CLEAR CHANNEL MEDIA + ENTERTAINMENT has added legendary artist PAUL MCCARTNEY to the lineup for the iHEARTRADIO MUSIC FESTIVAL, the two-day music event hosted by RYAN SEACREST at MGM GRAND LAS VEGAS. PAUL MCCARTNEY joins a lineup including JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE, KATY PERRY, J. COLE, ELTON JOHN, MUSE, TIËSTO, CHRIS BROWN, KEITH URBAN, FUN., MIGUEL, BRUNO MARS, PHOENIX, ZEDD, MAROON 5, TIM MCGRAW, KE$HA, DRAKE, THIRTY SECONDS TO MARS and BENNY BENASSI, plus a rare live appearance by legendary rock band QUEEN + ADAM LAMBERT, this year’s MACY’S iHEARTRADIO Rising Star winner, THE SUMMER SET and other special surprise guests to be announced later.
This year, the Festival adds the “iHEARTRADIO MUSIC FESTIVAL Village” on SATURDAY afternoon. The Festival Village will feature live performances on two stages by nearly a dozen popular and up-and-coming artists, including MILEY CYRUS, THE WANTED, JASON DERULO, THE BAND PERRY, AVRIL LAVIGNE, KREWELLA, CHER LLOYD, TWENTY ONE PILOTS, PETE TONG, AWOLNATION and a special guest appearance by NE-YO.
iHEARTRADIO MUSIC FESTIVAL will take place SEPTEMBER 20st-21nd, 2013 at the MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA in LAS VEGAS.
PAUL MCCARTNEY will perform on SATURDAY evening, SEPTEMBER 21st.
“After only two years, the iHEARTRADIO MUSIC FESTIVAL has attracted the biggest music artist in the world,” said Co-Exec. Producer of the iHEARTRADIO MUSIC FESTIVAL and Pres./Entertainment Enterprises JOHN SYKES. “Having PAUL join this year’s already spectacular and diverse lineup heightens the excitement for what has become the most-anticipated music festival of the year.”
“The addition of PAUL MCCARTNEY to the lineup underscores the magnitude and diversity of the iHEARTRADIO MUSIC FESTIVAL,” said Co-Exec. Producer and Pres./National Programming Platforms TOM POLEMAN. “There’s no bigger icon in music.”
The Festival will broadcast live across CLEAR CHANNEL radio stations in 150 markets nationwide, and this year will air as a two night special on THE CW NETWORK on SEPTEMBER 30th (night one) at 8-10p ET/PT and OCTOBER 1st (night two) at 8-10p ET/PT, to launch the network’s FALL season.