Taylor Swift, Harry Styles and Lizzo Lead Nominations for 2023 iHeartRadio Music Awards

Who is excited for the 2023 iHeartRadio Music Awards? 🙋‍♀️🙋‍♀️🙋‍♀️

After the INCREDIBLE nominations came out this morning (January 11), we seriously can’t wait until the highly-anticipated awards show rolls around.

The iHeartRadio Music Awards will be celebrating its tenth anniversary on Monday, March 27th at The Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, and is set to feature award presentations in several different categories, honoring the most-played artists and songs on iHeartRadio stations in 2022.

Lizzo, Taylor Swift and Harry Styles lead the pack with a whopping seven nominations at the iHeartAwards this year, followed by Jack Harlow and Drake with six.

Other artists receiving multiple nominations include, AJR, Anitta, Bailey Zimmerman, Bad Bunny, Bebe Rexha, Beyoncé, BLACKPINK, Black Eyed Peas, Blxst, Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic, BTS, Calibre 50, Carrie Underwood, David Guetta, Doja Cat, Dua Lipa, Elle King, Elton John, Farruko, Future, GAYLE, Glass Animals, GloRilla, Grupo Firme, Imagine Dragons, Jordan Davis, Justin Bieber, Karol G, Kelsea Ballerini, Kenny Chesney, Kim Petras, Kodak Black, Latto, La Adictiva, Lady Gaga, Lil Baby, Lil Nas X, Luke Bryan, Luke Combs, Machine Gun Kelly, Måneskin, Megan Thee Stallion, Morgan Wallen, Muni Long, Nicki Minaj, Post Malone, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Rihanna, Sam Smith, Selena Gomez, Shania Twain, Shinedown, Steve Lacy, Swedish House Mafia, SZATems, The Weeknd, Three Days Grace, Tiësto, and Yung Gravy.

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – MARCH 22: (FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY) Dove Cameron attends the 2022 iHeartRadio Music Awards at The Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California on March 22, 2022. Broadcasted live on FOX. (Photo by JC Olivera/Getty Images for iHeartRadio)

Fan voting will be available for 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. Beginning TODAY, you can click HERE to cast your votes. The window will close on March 20th at 11:59 PM PT for all categories, so be sure to vote while you can!

To top it all off, the show will also feature live performances from the biggest artists in music, giving fans a glimpse into the upcoming hits of 2023. In the past, the iHeartRadio Music Awards has featured performances by A-list celebs, including Alicia Keys, Ariana Grande, Big Sean, Blake SheltonBon Jovi, Bruno Mars, Camila CabelloChris Martin, Ed Sheeran, Elton John, Garth Brooks, Halsey, Jennifer LopezJohn Legend, Justin Bieber, Kacey Musgraves, Katy Perry, MadonnaMaroon 5, Pharrell, Pitbull, Rihanna, Sam Smith, Taylor Swift, The Weeknd and more.

Lil Nas X accepts the Male Artist of the Year award onstage at the 2022 iHeartRadio Music Awards at The Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California on March 22, 2022. Broadcasted live on FOX. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for iHeartRadio )

Want to tune in and watch 2023 iHeartRadio Music Awards for yourself? Fans can view the show LIVE on Monday, March 27th from 8-10 PM ET/PT on FOX, so be sure to mark your calendars!

Scroll to see the comprehensive list of nominees for this year’s iHeartRadio Music Awards, and let us know what you think of them by either leaving a reaction at the bottom of the post or by sending us a tweet at @celebsecrets.

iHeartRadio Music Awards 2023 – Nominees

Song of the Year:  

  • “About Damn Time”- Lizzo

  • “Anti-Hero”- Taylor Swift

  • “As It Was”- Harry Styles

  • “Big Energy”- Latto

  • “Enemy (from the series Arcane League of Legends)”- Imagine Dragons

  • “First Class”- Jack Harlow

  • “Ghost”- Justin Bieber

  • “Heat Waves” – Glass Animals

  • “INDUSTRY BABY” – Lil Nas X & Jack Harlow

  • “Woman” – Doja Cat

Artist of the Year:  

