February 23, 2016
iHeartRadio Music Awards
The Third Annual iHeartRadio Music Awards are set for LA in April and iHeartRadio Australia is ready to send a couple of people over to see it.
iHeartRadio Australia Content Director Brett “Nozz” Nossiter said: “The iHeartRadio Music Awards is one of the biggest music events of the year and once again iHeartRadio Australia and Optus are giving Aussie fans the chance to get closer to their favourite artists and the music they love. The iHeartRadio Music Awards are a true celebration of music and it’s going to be an incredible night that is not to be missed.”
The 2016 awards will feature live performances including the first duet from Justin Bieber and Meghan Trainor. With more stars yet to named to perform, the iHeartRadio Music Awards will feature 31 categories, including individual awards for “Artist of the Year”.
Taylor Swift leads nominees with eight nominations and will vie for the first “Female Artist of the Year” award, while The Weeknd received seven nominations, including in the inaugural “Male Artist of the Year” category. Swift and the Weeknd will go head-to-head in the coveted “Song of the Year” and first-ever “Album of the Year” categories. Other artists who have received multiple nominations include Adele, Drake, Justin Bieber, Ed Sheeran, Luke Bryan and Sam Smith.