Jason Derulo will be hosting this year’s iHeartRadio Music Awards set to be held on Sunday, April 3rd. The 2016 iHeartRadio Music Awards will be broadcast live on TBS, TNT and TRUTV beginning at 8pm ET/5pm PT, and will feature performances by newly announced performers Zayn, Chris Brown, DNCE, Fetty Wap and Demi Lovato. Also confirmed to perform are Justin Bieber and Meghan Trainor, with Pitbull and Maroon 5’s performances from the Capital One JamFest® featured during the awards broadcast.
“iHeartRadio has been such an important supporter of mine, and I’m thrilled and honored to be hosting this year’s iHeartRadio Music Awards,” said Jason Derulo. “2015 was an incredible year for so many talented artists. It’s going to be a great night of celebration and performance for music fans all across the country, and I couldn’t be more excited to be a part of it.”
“Over the past four years we have seen Jason evolve into a global superstar,” said John Sykes, President of Entertainment Enterprises for iHeartMedia. “When we were choosing a host, there was no doubt in our minds that Jason was the man for the job.”
“Jason Derulo embodies all of the qualities of the perfect host for our show,” said Tom Poleman, President of iHeartMedia’s National Programming Group. “Anyone who has ever seen Jason perform knows that he has the rare ability to completely connect with his audience. Since the iHeartRadio Music Awards is about bringing fans and artists together, there is no better liaison than Jason. He is a creative and talented artist with the same passion and energy as our fans, making him the perfect bridge between the two groups.”
Topping the list of the 2016 nominees are Taylor Swift with eight and The Weeknd with seven nominations. Adele, Drake, Justin Bieber, Ed Sheeran, Luke Bryan and Sam Smith also picked up multiple nominations.
Complete List of Nominees: 2016 iHeartRadio Music Awards Nominations<