Taylor Swift wins artist of the year at iHeartRadio Awards
The second annual iHeartRadio Music Awards took place at the Shrine Auditorium land a number of music’s household names went home victorious.
Iggy Azalea, Jennifer Hudson and Nick Jones kicked off the show with a shared prisoner-themed performance. Iggy and Jennifer performed their record “Trouble.” Nick followed up with his song “Chains.” The master of ceremony – Jamie Foxx, took the stage with a couple of jokes about Marvin Gaye, Bruce Jenner and Suge Knight. The show also continued their unique approach with celebs such as Nicki Minaj explaining her road to stardom with the help from Lil Wayne.
Artists such as Ne-Yo, Kelly Clarkson, Iggy Azalea and Imagine Dragons also recapped on how they got their big break.
Artist of the Year: Taylor Swift
Song of the Year: Taylor Swift, “Shake It Off”
Best Collaboration: Jessie J, Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj, “Bang Bang”
Best New Artist: Sam Smith
Country Song of the Year: Jason Aldean, “Burnin’ It Down”
Hip Hop/R&B Song of the Year: Jeremih ft. YG, “Don’t Tell ‘Em”
Dance Song of the Year: Calvin Harris, “Summer”
Renegade: Brantley Gilbert
Alternative Rock Song of the Year: Hozier, “Take Me to Church”
Best Lyrics: Taylor Swift, “Blank Space”
Best Fan Army: 5 Seconds of Summer, 5SOSFAM
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