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Taylor Swift has thanked boyfriend Calvin Harris, or Adam as he's known at home, on stage at this year's iHeartRadio radio awards. The singer, who won four awards, said she now had someone to enjoy her success with away from the limelight. "For the first time, I had the most amazing person to come home to when the spotlight went out and when the crowds were all gone. So I want to thank my boyfriend Adam for that," she told the crowd. Taylor Swift won in the female artist category, album of the year and best tour for 1989 plus most meme-able moment for the "crazy girl" with running mascara in her Blank Space video. Calvin Harris, whose full name is Adam Wiles, picked up dance artist of the year. One of Taylor Swift's besties was also at the show. Selena Gomez took home the "biggest triple threat" award as a singer, dancer and actor.  

 

 

Bono and the Edge from U2 accepted the show's Innovator Award, presented by last year's winner, Pharrell Williams. "The thing that might be the most innovative about our band is we are a real band," said Edge. "We are still in our high school band." Song of the year went to Adele for Hello. She accepted via video from a performance in Birmingham. Chris Brown thanked "everybody who supported me through all the worst times in my life and the positive times in my life. I tend to not have a filter sometimes, and I go off on a lot of people. But the music stays the same."

 

There were as many performances as awards presented during the three-hour show, hosted by Jason Derulo and broadcast live on TNT and TBS in America from the Forum in Inglewood, California. Justin Bieber was the first to perform, showing off his new dreadlocks during a mash-up of Love Yourself and Company. He returned to the stage twice as a winner, claiming male artist of the year and sharing in the dance song of the year award with Diplo and Skrillex for Where Are U Now. He thanked his fans for standing by him through what he described as "tough times". "It's just about our growth and learning," he said. Meghan Trainor performed her new single, No. Demi Lovato sang Stone Cold while Brad Paisley accompanied her on guitar. Iggy Azalea unveiled her new song, Team, while Zayn Malik made his solo awards show performance debut, performing Like I Would from his new album, Mind of Mine. Other performers included DNCE, The Weeknd, show host Jason Derulo and Maroon 5, who were named duo or group of the year. Foo Fighters were named rock artist of the year, with Twenty One Pilots taking home the alternative version of the prize.

Full Winners List 

Song of the Year:
“Blank Space” – Taylor Swift
“Can’t Feel My Face” – The Weeknd
“Hello” – Adele -- WINNER
“Shut Up and Dance” – Walk the Moon
“Uptown Funk” – Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars

 

 

Female Artist of the Year:
Adele
Carrie Underwood
Meghan Trainor
Selena Gomez
Taylor Swift -- WINNER

 

 

Male Artist of the Year:
Ed Sheeran
Justin Bieber -- WINNER
Luke Bryan
Sam Smith
The Weeknd

 

 

Best New Artist:
Fetty Wap -- WINNER
Hozier
Sam Hunt
Shawn Mendes
Tove Lo

 

Best Duo/Group of the Year:
Fall Out Boy
Maroon 5 -- WINNER
One Direction
Walk the Moon
Zac Brown Band

 

Album of the Year:
1989 – Taylor Swift -- WINNER
25 – Adele
Beauty Behind the Madness – The Weeknd
In the Lonely Hour – Sam Smith
X – Ed Sheeran

 

Best Tour:
Foo Fighters
Garth Brooks
Luke Bryan
Taylor Swift -- WINNER
U2

 

Alternative Rock Artist of the Year:
AWOLNATION
Foo Fighters
Muse
Twenty One Pilots -- WINNER
X Ambassadors

 

Alternative Rock Song of the Year:
“Cigarette Daydreams” – Cage The Elephant
“Ex’s & Oh’s” – Elle King
“Renegades” – X Ambassadors
“Shut Up and Dance” – Walk the Moon
“Stressed Out” – Twenty One Pilots -- WINNER

 

Rock Artist of the Year:
Breaking Benjamin
Disturbed
Five Finger Death Punch
Foo Fighters -- WINNER
Three Days Grace

 

Rock Song of the Year:
“Cut the Cord” – Shinedown
“Failure” – Breaking Benjamin
“Footsteps” – Pop Evil
“Heavy Is the Head” – Zac Brown Band featuring Chris Cornell -- WINNER
“I Am Machine” – Three Days Grace

 

Country Song of the Year:
“Buy Me a Boat” – Chris Janson -- WINNER
“Homegrown” – Zac Brown Band
“I See You” – Luke Bryan
“Lose My Mind” – Brett Eldredge
“Take Your Time” – Sam Hunt

 

Country Artist of the Year:
Blake Shelton
Brad Paisley
Luke Bryan -- WINNER
Sam Hunt
Thomas Rhett

 

Dance Song of the Year:
“Hey Mama” – David Guetta featuring Nicki Minaj, Bebe Rexha & Afrojack
“Lean On” – Major Lazer & DJ Snake featuring MØ
“Waves” – Mr. Probz
“Where Are Ü Now” – Skrillex & Diplo with Justin Bieber -- WINNER
“You Know You Like It” – DJ Snake & AlunaGeorge

 

