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iHeartRadio Music Awards to air this Sunday, March 5, live on Turner's TBS, TNT and truTV

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Fan-Fueled iHeartRadio Music Awards to Air Live
This Sunday, March 5, on Turner's TBS, TNT and truTV

The Chainsmokers and Coldplay's Chris Martin to Give U.S. Television Debut Performance of New Collaboration "Something Just Like This" 

Additional Performances From Bruno Mars, Katy Perry, Ed Sheeran, Shawn Mendes, Thomas Rhett, Noah Cyrus featuring Labrinth and Big Sean

Bruno Mars to be Honored with the 2017 Innovator Award

Justin Timberlake, Miley Cyrus, John Legend, Demi Lovato, Florida Georgia Line and More to Attend


The fan-fueled fourth annual iHeartRadio Music Awards will welcome the biggest names in entertainment, bringing the music of the iHeartRadio app to life this Sunday, March 5. The celebration will be simulcast live by Turner's TBS, TNT and truTV at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT from the historic, "Fabulous" Forum in Los Angeles. The iHeartRadio Music Awards will also air simultaneously on iHeartMedia stations nationwide and across the iHeartRadio digital music platform.
 
Award presenters of the The March 5 telecast include Ansel Elgort, Daya, Demi Lovato, DJ Khaled, Florida, Georgia Line, Halsey, Jason Derulo, Joe Jonas, John Legend, Karrueche Tran, Kelsea Ballerini, Macklemore and Miley Cyrus.

In addition, the show will also feature celebrity guest appearances from Adriel Favela, Carlos Rivera, Cheyo Carrillo, Chris Lane, CNCO, DJ Snake, Dreezy, Fat Joe, French Montana, Gerardo Ortiz, Granger Smith, Hey Violet, J Balvin, Joss Favela, Kayla Brianna, Prince Royce, Regulo Caro, Sabrina Carpenter, Sean Paul, Sleeping With Sirens, Sofia Reyes, The Strumbellas and Ty Dolla $ign.

For the fourth straight year, the iHeartRadio Music Awards will celebrate the amazing music that was heard throughout the year across iHeartMedia radio stations nationwide and on iHeartRadio. The evening's announced lineup includes performances from Bruno Mars, Katy Perry, Ed Sheeran, Shawn Mendes, Thomas Rhett, Noah Cyrus featuring Labrinth and Big Sean, plus Coldplay's Chris Martin joins The Chainsmokers for their first U.S. television performance together of "Something Just Like This". This is the second year for the Turner networks to simulcast the event.

iHeartRadio will also honor Bruno Mars with its most prestigious award of the evening – the 2017 iHeartRadio Innovator Award – for his undeniable impact on the world of popular culture and will pay tribute to their unparalleled contributions to the music industry and social causes.

Nominees for the iHeartRadio Music Awards were announced on Jan. 4 and the full list of category finalists can be found at iHeartRadio.com/Awards. Fan voting will determine this year's Best Fan Army presented by Taco Bell, Best Lyrics, Best Collaboration, Best Cover Song, Best Song from a Movie and the first-ever Best Music Video, Social Star Award and Best Underground Alternative Band awards. Social voting for the Social Star Award and Best Fan Army Award presented by Taco Bell began through iHeartRadio's social sites and in the iHeartRadio App on Jan. 3, while social voting for all other categories began on Jan. 4 and closed on Feb. 24, though voting for the Social Star Award and the Best Fan Army Award presented by Taco Bell will continue through the evening of the awards on March 5. Fans can vote by visiting iHeartRadio.com/Awards.

Proud partners of the 2017 iHeartRadio Music Awards include Bioré® Skincare, Chase, Coors Light®, eBay, ICE BREAKERS, Taco Bell, Saban's Power Rangers, The All-New 2017 Subaru Impreza® and T-Mobile.

The awards are produced by iHeartMedia and Den of Thieves. Executive Producers for iHeartMedia are John Sykes, Tom Poleman and Lee Rolontz.

For breaking news and exclusive iHeartRadio Music Awards content, visit iHeartRadio.com/awards or follow the social buzz on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Google+.


About Turner

TBS, TNT and truTV are part of Turner, a Time Warner company. Turner creates and programs branded news, entertainment, sports, animation and young adult multi-platform content for consumers around the world. Turner brands and businesses include CNN/U.S., HLN, CNN International and CNN.com, TBS, TNT, TCM, truTV, Cartoon Network, Boomerang, Adult Swim, Turner Sports, Bleacher Report, FilmStruck, Super Deluxe, iStreamPlanet and ELEAGUE.


About iHeartMedia

With over a quarter of a billion monthly listeners in the U.S. and over 85 million social followers, iHeartMedia has the largest national reach of any radio or television outlet in America. As the leader in multiplatform connections, it also serves over 150 local markets through 858 owned radio stations, and the company's radio stations and content can be heard on AM/FM, HD digital radio, satellite radio, on the Internet at iHeartRadio.com and on the company's radio station websites, on the iHeartRadio mobile app, in enhanced auto dashes, on tablets, wearables and smartphones, and on gaming consoles.

iHeartRadio, iHeartMedia's digital radio platform, is the fastest growing digital audio service in the U.S. and offers users thousands of live radio stations, personalized custom artist stations created by just one song or seed artist and the top podcasts and personalities. With over a billion downloads, iHeartRadio reached 95 million registered users faster than any other radio or digital music service and even faster than Facebook.

iHeartMedia's platforms include radio broadcasting, online, mobile, digital and social media, podcasts, personalities and influencers, live concerts and events, syndication, music research services and independent media representation. iHeartMedia is a division of iHeartMedia, Inc. (OTCBB: IHRT). Visit iHeartMedia.com for more company information.


Publicity Contacts

iHeartMedia
Angel Aristone

646.343.2410
AngelAristone@iheartmedia.com

Turner
Eileen Quast

818.729.7353
eileen.quast@turner.com