2022 iHeart Music Awards: Jax, Måneskin, Carrie Underwood Win

Maneskin at the 2021 “iHeartRadio Music Awards” CR: Scott Kirkland/PictureGroup for FOX.

The 2022 iHeartRadio Music Awards took place in Los Angeles Tuesday night (March 22) with LL Cool J as host. The event aired live on FOX.

Carrie Underwood and Jason Aldean won Country Song of the Year for their hit duet, “If I Didn’t Love You.” Jason picked up the award for himself and Carrie.

Eurovision winners Måneskin won best new Alternative band.  Former American Idol and World of Dance judge Jennifer Lopez received the Icon award and thanked her fans from the stage. “Because of you, I get to do what I love the most in life and that is the most wonderful blessing,” Jennifer said. She also performed. 

Also, congratulations to American Idol season 14 alum Jax. She won the fan voted “TikTok Songwriter of the Year”! Jax brought her mom to the ceremony. She received her award on the Red Carpet.

Jax takes a photo season 16 alum Catie Turner with Avril Lavigne

2022 iHeartRadio Music Awards WINNERS

Check out all the winners below.

Song of the Year:

  • “Bad Habits” – Ed Sheeran
  • “drivers license” – Olivia Rodrigo
  • “Easy On Me” – Adele
  • “Kiss Me More” – Doja Cat featuring SZA
  • “Leave The Door Open” – Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic
  • “Levitating” – Dua Lipa – WINNER
  • “MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)” – Lil Nas X
  • “Peaches” – Justin Bieber featuring Daniel Caesar & Giveon
  • “positions” – Ariana Grande
  • “Stay” – The Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber

Producer of the Year:

  • Finneas – WINNER
  • Max Martin
  • Oscar Holter
  • Blake Slatkin
  • Travis Barker

Songwriter of the Year:

  • Omer Fedi – WINNER
  • Ashley Gorley
  • Dan Nigro
  • Belly
  • Andrew Goldstein

Female Artist of the Year:

  • Ariana Grande
  • Doja Cat
  • Dua Lipa
  • Olivia Rodrigo – WINNER
  • Taylor Swift

Male Artist of the Year:

  • Drake
  • Ed Sheeran
  • Justin Bieber
  • Lil Nas X – WINNER
  • The Weeknd

Best Duo/Group of the Year:

  • AJR
  • Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic – WINNER
  • BTS
  • Dan + Shay
  • Maroon 5

Best Collaboration:

  • “Best Friend”- Saweetie featuring Doja Cat
  • “If I Didn’t Love You” – Jason Aldean & Carrie Underwood
  • “Kiss Me More” – Doja Cat featuring SZA
  • “Peaches” – Justin Bieber featuring Daniel Caesar & Giveon
  • “Stay” – The Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber – WINNER

Best New Pop Artist:

  • Giveon
  • Olivia Rodrigo – WINNER
  • Tate McRae
  • The Kid LAROI

Alternative Song of the Year:

  • “All My Favorite Songs” – Weezer featuring AJR
  • “Follow You” – Imagine Dragons
  • “Monsters” – All Time Low featuring blackbear – WINNER
  • “my ex’s best friend” – Machine Gun Kelly & blackbear
  • “Shy Away” – twenty one pilots

Alternative Artist of the Year:

  • All Time Low
  • Billie Eilish
  • Imagine Dragons
  • Machine Gun Kelly – WINNER
  • twenty one pilots

Alternative Album of the Year:

Happier Than Ever – Billie Eilish – WINNER

Best New Alternative Artist:

  • Cannons
  • Clairo
  • girl in red
  • Måneskin – WINNER
  • WILLOW

Rock Song of the Year:

  • “And So It Went” – The Pretty Reckless
  • “Living The Dream” – Five Finger Death Punch
  • “Nowhere Generation” – Rise Against
  • “Wait A Minute My Girl” – Volbeat
  • “Waiting On A War” – Foo Fighters – WINNER

Rock Artist of the Year:

  • Chevelle
  • Five Finger Death Punch
  • Foo Fighters – WINNER
  • Mammoth WVH
  • The Pretty Reckless

Best New Rock Artist:

  • All Good Things
  • Architects
  • Ayron Jones
  • Mammoth WVH – WINNER
  • Zero 9:36

