Tuesday, March 4, 2014
– Country artists including Taylor Swift, Blake Shelton and Florida Georgia Lines, received iHeartRadio Music Awards nominations on Tuesday.
Swift received a nomination for Artist of the Year, as did Rihanna, Bruno Mars, Maroon 5, Justin Timberlake, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, P!nk, Katy Perry, Imagine Dragons and Robin Thicke.
Swift also earned a nomination for Best Fan Army. Others included Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, Katy Perry and Rihanna.
Country Song of the Year nominees were "Crash My Party" (Luke Bryan), "It Goes Like This" (Thomas Rhett), "That's My Kind of Night" (Bryan), "Mine Would Be You" (Blake Shelton), "Runnin' Outta Moonlight" (Randy Houser), "Boys Round Here" (Shelton), "Wagon Wheel" (Darius Rucker), "Get Your Shine On" (Florida Georgia Line), "Highway Don't Care" (Tim McGraw w/Taylor Swift and Keith Urban) and "Night Train" (Jason Aldean).
Florida Georgia Line also received a nomination for Best New Artist along with the likes of Lorde, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Imagine Dragons.
Shelton's "Mine Would Be You" was nominated in the Best Lyrics category. Others included "Royals" by Lord," "Just Give Me a Reason" by Pink, "Wake Me Up" from Avicii and from Lorde, Imagine Dragons, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, and others.
Fans will vote on the winners with the prizes being handed out May 1. The show airs live on NBC from Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium.