The fourth annual iHeartRadio Music Awards will premiere on Sunday, March 5. The celebration will be simulcast live by Turner’s TBS, TNT and truTV at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT from the historic, “Fabulous” Forum in Los Angeles. The iHeartRadio Music Awards will also air simultaneously on iHeartMedia stations nationwide and across the iHeartRadio digital music platform.
Award presenters of the The March 5 telecast include Ansel Elgort, Daya, Demi Lovato, DJ Khaled, Florida, Georgia Line, Halsey, Jason Derulo, Joe Jonas, John Legend, Karrueche Tran, Kelsea Ballerini, Macklemore and Miley Cyrus.
In addition, the show will also feature celebrity guest appearances from Adriel Favela, Carlos Rivera, Cheyo Carrillo, Chris Lane, CNCO, DJ Snake, Dreezy, Fat Joe, French Montana, Gerardo Ortiz, Granger Smith, Hey Violet, J Balvin, Joss Favela, Kayla Brianna, Prince Royce, Regulo Caro, Sabrina Carpenter, Sean Paul, Sleeping With Sirens, Sofia Reyes, The Strumbellas and Ty Dolla $ign.
For the fourth straight year, the iHeartRadio Music Awards will celebrate the music that was heard throughout the year across iHeartMedia radio stations nationwide and on iHeartRadio. The evening’s announced lineup includes performances from Bruno Mars, Katy Perry, Ed Sheeran, Shawn Mendes, Thomas Rhett, Noah Cyrus featuring Labrinth and Big Sean, plus Coldplay’s Chris Martin joins The Chainsmokers for their first U.S. television performance together of “Something Just Like This”. This is the second year for the Turner networks to simulcast the event.
iHeartRadio will also honor Bruno Mars with its most prestigious award of the evening – the 2017 iHeartRadio Innovator Award – for his undeniable impact on the world of popular culture and will pay tribute to their unparalleled contributions to the music industry and social causes.
This year fan voting will determine this year’s Best Fan Army, Best Lyrics, Best Collaboration, Best Cover Song, Best Song from a Movie and the first-ever Best Music Video, Social Star Award and Best Underground Alternative Band awards.
Social voting for the Social Star Award and Best Fan Army Award began through iHeartRadio’s social sites and in the iHeartRadio App on Jan. 3, while social voting for all other categories began on Jan. 4 and closed on Feb. 24, though voting for the Social Star Award and the Best Fan Army Award will continue through the evening of the awards on March 5.
The awards are produced by iHeartMedia and Den of Thieves. Executive Producers for iHeartMedia are John Sykes, Tom Poleman and Lee Rolontz.