Megan Thee Stallion ready to perform – Billboard
Megan Thee Stallion, Jason Aldean, John Legend, Charlie Puth and Måneskin are set to perform at the 2022 iHeartRadio Music Awards, which will be broadcast live from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on Tuesday, March 22.
The show’s host, LL Cool J, and Icon Award winner Jennifer Lopez will also perform on the show. Their performances had not been previously announced, but were widely expected. LL and J.Lo collaborated on a pair of hits – “All I Have” (No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for four weeks in 2003) and “Control Myself” (No. 4 in 2006) – but he never There’s no word if they’ll play together here.
Three of these artists are also nominated this year. Megan Thee Stallion is nominated for Hip-Hop Artist of the Year; Aldean for Country Artist of the Year; Måneskin for Best New Pop Artist.
Måneskin’s dramatic cover of the Four Seasons’ “Beggin'” made the top 15 on the Billboard Hot 100. Puth’s sizzling “Light Switch” is currently in the top 30, and progressing, on that chart.
The 2022 iHeartRadio Music Awards will air March 22 from 8-10 p.m. ET (live) and PT (delayed) on Fox. The event will also be heard on iHeartMedia radio stations nationwide and on the iHeartRadio app.
Now in its ninth year, the iHeartRadio Music Awards will celebrate the most played artists and songs on iHeartRadio stations and the iHeartRadio app throughout 2021, while also providing a preview of 2022’s upcoming hits.
justin bieber is the only artist with two hits nominated for Song of the Year. He is up for “Peaches” (featuring Daniel Caesar & Overlook) and “Stay”, his collaboration with Kid LAROI.
Executive producers of the iHeartRadio Music Awards are Joel Gallen, for Tenth Planet; and John Sykes, Tom Poleman and Bart Peters, for iHeartMedia.
iHeartRadio listeners have the opportunity to nominate winners in nine categories. Fan voting will determine this year’s best fan army, best lyrics, best cover song, best music video, social star award, favorite tour photographer, TikTok bop of the year and the very first TikTok Songwriter of the Year and Best Comeback Album. Social voting began on January 27 and will end on March 15 at 11:59 p.m. PT for all categories. Fans can vote on Twitter using the appropriate category and nominated hashtags or by visiting iHeartRadio.com/awards.
Additional categories include Label of the Year and individual Album of the Year winners in nine formats – pop, country, alternative, rock, dance, hip-hop, R&B, Latin and regional Mexican.
For a full list of categories, visit iHeartRadio.com/awards.
Tickets are on sale to the general public now at AXS.com.
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