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Article: Bon Jovi Set To Perform And Be Honored At The 2018 iHeartRadio Music Awards Plus Camila Cabello And Chance The Rapper To Be Awarded At The Event!

23 Feb

Photo Credits: iHeartRadio Music Awards

The renowned and prestigious 2018 iHeartRadio Music Awards is right around the corner and we could only imagine all of the epic and unforgettable moments that will take place at this historic award show. You’ve found out the nominees for this brilliant award show as well as the terrific performers who will be bringing magic onto the iHeartRadio Music Awards stage, and now, we have even more exciting news about this magnificent event! It has just been announced that the legendary, rock icons Bon Jovi will be honored with the iHeartRadio Icon Award at the event. The stupendous band will also be performing at the award show.

According to the press release, “Bon Jovi will receive the first-ever iHeartRadio Icon Award for their global impact on pop culture, longevity, and continued relevance as a touring and radio force with a loyal fan base worldwide. Bon Jovi has sold over 130 million albums and has performed to more than 34 million fans across 50 countries. The Grammy winning band will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in April 2018.”

In addition, music sensations Camila Cabello and Chance The Rapper will also be honored at the event with the iHeartRadio Fangirls Award presented by L’Oréal Paris and the iHeartRadio Innovator Award, respectively.

This is the first year that iHeartRadio and L’Oréal Paris will be presenting the iHeartRadio Fangirls Award. Camila Cabello is well-deserving of this award as she has inspired her fans all over the world and proves herself to be one incredible role model who works hard and continues to impact the music world in more ways than imaginable.

“Camila embodies the L’Oréal Paris philosophy, “Because You’re Worth It” demonstrating ambition, passion and a strong sense of self-worth by breaking out on her own with her first solo album, “Camila.” Her No. 1 hit single, “Havana,” topped Billboard’s Pop Songs chart for seven weeks, marking the longest reign of a song by a solo female artist in nearly five years.” (source: press release)

The prolific and GRAMMY award-winning artist, Chance The Rapper will be honored with the iHeartRadio Innovator Award “for his groundbreaking accomplishments in the music industry and his unsurpassable contributions to social causes. As an independent artist, he has risen to the top of hip-hop superstardom and uses his voice to fight for youth empowerment through the arts, education and civic engagement with his non-profit organization, SocialWorks. The multi-faceted artist, activist, actor and entrepreneur is also nominated in the Best Remix category.  Past honorees of the iHeartRadio Innovator Award include Pharrell, Justin Timberlake, U2 and Bruno Mars.” (source: press release)

The 2018 iHeartRadio Music Awards is bound to make music history yet again. The sensational award show, hosted by Hailey Baldwin and DJ Khaled, takes place on March 11th at the “Fabulous” Forum in Los Angeles, California. Don’t forget to mark your calendars and tune in to this marvelous night of music airing on TBT, TNT and truTV at 8:00 PM ET / 5:00 PM PT.

Comment below and tell me or tweet me at @alexisjoyvipacc, who would you like to see win at the 2018 iHeartRadio Music Awards?

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Article: Check Out Who Is Nominated At The 2018 iHeartRadio Music Awards!

30 Jan

Photo Credits: @iHeartRadio on Instagram

iHeartRadio is known for bringing us the music we all enjoy listening to on constant repeat. From premieres of songs we’ve been at the edge of our seats waiting to hear, to listening to songs that are at the top of our playlists, iHeartRadio is our go-to when it comes to bringing us awesome music we all know and love. Well, March 11th marks another exciting day in music history as our favorite musicians will be honored at the renowned and prestigious 2018 iHeartRadio Music Awards that will take place at the Forum in Los Angeles, California. This year’s award show is bound to be unforgettable and will be filled with a countless amount of epic moments and tons of remarkable, musical surprises.

