ARN to live stream iHeartRadio Music Awards for Australian audiences

iHeartRadio Music Awards

• Highlights will broadcast across the KIIS network

ARN’s iHeartRadio Australia is celebrating the return of live music in the U.S. with some of the world’s biggest artists taking the stage for the 2021 iHeartRadio Music Awards live from The Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.

Australian audiences can listen to the live audio stream of the iHeartRadio Music Awards here on Friday, May 28 at 10am AEST, and highlights will broadcast across the KIIS network.

On the return of iHeartRadio live audience events in the U.S. Brett “Nozz” Nossiter, content director of iHeartRadio Australia said, “This is a huge deal for the entertainment industry. Seeing the return of some of the world’s most loved artists to a live audience event represents the resilience of the music industry and pent-up demand for premium live music.” 

Usher will host and perform during the 2021 iHeartRadio Music Awards and the event will also feature performances from The Weeknd with Ariana Grande, Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak (Silk Sonic), Dan + Shay, Doja Cat and more.

In addition, the event will feature appearances from Taylor Swift, Dua Lipa, Roddy Ricch, twenty one pilots, Megan Thee Stallion, LL Cool J, Nelly, Machine Gun Kelly, French Montana, Lil Jon, Robin Thicke, Joel McHale, Oliver Stark, Ryan Guzman, Gabby Barrett, Ava Max, Raphael Saadiq, AJR and more.

The legendary Elton John will receive the 2021 iHeartRadio Icon Award, which will be introduced by Chris Martin and Lil Nas X. The award presentation will also include a special tribute performance featuring Brandi Carlile, Demi Lovato and H.E.R.

Now in its eighth year, the iHeartRadio Music Awards will celebrate the most-played artists and songs on iHeartRadio stations and the iHeartRadio app throughout 2020, while also offering a preview of the upcoming hits of 2021. The show will feature award presentations in multiple categories, live performances from the biggest artists in music, surprise stage moments and will tell the stories of the winning artists’ road to #1. Since the Awards’ inception in 2013, the show has included live performances and appearances by artists such as Alicia Keys, Bruno Mars, Garth Brooks, Rihanna, Halsey, Justin Bieber, John Legend, Kacey Musgraves, Chris Martin, Bon Jovi, Maroon 5, Camila Cabello, Taylor Swift, Katy Perry, Ed Sheeran, Big Sean, Sam Smith, Madonna, Blake Shelton, Pharrell, Pitbull and many others. 

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