New York, NY – August 17, 2015 – iHeartMedia announced today that Sean “Diddy" Combs aka Puff Daddy has been added to the star-studded line-up for the fifth annual iHeartRadio Music Festival, the highly anticipated mega-concert event on September 18 and 19 in Las Vegas. In addition to Puff Daddy, this year's lineup will feature Kanye West, Sam Smith, The Who, Coldplay, Demi Lovato, David Guetta, Kenny Chesney, The Weeknd, Tove Lo, Lil Wayne, Fall Out Boy, Disclosure, Hozier, Jason Derulo, Duran Duran, Prince Royce, Diplo, Trey Songz, The Killers, Blake Shelton, Nick Jonas, Janet Jackson and more. The iHeartRadio Music Festival will also include performances from this year's Macy's iHeartRadio Rising Star winner, Christina Grimmie, as well as other surprise special guests and the kind of never-before-imagined collaborations that the iHeartRadio Music Festival is known for.
"Puff Daddy is back, and I am bringing everything I have to the iHeartRadio Music Festival," said Sean "Diddy" Combs. "Music is everything to me - it’s a blessing to make music. I'm excited to be a part of such a great lineup and I can’t wait to make everyone want to get up and dance."
The legendary weekend-long concert event will kick off Friday evening, September 18 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena with host Ryan Seacrest, host and producer of "On Air with Ryan Seacrest," his market-topping No. 1 Los Angeles morning drive-time show for iHeartMedia’s 102.7 KIIS-FM as well as the nationally-syndicated “On Air with Ryan Seacrest,” heard on 170 stations across America.
The Daytime Village will return to the MGM Resorts Village across from the Luxor Hotel and Casino on Saturday, September 19 with performances by Demi Lovato, Hozier, Tove Lo, Trey Songz, Walk The Moon, Nick Jonas, Big Sean, Lee Brice, George Ezra, Tori Kelly, Echosmith, James Bay, The Struts, Zella Day and Shawn Mendes. The Daytime Village will also feature fan zones and interactive experiences by iHeartRadio's brand partners. Tickets for the Daytime Village are also on sale and can be purchased via iHeartRadio.com/village.
The iHeartRadio Music Festival will broadcast live on iHeartMedia radio stations for fans throughout the country across 150 markets and will stream live on Yahoo Live (yahoo.com/iheart) each night at 7:30 p.m. PST. The iHeartRadio Music Festival will also return to The CW Network as an exclusive two-night special on September 29 and 30 from 8:00-10:00 p.m.
Proud partners of this year's event include: Buffalo Wild Wings®, Garnier Fructis®, Hulu, Ideal Image®, Macy’s, MATADOR® Beef Jerky, MasterCard®, Mazda North American Operations, MGM Resorts International, Pepsi®, SNICKERS® Bar, State Farm®, Taco Bell®, The CW Network, Ulta Beauty® and UnitedHealthcare.
The iHeartRadio Music Festival is co-produced by John Sykes, President of Entertainment Enterprises and Tom Poleman, President of National Programming Platforms for iHeartMedia. For more details about the iHeartRadio Music Festival visitiHeartRadio.com/festival.
Artists and/or event are subject to change or cancellation without notice.
About iHeartMedia: With 245 million monthly listeners in the U.S., 87 million monthly digital uniques, over 75 million social followers and 196 million monthly consumers of its Total Traffic and Weather Network, iHeartMedia has the largest reach of any radio or television outlet in America. It serves over 150 markets through 858 owned radio stations, and the company’s radio stations and content can be heard on AM/FM, HD digital radio, satellite radio, on the Internet at iHeartRadio.com and on the company’s radio station websites, on the iHeartRadio mobile app, in enhanced auto dashes, on tablets and smartphones, and on gaming consoles. iHeartRadio, iHeartMedia’s digital radio platform, is the No. 1 all-in-one digital audio service with over 600 million downloads; it reached its first 20 million registered users faster than any digital service in Internet history and reached 70 million users faster than any other radio or digital music service and even faster than Facebook. The company’s operations include radio broadcasting, online, mobile, digital and social media, live concerts and events, syndication, music research services and independent media representation. For more company information visit iHeartMedia.com.