The 2014 iHeartRadio Music Awards was the inaugural music award show presented by iHeartMedia's platform iHeartRadio and NBC. The awards were held on May 1, 2014, at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. The awards show was announced on February 26, 2014. The nominations were compiled by the results of Mediabase charts, listener feedback and digital streaming data from the iHeartRadio platform and announced on March 26, 2014. The awards recognized the biggest artists and songs of the year. The show was directed by Hamish Hamilton. The voting took place on iHeartRadio's official webpage except for the "Instagram Award", where voting took place on social network Instagram.
|2014 iHeartRadio Music Awards|
|Date||Thursday, May 1, 2014|
|Location||Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles|
|Most awards||Rihanna (4)|
|Most nominations||Rihanna (8)|
Rihanna led the nominations with eight and also became the biggest winner of the night with four wins including Artist of the Year and Song of the Year.
NBC's telecast of the iHeartRadio Music Awards drew 5.4 million viewers overall and a rating of 1.7 in the key 18-to-49-year-old demographic.
|"Wild Wild Love"|
|Blake Shelton||Luke Bryan||"That's My Kind of Night"|
|Ashley Greene||Ed Sheeran||"The A Team"|
|Lil Jon||Ariana Grande||"The Way"|
|L.A. Reid||Usher||Dance to "Love Never Felt So Good"|
|Dan Reynolds||Kendrick Lamar||"California Love"|
|Chester Bennington||Thirty Seconds to Mars||"City of Angels"|
|Shakira||Blake Shelton||"Doin' What She Likes"|
|Arcade Fire||"Normal Person"|
|Gwen Stefani||Pharrell Williams||"Come Get It Bae"|
- Pitbull — Presented Hip-Hop/R&B Song of the Year
- Selena Gomez — Presented Tribute of Female Artist
- Blake Shelton — Introduced Luke Bryan
- Pharrell Williams — Best Collaboration
- Adam Lambert — Introduced Bastille
- Lionel Richie — Presented Best Lyrics
- Ashley Greene — Introduced Ed Sheeran
- Lil Jon— Introduced Ariana Grande
- Jared Leto — Presented Best New Artist
- L.A. Reid — Introduced Usher
- Mel B — Presented Best Fan Army
- Dan Reynolds — Introduced Kendrick Lamar
- Jason Ritter — Presented iHeartRadio Instagram Award
- Hilary Duff — Presented iHeartRadio Young Influencer Award
- Joe Manganiello — Presented Alternative Rock Song of the Year
- Chester Bennington — Introduced Thirty Seconds To Mars
- Sean "Diddy" Combs — Presented Song of the Year
- Juanes — Introduced Shakira
- Bobby Bones — Presented Country Song of the Year
- Shakira — Introduced Blake Shelton
- Juicy J — Presented EDM Song of the Year
- Gwen Stefani — Presented iHeartRadio Innovator Award
- Jennifer Lopez and Ryan Seacrest — Presented Artist of the Year
Winners and nomineesEdit
Multiple nominations and awardsEdit
|Macklemore & Ryan Lewis|
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