  • Beyoncé

  • Doja Cat

  • Drake

  • Dua Lipa

  • Harry Styles

  • Jack Harlow

  • Justin Bieber

  • Lizzo

  • Taylor Swift

  • The Weeknd

Best Duo/Group of the Year:   

  • AJR

  • Black Eyed Peas


  • Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic

  • Glass Animals

  • Imagine Dragons

  • Måneskin

  • OneRepublic

  • Parmalee

  • Red Hot Chili Peppers

Best Collaboration:  

  • “Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home)”- Elle King & Miranda Lambert

  • “Cold Heart”- Elton John & Dua Lipa

  • “half of my hometown”- Kelsea Ballerini ft. Kenny Chesney

  • “I Like You (A Happier Song)” – Post Malone ft. Doja Cat

  • “INDUSTRY BABY” – Lil Nas X & Jack Harlow

  • “One Right Now”- Post Malone & The Weeknd

  • “Sweetest Pie” – Megan Thee Stallion & Dua Lipa

  • “Unholy” – Sam Smith & Kim Petras

  • “WAIT FOR U” – Future ft. Drake & Tems

  • “You Right” – Doja Cat ft. The Weeknd

Best New Pop Artist: 

  • Dove Cameron


  • Jax

  • Nicky Youre

  • Steve Lacy

Country Song of the Year:   

  • “Buy Dirt” – Jordan Davis ft. Luke Bryan

  • “half of my hometown” – Kelsea Ballerini ft. Kenny Chesney

  • “She Had Me At Heads Carolina” – Cole Swindell

  • “The Kind of Love We Make” – Luke Combs

  • “Wasted On You” – Morgan Wallen

Country Artist of the Year:    

  • Carrie Underwood

  • Jason Aldean

  • Kane Brown

  • Luke Combs

  • Morgan Wallen

Best New Country Artist: 

  • Bailey Zimmerman

  • Cody Johnson

  • Elle King

  • Elvie Shane

  • Priscilla Block

Afrobeats Artist of the Year:

  • Burna Boy

  • CKay

  • Fireboy DML

  • Tems

  • Wizkid

Hip-Hop Song of the Year:

  • “F.N.F. (Let’s Go)”- Hitkidd & GloRilla

  • “First Class” – Jack Harlow

  • “Girls Want Girls” – Drake ft. Lil Baby

  • “Super Gremlin”- Kodak Black

  • “WAIT FOR U” – Future ft. Drake & Tems

Hip-Hop Artist of the Year:  

  • Drake

  • Future

  • Kodak Black

  • Lil Baby

  • Moneybagg Yo

Best New Hip-Hop Artist:  

  • B-Lovee

  • GloRilla

  • Latto

  • Nardo Wick

  • SleazyWorld Go

R&B Song of the Year:

  • “BREAK MY SOUL” – Beyoncé

  • “Free Mind” – Tems

  • “Hrs And Hrs” – Muni Long

  • “I Hate U”- SZA

  • “Smokin Out The Window” – Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic

R&B Artist of the Year:   

  • Blxst

  • Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic

  • Muni Long

  • SZA

  • Yung Bleu

Best New R&B Artist:   

  • Blxst

  • Brent Faiyaz

  • Muni Long

  • Steve Lacy

  • Tems

Alternative Song of the Year:  

  • “Black Summer”- Red Hot Chili Peppers

  • “EDGING”- Blink-182

  • “Enemy (from the series Arcane League of Legends)”- Imagine Dragons

  • “Heat Waves”- Glass Animals

  • “Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God)”- Kate Bush

Alternative Artist of the Year:

  • Imagine Dragons

  • Måneskin

  • Red Hot Chili Peppers

  • twenty one pilots

  • Weezer

Best New Artist (Alternative & Rock):                   

  • Beach Weather

  • BoyWithUke

  • Giovannie and the Hired Guns

  • Turnstile

  • Wet Leg

Rock Song of the Year:  

  • “Black Summer”- Red Hot Chili Peppers

  • “Patient Number 9”- Ozzy Osbourne ft. Jeff Beck

  • “Planet Zero”- Shinedown

  • “So Called Life”- Three Days Grace

  • “Taking Me Back”- Jack White

Rock Artist of the Year:  

  • Ghost

  • Papa Roach

  • Red Hot Chili Peppers

  • Shinedown

  • Three Days Grace

Dance Song of the Year: 

