iHeartRadio Music Festival lineup features Britney Spears, U2, Drake
The CW will live stream the show on its website and app
In conjunction with her successful residency show at Planet Hollywood’s AXIS theater, Britney Spears is adding another Las Vegas performance to her repertoire as it was announced Monday she’s set to headline the upcoming iHeartRadio Music Festival alongside Drake, U2, and more.
Across two days in September, a score of artists, including Sting, Sam Hunt, twenty one pilots, Billy Idol, Florida Georgia Line, OneRepublic, Sia, Cage the Elephant, Zedd, Tears for Fears, Ariana Grande, Pitbull, and Usher, in addition to the aforementioned stars, will perform at the Nevada city’s T-Mobile Arena.
The iHeartRadio Music Festival’s Daytime Village also makes its return from previous years, beginning on Sept. 24. In addition to various fan zones and specifically-curated interactive experiences from the brand’s partners, the likes of Panic! At The Disco, Alessia Cara, Troye Sivan, Hailee Steinfeld, Good Charlotte, Jeremih, Lissie, Cold War Kids, Daya, The Chainsmokers, Bryson Tiller, and DNCE will perform at The Village.
iHeartRadio has again partnered with Global Citizen Festival for the event, with which they hope to “harness the of music to fight inequality, protect our planet and end extreme poverty by 2030,” according to a press release.
The festival will be streamed to 150 iHeartMedia markets live as it unfolds. For the sixth year since its beginning, the iHeartRadio Music Festival promises one-of-a-kind and surprise performances when it kicks off Sept. 23 with host Ryan Seacrest (On Air with Ryan Seacrest). Tickets for MasterCard holders are available beginning Monday, June 25 at 9 a.m. ET, while general public tickets can be purchased here starting July 30 at 1 p.m. ET. Daytime Village tickets are available here.
The CW will exclusively live stream the concert on CWTV.com and The CW app ahead of airing the two-part concert series on the network between 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. on Oct. 6 and 7.