Jan 102018
 

Despacito did not die when 2017 came to an end.

Yup, the smash hit that dominated the radio throughout the last year has a little life still in it. On Wednesday, it was revealed that Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee‘s collab with Justin Bieber nabbed SEVEN nominations for the iHeartRadio Music Awards — including Song of the Year, Latin Artist of the Year, etc.

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Be sure to ch-ch-check out the other notable nominees for yourself (below). HINT: Breakout star Cardi B received some love *SQUEE*!

Song of the Year:
“Despacito” – Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber
“Shape Of You” – Ed Sheeran
“Something Just Like This” – The Chainsmokers and Coldplay
“That’s What I Like” – Bruno Mars
“Wild Thoughts” – DJ Khaled featuring Rihanna and Bryson Tiller

Female Artist of the Year:
Alessia Cara
Halsey
P!NK
Rihanna
Taylor Swift

Male Artist of the Year:
Bruno Mars
Charlie Puth
Ed Sheeran
Shawn Mendes
The Weeknd

Best Duo/Group of the Year:
Imagine Dragons
Maroon 5
Migos
Portugal. The Man
The Chainsmokers

Best Collaboration:
“Despacito” – Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber
“Don’t Wanna Know” – Maroon 5 featuring Kendrick Lamar
“Something Just Like This” – The Chainsmokers and Coldplay
“Stay” – Zedd and Alessia Cara
“Wild Thoughts” – DJ Khaled featuring Rihanna and Bryson Tiller

Best New Pop Artist:
Camila Cabello
Julia Michaels
Liam Payne
Logic
Niall Horan

Alternative Rock Song of the Year:
“Believer” – Imagine Dragons
“Feel It Still” – Portugal. The Man
“Thunder” – Imagine Dragons
“Walk On Water” – Thirty Seconds To Mars
“Wish I Knew You” – The Revivalists

Alternative Rock Artist of the Year:
Cage The Elephant
Imagine Dragons
Judah & The Lion
Kings Of Leon
Portugal. The Man

Best New Rock/Alternative Rock Artist:
Greta Van Fleet
Judah & The Lion
K.Flay
Rag’n’Bone Man
The Revivalists

Rock Song of the Year:
“Go To War” – Nothing More
“Help” – Papa Roach
“Run” – Foo Fighters
“Rx (Medicate)”” – Theory of a Deadman
“Song #3” – Stone Sour

Rock Artist of the Year:
Foo Fighters
Highly Suspect
Metallica
Papa Roach
Royal Blood

Country Song of the Year:
“Body Like A Back Road” – Sam Hunt
“Dirt On My Boots” – Jon Pardi
“Hurricane” – Luke Combs
“Small Town Boy” – Dustin Lynch
“Unforgettable” – Thomas Rhett

Country Artist of the Year:
Blake Shelton
Jason Aldean
Luke Bryan
Sam Hunt
Thomas Rhett

Best New Country Artist:
Brett Young
Jon Pardi
Kane Brown
Lauren Alaina
Luke Combs

Dance Song of the Year:
“It Ain’t Me” – Kygo and Selena Gomez
“No Promises” – Cheat Codes featuring Demi Lovato
“Rockabye” – Clean Bandit and Anne-Marie featuring Sean Paul
“Something Just Like This” – The Chainsmokers and Coldplay
“Stay” – Zedd and Alessia Cara

Dance Artist of the Year:
Calvin Harris
Cheat Codes
Kygo
The Chainsmokers
Zedd

Hip-Hop Song of the Year:
“Bad and Boujee” – Migos featuring Lil Uzi Vert
“Bodak Yellow” – Cardi B
“HUMBLE.” – Kendrick Lamar
“Rockstar” – Post Malone
“Wild Thoughts” – DJ Khaled featuring Rihanna and Bryson Tiller

Hip-Hop Artist of the Year:
DJ Khaled
Drake
Future
Kendrick Lamar
Migos

Best New Hip-Hop Artist:
21 Savage
Cardi B
GoldLink
Lil Uzi Vert
Playboi Carti

R&B Song of the Year:
“B.E.D.” – Jacquees
“Location” – Khalid
“Love Galore” – SZA featuring Travis Scott
“Redbone” – Childish Gambino
“That’s What I Like” – Bruno Mars

R&B Artist of the Year:
Bruno Mars
Childish Gambino
Khalid
Rihanna
The Weeknd

Best New R&B Artist:
6LACK
Kehlani
Kevin Ross
Khalid
SZA

Latin Song of the Year:
“Despacito” – Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee
“El Amante” – Nicky Jam
“Hey DJ” – CNCO
“Mi Gente” – J Balvin featuring Willy William
“Súbeme La Radio” – Enrique Iglesias

Latin Artist of the Year:
CNCO
J Balvin
Luis Fonsi
Nicky Jam
Shakira

Best New Latin Artist:
Abraham Mateo
Bad Bunny
Danny Ocean
Karol G
Ozuna

Regional Mexican Song of the Year:
“Adios Amor” – Christian Nodal
“Ella Es Mi Mujer” – Banda Carnaval
“Las Ultras” – Calibre 50
“Regresa Hermosa” – Gerardo Ortiz
“Siempre Te Voy A Querer” – Calibre 50

Regional Mexican Artist of the Year:
Banda Carnaval
Banda Los Recoditos
Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizarraga
Calibre 50
Gerardo Ortiz

Best New Regional Mexican Artist:
Christian Nodal
Edwin Luna y La Trakalosa de Monterrey
El Fantasma
Ulices Chaidez y Sus Plebes

Don’t forget to tune into the award show when it airs live on March 11 on TBS, TNT, and truTV at 8 p.m. ET.

[Image via Judy Eddy/JLN Photography/WENN.]

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