iHeartMedia announced today the line-up for the 2016 iHeartRadio Music Festival – the legendary concert event which re-writes radio history year after year through powerful and unforgettable performances, taking place on September 23 and 24 at Las Vegas’ newest entertainment venue, the T-Mobile Arena. This year, the iconic line-up will feature performances by U2, Sting, Drake, Britney Spears, Sam Hunt, twenty one pilots, Billy Idol, Florida Georgia Line, OneRepublic, Sia, Cage the Elephant, Zedd, Tears for Fears, Ariana Grande, Pitbull and Usher. The iHeartRadio Music Festival will also include performances from this year's Macy's iHeartRadio Rising Star winner, Los 5.
For the sixth year, the iHeartRadio Music Festival will feature one-of-a-kind collaborations and surprise performances. The star-studded weekend will begin on the evening of Friday, September 23, with host Ryan Seacrest, host and producer of "On Air with Ryan Seacrest," his market-topping No. 1 Los Angeles morning drive-time show for iHeartMedia’s 102.7 KIIS-FM as well as the nationally-syndicated “On Air with Ryan Seacrest,” heard on 170 stations across America.
The Daytime Village at the iHeartRadio Music Festival will return to the Las Vegas Village across from the Luxor Hotel and Casino on Saturday, September 24 with performances by Sam Hunt, Panic! At The Disco, Alessia Cara, Troye Sivan, Hailee Steinfeld, Good Charlotte, Jeremih, Lissie, Cold War Kids, Daya, Cage The Elephant, The Chainsmokers, Bryson Tiller and DNCE. In addition to live performances from today’s emerging artists, the village will also feature fan zones and specially curated interactive experiences by iHeartRadio’s brand partners.
Each night, the iHeartRadio Music Festival will broadcast live for fans via iHeartMedia radio stations throughout the country across 150 markets. The CW Network will also livestream the festival via CWTV.com and The CW App, and exclusively air the two-night special on October 6 and 7 from 8 p.m – 10 p.m. EST/PST.
Beginning today at 9 a.m. EST / 6 a.m. PST, MasterCard® holders will have access to a limited number of tickets through a special pre-sale for the iHeartRadio Music Festival. Tickets will be available only at iHeartRadio.com/MasterCard. Tickets go on sale to the general public on July 30 at 1 p.m. EST/10 a.m. PST via iHeartRadio.com/tickets. Tickets for the Daytime Village are also on sale and can be purchased via iHeartRadio.com/village.
In addition, throughout a summer-long on-air and online promotion, iHeartMedia station listeners across the country will have the chance to win one-of-a-kind, all-expense-paid dream trips to Las Vegas, where they will join thousands of other dedicated music fans to experience the 2016 iHeartRadio Music Festival at the T-Mobile Arena. One Grand Prize Winner will be chosen to receive a fantasy all-access experience.
For more details about the iHeartRadio Music Festival visit iHeartRadio.com/festival. Artists and/or event are subject to change or cancellation without notice.