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Ed Sheeran, Taylor Swift and Cardi B were the big winners at Sunday's iHeartRadio Music Awards.

Ed and Taylor took home male and female artists of the year. In a pre-recorded acceptance speech, Taylor premiered the new video for "Delicate." Ed also won the night's biggest award, Song of the Year, for "Shape of You." Cardi B was named Best New Artist and Best New Hip-Hop Artist.

Other winners included Maroon 5 (Best Duo/Group of the Year), Metallica (Rock Artist of the Year), Thomas Rhett (Country Artist of the Year) and Kendrick Lamar (Hip-Hop Artist of the Year).

Ed, Cardi, N.E.R.D., Eminem, Maroon 5, Camila Cabello and Charlie Puth were among the performers at the fifth annual show, hosted by DJ Khaled and Hailey Baldwin.

Presenters included Sean “Diddy” Combs, Shaun White, Halsey, Rita Ora, Method Man, The Chainsmokers and Paris Hilton.

Chance the Rapper was honored with the Innovator Award and Bon Jovi received the first-ever iHeartRadio Icon Award. The band performed such songs as “It’s My Life” and “You Give Love a Bad Name.”


  • Song of the Year: “Shape of You” – Ed Sheeran
  • Female Artist of the Year: Taylor Swift
  • Male Artist of the Year: Ed Sheeran
  • Best New Artist: Cardi B
  • Best Duo/Group of the Year: Maroon 5
  • Best Collaboration: “Something Just Like This” – The Chainsmokers and Coldplay
  • Best New Pop Artist: Niall Horan
  • Alternative Rock Song of the Year: “Feel It Still” – Portugal. The Man
  • Alternative Rock Artist of the Year: Imagine Dragons
  • Best New Rock/Alternative Rock Artist: Judah & The Lion
  • Rock Song of the Year: “Run” – Foo Fighters
  • Rock Artist of the Year: Metallica
  • Country Song of the Year: “Body Like a Back Road” – Sam Hunt
  • Country Artist of the Year: Thomas Rhett
  • Best New Country Artist: Luke Combs
  • Dance Song of the Year: “Stay” – Zedd and Alessia Cara
  • Dance Artist of the Year: The Chainsmokers
  • Hip-Hop Song of the Year: “Wild Thoughts” – DJ Khaled featuring Rihanna and Bryson Tiller
  • Hip-Hop Artist of the Year: Kendrick Lamar
  • Best New Hip-Hop Artist: Cardi B
  • R&B Song of the Year: “That’s What I Like” – Bruno Mars 
  • R&B Artist of the Year: Bruno Mars
  • Best New R&B Artist: Khalid
  • Latin Song of the Year: “Despacito” – Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee 
  • Latin Artist of the Year: Luis Fonsi 
  • Best New Latin Artist: Ozuna
  • Best Lyrics:  “Slow Hands” – Niall Horan (Socially Voted Category)
  • Best Cover Song: “The Chain” – Harry Styles (Socially Voted Category)
  • Best Fan Army presented by Taco Bell: BTS (Socially Voted Category)
  • Best Music Video: “Sign of The Times” – Harry Styles (Socially Voted Category)
  • Social Star Award: Anitta (Socially Voted Category)
  • Cutest Musician’s Pet: Toulouse – Ariana Grande (Socially Voted Category)
  • Best Boy Band: BTS (Socially Voted Category)
  • Best Solo Breakout: Louis Tomlinson  (Socially Voted Category)
  • Best Remix: “Reggaetón Lento” – CNCO and Little Mix (Socially Voted Category)

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