Earlier this morning iHeartRadio announced its huge lineup of performers for 2017’s iHeartRadio Music Awards. Performing at the award show this year will be some of the biggest names in music, including Bruno Mars, Ed Sheeran, Katy Perry, The Chainsmokers, and more. For the fourth straight year, the iHeartRadio Music Awards will feature today’s biggest artists and some very special live performances. If you’re at Los Angeles’ historic Forum on March 5th, you’ll be in store for first-time duets and collaborations, celebrity guest appearances and more!
And while you can catch the awards on TBS on March 5th, 8PM ET, you can upgrade your experience and catch the awards live and in person. Get your tickets now, before they are all gone, at Ticketmaster.com.
Peep the performers for the 2017 iHeartRadio Music Awards below.
Less than a month removed from 2016, we have compiled our list of our favorite concert tours from the past year, before we drop our list of our “Most Anticipated Tours of 2017”. And from huge grossing tours like Beyonce’s Formation Tour, Drake & Future’s record breaking Summer Sixteen Tour and of course Kanye’s Saint Pablo Tour, to some of the more (but equally entertaining) B-side tours, 2016 was a great year for live music.
Hit the jump and check out our list of our 10 Favorite Concert Tours of 2016!
Last night iHeartRadio and 103.5 KISS FM brought the Jingle Ball Tourto Chicago’s Allstate Arena in Rosemont, IL. With the sold-out Windy City crowd watching, some of the biggest names in music brought a memorable night of live music to the Allstate. Artists like Ariana Grande, the Backstreet Boys, Ellie Goulding, Daya and Hailee Steinfeld (just to name a few) were there to give the packed arena a night that they will not soon forget.
First up for the night was the lovely and diversely talented, Hailee Steinfeld, who kicked things off with her track ‘You’re Such A’. Also performing tracks like her DNCE collaboration ‘Rock Bottom’, ‘Love Myself’ and ‘Starving’, which went platinum early this week, Steinfeld put on a great opening set for her Chicago fans, dubbing 2016 one of the best years of her entire life. And with a platinum single and a critical acclaimed film in theaters now, with “The Edge of Seventeen”, can you blame her?
Next up, emerging singer Daya greeted the Jingle Ball crowd, calling her recent Jingle Ball performances as “such a dream”. Daya performed songs like ‘Sit Still, Look Pretty’, ‘Words’, ‘Don’t Let Me Down’ and of course the track that changed her life, ‘Hide Away’.
After Daya thanked the sold-out arena, it was time for Lukas Graham to hit the stage. Perhaps one of the top performances of the entire night, Lukas Graham exceeded the expectations of many. Like so many artists on the Jingle Ball lineup, Lukas Graham also have a lot to celebrate. Fresh of their three Grammy nominations, jumping from a spring Chicago performance of about 700 people to performing for a sold-out arena in Rosemont, and getting the crowd engaged with their tracks ‘You’re Not There’, ‘Mama Says’, ‘Strip No More’, ‘Drunk In The Morning’ and their big single ‘7 Years’, it’s a great time to be in Lukas Graham.
After fans finished singing along to ‘7 Years’, One Direction’s Niall Horan blessed the stage with a performance of his new solo track, ‘This Town’. Horan called Chicago his favorite city in the United States, a place where he would spend a lot of time while touring. Unfortunately for Niall though, he told the fans “it makes me upset that I only have one song to perform.” Don’t worry Niall, we are sure you’ll be back very soon with a debut solo album to perform.
Next on the Jingle Ball stage was Tove Lo, who not only played her biggest singles like ‘Habit (Stay High)’ and ‘Talking Body’, but also gave fans some awesome performances from her new LP, Lady Wood, including ‘Cool Girl’ and ‘True Disaster’.
