NEW YORK (April 30, 2018) – iHeartMedia announced today the return of the annual star-studded iHeartRadio Music Festival on September 21 and 22 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, and its Daytime Stage, which will take place at the Las Vegas Festival Grounds on Saturday, Sept. 22. The Daytime Stage will feature live performances by both popular and emerging artists including first-revealed performers Dua Lipa, 5 Seconds of Summer, Lil Uzi Vert, Dustin Lynch, Bazzi, Belly, Bobby Bones and the Raging Idiots and Greta Van Fleet with more to be announced. The main stage performance lineup for the 2018 iHeartRadio Music Festival will be announced at a later date.
In addition to live performances, the Daytime Stage will also feature fan zones and interactive experiences by iHeartRadio's brand partners. Tickets for the Daytime Stage at the iHeartRadio Music Festival will go on sale Thursday, May 3 at 10 a.m. PT/1 p.m. ET and start at $29 plus taxes and fees. Fans can visit iHeartRadio.com/Tickets to purchase tickets. For news and information about the Daytime Stage fans can visit iHeartRadio.com/DayStage or follow #iHeartDayStage on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
The “Macy’s iHeartRadio Rising Star” talent search will also return for the seventh year in a row providing emerging artists the chance to perform on the same stage as music's biggest superstars at the 2018 iHeartRadio Music Festival. Starting in early May, iHeartRadio listeners and Macy’s shoppers will once again have their chance to cast their votes for their favorite up-and-coming artists, and by voting, fans will also be entered for a chance to win a trip to Las Vegas for the 2018 iHeartRadio Music Festival.
The “Macy’s iHeartRadio Rising Star” winner will take the stage as the opening act of the epic two-night event. Since the launch of the first iHeartRadio Music Festival in 2011 the star-studded lineups have featured live performances by superstars including U2, Sting, Drake, Bruno Mars, Coldplay, The Weeknd, Rihanna, Jennifer Lopez, Elton John, Lady Gaga, Jay Z, Ed Sheeran, Kings of Leon, Harry Styles, Miley Cyrus, Lorde, Zac Brown Band, twenty one pilots, and more. More details on the “Macy’s iHeartRadio Rising Star” talent search will be available soon at iHeartRadio.com/RisingStar.
The iHeartRadio Music Festival will broadcast live on iHeartMedia Contemporary Hit Radio (CHR) stations across the country that weekend including the iconic Z100 in New York; KIIS-FM in Los Angeles; Y100 in Miami; KISS FM in Dallas, Chicago and Boston; as well as many more, and will also be featured as an exclusive national television broadcast special on The CW Network at a later date.?
Proud partners of this year’s event include 1800® Tequila, Bai Beverage, Bioré® Skincare, Capital One®, The CW Network, Macy's, Taco Bell® with more to be announced.
With over a quarter of a billion monthly listeners in the U.S. and over 129 million social followers, iHeartMedia has the largest national reach of any radio or television outlet in America. As the leading media company in the U.S., iHeartMedia serves over 150 local markets through 849 owned radio stations, and the company’s radio stations and content can be heard on AM/FM, on satellite, at iHeartRadio.com, on the company’s station websites and on iHeartRadio, iHeartMedia’s digital music, podcast, on demand and live streaming radio service, available on over 250 platforms and 2,000 devices, including on digital auto dashes, tablets, wearables and smartphones, on virtual assistants, smart speakers, TVs and gaming consoles.
iHeartRadio offers users the country’s top live radio stations, personalized custom artist stations created by just one song or seed artist, on demand features and the top podcasts and personalities. The all-in-one digital service has more than 1.7 billion downloads, 110 million registered users and is the No. 1 commercial radio podcaster in the U.S.
iHeartMedia’s platforms include radio broadcasting, online, mobile, digital, social, podcasts, personalities and influencers, live concerts and events, syndication, music research services and independent media representation. iHeartMedia is a division of iHeartMedia, Inc. (PINK: IHRTQ).
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