Drake, Pitbull and Usher to Perform at 2016 iHeartRadio Music Festival
It looks like the 2016 iHeartRadio Music Festival could be the livest one yet. This year's show will see artists like Drake, Pitbull and Usher heat up the stage when the festival begins on Friday, Sept. 23. Other top tier performers include U2, Sting, Britney Spears, Sam Hunt, twenty one pilots, Billy Idol, Florida Georgia Line, OneRepublic, Sia, Cage the Elephant, Zedd, Tears for Fears and Ariana Grande.
As you can tell by the lineup, fans can expect to see a diverse set of performers, with everyone from rock legends (U2) to rap chart toppers (Drake) to pop icons (Spears) all set to take the stage.
“After five years of producing some of the best lineups to ever take the stage, we’re excited to unveil one of the strongest iHeartRadio Music Festival rosters to date,” said Tom Poleman, President of National Programming at iHeartMedia in a statement. “This year’s show is a complete cross section of the best artists from every genre of music. The weekend will be a true representation of the diveristy of our iHeartRadio stations across the country as well as the music you find on the iHeartRadio app.”
“When we first launched the Festival six years ago people wondered how such a diverse line up of artists would play together on the same stage," said iHeartMedia's President of Entertainment Enterprises John Sykes said. "The fan reaction was immediate, and overnight the Festival became known as the year’s ultimate celebration of the best in all genres of music."
Fans can see Drake, Pitbull and Usher kill their performances at this iHeartRadio Music Festival by purchasing tickets here. If you don't picture yourself actually being able to make it to the concert, The CW Network's got you covered. The network will exclusively livestream both nights of the music festival through CWTV.com and their The CW App. The CW will broadcast a two-night television special for the concert on Thursday, Oct. 6 and Friday, Oct. 7 from 8 p.m – 10 p.m. ET/PT.
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