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2017 iHeartRadio Music Awards Nominees Announced

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Today is a good day if you are Drake or The Chainsmokers, as the two artists lead this years nominees for the iHeartRadio Music Awards.

Drake received a whopping 12 nominations, while The Chainsmokers received 11.

The awards will be held March 5 at the Forum in Inglewood, California.  It will air live at 8 p.m. EST on TBS, TNT and truTV.   

Bruno Mars is the first announced performer for the show.

Here is the complete list of nominees:

Song of the Year: 
- "Can't Stop The Feeling" - Justin Timberlake
- "Cheap Thrills" - Sia featuring Sean Paul
- "Closer" - The Chainsmokers featuring Halsey
- "One Dance" - Drake featuring 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 featuring Halsey
- "Cold Water" - Major Lazer featuring Justin Bieber and MØ
- "Don't Let Me Down" - The Chainsmokers featuring Daya
- "I Took A Pill In Ibiza" - Mike Posner
- "Let Me Love You" - DJ Snake featuring 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 featuring French Montana and Infared
- "Controlla" - Drake
- "For Free" - DJ Khaled featuring Drake
- "One Dance" - Drake featuring 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 featuring Young Thug
- "Sorry" - Beyoncé
- "Work" - Rihanna featuring Drake

R&B Artist of the Year: 
- Beyoncé
- Bryson Tiller
- Rihanna
- The Weeknd
- Usher

Latin Song of the Year: 
- "Ay Mi Dios" - IAmChino featuring Pitbull, Yandel and El Chacal
- "De Pies A Cabeza" - Mana featuring Nicky Jam
- "Duele El Corazon" - Enrique Iglesias featuring Wisin
- "La Carretera" - Prince Royce
- "Ya Me Enteré" - Reik featuring 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 featuring Sean Paul
- "Closer" - The Chainsmokers featuring 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 featuring Rihanna
- "You Should Be Here" - Cole Swindell

Best Collaboration: *Socially Voted Category
- "Cheap Thrills" - Sia featuring Sean Paul
- "Closer" - The Chainsmokers featuring Halsey
- "Don't Let Me Down" - The Chainsmokers featuring Daya
- "This Is What You Came For" - Calvin Harris featuring Rihanna
- "Work" - Rihanna featuring 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)
- "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 featuring 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 featuring Nicki Minaj
- "This Is What You Came For" - Calvin Harris featuring Rihanna
- "Work" - Rihanna featuring Drake
- "Work From Home" - Fifth Harmony featuring 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

Additional categories include Best Tour, Most Thumbed Up Artist and Most Thumbed Up Song.

For the full list of categories, head to iHeartRadio.com.

 

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