The 2022 iHeartRadio Music Festival Returned to Las Vegas With An Iconic Lineup and Unforgettable Moments

After two days and dozens of legendary performances, the twelfth annual iHeartRadio Music Festival hosted by Ryan Seacrest concluded on Saturday evening at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas with unforgettable performances over the span of two days by Avril Lavigne, Black Eyed Peas, Halsey, Lionel Richie, LL COOL J feat. DJ Z-Trip, Luke Combs, Maren Morris, Megan Thee Stallion, Morgan Wallen, Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo, Pitbull, Sam Smith, Sean Diddy Combs and The Black Keys.

Chlöe turned up the heat with an action-packed set featuring songs like “Have Mercy,” “Do It,” “For the Night” and “Treat Me.” She also brought Cheat Codes back out on stage for a cover of Lumidee’s “Never Leave.”

The iconic weekend-long concert event included the biggest names in music across all genres on the main stage at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on the evenings of September 23 and September 24, and at the Daytime Stage at the iHeartRadio Music Festival Saturday afternoon at AREA15, which featured performances by from Avril Lavigne, Maggie Rogers, 5 Seconds of Summer, Big Time Rush, Girl in Red, Lauv, Chlöe, Willow, JAX, Chase Rice, Latto, Carly Pearce, Ryan Hurd, GAYLE and Lauren Spencer-Smith.

Willow performed the ultimate set at the Daytime Stage, rocking the crowd with hits like “Meet Me At Our Spot” and more. They were also spotted watching earlier sets from the pit with the fans.

Latto kept the energy up with songs like her hit “Big Energy” and other songs like “B*tch From Da Souf,” “Soufside” and more. She also had a sweet moment with Chloe backstage when both singers realized they were twinning in their stage bodysuits.

The 2022 iHeartRadio Music Festival also featured celebrity appearances including Alexis Mateo and Coco Montrese from RuPaul’s Drag Race, Ben Higgins, Bethany Joy Lenz, Drew Sidora, Dixie D’Amelio, Hayley Kiyoko, Hilarie Burton, JAX, Jennie Garth, Kristin Cavallari, Kyle Richards, Lance Bass, Leslie Jones, Lisa Ann Walter and Sheryl Lee Ralph from Abbott Elementary, Sophia Bush, Teddi Mellencamp, The Miz and Tori Spelling.



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Tony Bowles, Contributing Columnist

Tony Bowles, Contributing Columnist


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