Welcome To Watch The fan-fueled fifth annual iHeartRadio Music Awards on Sunday, March 11, will feature today’s biggest artists and music with performances by Ed Sheeran, Cardi B, Maroon 5, Camila Cabello, Charlie Puth and Backstreet Boys with more to be announced, at the historic, “Fabulous” Forum in Los Angeles.
5th iHeartRadio Music Awards 2018
5th iHeartRadio Music Awards 2018 Live Broadcast
Date: Sunday, starting at March 11 at 8 p.m. on TBS, TNT and truTV
The event will be hosted by Hailey Baldwin and DJ Khaled and will simulcast live on TBS, TNT and truTV at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT; on iHeartMedia radio stations nationwide; and on the iHeartRadio app, the free all-in-one digital music, podcasting and live streaming radio service. TV subscribers can also watch the iHeartRadio Music Awards on the TBS, TNT and truTV Apps.
“iHeartRadio is a huge supporter of artists and music, so to get to be part of this celebration is a huge honor,” said DJ Khaled. “It has been an extraordinary year in music and I couldn’t be more excited than to be celebrating these amazing artists with all of their fans nationwide.”
“I’m so excited to be co-hosting this year’s iHeartRadio awards alongside someone as hilarious and talented as DJ Khaled,” said Baldwin. “I’ve always been a fan of iHeartRadio and am looking forward to a great show filled with some of the most incredible artists who I myself am a fan of too.”
“This is a night that belongs 100 percent to music fans and the artists they love,” said John Sykes, President of Entertainment Enterprises for iHeartMedia. “They listen to these songs every day on their favorite iHeartRadio station, and this is an opportunity to see them recognized on a national television stage.”
“Fans know that when it comes to the iHeartRadio Music Awards, they can expect one thing – the unexpected,” said Tom Poleman, Chief Programming Officer for iHeartMedia. “Music’s biggest artists always raise the bar with their performances and surprise collaborations, and this year promises to be no exception. We can’t wait.”
“This is a show where fans can see all of their favorite songs performed and all of their favorite stars in one place,” said Michael Bloom, Senior Vice President of Unscripted Series and Specials for TBS & TNT. “That’s what it’s about; those who are craziest about the music choosing their favorites and experiencing them live from the iconic Forum.”<
Nominees for the iHeartRadio Music Awards were announced on January 10. Artists receiving multiple nominations include Rihanna, Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran, Bruno Mars, Camila Cabello, Cardi B, Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee, Justin Bieber, DJ Khaled, Demi Lovato and The Chainsmokers. All nominees are listed below. For a full list of categories visitiHeartRadio.com/awards.
For the first time ever, this year iHeartRadio will present seven awards in the seven nights leading up to the Sunday, March 11 telecast. Each night at 8 p.m. ET, an artist will be presented their award and give an acceptance speech.
In addition to being a compelling celebration of music and artists, the 2018 iHeartRadio Music Awards will again celebrate the fans, giving iHeartRadio listeners the opportunity to decide winners in several new and established categories. Fan voting will determine this year’s Best Fan Army presented by Taco Bell, Best Lyrics, Best Cover Song, Best Music Video, the Social Star Award, Best Solo Breakout and the first-ever Cutest Musician’s Pet, Best Boy Band and Best Remix awards. In addition, fans will get to vote on social media during the show for winners of the Best Performance and Best Dressed awards, which will be announced immediately after the event.
Social voting for the Social Star Award and Best Fan Army presented by Taco Bell award began through iHeartRadio’s social sites and in the iHeartRadio app on January 9. Social voting for all other categories began on January 10 and will close on March 4, with voting for the Social Star Award and the Best Fan Army presented by Taco Bell award continuing through the evening of the awards on March 11. Fans can vote by visiting iHeartRadio.com/awards.Watch Now