iHeartRadio Female Artist of the Year: Rihanna or Taylor Swift? | The Tylt
iHeartRadio Female Artist of the Year: Rihanna or Taylor Swift?
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!
Don't forget to cast your vote for the rest of our Female Artist of the Year bracket below:
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.🎶
Taylor shut it down with "Look What You Made Me Do," topping the Billboard Hot 100. She directed the lyrics to her haters who blasted her for being a snake over the years. She said it best with, "I'm sorry, the old Taylor can't come to the phone right now. Why? Oh, 'cause she's dead!" Although Kendrick Lamar's "Damn" is regarded as Billboard's top album of 2017 based on the chart's calendar, Taylor released the top-selling album of the year with "Reputation."
🎶 I don't like your little games. Don't like your tilted stage. The role you made me play...of the fool, no, I don't like you. I don't like your perfect crime. How you laugh when you lie. You said the gun was mine. Isn't cool, no, I don't like you (oh).🎶