Cardi B & Drake Lead iHeartRadio Music Awards Nominations In A Big Way


Ariana Grande and Post Malone follow with five nominations.

When you look back on the last year in music, it’s difficult to think of two individuals that made a bigger impact than Drake and Cardi B. The two stars were everything, ruling their respective lanes with everybody tuning in to hear their latest hits. Scorpion and Invasion of Privacy were two of the most well-received projects of 2018 and both artists look set on continuing their blessings in the next few months. Drake has already experienced major accomplishments at award shows but this is all still fairly new to Cardi B. We can guarantee she’s excited about her 14 nominations at the iHeartRadio Music Awards though.

The nominations have just been announced for the iHeartRadio Music Awards and if you think of the category, you can almost guarantee a Cardi Bappearance in there. Song of the Year? Check. Female Artist of the Year? Check. Hip-Hop Artist of the year? Check. The superstar is up for a whopping fourteen awards with Drake following closely behind with eight. Of the Song of the Year candidates, three belong in the hip-hop category with Cardi B, Drake, and Post Malone representing.

When it comes to the Best New Hip-Hop Artist category, the rappers up for nomination are Lil Pump, Lil Baby, Juice WRLD, BlocBoy JB and the late XXXTentacion. Are you looking forward to the upcoming show? The ceremony airs on March 14.


Song of the Year

“Better Now,” Post Malone
“Girls Like You,” Maroon 5 featuring Cardi B
“God’s Plan,” Drake
“Perfect,” Ed Sheeran
“The Middle,” Zedd, Maren Morris, Grey

Female Artist of the Year

Ariana Grande
Camila Cabello
Cardi B
Dua Lipa

Male Artist of the Year

Ed Sheeran
Kendrick Lamar
Post Malone
Shawn Mendes

Best Duo/Group of the Year

5 Seconds of Summer
Imagine Dragons
Maroon 5
Panic! At The Disco
twenty one pilots

Best Collaboration

“Finesse (Remix),” Bruno Mars featuring Cardi B
“Girls Like You,” Maroon 5 featuring Cardi B
“I Like It,” Cardi B featuring Bad Bunny and J Balvin
“Meant to Be,” Bebe Rexha Featuring Florida Georgia Line
“The Middle,” Zedd, Maren Morris, Grey

Hip-Hop Song of the Year

“God’s Plan,” Drake
“I Like It, Cardi B featuring Bad Bunny and J Balvin
“In My Feelings,” Drake
“Nice for What,” Drake
“Psycho,” Post Malone featuring Ty Dolla $ignHip-Hop Artist of the Year

Cardi B
Kendrick Lamar
Post Malone
Travis Scott

Best New Hip-Hop Artist

BlocBoy JB
Juice WRLD
Lil Baby
Lil Pump

R&B Song of the Year

“Boo’d Up,” Ella Mai
“Finesse (Remix),” Bruno Mars featuring Cardi B
“Medicine,” Queen Naija
“Sky Walker,” Miguel featuring Travis Scott
“When We,” Tank

R&B Artist of the YEar

Daniel Caesar
Ella Mai

Best New R&B Artist

Brent Faiyaz
Ella Mai
Queen Naija
TK Kravitz


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