iHeartRadio Music Awards 2022: Full Winners List

iHeartRadio Music Awards 2022
Olivia Rodrigo accepts the award for female artist of the year at the iHeartRadio Music Awards [Credit: Chris Pizzello/AP PHOTO]

The iHeartRadio Music Awards aired live from Los Angeles on Tuesday night on FOX. Hosted by LL Cool J, the ceremony could also be heard on iHeartMedia radio stations nationwide and on the iHeartRadio app.

This year’s event had performances from Megan Thee Stallion,  John Legend, Charlie Puth, LL Cool J, Måneskin, Jason Aldean, and Jennifer Lopez, who is also the recipient of this year’s Icon Award becoming the third recipient of this award, following Bon Jovi (2018) and Elton John (2021).

Among other stars that made appearances include Olivia Rodrigo, Lil Nas X, Billy Porter, The Kid LAROI, David Guetta, All Time Low, Willow Smith, Robin Thicke, Nicole Scherzinger, Oliver Hudson, Taylor Momsen, Gina Torres, Lainey Wilson, and more.

See the complete list of winners below.

Song of the Year:

  • “Bad Habits” – Ed Sheeran
  • “drivers license” – Olivia Rodrigo
  • “Easy On Me” – Adele
  • “Kiss Me More” – Doja Cat featuring SZA
  • “Leave the Door Open” – Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic
  • “Levitating” – Dua Lipa – WINNER
  • “MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)” – Lil Nas X
  • “Peaches” – Justin Bieber featuring Daniel Caesar & Giveon
  • “positions” – Ariana Grande
  • “Stay” – The Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber

Female Artist of the Year:

  • Ariana Grande
  • Doja Cat
  • Dua Lipa
  • Olivia Rodrigo – WINNER
  • Taylor Swift

Male Artist of the Year:

  • Drake
  • Ed Sheeran
  • Justin Bieber
  • Lil Nas X – WINNER
  • The Weeknd

Best Duo/Group of the Year:

  • AJR
  • Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic – WINNER
  • BTS
  • Dan + Shay
  • Maroon 5

Best Collaboration:

  • “Best Friend”- Saweetie featuring Doja Cat
  • “If I Didn’t Love You” – Jason Aldean & Carrie Underwood
  • “Kiss Me More” – Doja Cat featuring SZA
  • “Peaches” – Justin Bieber featuring Daniel Caesar & Giveon
  • “Stay” – The Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber – WINNER

Best New Pop Artist:

  • Giveon
  • Måneskin
  • Olivia Rodrigo – WINNER
  • Tate McRae
  • The Kid LAROI

Pop Album of the Year

 

  • 30 – Adele

 

Alternative Song of the Year:

  • “All My Favorite Songs” – Weezer featuring AJR
  • “Follow You” – Imagine Dragons
  • “Monsters” – All Time Low featuring blackbear – WINNER
  • “my ex’s best friend” – Machine Gun Kelly & blackbear
  • “Shy Away” – twenty one pilots

Alternative Artist of the Year:

  • All Time Low
  • Billie Eilish
  • Imagine Dragons
  • Machine Gun Kelly – WINNER
  • twenty one pilots

Best New Alternative Artist:

  • Cannons
  • Clairo
  • girl in red
  • Måneskin – WINNER
  • WILLOW

Rock Song of the Year:

  • “And So It Went” – The Pretty Reckless
  • “Living The Dream” – Five Finger Death Punch
  • “Nowhere Generation” – Rise Against
  • “Wait a Minute My Girl” – Volbeat
  • “Waiting on a War” – Foo Fighters — WINNER

Rock Artist of the Year:

  • Chevelle
  • Five Finger Death Punch
  • Foo Fighters — WINNER
  • Mammoth WVH
  • The Pretty Reckless

Rock Album of the Year:

  • Medicine at Midnight, Foo Fighters — WINNER

Best New Rock Artist:

  • All Good Things
  • Architects
  • Ayron Jones
  • Mammoth WVH – WINNER
  • Zero 9:36

Country Song of the Year:

