96.5 TDY Awards 2020: BTS to Niall Horan, how to vote, nominations, date, time and all you need to know about radio show

The awards will take place on January 16, 2021, and the Fandom of the Year award seems to be the category keeping Army, Blinks, Swifties and Louies on their toes

                            96.5 TDY Awards 2020: BTS to Niall Horan, how to vote, nominations, date, time and all you need to know about radio show
Niall Horan, Cardi B, BTS (Getty Images)

TDY Awards 2020 presented by 96.5 Radio.com brings a new generation concept for award shows, which are completely controlled by fans. All the winners are decided through 100% fan voting, and that's what makes the event so popular and widely-awaited. The award show for the radio network set to take place on January 16th, beginning at 7 PM ET has announced the last set of category, Fandom of the Year for which all the major fandoms are nominated including BTS Army, BLACKPINK BLINKS, Taylor Swift Swifties, Louie Tomlinson Louies and more.


According to the Radio Network, 96.5 TDY award show will also have quite a few surprise performances for the fans on January 16th when the list of all the winners will be announced. Some of the most popular categories of the awards include- Artist of the year. Album of the year, Best music video of the year, Top collab of 2020, top new artist, Bop of the year, and Fandom of the year 2020. Take a look below to know more about the nominees of major categories

Date and time

TDY Awards 2020 will take place on January 16th, beginning at 7 PM ET.

How to watch?

TDY Award show will be aired through LIVE, ON-AIR broadcast on 96.5 Radio network.


Bop of the year

Be Kind’ - Marshmello & Halsey

‘Be Like That’ - KaneBrown, SwaeLee & Khalid

‘Blinding Lights’ - TheWeeknd

‘Cardigan’ - Taylor Swift

‘Dynamite’ -  BTS

‘Intentions’ Justin Bieber & Quavo

‘Midnight Sky’ - Miley Cyrus

‘POPSTAR’ - DJ Khaled & Drake

‘Savage’ - Megan Thee Stallion

‘Rockstar’ Dababy & RoddyRicch

‘WAP’ -  Cardi B &  Megan Thee Stallion

‘Watermelon Sugar’ Harry Styles

‘What A Man Gotta Do’  Jonas Brothers

Album of the year

'After Hours' - The Weeknd

'All About Love' - MONSTAX

'Calm' -  5SOS

'Changes' - Justin Bieber

'Chromatica' - Lady Gaga

'Fine Line'  Harry Styles

'Folklore' - Taylor Swift

'Future Nostalgia' - Dua Lipa

'Manic' - Halsey

'Map of the Soul: 7' - BTS

'Rare' - Selena Gomez

'Smile' - Katy Perry

'Walls' - Louis Tomlinson

Artist of the year



Cardi B

Dua Lipa,

Ariana Grande

Justin Beiber

Harry Styles

Lady Gaga

Megan Thee Stallion

Miley Cyrus

The Weeknd

Nial Horan

Lewis Capaldi



Top New Artist of the year


Conan Gray

Doja Cat

Gabby Barrett

Jack Harlow

Megan Thee Stallion

Noah Cyrus



Tate McRae

Best Social Media

Addison Rae

Charli D'Amelio

David Dobrik

Dixie D'Amelio


Jason Derulo

Madison Beer

Will Smith

Zach King

Best Music Video

‘Blinding Lights’ - The Weeknd

‘Dynamite’ - BTS

‘Heartbreak Weather’ - Niall Horan

‘Holiday’ - Little Mix

‘Holy’ - Justin Bieber & Chance The Rapper

‘Ice Cream’ - BLACKPINK & Selena Gomez

‘Physical’ - Dua Lipa

‘Rain On Me’ - Ariana Grande & Lady Gaga

‘The Man’ - Taylor Swift

‘WAP’ - Megan Thee Stallion & Cardi B

‘Watermelon Sugar’ - Harry Styles

To know how to vote for the current category, click here. Watch this space for more information. 

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