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1.4.2017

Drake Leads 2017 iHeartRadio Music Awards Nominations

Trophies!

Perhaps there will be envelopes to open after all for Drake, who leads the iHeartRadio Music Awards nominees this year with 12, including a nod for Male Artist of the Year.

Announced today, the 2017 iHeartRadio Music Awards are set to go down on Sunday, March 5 at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif. where the 6 God is up for Hip-Hop Artist of the Year and Song of the Year for “One Dance” featuring Wizkid and Kyla.

Other nominees for Best Hip-Hop Artist include Desiigner, DJ Khaled, Future, and J. Cole. In the Song of the Year category, Drake will face off against Justin Timberlake’s “Can’t Stop the Feeling,” Sia and Sean Paul’s “Cheap Thrills,” The Chainsmokers and Halsey’s “Closer,” and twenty one pilots’ “Stressed Out.”

In the R&B Artist of the Year category, the nominees include Beyoncé, Bryson Tiller, Rihanna, The Weeknd, and Usher. Tiller’s “Exchange,” RiRi’s “Needed Me,” Usher’s “No Limit,” Bey’s “Sorry,” and Bad Gal’s Drizzy collab “Work” are all up for R&B Song of the Year.

Rising stars will also get a chance to shine. Chance the Rapper, Desiigner, D.R.A.M., Kent Jones, and Kevin Gates score Best New Hip-Hop Artist nods, while Belly, Bryson Tiller, Dreezy, Kayla Brianna, and Ro James will battle it out for Best New R&B Artist.

The iHeartRadio Music Awards will broadcast live on TBS, TNT, and truTV at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT. Fans can also catch the show via iHeartMedia stations and on the iHeartRadio app.

2017 iHeartRadio Music Awards Nominations

Song of the Year
“Can’t Stop the Feeling” – Justin Timberlake
“Cheap Thrills” – Sia featuring Sean Paul
“Closer” – The Chainsmokers featuring Halsey
“One Dance” – Drake featuring Wizkid and Kyla
“Stressed Out” – twenty one pilots

Female Artist of the Year
Adele
Ariana Grande
Rihanna
Selena Gomez
Sia

Male Artist of the Year
Drake
Justin Bieber
Luke Bryan
Shawn Mendes
The Weeknd

Hip-Hop Song of the Year
“All The Way Up” – Fat Joe and Remy Ma featuring French Montana and Infared
“Controlla” – Drake
“For Free” – DJ Khaled featuring Drake
“One Dance” – Drake featuring Wizkid and Kyla
“Panda” – Desiigner

Hip-Hop Artist of the Year
Desiigner
DJ Khaled
Drake
Future
J. Cole

R&B Song of the Year
“Exchange” – Bryson Tiller
“Needed Me” – Rihanna
“No Limit” – Usher featuring Young Thug
“Sorry” – Beyoncé
“Work” – Rihanna featuring Drake

R&B Artist of the Year
Beyoncé
Bryson Tiller
Rihanna
The Weeknd
Usher

Best New Hip-Hop Artist
Chance The Rapper
Desiigner
D.R.A.M.
Kent Jones
Kevin Gates

Best New R&B Artist
Belly
Bryson Tiller
Dreezy
Kayla Brianna
Ro James

Best Collaboration
“Cheap Thrills” – Sia featuring Sean Paul
“Closer” – The Chainsmokers featuring Halsey
“Don’t Let Me Down” – The Chainsmokers featuring Daya
“This Is What You Came For” – Calvin Harris featuring Rihanna
“Work” – Rihanna featuring Drake

Best Music Video
“Can’t Stop the Feeling” – Justin Timberlake
“Don’t Let Me Down” – The Chainsmokers featuring Daya
“Formation” – Beyoncé
“Hasta El Amanecer” – Nicky Jam
“Heathens” – twenty one pilots
“Hymn for the Weekend” – Coldplay
“I Took a Pill In Ibiza” – Mike Posner
“Pillowtalk” – ZAYN
“Side to Side” – Ariana Grande featuring Nicki Minaj
“This Is What You Came For” – Calvin Harris featuring Rihanna
“Work” – Rihanna featuring Drake
“Work From Home” – Fifth Harmony featuring Ty Dolla $ign

See a full list of nominees here.