Here are the winners of the iHeartRadio Music Awards 2021 — BTS, The Weeknd, Taylor Swift, Dua Lipa, and more

Here are the winners of the iHeartRadio Music Awards 2021 — BTS, The Weeknd, Taylor Swift, Dua Lipa, and more

The eighth iHeartRadio Music Awards have announced their winners!

The ceremony, which was hosted by Usher, was broadcast live on 28 May from the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. 

Standout performances include a debut live rendition of 'Save Your Tears' from nominees The Weeknd and Ariana Grande, as well as a Doja Cat medley featuring her biggest hits: 'Say So', 'Streets', and 'Kiss Me More'. Silk Sonic, which comprises Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak, also took to the stage to perform their hit single 'Leave The Door Open'

Leading the tables was The Weeknd, who was nominated for eight awards. Rappers Megan Thee Stallion and Roddy Ricch followed with seven nominations each, while Harry Styles trailed with six. K-pop acts BTS—also a nominee for Best Duo/Group of the Year—and BLACKPINK were contenders for fan-voted categories, including Best Music Video and Best Fan Army.  

Notable wins of the night include The Weeknd, who took home Song of the Year with 'Blinding Lights' and Male Artist of the Year. Taylor Swift, who won Pop Album of the Year for folklore, tuned into the ceremony via video to give her acceptance speech. 

On the other hand, Dua Lipa won Female Artist of the Year while Doja Cat bagged the award for Best New Pop Artist. British singer Elton John was also honoured with the Icon Award, which was presented by Lil Nas X and Coldplay's Chris Martin.  

Additionally, Megan Thee Stallion won Best Collaboration for her remix of 'Savage' featuring Beyoncé. BTS bagged three out of the four awards they were nominated for: Best Music Video for 'Dynamite', Best Fan Army, and Favourite Music Video Choreography with choreographer Son Sung Deuk

Here’s the full list of winners below:

Song of the Year

  • 'Blinding Lights' – The Weeknd 
  • 'Circles' – Post Malone
  • 'Don’t Start Now' – Dua Lipa
  • 'ROCKSTAR' – DaBaby feat. Roddy Ricch
  • 'Watermelon Sugar' – Harry Styles

Female Artist of the Year

  • Dua Lipa
  • Ariana Grande
  • Billie Eilish
  • Megan Thee Stallion
  • Taylor Swift

Male Artist of the Year

  • The Weeknd
  • Harry Styles
  • Justin Bieber
  • Post Malone
  • Roddy Ricch

Pop Album of the Year

  • folklore – Taylor Swift

Alternative Rock Album of the Year

  • Tickets to My Downfall – Machine Gun Kelly

Rock Album of the Year

  • Power Up – AC/DC

Country Album of the Year

  • What You See Ain't Always What You Get – Luke Combs 

Dance Album of the Year

  • Diplo Presents Thomas Wesley, Chapter 1: Snake Oil – Diplo

Hip-Hop Album of the Year

  • My Turn – Lil Baby

R&B Album of the Year

  • Chilombo – Jhené Aiko

Best Duo/Group of the Year

  • Dan + Shay
  • BTS
  • Jonas Brothers
  • Maroon 5
  • twenty one pilots

Best Collaboration

  • 'Savage' (Remix) – Megan Thee Stallion feat. Beyoncé
  • 'Go Crazy' – Chris Brown and Young Thug
  • 'Holy' – Justin Bieber feat. Chance the Rapper
  • 'I Hope' – Gabby Barrett feat. Charlie Puth
  • 'Mood' – 24kGoldn feat. iann dior

Best New Pop Artist

  • Doja Cat
  • 24kGoldn
  • blackbear
  • JP Saxe
  • Pop Smoke

Alternative Rock Song of the Year

  • 'Level Of Concern' – twenty one pilots
  • 'Bang!' – AJR
  • 'Bloody Valentine' – Machine Gun Kelly
  • 'everything i wanted' – Billie Eilish
  • 'Monsters' – All Time Low feat. blackbear

