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Justin Bieber is the only artist with two hits nominated for Song of the Year at the 2022 iHeartRadio Music Awards. He’s in the running with “Peaches” (featuring Daniel Caesar & Giveon) and “Stay,” his collaboration with The Kid LAROI.

Other Song of the Year nominees include Ed Sheeran’s “Bad Habits”, Olivia Rodrigo’s “Driver’s License”, Adele’s “Easy on Me”, Doja Cat featuring SZA’s “Kiss Me More”, “Leave the Door Open” by Silk Sonic, Dua “Levitating” by Lipa, “Montero (Call Me by Your Name)” by Lil Nas X and “positions” by Ariana Grande.

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If Adele or Sheeran are announced as winners on the show in March, they will become the first two winners in that category in the show’s nine-year history. Adele won in 2016 with “Hello”. Sheeran won two years later with “Shape of You”.

The two-hour show is set to air live from the venerable Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on March 22 (8-10 p.m. ET live/delayed) on Fox. This will be the first time the show has taken place at the Sanctuary since its first two outings, in 2014-15. This will be the third time the show has aired on Fox in the past four years. The 2020 show, delayed from its usual March time to September due to the pandemic and then held virtually, was not televised.

This year’s event will also be heard on iHeartMedia radio stations nationwide and on the iHeartRadio app.

The show will feature two new categories this year – TikTok Songwriter of the Year and Best Comeback Album. The nominees in this last category are Adele 30Drake’s Certified Loverfoo fighters medicine at midnightby Lorde Solar energyKacey Musgrave’s damnbleachers’ Eliminate Saturday Night Sadness and ABBA Trip.

Fan voting will determine this year’s winners for Best Fan Army, Best Lyrics, Best Cover Song, Best Music Video, Social Star Award, Favorite Tour Photographer, TikTok Bop year and the aforementioned new categories, TikTok Songwriter of the Year and Best Comeback Album.

Social voting begins Thursday (January 27) and ends March 15 at 11:59 p.m. PT. Fans can vote on Twitter using the appropriate category and nominated hashtags or by visiting iHeartRadio.com/awards.

“The 2022 iHeartRadio Music Awards will once again celebrate the great artists and songs we’ve featured on iHeartRadio stations over the past year,” said Tom Poleman, president and chief programming officer of iHeartMedia, in a statement. communicated.

“This awards show is less about competition and more about celebrating the artists and songs our listeners have loved over the past year,” added John Sykes, president of entertainment businesses for iHeartMedia.

These two executives will serve as the show’s executive producers, along with Joel Gallen, for Tenth Planet; and Bart Peters, for iHeartMedia. Tickets for the show will go on sale to the general public on Thursday, January 27 at 10:00 a.m. PT at AXS.com

Here are the nominees in key categories.

Song of the Year:
“Bad Habits” – Ed Sheeran
“driver’s license” – Olivia Rodrigo
“Easy on Me” – Adele
“Kiss Me More” – Doja Cat featuring SZA
“Leave the Door Open” – Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic
“Levitation” – Dua Lipa
“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
Doua Lipa
Olivia Rodrigue
Taylor Swift

Male Artist of the Year:
Ed Sheeran
justin bieber
Lil Nas X
The weekend

Best Duo/Group of the Year:
Sonic Silk
Dan + Shay
Brown 5

Better 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

Best New Pop Artist:
Olivia Rodrigue
Tate McRae

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

Alternative Artist of the Year:
all the time low
Billie Eilish
imagine Dragons
Machine Gun Kelly
twenty one pilots

Best New Alternative Artist:
girl in red

Rock song of the year:
“And So On” – The Pretty Reckless
“Living the Dream” – Five Finger Death Punch
“Generation Nowhere” – Rise Against
“Wait a Minute Girl” – Volbeat
“Waiting for a War” – Foo Fighters

Rock Artist of the Year:
Five Finger Death Punch
foo fighters
Mammoth WVH
the pretty Reckless

Best New Rock Artist:
all good things
Ayron Jones
Mammoth WVH
Zero 9:36

Country Song of the Year:
“Celebrity Friends” – Chris Young and Kane Brown
“Forever After All” – Luke Combs
“If I Didn’t Love You” – Jason Aldean & Carrie Underwood
“Just the Way” – Parmalee featuring Blanco Brown
“The Good Ones” – Gabby Barrett

Country Artist of the Year:
Jason Aldean
Luke Bryan
Luc Combes
Miranda Lambert
Thomas Rhet

Best New Country Artist:
Lainey Wilson
Niko Moon
Parker McCollum
Ryan Hurd
Tentilled Arts

Dance Song of the Year:
“BED” – Joel Corry, RAYE, David Guetta
“Do It to It” – ACRAZE featuring Cherish
“The Anthem of Sorrow” – Galantis, David Guetta, Little Mix
“Love Tonight” – Shouse
“You” – Look with Troye Sivan and Tate McRae

