Drake, Cardi B, Miguel & More Land 2019 iHeartRadio Music Award Nominations

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The 2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards are upon us! 

In just two months — on March 14th to be exact — the biggest names in music will descend upon the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles to celebrate the most-played artists and songs on iHeartRadio stations and the iHeartRadio app throughout 2018.

This year's nominees were recently announced and leading the pack are hip-hop heavy-hitters Drake and Cardi B, each earning more than half a dozen nominations. 

Check out the rest of the hip-hop and R&B nominees below:

Song of the Year:

  • “Better Now” - Post Malone

  • “Girls Like You” - Maroon 5 featuring Cardi B

  • “God's Plan” - Drake

  • “Perfect” - Ed Sheeran

  • “The Middle” – Zedd, Maren Morris, Grey

Female Artist of the Year: 

  • Ariana Grande

  • Camila Cabello

  • Cardi B

  • Dua Lipa

  • Halsey

Male Artist of the Year:  

  • Drake

  • Ed Sheeran

  • Kendrick Lamar

  • Post Malone

  • Shawn Mendes

Best Collaboration:

  • “Finesse (Remix)” Bruno Mars featuring Cardi B

  • “Girls Like You” - Maroon 5 featuring Cardi B

  • “I Like It” - Cardi B featuring Bad Bunny and J Balvin

  • “Meant To Be” - Bebe Rexha featuring Florida Georgia Line

  • “The Middle” - Zedd, Maren Morris, Grey

Hip-Hop Song of the Year: 

  • “God's Plan” - Drake

  • “I Like It” Cardi B featuring Bad Bunny and J Balvin

  • “In My Feelings” – Drake

  • “Nice For What” - Drake

  • “Psycho” – Post Malone featuring Ty Dolla $ign

Hip-Hop Artist of the Year:

  • Cardi B

  • Drake

  • Kendrick Lamar

  • Post Malone

  • Travis Scott

Best New Hip-Hop Artist:

  • BlocBoy JB

  • Juice WRLD

  • Lil Baby

  • Lil Pump

  • XXXTENTACION

R&B Song of the Year:

  • “Boo'd Up” - Ella Mai

  • “Finesse (Remix)” - Bruno Mars featuring Cardi B

  • “Medicine” - Queen Naija

  • “Sky Walker” - Miguel featuring Travis Scott

  • “When We” - Tank 

R&B Artist of the Year: 

  • Daniel Caesar

  • Ella Mai

  • H.E.R.

  • Miguel

  • SZA

Best New R&B Artist:

  • Brent Faiyaz

  • Ella Mai

  • H.E.R.

  • Queen Naija

  • TK Kravitz

Best Music Video: *Socially Voted Category

  • “Delicate” – Taylor Swift

  • “Dura” – Daddy Yankee

  • “Finesse (Remix)” - Bruno Mars featuring Cardi B

  • “Freaky Friday” - Lil Dicky and Chris Brown 

  • “Girls Like You” - Maroon 5 featuring Cardi B

  • “God's Plan” - Drake

  • “I Like It” - Cardi B featuring J Balvin and Bad Bunny

  • “One Kiss” - Calvin Harris featuring Dua Lipa

  • “Psycho” - Post Malone featuring Ty Dolla $ign

  • “Taki Taki” - DJ Snake featuring Selena Gomez, Ozuna and Cardi B

  • “thank u, next” – Ariana Grande

  • “This Is America” – Childish Gambino

Social Star Award: *Socially Voted Category

  • Agnez Mo

  • Bhad Bhabie

  • Dylan Minnette

  • Joji

  • Lele Pons

  • Loren Gray 

  • Mason Ramsey

  • Queen Naija

  • Tana Mongeau

  • Trixie Mattel

Best Solo Breakout: *Socially Voted Category

  • Ally Brooke

  • Dinah Jane

  • Lauren Jauregui

  • Normani

  • Tiffany Young

Best Lyrics: *Socially Voted Category

  • “Consequences” - Camila Cabello

  • “Girls Like You” - Maroon 5 featuring Cardi B

  • “God's Plan” - Drake

  • “thank u, next” – Ariana Grande

  • “Without Me” - Halsey

Song That Left Us Shook: (New Category) *Socially Voted Category

  • “Here Comes The Change” - Kesha

  • “I'll Never Love Again” - Lady Gaga

  • “One Day” - Logic featuring Ryan Tedder

  • “thank u, next” - Ariana Grande

  • “This Is America” – Childish Gambino

  • “Youth” - Shawn Mendes and Khalid

See the full list of 2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards nominees HERE. 

Social voting begins on January 9th and will close on March 7th. Fans can vote via Twitter using the appropriate category and nominee hashtags, or by visiting iHeartRadio.com/awards.

Tickets go on sale to the general public on January 16th at 10am PT via axs.com.

 

Find out who will be taking home an iHeartRadio Music Award this year by tuning into FOX on March 14th where the show will be broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles from  8-10pm ET/PT.

Photo: Getty Images

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