Lenny Kravitz announced as host for the 2023 iHeartRadio Music Awards
Photo: Lenny Kravitz Instagram
In a statement, Kravitz expressed his excitement for the upcoming event, stating "I'm thrilled to host and perform at the 2023 iHeartRadio Music Awards to celebrate the best in music. Acordind "People", as always, the show will feature some great surprises and unforgettable performances that music fans across the country won't want to miss."
This year's award show will feature live performances from some of the biggest names in music, multiple award presentations in various categories, surprise moments, and the stories of the winning artists' journeys to reach #1.
The event will include a special appearance by LL Cool J and a performance by Grammy-nominated rapper Latto, joining the previously-announced performers such as P!NK, Kelly Clarkson, Keith Urban, Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo, Muni Long, Cody Johnson, Coldplay (with a special live performance from Brazil), and more. Taylor Swift will also be honored with the iHeartRadio Innovator Award for her impact on global pop culture throughout her illustrious career.
The 2023 iHeartRadio Music Awards will be broadcast live on FOX on Monday, March 27th from 8-10pm ET/PT (tape-delayed). Fans can also tune in to iHeartRadio stations nationwide or stream the show on the iHeartRadio app.
As with previous years, the iHeartRadio Music Awards will celebrate the fans, giving them the power to decide the winners in various categories. Fans can vote via Twitter using the appropriate category and nominee hashtags or by visiting iHeartRadio.com/awards.
The categories include 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 opened on January 11th and will close on March 20th at 11:59pm PT for all categories.
In addition to hosting the iHeartRadio Music Awards, Lenny Kravitz recently performed "In Memoriam" at the Oscars 2023 in honor of the filmmakers who passed away this year. The artist stayed true to his signature style, appearing on the red carpet at Saint Laurent and wearing massive Chrome Hearts jewelry.