Vegas Rocks With The 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival This Weekend
September 17, 2014 at 6:27 AM (PT)
LAS VEGAS is the place to be is this weekend (9/19-20), as the 2014 iHEARTRADIO MUSIC FESTIVAL hits the stage with host RYAN SEACREST.
This year's lineup will feature TAYLOR SWIFT, COLDPLAY, USHER, ARIANA GRANDE, NICKI MINAJ, MÖTLEY CRÜE, ZAC BROWN BAND, ONE DIRECTION, ED SHEERAN, PARAMORE, IGGY AZALEA, TRAIN, ERIC CHURCH, LORDE, CALVIN HARRIS, BASTILLE, STEVE AOKI and more.
The iHEARTRADIO MUSIC FESTIVAL VILLAGE will return to THE LOT across from LUXOR HOTEL & CASINO on SATURDAY afternoon with live performance by IGGY AZALEA, NEON TREES, KACEY MUSGRAVES, CHILDISH GAMBINO, MAGIC!, THE PRETTY RECKLESS, NICO & VINZ, LIL JON and more to be announced.
Through a national text-to-win contest more than 370 winners from across the country have been awarded exclusive VIP trips to the two-day concert event. The Grand Prize winner, KELLI PANKRATZ from WICHITA, and three friends will receive a weekend-long all-access experience at the iHEARTRADIO MUSIC FESTIVAL and Village.
They will be flown to LAS VEGAS on a private jet and upgraded to a Sky Loft suite at the MGM GRAND HOTEL & CASINO. PANKRATZ will then be given the celebrity treatment, with her picture on a digital billboard in LAS VEGAS and by introducing an act onstage at the Festival with RYAN SEACREST, which will also be included in the CW television special.
"Each year we bring the music of the iHEARTRADIO app to life at the iHEARTRADIO MUSIC FESTIVAL redefining the live music experience for fans across AMERICA with once-in-a-lifetime performances and incredible collaborations that nobody else can provide," iHEARTMEDIA Chairman/CEO BOB PITTMAN said when the lineup was first announced. "It's the ultimate celebration of artists and music, and for the fourth year in a row the Festival will make history with an extraordinary lineup of the biggest names in music across all genres."
"Year after year the iHEARTRADIO MUSIC FESTIVAL continues to deliver an unprecedented music experience for millions of fans nationwide. I couldn't be more excited to be part of it," said RYAN SEACREST. "The adrenaline-pumping performances by pop stars and legendary artists alike, the never-seen-before collaborations, the energy of the fans and the artists, this is truly an event like no other."
The iHEARTRADIO MUSIC FESTIVAL will broadcast live on iHEARTMEDIA radio stations for fans throughout the country across 150 markets and will stream live on YAHOO SCREEN each night at 7:30p (PT). The iHEARTRADIO MUSIC FESTIVAL will also return to The CW NETWORK as an exclusive two-night special on SEPTEMBER 29th and 30th from 8-10p.