Justin Timberlake, Selena Gomez, Disturbed Confirmed For iHeartRadio Appearances

iHeart host Jason Derulo [NBC]

In advance of Sunday’s iHeartRadio Music Awards, the entertainment powerhouse confirmed a handful of celebrities who will make appearances during the show.

Per iHeart’s official press release, celebrities set to appear include 2 Chainz, Adam Rodriguez, AJ McLean, Alli Simpson, Aloe Blacc, Angela Lanter, Becca Tilley, Bethany Mota, Big Boy, Big Sean, Bobby Bones, Brad Paisley, Calvin Harris, Cheryl Burke, Chris Daughtry, Cody Simpson, Dascha Polanco, Derek Hough, Diane Warren, Disturbed, Elvis Duran, Hayes and Nash Grier, Hozier, Iliza Shlesinger, James Maslow, Jhené Aiko, Jordan Fisher, Julianne Hough, Justin Timberlake, Kat Graham, Kayla Brianna Smith, Keke Palmer, Kelly Osbourne, Laura Marano, Major Lazer, Mel B, Mr. Probz, NeNe Leakes, Nick Fradiani, Nicky Jam, Nile Rodgers, Olivia Holt, Omarion, Pete Wentz, Ryan Seacrest, Sabrina Carpenter, Selena Gomez, Shahs of Sunset, Shinedown, Sophia Grace, Ta’Rhonda Jones, Trey Songz, Voz de Mando, Walk The Moon, Witney Carson, Wiz Khalifa, Zendaya and more.

Those in attendance — as well as those watching the live simulcast on either TBS, TNT or Tru — will see in-venue performances by ZAYN, Chris Brown, DNCE, Fetty Wap, Demi Lovato, Justin Bieber, Meghan Trainor, Iggy Azalea, G-Eazy, Bebe Rexha and Jason Derulo.

Pitbull and Maroon 5, meanwhile, will perform via satellite from Houston’s March Madness festival.

Also confirmed for the broadcast: Taylor Swift will receive her award for Best Tour (as well as others she may win during the broadcast), while U2 will receive the Innovator Award.

Jason Derulo hosts the show, which airs at 8PM ET on April 3 against heavy competition. CBS will oppose the iHearts with the Academy of Country Music Awards, while AMC will offer its 90-minute “The Walking Dead” season finale.

Written by Brian Cantor

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