And then it was time for probably the biggest performance of the night. That’s right, the Backstreet Boys are back, and they made a huge stop in Chicago before their forthcoming Las Vegas residency. Whether you were a mom who brought your daughter and her best friends or a ’90s baby (but birth certificate or just at heart), you probably lost your voice or hearing from all the screams. Opening with their mega-hit ‘Everybody’, which was the perfect opening track to set the tone for the rest of their performance, and later ending with their equally huge, ‘Larger Than Life’, BSB gave us years of hits and still was able to leave us wanting more. If you missed out on the Jingle Ball or if you were there and just a half hour of the Backstreet Boys left you feeling “incomplete”, well make your way to Planet Hollywood in Vegas from March to June and see what the Backstreet Boys “got going on”.
Met with the very difficult task of following one of the best selling groups of all-time, Ellie Goulding met the challenge head on and surely delivered. Goulding opened with her big hit single, ‘On My Mind’, and whether or not the track was inspired by Ed Sheeran’s displeasure of her rumored fling with fellow Jingle Ball artist Niall Horan, Ellie killed it. Goulding also performed tracks like ‘Anything Could Happen’, ‘Love Me Like You Do’ and busted out the guitar for her hit single ‘Burn’. Ellie hasn’t been around as long as BSB, but still her entire set was hit after hit. Ellie Goulding live will never disappoint.
While the Backstreet Boys were certainly the highlight for the moms in the audience, the night’s headliner was all about the daughters, as Ariana Grande closed out the Chicago stop on the Jingle Ball Tour. Ariana of course got things going with her huge 2016 single, ‘Side To Side’, and although she wasn’t joined by Nicki Minaj for the performance, Ariana didn’t need it. Grande kept the fans screaming and ended the night on a high note, and who can hit those high notes better than Ari? From top to bottom, everyone delivered for Chicago last night.
Check out our photos from the Jingle Ball last night in Chicago below, and peep the remaining dates on the Jingle Ball Tour here!
Tickets for iHeartRadio and 103.5 Kiss FM‘s Jingle Ball went on sale only hours ago and it won’t be long until Chicago’s Jingle Ball becomes sold out like New York and Los Angeles. And with amazing Jingle Ball artists like Ariana Grande, Justin Bieber, Britney Spears, Bruno Mars, the Backstreet Boys, Ellie Goulding and more, it is no surprise why tickets are moving fast.
So whether you got your tickets the minute they went on sale, or if you’re one of the lucky ones who grabs some before they sell out, we have compiled a list of some of our favorite songs that we need to hear at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont on December 14th. From Ellie Goulding’s ‘On My Mind’ to the classic Backstreet Boy record ‘I Want It That Way’, there are a bunch of must hear songs at the Jingle Ball this year.
Hit the jump and check out our list of the 10 songs that we need to hear at this year’s 103.5 Kiss FM Jingle Ball, and if you haven’t yet, get your tickets now while you still can, and check out the other dates for iHeartRadio’s Jingle Balls here!
With a huge lineup of the biggest artists in music, from pop superstars like Justin Bieber and Ariana Grande, the most exciting emerging artists like Alessia Cara and Daya, ’90s pop legends with Britney Spears and the Backstreet Boys, rappers like G-Eazy and Pitbull and some of the biggest names in EDM with The Chainsmokers and Martin Garrix, the iHeartRadio Jingle Ball is the best it’s ever been in 2016.
Kicking off November 29th in Dallas, TX, and making stops in Los Angeles, Chicago, New York and more, until the tour concludes December 18th in Miami, the Jingle Ball is the can’t miss event of the year, so stay tuned at iHeartRadio’s official website for information on how you can get your tickets before they are all gone.
And to get you excited for the iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Presents by Capitol One, we have compiled our list of our 20 most anticipated artists for the big show, in no particular order.
iHeartRadio is bringing back their “Jingle Ball Tour” in 2016 and this year it’s the biggest it’s ever been! Hitting stops in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, Atanta, Washington D.C., Miami, Minneapolis and more, iHeartRadio is bringing some of music’s biggest artists to a city near you.
