Jason Derulo To Host The iHeartRadio Music Awards On Sunday, April 3rd
March 17, 2016 at 6:14 AM (PT)
The third annual iHEARTRADIO MUSIC AWARDS will be hosted by JASON DERULO on SUNDAY, APRIL 3rd at the historic Forum in LOS ANGELES. The event will air live on TBS, TNT and truTV at 8p (ET)/5p (PT) and will be simulcast on iHEARTMEDIA stations nationwide, as well as on the iHEARTRADIO digital music platform.
The 2016 telecast will feature live performances by ZAYN, CHRIS BROWN, DNCE, FETTY WAP and DEMI LOVATO who were added to the list of already announced performers including JUSTIN BIEBER and MEGHAN TRAINOR, with more to come. The telecast will also feature first-time duets and collaborations, celebrity guest appearances, live award presentations, and special performances by PITBULL and MAROON 5 that will be simulcast from the CAPITAL ONE JAMFEST, which is part of the MARCH MADNESS MUSIC FESTIVAL taking place in HOUSTON.
"iHEARTRADIO has been such an important supporter of mine, and I'm thrilled and honored to be hosting this year's iHEARTRADIO MUSIC AWARDS," said JASON DERULO. "2015 was an incredible year for so many talented artists. It's going to be a great night of celebration and performance for music fans all across the country, and I couldn't be more excited to be a part of it."
"Over the past four years we have seen JASON evolve into a global superstar," said iHEARTMEDIA Pres./Entertainment Enterprises JOHN SYKES. "When we were choosing a host, there was no doubt in our minds that JASON was the man for the job."
"JASON DERULO embodies all of the qualities of the perfect host for our show," said Pres./National Programming Group TOM POLEMAN. "Anyone who has ever seen JASON perform knows that he has the rare ability to completely connect with his audience. Since the iHEARTRADIO MUSIC AWARDS is about bringing fans and artists together, there is no better liaison than JASON. He is a creative and talented artist with the same passion and energy as our fans, making him the perfect bridge between the two groups."