The 2017 iHeartRadio Music Festival Rocked Las Vegas with An Iconic Lineup & Superstar Surprise Collaborations
The 2017 iHeartRadio Music Festival will return to The CW Network as an exclusive two-night special on October 4 and October 5 from 8:00 – 10:00 p.m. EST/PST
Style Magazine Newswire | 9/25/2017, 11:46 a.m.
New York, NY – September 25, 2017 – After two days and dozens of legendary performances, the seventh annual iHeartRadio Music Festival hosted by Ryan Seacrest, host and producer of “On Air with Ryan Seacrest,” concluded Saturday evening at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas with unforgettable performances by Coldplay, The Weeknd, DJ Khaled, Chris Stapleton, Lorde, Kings of Leon, Big Sean, P!NK, Miley Cyrus, Thirty Seconds to Mars, Niall Horan, David Guetta, Thomas Rhett, Harry Styles, Kesha and more, plus this year's Macy's iHeartRadio Rising Star winner, James Maslow.
The iconic weekend-long concert event included the biggest names in music across all genres, on the main stage at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on the evenings of September 22 and September 23, and at the Daytime Village Presented by Capital One® at the iHeartRadio Music Festival on Saturday afternoon at the Las Vegas Village, which featured performances by Migos, Halsey, Flume, Little Mix, French Montana, Niall Horan, Bleachers, Kelsea Ballerini, Judah & The Lion, Bebe Rexha, Noah Cyrus, Hey Violet, Cheat Codes, All Time Low, Khalid and Julia Michaels.
Through a national text-to-win contest, hundreds of lucky winners from across the country were awarded exclusive VIP trips to the two-day concert event. For fans not in attendance, Elvis Duran hosted a live backstage broadcast featuring exclusive artist interviews and performances that aired across iHeartMedia radio stations throughout the country in more than 150 markets and on iHeartRadio. The CW Network also exclusively live streamed both nights of the festival and the Daytime Village via CWTV.com and The CW App. The CW will also broadcast a two-night television special on Wednesday, October 4 and Thursday, October 5 from 8:00p.m – 10:00p.m. EST/PST.
The iHeartRadio Music Festival was a dominant social media topic throughout the weekend. The official hashtag #iHeartFestival was a trending topic on Twitter in the U.S. and worldwide. The Daytime Village official hashtag #iHeartVillage also trended in the U.S. #iHeartFestival continues to trend with tweets and retweets from fans as well as artists and Festival presenters.
Highlights of the 2017 iHeartRadio Music Festival and the Daytime Village Presented by Capital One:
· On Friday, P!NK kicked off the unforgettable weekend walking through the arena from the crowd entrance and later performed a medley of her own “Fun House” and No Doubt’s iconic “Just A Girl.” She ended her set with her signature acrobatics as she soared above fans performing “So What.”
· Later, Thirty Seconds To Mars began their performance with an emotional mash-up that paid tribute to the legendary rock artists we've lost in the last few years. Later, lead singer Jared Leto dressed in a vibrant rainbow colored poncho walked through the crowd while singing “Kings and Queens."
· During his performance, Thomas Rhett serenaded one lucky female fan and performed a cover of Bruno Mars’ ‘That’s What I Like.”
· The 2017 iHeartRadio Music Festival featured one-of-a-kind surprise collaborations: Bebe Rexha made an appearance on all three 2017 iHeartRadio Music Festival stages. On Friday Bebe Rexha joined David Guetta for his closing set to perform their hit “Hey Mama", and a special remix of Taylor Swift’s “Look What You Made Me Do."