US: BMG artists and songwriters nominated for iHeartRadio Music Awards
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BMG artists and songwriters were recently honored with nominations for the 2020 iHeartRadio Music Awards. The iHeartRadio Music Awards honor the most-played artists and songs on iHeartRadio stations throughout 2019, while also offering a preview of the upcoming hits of 2020. Featuring live performances from the biggest artists, as well as surprise duets and collaborations, this year’s show is set to take place on Sunday, March 29, at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. The star-studded event will celebrate all of the amazing music and talented artists over the last year.
US and UK chart-topping BMG publishing client Lewis Capaldi received a nomination for Best New Pop Artist, while BMG publishing client Cage The Elephant received two nominations for Alternative Rock Song of the Year and Alternative Rock Artist of the Year. Rock music continues to reign as break out BMG recording artists The Glorious Sons received two nominations for Best New Rock/Alternative Rock Artist and Rock Song of the Year with BMG recording artists Godsmack receiving honors for Rock Artist of the Year. In country music, BBR Music Group artists Jimmie Allen and Runaway June are both up for Best New Country Artist.
Additionally, a number of BMG songwriters contributed to nominations including Latin Pop/Urban Song of the Year ‘Taki Taki’ by DJ Snake featuring Selena Gomez, Ozuna & Cardi B, co-written by BMG publishing client Ava Brignol; Best Cover Song ‘break up with your girlfriend, i’m bored’ covered by Lana Del Rey (co-written by BMG songwriter Kevin Briggs), ‘Someone You Loved’ covered by Camila Cabello (co-written by BMG songwriters Tom Barnes; Lewis Capaldi; Peter Kelleher; Benjamin Kohn), and ‘Sucker’ covered by Halsey (co-written by BMG songwriter Homer Steinweiss).
Best Lyrics nominees include ‘7 Rings’, co-written by BMG songwriters Charles Anderson, Thomas Brown, Michael Foster, Kimberly Krysiuk, and Victoria Monet; and ‘Someone You Loved’ co-written by BMG songwriters Tom Barnes, Lewis Capaldi, Peter Kelleher, and Benjamin Kohn.
Additionally, ‘7 Rings’ and ‘Sucker’ received nominations for Best Music Video, with ‘7 Rings’ also receiving a nomination for Favorite Music Video Choreography.
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Best New Country Artist:
Latin Pop/Urban Song of the Year:
Best Cover Song:
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Favorite Music Video Choreography: (New Category)
January 10, 2020 10:00am ET by Pressparty