iHeartMedia and FOX Entertainment announced today the 2023 iHeartRadio Music Awards will feature performances by 2023 Icon Award Recipient P!NK, Kelly Clarkson, Keith Urban, Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo, Muni Long, Cody Johnson, Coldplay (with a special live performance from Brazil), and more. Additionally, Taylor Swift will receive the 2023 iHeartRadio Innovator Award.
The event will air LIVE from Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, Monday, March 27 (8:00-10:00 p.m. ET live / PT tape-delayed) on FOX. The event also will be heard on iHeartMedia radio stations nationwide and on the iHeartRadio app.
Carrie Underwood is nominated in three categories, including Country Artist of the Year. Morgan Wallen is also nominated 3 times, including Country Artist and Country Song of the year. Luke Bryan is up for two awards, including Country Song. Måneskin is nominated in the Alternative Artist of the Year and Best Group/Duo. Harry Styles received 8 nominations including Song of the Year (“As it Was”) and Artist of the Year. Check out the full list of nominees HERE.
Taylor Swift and P!NK receive special awards
Taylor Swift will receive the 2023 iHeartRadio Innovator Award. The Innovator Award has been presented only on occasion when an artist has proven themselves to have impacted global pop culture throughout their career. In the past, the award has been presented to Pharrell Williams, Justin Timberlake, U2 and Alicia Keys.
P!NK will receive the 2023 iHeartRadio Icon Award, honoring her impact on pop culture, longevity and continued relevance as a touring and radio force with a loyal fan base worldwide. P!NK is a critically-acclaimed singer-songwriter and global pop icon. Since her debut in 2000, she has released 9 studio albums, one greatest hits album, sold over 60 million albums equivalents worldwide, 15 singles in the top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart (four at #1) and has sold out arenas and stadiums all over the world.
Fans can vote in several categories
In addition to paying tribute to music and artists, the 2023 iHeartRadio Music Awards, now in its 10th year, will again celebrate the fans, giving iHeartRadio listeners the opportunity to decide winners in several new and established categories.
Fan voting will determine this year’s Best Lyrics, Best Music Video, Best Fan Army, the Social Star Award, Favorite Tour Photographer, TikTok Bop of the Year, Favorite Documentary, Favorite Tour Style, Favorite Residency and Favorite Use of a Sample.
Social voting begins today, January 11, and will close on March 20 at 11:59 p.m. PT for all categories. Fans can vote on Twitter using the appropriate category and nominee hashtags or by visiting iHeartRadio.com/awards.