The CW To Air Clear Channel's iHeartRadio Festival
July 18, 2012
The CW announced today that it will kick off its Fall 2012 season with an exclusive broadcast of Clear Channelís iHeartRadio Music Festival on Monday, October 1 from 8-10 p.m. ET. The two-day concert event will take place September 21-22 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas, NV.
Artists scheduled to perform at this yearís iHeartRadio Music Festival include Usher, Bon Jovi, Taylor Swift, SwedishHouse Mafia, P!nk, Aerosmith, Rihanna, No Doubt, Lil Wayne, Miranda Lambert, Shakira, BradPaisley, EnriqueIglesias, Green Day, Jason Aldean, Mary J. Blige, Linkin Park, deadmau5, Calvin Harris and Pitbull with more to be announced in the weeks prior to the event. The performances to be featured on The CWís Oct. 1 special will be determined and announced following the two-day concert event.
"The inaugural iHeartRadio Music Festival was an amazing experience for our listeners and music fans across America, and this yearís lineup is again going to exceed all expectations. With CW as the Festivalís TV broadcast partner, we can give people who canít be in Las Vegas the ability to watch this extraordinary event from their own living rooms," said John Sykes, President of ClearChannel Entertainment Enterprises. "This exclusive broadcast event emphasizes our commitment to bringing great music and content to our audience anywhere they want it."
"The CW is thrilled to partner with Clear Channel to bring our viewers the exclusive TV broadcast of 2012 iHeartRadio Music Festival," said Mark Pedowitz, President of The CW. "What better way to kick off our new fall season than with many of the music industryís biggest acts on The CW."