While the raptress wins Best New Artist and Best New Hip-Hop Artist, the British crooner nabs Male Artist of the Year and Song of the Year for 'Shape of You'.
Mar 12, 2018
AceShowbiz - The 2018 iHeartRadio Music Awards has officially ended as some musicians were named the biggest winners at the annual award show, which took place at The Forum in Los Angeles on Sunday, March 11. Among them were %cCardi B% and %cEd Sheeran%.
Cardi won Best New Artist and Best New Hip-Hop Artist. During her acceptance speech after receiving the trophy for the former, the raptress thanked her fans and haters. "I am going to thank a lot of people because a lot of people helped me with my success so here it goes," she shared, before mentioning all the people who support her.
"And I want to thank my haters too. Because, hahaha, because they be downloading my stuff so they can hear it and talk crap about it. But it benefits me. Hahaha," she continued. "My album will be coming in April, okay? Yes, sir. April. Stay tuned motherf***ers."
Meanwhile, Ed took home Male Artist of the Year and Song of the Year for "Shape of You". Other musicians who went home with two awards were %cThe Chainsmokers%, %cBruno Mars%, %cLuis Fonsi%, %cHarry Styles%, %cCalibre 50% and %cBangtan Boys% a.k.a BTS. While Bruno won R&B Artist of the Year and R&B Song of the Year for "That's What I Like", the South Korean boyband notched Best Fan Army presented by Taco Bell and Best Boyband.
Also at the event, %cChance the Rapper% was honored with the Innovator Award for his accomplishment in the music industry and dedication to social activism. He gave a shoutout to other innovative artists such as %cJames Brown%, %cNicki Minaj% and %cBeyonce Knowles% during his acceptance speech.
Other musicians who won at the event included %cTaylor Swift%, %cLiam Payne%, %cMaroon 5%, %cDJ Khaled% and %cAriana Grande%. The latter and her dog Toulouse won Cutest Musician's Pet.
Song of the Year: "Shape of You" - %cEd Sheeran%
Male Artist of the Year: %cEd Sheeran%
Female Artist of the Year: %cTaylor Swift%
Best Duo/Group of the Year: %cMaroon 5%
Best New Artist: %cCardi B%
Song of the Year: "Something Just Like This" - %cThe Chainsmokers% feat. %cColdplay%
Best New Pop Artist: %cLiam Payne%
Alternative Rock Artist of the Year: %cImagine Dragons%
Best New Rock/Alternative Rock Artist: %cJudah & The Lion%
Rock Song of the Year: "Run" - %cFoo Fighters%
Rock Artist of the Year: %cMetallica%
Country Song of the Year: "Body Like a Back Road" - %cSam Hunt%
Country Artist of the Year: %cThomas Rhett%
Best New Country Artist: %cLuke Combs%
Dance Song of the Year: "Stay" - %cZedd% feat. %cAlessia Cara%
Dance Artist of the Year: %cThe Chainsmokers%
Hip-Hop Song of the Year: "Wild Thoughts" - %cDJ Khaled% feat. %cRihanna% and %cBryson Tiller%
Hip-Hop Artist of the Year: %cKendrick Lamar%
Best New Hip-Hop Artist: %cCardi B%
R&B Song of the Year: "That's What I Like" - %cBruno Mars%
R&B Artist of the Year: %cBruno Mars%
Best New R&B Artist: %cKhalid%
Latin Song of the Year: "Despacito" - %cLuis Fonsi% and %cDaddy Yankee%
Latin Artist of the Year: %cLuis Fonsi%
Best New Latin Artist: %cAbraham Mateo%
Regional Mexican Song of the Year: "Las Ultras" - %cCalibre 50%
Regional Mexican Artist of the Year: %cCalibre 50%
Best Lyrics: "Slow Hands" - %cNiall Horan%
Best Cover Song: "The Chain" - %cHarry Styles%
Best Fan Army presented by Taco Bell: %cBangtan Boys% a.k.a. BTS
Best Music Video: "Sign of the Times" - %cHarry Styles%