2021 iHeartRadio Music Awards: The Complete Winners List Music

2021 iHeartRadio Music Awards: The Complete Winners List

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Time icon May 28, 2021   | Last Updated: May 17, 2024 at 5:37 AM

This year the iHeartRadio Music Awards featured some big performances and even bigger winners. The most celebrated names in music had come together for the star-studded event on Thursday. And few of them walked away from the coveted trophies.

Megan Thee Stallion led the pack with a total of eight nominations across seven different categories. Roddy Rich came in next with seven nominations which included three separate nominations in the Hip-Hop Song of the Year categories alone.

The Weeknd was also recognized with six nominations after his big win at the Bilboard Awards on Sunday. This included the categories of Song of the Year and Male Artist of the Year. Even Harry Styles was nominated for six awards and he went up against The Weeknd.

Elton John was set out to receive 2021 iHeartRadio Icon Award, which will be presented by Chris Martin and Lil Nas X. The awards included a special tribute performance for him as well. It was because of his influence in the music industry and his continued relevance as a touring and radio force with a loyal fan base worldwide.

Check out the list of winners below:

Song of the Year

“Blinding Lights” – The Weeknd **WINNER**
“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
Dua Lipa **WINNER**
Megan Thee Stallion
Taylor Swift

Male Artist of the Year

Harry Styles
Justin Bieber
Post Malone
Roddy Ricch
The Weeknd **WINNER**

Best Duo/Group of the Year

Dan + Shay **WINNER**
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
“Savage” (Remix) – Megan Thee Stallion featuring Beyoncé **WINNER**

Best Pop Album:

Taylor Swift – folklore – WINNER

Best New Pop Artist

Doja Cat *WINNER**
JP Saxe
Pop Smoke

Alternative Rock Song of the Year

“Bang!” – AJR
“Bloody Valentine” – Machine Gun Kelly
“everything i wanted” – Billie Eilish
“Level Of Concern” – twenty one pilots **WINNER**
“Monsters” – All Time Low featuring blackbear

Alternative Rock Artist of the Year:

All Time Low
Billie Eilish
Cage the Elephant
twenty one pilots **WINNER**

Alternative Rock Album of the Year:

Machine Gun Kelly – Tickets To My Downfall **WINNER**

Best New Rock/Alternative Rock Artist

Powfu **WINNER**
Royal & The Serpent

Rock Song of the Year

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

Rock Artist of the Year

Five Finger Death Punch
Ozzy Osbourne
The Pretty Reckless *WINNER*

Rock Album of the Year:

AD/DC – Power Up **WINNER**

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
“The Bones” – Maren Morris **WINNER*

Country Artist of the Year

Blake Shelton
Luke Bryan
Luke Combs **WINNER**
Maren Morris
Thomas Rhett

Country Album of the Year:

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

Best New Country Artist

Ashley McBryde
Gabby Barrett **WINNER**
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
“Roses” (Imanbek Remix) – SAINt JHN — WINNER

Dance Artist of the Year

Anabel Englund
Marshmello **WINNER**
Surf Mesa

Dance Album of the Year:

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

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
“The Box” – Roddy Ricch — WINNER

Hip-Hop Artist of the Year

Lil Baby
Megan Thee Stallion
Pop Smoke
Roddy Ricch **WINNER**

Best New Hip-Hop Artist

Jack Harlow
Moneybagg Yo
Pop Smoke
Rod Wave
Roddy Ricch **WINNER**

Hip-Hop Album of the Year:

Lil Baby – My Turn **WINNER**

R&B Song of the Year

“B.S.” – Jhené Aiko featuring H.E.R.
“Go Crazy” – Chris Brown & Young Thug **WINNER**
“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
Snoh Aalegra **WINNER*

R&B Album of the Year

Jhene Aiko – Chilombo **WINNER**

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
“Tusa” – KAROL G & Nicki Minaj — WINNER

Latin Pop/Reggaeton Artist of the Year

Bad Bunny
J Balvin **WINNER**

Best New Latin Artist

Jay Wheeler
Natanael Cano
Neto Bernal
Rauw Alejandro *WINNER**

Regional Mexican Song of the Year

“Palabra De Hombre” – El Fantasma — WINNER
“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
Christian Nodal — WINNER
Edwin Luna y La Trakalosa de Monterrey
Gerardo Ortíz

Producer of the Year

Andrew Watt
Dr Luke
Frank Dukes
Louis Bell
Max Martin — WINNER

Songwriter of the Year

Ali Tamposi
Amy Allen
Ashley Gorley — WINNER
Dan Nigro

Best Lyrics (Socially Voted Category)

“Adore You” – Harry Styles **WINNER**
“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 *WINNER*
“Can’t Take My Eyes Off You” (Frankie Valli) – Shawn Mendes cover
“Fix You” (Coldplay) – Sam Smith cover
“Heart Of Glass” (Blondie) – Miley Cyrus cover
“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
“Dynamite” – BTS **WINNER**
“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
Olivia Rodrigo **WINNER**
Tate McRae

Favourite Music Video Choreography (Socially Voted Category)

BTS – Son Sung Deuk — WINNER
“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 (Socially Voted Category) *New Category!

“Blinding Lights” – The Weeknd **WINNER**
“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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