Here Are the 6 Best Moments From the 2017 iHeartRadio Music Awards

The Grammys may be over, but some of music's biggest names gathered once again for the iHeartRadio Music Awards on Sunday (March 5).

Kicking off with Katy Perry, the show continued with performances by the likes of Big Sean, Ed Sheeran, The Chainsmokers, Shawn Mendes and more singing a slew of the year's most popular hits. Amidst the performances were a handful of notable moments -- typically there's as many good as there are bad, but the two-hour long broadcast really didn't have anything go wrong this year. From Justin Timberlake to DJ Khaled's little boy, we've rounded up the highlights from the star-studded event.

Take a look at our list of best moments from the 2017 iHeartRadio Music Awards below.

Justin Timberlake telling the haters what's up

After winning the first -- and one of the biggest -- awards of the night for song of the year ("Can't Stop the Feeling!"), Timberlake gave a rather funny speech that came to a close with a heartfelt message to fans who may be dealing with haters. "Anyone that is treating you unkindly and it's only because they are afraid or they were taught to be afraid of how important you are," he said. "Because being different means you make the difference, so f--- 'em." 

Miley Cyrus fangirling over her sister

Before Noah Cyrus took the stage for her first award show performance, her big sis excitedly introduced her in just about the biggest fangirl way possible. Sporting a "I Heart Noah" shirt and poster, Miley referred to Noah as her favorite person in the whole world, proclaiming that "2017 is going to be Noah's year" -- and it was just about as adorable as any proud sister moment would be.

DJ Khaled? showing off his baby boy 

While introducing Ed Sheeran's medley performance of "Shape of You" and "Castle on the Hill," DJ Khaled had an adorable little sidekick to enhance his iHeartRadio Music Awards appearance: His 4-month-old son, Asahd. Although there was some concern for the boy's little ears (and the fact that DJ Khaled was talking about clubbing while holding his child), it was pretty hard not to gush over what a precious son he has.

Ansel Elgort fanboying over The Chainsmokers

The actor-turned-DJ did the honors of presenting the award for dance song of the year, already professing his love for the Chainsmokers by busting into their record-breaking hit "Closer" before even announcing the winner. "Closer" happened to take the prize, and Elgort could not contain his excitement about it -- thrusting his arms in the air and everything.

Halsey giving a shout-out to Blink-182

During her acceptance speech for dance song of the year with The Chainsmokers, Halsey had to make sure that the rock band she references in "Closer" got some recognition:

Coldplay enlisting little kids for their acceptance speech

The British rockers were awarded best tour, and because frontman Chris Martin was the only Coldplay member to make it to this year's awards, he enlisted the help of some younger fill-ins to make for an adorable speech -- and make a joke about giving One Direction a run for their money.


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