AceShowbiz - The 2018 iHeartRadio Music Awards has officially ended as some musicians were named the biggest winners at the annual award show, which took place at The Forum in Los Angeles on Sunday, March 11. Among them were Cardi B and Ed Sheeran.
Cardi won Best New Artist and Best New Hip-Hop Artist. During her acceptance speech after receiving the trophy for the former, the raptress thanked her fans and haters. "I am going to thank a lot of people because a lot of people helped me with my success so here it goes," she shared, before mentioning all the people who support her.
"And I want to thank my haters too. Because, hahaha, because they be downloading my stuff so they can hear it and talk crap about it. But it benefits me. Hahaha," she continued. "My album will be coming in April, okay? Yes, sir. April. Stay tuned motherf***ers."
Meanwhile, Ed took home Male Artist of the Year and Song of the Year for "Shape of You". Other musicians who went home with two awards were The Chainsmokers, Bruno Mars, Luis Fonsi, Harry Styles, Calibre 50 and Bangtan Boys a.k.a BTS. While Bruno won R&B Artist of the Year and R&B Song of the Year for "That's What I Like", the South Korean boyband notched Best Fan Army presented by Taco Bell and Best Boyband.
Also at the event, Chance the Rapper was honored with the Innovator Award for his accomplishment in the music industry and dedication to social activism. He gave a shoutout to other innovative artists such as James Brown, Nicki Minaj and Beyonce Knowles during his acceptance speech.