iHeartMedia announced today that Bon Jovi will perform at the 2018 iHeartRadio Music Awards. It was also announced that Bon Jovi will receive the iHeartRadio Icon Award; Chance the Rapper will receive the 2018 iHeartRadio Innovator Award and Camila Cabello will be honored with the iHeartRadio Fangirls Award presented by L’Oréal Paris on Sunday, March 11, 2018.
Previously announced performers include Ed Sheeran, Cardi B, Maroon 5, Camila Cabello and Charlie Puth. The event will be hosted by Hailey Baldwin and DJ Khaled.
Chance The Rapper will be given the 2018 iHeartRadio Innovator Award “for his groundbreaking accomplishments in the music industry and his unsurpassable contributions to social causes.” As an independent artist, he has risen to the top of hip-hop superstardom and uses his voice to fight for youth empowerment through the arts, education and civic engagement with his non-profit organization, SocialWorks. Past honorees of the iHeartRadio Innovator Award include Pharrell, Justin Timberlake, U2 and Bruno Mars.
Camila Cabello will be presented with the first-ever Fangirls Award, which recognizes a female artist who has pushed boundaries with her music and message while inspiring her fans around the globe.
Bon Jovi will receive the first-ever iHeartRadio Icon Award for their global impact on pop culture, longevity, and continued relevance as a touring and radio force with a loyal fan base worldwide. The Grammy winning band will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in April.