Rock Album of the Year:

Medicine at Midnight – Foo Fighters – WINNER

Country Song of the Year:

  • “Famous Friends” – Chris Young & Kane Brown
  • “Forever After All” – Luke Combs
  • “If I Didn’t Love You” – Jason Aldean & Carrie Underwood – WINNER
  • “Just The Way” – Parmalee featuring Blanco Brown
  • “The Good Ones” – Gabby Barrett

Country Artist of the Year:

  • Jason Aldean
  • Luke Bryan
  • Luke Combs – WINNER
  • Miranda Lambert
  • Thomas Rhett

Best New Country Artist:

  • Lainey Wilson – WINNER
  • Niko Moon
  • Parker McCollum
  • Ryan Hurd
  • Tenille Arts

Dance Song of the Year:

  • “BED” – Joel Corry, RAYE, David Guetta
  • “Do It To It” – ACRAZE featuring Cherish – WINNER
  • “Heartbreak Anthem” – Galantis, David Guetta, Little Mix
  • “Love Tonight” – Shouse
  • “You” – Regard featuring Troye Sivan & Tate McRae

Dance Artist of the Year:

  • Anabel Englund
  • David Guetta – WINNER
  • Joel Corry
  • Regard
  • Swedish House Mafia

Hip-Hop Song of the Year:

  • “Essence” – WizKid featuring Tems
  • “Time Today” – Moneybagg Yo
  • “Up” – Cardi B
  • “Way 2 Sexy” – Drake featuring Future & Young Thug
  • What You Know Bout Love” – Pop Smoke – WINNER

Hip-Hop Artist of the Year:

  • Drake – WINNER
  • Lil Baby
  • Megan Thee Stallion
  • Moneybagg Yo
  • Pop Smoke

Best New Hip-Hop Artist:

  • BIA
  • Coi Leray
  • Lil Tjay
  • Pooh Shiesty
  • Yung Bleu – WINNER

Hip-Hop Album of the Year:

The Off-Season – J. Cole – WINNER

R&B Song of the Year:

  • “Damage” – H.E.R.
  • “Good Days” – SZA
  • “Heartbreak Anniversary” – Giveon
  • Leave The Door Open” – Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic – WINNER
  • “Pick Up Your Feelings” – Jazmine Sullivan

R&B Artist of the Year:

  • Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic
  • Giveon
  • H.E.R.
  • Jazmine Sullivan – WINNER
  • Tank

Best New R&B Artist:

  • Chlöe
  • Giveon – WINNER
  • Tone Stith
  • VanJess
  • Vedo

R&B Album of the Year:

Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic – WINNER

Latin Song of the Year:

  • “BICHOTA” – KAROL G
  • “In Da Getto” – J Balvin & Skrillex
  • “Pepas” – Farruko
  • “Todo De Ti” – Rauw Alejandro – WINNER
  • “Yonaguni” – Bad Bunny

Latin Artist of the Year:

  • Bad Bunny – WINNER
  • Camilo
  • Farruko
  • KAROL G
  • Rauw Alejandro

Best New Latin Artist:

  • Eslabon Armado
  • Grupo Firme – WINNER
  • Maria Becerra
  • Nicki Nicole
  • Tokischa

Latin Pop/Reggaeton Album of the Year:

Karol G – WINNER

Regional Mexican Song of the Year:

  • “¿Qué Tienen Tus Palabras?” – Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizárraga
  • “A La Antigüita” – Calibre 50
  • “Dime Cómo Quieres” – Christian Nodal featuring Ángela Aguilar
  • “La Casita” – Banda Sinaloense MS De Sergio Lizárraga – WINNER
  • “Mi Primer Derrota” – La Arrolladora Banda El Limón De René Camacho
  • “Saludos a Mi Ex” – Edwin Luna y La Trakalosa de Monterrey

Regional Mexican Artist of the Year:

  • Banda Sinaloense MS De Sergio Lizárraga
  • Calibre 50 – WINNER
  • Christian Nodal
  • Edwin Luna y La Trakalosa de Monterrey
  • La Arrolladora Banda El Limón De René Camacho

Regional Mexican Album of the Year:

Eslabón Armado – WINNER

Best Lyrics: *Socially Voted Category

  • “All Too Well (10 Minute Version) (Taylor’s Version) (From The Vault)” – Taylor Swift – WINNER
  • “Bad Habits” – Ed Sheeran
  • “deja vu” – Olivia Rodrigo
  • “drivers license” – Olivia Rodrigo
  • “Easy On Me” – Adele
  • “Happier Than Ever” – Billie Eilish
  • “Heat Waves” – Glass Animals
  • “Leave The Door Open” – Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic
  • “MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)” – Lil Nas X
  • “Your Power” – Billie Eilish

Best Cover Song: *Socially Voted Category

  • “Fix You” (Coldplay) – Kacey Musgraves
  • “good 4 u” (Olivia Rodrigo) – Camila Cabello – WINNER
  • “Happier Than Ever” (Billie Eilish) – Shawn Mendes
  • “Heather” (Conan Gray) – Tate McRae
  • “I’m Still Standing” (Elton John) – Demi Lovato
  • “Jolene” (Dolly Parton) – Lil Nas X
  • “Nothing Else Matters” (Metallica) – Miley Cyrus

Best Fan Army: *Socially Voted Category

  • #Arianators – Ariana Grande
  • #Beliebers – Justin Bieber
  • #BTSARMY – BTS – WINNER
  • #Harries – Harry Styles
  • #Hotties – Megan Thee Stallion
  • #Limelights – Why Don’t We
  • #Livies – Olivia Rodrigo
  • #Louies – Louis Tomlinson
  • #Rushers – Big Time Rush
  • #Selenators – Selena Gomez
  • #Swifties – Taylor Swift

Best Music Video: *Socially Voted Category

  • “Bad Habits” – Ed Sheeran
  • “Build a B*tch” – Bella Poarch
  • “Butter” – BTS – WINNER
  • “drivers license” – Olivia Rodrigo
  • “Kiss Me More” – Doja Cat featuring Sza
  • “Leave The Door Open” – Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic
  • “MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)” – Lil Nas X
  • “Peaches” – Justin Bieber featuring Daniel Caesar, Giveon
  • “Save Your Tears” – The Weeknd
  • “Stay” – The Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber

Social Star Award: *Socially Voted Category

  • Bella Poarch – WINNER
  • Claire Rosinkranz
  • Jax
  • JORDY
  • Tai Verdes
  • Tayler Holder

Favorite Tour Photographer: *Socially Voted Category

  • All American Road Show (Chris Stapleton) – Andy Barron
  • Love On Tour (Harry Styles) – Anthony PHAM – WINNER
  • Remember This Tour (Jonas Brothers) – Cynthia Parkhurst
  • What You See Is What You Get Tour (Luke Combs) – David Bergman
  • Hella Mega Tour (Fall Out Boy) – Elliott Ingham
  • The Comeback Tour (Zac Brown Band) – PROJECTBLACKBOXX
  • 2021 Tour (Maroon 5) – Travis Schneider

TikTok Bop of the Year*Socially Voted Category

  • “Beggin’” – Måneskin
  • “good 4 u” – Olivia Rodrigo – WINNER
  • “Just For Me” – PinkPantheress
  • “Kiss Me More” – Doja Cat featuring SZA
  • “MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)” – Lil Nas X
  • “Stay” – The Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber
  • “Thot Sh*t” – Megan Thee Stallion
  • “TWINNEM” – Coi Leray
  • “Up” – Cardi B
  • “Woman” – Doja Cat

Best Comeback Album (New Category): *Socially Voted Category

  • 30 – Adele – WINNER
  • Certified Lover Boy – Drake
  • Medicine At Midnight – Foo Fighters
  • Solar Power – Lorde
  • Star-Crossed – Kacey Musgraves
  • Take the Sadness Out of Saturday Night – Bleachers
  • Voyage – ABBA

TikTok Songwriter of the Year (New Category): *Socially Voted Category

  • Alexa Chalnick
  • ASTON
  • Cassa Jackson
  • Ellie Dixon
  • Jax – WINNER
  • Lauren Weintraub
  • Peytan Porter
  • Sarah Barrios
  • vaultboy

Trailblazer Award:

Megan Thee Stallion – WINNER

iHeartRadio Chart Ruler Award:

“Stay” – The Kid LAROI and Justin Bieber – WINNER

 

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