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Pharrell, Drake, and Blake Shelton are scheduled to perform at the first iHeartRadio Music Awards in May.
Ryan Seacrest will be producing the show while Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Lorde, and Coldplay's Chris Martin will be appearing at the ceremony, according to the Associated Press. On Monday, Clear Channel said that Kendrick Lamar, Shakira, Ed Sheeran and Arcade Fire will also be performing at the awards.
It remains to be seen whether Rihanna, Maroon 5, Justin Timberlake, Imagine Dragons or Macklemore & Ryan Lewis will take the artist of the year award. Before the ceremony, fans can vote online for Best Fan Army, Best Collaboration, Country Song of the Year, Hip/Hop Song of the Year, and Alt/ Rock Song of the Year. According to NBC, fans can vote by using hashtags to cast over 13 million votes on social media. Fans can vote on Facebook, Twitter, or directly on the website.
The awards were announced last month. They will recognize the most popular artists and music from the past year.
The three-hour telecast will take place at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles starting at 8 p.m. Eastern. The awards will be broadcast live on May 1 on NBC.