Usher to Host 2020 iHeartRadio Music Awards He will also be one of the performers for the evening. Usher, via statement Other performers will include Justin Bieber, Halsey and Lizzo. Billie Eilish leads with eight nominations this year. The 18-year-old singer will compete for song of the year against Lil Nas X, Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello, the Jonas Brothers and Lizzo.

Usher will host and perform during the iHeartRadio Music Awards

Usher just completed one high-profile performance – his Prince tribute during last Sunday’s Grammy Awards - and for his next marquee outing, the Atlanta R&B superstar will host and perform during the 2020 iHeartRadio Music Awards, which will air live from Los Angeles on March 29 at 8 p.m. on Fox.

The performance slate also includes Halsey, Lizzo, Justin Bieber and others to be announced. Nominees comprise familiar award-circuit names such as Ariana Grande, Billie Eilish, Camila Cabello, Dan + Shay and Atlanta’s Lil Nas X.

Fan voting will determine numerous categories including best cover song, best remix and the inaugural favorite music video choreography award. 

Social voting closes at 8 p.m. March 23. Fans can vote on Twitter using the appropriate category and nominee hashtags or by visiting iHeartRadio.com/awards.

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Melissa Ruggieri
Melissa Ruggieri
Atlanta Journal-Constitution staff writer Melissa Ruggieri covers music and entertainment news for the AJC. She remembers when MTV was awesome.  
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