Dance Artist of the Year:
Anabel Englund
David Guetta
Joel Corry
Swedish house mafia

Hip Hop Song of the Year:
“Gasoline” – WizKid featuring Tems
“The Weather Today” – Moneybagg Yo
“Up” – Cardi B
“Way 2 Sexy” – Drake featuring Future & Young Thug
“What You Know About Love” – Pop Smoke

Hip Hop Artist of the Year:
Little baby
Megan you stallion
Moneybagg Yo
Pop Smoke

Best New Hip-Hop Artist:
Coi Leray
Lil Tjay
Pooh Shiesty
Yung Blue

R&B Song of the Year:
“Too bad” – SHE
“Good Days” – SZA
“Sorrow’s Anniversary” – Giveon
“Leave the Door Open” – Silk Sonic
“Take Back Your Feelings” – Jazmine Sullivan

R&B Artist of the Year:
Sonic Silk
Jazmine Sullivan

Best New R&B Artist:
Your Stith

Latin Song of the Year:
“In Da Getto” – J Balvin & Skrillex
“Pepas” – Farruko
“Todo De Ti” – Rauw Alejandro
“Yonaguni” – Bad Bunny

Latin Artist of the Year:
bad bunny
Rauw Alejandro

Best New Latin Artist:
Eslabon Armado
Group Firm
Maria Becerra
Nicki Nicole

Regional Mexican Song of the Year:
“¿Qué Tienen Tus Palabras? – Banda El Recodo by Cruz Lizárraga
“A La Antigüita” – Caliber 50
“Dime Cómo Quieres” – Christian Nodal with Ángela Aguilar
“La Casita” – Banda Sinaloense MS By Sergio Lizárraga
“Mi Primer Derrota” – La Arrolladora Banda El Limón By René Camacho
“Saludos a Mi Ex” – Edwin Luna and La Trakalosa de Monterrey

Regional Mexican Artist of the Year:
Banda Sinaloense MS By Sergio Lizárraga
Caliber 50
nodal christian
Edwin Luna and La Trakalosa de Monterrey
La Arrolladora Banda El Limon By René Camacho

Best lyrics: *social voting category
“All Too Good (10 Minute Version) (Taylor Version) (From The Vault)” – Taylor Swift
“Bad Habits” – Ed Sheeran
“Deja vu” – Olivia Rodrigo
“driver’s license” – Olivia Rodrigo
“Easy on Me” – Adele
“Happier Than Ever” – Billie Eilish
“Heat Waves” – Glass Animals
“Leave the Door Open” – Silk Sonic
“Montero (Call Me By Your Name)” – Lil Nas X
“Your Power” – Billie Eilish

Best cover: *social voting category
“Fix You” (Coldplay) – Kacey Musgraves
“good 4 u” (Olivia Rodrigo) – Camila Cabello
“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: *social voting category
#Arianators – Ariana Grande
#Beliebers – Justin Bieber
#Harries – Harry Styles
#Hotties – Stallion Megan Thee
#Limelights – Why not us
#Livies – Olivia Rodrigo
#Louies – Louis Tomlinson
#Rushers – Great Time Rush
#Selenators – Selena Gomez
#Swifties – Taylor Swift

Best music video: *social voting category
“Bad Habits” – Ed Sheeran
“Building a female dog” – Bella Poarch
“Butter” – BTS
“driver’s license” – Olivia Rodrigo
“Kiss Me More” – Doja Cat featuring Sza
“Leave the Door Open” – 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: *social voting category
Bella Poarch
Claire Rosinkranz
Tai Greens
Taylor Holder

Favorite tour photographer: *social voting 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 (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: *social voting category
“Beggin'” – Måneskin
“good 4 u” – Olivia Rodrigo
“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” – Stallion Megan Thee
“TWINNEM” – Coi Leray
“Up” – Cardi B
“Woman” – Doja Cat

Best Comeback Album (New Category): *social voting category
30 – Adele
Certified Lover -Drake
medicine at midnight – Foo Fighters
Solar energy – Lorde
damn – Kacey Musgraves
Eliminate Saturday Night Sadness – bleachers
Trip –ABB

TikTok Songwriter of the Year (New Category): *social voting category
Alexa Chalnick
cassa jackson
Ellie Dixon
Lauren Weintraub
Peytan Porter
Sarah Barrios

Additional categories include Label of the Year and individual Album of the Year winners in various genres including Pop, Country, Alternative, Rock, Dance, Hip-Hop, R&B , Latin and Regional Mexican. For a full list of categories, visit iHeartRadio.com/awards.

The nominees for Producer of the Year and Songwriter of the Year will be announced at a later date.