Clear Channel’s 2013 iHeartRadio Music Festival, set to take place September 20-21 in Las Vegas, will not only be broadcast live on Clear Channel radio stations across the country, but will also video stream live via Yahoo Music and the PlayStation 3 gaming console. In addition, the festival will be televised as a two-night primetime special on The CW Network to kick off their fall season on Monday, September 30 and Tuesday, October 1. Hosted by Ryan Seacrest, the sold-out festival at the MGM Grand will include performances by Justin Timberlake, Paul McCartney, Katy Perry, J. Cole, Elton John, Muse, Tiësto, Chris Brown, Keith Urban, fun., Miguel, Bruno Mars, Phoenix, Zedd, Maroon 5, Tim McGraw, Ke$ha, Drake, Thirty Seconds to Mars, Benny Benassi, Queen + Adam Lambert, a special guest appearance by Robin Thicke and this year’s Macy’s iHeartRadio Rising Star winner, The Summer Set, plus other surprise collaborations.
In other news, the festival will also welcome celebrity guest presenters Britney Spears, actress Kate Hudson, professional athlete Shaun White, reality stars Khloe Kardashian Odom and Kendall and Kylie Jenner, actress Ashley Greene, singer Kelly Rowland, comedian Kevin Hart, Pretty Little Liars stars Lucy Hale and Shay Mitchell, The Walking Dead actor Norman Reedus, Ian Somerhalder of The Vampire Diaries, Stephen Amell of the CW series Arrow, Jessica and Jep Robertson from Duck Dynasty, and comedian and actress Rebel Wilson. Some of Clear Channel’s own talent, including Elvis Duran, Bobby Bones, The Breakfast Club, Mario Lopez, Steve Harvey and more, will also make special guest appearances. Festival attendees will also enjoy sets by Clear Channel guest DJs Skee and Prostyle.
Sponsors and partners of this year’s iHeartRadio Music Festival include AXE Black Chill, Bud Light Platinum, The CW Network, Elizabeth Arden, Fruttare, the “It Can Wait” movement to end texting and driving, Macy’s, MasterCard, Matador Beef Jerky, MGM Grand, Pepsi, Regency Enterprise’s RUNNER RUNNER, released by 20th Century Fox, SMIRNOFF Vodka and State Farm.