Performers For iHearRadio Awards Announced

Performers For iHearRadio Awards Announced

(Los Angeles, CA) -- Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Blake Shelton, Pharrell Williams and Thirty Seconds To Mars are among the artists who have signed on to perform at the first-ever iHeartRadio Music Awards. NBC and Clear Channel Media and Entertainment are teaming up to broadcast the three-hour event, live from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on May 1st. In addition to the main event at the Shrine, the ceremony will also offer viewers storytelling and live performances from intimate L.A. venues such as The Roxy and the Hotel Cafe. Other artists on board for the show include Chris Martin, Lorde, Demi Lovato, Steven Tyler, Imagine Dragons, Kendrick Lamar and Drake.

Category finalists were announced last month and, so far, music fans have cast more than 55 million votes for their favorite artists and songs. Round two of voting will continue through April 25th at iHeartRadio.com/awards.

Here are the list of categories for the first iHeartRadio Music Awards:

Artist of the Year:

Imagine Dragons
Justin Timberlake
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Maroon 5
Rihanna
 
Song of the Year:

"Hold On We're Going Home" - ­ Drake ft. Majid Jordan
"Mirrors" -­ Justin Timberlake
"Radioactive" - ­ Imagine Dragons
"Stay" - ­ Rihanna ft. Mikky Ekko
"The Monster" - ­ Eminem ft. Rihanna
 
Best Collaboration: 

"Holy Grail" - ­ JAY Z ft. Justin Timberlake
"Stay" - ­ Rihanna ft. Mikky Ekko
"Suit & Tie" - ­ Justin Timberlake ft. JAY Z
"The Monster" - ­ Eminem ft. Rihanna
"Timber" - ­ Pitbull ft. Kesha
 
Best New Artist:

Florida Georgia Line
Icona Pop
Imagine Dragons
Lorde
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Passenger
 
Country Song of the Year:

"Boys 'Round Here" - ­ Blake Shelton
"Highway Don't Care" - ­ Tim McGraw with Taylor Swift
"It Goes Like This" - ­ Thomas Rhett
"Mine Would Be You" - ­ Blake Shelton
"That's My Kind of Night" - ­ Luke Bryan
 
Hip Hop/R&B Song of the Year:

"Blurred Lines" -  Robin Thicke ft. T.I. & Pharrell
"Hold On We're Going Home" - ­ Drake ft. Majid Jordan
"Holy Grail" - ­ JAY Z ft. Justin Timberlake
"Pour It Up" - ­ Rihanna
"Started From The Bottom" - ­ Drake
 
EDM Song of the Year:

"Get Lucky" - ­ Daft Punk ft. Pharrell
"Stay The Night" - ­ Zedd ft. Hayley Williams
"Summertime Sadness" - ­ Lana Del Rey ft. Cedric Gervais
"Sweet Nothing" - ­ Calvin Harris ft. Florence Welch
"Wake Me Up" - ­ Avicii
 
Alternative Rock Song of the Year:

"Demons" - ­ Imagine Dragons
"Do I Wanna Know?" - ­ Arctic Monkeys
"Pompeii" - ­ Bastille
"Royals" - ­ Lorde
"Safe And Sound" - ­ Capital Cities
 
Best Lyrics:

"Wake Me Up" -  Avicii (Vocals by Aloe Blacc)
"I Love It (ft. Charli XCX)" - ­ Icona Pop
"Say Something" -  A Great Big World 
"Same Love" - ­ Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
"Wrecking Ball" - ­ Miley Cyrus
 
Best Fan Army:

Arianators - Ariana Grande
Little Monsters -  Lady Gaga
Lovatics -  Demi Lovato
Mahomies - ­ Austin Mahone
Rihanna Navy - ­ Rihanna