iHeartRadio Music Festival Lineup Announced
July 15, 2013 at 6:07 AM (PT)
CCM+E's third annual iHEARTRADIO MUSIC FESTIVAL has been announced for SEPTEMBER 20th-21st at the MGM GRAND in LAS VEGAS.
The lineup features some of the biggest names in music:
JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE, KATY PERRY, J. COLE, ELTON JOHN, MUSE, TIESTO, CHRIS BROWN, KEITH URBAN, fun., MIGUEL, BRUNO MARS, PHOENIX, ZEDD, MAROON 5, TIM MCGRAW, KE$HA, THIRTY SECONDS TO MARS, BENNY BENASSI, QUEEN + ADAM LAMBERT, this year's MACY's iHEARTRADIO RISING STAR winner, THE SUMMER SET and other special surprise guests to be announced later.
And this year there is the addition of the iHEARTRADIO MUSIC FESTIVAL VILLAGE, an outdoor daytime concert spread out over 15 acres right off the LAS VEGAS STRIP featuring performances by MILEY CYRUS, THE WANTED, JASON DERULO, THE BAND PERRY, AVRIL LAVIGNE, KREWELLA, CHER LLOYD, twenty one pilots, PETE TONG, AWOLNATION, and a special guest performance by NE-YO.
RYAN SEACREST, host and producer of the top-rated nationally syndicated LA morning drivetime show, "ON AIR WITH RYAN SEACREST" on CLEAR CHANNEL' Top 40 102.7 KIIS-FM/LOS ANGELES, will return for a third record-breaking year to host the FESTIVAL, kicking off the two-day event on the evening of FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 20th at the MGM GRAND ARENA in LAS VEGAS.
"Last year, the iHEARTRADIO MUSIC FESTIVAL sold out in minutes, trended worldwide on TWITTER, dominated the media and ruled the airwaves, and inspired fans from all around the world," said SEACREST. "This year, the iHEARTRADIO MUSIC FESTIVAL becomes a trilogy -- remixing, redefining and rewriting music history. I couldn't be more excited to be a part of this must-see, one-of-a-kind total music experience."
The iHEARTRADIO MUSIC FESTIVAL is co-produced by CLEAR CHANNEL Pres./Entertainment Enterprises JOHN SYKES, and CCM+E Pres./National Programming Platforms TOM POLEMAN.
Tickets go on sale SATURDAY, JULY 20th, 2013 at 1p (ET).
The FESTIVAL will broadcast live across CLEAR CHANNEL radio stations in 150 markets nationwide, and this year will air as a two-night special on THE CW NETWORK on SEPT. 30th (night one) at 8-10p (ET/PT) and OCTOBER 1st (night two) at 8-10p (ET/PT), to launch the network's fall season.