Nominees at this year’s award show include consummate musicians such as Ed Sheehan, Taylor Swift, Rihanna, Justin Bieber, Shawn Mendes, Camila Cabello, Bruno Mars, Luis Fonsi, DJ Khaled, Daddy Yankee, and many others. The 2018 iHeartRadio Music Awards will feature stupendous performances, artist collaborations and so many outstanding, celebrity guests.

In fact, more excitement has been added to this year’s award show because for the first time ever, iHeartRadio will present seven awards in the seven nights leading to the iHeartRadio Music Awards. Tune in each night at 8:00 PM to see who is being honored with an iHeartRadio Music Award and to see their inspiring, acceptance speech.

Of course, this award show couldn’t have been done without YOU guys, so iHeartRadio is giving fans the chance to have their say and help their fave musicians win at the iHeartRadio Music Awards by voting in specific categories at this link: iHeartRadio.com/awards.

You don’t want to miss the iHeartRadio Music Awards, so be sure to tune in on March 11th at 8:00 PM ET / 5:00 PM PT on TBS, TNT and truTV.

Check out the full list of 2018 iHeartRadio Music Awards nominees below and be sure to follow @iHeartRadio on Twitter and Instagram to join in on all of the fun!

(source: iHeartRadio)

Song of the Year:

-“Despacito” – Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber

-“Shape Of You” – Ed Sheeran

-“Something Just Like This” – The Chainsmokers and Coldplay

-“That’s What I Like” – Bruno Mars

-“Wild Thoughts” – DJ Khaled featuring Rihanna and Bryson Tiller

Female Artist of the Year: 

-Alessia Cara

-Halsey

-P!NK

-Rihanna

-Taylor Swift

Male Artist of the Year:

-Bruno Mars

-Charlie Puth

-Ed Sheeran

-Shawn Mendes

-The Weeknd

Best Duo/Group of the Year:

-Imagine Dragons

-Maroon 5

-Migos

-Portugal. The Man

-The Chainsmokers

Best Collaboration:

-“Despacito” -Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber

-“Don’t Wanna Know” – Maroon 5 featuring Kendrick Lamar

-“Something Just Like This” – The Chainsmokers and Coldplay

-“Stay” – Zedd and Alessia Cara

-“Wild Thoughts” – DJ Khaled featuring Rihanna and Bryson Tiller

Best New Pop Artist:

-Camila Cabello

-Julia Michaels

-Liam Payne

-Logic

-Niall Horan

Alternative Rock Song of the Year:

-“Believer” – Imagine Dragons

-“Feel It Still” – Portugal. The Man

-“Thunder” – Imagine Dragons

-“Walk On Water” – Thirty Seconds To Mars

-“Wish I Knew You” – The Revivalists

Alternative Rock Artist of the Year:

-Cage The Elephant

-Imagine Dragons

-Judah & The Lion

-Kings Of Leon

-Portugal. The Man

Best New Rock/Alternative Rock Artist:

-Greta Van Fleet

-Judah & The Lion

-K.Flay

-Rag’n’Bone Man

-The Revivalists

Rock Song of the Year:

-“Go To War” – Nothing More

-“Help” – Papa Roach

-“Run” – Foo Fighters

-“Rx (Medicate)” – Theory of a Deadman

-“Song #3” – Stone Sour

Rock Artist of the Year:

-Foo Fighters

-Highly Suspect

-Metallica

-Papa Roach

-Royal Blood

Country Song of the Year:

-“Body Like A Back Road” – Sam Hunt

-“Dirt On My Boots” – Jon Pardi

-“Hurricane” – Luke Combs

-“Small Town Boy” – Dustin Lynch

-“Unforgettable” – Thomas Rhett

Country Artist of the Year:

-Blake Shelton

-Jason Aldean

-Luke Bryan

-Sam Hunt

-Thomas Rhett

Best New Country Artist:

-Brett Young

-Jon Pardi

-Kane Brown

-Lauren Alaina

-Luke Combs

Dance Song of the Year:

-“It Ain’t Me” – Kygo and Selena Gomez

-“No Promises” – Cheat Codes featuring Demi Lovato

-“Rockabye” – Clean Bandit featuring Sean Paul & Anne-Marie

-“Something Just Like This” – The Chainsmokers and Coldplay

-“Stay” – Zedd and Alessia Cara

Dance Artist of the Year: 

-Calvin Harris

-Cheat Codes

-Kygo

-The Chainsmokers

-Zedd

Hip-Hop Song of the Year: 

-“Bad and Boujee” – Migos featuring Lil Uzi Vert

-“Bodak Yellow” – Cardi B

-“HUMBLE.” – Kendrick Lamar

-“Rockstar” – Post Malone

-“Wild Thoughts” – DJ Khaled featuring Rihanna and Bryson Tiller

Hip-Hop Artist of the Year:

-DJ Khaled

-Drake

-Future

-Kendrick Lamar

-Migos

Best New Hip-Hop Artist:

-21 Savage

-Cardi B

-GoldLink

-Lil Uzi Vert

-Playboi Carti

R&B Song of the Year:

-“B.E.D.” – Jacquees

-“Location” – Khalid

-“Love Galore” – SZA featuring Travis Scott

-“Redbone” – Childish Gambino

-“That’s What I Like” – Bruno Mars

R&B Artist of the Year: 

-Bruno Mars

-Childish Gambino

-Khalid

-Rihanna

-The Weeknd

Best New R&B Artist:

-6LACK

-Kehlani

-Kevin Ross

-Khalid

-SZA

Latin Song of the Year: 

-“Despacito” – Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee

-“El Amante” – Nicky Jam

-“Hey DJ” – CNCO

-“Mi Gente” – J Balvin featuring Willy William

-“Súbeme La Radio” –  Enrique Iglesias

Latin Artist of the Year:

-CNCO

-J Balvin

-Luis Fonsi

-Nicky Jam

-Shakira

Best New Latin Artist:

-Abraham Mateo

-Bad Bunny

-Danny Ocean

-Karol G

-Ozuna

Regional Mexican Song of the Year: 

-“Adios Amor” – Christian Nodal

-“Ella Es Mi Mujer” – Banda Carnaval

-“Las Ultras” – Calibre 50

-“Regresa Hermosa” – Gerardo Ortiz

-“Siempre Te Voy A Querer” – Calibre 50

Regional Mexican Artist of the Year: 

-Banda Carnaval

-Banda Los Recoditos

-Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizarraga

-Calibre 50

-Gerardo Ortiz

Best New Regional Mexican Artist:

-Christian Nodal

-Edwin Luna y La Trakalosa de Monterrey

-El Fantasma

-Ulices Chaidez y Sus Plebes

Producer of the Year:

-Andrew “Pop” Wansel and Warren “Oak” Felder

– Andrew Watt

-Benny Blanco

-Justin Tranter

-Steve Mac

Best Lyrics (Socially Voted Category):

-“Bodak Yellow” – Cardi B

-“Despacito” – Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee

-“Holding Me Back” – Shawn Mendes

-“Look What You Made Me Do” – Taylor Swift

-“Perfect” – Ed Sheeran

-“Slow Hands” – Niall Horan

Best Cover Song (Socially Voted Category):

-“All We Got” – Shawn Mendes

-“Bad Liar” – HAIM

-“Issues” – Niall Horan

-“Lost” – Khalid

-“Say You Won’t Let Go” – Camila Cabello and Machine Gun Kelly

-“The Chain” – Harry Styles

-“Touch” – Ed Sheeran

-“The Tribute Song” – Thirty Seconds To Mars

Best Fan Army presented by Taco Bell (Socially Voted Category):

-Arianators – Ariana Grande

-Beliebers – Justin Bieber

-BTS Army – BTS

-Camilizers – Camila Cabello

-EXO-Ls – EXO

-Harmonizers – Fifth Harmony

-Lovatics – Demi Lovato

-Mendes Army – Shawn Mendes

-Mixers – Little Mix

-Selenators – Selena Gomez

-Smilers – Miley Cyrus

– Swifties – Taylor Swift

Best Music Video (Socially Voted Category):