  • “Cold Heart”- Elton John & Dua Lipa

  • “Escape”- KX5, Kaskade, Deadmau5 ft. Hayla

  • “Heaven Takes You Home”- Swedish House Mafia & Connie Constance

  • “Hot In It”- Tiësto & Charli XCX

  • “I’m Good (Blue)”- David Guetta & Bebe Rexha

Dance Artist of the Year:     

  • Anabel Englund

  • Joel Corry


  • Swedish House Mafia

  • Tiësto

Latin Pop/Reggaeton Song Of The Year: 

  • “El Incomprendido” – Farruko/ Víctor Cárdenas/ DJ Adoni

  • “MAMIII”- Becky G & Karol G

  • “Me Porto Bonito”- Bad Bunny ft. Chencho Corleone

  • “Moscow Mule” – Bad Bunny

  • “PROVENZA”- Karol G

Latin Pop/Reggaeton Artist of the Year: 

  • Bad Bunny

  • Daddy Yankee

  • Farruko

  • Karol G

  • Rauw Alejandro

Regional Mexican Song of the Year: 

  • “Cada Quien”- Grupo Firme ft. Maluma

  • “Cómo Te Olvido” – La Arrolladora Banda El Limón de René Camacho

  • “Si Te Pudiera Mentir”- Calibre 50

  • “Ya Solo Eres Mi Ex” – La Adictiva

  • “Ya Supérame”- Grupo Firme

Regional Mexican Artist of the Year:

  • Calibre 50

  • Christian Nodal

  • El Fantasma

  • Grupo Firme

  • La Adictiva

Best New Latin Artist: 

  • Blessd

  • Kali Uchis

  • Quevedo

  • Ryan Castro

  • Venesti

Best Lyrics: *Socially Voted Category

  • “About Damn Time” – Lizzo

  • “abcdefu” – GAYLE

  • “Anti-Hero” – Taylor Swift

  • “Buy Dirt”- Jordan Davis ft. Luke Bryan

  • “Glimpse Of Us”- Joji

  •  “Lift Me Up”- Rihanna

  •  “N95” – Kendrick Lamar

  •  “pushin P” – Gunna ft. Future, Young Thug

  • “Super Freaky Girl” – Nicki Minaj

  • “Wasted On You” – Morgan Wallen

  •  “We Don’t Talk About Bruno”- Lin-Manuel Miranda performed by the Cast of Encanto

Best Music Video: *Socially Voted Category

  • “Anti-Hero”- Taylor Swift

  • “As It Was” – Harry Styles

  • “Calm Down”- Rema & Selena Gomez

  • “Don’t Be Shy”- Tiësto & Karol G

  • “DON’T YOU WORRY”- Black Eyed Peas, Shakira, David Guetta

  • “Envovler” – Anitta

  • “Left and Right”- Charlie Puth ft. Jung Kook of BTS

  • “Pink Venom”- BLACKPINK

  • “Tití Me Preguntó” – Bad Bunny

  • “Yet To Come” – BTS

Best Fan Army: *Socially Voted Category

  • “Barbz”- Nicki Minaj

  • “Beliebers”- Justin Bieber

  • “BeyHive” – Beyoncé

  • “Blinks”- BLACKPINK

  • “BTSArmy”- BTS

  • “Harries” – Harry Styles

  • “Hotties”- Megan Thee Stallion

  • “Louies”- Louis Tomlinson

  • “RihannaNavy”- Rihanna

  • “Rushers”- Big Time Rush

  • “Selenators” – Selena Gomez

  • “Swifties”- Taylor Swift

Social Star Award: *Socially Voted Category

  • Bailey Zimmerman

  • Charli D’Amelio

  • Em Beihold


  • GloRilla

  • JVKE

  • Lauren Spencer-Smith

  • Yung Gravy

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

  • “Envolver”- Anitta

  • “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

  • Bad Bunny

  • Carrie Underwood

  • Dua Lipa

  • Elton John

  • Harry Styles

  • Lady Gaga

  • Lil Nas X

  • Lizzo

  • Machine Gun Kelly

  • Olivia Rodrigo

  • Rosalía

  • The Weeknd

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”


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