By Nicole Mastrogiannis, iheart.com
Chance the Rapper is the newest recipient of the Innovator Award during this year’s iHeartRadio Music Awards. At just 24 years old, Chance joins previous Innovator Award winners Pharrell Williams, Justin Timberlake, U2, and Bruno Mars.
Three-time Grammy winner (and seven-time nominee) Chance the Rapper is recognized for his groundbreaking accomplishments in music and undeniable contributions to social causes. As an independent artist, he has risen to the top of hip-hop superstardom and uses his voice to fight for youth empowerment through the arts, and education through his non-profit organization, SocialWorks.