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iHeartRadio Music Awards 2022: Full List of Winners

This year, iHeartRadio Music Awards was indeed a star-studded affair. The award show took place on March 22, 2022 (Tuesday) at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. LL Cool J was the host for the night.

More Details about iHeartRadio Music Awards 2022

The award show went on for two hours and was streamed live on Fox. Along with Joel Gallen, for Tenth Planet,  John Sykes, president of entertainment enterprises for iHeartMedia, Bart Peters, for iHeartMedia, and Tom Poleman, president and chief programming officer for iHeartMedia essayed the role of executive producers for the big event.

We saw some stunning performances at the show. Huge celebrities like Jennifer Lopez, Megan Thee Stallion, Jason Aldean, and Måneskin set the stage on fire with their stellar performances.

Along with them, John Legend & Charlie Puth also came to the stage with two huge pianos. The duo sang some great hits of each other. They lifted the mood and vibe of the award show with their brilliant performance.

This time, the show bestowed the new artists in the world of music with awards in a total of seven genres. They are as follows Lainey Wilson (country), Olivia Rodrigo (pop), Yung Bleu (hip-hop), Måneskin (alternative), Mammoth WVH (rock), Giveon (R&B), and Grupo Firme (Latin).

Jazmine Sullivan won R&B artist of the year. In the last two years, the award was bagged by H.E.R. The award was won by Ella Mai in the year 2019. Machine Gun Kelly secured the award for rock artist of the year for the very first time. On the other hand, David Guetta won dance artist of the year.

Which song won the award for Song of the Year?

The biggest award of the night, the award for the Song of the year went to none other than Dua Lipa for Levitating. But unfortunately, Dua was not present at the award show to pick her award. So the award was not presented on-air.

Other winners of the grand night included Lil Nas X, he secured the trophy for male artist of the year, Olivia Rodrigo took back home the award for female artist of the year, and Silk/Sonic bagged the award for best duo/group of the year. These awards were very special for these stars as they received them for the first time in the respective categories.

All the stars brought their A-game to the red carpet. Jennifer Lopez was honored with the ICON award. In the past, legends like Bon Jovi and Elton John have received the award. In her acceptance speech, Lopez said, “I can overcome negativity – every single moment, and so can you.”

Harry Styles became the recipient of the tour of the year award. This award was not presented last year due to the pandemic. Over the last couple of years, the award has been given to  Taylor Swift (twice), Coldplay, U2, and Elton John. Foo Fighters won the rock artist of the year for the second time.

BTS took two socially-voted awards home. One for best fan army for the fifth consecutive year and another one was for the best music video for “Butter.” The award for the country artist of the year went to Luke Combs. He won the award for the fourth time in a row. Champagne Papi aka Drake won the hip-hop artist of the year for the fourth time.

Complete list of winners

Here’s the full list of Winners from iHeartRadio Music Awards 2022.

Song of the year: “Levitating” – Dua Lipa

Female artist of the year: Olivia Rodrigo

Male artist of the year: Lil Nas X

Best duo/group of the year: Silk Sonic

Best collaboration: “Stay” – The Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber

Best new pop artist: Olivia Rodrigo

Alternative artist of the year: Machine Gun Kelly

Best new alternative artist: Måneskin

Alternative song of the year: “Monsters” – All Time Low featuring blackbear

Alternative Album of the Year: Happier Than Ever – Billie Eilish

Rock artist of the year: Foo Fighters

Best new rock artist: Mammoth WVH

Rock Song of the Year: “Waiting on a War” – Foo Fighters

Rock Album of the Year: Medicine at Midnight – Foo Fighters

Country artist of the year: Luke Combs

Best new country artist: Lainey Wilson

Country song of the year: “If I Didn’t Love You” – Jason Aldean & Carrie Underwood

Dance artist of the year: David Guetta

Dance Song of the Year: “Do It To It” – ACRAZE featuring Cherish

Hip-Hop artist of the year: Drake

Best new hip-hop artist: Yung Bleu

Hip-Hop Song of the Year: “What You Know Bout Love” – Pop Smoke

Hip-Hop Album of the Year: The Off-Season – J. Cole

R&B Artist of the Year: Jazmine Sullivan

Best new R&B artist: Giveon

R&B Song of the Year: “Leave The Door Open” – Silk Sonic

R&B Album of the Year: An Evening With Silk Sonic, Silk Sonic

Latin Pop/Reggaeton Artist of the Year: Bad Bunny

Best new Latin artist: Grupo Firme

Latin Pop/Reggaeton Song of the Year: “Pepas” – Farruko

Latin Pop/Reggaeton Album of the Year: Karol G

Regional Mexican Artist of the Year: Calibre 50

Regional Mexican Song of the Year: “La Casita” – Banda Sinaloense MS De Sergio Lizárraga

Regional Mexican Album of the Year: Eslabón Armado

Producer of the Year: Finneas

Songwriter of the Year: Omer Fedi

iHeartRadio Trailblazer Award: Megan Thee Stallion

iHeartRadio Chart Ruler Award: “Stay” – The Kid LAROI and Justin Bieber

Best cover song (socially voted category): “good 4 u” (Olivia Rodrigo) – Camila Cabello

Best fan army (socially voted category): #BTSARMY – BTS

Best music video (socially voted category): “Butter” – BTS

TikTok songwriter of the year (socially voted category): Jax

Social Star Award (socially voted category): Bella Poarch

Best Lyrics (socially voted category): “All Too Well (10 Minute Version) (Taylor’s Version) (From The Vault)” – Taylor Swift

Favorite Tour Photographer (socially voted category): Love On Tour (Harry Styles) – Anthony PHAM

TikTok Bop of the Year (socially voted category): “good 4 u” – Olivia Rodrigo

Best Comeback Album (socially voted category30 – Adele

We send our heartiest congratulations to all the winners on their achievements. We hope that all of these stars continue to shine on-screen as well as off-screen. Stay tuned with us for the latest updates from showbiz.

Meenal Mehta
Hi, I am Meenal. I'm a travel enthusiast, a movie buff and a cricket fan all wrapped in one. I love to capture moments through my words. Writing is my happy space, it has been a great way of putting all my thoughts out and feel liberated.


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