Dance Artist of the Year:
Calvin Harris -- WINNER
David Guetta
Major Lazer
Skrillex & Diplo
Zedd

 

Hip Hop Song of the Year:
“Blessings” – Big Sean featuring Drake & Kanye West
“Flex (Ooh, Ooh, Ooh)” – Rich Homie Quan
“Hotline Bling” – Drake -- WINNER
“Trap Queen” – Fetty Wap
“Truffle Butter” – Nicki Minaj featuring Drake & Lil Wayne

 

Hip Hop Artist of the Year:
Big Sean
Drake -- WINNER
Fetty Wap
Future
J. Cole

 

R&B Song of the Year:
“Bitch Better Have My Money” – Rihanna
“Earned It” – The Weeknd -- WINNER
“Planes” – Jeremih featuring J. Cole
“Post To Be” – Omarion featuring Chris Brown & Jhene Aiko
“The Hills” – The Weeknd

 

R&B Artist of the Year:
Beyoncé
Chris Brown -- WINNER
The Weeknd
Trey Songz
Usher

 

Latin Song of the Year:
“Ay Vamos” – J Balvin
“El Perdón” – Nicky Jam & Enrique Iglesias -- WINNER
“Hilito” – Romeo Santos
“La Gozadera” – Gente De Zona featuring Marc Anthony
“Mi Verdad” – Maná featuring Shakira

 

Latin Artist of the Year:
Enrique Iglesias
J Balvin
Nicky Jam
Pitbull -- WINNER
Prince Royce

 

Regional Mexican Song of the Year:
“Aunque Ahora Estés Con Él” – Calibre 50
“Eres Una Niña” – Gerardo Ortiz
“Levantando Polvadera” – Voz de Mando -- WINNER
“Mi Vicio Más Grande” – Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizárraga
“Te Metiste” – Ariel Camacho y Los Plebes del Rancho

 

Regional Mexican Artist of the Year:
Banda Los Recoditos -- WINNER
Calibre 50
Gerardo Ortiz
Julión Álvarez y Su Norteño Banda
Voz De Mando

 

Best Lyrics:
“Die A Happy Man” – Thomas Rhett
“Fight Song” – Rachel Platten -- WINNER
“Hello” – Adele
“Photograph” – Ed Sheeran
“See You Again” – Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth

 

Best Collaboration:
“Bad Blood” – Taylor Swift featuring Kendrick Lamar
“Like I’m Gonna Lose You” – Meghan Trainor featuring John Legend
“See You Again” – Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth
“Uptown Funk” – Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars -- WINNER
“Where Are Ü Now” – Skrillex & Diplo with Justin Bieber

 

Best Cover Song:
1989 (Album in Full) – Ryan Adams covering Taylor Swift
“Bad Blood” – Alessia Cara covering Taylor Swift
“Bitch Better Have My Money” – Kelly Clarkson covering Rihanna
“Cheerleader” – Pentatonix covering Omi
“Hands To Myself/Sorry” – Troye Sivan covering Selena Gomez And Justin Bieber
“Hello” – Demi Lovato covering Adele
“Hotline Bling” – Justin Bieber covering Drake
“Hotline Bling” – Sam Smith & Disclosure covering Drake
“Trap Queen” – Ed Sheeran covering Fetty Wap
“Uptown Funk” – Fifth Harmony, Jasmine V, Jacob Whitesides and Mahogany Lox covering Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars -- WINNER

 

Best Song from a Movie:
“Earned It” – The Weeknd (50 Shades of Grey)
“Love Me Like You Do” – Ellie Goulding (50 Shades of Grey)
“See You Again” – Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth (Furious 7)
“Til It Happens To You” – Lady Gaga (The Hunting Ground) -- WINNER
“Writing’s On The Wall” – Sam Smith (Spectre)

 

Most Meme-able Moment:
Adele and all of the “Hello” memes (Lionel Richie, Miss Piggy, Etc.)
Drake and “Hotline Bling”
Katy Perry and the Left Shark (from Super Bowl 49)
Kanye West and Kanye For President / Kanye 2020
Taylor Swift’s “Crazy Girl” with Running Mascara (from “Blank Space” video) -- WINNER

 

Triple Threat
Lady Gaga – Singer/Actor/Activist
Hailee Steinfeld – Singer/Actor/Model
Jason Derulo – Singer/Host/Dancer
Jennifer Lopez – Singer/Actor/Dancer
Justin Timberlake – Singer/Actor/Dancer
Nick Jonas – Singer/Actor/Model
Selena Gomez – Singer/Actor/Dancer -- WINNER
Troye Sivan – Singer/Actor/YouTuber
Usher – Singer/Actor/Dancer
Zendaya – Singer/Actor/Dancer

 

Best Fan Army:
5 Seconds of Summer – 5SOSFam
Adam Lambert – Glamberts
Ariana Grande – Arianators
Demi Lovato – Lovatics
Fifth Harmony – Harmonizers
Justin Bieber – Beliebers -- WINNER
Little Mix – Mixers
Nicki Minaj – Barbz
One Direction – Directioners
Selena Gomez – Selenators
Shawn Mendes – Mendes Army
Taylor Swift – Swifties

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