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iHeartMedia and Fox Broadcasting Company (FOX) announced today that the Backstreet Boys, Ella Mai, lovelytheband and Marshmello
with special guest Lauv will perform at the 2019 iHeartRadio Music
Awards, plus Travis
Barker and Yungblud will join Halsey
as special guest performers. Previously announced performers include Alicia Keys, Ariana
Grande, Halsey, Garth Brooks, John Legend
and Kacey Musgraves, with a special appearance by Taylor Swift. Hosted by Grammy Award winning singer and songwriter T-Pain, the live two-hour event airs Thursday, March 14 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX from Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.
The sixth annual event will also air live on iHeartMedia radio stations nationwide and iHeartRadio, the all-in-one digital music, podcast, on demand and live-streaming radio service.
Award presenters for the March 14 telecast include Bebe Rexha, Elle Fanning, Jamie and Corinne Foxx, Katy Perry, Maren Morris, Nicole
Scherzinger, Pharrell Williams, Robin
Thicke, Shay Mitchell, Steven Tyler, Zedd and more.
The 2019 iHeartRadio Music
Awards will also honor Alicia Keys
with the iHeartRadio Innovator Award; Garth Brooks
with the first-ever Artist of the Decade Award; Halsey
with the iHeartRadio Fangirls Award presented by L'Oréal Paris; and Taylor Swift
with the Tour of the Year Award.
For the 2019 iHeartRadio Music
Awards, iHeartMedia has partnered with leading short-form mobile video app TikTok to present seven awards in the seven days leading up to the Thursday, March 14 telecast. Beginning last Thursday, March 7, winning artists are presented their awards and give acceptance speeches that air exclusively on the TikTok app each morning at 8:00 AM ET. Already announced winners include Panic! At The Disco
for Alternative Rock Album of the Year, Jason Aldean
for Country Album of the Year, twenty one pilots for Rock Album of the Year, Marshmello
for Dance Artist of the Year, Imagine Dragons
for Most Thumbed Up Artist of the Year and the Chainsmokers
for Dance Album of the Year with the award for Cutest Musician's Pet to be presented Wednesday, March 13.
In addition, TikTok will partner with iHeartRadio to capture exclusive red carpet content available to fans @iHeart on TikTok. The iHeartRadio Music
Awards red carpet live stream will be available on iHeartRadio's Facebook page and hosted by TikTok's Nick Tangorra and iHeartRadio's Elvis Duran, Danielle
Monaro, Medha Gandhi and Maxwell, as well as iHeartRadio's social correspondent Ellie Lee.
Nominees for the 2019 iHeartRadio Music
Awards were announced on January 9. Artists receiving multiple nominations include Cardi B, Drake, Ariana
Grande, Shawn Mendes, Post Malone, Maroon 5
and Imagine Dragons. For a full list of categories visit iHeartRadio.com/awards.
In addition to being a compelling celebration of music and artists, the 2019 iHeartRadio Music
Awards will again celebrate the fans, giving iHeartRadio listeners the opportunity to decide winners in several new and established categories. Fan voting will determine this year's Best Fan Army presented by Taco Bell®; Best Lyrics; Best Cover Song; Best Music
Video; the Social Star Award; Best Solo Breakout; Cutest Musician's Pet; and the first-ever Song That Left Us Shook and Favorite Tour Photographer awards.
Social voting began on January 9 and closed on March 7. Fans voted on Twitter using the appropriate category and nominee hashtags or by visiting iHeartRadio.com/awards.
Proud partners of the 2019 iHeartRadio Music
Awards include "Five Feet Apart" in theaters March 15, Norwegian Cruise Line, L'Oréal Paris, Taco Bell®, TikTok and Total
Executive producers for the iHeartRadio Music
Awards are Joel Gallen for Tenth Planet and John Sykes, Tom Poleman and Lee Rolontz for iHeartMedia.
For breaking news and exclusive iHeartRadio Music
Awards content visit iHeartRadio.com/awards or follow #iHeartAwards on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Tickets are currently on sale to the general public at axs.com.