AceShowbiz - iHeartRadio has finally released the nominations for the tenth-annual award show. Among those who lead the nominations of the 2023 iHeartRadio Music Awards are Taylor Swift, Harry Styles, Beyonce Knowles, Drake, Lizzo, Dua Lipa and more.
On Wednesday, January 11, iHeartRadio announced the nominations list. Taylor, Harry and Lizzo lead the pack with eight nods each. Among the categories they're nominated for are Artist of the Year and Song of the Year, with Taylor nominated for "Anti-Hero", Lizzo for "About Damn Time" and Harry for "As It Was".
In the Song of the Year bracket, the trio will battle it out against Latto (Mulatto) ("Big Energy"), Imagine Dragons ("Enemy"), Jack Harlow "First Class"), Justin Bieber ("Ghost"), Glass Animals ("Heat Waves"), Lil Nas X and Jack Harlow ("Industry Baby") and Doja Cat ("Woman").
As for Artist of the Year, they will go up against Beyonce, Drake, Doja Cat, Dua, Jack, Justin and The Weeknd. Dua, Drake and Jack were close on their heels, with six nominations each.
Silk Sonic, who won Best Duo/Group of the Year last year, are back to defend their title. The other nominees are AJR, Black Eyed Peas, BLACKPINK, Glass Animals, Imagine Dragon, Maneskin, OneRepublic, Parmalee and Red Hot Chili Peppers.
Producer of the Year and Songwriter of the Year nominees will be announced at a later date. Additional categories include Label of the Year and individual winners for Album of the Year in music's biggest genres, including Pop, Country, Alternative, Rock, Dance, Hip-Hop, R&B, Latin and Regional Mexican formats.
The 2023 iHeartRadio Music Awards will air live from The Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on Monday, March 27 at 8 P.M. ET on FOX. The event will also be heard on iHeartMedia radio stations nationwide and on the iHeartRadio app.
"This is the one awards show that shares the hard-earned journeys to the top of the biggest artists and songs of the year with fans," John Sykes, president of entertainment enterprises for iHeartMedia, said in a statement. "It's not a competition, rather a celebration of "best in class" and viewers across America can watch it live on FOX."
"It's been a great year for music with so many inspiring hits, we can't wait to celebrate these artists and songs at the 2023 iHeartRadio Music Awards," Tom Poleman, president and chief programming officer for iHeartMedia stated. "Our annual awards show is one of the best in the industry at celebrating the power of music. This year's show will once again entertain fans with incredible performances and special collaborations, it will be the year's must-see event."
The 2023 iHeartRadio Music Awards will again give iHeartRadio listeners the opportunity to decide the winners in several categories. Fan voting will determine this year's Best Lyrics, Best Music Video, Best Fan Army, the Social Star Award, Favorite Tour Photographer, TikTok Bop of the Year, Favorite Documentary, Favorite Tour Style, Favorite Residency and Favorite Use of a Sample.
Social voting begins Wednesday and will close on March 20 at 11:59 P.M. PT for all categories. Fans can vote on Twitter using the appropriate category and nominee hashtags or by visiting iHeartRadio.com/awards.
The full list of nominees for the 2023 iHeartRadio Music Awards is:
Song of the Year:
Artist of the Year:
Best Duo/Group of the Year:
Best New Pop Artist:
Country Song of the Year:
Country Artist of the Year:
Best New Country Artist:
Afrobeats Artist of the Year:
Hip-Hop Song of the Year:
Hip-Hop Artist of the Year:
Best New Hip-Hop Artist:
R&B Artist of the Year:
Alternative Song of the Year:
Alternative Artist of the Year:
Best New Artist (Alternative & Rock):
Rock Song of the Year:
Rock Artist of the Year:
Dance Song of the Year:
Dance Artist of the Year:
Latin Pop/Reggaeton Song Of The Year:
Latin Pop/Reggaeton Artist of the Year:
Regional Mexican Song of the Year:
Regional Mexican Artist of the Year:
Best New Latin Artist:
Best Lyrics: *Socially Voted Category
Social Star Award: *Socially Voted Category
Favorite Tour Photographer: *Socially Voted Category
Bad Bunny – SIEMPRERIC
Demi Lovato – Angelo Kritikos
Dua Lipa – Elizabeth Miranda
Halsey – Yasi
Harry Styles – Lloyd Wakefield
Louis Tomlinson – Joshua Halling
Luke Combs – David Bergman
Machine Gun Kelly – Sam Cahill
Olivia Rodrigo – DONSLENS
Post Malone – Adam DeGross
twenty one pilots - Ashley Osborn
YUNGBLUD – Tom Pallant
TikTok Bop of the Year: *Socially Voted Category
"About Damn Time"- Lizzo
"As It Was" - Harry Styles
"Bad Habit" - Steve Lacy
"Bejeweled"- Taylor Swift
"Big Energy"- Latto
"CUFF IT"- Beyoncé
"Just Wanna Rock" - Lil Uzi Vert
"Made You Look"- Meghan Trainor
"Super Freaky Girl" - Nicki Minaj
"Unholy"- Sam Smith & Kim Petras
"World's Smallest Violin"- AJR
Favorite Documentary: *Socially Voted Category
"Halftime" - Jennifer Lopez
"Life in Pink" - Machine Gun Kelly
"Love, Lizzo"- Lizzo
"Niall Horan's Homecoming: The Road to Mullingar with Lewis Capaldi" - Niall Horan + Lewis Capaldi
"Selena Gomez: My Mind & Me" - Selena Gomez
"Shania Twain: Not Just a Girl" - Shania Twain
"Sheryl" - Sheryl Crow
"Untrapped: The Story of Lil Baby" - Lil Baby
Favorite Tour Style: *Socially Voted Category
Lil Nas X
Machine Gun Kelly
Favorite Residency: *Socially Voted Category
"An Evening with Silk Sonic" - Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic
"Enigma + Jazz & Piano" - Lady GaGa
"Let's Go!" - Shania Twain
"Love In Las Vegas"- John Legend
"Love On Tour" - Harry Styles
"Play"- Katy Perry
"REFLECTION: The Las Vegas Residency" – Carrie Underwood
"Usher: My Way - The Las Vegas Residency" - Usher
"Weekends with Adele" – Adele
Favorite Use of a Sample: *Socially Voted Category
Beyoncé's "SUMMER RENAISSANCE" – sampled Donna Summer's "I Feel Love" BLACKPINK's "Pink Venom" – sampled 50 Cent's "P.I.M.P," Rihanna's "Pon de Replay," and Biggie's "Kick In The Door"
Chlöe's "Treat Me" – sampled Bubba Sparxxx & Ying Yang Twins' "Ms. New Booty"
David Guetta & Bebe Rexha's "I'm Good (Blue)" – sampled Eiffel 65's "Blue (Da Ba Dee)"
DJ Khaled & Drake's "Staying Alive" – sampled The Bee Gees' "Stayin' Alive"
Doja Cat's "Vegas" – sampled Shonka Dukureh's "Hound Dog"
Jack Harlow's "First Class" – sampled Fergie's "Glamorous"
Latto's "Big Energy" – sampled Mariah Carey's "Fantasy"
Lizzo's "Break Up Twice" – sampled Lauryn Hill's "Doo Wop (That Thing)"
Nicki Minaj's "Super Freaky Girl" – sampled Rick James' "Super Freak"
Taylor Swift's "Question…?" – sampled Taylor Swift's "Out Of The Woods"
Yung Gravy's "Betty (Get Money)" – sampled Rick Astley's "Never Gonna Give You Up"