Everything you need to know about the 2018 iHeartRadio Music Awards

March 11, 2018

In just a few hours, the 2018 iHeartRadio Music Awards will begin. And we're already pumped, but if you're like us, you might have a billion questions about the show, and we're prepared to answer.

Okay, let's get started:

  • The Awards will be held tonight (March 11, 2018) at The Forum in Inglewood, California. They will be hosted by DJ Khaled and Hailey Baldwin.

  • They will be streamed live on TBS, TNT, and truTV in the United States, while the red carpet will be broadcasted live on iHeartRadio's YouTube channel.

  • Psst... Taylor Swift will be dropping a surprise at the show: The video for her newest single, Delicate. 

You might be asking: Who's gonna perform at the show? (At the time, we know fairly little, however, we do know which performers will sing/perform at the show.)

  • Ed Sheeran will perform. (We don't know what song, but it's our guess that it'll be either Perfect or Supermarket Flowers.)

  • Camila Cabello will perform. (Although we don't know the song, we presume that it'll be Never Be the Same and perhaps Into It — it's been rumored to be her next single.)

  • Cardi B will perform. (Not sure what song, but it'll probably be her biggest hit so far, Bodak Yellow and/or Finesse.)

  • Charlie Puth will perform. (I think it's safe to predict that it'll be How Long.)

  • Maroon 5 will perform. (The group will probably perform their latest single, Wait. They've been trying to push that track hard.)

  • Bon Jovi will perform. (Hopefully, it'll be a melody of his biggest hits. I need to hear him perform, Livin' on a Prayer, or I'll be disappointed.)

  • Eminem and Kehlani will be performing their track, Nowhere Fast. (It's a track from Eminem's latest record, Revival.)

  • N.E.R.D. and G-Eazy will perform. (We don't know what song, however, it might be a special performance of N.E.R.D.'s biggest hit so far, Lemon, but with a twist.) 

You also might be asking: Who is presenting at the show?! You ask, and we deliver. Here's a list, according to a source at iHeartRadio:

  • Sean "Diddy" Combs and Christian Combs

  • Shaun White

  • Adam Devine

  • Bebe Rexha

  • Dustin Lynch

  • G-Eazy

  • Halsey

  • Isla Fisher

  • Jenna Dewan-Tatum

  • Laverne Cox

  • Marshmello

  • Method Man

  • Paris Hilton

  • Rita Ora

  • The Chainsmokers

Okay, so, it's time to announce the nominees. (And the winners they've announced before the show.) *The winners are indicated in bold. Here they are:

Song of the Year:

  • "Despacito" – Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber

  • "Shape of You" – Ed Sheeran

  • "Something Just like This" – The Chainsmokers and Coldplay

  • "That's What I Like" – Bruno Mars

  • "Wild Thoughts" – DJ Khaled featuring Rihanna and Bryson Tiller

Female Artist of the Year:

  • Alessia Cara

  • Halsey

  • P!nk

  • Rihanna

  • Taylor Swift

Male Artist of the Year:

  • Bruno Mars

  • Shawn Mendes

  • Charlie Puth

  • Ed Sheeran

  • The Weeknd

Best Duo/Group of the Year:

  • The Chainsmokers

  • Imagine Dragons

  • Maroon 5

  • Migos

  • Portugal. The Man

Best Collaboration:

  • "Despacito" – Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber

  • "Don't Wanna Know" – Maroon 5 featuring Kendrick Lamar

  • "Something Just Like This" – The Chainsmokers and Coldplay

  • "Stay" – Zedd and Alessia Cara

  • "Wild Thoughts" – DJ Khaled featuring Rihanna and Bryson Tiller

Best New Pop Artist:

  • Niall Horan

  • Camila Cabello

  • Logic

  • Julia Michaels

  • Liam Payne

Alternative Rock Song of the Year:

  • "Believer" – Imagine Dragons

  • "Feel It Still" – Portugal. The Man

  • "Thunder" – Imagine Dragons

  • "Walk on Water" – Thirty Seconds To Mars

  • "Wish I Knew You" – The Revivalists

Alternative Rock Artist of the Year:

  • Cage The Elephant

  • Imagine Dragons

  • Judah & the Lion

  • Kings of Leon

  • Portugal. The Man

Best New Rock/Alternative Rock Artist:

  • Judah & the Lion

  • Greta Van Fleet

  • K.Flay

  • Rag'n'Bone Man

  • The Revivalists

Rock Song of the Year:

  • "Run" – Foo Fighters

  • "Go to War" – Nothing More

  • "Help" – Papa Roach

  • "Rx (Medicate)" – Theory of a Deadman

  • "Song #3" – Stone Sour

Rock Artist of the Year:

  • Foo Fighters

  • Highly Suspect

  • Metallica

  • Papa Roach

  • Royal Blood

Country Song of the Year:

  • "Body Like A Back Road" – Sam Hunt

  • "Dirt on My Boots" – Jon Pardi

  • "Hurricane" – Luke Combs

  • "Small Town Boy" – Dustin Lynch

  • "Unforgettable" – Thomas Rhett

Country Artist of the Year:

  • Thomas Rhett

  • Jason Aldean

  • Luke Bryan

  • Sam Hunt

  • Blake Shelton

Best New Country Artist:

  • Luke Combs

  • Lauren Alaina

  • Kane Brown

  • Jon Pardi

  • Brett Young

Dance Song of the Year:

  • "It Ain't Me" – Kygo and Selena Gomez

  • "No Promises" – Cheat Codes featuring Demi Lovato

  • "Rockabye" – Clean Bandit and Anne-Marie featuring Sean Paul

  • "Something Just Like This" – The Chainsmokers and Coldplay

  • "Stay" – Zedd and Alessia Cara

Dance Artist of the Year:

  • Calvin Harris

  • Cheat Codes

  • Kygo

  • The Chainsmokers

  • Zedd

Hip-Hop Song of the Year:

  • "Bad and Boujee" – Migos featuring Lil Uzi Vert

  • "Bodak Yellow" – Cardi B

  • "Humble" – Kendrick Lamar

  • "Rockstar" – Post Malone featuring 21 Savage

  • "Wild Thoughts" – DJ Khaled featuring Rihanna and Bryson Tiller

Hip-Hop Artist of the Year:

  • DJ Khaled

  • Drake

  • Future

  • Kendrick Lamar

  • Migos

Best New Hip-Hop Artist:

  • 21 Savage

  • Cardi B

  • GoldLink

  • Lil Uzi Vert

  • Playboi Carti

R&B Song of the Year:

  • "B.E.D." – Jacquees

  • "Location" – Khalid

  • "Love Galore" – SZA featuring Travis Scott

  • "Redbone" – Childish Gambino

  • "That's What I Like" – Bruno Mars

R&B Artist of the Year:

  • Childish Gambino

  • Khalid

  • Bruno Mars

  • Rihanna

  • The Weeknd

Best New R&B Artist:

  • 6LACK

  • Kehlani

  • Kevin Ross

  • Khalid

  • SZA

Latin Song of the Year:

  • "Despacito" – Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee

  • "El Amante" – Nicky Jam

  • "Hey DJ" – CNCO

  • "Mi Gente" – J Balvin featuring Willy William

  • "Súbeme la Radio" – Enrique Iglesias

Latin Artist of the Year:

  • Luis Fonsi

  • CNCO

  • J Balvin

  • Nicky Jam

  • Shakira

Best New Latin Artist:

  • Abraham Mateo

  • Bad Bunny

  • Karol G

  • Danny Ocean

  • Ozuna

Regional Mexican Song of the Year:

  • "Adiós Amor" – Christian Nodal

  • "Ella Es Mi Mujer" – Banda Carnaval

  • "Las Ultras" – Calibre 50

  • "Regresa Hermosa" – Gerardo Ortiz

  • "Siempre Te Voy A Querer" – Calibre 50

Regional Mexican Artist of the Year:

  • Banda Carnaval

  • Banda Los Recoditos

  • Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizarraga

  • Calibre 50

  • Gerardo Ortiz

Best New Regional Mexican Artist:

  • Christian Nodal

  • Edwin Luna y La Trakalosa de Monterrey

  • El Fantasma

  • Ulices Chaidez y Sus Plebes

Producer of the Year:

  • Benny Blanco

  • Andrew "Pop" Wansel and Warren "Oak" Felder

  • Steve Mac

  • Justin Tranter

  • Andrew Watt

Best Lyrics:

  • "Bodak Yellow" – Cardi B

  • "Despacito" – Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee

  • "There's Nothing Holdin' Me Back" – Shawn Mendes

  • "Look What You Made Me Do" – Taylor Swift

  • "Perfect" – Ed Sheeran

  • "Slow Hands" - Niall Horan

Best Cover Song:

  • "The Chain" – Harry Styles

  • "All We Got" – Shawn Mendes

  • "Bad Liar" – HAIM

  • "Issues" – Niall Horan

  • "Lost" – Khalid

  • "Say You Won't Let Go" – Camila Cabello and Machine Gun Kelly

  • "Touch" – Ed Sheeran

  • "The Tribute Song" – Thirty Seconds To Mars

Best Fan Amry:

  • Arianators - Ariana Grande

  • Beliebers - Justin Bieber

  • BTS ARMY - BTS

  • Camilizers - Camila Cabello

  • EXO-L - EXO

  • Harmonizers - Fifth Harmony

  • Lovatics - Demi Lovato

  • Mendes Army - Shawn Mendes

  • Mixers - Little Mix

  • Selenators - Selena Gomez

  • Smilers - Miley Cyrus

  • Swifties - Taylor Swift

Best Music Video:

  • "Sign of the Times" - Harry Styles

  • "Bad Liar" - Selena Gomez

  • "Bodak Yellow" - Cardi B

  • "Despacito" - Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee

  • "I'm the One" - DJ Khaled featuring Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper and Lil Wayne

  • "Look What You Made Me Do" - Taylor Swift

  • "Malibu" - Miley Cyrus

  • "New Rules" - Dua Lipa

  • "Shape of You" - Ed Sheeran

  • "Sorry Not Sorry" - Demi Lovato

  • "Swish Swish" - Katy Perry featuring Nicki Minaj

  • "That's What I Like" - Bruno Mars

  • "There's Nothing Holdin' Me Back" - Shawn Mendes

Social Media Award:

  • Anitta

  • Christian Collins

  • dodie

  • Andrew Huang

  • Conor Maynard

  • Gabbie Hanna

  • JoJo Siwa

  • Mariah Belgrod

  • Max & Harvey

  • RoomieOfficial

Cutest Musician's Pet:

  • Batman - Demi Lovato

  • Bear Rexha - Bebe Rexha

  • Nugget - Katy Perry

  • Olivia Benson - Taylor Swift

  • Pig Pig - Miley Cyrus

  • Toulouse - Ariana Grande

Best Boy Band:

  • AJR

  • BTS

  • CNCO

  • In Real Life

  • PRETTYMUCH

  • The Vamps

  • Why Don't We

Best Solo Breakout:

  • Camila Cabello

  • Niall Horan

  • Liam Payne

  • Harry Styles

  • Louis Tomlinson

Best Remix:

  • "Bon Appétit" - Katy Perry, Migos and 3LAU

  • "Despacito" - Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber

  • "do re mi" - blackbear featuring Gucci Mane

  • "Friends" - Justin Bieber and BloodPop with Julia Michaels

  • "Havana" - Camila Cabello and Daddy Yankee

  • "Homemade Dynamite" - Lorde, Khalid, Post Malone and SZA

  • "May I Have This Dance" - Francis & The Lights featuring Chance The Rapper

  • "Mi Gente" - J Balvin and Willy William featuring Beyoncé

  • "Reggaetón Lento" - CNCO and Little Mix

Fangirls Award:

  • Camila Cabello

Icon Award:

  • Bon Jovi

Innovator Award:

  • Chance the Rapper

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