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Kanye West, the Who, Janet Jackson, Sam Smith set for iHeartRadio Music Festival in September

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NEW YORK — Kanye West, Sam Smith, Janet Jackson and the Who are some of the A-listers set for the iHeartRadio Music Festival this fall.

Lil Wayne, Coldplay, the Weeknd and Blake Shelton will also perform during the two-day event in Las Vegas on Sept. 18-19, IHeartMedia announced Thursday.

The festival, in its fifth year, will take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Ryan Seacrest will host the event.

Tickets go on sale Saturday for the general public.

PHOTO: FILE  - In this Dec. 1, 2014 file photo, Kanye West performs during the World AIDS Day (RED) concert In Times Square in New York. West, Sam Smith, Janet Jackson and the Who are some of the A-Listers set for the iHeartRadio Music Festival this fall. IHeartMedia announced Thursday, July 30, 2015, that Lil Wayne, Coldplay, the Weeknd and Blake Shelton will also perform during the two-day event in Las Vegas on Sept. 18-19. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2014 file photo, Kanye West performs during the World AIDS Day (RED) concert In Times Square in New York. West, Sam Smith, Janet Jackson and the Who are some of the A-Listers set for the iHeartRadio Music Festival this fall. IHeartMedia announced Thursday, July 30, 2015, that Lil Wayne, Coldplay, the Weeknd and Blake Shelton will also perform during the two-day event in Las Vegas on Sept. 18-19. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)

Other performers include David Guetta, Kenny Chesney, Fall Out Boy, Disclosure, Duran Duran, Prince Royce, Diplo, the Killers and Jason Derulo.

The festival will live stream on Yahoo! and iHeartMedia's radio stations. It will air as a two-night special on The CW Network on Sept. 29-30.

The festival will also include outdoor daytime performances at the MGM Resorts Village on Sept. 19. Performers for the Daytime Village include Demi Lovato, Hozier, Tove Lo, Trey Songz, Walk the Moon, Nick Jonas, Big Sean, Lee Brice, Echosmith and James Bay.


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