NEW YORK, March 09, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–iHeartMedia and FOX Entertainment today announced the iHeartRadio Music Awards 2022 will present performances of Host and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee LL COOL J, Icon Award winner Jennifer Lopez, Megan Thee Stallion, Jason Aldean, John Legend, Charlie Puth, Måneskin and more. The event will be broadcast LIVE from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, Tuesday, MARCH 22 (8-10 p.m. ET Live/PT Delayed) on FOX. The event will also be heard on iHeartMedia radio stations nationwide and on the iHeartRadio app.
In addition to a performance at this year’s show, Jennifer Lopez will also receive the 2022 iHeartRadio Icon Award, honoring her pop culture impact, longevity and continued relevance as a touring and radio force with a loyal fan base. in the whole world. Jennifer Lopez is an award-winning actress, producer, singer, entertainer and businesswoman who has helped build billion-dollar brands and established herself in film, music, television and business as the one of the most influential artists in history. The only artist to ever have a number one album and number one movie simultaneously, she has a cumulative worldwide box office of over $3 billion and has sold over 75 million records. In February, Lopez released her highly anticipated film Marry me and joint soundtrack, a first for Lopez. With a career spanning more than two decades at the top of every field, Lopez is etched in history as a global icon and the ultimate hype.
Now in its ninth year, the iHeartRadio Music Awards will celebrate the most played artists and songs on iHeartRadio stations and the iHeartRadio app throughout 2021, while also providing a preview of the upcoming hits of 2022. The show will feature award shows in multiple categories, live performances from music’s biggest artists, surprising stage moments, and tell the stories of the winning artists’ road to #1. Since the awards inception in 2013, the show has included live performances and appearances by superstar artists, such as Alicia Keys, Bruno Mars, Elton John, Garth Brooks, Rihanna, Halsey, Justin Bieber, John Legend, Kacey Musgraves, Chris Martin, Ariana Grande, The Weeknd, Bon Jovi, Maroon 5, Camila Cabello, Taylor Swift, Katy Perry, Ed Sheeran, Big Sean, Sam Smith, Madonna, Blake Shelton, Pharrell, Pitbull and many more.
Artists with multiple nominations include Justin Bieber, Olivia Rodrigo, Doja Cat, Giveon, Lil Nas X, Silk Sonic, The Kid LAROI, SZA, Drake, Ed Sheeran, Megan Thee Stallion, Måneskin, Taylor Swift, Jason Aldean, Billie Eilish , BTS , David Guetta, Tate McRae, Ariana Grande, Daniel Caesar, The Weeknd, Five Finger Death Punch, Cardi B, Joel Corry, AJR, Carrie Underwood, Luke Combs, The Pretty Reckless, All Time Low, Twenty One Pilots, Mammoth WVH, blackbear, Machine Gun Kelly, Imagine Dragons, Moneybagg Yo, HER, Foo Fighters, Jazmine Sullivan, Banda Sinaloense MS De Sergio Lizárraga, Pop Smoke, Coi Leray, Bad Bunny, Regard, Rauw Alejandro, Farruko, KAROL G, Caliber 50, Dua Lipa and La Arrolladora Banda El Limón By René Camacho. All nominees are listed below.
This year’s Best New Artist awards will be presented by Stifel, in recognition of the excellence, skill and dedication of artists across multiple genres, including pop, alternative, rock, country, hip- hop, R&B and Latin music.
In addition to honoring music and artists, the 2022 iHeartRadio Music Awards will once again celebrate fans, giving iHeartRadio listeners the chance to decide winners in several new and established categories. Fan voting will determine this year’s Best Fan Army, Best Lyrics, Best Cover Song, Best Music Video, Social Star Award, Favorite Tour Photographer, TikTok Bop of the Year and the very first TikTok Songwriter of the Year and Best Comeback Album. Social voting began on January 27 and will end on March 15 at 11:59 p.m. PT for all categories. Fans can vote on Twitter using the appropriate category and nominated hashtags or by visiting iHeartRadio.com/awards.
