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Grande, Rihanna & More at iHEART RADIO MUSIC AWARDS; Full Winner's List & Photo Highlights!

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NBC and Clear Channel Media and Entertainment presented the first-ever iHeartRadio Music Awards which were televised live on NBC from the historic Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. Music fans used hashtags to cast more than 13.2 million votes across Facebook and Twitter to catapult their favorite artists and songs into iHeartRadio Music Awards' category finalists.

Announced last month, the three-hour iHeartRadio Music Awards recognize the most popular artists and music over the past 12 months as determined by iHeartRadio listeners. Each voting category initially featured 10 nominees based on results from the iHeartRadio Chart which includes listener feedback and performance data according to airplay; digital streaming data from the iHeartRadio platform, including "thumbs up" and custom station creations; and music sales, social interactions, online video data and tags from BigChampagne and Shazam.

During the last four weeks, listeners cast their votes to narrow down these nominees to their top five favorites in each category, garnering more than 2.2 billion social impressions.

The winners are as follows:

ARTIST OF THE YEAR: Rihanna

SONG OF THE YEAR: Rihanna feat. Mikky Ekko,"Stay"

HIP HOP/R&B SONG OF THE YEAR: Rihanna, "Pour It Up"

BEST COUNTRY SONG OF THE YEAR: Blake Shelton, "Boys 'Round Here"

EDM SONG OF THE YEAR: Avicii, "Wake Me Up"

ALTERNATIVE SONG OF THE YEAR: Imagine Dragons, "Demons"

INNOVATOR AWARD: Pharrell Williams

BEST COLLABORATION: Pitbull feat. Ke$ha, "Timber"

BEST LYRICS: Miley Cyrus, "Wrecking Ball"

BEST NEW ARTIST: Lorde

BEST FAN ARMY: Rihanna (for her Navy)

INSTAGRAM AWARD: Austin Mahone

YOUNG INFLUENCE: Ariana Grande

Photo credit: Mark Davis/NBC

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Grande, Rihanna & More at iHEART RADIO MUSIC AWARDS; Full Winner's List & Photo Highlights!
Recording artist Rihanna accepts the award for Artist of the Year

Grande, Rihanna & More at iHEART RADIO MUSIC AWARDS; Full Winner's List & Photo Highlights!
Singer Jennifer Lopez and tv personality Ryan Seacrest speak onstage

Grande, Rihanna & More at iHEART RADIO MUSIC AWARDS; Full Winner's List & Photo Highlights!
Singer Pharrell Williams accepts the iHeartRadio Innovator Award

Grande, Rihanna & More at iHEART RADIO MUSIC AWARDS; Full Winner's List & Photo Highlights!
Singer Pharrell Williams performs onstage

Grande, Rihanna & More at iHEART RADIO MUSIC AWARDS; Full Winner's List & Photo Highlights!
Singer Pharrell Williams performs onstage

Grande, Rihanna & More at iHEART RADIO MUSIC AWARDS; Full Winner's List & Photo Highlights!
Singer Gwen Stefani

Grande, Rihanna & More at iHEART RADIO MUSIC AWARDS; Full Winner's List & Photo Highlights!
Actress Hilary Duff

Grande, Rihanna & More at iHEART RADIO MUSIC AWARDS; Full Winner's List & Photo Highlights!
Musician Blake Shelton performs

Grande, Rihanna & More at iHEART RADIO MUSIC AWARDS; Full Winner's List & Photo Highlights!
Singer Ariana Grande accepts the iHeartRadio Young Influencer Award

Grande, Rihanna & More at iHEART RADIO MUSIC AWARDS; Full Winner's List & Photo Highlights!
Singer Shakira performs

Grande, Rihanna & More at iHEART RADIO MUSIC AWARDS; Full Winner's List & Photo Highlights!
Singer Austin Mahone accepts the Instagram Award

Grande, Rihanna & More at iHEART RADIO MUSIC AWARDS; Full Winner's List & Photo Highlights!
Actor-musician Jared Leto of Thiry Seconds to Mars

Grande, Rihanna & More at iHEART RADIO MUSIC AWARDS; Full Winner's List & Photo Highlights!
Musicians Paula Van Oppen, Pitbull and Natasha Slayton perform

Grande, Rihanna & More at iHEART RADIO MUSIC AWARDS; Full Winner's List & Photo Highlights!
Singer Ariana Grande performs

Grande, Rihanna & More at iHEART RADIO MUSIC AWARDS; Full Winner's List & Photo Highlights!
Singer Ariana Grande performs

Grande, Rihanna & More at iHEART RADIO MUSIC AWARDS; Full Winner's List & Photo Highlights!
Singer Ariana Grande performs

Grande, Rihanna & More at iHEART RADIO MUSIC AWARDS; Full Winner's List & Photo Highlights!
Recording artist Lil Jon

Grande, Rihanna & More at iHEART RADIO MUSIC AWARDS; Full Winner's List & Photo Highlights!
Singer Ariana Grande performs

Grande, Rihanna & More at iHEART RADIO MUSIC AWARDS; Full Winner's List & Photo Highlights!
Singer Billy Ray Cyrus accepts the award for Best Lyrics on behalf of singer Miley Cyrus from Lionel Richie

Grande, Rihanna & More at iHEART RADIO MUSIC AWARDS; Full Winner's List & Photo Highlights!
Musicians Natasha Slayton, Emmalyn Estrada, Lauren Bennett and Paula Van Oppen of G.R.L. performs

Grande, Rihanna & More at iHEART RADIO MUSIC AWARDS; Full Winner's List & Photo Highlights!
Singer Dan Smith of Bastille performs

Grande, Rihanna & More at iHEART RADIO MUSIC AWARDS; Full Winner's List & Photo Highlights!
Singer Luke Bryan performs

Grande, Rihanna & More at iHEART RADIO MUSIC AWARDS; Full Winner's List & Photo Highlights!
Recording artist Adam Lambert

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