Nominees For 2018 iHeartRadio Music Awards Announced
The 2018 iHeartRadio Music Awards are getting closer, and are set to take place on Sunday, March 11th at the Forum in Los Angeles. Now the fifth straight year of one of the industry’s newest awards ceremonies, the event will celebrate the biggest songs and artists heard throughout the last year across radio stations nationwide. This year was most definitely the biggest year for Hip-Hop, becoming the most popular genre overall, so a lot of our favorite rappers will be in attendance picking up their awards.
For the first time, this year iHeartRadio will present seven awards in the seven nights leading up to the Sunday, March 11th telecast. Each night at 8 p.m. ET, an artist will be presented their award and give an acceptance speech.
Leading the nominations for the night are Rihanna, Bruno Mars, DJ Khaled, and Khalid, who are all going into the event with 5 nods each. Bruno Mars’ “That’s What I Like” and “Wild Thoughts” by DJ Khaled featuring Rihanna and Bryson Tiller are both up for the biggest honor of the night, Song Of The Year. Check out some of the other categories and nominees below.
Hip-Hop Song of the Year:
-“Bad and Boujee” – Migos featuring Lil Uzi Vert
-“Bodak Yellow” – Cardi B
-“HUMBLE.” – Kendrick Lamar
-“Rockstar” – Post Malone
-“Wild Thoughts” – DJ Khaled featuring Rihanna and Bryson Tiller
Hip-Hop Artist of the Year:
Best New Hip-Hop Artist:
-Lil Uzi Vert
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:
Best New R&B Artist: