The Weeknd, Roddy Ricch, Taylor Swift win big at iHeartRadio Music Awards 2021  


Sensational singer, The Weeknd, Roddy Ricch and Taylor Swift all won big at the just concluded iHeartRadio Music Awards which kicked off from the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.

The well-attended iHeartRadio Music Awards took place with performances from The Weeknd with Ariana Grande, Bruno Mars with Anderson .Paak, Dan + Shay and Doja Cat.

Also, Demi Lovato, Brandi Carlile and H.E.R. took the stage to honor  legendary singer, Elton John as he was given the to iHeartRadio Icon Award while an all star tribute to his greatest hits was rendered.

During the event, the Weeknd won, Male artist of the year and song of the year with hit track ‘binding lights’ , while Taylor Swift won ‘Best pop album’. Other winners include Dua Lipa, Megan Thee Stallion and Roddy Ricch.

See full list of winners below;

Song of the Year

WINNER: “Blinding Lights” – The Weeknd

“Circles” – Post Malone

“Don’t Start Now” – Dua Lipa

“ROCKSTAR” – DaBaby featuring Roddy Ricch

“Watermelon Sugar” – Harry Styles


Female Artist of the Year

Ariana Grande

Billie Eilish

WINNER: Dua Lipa

Megan Thee Stallion

Taylor Swift


Male Artist of the Year

Harry Styles

Justin Bieber

Post Malone

Roddy Ricch

WINNER: The Weeknd




Best Pop Album

WINNER: Taylor Swift – folklore


Alternative Rock Album of the Year

WINNER: Machine Gun Kelly – Tickets to My Downfall



Rock Album of the Year

WINNER: AC/DC – Power Up



Country Album of the Year

WINNER: Luke Combs – What You See Ain’t Always What You Get


Dance Album of the Year

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

Hip-Hop Album of the Year

WINNER: Lil Baby – My Turn


R&B Album of the Year

WINNER: Jhene Aiko – Chilombo



Best Duo/Group of the Year


WINNER: Dan + Shay

Jonas Brothers

Maroon 5

twenty one pilots



Best Collaboration

“Go Crazy” – Chris Brown & Young Thug

“Holy” – Justin Bieber featuring Chance the Rapper

“I Hope” – Gabby Barrett featuring Charlie Puth

“Mood” – 24kGoldn featuring iann dior

WINNER: “Savage” (Remix) – Megan Thee Stallion featuring Beyoncé



Best New Pop Artist



WINNER: Doja Cat

JP Saxe

Pop Smoke



Alternative Rock Song of the Year

“Bang!” – AJR

“Bloody Valentine” – Machine Gun Kelly

“everything i wanted” – Billie Eilish

WINNER: “Level Of Concern” – twenty one pilots

“Monsters” – All Time Low featuring blackbear



Alternative Rock Artist of the Year


All Time Low

Billie Eilish

Cage the Elephant

WINNER: twenty one pilots



Best New Rock/Alternative Rock Artist




Royal & The Serpent




Rock Song of the Year

“Death By Rock And Roll” – The Pretty Reckless

“Patience” – Chris Cornell

WINNER: “Shame Shame” – Foo Fighters

“Shot In The Dark” – AC/DC

“Under The Graveyard” – Ozzy Osbourne



Rock Artist of the Year


Five Finger Death Punch

Ozzy Osbourne


WINNER: The Pretty Reckless



Country Song of the Year

“Even Though I’m Leaving” – Luke Combs

“I Hope” – Gabby Barrett

“Nobody But You” – Blake Shelton with Gwen Stefani

“One Margarita” – Luke Bryan

WINNER: “The Bones” – Maren Morris



Country Artist of the Year

Blake Shelton

Luke Bryan

WINNER: Luke Combs

Maren Morris

Thomas Rhett



Best New Country Artist

Ashley McBryde

WINNER: Gabby Barrett


Ingrid Andress

Jameson Rodgers



Dance Song of the Year

“Head & Heart” – Joel Corry x MNEK

“ily (i love you baby)” – Surf Mesa featuring Emilee

“Lasting Lover” – Sigala & James Arthur

“Rain On Me” – Lady Gaga & Ariana Grande

