Singing their way into our hearts, the songs and artists we clung to most during this wild year will be revealed Thursday night.
The eighth-annual iHeartRadio Music Awards will be a star-studded event to celebrate the most played artists and songs on iHeartRadio stations and the iHeartRadio app throughout 2020.
After a year of learning TikTok dances while trapped indoors, this year will see the first-ever TikTok Bop of the Year Award.
The Weeknd, who was infamously snubbed by the Grammys and vowed to boycott them forever, is nominated six times.
After winning Best New Artist at the Grammys, Megan Thee Stallion has the most iHeartRadio nominations with eight nominations.
Here’s what you need to know about the 2021 iHeartRadio Music Awards.
When and where are the awards?
The award show will be held at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, California on May 27, 2021.
How can I watch them?
The awards will be broadcast live on Fox from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. EST. The event can also be heard on iHeartMedia radio stations nationwide and on the iHeartRadio app.
How can I watch the red carpet?
The red carpet pre-show is hosted by Elvis Duran along with co-hosts Amy Brown, Maxwell and Emily Curl.
It can be streamed via iHeartRadio’s Facebook and YouTube pages at 7 p.m. EST.
Who will host them?
Usher will be hosting the ceremony for the night.
Who is nominated?
The Weeknd, Post Malone, Dua Lipa, DaBaby featuring Roddy Ricch and Harry Styles are nominated for Song of the Year.
Ariana Grande, Billie Eilish, Dua Lipa, Megan Thee Stallion and Taylor Swift are nominated for Female Artist of the Year.
Harry Styles, Justin Bieber, Post Malone, Roddy Ricch and The Weeknd are nominated for Male Artist of the Year.
The full list of nominations can be found here.
Who is performing?
Usher will not only be hosting but will also grace viewers with a performance.
The show also will feature performances from The Weeknd and special guest Ariana Grande, Bruno Mars & Anderson.Paak (a k a Silk Sonic), Dan + Shay and Doja Cat.
Who is receiving the iHeartRadio Icon Award?
Elton John is being honored with the iHeartRadio Icon Award presented by Chris Martin and Lil Nas X.
Demi Lovato, Brandi Carlile and H.E.R. will perform a tribute to the legendary musician.