Maren Morris, Dan + Shay & More Nominated At 2020 iHeartRadio Music Awards

The 2020 iHeartRadio Music Awards are officially returning on Sunday, March 29th, and the nominees have been revealed! Taking place at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, the star-studded event we will celebrate all of the amazing music and talented artists over the last year.

The iHeartRadio Music Awards will honor the most-played artists and songs on iHeartRadio stations and on the iHeartRadio app throughout 2019, while also offering a preview of the upcoming hits of 2020. Featuring live performances from the biggest artists, as well as surprise duets and collaborations, this year’s show is one any music fan will not want to miss.

Country music will be taking over the Shrine Auditorium with many artists receiving multiple nominations. Maren Morris leads the pack with four nominations and Dan + Shay and Luke Combs each have three. Carrie Underwood, Thomas Rhett, and Blake Shelton also scored nominations too! See the full list of nominees below.

Fans will be able to watch the 2020 iHeartRadio Music Awards live on FOX on Sunday, March 29th at 8pm ET. The event will also be broadcast on iHeartMedia stations nationwide and on iHeartRadio.

And as always, iHeartRadio will also be celebrating the fans, giving listeners the opportunity to decide the winners in several new and established categories, including Best Fan Army, Best Lyrics, Best Cover Song, Best Music Video, Best Remix, the Social Star Award, Favorite Tour Photographer, and the first-ever Favorite Music Video Choreography Award.

Social voting begins today, January 8th, and will close on Monday, March 23rd at 8pm ET/5pm PT for all categories, except for Best Fan Army which will continue through Friday, March 27th at 9am ET/6am PT. Fans can vote using the appropriate category and nominee hashtags or by

2020 iHeartRadio Music Awards Nominees:

Country Song of the Year:

“Beautiful Crazy” - Luke Combs

“GIRL” - Maren Morris

“God’s Country” - Blake Shelton

“The Ones That Didn’t Make It Back Home” - Justin Moore

“Whiskey Glasses” - Morgan Wallen

Country Artist of the Year:

Carrie Underwood

Dan + Shay

Luke Bryan

Luke Combs

Thomas Rhett

Best New Country Artist:

Jimmie Allen

Matt Stell

Morgan Wallen

Riley Green

Runaway June

Male Artist of the Year:

Ed Sheeran


Luke Combs

Post Malone

Shawn Mendes

Best Duo/Group of the Year: 

Dan + Shay

Imagine Dragons

Jonas Brothers

Maroon 5

Panic! At The Disco

Best Lyrics: *Socially Voted Category

“10,000 Hours” - Dan + Shay & Justin Bieber

“7 rings” - Ariana Grande

“bad guy” - Billie Eilish

“Beautiful People” - Ed Sheeran featuring Khalid

“Hot Girl Summer” - Megan Thee Stallion featuring Nicki Minaj & Ty Dolla $ign

“Juice” - Lizzo

“Lose You To Love Me” - Selena Gomez

“Nightmare” - Halsey

“Señorita” - Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello

“Someone You Loved” - Lewis Capaldi

“The Bones” - Maren Morris

“You Need to Calm Down” - Taylor Swift

Best Cover Song: *Socially Voted Category

Led Zeppelin - “Black Dog” - Miley Cyrus cover

Ariana Grande - “break up with your girlfriend, i’m bored” - Lana Del Rey cover

Phil Collins - “Can’t Stop Loving You” - Taylor Swift cover

Sam Smith & Normani - “Dancing With A Stranger” - 5SOS cover

Elvin Bishop - “Fooled Around and Fell in Love” - Miranda Lambert, Maren Morris, Elle King, Ashley McBryde, Tenille Townes, Caylee Hammack cover

The Rembrandts - “I’ll Be There For You” - Meghan Trainor cover

Taylor Swift - “Lover” - Keith Urban cover

Lewis Capaldi - “Someone You Loved” - Camila Cabello cover

Jonas Brothers - “Sucker” – Halsey cover

Post Malone - “Sunflower” - Vampire Weekend cover

Best Remix: *Socially Voted Category

“bad guy” - Billie Eilish (with Justin Bieber)

“Con Calma” - Daddy Yankee, Katy Perry featuring Snow

“Good As Hell” - Lizzo featuring Ariana Grande

“Higher Love” – Kygo & Whitney Houston

“Lover” - Taylor Swift featuring Shawn Mendes

“Old Town Road” - Lil Nas X featuring Billy Ray Cyrus

“The Bones” - Maren Morris featuring Hozier

“Thotiana” – Blueface featuring Cardi B and YG

“Trampoline” - SHAED featuring Zayn

“Without Me” - Halsey featuring Juice WRLD  

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