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iHeartRadio Music Awards Nominations 2016: See Who Made the Cut

iHeartRadio Music Awards Nominations 2016: See Who Made the Cut
The nominations for the 2016 iHeartRadio Music Awards have just been announced!

The show, which will feature performances by Justin Bieber and Meghan Trainor, will take place on April 3 at The Forum in Inglewood. The event will be televised live on TBS, TNT and truTV at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT and will be simulcast on iHeartMedia stations and the iHeartRadio digital music platform.

Taylor Swift is leading all nominees with eight nominations, including Female Artist of the Year, Album of the Year, Song of the Year, and Best Collaboration.

Some of the other stars, who are nominated this year, include The Weeknd, Adele, Ed Sheeran, Luke Bryan, and Sam Smith.

Check out the full list for the nominations!

Song of the Year
Taylor Swift — "Blank Space"
The Weeknd — "Can't Feel My Face"
Adele — "Hello"
Walk The Moon — "Shut Up and Dance"
Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars — "Uptown Funk"

Female Artist of the Year
Carrie Underwood
Meghan Trainor
Selena Gomez
Taylor Swift

Male Artist of the Year
Ed Sheeran
Justin Bieber
Luke Bryan
Sam Smith
The Weeknd

Best New Artist
Fetty Wap
Sam Hunt
Shawn Mendes
Tove Lo

Best Duo/Group of the Year
Fall Out Boy
Maroon 5
One Direction
Walk The Moon
Zac Brown Band

Album of the Year
Taylor Swift — “1989"
Adele — “25"
The Weeknd — "Beauty Behind the Madness"
Sam Smith — "In the Lonely Hour"
Ed Sheeran — “X"

Best Tour
Foo Fighters
Garth Brooks
Luke Bryan
Taylor Swift

Alternative Rock Artist of the Year
Foo Fighters
Twenty One Pilots
X Ambassadors

Alternative Rock Song of the Year
Cage The Elephant — "Cigarette Daydreams"
Elle King — "Ex's & Oh's"
X Ambassadors — "Renegades"
Walk The Moon — "Shut Up and Dance"
Twenty One Pilots — "Stressed Out"

Rock Artist of the Year
Breaking Benjamin
Five Finger Death Punch
Foo Fighters
Three Days Grace

Rock Song of the Year
Shinedown — "Cut The Cord"
Breaking Benjamin — "Failure"
Pop Evil — "Footsteps"
Zac Brown Band featuring Chris Cornell — "Heavy Is The Head"
Three Days Grace — "I Am Machine"

Country Song of the Year
Chris Janson — "Buy Me A Boat"
Zac Brown Band — "Homegrown"
Luke Bryan — "I See You"
Brett Eldredge — "Lose My Mind"
Sam Hunt — "Take Your Time"

Country Artist of the Year
Blake Shelton
Brad Paisley
Luke Bryan
Sam Hunt
Thomas Rhett

Dance Song of the Year
David Guetta featuring Nicki Minaj, Bebe Rexha & Afrojack — "Hey Mama"
Major Lazer & DJ Snake featuring MØ — "Lean On"
Mr. Probz — "Waves"
Skrillex & Diplo with Justin Bieber — "Where Are Ü Now?"
DJ Snake & AlunaGeorge — "You Know You Like It"

Dance Artist of the Year
Calvin Harris
David Guetta
Major Lazer
Skrillex & Diplo

Hip Hop Song of the Year
Big Sean featuring Drake & Kanye West — "Blessings"
Rich Homie Quan — "Flex (Ooh, Ooh, Ooh)"
Drake — "Hotline Bling"
Fetty Wap — "Trap Queen"
Nicki Minaj featuring Drake & Lil Wayne — "Truffle Butter"

Hip Hop Artist of the Year
Big Sean
Fetty Wap
J. Cole

R&B Song of the Year
Rihanna — "Bitch Better Have My Money"
The Weeknd — "Earned It"
Jeremih featuring J. Cole — "Planes"
Omarion featuring Chris Brown & Jhene Aiko — "Post To Be"
The Weeknd — "The Hills"

R&B Artist of the Year
Chris Brown
The Weeknd
Trey Songz

Latin Song of the Year
J Balvin — "Ay Vamos"
Nicky Jam & Enrique Iglesias — "El Perdón"
Romeo Santos — "Hilito"
Gente De Zona featuring Marc Anthony — "La Gozadera"
Maná featuring Shakira — "Mi Verdad"

Latin Artist of the Year
Enrique Iglesias
J Balvin
Nicky Jam
Prince Royce

Regional Mexican Song of the Year
Calibre 50 — "Aunque Ahora Estés Con Él"
Gerardo Ortiz — "Eres Una Niña"
Voz de Mando — "Levantando Polvadera"
Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizárraga — "Mi Vicio Más Grande"
Ariel Camacho y Los Plebes del Rancho — "Te Mestiste"

Regional Mexican Artist of the Year
Banda Los Recoditos
Calibre 50
Gerardo Ortiz
Julión Álvarez y Su Norteño Banda
Voz De Mando

Best Lyrics *Socially Voted Category
Thomas Rhett — "Die A Happy Man"
Rachel Platten — "Fight Song"
Adele — "Hello"
Ed Sheeran — "Photograph"
Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth — "See You Again"

Best Collaboration
Taylor Swift featuring Kendrick Lamar — "Bad Blood"
Meghan Trainor featuring John Legend — "Like I'm Gonna Lose You"
Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth — "See You Again"
Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars — "Uptown Funk"
Skrillex & Diplo with Justin Bieber — "Where Are Ü Now?"

Best Cover Song  
Ryan Adams covering Taylor Swift — “1989" (Album in Full)
Alessia Cara covering Taylor Swift — "Bad Blood"
Kelly Clarkson covering Rihanna — "Bitch Better Have My Money"
Pentatonix covering Omi — "Cheerleader"
Troy Sivan covering Selena Gomez And Justin Bieber — "Hands To Myself/Sorry"
Demi Lovato covering Adele — "Hello"
Justin Bieber covering Drake — "Hotline Bling"
Sam Smith & Disclosure covering Drake — "Hotline Bling"
Ed Sheeran covering Fetty Wap — "Trap Queen"
Fifth Harmony, Jasmine V, Jacob Whitesides and Mahogany Lox covering Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars — "Uptown Funk"

Best Song from a Movie
The Weeknd (50 Shades of Grey) — "Earned It"
Ellie Goulding (50 Shades of Grey) — "Love Me Like You Do"
Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth (Furious 7) — "See You Again"
Lady Gaga (The Hunting Ground) — "Til It Happens To You"
Sam Smith (Spectre) — "Writing's On The Wall"

Most Meme-able Moment
Adele and all of the "Hello" memes (Lionel Richie, Miss Piggy, Etc.)
Drake and "Hotline Bling"
Katy Perry and the Left Shark (from Super Bowl 49)
Kanye West and Kanye For President / Kanye 2020
Taylor Swift's "Crazy Girl" with Running Mascara (from "Blank Space" video)

Best Fan Army
5 Seconds of Summer – 5SOSFam
Adam Lambert — Glamberts
Ariana Grande — Arianators
Demi Lovato - Lovatics
Fifth Harmony - Harmonizers
Justin Bieber - Beliebers
Little Mix - Mixers
Nicki Minaj - Barbz
One Direction - Directioners
Selena Gomez - Selenators
Shawn Mendes - Mendes Army
Taylor Swift - Swifties