Drake, Kendrick Lamar, & Pharrell to Perform at iHeartRadio Music Awards

Drake, Kendrick Lamar, and Pharrell Williams are among the performers for the iHeartRadio Music Awards.

The hip-hop superstars will take the stage at L.A.’s Shrine Auditorium for the inaugural music special, which airs live on NBC on Thursday, May 1, at 8 p.m. EST.

Other performers include Ariana Grande, Pitbull, Shakira, Ed Sheeran, Arcade Fire, Blake Shelton, Imagine Dragons, and more.

Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Lorde, Chris Martin, and Demi Lovato are also expected to make appearances.

In addition to performances at the Shrine, the event will showcase artists playing some of L.A.’s most iconic venues including The Roxy and Hotel Café.

Rihanna leads the nominations with seven including Artist of the Year, while Justin Timberlake follows with five.

Fans can choose which nominee they want to win in each category by voting online.