iHeartRadio Music Awards Winners 2016: See Full Winner List!

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iHeartRadio Music Awards Winners 2016

By Shari Weiss |

iHeartRadio Music Awards Winners 2016


Sunday’s 2016 iHeartRadio Music Awards are celebrating the best music from the past year, and Gossip Cop has a full list of the winners!

Nominations for the iHeartRadio Music Awards, now in its third year, were announced in February. Swift and The Weeknd tied to lead the pack with seven nods each. The songstress, however, was also named the first-ever winner of the Best Tour Award just last week, technically giving her the most nominations.

This year’s awards will hand out honors in 29 categories, and a handful of them are new. Instead of Artist of the Year, there’s two top prizes: Male Artist of the Year and Female Artist of the Year. Naturally, Swift and The Weeknd are both up for those awards.

Adele, who is competing against Swift for Female Artist of the Year, is another pre-show winner. Last Wednesday, she was awarded Song of the Year for “Hello.” The superstar was also nominated for two of the fan-voted categories, Best Lyrics and the new Most Meme-able Moment award.

While the iHeartRadio Music Awards cover a variety of genres, Pharrell will present U2 with the iHeartRadio Innovator Award for the group’s overall contributions to pop culture. Pharrell was the honor’s first recipient in 2014. Check out the full list of categories below, and come back throughout the night for live updates on the winners!

Song of the Year
Adele, “Hello”
Female Artist of the Year
Taylor Swift
Male Artist of the Year
Justin Bieber
Best New Artist
Fetty Wap
Best Duo/Group of the Year
Maroon 5
Album of the Year
Taylor Swift, “1989”
Best Tour
Taylor Swift, “1989 World Tour”
Alternative Rock Artist of the Year
Twenty-One Pilots
Alternative Rock Song of the Year
Twenty-One Pilots, “Stressed Out”
Rock Artist of the Year
Foo Fighters
Rock Song of the Year
Zac Brown Band feat. Chris Cornell, “Heavy Is The Head”
Country Song of the Year
Chris Janson, “Buy Me A Boat”
Country Artist of the Year
Luke Byran
Dance Song of the Year
Skrillex & Diplo with Justin Bieber, “Where Are U Now”
Dance Artist of the Year
Calvin Harris
Hip Hop Song of the Year
Drake, “Hotline Bling”
Hip Hop Artist of the Year
R&B Song of the Year
The Weeknd, “Earned It”
R&B Artist of the Year
Chris Brown
Latin Song of the Year
Nicky Jam & Enrique Iglesias, “El Perdon”
Latin Artist of the Year
Regional Mexican Song of the Year
Voz de Mando, “Levantando Polvadera”
Regional Mexican Artist of the Year
Banda Los Recoditos
Best Lyrics
Rachel Platten, “Fight Song”
Best Collaboration
Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars, “Uptown Funk”
Best Cover Song
Fifth Harmony, “Uptown Funk”
Best Song from a Movie
Lady Gaga, “Til It Happens To You”
Most Meme-able Moment
Taylor Swift, “Blank Space”
Best Fan Army
Justin Bieber – Beliebers
Biggest Triple Threat
Selena Gomez


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