Ed Sheeran, Taylor Swift Win Top Honors at iHeartRadio Music Awards
Sheeran also took home the best song honors for "Shape of You", which beat Luis Fonsi's and Daddy Yankee's "Despacito," The Chainsmokers' and Coldplay's "Something Just Like This," Bruno Mars' "That's What I Like" and "Wild Thoughts" by DJ Khaled featuring Rihanna and Bryson Tiller.
The best song nominees won in other categories. Something Just Like This won for best collaboration and Wild Thoughts won for best hip-hop song.
And although Luis Fonsi lost in the best song and best collaboration categories, he was named best Latin artist, beating out Shakira, Nicky Jam, J Balvin and CNCO.
Other winners included Maroon 5 for best group, Niall Horan for best new pop artist, Imagine Dragons for best alternative rock artist and Judah & The Lion for best new alternative rock artist. But it was Portugal. The Man that was recognized for best alternative rock song of the year for their hit, Feel it Still, which beat two Imagine Dragons songs -- Believer and Thunder.
The first ever iHeartRadio Icon Award was given to Bon Jovi, who will be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame next month. The band then performed two of their best-known hits, "You Give Love A Bad Name" and "It's My Life."
2018 iHeartRadio Music Awards Red Carpet Photos
By Ray Downs, UPI.com
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