iHeartRadio Female Artist of the Year: Rihanna or Alessia Cara? | The Tylt

iHeartRadio Female Artist of the Year: Rihanna or Alessia Cara?

Rihanna and Alessia Cara gave us some of the best pop collaborations in 2017 and now they're both nominated for Female Artist of the Year at the 2018 iHeartRadio Music Awards. Rihanna's success from "Anti" carried over into 2017 with her 30th top 10 hit "Love on the Brain" and she scored one of the summer's biggest anthem with "Wild Thoughts." Alessia's riding high off of many top 10 solo hits, collaborations and the Grammy for Best New Artist. Who should win? 💓🎤

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On March 11, the 5th Annual iHeartRadio Music Awards is honoring the best music artists heard across radio stations throughout the year. Pop divas slayed in 2017; so the Tylt is joining in on the voting and bracketing which artist should win Female Artist of the Year. Unfortunately, our bracket had to leave someone off, and that's P!nk. Halsey, Alessia Cara, Rihanna and Taylor Swift were respectively among the top 10 female artists of 2017, according to Billboard. Fandoms can officially vote via iHeartRadio's site, but we are also asking you all to predict who will win the coveted award with our hashtags!

Taylor Swift and Halsey were both eliminated in round one of the bracket. Now it's Rihanna versus Alessia. Who should win?

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Rihanna steadily tops herself and reaches new heights. "Love on the Brain" became RiRi's landmark 30th top 10 hit single on the Billboard Hot 100 in early 2017. But that's not the only record she crushed this year. RiRi also broke Billboard's dry spell of not having any female pop singers in the top 5 on the Billboard Hot 100 with her summer anthem with DJ Khaled and Bryson Tiller, "Wild Thoughts."

Below are some lyrics from "Wild Thoughts," per Genius.

🎶I don't know if you could take it. Know you wanna see me nakey, nakey, naked. I wanna be your baby, baby, baby.🎶
🎶Wild, wild, wild. Wild, wild, wild thoughts. Wild, wild, wild. When I'm with you, all I get is wild thoughts.🎶

Check out the hot music video below.

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Alessia Cara won Best New Artist at the Grammys after years of grinding. She scored top 10 solo hits with "Here" and "Scars to Your Beautiful." And she gained top 10 collaborations with Zedd on "Stay," and with Logic and Khalid on "1-800-273-8255" in 2017. Alessia has arrived and she's "HERE" to "STAY."

Below are some notable lyrics to "Stay," per Genius.

🎶 All you have to do is stay a minute. Just take your time. The clock is ticking, so stay. All you have to do is wait a second. Your hands on mine. The clock is ticking, so stay.🎶

Watch the music video below. 

FINAL RESULTS
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iHeartRadio Female Artist of the Year: Rihanna or Alessia Cara?
A festive crown for the winner
#iHeartRihanna
#iHeartAlessia