Alternative Rock Artist of the Year

  • twenty one pilots
  • AJR
  • All Time Low
  • Billie Eilish
  • Cage the Elephant

Best New Rock/Alternative Rock Artist

  • Powfu
  • Ashe
  • Dayglow
  • Royal & The Serpent
  • Wallows

Rock Song of the Year

  • 'Shame Shame' – Foo Fighters
  • 'Death By Rock And Roll' – The Pretty Reckless
  • 'Patience' – Chris Cornell
  • 'Shot In The Dark' – AC/DC
  • 'Under The Graveyard' – Ozzy Osbourne

Rock Artist of the Year

  • The Pretty Reckless
  • AC/DC
  • Five Finger Death Punch
  • Ozzy Osbourne
  • Shinedown

Country Song of the Year

  • 'The Bones' – Maren Morris
  • 'Even Though I'm Leaving' – Luke Combs
  • 'I Hope' – Gabby Barrett
  • 'Nobody But You' – Blake Shelton with Gwen Stefani
  • 'One Margarita' – Luke Bryan

Country Artist of the Year

  • Luke Combs
  • Blake Shelton
  • Luke Bryan
  • Maren Morris
  • Thomas Rhett

Best New Country Artist

  • Gabby Barrett
  • Ashley McBryde
  • HARDY
  • Ingrid Andress
  • Jameson Rodgers

Dance Song of the Year

  • 'Roses' (Imanbek Remix) – SAINt JHN
  • 'Head & Heart' – Joel Corry x MNEK
  • 'ily (i love you baby)' - Surf Mesa feat. Emilee
  • 'Lasting Lover' – Sigala and James Arthur
  • 'Rain On Me' – Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande

Dance Artist of the Year

  • Marshmello
  • Anabel Englund
  • Diplo
  • Surf Mesa
  • Tiësto

Hip-Hop Song of the Year

  • 'The Box' – Roddy Ricch
  • 'High Fashion' – Roddy Ricch feat. Mustard
  • 'Life Is Good' – Future feat. Drake
  • 'ROCKSTAR' – DaBaby feat. Roddy Ricch
  • 'Savage' (Remix) – Megan Thee Stallion feat. Beyoncé

Hip-Hop Artist of the Year

  • Roddy Ricch
  • DaBaby
  • Lil Baby
  • Megan Thee Stallion
  • Pop Smoke

Best New Hip-Hop Artist

  • Roddy Ricch 
  • Jack Harlow
  • Moneybagg Yo
  • Pop Smoke
  • Rod Wave

R&B Song of the Year

  • 'Go Crazy' – Chris Brown and Young Thug
  • 'B.S.' – Jhené Aiko feat. H.E.R.
  • 'Heat' – Chris Brown feat. Gunna
  • 'Playing Games' – Summer Walker
  • 'Slide' – H.E.R. feat. YG

R&B Artist of the Year

  • H.E.R.
  • Chris Brown
  • Jhené Aiko
  • Snoh Aalegra
  • Summer Walker

Best New R&B Artist

  • Snoh Aalegra
  • Chloe x Halle
  • Lonr.
  • Mahalia
  • Skip Marley

Latin Pop/Reggaeton Song of the Year

  • 'Tusa' – KAROL G and Nicki Minaj
  • 'Caramelo' – Ozuna
  • 'Dákiti' – Bad Bunny and Jhay Cortez
  • 'Hawái' (Remix) – Maluma & The Weeknd
  • 'RITMO (Bad Boys For Life)' – Black Eyed Peas and J Balvin

Latin Pop/Reggaeton Artist of the Year

  • J Balvin
  • Bad Bunny
  • KAROL G
  • Maluma
  • Ozuna

Best New Latin Artist

  • Rauw Alejandro
  • Chesca
  • Jay Wheeler
  • Natanael Cano
  • Neto Bernal

Regional Mexican Song of the Year

  • 'Palabra De Hombre' – El Fantasma
  • 'Se Me Olvidó' – Christian Nodal
  • 'Sólo Tú' – Calibre 50
  • 'Te Volvería A Elegir' – Calibre 50
  • 'Yo Ya No Vuelvo Contigo' – Lenin Ramírez feat. Grupo Firme

