‘iHeartRadio Music Awards’ 2021 Winners: The Weeknd, Roddy Ricch Win Multiple Awards

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Doja Cat performs onstage at the 2021 iHeartRadio Music Awards broadcast live on FOX on May 27, 2021 (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)

The Weeknd was named Male Artist of the Year and “Blinding Lights” earned the Song of the Year award at the 2021 iHeartRadio Music Awards. Roddy Ricch cleaned up in the hip-hop categories, with Song of the Year, Artist of the Year, and New Hip-Hop Artist wins. Dua Lipa scored a win in the Female Artist of the Year category and Dan + Shay took home the award for Duo/Group of the Year.

This year’s iHeartRadio Music Awards were held on May 27, 2021 and aired on Fox, with Usher guiding the show as host. Usher also performed during the packed broadcast which opened with The Weeknd and special guest Ariana Grande singing “Save Your Tears.” The performance marked the first time the artists have performed the song together for an audience.

Demi Lovato, Brandi Carlile and H.E.R. helped honor Sir Elton John with a medley of some of his top hits, and Lil Nas X joined Chris Martin to present the legendary singer/songwriter with the 2021 iHeartRadio Icon Award.

iHeartRadio Music Awards 2021 Winners:

Song of the Year:
• “Blinding Lights” – The Weeknd

Female Artist of the Year:
• Dua Lipa

Male Artist of the Year:
• The Weeknd

Best Duo/Group of the Year:
• Dan + Shay

Best Collaboration:
• “Savage” (Remix) – Megan Thee Stallion featuring Beyoncé

Best New Pop Artist:
• Doja Cat

Pop Album of the Year:
• folklore – Taylor Swift

Alternative Rock Song of the Year:
• “Level Of Concern” – twenty one pilots

Alternative Rock Artist of the Year:
• twenty one pilots

Best New Rock/Alternative Rock Artist:
• Powfu

Alternative Rock Album of the Year:
• Tickets to My Downfall – Machine Gun Kelly

Rock Song of the Year:
• “Shame Shame” – Foo Fighters

Rock Artist of the Year:
• The Pretty Reckless

Rock Album of the Year:
• Power Up – AC/DC

Country Song of the Year:
• “The Bones” – Maren Morris

Country Artist of the Year:
• Luke Combs

Best New Country Artist:
• Gabby Barrett

Country Album of the Year:
• What You See Ain’t Always What You Get – Luke Combs

Dance Song of the Year:
• “Roses” (Imanbek Remix) – SAINt JHN

Dance Artist of the Year:
• Marshmello

Dance Album of the Year:
• Diplo Presents Thomas Wesley, Chapter 1: Snake Oil – Diplo

Hip-Hop Song of the Year:
• “The Box” – Roddy Ricch

Hip-Hop Artist of the Year:
• Roddy Ricch

Best New Hip-Hop Artist:
• Roddy Ricch

Hip-Hop Album of the Year:
• My Turn – Lil Baby

R&B Song of the Year:
• “Go Crazy” – Chris Brown & Young Thug

R&B Artist of the Year:
• H.E.R.

Best New R&B Artist:
• Snoh Aalegra

R&B Album of the Year:
• Chilombo – Jhene Aiko

Latin Pop/Reggaeton Song of the Year:
• “Tusa” – KAROL G & Nicki Minaj

Latin Pop/Reggaeton Artist of the Year:
• J Balvin

Latin Pop/Reggaeton Album of the Year:
• YHLQMDLG – Bad Bunny

Best New Latin Artist:
• Rauw Alejandro

Regional Mexican Song of the Year:
• “Se Me Olvidó” – Christian Nodal

Regional Mexican Artist of the Year:
• Christian Nodal

Regional Mexican Album of the Year:
• AYAYAY! – Christian Nodal

Producer of the Year:
• Max Martin

Songwriter of the Year:
• Ashley Gorley

Best Lyrics: *Socially Voted Category
• “Adore You” – Harry Styles

Best Cover Song: *Socially Voted Category
• “Juice” (Lizzo) – Harry Styles cover

Best Fan Army: *Socially Voted Category

Best Music Video: *Socially Voted Category
• “Dynamite” – BTS

Social Star Award: *Socially Voted Category
• Olivia Rodrigo

Favorite Music Video Choreography: *Socially Voted Category
• “Dynamite” (BTS) – Son Sung Deuk

TikTok Bop of the Year (New Category): *Socially Voted Category
• “Blinding Lights” – The Weeknd

Label of the Year:
• Republic Records

Titanium Song of the Year:
• “Blinding Lights” – The Weeknd

Titanium Artist of the Year:
• The Weeknd