Taylor Swift Snags Four iHeartRadio Music Awards
April 4, 2016 at 4:27 AM (PT)
TAYLOR SWIFT had a big night at the 2016 iHEARTRADIO MUSIC AWARDS, taking home four awards, including Album of the Year and Best Tour.
- JASON DERULO kicked off the telecast with a dance medley that included a stage dive and running all through the crowd. He later performed his new song "If It Ain't Love."
- JUSTIN BIEBER gave a performance starting with an acoustic version of "Love Yourself" then performing "Company" in the crowd.
- MEGHAN TRAINOR performed her new hit "NO" for the first time on the 2016 iHEARTRADIO Music Awards stage.
- FETTY WAP and his crew rode quads and motorcycles inside THE FORUM to make their way to the stage and gave an amazing performance of his hit single "Again."
- DEMI LOVATO gave an emotional performance of her single "Stone Cold" with BRAD PAISLEY accompanying her on guitar.
- CHRIS BROWN got up from his table in the crowd and danced all over THE FORUM while performing a medley of four hits: "Liquor," "Back To Sleep," "Wrist" and "Anyway."
- DNCE had the crowd on their feet with "Cake By The Ocean" and got funky when NILE RODGERS joined them on stage as they shifted into "Le Freak."
- THE EDGE and BONO received a standing ovation while accepting the 2016 iHEARTRADIO Innovator Award. During their speech, they dedicated their award to artists around the world who are innovating in very difficult circumstances and noted that one of the most exciting moments of their career was hearing their 2014 single "Song For Someone" on radio stations.
- IGGY AZALEA closed out the show -- complete with a private jet on stage -- with her new single "Team."
Here is the full list of winners:
- Song of the Year – ADELE – “Hello”
- Female Artist of the Year – TAYLOR SWIFT
- Male Artist of the Year – JUSTIN BIEBER
- Best New Artist – FETTY WAP
- Best Duo/Group of the Year – MAROON 5
- Album of the Year – TAYLOR SWIFT – 1989
- Best Tour – TAYLOR SWIFT
- Alternative Rock Artist of the Year – TWENTY ONE PILOTS
- Alternative Rock Song of the Year – TWENTY ONE PILOTS – “Stressed Out”
- Rock Artist of the Year – FOO FIGHTERS
- Rock Song of the Year – ZAC BROWN BAND – “Heavy Is The Head (ft. CHRIS CORNELL)”
- Country Song of the Year – CHRIS JANSON – “Buy Me A Boat”
- Country Artist of the Year – LUKE BRYAN
- Dance Song of the Year – ok – “Where Are Ü Now? (ft. JUSTIN BIEBER)”
- Dance Artist of the Year – CALVIN HARRIS
- Hip Hop Song of the Year – DRAKE – “Hotline Bling”
- Hip Hop Artist of the Year – DRAKE
- R&B Song of the Year – THE WEEKND – “Earned It”
- R&B Artist of the Year – CHRIS BROWN
- Latin Song of the Year – NICKY JAM & ENRIQUE IGLESIAS – “El Perdón”
- Latin Artist of the Year – PITBULL
- Regional Mexican Song of the Year – VOZ DE MANDO – “Levantando Polvadera”
- Regional Mexican Artist of the Year – BANDA LOS RECODITOS
- Best Lyrics – RACHEL PLATTEN – “Fight Song”
- Best Collaboration – MARK RONSON – “Uptown Funk (ft. BRUNO MARS)”
- Best Cover Song – “Uptown Funk” – FIFTH HARMONY, JASMINE V, JACOB WHITESIDES and MAHOGANY LOX covering MARK RONSON featuring BRUNO MARS
- Best Song from a Movie – LADY GAGA – “Til It Happens To You” (The Hunting Ground)
- Most Meme-able Moment – TAYLOR SWIFT’s “Crazy Girl” with RUNNING MASCARA (from “Blank Space” video)
- Best Fan Army – SELENA GOMEZ – Selenators