SZA is the nominee for the iHeartRadio MusicAwards for R&B artist of the year in 2023

SZA is the nominee for the iHeartRadio MusicAwards for R&B artist of the year in 2023 ...

SZA was named R&B Artist of the Year at the 2023 iHeartRadio Music Awards. On Monday night (March 28) Lenny Kravitz presented the annual event, honoring all things music from the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. The chart-topping song was named R&B Song of the Year.

Future, Tems, and Drake are the winners of "WAIT FOR YOU"; Wizkid and Tems are the winners of "Afrobeats Artist of the Year," with Drake being named Hip-Hop Artist of the Year, Latto and GloRilla being named Best New Hip-Hop Artist, and Muni Long being named Best New R&B artist.

During the annual event, Doja Cat, Beyoncé, Bad Bunny, Columbia Records, and Harry Styles were named winners.

LL COOL J, P!NK, Latto, Muni Long, Damar Hamlin, H.E.R., Joel McHale, Jordan Davis, Nicole Scherzinger, Phoebe Bridgers, TLC, and others made special appearances.

Joel Gallen, for Tenth Planet, and John Sykes, Tom Poleman, and Bart Peters, for iHeartMedia, are executive producers of the 2023 iHeartRadio Music Awards, which will be available to stream now on Hulu until April 17.

The following categories have been named:

Song of the Year:

  • “Anti-Hero”- Taylor Swift 

Artist of the Year:

  • Harry Styles 

The Year's Best Duo/Group:

  • Imagine Dragons  

Collaboration is at its highest level.

  • “Unholy” – Sam Smith & Kim Petras 

Best New Pop Artist:

  • Jax 

Country Song of the Year:

  • “She Had Me At Heads Carolina” – Cole Swindell 

Country Artist of the Year:

  • Morgan Wallen 

The Best New Country Artist:

  • Cody Johnson         

Artist of the Year in Afrobeats:

  • Tems 
  • Wizkid 

The Year's Hip-Hop Song:

  • “WAIT FOR U” – Future ft. Drake & Tems 

The Year for Hip-Hop Artists:

  • Drake 

The Best New Hip-Hop Artist:

  • GloRilla 
  • Latto 

The Year's R&B Song:

  • “I Hate U”- SZA 

R&B Artist of the Year: Chris Holtz

  • SZA 

The Best New R&B Artist:

  • Muni Long 

Alternative Song of the Year:

  • “Enemy (from the series Arcane League of Legends)”- Imagine Dragons 

Alternative Artist of the Year:

  • Red Hot Chili Peppers 

Alternative & Rock: Best New Artist

  • Giovannie and the Hired Guns 

The Year's Rock Song:

  • “Black Summer”- Red Hot Chili Peppers 

The New York Times has named Michael Jordan the rock artist of the year.

  • Papa Roach 

The Year's Dance Song:

  • “I’m Good (Blue)”- David Guetta & Bebe Rexha 

Dance Artist of the Year:

  • Anabel Englund 

Song of the Year for Latin Pop/Reggaeton

  • “MAMIII”- Becky G & Karol G 

The Latin Pop/Reggaeton Artist of the Year:

  • Bad Bunny 

Song of the Year for the Region in Mexico:

  • “Cómo Te Olvido” – La Arrolladora Banda El Limón de René Camacho 

Regional Mexican Artist of the Year: José Manuel

  • Grupo Firme 

The Best New Latin Artist:

  • Kali Uchis        

The Most Played Artist of the Year:

  • Doja Cat

The Year's Pop Album:

  • “Midnights” – Taylor Swift 

The Year's Rock Album:

  • “Impera” – Ghost 

Alternative Album of the Year:

  • “Unlimited Love” – Red Hot Chili Peppers 

Country Album of the Year

  • “Growin’ Up”- Luke Combs 

Album of the Year in Hip Hop:

  • “Her Loss” – Drake and 21 Savage 

The Year's R&B Album:

  • “Renaissance” – Beyoncé 

The Latin Album of the Year:

  • “Un Verano Sin Ti” – Bad Bunny 

Tour of the Year:

  • Coldplay

The Year's Label:

  • Columbia Records

ICON Award is given annually.

  • P!NK

Award to an innovative scientist

  • Taylor Swift

*Socially Voted Category: Best Lyrics

  • “Anti-Hero” – Taylor Swift 

Best Music Video: *Socially Voted Category

  • “Yet To Come” – BTS  

Best Fan Army: *Socially Voted Category

  • “BTSArmy”- BTS  

*Socially Voted Category for Social Star Award

  • JVKE 

Favorite Tour Photographer: *Socially Voted Category

  • Harry Styles – Lloyd Wakefield 

*Socially Voted Category: TikTok Bop of the Year

  • “Bejeweled”- Taylor Swift  

Favorite Documentary: *Socially Voted Category

  • “Selena Gomez: My Mind & Me” – Selena Gomez  

Favorite Tour Style: *Socially Voted Category

  • Harry Styles 

Favorite Residency: *Socially Voted Category

  • “Love On Tour” – Harry Styles  

Favorite Use of a Sample: *Socially Voted Category

  • Taylor Swift’s “Question…?” – sampled Taylor Swift’s “Out Of The Woods” 

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