Clear Channel Taps Nicki Minaj To Headline 'I HeartRadio" Music Fest

Rapper Nicki Minaj will be one of a number of celebrities who are slated to perform during Clear Channel Radio's “IHeartRadio Music Festival.”

Hollywood A—Lister Ryan Seacrest is hosting the two-day festival, which also include performances by Bruno Mars, The Black Eyed Peas, Jennifer Lopez, Alicia Keys, Lady Gaga, Kelly Clarkson, Sublime, John Mayer, Usher and Sting.

The artists will appear on stage at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas this September, where the festival will also serve to launch clear channels IHeartRadio digital product.

Clear Channel is introducing a new, all digital radio experience that combines 750 broadcast radio stations, along with digital only stations from 150 cities, allowing users to create their own listening experience.

"Building up to the festival, we will be presenting the biggest national promotion in radio history," said John Hogan, President and CEO of Clear Channel Radio. "All 850 Clear Channel radio stations, spanning diverse music formats, introduced millions of listeners across the country to this historic music event. The majority of our stations will also feature exclusive radio and digital content including exclusive artist interviews and ticket giveaways. The announcement of the event alone has set new records. It's the first announcement ever to roadblock all Clear Channel Radio platforms and the teasers and the announcement have reached an estimated 100 million people."

The IHeartRadio Festival will take place at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas from September 23rd-24th.