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iHeartRadio Awards 2016 winners list: Taylor Swift, Selena Gomez, and more

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Taylor Swift won four awards during Sunday night’s iHeartRadio Music Awards, including Female Artist of the Year, Album of the Year (for 1989), Best Tour, and — perhaps most important in 2016 — Most Meme-able Moment for her “Blank Space” video.

Other winners included Swift’s boyfriend Calvin Harris (named Dance Artist of the Year), Adele, Justin Bieber, Drake, Selena Gomez, and Chris Brown, who topped Beyoncé in the R&B Artist of the Year category.

Ahead the full list of winners from the 2016 iHeartRadio Music Awards.

Song of the Year

“Blank Space,” Taylor Swift

“Can’t Feel My Face,” The Weeknd

WINNER: “Hello,” Adele

“Shut Up and Dance,” Walk the Moon

“Uptown Funk,” Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars

Female Artist of the Year

Adele

Carrie Underwood

Meghan Trainor

Selena Gomez

WINNER: Taylor Swift

Male Artist of the Year

Ed Sheeran

WINNER: Justin Bieber

Luke Bryan

Sam Smith

The Weeknd

Best New Artist

WINNER: Fetty Wap

Hozier

Sam Hunt

Shawn Mendes

Tove Lo

Best Duo/Group of the Year

Fall Out Boy

WINNER: Maroon 5

One Direction

Walk the Moon

Zac Brown Band

Album of the Year

WINNER: 1989, Taylor Swift

25, Adele

Beauty Behind the Madness, The Weeknd

In the Lonely Hour, Sam Smith

X, Ed Sheeran

Best Tour

Foo Fighters

Garth Brooks

Luke Bryan

WINNER: Taylor Swift

U2

Alternative Rock Artist of the Year

AWOLNATION

Foo Fighters

Muse

WINNER: Twenty One Pilots

X Ambassadors

Alternative Rock Song of the Year

“Cigarette Daydreams,” Cage The Elephant

“Ex’s & Oh’s,” Elle King

“Renegades,” X Ambassadors

“Shut Up and Dance,” Walk the Moon

WINNER: “Stressed Out,” Twenty One Pilots

Rock Artist of the Year

Breaking Benjamin

Disturbed

Five Finger Death Punch

WINNER: Foo Fighters

Three Days Grace

Rock Song of the Year

“Cut the Cord,” Shinedown

“Failure,” Breaking Benjamin

“Footsteps,” Pop Evil

WINNER: “Heavy Is the Head,” Zac Brown Band featuring Chris Cornell

“I Am Machine,” Three Days Grace

Country Song of the Year

WINNER: “Buy Me a Boat,” Chris Janson

“Homegrown,” Zac Brown Band

“I See You,” Luke Bryan

“Lose My Mind,” Brett Eldredge

“Take Your Time,” Sam Hunt

Country Artist of the Year

Blake Shelton

Brad Paisley

WINNER: Luke Bryan

Sam Hunt

Thomas Rhett

Dance Song of the Year

“Hey Mama,” David Guetta featuring Nicki Minaj, Bebe Rexha & Afrojack

“Lean On,” Major Lazer & DJ Snake featuring MØ

“Waves,” Mr. Probz

WINNER: “Where Are Ü Now,” Skrillex & Diplo with Justin Bieber

“You Know You Like It,” DJ Snake & AlunaGeorge

Dance Artist of the Year

WINNER: Calvin Harris

David Guetta

Major Lazer

Skrillex & Diplo

Zedd

Hip Hop Song of the Year

“Blessings,” Big Sean featuring Drake & Kanye West

“Flex (Ooh, Ooh, Ooh),” Rich Homie Quan

WINNER: “Hotline Bling,” Drake

“Trap Queen,” Fetty Wap

“Truffle Butter,” Nicki Minaj featuring Drake & Lil Wayne

Hip Hop Artist of the Year

Big Sean

WINNER: Drake

Fetty Wap

Future

J. Cole

R&B Song of the Year

“Bitch Better Have My Money,” Rihanna

WINNER: “Earned It,” The Weeknd

“Planes,” Jeremih featuring J. Cole

“Post To Be,” Omarion featuring Chris Brown & Jhene Aiko

“The Hills,” The Weeknd

