Drake tops iHeartRadio Music Awards nominations


January 05, 2017


Drake leads the nominations for the 2017 iHeartRadio Music Awards with 12, including male artiste of the year.

Electronic duo The Chainsmokers has 11 nominations, including song of the year for Closer with Halsey.

iHeartMedia and Turner announced the nominees Wednesday.

It was also announced that Bruno Mars will perform at the fourth annual awards show, to be held March 5 in Los Angeles.

It will be televised on TBS, TNT and truTV, as well as simulcast on iHeartMedia stations.

This year's show has been expanded to more than 30 categories.

Other multiple nominees include twenty-one pilots, Rihanna, Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, BeyoncE, Daya, Halsey, Nicky Jam and Sia.

Tickets go on sale Friday.