-“Bad Liar” – Selena Gomez

-“Bodak Yellow” – Cardi B

-“Despacito” –  Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee

-“I’m The One” – DJ Khaled

-“Look What You Made Me Do” – Taylor Swift

-“Malibu” – Miley Cyrus

-“New Rules” – Dua Lipa

-“Shape Of You” – Ed Sheeran

-“Sign Of The Times” – Harry Styles

-“Sorry Not Sorry” – Demi Lovato

-“Swish Swish” – Katy Perry

-“That’s What I Like” – Bruno Mars

-“There’s Nothing Holding Me Back” – Shawn Mendes

Social Star Award (Socially Voted Category):

-Andrew Huang

-Anitta

-Christian Collins

-Conor Maynard

-dodie

-Gabbie Hanna

-JoJo Siwa

-Mariah Belgrod

-Max & Harvey

-RoomieOfficial

Cutest Musician’s Pet (New Socially Voted Category):

-Batman – Demi Lovato

-Bear Rexha – Bebe Rexha

-Nugget – Katy Perry

-Olivia – Taylor Swift

-Pig Pig – Miley Cyrus

-Toulouse – Ariana Grande

Best Boy Band (New Socially Voted Category):

-BTS

-CNCO

-In Real Life

-PRETTYMUCH

-The Vamps

-Why Don’t We

Best Solo Breakout (Socially Voted Category):

-Camila Cabello

-Harry Styles

-Liam Payne

-Louis Tomlinson

-Niall Horan

Best Remix (New Socially Voted Category):

-“Bon Appétit”  – Katy Perry, Migos and 3LAU

-“Despacito” –  Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber

-“do re mi” – blackbear featuring Gucci Mane

-“Friends” – Justin Bieber and BloodPop with Julia Michaels

-“Havana” – Camila Cabello and Daddy Yankee

-“Homemade Dynamite” – Lorde, Khalid, Post Malone and SZA

-“May I Have This Dance” – Francis & The Lights featuring Chance The Rapper

-“Mi Gente” – J Balvin and Willy William featuring Beyoncé

-“Reggaeton Lento” – CNCO and Little Mix

Article: Desiigner, D.R.A.M., Lil Yachty, Khalid, And More Join Rick Ross And Are Set To Perform At The 2017 MTV Woodies!

10 Mar

Photo Credits: @MTV on Instagram

It’s time to start your countdowns as MTV’s 2017 Woodies is making its way on over to all music lovers sooner than you think! Each year, MTV manages to make the MTV Woodies celebration even more exciting and epic and this year’s event is bound to be unforgettable. The 2017 MTV Woodies will be taking place on March 16th live in Austin, Texas at the South by Southwest Festival and will be hosted by rapping sensation, Rick Ross. More excitement continues as MTV has just announced the spectacular musical line-up of performers at this year’s MTV Woodies.

Desiigner, D.R.A.M., Lil Yachty, Jidenna, Khalid and Starley will all be joining previously announced performer and host, Rick Ross and will be performing on stage at the 2017 MTV Woodies. The Chainsmokers, A$AP Ferg, Young M.A and Bibi Bourelly will all be joining in on the fun and presenting at the Woodies this year.

Khalid was thrilled to join the lineup for this year’s 2017 MTV Woodies and said, “I’m so excited to be performing at the 2017 Woodies!  Just last year I remember seeing Kehlani perform and it’s surreal to think that a year later, I have an album out and I’m performing alongside so many other great artists.” (source: press release)

MTV will also have its emerging artist “Woodies” music festival prior to the MTV Woodies starting at 8:00 PM and will be hosted by the amazing Terrence J. D.R.A.M., Lil Yachty, Young M.A, Bibi Bourelly, MUNA and PVRIS are all set to perform at the emerging artist “Woodies” music festival which can be seen on MTV Live and via livestream at woodies.mtv.com

The MTV Woodies has been a trending topic all week as fans were able to vote via Snapchat for who they want to see win in four categories, “Cover Woodie,” “Songwriter of the Year,” “Woodie to Watch,” and “Woodie of the Year.” All of the winners will be announced on March 16th during the event.