R&B Artist of the Year

Beyoncé

WINNER: Chris Brown

The Weeknd

Trey Songz

Usher

Latin Song of the Year

“Ay Vamos,” J Balvin

WINNER: “El Perdón,” Nicky Jam & Enrique Iglesias

“Hilito,” Romeo Santos

“La Gozadera,” Gente De Zona featuring Marc Anthony

“Mi Verdad,” Maná featuring Shakira

Latin Artist of the Year

Enrique Iglesias

J Balvin

Nicky Jam

WINNER: Pitbull

Prince Royce

strong>Regional Mexican Song of the Year

“Aunque Ahora Estés Con Él,” Calibre 50

“Eres Una Niña,” Gerardo Ortiz

WINNER: “Levantando Polvadera,” Voz de Mando

“Mi Vicio Más Grande,” Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizárraga

“Te Metiste,” Ariel Camacho y Los Plebes del Rancho

Regional Mexican Artist of the Year

WINNER: Banda Los Recoditos

Calibre 50

Gerardo Ortiz

Julión Álvarez y Su Norteño Banda

Voz De Mando

Best Lyrics

“Die A Happy Man,” Thomas Rhett

WINNER: “Fight Song,” Rachel Platten

“Hello,” Adele

“Photograph,” Ed Sheeran

“See You Again,” Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth

Best Collaboration

“Bad Blood,” Taylor Swift featuring Kendrick Lamar

“Like I’m Gonna Lose You,” Meghan Trainor featuring John Legend

“See You Again,” Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth

WINNER: “Uptown Funk,” Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars

“Where Are Ü Now,” Skrillex & Diplo with Justin Bieber

Best Cover Song

1989 (Album in Full), Ryan Adams covering Taylor Swift

“Bad Blood,” Alessia Cara covering Taylor Swift

“Bitch Better Have My Money,” Kelly Clarkson covering Rihanna

“Cheerleader,” Pentatonix covering Omi

“Hands To Myself/Sorry,” Troye Sivan covering Selena Gomez And Justin Bieber

“Hello,” Demi Lovato covering Adele

“Hotline Bling,” Justin Bieber covering Drake

“Hotline Bling,” Sam Smith & Disclosure covering Drake

“Trap Queen,” Ed Sheeran covering Fetty Wap

WINNER“Uptown Funk,” Fifth Harmony, Jasmine V, Jacob Whitesides and Mahogany Lox covering Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars

Best Song from a Movie

“Earned It,” The Weeknd (Fifty Shades of Grey)

“Love Me Like You Do,” Ellie Goulding (Fifty Shades of Grey)

“See You Again,” Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth (Furious 7)

WINNER: “Til It Happens To You,” Lady Gaga (The Hunting Ground)

“Writing’s On The Wall,” Sam Smith (Spectre)

Most Meme-able Moment

Adele and all of the “Hello” memes (Lionel Richie, Miss Piggy, Etc.)

Drake and “Hotline Bling”

Katy Perry and the Left Shark (from Super Bowl 49)

Kanye West and Kanye For President / Kanye 2020

WINNER: Taylor Swift’s “Crazy Girl” with Running Mascara (from “Blank Space” video)

Triple Threat

Lady Gaga, Singer/Actor/Activist

Hailee Steinfeld, Singer/Actor/Model

Jason Derulo, Singer/Host/Dancer

Jennifer Lopez, Singer/Actor/Dancer

Justin Timberlake, Singer/Actor/Dancer

Nick Jonas, Singer/Actor/Model

WINNER: Selena Gomez, Singer/Actor/Dancer

Troye Sivan, Singer/Actor/YouTuber

Usher, Singer/Actor/Dancer

Zendaya, Singer/Actor/Dancer

Best Fan Army

5 Seconds of Summer, 5SOSFam

Adam Lambert, Glamberts

Ariana Grande, Arianators

Demi Lovato, Lovatics

Fifth Harmony, Harmonizers

WINNER: Justin Bieber, Beliebers Little Mix, Mixers

Nicki Minaj, Barbz

One Direction, Directioners

Selena Gomez, Selenators

Shawn Mendes, Mendes Army

Taylor Swift, Swifties