The 2024 iHeartRadio Music Awards brought the star power and unforgettable moments to the forefront on Monday, April 1st, leaving fans buzzed with excitement. Hosted by the iconic Ludacris, this 12th annual extravaganza showcased a lineup of extraordinary talent and heartfelt tributes that stole the spotlight. 

From Beyoncé’s moving acceptance of the Innovator Award to Cher’s legendary status cemented with the Icon Award, the night was filled with star power. But the excitement doesn’t end there. We’ve got you covered with not only the complete winners list but also the major highlights from the event. 

Witness SZA’s multiple wins, including the prestigious “Song of the Year” for “Kill Bill,” and Jelly Roll’s impressive double victory for Pop and Country New Artist of the Year. Taylor Swift, though absent in person, clinched six awards, further solidifying her reign as one of music’s brightest stars. With her record-breaking wins, Swift now holds the title for the most iHeartRadio Awards. 

Enjoy the top highlights and the complete winners’ list from the 2024 iHeartRadio Music Awards.

All-Genre Categories

Song of the Year                                                             

“Kill Bill” – SZA              

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Artist of the Year

Taylor Swift

Duo/Group of the Year


Best Collaboration                    

“Calm Down”- Rema and Selena Gomez                                   

Producer of the Year

Jack Antonoff

Songwriter of the Year

Ashley Gorley

Genre-Specific Categories

Pop song of the year (new category)                                 

“Flowers”- Miley Cyrus                                                                                   

Pop Artist of the Year (new category)

Taylor Swift                        

Best New Artist (Pop)

Jelly Roll

Pop Album of the Year

Olivia Rodrigo, Guts

Country Song of the Year

“Heart Like a Truck” – Lainey Wilson                                             

Country Artist of the Year

Morgan Wallen

Best New Artist (country)

Jelly Roll

Country Album of the Year

Morgan Wallen, One Thing at a Time

Hip-Hop Song of the Year

“All My Life”- Lil Durk ft. J. Cole                                                                     

Hip-Hop Artist of the Year


Best New Artist (hip-hop)

Ice Spice

Hip-hop Album of the Year

Metro Boomin, Heroes & Villains

R&B Song of the Year                                          

“Snooze”- SZA                                                

R&B Artist of the Year


Best New Artist (R&B)

Victoria Monét

R&B Album of the Year


Alternative Song of the Year

“One More Time”- Blink-182                                                                            

Alternative Artist of the Year

Fall Out Boy

Best New Artist (alt and rock)

Noah Kahan

Alternative Album of the Year

boygenius, the record

Rock Song of the Year                                    

“Lost” – Linkin Park                                                                                  

Rock Artist of the Year

Foo Fighters

Rock Album of the Year

Metallica, 72 Seasons

Dance Song of the Year                                         

“Strangers” – Kenya Grace                                                        

Dance Artist of the Year


Latin pop / Urban Song of the Year                                              

“Shakira: Bzrp Music Sessions, Vol. 53”- Shakira and Bizarrap                                                           

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Beyoncé and Stevie Wonder

Latin Pop / Urban Artist of the Year

Karol G

Best New Artist (Latin Pop / Urban)

Young Miko

Latin Pop / Urban Album of the Year


Regional Mexican Song of the year           

“Ella Baila Sola” – Eslabon Armado and Peso Pluma                                                    

Regional Mexican Artist of the Year

Peso Pluma

Best New Artist (regional Mexican)

Peso Pluma

Regional Mexican Album of the Year

Peso Pluma, Génesis

K-pop Artist of the Year (new category)

Jung Kook

K-pop Song of the Year (new category)                                                  

“Cupid (Twin Version)”- FIFTY FIFTY                                                               

K-pop Album of the Year

Stray Kids, 5-Star                                                  

Best New Artist (K-pop) (new category)


Best African Music Artist

Burna Boy

Socially Voted Categories

Best lyrics 

“Is It Over Now? (Taylor’s Version)”- Taylor Swift 

Best music video

“Seven”- Jung Kook ft. Latto  

Best fan army 

BTS Army

Social Star Award

Gracie Abrams

Favorite Tour Photographer 

Joshua Halling – Louis Tomlinson

TikTok Bop of the Year

“Cruel Summer”- Taylor Swift

Favourite on-screen (new category) 

j-hope IN THE BOX

Favorite Tour Style

Taylor Swift

Favourite Debut Album (new category) 

V, Layover

Other notable awards from the 2024 iHeartRadio Music Awards 
  • Afrobeats superstars, Burna Boy and Rema are the only to Nigerians to receive any award at the 2024 iHeartRadio Music Awards.
  • Stevie Wonder presented Beyoncé with the Innovator Award, acknowledging her indelible mark on the industry and Beyoncé’s heartfelt acceptance of the Innovator Award.

“Being an innovator comes with its challenges, but it’s a testament to resilience and unwavering dedication to the craft.” 

  • Cher’s legendary status solidified with the Icon Award and her emotional dedication from Meryl Streep and a soul-stirring tribute by Jennifer Hudson.
  • Ludacris didn’t just keep the show running smoothly as the host. He also graced the stage with electrifying performances, including a collaboration with T-Pain that had the crowd on their feet. 
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