WINNER: “Roses” (Imanbek Remix) – SAINt JHN



Dance Artist of the Year

Anabel Englund


WINNER: Marshmello

Surf Mesa




Hip-Hop Song of the Year

“High Fashion” – Roddy Ricch featuring Mustard

“Life Is Good” – Future featuring Drake

“ROCKSTAR” – DaBaby featuring Roddy Ricch

“Savage” (Remix) – Megan Thee Stallion featuring Beyoncé

WINNER: “The Box” – Roddy Ricch



Hip-Hop Artist of the Year


Lil Baby

Megan Thee Stallion

Pop Smoke

WINNER: Roddy Ricch



Best New Hip-Hop Artist

Jack Harlow

Moneybagg Yo

Pop Smoke

Rod Wave

WINNER: Roddy Ricch



R&B Song of the Year

“B.S.” – Jhené Aiko featuring H.E.R.

WINNER: “Go Crazy” – Chris Brown & Young Thug

“Heat” Chris Brown featuring Gunna

“Playing Games” – Summer Walker

“Slide” – H.E.R. featuring YG



R&B Artist of the Year

Chris Brown


Jhené Aiko

Snoh Aalegra

Summer Walker



Best New R&B Artist

Chloe x Halle



Skip Marley

WINNER: Snoh Aalegra



Latin Pop/Reggaeton Song of the Year

“Caramelo” – Ozuna

“Dákiti” – Bad Bunny & Jhay Cortez

“Hawái” (Remix) – Maluma & The Weeknd

“RITMO (Bad Boys For Life)” – Black Eyed Peas & J Balvin

WINNER: “Tusa” – KAROL G & Nicki Minaj



Latin Pop/Reggaeton Artist of the Year

Bad Bunny

WINNER: J Balvin






Best New Latin Artist


Jay Wheeler

Natanael Cano

Neto Bernal

WINNER: Rauw Alejandro



Regional Mexican Song of the Year

WINNER: “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 featuring Grupo Firme



Regional Mexican Artist of the Year

Banda Los Sebastianes

Calibre 50

WINNER: Christian Nodal

Edwin Luna y La Trakalosa de Monterrey

Gerardo Ortíz



Producer of the Year

Andrew Watt

Dr Luke

Frank Dukes

Louis Bell

WINNER: Max Martin



Songwriter of the Year

Ali Tamposi

Amy Allen

WINNER: Ashley Gorley

Dan Nigro




Best Lyrics: *Socially Voted Category

WINNER: “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 featuring Charlie Puth

“If The World Was Ending” – JP Saxe featuring Julia Michaels

“Intentions” – Justin Bieber featuring Quavo

“Life Is Good” – Future featuring Drake



Best Cover Song: *Socially Voted Category

“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

WINNER: “Juice” (Lizzo) – Harry Styles cover



Best Fan Army: *Socially Voted Category

#Agnation – Agnez Mo

#Arianators – Ariana Grande

#Beliebers – Justin Bieber



#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

“Blinding Lights” – The Weeknd

“Don’t Start Now” – Dua Lipa

WINNER: “Dynamite” – BTS

“Hawái” – Maluma

“How You Like That” – BLACKPINK

“Life Is Good” – Future featuring Drake

“Rain On Me” – Lady Gaga & Ariana Grande

“WAP” – Cardi B featuring Megan Thee Stallion

“Watermelon Sugar” – Harry Styles

“Yummy” – Justin Bieber



Social Star Award: *Socially Voted Category

Dixie D’Amelio

Jaden Hossler


Nessa Barrett

WINNER: Olivia Rodrigo

Tate McRae



Favorite Music Video Choreography: *Socially Voted Category

WINNER: BTS – Son Sung Deuk

“34+35” (Ariana Grande) – Scott & Brian Nicholson

“Do It” (Chloe x Halle) – Kendra Bracy & Ashanti Ledon

“Honey Boo” (CNCO & Natti Natasha) – Kyle Hanagami

“Physical” (Dua Lipa) – Charm La’Donna

“Rain On Me” (Lady Gaga & Ariana Grande) – Richy Jackson

“Say So” (Doja Cat) – Cortland Brown

WAP” (Cardi B featuring Megan Thee Stallion) – JaQuel Knight

“Bop” (DaBaby) – Coach Cherry & DaniLeigh



TikTok Bop of the Year (New Category): *Socially Voted Category

WINNER: “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 featuring Megan Thee Stallion


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