Thursday, January 9, 2020

Billie Eilish Leads iHeartRadio Music Awards Nominees

Billie Eilish, Lizzo, and Lil Nas X look set to dominate the iHeartRadio Music Awards after each received a host of nominations on Wednesday.

Bad Guy hit maker Billie bagged nine nods - more than any other artist - including Song of the Year and Female Artist of the Year, making her the clear front runner for the 2020 prize-giving.

Lizzo and Lil Nas X, who both made their big breakthroughs in the past 12 months, came in strong with six nods each, battling it out with Billie in the Song of the Year category and with each other for the Best New Pop Artist prize.

Lizzo is also nominated for Female Artist of the Year, alongside Ariana Grande, Halsey?, and Taylor Swift - who also bagged six nominations in total.

Meanwhile, the Male Artist of the Year nominees include Ed Sheeran, Khalid, Luke Combs, Post Malone, and Shawn Mendes, while Nas's Old Town Road, Billie's Bad Guy and Lizzo's Truth Hurts will face off against Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello?'s Senorita and? the Jonas Brothers' Sucker for Song of the Year.

As well as the major prizes, gongs will be handed out in several fan voted categories, including Best Lyrics, Best Cover Song, and the first-ever Favourite Music Video Choreography Award

The awards bash will take place on March 29th at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.