THE IHEARTRADIO MUSIC FESTIVAL TO STREAM AND BROADCAST LIVE ACROSS MULTIPLE PLATFORMS FOR FANS NATIONWIDE
Event Will Broadcast Live Across 150 iHeartMedia Radio Stations Nationwide and Stream Online Exclusively with Yahoo Live Plus Air as a Two-Night Special on The CW, September 29 and 30
Special Celebrity Guests to Present at Radio’s Biggest Weekend Including Jared Leto, Josh Hutcherson, James Corden, Courtney Love, Rita Ora, Wilmer Valderrama, Kate Beckinsale, Taylor Lautner, Ashley Benson, Joe Jonas, Ashley Tisdale, Nash and Hayes Grier, Kat Graham, Cheryl Burke, Nat Wolff, Becca Tilley, Josh Murray, Nick Viall, Bryshere Yazz Gray, Matt Bomer and More
Ashley Balcazar Wins VIP Grand Prize Package
New York, NY September 17, 2014 The iHeartRadio Music Festival, the history making weekend-long concert event hosted by Ryan Seacrest on September 18 and 19 in Las Vegas, will broadcast live on more than 150 iHeartMedia radio stations across the country and will video stream live exclusively on Yahoo Live www.yahoo.com/iheartradio for fans nationwide that cannot attend. The legendary concert event will also air as an exclusive two-night special on The CW, September 29 and 30 from 8 -10 p.m. ET/PT.
Back for year five, the iHeartRadio Music Festival brings to life the music of the iHeartRadio app and celebrates the success of the industry leading digital music service. The extraordinary lineup which features artists across all genres includes Kanye West, Sam Smith, Coldplay, Puff Daddy, 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, Jennifer Lopez, Blake Shelton, Nick Jonas and more. Plus, this year’s Macy’s iHeartRadio Rising Star winner, Christina Grimmie, as well as the kind of never-before-imagined collaborations that the iHeartRadio Music Festival is known for.
The iHeartRadio Music Festival also welcomes celebrity presenters and guests from across the entertainment industry including Jared Leto, Josh Hutcherson, James Corden, Courtney Love, Rita Ora, Wilmer Valderrama, Kate Beckinsale, Taylor Lautner, Ashley Benson, Joe Jonas, Ashley Tisdale, Nash and Hayes Grier, Kat Graham, Cheryl Burke, Nat Wolff, Becca Tilley, Josh Murray, Nick Viall, Bryshere Yazz Gray, Matt Bomer and more to also make special guest appearances.
Fans nationwide can visit www.yahoo.com/iheartradio on September 18 and 19 at 7 p.m. PT to watch the live webcast of the iHeartRadio Music Festival as all the action and amazing musical performances play out onstage. Listeners can also tune-in to their favorite iHeartMedia radio station to hear the live audio stream. Tune-in on September 29 and 30 from 8 -10 p.m. ET/PT for the two-night special on The CW, featuring live performances and exclusive not yet seen Festival moments straight from Las Vegas.
The Daytime Village will return to the Las Vegas Village across from Luxor Hotel and Casino on Saturday, Sept. 19 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.
Through a national text-to-win contest more than 340 lucky winners from across the country have been awarded exclusive VIP trips to the two-day concert event. The Grand Prize winner, Ashley Balcazar from Visalia, California and three friends will receive a weekend-long fantasy all-access experience at the iHeartRadio Music Festival and Daytime Village. They will be flown to Las Vegas on a private jet and upgraded to a Skyline Marquee Suite at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino. Balcazar will then be given the celebrity treatment, introducing an act onstage at the Festival with Ryan Seacrest. The Grand Prize also includes dinner at Tom Colicchio¹s Craftsteak ; a private car and driver; hair and makeup at the Grand Spa; and access to the official iHeartRadio Music Festival parties. In addition, Balcazar will meet her favorite performers and receive a behind-the-scenes tour.
Proud partners of this year’s event include: The CW Network, Buffalo Wild Wings®, Garnier Fructis®, Hulu, Ideal Image®, Macy’s, MATADOR® Beef Jerky, MasterCard®, Mazda®, MGM Resorts International, Pepsi®, Samsung Electronics, SNICKERS® Bar, State Farm®, Taco Bell®, Ulta Beauty®, UnitedHealthcare and Verizon.
Line up is subject to change or cancellation without notice.
With 245 million monthly listeners in the U.S., 87 million monthly digital uniques, over 75 million social followers and 196 million monthly consumers of its Total Traffic and Weather Network, iHeartMedia has the largest reach of any radio or television outlet in America. It serves over 150 markets through 859 owned radio stations, and the company’s radio stations and content can be heard on AM/FM, HD digital radio, satellite radio, on the Internet at iHeartRadio.com and on the company’s radio station websites, on the iHeartRadio mobile app, in enhanced auto dashes, on tablets and smartphones, and on gaming consoles.
iHeartRadio, iHeartMedia’s digital radio platform, is the No. 1 all-in-one digital audio service with over 700 million downloads; it reached its first 20 million registered users faster than any digital service in Internet history and reached 70 million users faster than any digital music service and even faster than Facebook. The company’s operations include radio broadcasting, online, mobile, digital and social media, live concerts and events, syndication, music research services and independent media representation. iHeartMedia is a division of iHeartMedia, Inc. (OTCBB: IHRT). Visit iHeartMedia.com for more company information.