For a full list of categories, visit iHeartRadio.com/awards.
Additional categories include Label of the Year and individual Album of the Year winners in the biggest musical genres, including pop, country, alternative, rock, dance, hip-hop, R&B, Latin and regional Mexican.
Tickets are on sale to the general public now at AXS.com.
Proud partners of the 2022 iHeartRadio Music Awards include Stifel, who supports artists and fans by providing the right advisors to navigate their success. Other proud partners of the iHeartRadio platforms include California Community Colleges, HEINEKEN, Logitech, US Department of Health and Human Services, and Warner Bros. Pictures “Fantastic Beasts: Dumbledore’s Secrets,” with more to announce.
The executive producers of the “iHeartRadio Music Awards” are Joel Gallen, for Tenth Planet; and John Sykes, Tom Poleman and Bart Peters, for iHeartMedia.
For the latest news and exclusive content from the iHeartRadio Music Awards, visit iHeartRadio.com/awards or follow the social buzz on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
About iHeartMedia, Inc.
iHeartMedia, Inc. [Nasdaq: IHRT] is America’s leading audio media company, reaching over 90% of Americans every month. iHeart’s broadcast radio assets alone have more consumer reach in the United States than any other medium; twice the reach of the second largest broadcast radio company; and more than four times the advertising reach of the largest digital audio-only service. iHeart is the largest podcast publisher according to Podtrac, with more downloads than the next four podcast publishers combined, and has the #1 social footprint among audio players, with seven times more subscribers than the next audio media brand, and the only fully integrated audio. advertising technology solution for broadcasting, streaming and podcasting. The company continues to leverage its strong connection to its audience and unparalleled consumer reach to create new platforms, products and services. To visit iHeartMedia.com for more information about the company.
About FOX Entertainment
FOX Entertainment’s 30-year legacy of innovative and successful programming includes 9-1-1, 9-1-1: LONE STAR, THE MASKED SINGER, LEGO MASTERS, THE SIMPSONS, “Empire”, “24”, ” The X-Files”. and “American Idol.” Offering scripted, unscripted entertainment, live content and high-quality major sports, FOX won the 2020-2021 broadcast season, marking the second consecutive season it ranked No. 1. In addition to its broadcast network, FOX Entertainment oversees the operations of FOX Alternative Entertainment, its in-house unscripted studio which produces THE MASKED SINGER, I CAN SEE YOUR VOICE, and NAME THAT TUNE, among other series; award-winning animation Bento Box Entertainment, which produces animated content for FOX, including the Emmy-winning hit BOB’S BURGERS and new series DUNCANVILLE, THE GREAT NORTH and HOUSEBROKEN, as well as programs for other broadcast, streaming platforms and cable; and Blockchain Creative Labs, a new business and creative unit created in 2021 by FOX Entertainment and Bento Box, to create, launch, manage and sell non-tokenized content and experiences. fungible (NFT), and fungible tokens, as well as digital goods and assets. FOX Entertainment also recently formed production company Studio Ramsay Global, in partnership with award-winning chef, restaurateur and presenter Gordon Ramsay, to develop, produce and distribute culinary and lifestyle programming for FOX, its commercial video. fast growing. on-demand service (AVOD), Tubi and platforms worldwide. Tubi offers over 35,000 movies and TV series, plus news content available in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Australia. FOX Entertainment recently acquired the TMZ entertainment platform and all of its media properties, including its successful syndicated magazine programs, TMZ and TMZ LIVE, and its flagship digital platform, TMZ.com. More recently, FOX Entertainment acquired MarVista Entertainment, a global leader in original content made for the platform. Ranked among the world’s leading independent studios, MarVista will focus on developing and producing content for FOX’s digital platforms, including Tubi, as well as third-party platforms around the world.
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