The iHeartRadio Music Awards 2023 will be held on March 27th at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, and music enthusiasts worldwide are looking forward to the event.
The star-studded ceremony will be broadcast live on FOX, and music lovers can listen to it live on the iHeartMedia radio stations and the iHeartRadio app.
This year’s iHeartRadio Innovator Award will be given to Taylor Swift, who has undoubtedly impacted global pop culture throughout her career. Meanwhile, Pink will receive the iHeartRadio Icon Award in recognition of her impact on global pop culture, longevity, and continued relevance as a touring and radio force with a loyal fan base worldwide.
Two Caribbean superstars, Rihanna and Nicki Minaj, are also in contention for a pair of awards. They are up for Best Lyrics (Socially Voted Category) and Best Fan Army (Socially Voted Category). They will compete against renowned artists such as Beyonce, Kendrick Lamar, Taylor Swift, and Lizzo, among others, in their respective categories.
It is a great year for K-pop bands BLACKPINK and BTS, who have received multiple nominations this year. BLACKPINK has been nominated in the categories of Best Duo/Group of the Year, Favorite Use of a Sample, Best Music Video, and Best Fan Army. Meanwhile, BTS has received nods for Best Music Video and Best Fan Army.
Lenny Kravitz will host the award ceremony with performances by renowned musicians Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo, Kelly Clarkson, Coldplay, Cody Johnson, Lenny Kravitz, L.L. Cool J, Latto, Muni Long, Pink, and Keith Urban.
All eyes will be on the event, and it will be exciting to see who takes home the awards in their respective categories.
Here are the nominees who will battle Rihanna and Nicki Minaj for top honours.
Best Lyrics (Socially Voted Category)
- About Damn Time by Lizzo
- abcdefu by GAYLE
- Anti-Hero by Taylor Swift
- Buy Dirt by Jordan Davis ft. Luke Bryan
- Glimpse Of Us by Joji
- Lift Me Up by Rihanna
- N95 by Kendrick Lamar
- Pushin P by Gunna ft. Future, Young Thug
- Super Freaky Girl by Nicki Minaj
- Wasted On You by Morgan Wallen
- We Don’t Talk About Bruno by Lin-Manuel Miranda, performed by the Cast of Encanto
Best Fan Army (Socially Voted Category)
- Barbz by Nicki Minaj
- Beliebers by Justin Bieber
- BeyHive by Beyonce
- Hotties by Megan Thee Stallion
- RihannaNavy by Rihanna