry Styles
Liam Payne
Louis Tomlinson (WINNER)
Niall Horan

Best Remix: Socially Voted
“Bon Appétit” – Katy Perry, Migos and 3LAU
“Despacito” – Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber
“do re mi” ” – blackbear featuring Gucci Mane
“Friends” – Justin Bieber and BloodPop with Julia Michaels
“Havana” – Camila Cabello and Daddy Yankee
“Homemade Dynamite” – Lorde, Khalid, Post Malone and SZA
“May I Have This Dance” – Francis & The Lights featuring Chance The Rapper
“Mi Gente” – J Balvin and Willy William featuring Beyoncé
“Reggaetón Lento” – CNCO and Little Mix (WINNER)

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