Regional Mexican Artist of the Year

  • Christian Nodal
  • Banda Los Sebastianes
  • Calibre 50
  • Edwin Luna y La Trakalosa de Monterrey
  • Gerardo Ortíz

Producer of the Year

  • Max Martin
  • Andrew Watt
  • Dr Luke
  • Frank Dukes
  • Louis Bell

Songwriter of the Year

  • Ashley Gorley
  • Ali Tamposi
  • Amy Allen
  • Dan Nigro
  • Finneas

Best Lyrics (*Socially Voted Category)

  • 'Adore You' – Harry Styles
  • 'Before You Go' – Lewis Capaldi
  • 'Blinding Lights' – The Weeknd
  • 'cardigan' – Taylor Swift
  • 'Don't Start Now' – Dua Lipa
  • 'everything i wanted' – Billie Eilish
  • 'I Hope' – Gabby Barrett feat. Charlie Puth
  • 'If The World Was Ending' – JP Saxe feat. Julia Michaels
  • 'Intentions' – Justin Bieber feat. Quavo
  • 'Life Is Good' – Future feat. Drake

Best Cover Song (*Socially Voted Category)

  • 'Juice' (Lizzo) – Harry Styles cover
  • 'Adore You' (Harry Styles) – Lizzo cover
  • 'Can't Take My Eyes Off You' (Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons) – Shawn Mendes cover
  • 'Fix You' (Coldplay) – Sam Smith cover
  • 'Heart Of Glass' (Blondie) – Miley Cyrus cover

Best Fan Army: *Socially Voted Category

  • #BTSARMY – BTS
  • #Agnation – Agnez Mo
  • #Arianators – Ariana Grande
  • #Beliebers – Justin Bieber
  • #BLINK – BLACKPINK
  • #Harries – Harry Styles
  • #Limelights – Why Don't We
  • #Louies – Louis Tomlinson
  • #MendesArmy – Shawn Mendes
  • #NCTzens – NCT 127
  • #Selenators – Selena Gomez
  • #Swifties – Taylor Swift

Best Music Video: *Socially Voted Category

  • 'Dynamite' – BTS
  • 'Blinding Lights' – The Weeknd
  • 'Don't Start Now' – Dua Lipa
  • 'Hawái' – Maluma
  • 'How You Like That' – BLACKPINK
  • 'Life Is Good' – Future feat. Drake
  • 'Rain On Me' – Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande
  • 'WAP' – Cardi B feat. Megan Thee Stallion
  • 'Watermelon Sugar' – Harry Styles
  • 'Yummy' – Justin Bieber

Social Star Award (*Socially Voted Category)

  • Olivia Rodrigo 
  • Dixie D'Amelio
  • Jaden Hossler
  • LILHUDDY
  • Nessa Barrett
  • Tate McRae

Favorite Music Video Choreography (*Socially Voted Category)

  • 'Dynamite' (BTS) – Son Sung Deuk
  • '34+35' (Ariana Grande) – Scott and Brian Nicholson
  • 'Do It' (Chloe x Halle) – Kendra Bracy and Ashanti Ledon
  • 'Honey Boo' (CNCO and Natti Natasha) – Kyle Hanagami
  • 'Physical' (Dua Lipa) – Charm La'Donna
  • 'Rain On Me' (Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande) – Richy Jackson
  • 'Say So' (Doja Cat) – Cortland Brown
  • 'WAP' (Cardi B feat. Megan Thee Stallion) – JaQuel Knight
  • 'Bop' (DaBaby) – Coach Cherry and DaniLeigh

TikTok Bop of the Year (*Socially Voted Category)

  • 'Blinding Lights' – The Weeknd
  • 'Lottery (Renegade)' – K CAMP
  • 'Savage' – Megan Thee Stallion
  • 'Savage Love' (Laxed-Siren Beat) – Jawsh 685, Jason Derulo
  • 'Say So' – Doja Cat
  • 'WAP' - Cardi B feat. Megan Thee Stallion