iHeartRadio Music Awards Adds Dance Artist of the Year Category

David Guetta
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David Guetta performs on day 3 of the New Look Wireless Festival at Finsbury Park on July 5, 2015 in London, England. 

Dance music is at the pop culture forefront, so it only makes sense that a dance artist of the year category has been added to he iHeartRadio Music Awards.

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The nominees include Calvin Harris, David Guetta, Major Lazer, Skrillex & Diplo and Zedd. A few of these nominees also grabbed nods in the categories for dance song of the year and best collaboration. Dynamic duo Disclosure is up for best cover song following their “Hotline Bling” collab with Sam Smith.

Check out the dance nominations below:

Dance Artist of the Year (New Category)
Calvin Harris
David Guetta
Major Lazer
Skrillex & Diplo
Zedd

Dance Song of the Year
David Guetta featuring Nicki Minaj, Bebe Rexha & Afrojack — “Hey Mama”
Major Lazer & DJ Snake featuring MØ — “Lean On”
Mr. Probz — “Waves”
Skrillex & Diplo with Justin Bieber — “Where Are Ü Now?”
DJ Snake & AlunaGeorge — “You Know You Like It”

Best Collaboration *Socially Voted Category
Taylor Swift featuring Kendrick Lamar — “Bad Blood”
Meghan Trainor featuring John Legend — “Like I’m Gonna Lose You”
Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth — “See You Again”
Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars — “Uptown Funk”
Skrillex & Diplo with Justin Bieber — “Where Are Ü Now?” 

Best Cover Song (New Category) *Socially Voted Category
Ryan Adams covering Taylor Swift — 1989 (Album in Full)
Alessia Cara covering Taylor Swift — “Bad Blood”
Kelly Clarkson covering Rihanna — “Bitch Better Have My Money”
Pentatonix covering Omi — “Cheerleader”
Troy Sivan covering Selena Gomez And Justin Bieber — “Hands To Myself/Sorry”
Demi Lovato covering Adele — “Hello”
Justin Bieber covering Drake — “Hotline Bling”
Sam Smith & Disclosure covering Drake — “Hotline Bling”
Ed Sheeran covering Fetty Wap — “Trap Queen”
Fifth Harmony, Jasmine V, Jacob Whitesides and Mahogany Lox covering Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars — “Uptown Funk”

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