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Drake is nominated 12 times at the upcoming 2017 iHeartRadio Music Awards.

The nominations for the 2017 iHeartRadio Music Awards were announced today. The awards show that debuted in 2014 must have really liked Drake's Views. The Toronto rapper leads with 12 nominations this year. In fact, he has more nominations in 2017 than in 2014 and 2016 combined. 

Drake is in the running for Male Artist of the Year, Hip-Hop Artist of the Year and Song of the Year for “One Dance” featuring Wizkid and Kyla.

His competition for Best Hip-Hop Artist are Future, J. Cole, DJ Khaled and Desiigner. In the Song of the Year category, twenty one pilots’ “Stressed Out,” Sia and Sean Paul’s “Cheap Thrills,” Justin Timberlake’s “Can’t Stop the Feeling” and The Chainsmokers and Halsey’s “Closer” might give the 6 God some woes.

Rihanna and Drizzy's joint “Work” is also up for R&B Song of the Year, Best Collaboration and Best Music Video. He also got the nod twice for Hip Hop Song of the Year -- for “One Dance” and "Controlla."

The awards ceremony airs live on Sunday, March 5 at The Forum in Inglewood, California. 

2017 IHEARTRADIO MUSIC AWARDS NOMINATIONS

SONG OF THE YEAR
“Can’t Stop the Feeling” – Justin Timberlake
“Cheap Thrills” – Sia featuring Sean Paul
“Closer” – The Chainsmokers featuring Halsey
“One Dance” – Drake featuring Wizkid and Kyla
“Stressed Out” – twenty one pilots

FEMALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Adele
Ariana Grande
Rihanna
Selena Gomez
Sia

MALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Drake
Justin Bieber
Luke Bryan
Shawn Mendes
The Weeknd

HIP-HOP SONG OF THE YEAR
“All The Way Up” – Fat Joe and Remy Ma featuring French Montana and Infared
“Controlla” – Drake
“For Free” – DJ Khaled featuring Drake
“One Dance” – Drake featuring Wizkid and Kyla
“Panda” – Desiigner

HIP-HOP ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Desiigner
DJ Khaled
Drake
Future
J. Cole

R&B SONG OF THE YEAR
“Exchange” – Bryson Tiller
“Needed Me” – Rihanna
“No Limit” – Usher featuring Young Thug
“Sorry” – Beyoncé
“Work” – Rihanna featuring Drake

R&B ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Beyoncé
Bryson Tiller
Rihanna
The Weeknd
Usher

BEST NEW HIP-HOP ARTIST
Chance The Rapper
Desiigner
D.R.A.M.
Kent Jones
Kevin Gates

BEST NEW R&B ARTIST
Belly
Bryson Tiller
Dreezy
Kayla Brianna
Ro James

BEST COLLABORATION
“Cheap Thrills” – Sia featuring Sean Paul
“Closer” – The Chainsmokers featuring Halsey
“Don’t Let Me Down” – The Chainsmokers featuring Daya
“This Is What You Came For” – Calvin Harris featuring Rihanna
“Work” – Rihanna featuring Drake

BEST MUSIC VIDEO
“Can’t Stop the Feeling” – Justin Timberlake
“Don’t Let Me Down” – The Chainsmokers featuring Daya
“Formation” – Beyoncé
“Hasta El Amanecer” – Nicky Jam
“Heathens” – twenty one pilots
“Hymn for the Weekend” – Coldplay
“I Took a Pill In Ibiza” – Mike Posner
“Pillowtalk” – ZAYN
“Side to Side” – Ariana Grande featuring Nicki Minaj
“This Is What You Came For” – Calvin Harris featuring Rihanna
“Work” – Rihanna featuring Drake
“Work From Home” – Fifth Harmony featuring Ty Dolla $ign

Check out the full list of nominees here.

Drake Leads 2017 iHeartRadio Music Awards With 12 Nominations

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Jan 4, 2017 at 02:54pm
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Drake is nominated 12 times at the upcoming 2017 iHeartRadio Music Awards.

The nominations for the 2017 iHeartRadio Music Awards were announced today. The awards show that debuted in 2014 must have really liked Drake's Views. The Toronto rapper leads with 12 nominations this year. In fact, he has more nominations in 2017 than in 2014 and 2016 combined. 

Drake is in the running for Male Artist of the Year, Hip-Hop Artist of the Year and Song of the Year for “One Dance” featuring Wizkid and Kyla.

His competition for Best Hip-Hop Artist are Future, J. Cole, DJ Khaled and Desiigner. In the Song of the Year category, twenty one pilots’ “Stressed Out,” Sia and Sean Paul’s “Cheap Thrills,” Justin Timberlake’s “Can’t Stop the Feeling” and The Chainsmokers and Halsey’s “Closer” might give the 6 God some woes.

Rihanna and Drizzy's joint “Work” is also up for R&B Song of the Year, Best Collaboration and Best Music Video. He also got the nod twice for Hip Hop Song of the Year -- for “One Dance” and "Controlla."

The awards ceremony airs live on Sunday, March 5 at The Forum in Inglewood, California. 

2017 IHEARTRADIO MUSIC AWARDS NOMINATIONS

SONG OF THE YEAR
“Can’t Stop the Feeling” – Justin Timberlake
“Cheap Thrills” – Sia featuring Sean Paul
“Closer” – The Chainsmokers featuring Halsey
“One Dance” – Drake featuring Wizkid and Kyla
“Stressed Out” – twenty one pilots

FEMALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Adele
Ariana Grande
Rihanna
Selena Gomez
Sia

MALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Drake
Justin Bieber
Luke Bryan
Shawn Mendes
The Weeknd

HIP-HOP SONG OF THE YEAR
“All The Way Up” – Fat Joe and Remy Ma featuring French Montana and Infared
“Controlla” – Drake
“For Free” – DJ Khaled featuring Drake
“One Dance” – Drake featuring Wizkid and Kyla
“Panda” – Desiigner

HIP-HOP ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Desiigner
DJ Khaled
Drake
Future
J. Cole

R&B SONG OF THE YEAR
“Exchange” – Bryson Tiller
“Needed Me” – Rihanna
“No Limit” – Usher featuring Young Thug
“Sorry” – Beyoncé
“Work” – Rihanna featuring Drake

R&B ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Beyoncé
Bryson Tiller
Rihanna
The Weeknd
Usher

BEST NEW HIP-HOP ARTIST
Chance The Rapper
Desiigner
D.R.A.M.
Kent Jones
Kevin Gates

BEST NEW R&B ARTIST
Belly
Bryson Tiller
Dreezy
Kayla Brianna
Ro James

BEST COLLABORATION
“Cheap Thrills” – Sia featuring Sean Paul
“Closer” – The Chainsmokers featuring Halsey
“Don’t Let Me Down” – The Chainsmokers featuring Daya
“This Is What You Came For” – Calvin Harris featuring Rihanna
“Work” – Rihanna featuring Drake

BEST MUSIC VIDEO
“Can’t Stop the Feeling” – Justin Timberlake
“Don’t Let Me Down” – The Chainsmokers featuring Daya
“Formation” – Beyoncé
“Hasta El Amanecer” – Nicky Jam
“Heathens” – twenty one pilots
“Hymn for the Weekend” – Coldplay
“I Took a Pill In Ibiza” – Mike Posner
“Pillowtalk” – ZAYN
“Side to Side” – Ariana Grande featuring Nicki Minaj
“This Is What You Came For” – Calvin Harris featuring Rihanna
“Work” – Rihanna featuring Drake
“Work From Home” – Fifth Harmony featuring Ty Dolla $ign

Check out the full list of nominees here.

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