Ryan Seacrest has announced the largest radio event in history this week. The “iHeartRadio Music Festival” is set to feature live performances from superstars of all genres, including Carrie Underwood, Rascal Flatts and Kenny Chesney on September 23rd and 24th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The event will be streamed live on iHeartRadio.com as well as on their official apps and other Clear Channel streaming websites.
“Music is the heart of our business and we think there is no better way to celebrate the launch of the new iHEARTRADIO than with a groundbreaking, multi-day festival featuring the world’s biggest, most exciting artists — and reaching the largest combined U.S. radio and online audience ever. This underscores CLEAR CHANNEL’s transformation to a dynamic integrated media and entertainment company with an unmatched reach in the U.S. The New iHEARTRADIO will offer users a much broader, more integrated and customized digital listening experience than any other service available — and it’s all in one product.” -Bob Pittman, Chairman Clear Channel of Media and Entertainment Platforms.
Other superstars announced to be part of the line-up include Lady Gaga, Kelly Clarkson, Black Eyed Peas, John Mayer, Jane’s Addiction, Coldplay, Steven Tyler, Jennifer Lopez, Alicia Keys, David Guetta, Bruno Mars, Nicki Minaj, Sublime with Rome, Usher, Sting and even more acts to be announced at a later time.
Fans wanting to attend the event should add iHeartRadio to their Facebook accounts in order to find out how to get tickets before anyone else. Tickets for the general public go on-sale Saturday at 1 pm EST through Ticketmaster.