  • “Famous Friends” – Chris Young & Kane Brown
  • “Forever After All” – Luke Combs
  • “If I Didn’t Love You” – Jason Aldean & Carrie Underwood – WINNER
  • “Just The Way” – Parmalee featuring Blanco Brown
  • “The Good Ones” – Gabby Barrett

Country Artist of the Year:

  • Jason Aldean
  • Luke Bryan
  • Luke Combs — WINNER
  • Miranda Lambert
  • Thomas Rhett

Best New Country Artist:

  • Lainey Wilson – WINNER
  • Niko Moon
  • Parker McCollum
  • Ryan Hurd
  • Tenille Arts

Dance Song of the Year:

  • “BED” – Joel Corry, RAYE, David Guetta
  • “Do It to It” – ACRAZE featuring Cherish — WINNER
  • “Heartbreak Anthem” – Galantis, David Guetta, Little Mix
  • “Love Tonight” – Shouse
  • “You” – Regard featuring Troye Sivan & Tate McRae

Dance Artist of the Year:

  • Anabel Englund
  • David Guetta – WINNER
  • Joel Corry
  • Regard
  • Swedish House Mafia

Hip-Hop Song of the Year:

  • “Essence” – WizKid featuring Tems
  • “Time Today” – Moneybagg Yo
  • “Up” – Cardi B
  • “Way 2 Sexy” – Drake featuring Future & Young Thug
  • “What You Know Bout Love” – Pop Smoke — WINNER

Hip-Hop Artist of the Year:

  • Drake — WINNER
  • Lil Baby
  • Megan Thee Stallion
  • Moneybagg Yo
  • Pop Smoke

Best New Hip-Hop Artist:

  • BIA
  • Coi Leray
  • Lil Tjay
  • Pooh Shiesty
  • Yung Bleu – WINNER

Hip-Hop Album of the Year:

  • The Off-Season, J. Cole — WINNER

R&B Song of the Year:

  • “Damage” – H.E.R.
  • “Good Days” – SZA
  • “Heartbreak Anniversary” – Giveon
  • “Leave the Door Open” – Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic – WINNER
  • “Pick Up Your Feelings” – Jazmine Sullivan

R&B Artist of the Year:

  • Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic
  • Giveon
  • H.E.R.
  • Jazmine Sullivan — WINNER
  • Tank

Best New R&B Artist:

  • Chlöe
  • Giveon – WINNER
  • Tone Stith
  • VanJess
  • Vedo

Latin Song of the Year:

  • “BICHOTA” – KAROL G
  • “In Da Getto” – J Balvin & Skrillex
  • “Pepas” – Farruko
  • “Todo De Ti” – Rauw Alejandro
  • “Yonaguni” – Bad Bunny

Latin Artist of the Year:

  • Bad Bunny
  • Camilo
  • Farruko
  • KAROL G
  • Rauw Alejandro

Best New Latin Artist:

  • Eslabon Armado
  • Grupo Firme – WINNER
  • Maria Becerra
  • Nicki Nicole
  • Tokischa

Regional Mexican Song of the Year:

  • “¿Qué Tienen Tus Palabras?” – Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizárraga
  • “A La Antigüita” – Calibre 50
  • “Dime Cómo Quieres” – Christian Nodal featuring Ángela Aguilar
  • “La Casita” – Banda Sinaloense MS De Sergio Lizárraga
  • “Mi Primer Derrota” – La Arrolladora Banda El Limón De René Camacho
  • “Saludos a Mi Ex” – Edwin Luna y La Trakalosa de Monterrey

Regional Mexican Artist of the Year:

  • Banda Sinaloense MS De Sergio Lizárraga
  • Calibre 50
  • Christian Nodal
  • Edwin Luna y La Trakalosa de Monterrey
  • La Arrolladora Banda El Limón De René Camacho

Best Lyrics: *Socially Voted Category

  • “All Too Well (10 Minute Version) (Taylor’s Version) (From the Vault)” – Taylor Swift – WINNER
  • “Bad Habits” – Ed Sheeran
  • “deja vu” – Olivia Rodrigo
  • “drivers license” – Olivia Rodrigo
  • “Easy On Me” – Adele
  • “Happier Than Ever” – Billie Eilish
  • “Heat Waves” – Glass Animals
  • “Leave The Door Open” – Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic
  • “MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)” – Lil Nas X
  • “Your Power” – Billie Eilish

