NICK JONAS, CHRIS BROWN, KELLY CLARKSON, NICKI MINAJ, SHAGGY, ECHOSMITH AND DAVID GUETTA HEAT UP LAS VEGAS AT THE IHEARTRADIO SUMMER POOL PARTY AT CAESARS PALACE
The CW Network to Air iHeartRadio Summer Pool Party as a Televised Special on Thursday, June 11
Las Vegas June 1, 2015 The iHeartRadio Summer Pool Party hosted this summer’s hottest party with music’s biggest artists on Saturday night at Caesars Palace Las Vegas. The event, which for the first time ever was held in Las Vegas and was hosted by Nick Joans, featured live performances by Jonas, Chris Brown, Kelly Clarkson, Nicki Minaj, Shaggy, Echosmith and David Guetta. Special guests included Adam Lambert, Bebe Rexha, Katharine McPhee, Holly Madison, Tyson Beckford, Robert Graham, Zack Kalter, Becca Tilley and iHeartRadio’s own Mario Lopez, Angela Yee, DJ Envy, Big Boy, Romeo, JV, Brotha Fred, Angi Taylor, Ramiro, Letty B, Prostyle, Paul Costabile and DJ Suss One.
The music of the iHeartRadio app came to life with an extraordinary lineup and these special moments:
- Kelly Clarkson opened the show
- Shaggy performed his classic hit, “It Wasn’t Me” and new song “I Need Your Love”
- Nick Jonas showered fans with water from the stage and said he wanted to make sure he got a photo with Bebe Rexha
- Adam Lambert introduced Echosmith
- Nikki Minaj invited fans on stage and told women not to let men take care of them
- David Guetta, Nicki Minaj and Bebe Rexha performed “Hey Mama” together live
The 2015 iHeartRadio Summer Pool Party was a prominent social media topic throughout the weekend #iHeartPoolParty trended No. 1 in U.S. Saturday evening and continues to trend with tweets and retweets from fans as well as artists.
iHeartMedia ran a national on-air and online promotion across its mainstream and rhythmic CHR, HOT-AC and EDM stations as well as on iHeartRadio, bringing hundreds of lucky winners to the iHeartRadio Summer Pool Party. Winners received weekend packages, which included round-trip airfare, two-night luxury hotel accommodations at Caesars Palace for two and access to all the weekend’s events, including Saturday’s all-day pool party featuring sets by iHeartRadio’s Prostyle.
Grand Prize Winner, Jennifer Paqueo from Kent, Washington, received a fantasy all-access experience, which included being flown to Las Vegas on a private luxury jet, a suite at Caesars Palace, spa treatments at Qua Baths & Spa, a VIP dinner at Nobu Restaurant & Lounge, a helicopter tour of the Grand Canyon, exclusive once-in-a-lifetime artist experiences and more.
The event streamed LIVE for fans nationwide on Yahoo Live www.yahoo.com/live and on iHeartMedia CHR, RCHR, HOT-AC and EDM stations nationwide. For the third consecutive year, the iHeartRadio Summer Pool Party will air as an exclusive television broadcast nationally on The CW Network on Thursday, June 11 at 9 p.m. ET/PT.
The iHeartRadio Summer Pool Party is an iHeartMedia Production. Proud partners of this year’s event included BACARDÍ® Limon, Honda Stage, Ideal Image®, Pepsi®, Smashburger® and The CW Network. For more information on the iHeartRadio Summer Pool Party visit iHeartRadio.com.
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