You can also continue to join in on all of the MTV Woodies fun by taking part in MTV Woodies and REESE’S Peanut Butter Cups’ engagement campaign to “co-sign” the Woodies artist you think is about to break. You can do so by using the custom hashtag #WoodiesCoSignARTIST plus the microphone emoji, which will also give you the chance to win a free music subscription. Free music? Sounds amazing! The top mentioned fan cosign will be announced at the live show of the MTV Woodies.

This year’s MTV Woodies is filled with tons of excitement! Be sure to tune in to the 2017 MTV Woodies on March 16th at 11:00 PM ET / PT on MTV!

Follow MTV on Twitter: @MTV

Article: Vote For Your Fave Artists At The 2017 MTV Woodies Using Snapchat! See The Nominees Here!

6 Mar

Photo Credits: @MTV on Twitter

Snapchat is an app that we all know and love. Who doesn’t enjoy sending your BFFs some of the craziest Snapchats, updating your Snapstory, and trying out all of the new Snapchat filters?! Well, for the first time ever in MTV award show history, fans can vote for who they want to see win at the 2017 MTV Woodies using your very own Snapchat account – how cool is that?!

MTV announced today the four categories of nominees for the 2017 MTV Woodies and voting starts today for the “Cover Woodie” category. Fans can get their vote on by using their Snapchat and screen-shotting the photo of their favorite nominee. Each day until March 9th, a new category will go live for fans to vote for.

The winners will be announced at the 2017 MTV Woodies which will take place on March 16th at 11:00 PM ET / PT on MTV live from the South by Southwest Festival. Rapping phenomenon Rick Ross is set to host and perform at the event.

In addition, a special emerging artist “Woodies” telecast will take place prior to the 2017 MTV Woodies starting at 8:00 PM ET and can be viewed via a livestream on woodies.mtv.com. Fans can join in on some extra fun with a MTV Woodies and REESE’S Peanut Butter Cups campaign where you can “co-sign” artists that you think are about to break. Starting on March 9th until the live show on March 16th, you can cosign your favorite MTV Woodies performer by using the custom hashtag #WoodiesCosignARTIST and include the microphone emoji and have the chance to win a free music subscription. The winner of the most mentions will be announced during the live show and all performers at this year’s 2017 Woodies will be announced at a later date.

Be sure to check out the categories and nominees for the 2017 MTV Woodies below and don’t forget to get your votes in now on Snapchat!

Follow MTV on Twitter, Snapchat and Instagram: @MTV

(source: press release)

COVER WOODIE (Vote on March 6)
Chance the Rapper – “Ultralight Beam” (Kanye West)
Ed Sheeran – Touch (Little Mix)

Elle King – Jealous/Can’t Feel My Face (Nick Jonas/The Weeknd)
James Bay – Hymn for the Weekend (Coldplay)
MØ – Love on the Brain (Rihanna)
Panic! At the Disco – Starboy (The Weeknd)

 

SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR (Vote on March 7)
Bibi Bourelly
Diana Gordon
Jack Antonoff
PARTYNEXTDOOR
Starrah
Swae Lee

WOODIE TO WATCH (Vote on March 8)
Gallant

Dua Lipa

D.R.A.M.

Rag ‘n’ Bone Man

Lil Yachty

marshmello

Lil Uzi Vert

Khalid

Anne-Marie

Russ

 

WOODIE OF THE YEAR (Vote on March 9)
Big Sean
The Chainsmokers
Chance the Rapper
Childish Gambino
Solange
Twenty One Pilots