Best Cover Song: *Socially Voted Category

  • “Fix You” (Coldplay) – Kacey Musgraves
  • “good 4 u” (Olivia Rodrigo) – Camila Cabello — WINNER
  • “Happier Than Ever” (Billie Eilish) – Shawn Mendes
  • “Heather” (Conan Gray) – Tate McRae
  • “I’m Still Standing” (Elton John) – Demi Lovato
  • “Jolene” (Dolly Parton) – Lil Nas X
  • “Nothing Else Matters” (Metallica) – Miley Cyrus

Best Fan Army: *Socially Voted Category

  • #Arianators – Ariana Grande
  • #Beliebers – Justin Bieber
  • #BTSARMY – BTS – WINNER
  • #Harries – Harry Styles
  • #Hotties – Megan Thee Stallion
  • #Limelights – Why Don’t We
  • #Livies – Olivia Rodrigo
  • #Louies – Louis Tomlinson
  • #Rushers – Big Time Rush
  • #Selenators – Selena Gomez
  • #Swifties – Taylor Swift

Best Music Video: *Socially Voted Category

  • “Bad Habits” – Ed Sheeran
  • “Build a B*tch” – Bella Poarch
  • “Butter” – BTS
  • “drivers license” – Olivia Rodrigo
  • “Kiss Me More” – Doja Cat featuring Sza
  • “Leave The Door Open” – Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic
  • “MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)” – Lil Nas X
  • “Peaches” – Justin Bieber featuring Daniel Caesar, Giveon
  • “Save Your Tears” – The Weeknd
  • “Stay” – The Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber

Social Star Award: *Socially Voted Category

  • Bella Poarch — WINNER
  • Claire Rosinkranz
  • Jax
  • JORDY
  • Tai Verdes
  • Tayler Holder

Tour of the Year

Harry Styles Love on Tour

Favorite Tour Photographer: *Socially Voted Category

  • All American Road Show (Chris Stapleton) – Andy Barron
  • Love On Tour (Harry Styles) – Anthony PHAM
  • Remember This Tour (Jonas Brothers) – Cynthia Parkhurst
  • What You See Is What You Get Tour (Luke Combs) – David Bergman
  • Hella Mega Tour (Fall Out Boy) – Elliott Ingham
  • The Comeback Tour (Zac Brown Band) – PROJECTBLACKBOXX
  • 2021 Tour (Maroon 5) – Travis Schneider

TikTok Bop of the Year*Socially Voted Category

  • “Beggin'” – Måneskin
  • “good 4 u” – Olivia Rodrigo – WINNER 
  • “Just For Me” – PinkPantheress
  • “Kiss Me More” – Doja Cat featuring SZA
  • “MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)” – Lil Nas X
  • “Stay” – The Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber
  • “Thot Sh*t” – Megan Thee Stallion
  • “TWINNEM” – Coi Leray
  • “Up” – Cardi B
  • “Woman” – Doja Cat

Best Comeback Album (New Category): *Socially Voted Category

  • 30 – Adele – WINNER
  • Certified Lover Boy – Drake
  • Medicine At Midnight – Foo Fighters
  • Solar Power – Lorde
  • Star-Crossed – Kacey Musgraves
  • Take the Sadness Out of Saturday Night – Bleachers
  • Voyage – ABBA

TikTok Songwriter of the Year (New Category): *Socially Voted Category

  • Alexa Chalnick
  • ASTON
  • Cassa Jackson
  • Ellie Dixon
  • Jax – WINNER
  • Lauren Weintraub
  • Peytan Porter
  • Sarah Barrios
  • vaultboy

Songwriter of the Year:

  • Omer Fedi — WINNER
  • Ashley Gorley
  • Dan Nigro
  • Belly
  • Andrew Goldstein

Producer of the Year:

  • FINNEAS — WINNER
  • Max Martin
  • Oscar Holter
  • Blake Slatkin
  • Travis Barker

Winnie Nantongo

Editor-in-Chief, The Postdale Daily

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