The first-ever iHeartRadio Music Awards -- in which winners are determined by music fans all over the country -- are set to go off on May 1st at Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. 

Awards will be given out in 13 categories across all genres of music. The pool of nominees has been determined by how many times an artist or song has been thumbed-up, had an iHeartRadio station created for them, been discovered on the Shazam app or been mentioned in social media. 

Check out the initial nominees here:

·         Artist of the Year

·         Best New Artist

·         Song of the Year

·         Country Song of the Year

·         EDM Song of the Year

·         Hip Hop/R&B Song of the Year

·         Alt Rock Song of the Year

·         Best Lyrics,

·         Best Collaboration 

 

The iHeartRadio Music Awards will air live on NBC and promises to be chock-full of performances and never-before-seen collaborations. 

 

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