iHeartRadio Music Festival At MGM Grand Hotel & Casino Lineup Released
July 30, 2015 at 6:13 AM (PT)
iHEARTMEDIA has made public the lineup for the fifth annual iHEARTRADIO MUSIC FESTIVAL, taking place on SEPTEMBER 18th and 19th in LAS VEGAS. This year's lineup will feature KANYE WEST, SAM SMITH, THE WHO, COLDPLAY, DEMI LOVATO, DAVID GUETTA, KENNY CHESNEY, THE WEEKND, TOVE LO, LIL WAYNE, FALL OUT BOY, DISCLOSURE, HOZIER, JASON DERULO, DURAN DURAN, PRINCE ROYCE, DIPLO, TREY SONGZ, THE KILLERS, BLAKE SHELTON, NICK JONAS, JANET JACKSON and more. The iHEARTRADIO MUSIC FESTIVAL will also include performances from this year's MACY'S iHEARTRADIO Rising Star winner, CHRISTINA GRIMMIE, as well as other surprise special guests.
The weekend-long concert event will kick off FRIDAY evening, SEPTEMBER 18th at the MGM GRAND Garden Arena with host RYAN SEACREST.
The Daytime Village will return to the MGM Resorts Village across from the LUXOR HOTEL AND CASINO on SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19th with performances by DEMI LOVATO, HOZIER, TOVE LO, TREY SONGZ, WALK THE MOON, NICK JONAS, BIG SEAN, LEE BRICE, GEORGE EZRA, TORI KELLY, ECHOSMITH, JAMES BAY, THE STRUTS, ZELLA DAY and SHAWN MENDES. The Daytime Village will also feature fan zones and interactive experiences by iHEARTRADIO's brand partners.
"Each year we look to create history with the iHEARTRADIO MUSIC FESTIVAL by curating a lineup of the biggest artists from every genre. What makes this show unlike all others is that every artist is a massive star and could easily headline the MGM Arena on their own," said iHEARTMEDIA Pres./National Programming Platforms TOM POLEMAN. "With unbelievable live performances and collaborations, every year the iHEARTRADIO MUSIC FESTIVAL and Daytime Village are the ultimate celebrations of artists and music."
The festival will broadcast live on iHEARTMEDIA radio stations for fans throughout the country across 150 markets and will stream live on YAHOO SCREEN at yahoo.com/iheart each night at 7:30p (PST). 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.
"If you are a music fan, you will be able to find this year's festival everywhere you turn … on the radio, online and on television," said Pres./Entertainment Enterprises JOHN SYKES. "By making it available to so many people, we generate billions of social media impressions throughout the weekend."