NEW YORK (CelebrityAccess) – iHeartMedia has today (Mar. 7) announced that Grammy Award-winning rapper/singer/songwriter T-Pain will host the 2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards.
The live two-hour event is scheduled to air Thursday, March 14 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX from Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Fans can also tune into the show live via iHeartMedia radio stations nationwide and iHeartRadio, the all-in-one digital music, podcast, on demand and live-streaming radio service.
This year the iHeartRadio Music Awards will honor Alicia Keys with the iHeartRadio Innovator Award; Garth Brooks with the first-ever Artist of the Decade Award; Halsey with the iHeartRadio Fangirls Award presented by L’Oréal Paris; and Taylor Swift with the Tour of the Year Award. Artists receiving multiple nominations include Cardi B, Drake, Ariana Grande, Shawn Mendes, Post Malone, Maroon 5 and Imagine Dragons.
Featured performances during this year’s show include Alicia Keys, Ariana Grande, Garth Brooks, Halsey, John Legend, Kacey Musgraves and more, with a special appearance by Swift.
T-Pain’s new album 1UP recently hit #1 on the iTunes Hip Hop charts and includes “Getcha Roll On” featuring Tory Lanez alongside new collaborations with Lil Wayne, Boosie Badazz, O.T Genasis, Russ and Cinematic label mate Flipp Dinero.