Taylor Swift is ready to obtain the 2023 iHeartRadio Innovator Award on the 2023 iHeartRadio Music Awards, which is able to air reside from Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on Monday, March 27. Earlier recipients of the Innovator Award are Pharrell Williams, Justin Timberlake, U2, Bruno Mars, Probability the Rapper and Alicia Keys.
Along with her musical accomplishments, iHeart notes in an announcement that Swift is “an advocate for women’s rights and the LGBTQ+ community, using her music and platform to inspire young people to use their voting power.”
iHeart additionally notes that Swift’s smash “Anti-Hero,” which topped the Billboard Scorching 100 for eight weeks from November into January, “is currently the most played song across iHeartRadio.”
P!nk will obtain 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.” Earlier recipients are Bon Jovi, Elton John and Jennifer Lopez.
Swift and P!nk, after all, have each obtained sufficient awards to fill a warehouse. Each are a number of Grammy winners (12 for Swift, three for P!nk). Each have obtained Billboard’s Lady of the Yr honor (Swift has obtained it twice). Each have obtained prime honorary awards on the Brit Awards.
P!nk will even carry out on the present, as will Kelly Clarkson, Keith City, Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo, Muni Lengthy, Cody Johnson and Coldplay (the latter performing reside from Brazil).
These bookings are thought of a boon for relative newcomers Lengthy and Johnson as they try to construct on their 2022 breakthroughs. Each landed their first prime 20 hits on the Scorching 100 final 12 months, with “Hrs and Hrs” and “’Til You Can’t,” respectively.
Clarkson’s efficiency on the iHearts is considerably shocking, as a result of her focus prior to now few years has been on her massively profitable daytime speak present.
Benatar and Giraldo are 2022 inductees into the Rock and Roll Corridor of Fame, which John Sykes additionally oversees. (Sykes, the president of leisure enterprises for iHeartMedia, can also be the chairman of the Rock and Roll Corridor of Fame Basis.)
Now in its tenth 12 months, the iHeartRadio Music Awards will have a good time the most-played artists and songs on iHeartRadio stations and the iHeartRadio app all through 2022,
Fan voting will decide this 12 months’s finest lyrics, finest music video, finest fan military, the social star award, favourite tour photographer, TikTok bop of the 12 months, favourite documentary, favourite tour fashion, favourite residency and favourite use of a pattern.
Social voting will shut on March 20 at 11:59 p.m. PT for all classes. Followers can vote on Twitter utilizing the suitable class and nominee hashtags or by visiting iHeartRadio.com/awards.
Extra classes embrace label of the 12 months and particular person winners for album of the 12 months in numerous genres, together with pop, nation, different, rock, dance, hip-hop, R&B, Latin and regional Mexican codecs.
Government producers for the iHeartRadio Music Awards are Joel Gallen, for Tenth Planet; and Sykes, Tom Poleman and Bart Peters, for iHeartMedia.
Forward of the occasion, followers can tune in to the reside purple carpet pre-show. For breaking information and unique iHeartRadio Music Awards content material, go to iHeartRadio.com/awards.
The occasion will air reside from Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, Monday, March 27 (8:00-10:00 p.m. ET reside / PT tape-delayed) on FOX. The occasion additionally might be heard on iHeartMedia radio stations nationwide and on the iHeartRadio app.