Blake Shelton brought home another trophy for his awards shelf Thursday night (May 1) at the inaugural 2014 iHeartRadio Music Awards. Shelton’s “Boys ‘Round Here” was honored as Best Country Song. The popular hit was penned by Craig Wiseman, Dallas Davidson and Rhett Akins. Shelton performed his current single, “Doin’ What She Likes,” during the broadcast.
R&B artist Rihanna was the major winner of the evening, earning awards for Best Hip-Hop/R&B Song (“Pour It Up”), Song of the Year (“Stay,” featuring Mikky Ekko), Artist of the Year, and Best Fan Army (Rihanna Navy). Teen pop star Lorde earned Best New Artist, while Ariane Grande won the Young Influencer honor.
Among the Nashville artists and personalities attending the show were Luke Bryan, Billy Ray Cyrus, Nashville actor Sam Palladio, and radio personality Bobby Bones.
A full list of iHeartRadio Music Award winners is below.
BEST HIP-HOP/R&B SONG
Rihanna, “Pour It Up”
Pitbull feat. Kesha, “Timber”
Miley Cyrus, “Wrecking Ball”
BEST NEW ARTIST
BEST FAN ARMY
BEST ALTERNATIVE ROCK SONG
Imagine Dragons, “Demons”
SONG OF THE YEAR
Rihanna featuring Mikky Ekko, “Stay”
BEST COUNTRY SONG
Blake Shelton, “Boys ‘Round Here”
BEST EDM SONG
Avicii, “Wake Me Up”
ARTIST OF THE YEAR
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