Elton John was awarded the 2021 iHeartRadio Icon Award, introduced by introduced by Chris Martin and Lil Nas X and was handled to a tribute efficiency from Brandi Carlile, Demi Lovato and H.E.R.
Amongst those that made particular appearances all through the evening have been Taylor Swift, Dua Lipa, Roddy Ricch, twenty one pilots, Megan Thee Stallion, LL Cool J, Nelly, Machine Gun Kelly, French Montana, Lil Jon, Robin Thicke, Joel McHale, Oliver Stark, Ryan Guzman, Gabby Barrett, Ava Max and Raphael Saadiq.
Usher additionally carried out a medley of his hits, together with “Confessions,” “Love In This Membership,” “U Do not Have To Name,” “DJ Bought Us Fallin’ In Love,” and “Scream.” Lil Jon shocked the group by pulling up in a 1972 Impala to hitch Usher on stage for a efficiency of “Yeah.”
The present aired stay from the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles.
Winners included The Weeknd for Music of the Yr for “Blinding Lights,” Feminine Artist of the Yr went to Dua Lipa, Male Artist of the Yr to The Weeknd, Finest New Pop Artist to Doja Cat, and Various Rock Album of the Yr to Machine Gun Kelly for “Tickets to My Downfall.”