The country superstar and Georgia native performed a trio of songs, including “Dirt Road Anthem,” his multi-week chart-topping hit, “If I Didn’t Love You,” and his latest single “Trouble With A Heartbreak.”
Jason Aldean & Carrie Underwood Won Country Song Of The Year At The 2022 iHeartRadio Awards
Following his performance, Aldean was awarded the iHeartRadio Award for Country Song Of The Year for his chart-topping collaboration with Carrie Underwood, “If I Didn’t Love You.”
iHeartRadio’s reigning Best New Country Artist and Aldean’s labelmate, Lainey Wilson, was on hand to present the George native with the award. The country superstar accepted the trophy from Wilson and shared a heartfelt speech.
“Thank you guys, a huge thanks to [Carrie Underwood] and her team at Universal,” Aldean said, thanking his collaborator, who was not present to accept the honor with him as she is currently in the midst of her Las Vegas residency.
He went on to thank his team at Broken Bow/BMG, family, friends, iHeartRadio stations as well as his four children and wife, Brittany Aldean.
“Thank you so much to my team for working this song and making it such a big song for us this year,” Aldean continued. “All the stations at iHeart that played this song, thank you guys so much. The fans, my family, my wife… Who we just celebrated our seventh anniversary yesterday, I love you baby. My kids, Keeley, Kendyl, Memphis, Navy at home, I love you guys. My producer, Michael Knox, who cut an unbelievable record on this song. Thank y’all so much and It’s been a huge year. The fans, thank you, I love you guys.”
— iHeartRadio (@iHeartRadio) March 23, 2022
Hosted by LL Cool J, the 2022 iHeartRadio Music Awards also featured performances from Aldean, Jennifer Lopez, Megan Thee Stallion, Jason Aldean, John Legend, Charlie Puth, and Maneskin.
In addition to performance, the 2-hour awards show included a star-studded list of special appearances by Olivia Rodrigo, Silk Sonic, Lil Nas X, Billy Porter, The Kid LAROI, David Guetta, Avril Lavigne, Shaun White, All Time Low, Willow Smith, Robin Thicke, Nicole Scherzinger, Gina Torres, Oliver Hudson, Taylor Momsen, Lainey Wilson, Dove Cameron, Danica McKellar and more.
2022 iHeartRadio Music Awards aired on Tuesday, March 22, at 8/7c on FOX Network.
The event also streamed on iHeartMedia radio stations nationwide as well as on the iHeartRadio app.