iHeartRadio Music Awards
|iHeartRadio Music Awards|
|2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards|
|Awarded for||Performance in music platforms and radio airplay, recognizing artists and listeners|
TBS, TNT and TruTV (2016–2018)
The iHeartRadio Music Awards is a music awards show that celebrates music heard throughout the year across iHeartMedia radio stations nationwide and on iHeartRadio, iHeartMedia's digital music platform. Founded by iHeartRadio in 2014, the event recognizes the most popular artists and music over the past year. Winners are chosen per cumulative performance data, while the public is able to vote in several categories. The inaugural event was held on May 1, 2014 at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. Its first two years were broadcast live on NBC, from 2016 to 2018 it was simulcast on TBS, TNT and TruTV. The sixth annual iHeartRadio Music Awards were held on March 14, 2019 at the Microsoft Theater, Los Angeles and broadcast live on Fox. The trophy is manufactured by the New York firm Society Awards.
- 1 Overview
- 2 List of ceremonies
- 3 Award categories
- 4 Special awards
- 5 Multiple wins and nominations
- 6 See also
- 7 References
- 8 External links
The nominations are based on results from the iHeartRadio Chart. It includes listener feedback and performance data, according to airplay; digital streaming data from the iHeartRadio platform, including sales, social, online video data and tags from BigChampagne and Shazam. The iHeartRadio Countdown, the two-hour weekly program, highlights the top 20 contemporary hit radio songs in the iHeartRadio Chart. The latter is supplied and compiled by Mediabase. In addition, every public-voting category (nine in 2018), includes social hashtags as the primary voting mechanism.
List of ceremonies
|Year||Date||Venue||Host city||Host||Song of the Year winner||Broadcaster||Ref.|
|2014||May 1||Shrine Auditorium||Los Angeles||N/A||"Stay" – Rihanna featuring Mikky Ekko||NBC|||
|2015||March 29||Jamie Foxx||"Shake It Off" – Taylor Swift|||
|2016||April 3||The Forum||Inglewood||Jason Derulo||"Hello" – Adele||TBS
|2017||March 5||Ryan Seacrest||"Can't Stop the Feeling!" – Justin Timberlake|||
|2018||March 11||DJ Khaled & Hailey Baldwin||"Shape of You" – Ed Sheeran|||
|2019||March 14||Microsoft Theater||Los Angeles||T-Pain||"The Middle" — Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey||Fox|
The categories cover an array of genres, including alternative rock, hip-hop, R&B, Latin and regional Mexican music. Public-voting categories through social media are indicated with a double dagger ().
Current award categories
Past award categories
iHeartRadio Innovator Award
The honor is presented to artists for their contribution to popular culture.
- 2014: Pharrell Williams
- 2015: Justin Timberlake
- 2016: U2
- 2017: Bruno Mars
- 2018: Chance the Rapper
- 2019: Alicia Keys
iHeartRadio Icon Award
Artist of the Decade
Multiple wins and nominations
Most wins (as of 2019)
|Artist||Drake||Taylor Swift||Bruno Mars|
Most nominations (as of 2019)
|Artist||Drake||Rihanna||Taylor Swift &|
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- Edwards, Gavin. "IHeartRadio Music Awards 2014's 10 Best and Worst Moments". Rolling Stone. Retrieved May 2, 2014.
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- "U2 to Receive 2016 iHeartRadio Innovator Award at the iHeartRadio Music Awards". People. March 26, 2016. Retrieved March 26, 2016.
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- "Justin Timberlake To Be Honored With Innovator Award At 2015 iHeartRadio Music Awards". iHeartRadio. March 16, 2015. Archived from the original on March 18, 2015. Retrieved March 17, 2015. Cite uses deprecated parameter
- "Bruno Mars Will Receive 2017 iHeartRadio Innovator Award At iHeartRadio Music Awards". iHeartRadio.
- Maher, Natalie (February 21, 2018). "Chance the Rapper, Camila Cabello & Jon Bon Jovi to Receive Special Honors at 2018 iHeartRadio Music Awards". Billboard. Retrieved February 22, 2018.
- Aniftos, Rania (February 21, 2019). "Halsey, Garth Brooks & Alicia Keys to Be Honored at 2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards". Billboard. Retrieved February 23, 2019.