Fans catching one of the tours multiple dates will be treated with performances from Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, Ellie Goulding, Bruno Mars, the Backstreet Boys, The Chainsmokers, Shawn Mendes, Diplo, Pitbull, Martin Garrix, Alessia Cara, Niall Horan, Daya, Meghan Trainor and many more, and you can get ticket information at the links below.
Check out the Jingle Ball dates, locations, and full lineups now!
iHeartRadio and 102.7 KIIS FM gave their Los Angeles fans a sneak peak of their Christmas gifts this morning as the lineup for the 102.7 KIIS FM Jingle Ball was announced. Performing at this year’s LA Jingle Ball, which will take place Friday December 2nd at the Staples Center, will be Justin Bieber, Britney Spears, Bruno Mars, Meghan Trainor, Fifth Harmony, Alessia Cara, Diplo, Lukas Graham, Daya and a special appearance from Niall Horan.
With something for everyone and a handful of artists that could sell out the Staples Center on their own, the Jingle Ball is easily the can’t miss concert in LA to wrap up your 2016. And if you have a Capitol One credit card you’re definitely in luck, as a special pre-sale is available from October 13th at 10:00 AM PT until the 16th (or until tickets sell out).
Get more information on tickets at 102.7 KIIS FM’s official website here.
iHeartRadio and 103.5 KISS FM are bringing their Jingle Ball back to Chicago’s Allstate Arena in Rosemont, IL and its lineup is bigger than ever. Performing at this year’s Chicago stop on the Jingle Ball, which will take place on December 14th, will be Ariana Grande, Ellie Goulding, Tove Lo, the Backstreet Boys, Hailee Steinfeld, Daya, Lukas Graham and a surprise appearance by One Direction’s Niall Horan.
And if you have a Capitol One credit card, a special pre-sale is available from October 13th at 10:00 AM until the 16th (or until tickets sell out). With names like Ariana Grande and Ellie Goulding, this will definitely be a Jingle Ball for the ages, and not one that you’ll want to forget.
Check out our photos from last year’s 103.5 KISS FM Jingle Ball and get more information on tickets at 103.5 KISS FM’s official website here.
As temperatures drop, holiday decorations hit shelves and pumpkin spice appears everywhere, it’s just a matter of months before the iHeartRadio Jingle Ball hits an arena near you. And in anticipation of the biggest tour in pop music, iHeartRadio has announced its first round of Jingle Ball 2016 artists.
Blessing a Jingle Ball stage near you, artists like Charlie Puth, Diplo, Daya and Fifth Harmony will perform at various Jingle Balls throughout the country. Don’t think that’s it for performs either, as many other huge artists are sure to join the tour, which saw performances from Selena Gomez, One Direction, The Weeknd and more in 2015.
This year the iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2016 Tour presented by Capital One, will make stops in Dallas, San Francisco/San Jose, Los Angeles, Chicago, Minneapolis, Philadelphia, New York, Boston, Washington D.C., Atlanta, Tamp and Miami/Ft. Lauderdale, so you have virtually no excuse to not make it out.
Tickets for these dates will go fast however, so be sure to pick some up ASAP, with a pre-sale beginning on October 13 at 10 AM (local time) and runs through October 16. Tickets go on sale to the general public on October 17 at noon, and will be available at iHeartRadio.com/JingleBall.
iHeartRadio went all in this year for their epic iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas, NV. Taking place in Sin City’s brand new T-Mobile Arena, fans will see the biggest names in music and the festival’s best lineup to date. Performing the festival this year will be mega-stars like Drake, Sia, Ariana Grande and Britney Spears, legends like Sting and Billy Idol, and much more, including performances from Zedd, Usher, Pitbull, Cage The Elephant and many more.
While Vegas gets us all in the betting mode, don’t gamble on this one, get your tickets now before its too late! The 2-day festival will take place on Friday, September 23rd and Saturday, September 24th. The festival will also host its Daytime Village, which will take place on the strip and feature sets from Alessia Cara, Sam Hunt, DNCE, Hailee Steinfeld, The Chainsmokers, Bryson Tiller and more.
Check out iHeartRadio’s official video announcement below.