Morgan Wallen wins iHeartRadio Music Award for Country Album of the Year


Morgan Wallen is officially the winner of the 2022 iHeartRadio Music Awards. The “Whiskey Glasses” singer won the Country Album of the Year Award after releasing Dangerous: the double album Last year. The massive collection includes “Sand In My Boots”, “7 Summers”, “More Than My Hometown” and other fan favorite tracks.

Wallen’s latest award follows a three-night concert series at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. Wallen – who also published cross-gender collaboration with Lil Durk earlier this year – packed his 26-song list with some of his biggest hits and featured several surprise guests at the star-studded shows, including Larry Fleet, Ronnie Dunn of Brooks & Dunn, ROBUST, jimmy allen and more. Amid the Bridgestone concerts, Wallen hosted an exclusive performance for eight fans on Saturday night (March 19). days later, he shared a new post on Instagram admitting his exhaustion was intimidating, but “those fans were so cool and grateful. They brought an energy to this room that made me dig a little deeper than I knew I could. I didn’t sing the best I ever had or play the best I ever had. But not only did I end up enjoying it, it ended up being a musical experience I’ll never forget. I had a lot last week. So thank you to the 8 people from last night. I know you represent countless others. Extremely grateful for the connection we have through this music.

LL cool J is set to host the iHeartRadio Music Awards, which will include a highly anticipated performance from Jennifer Lopez and other iconic artists from across genres. Award categories include First-Ever TikTok Songwriter of the Year and Best Comeback Album, Best Fan Army, Best Lyrics, Best Cover Song, Best Music Video, Social Star Award, Favorite Tour Photographer and TikTok Bop of the Year. Follow the winners throughout the evening here.

Fans can tune in to watch the 2022 iHeartRadio Music Awards Tuesday, March 22 on FOX from 8-10 p.m. ET (PT Delayed). The show will also air on iHeartMedia radio stations across the country and on the iHeartRadio app. And just before the show, fans can tune in to watch a live stream of the iHeartRadio Music Awards red carpet! Presented by the US Department of Health and Human Services at 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT, hosted by iHeartRadio’s Emilie Curl, Sisanie and Tanya Rad.


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