iHeart Radio Music Awards 2019 [LIVE UPDATES]

Let's get this 2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards started, SHALL WE?! It's your girl Rach and for those of you who aren't able to watch, allow me to grace you with our live updates!

8:00pm- HALSEY TAKES THE STAGE TO START THE SHOW

Not only does she look like a GODDESS In her pink hair, our girl brought out her new boo YUNGBLUD to perform their new song called, 11 minutes together!

 

8:05pm - T-PAIN INTROS

Did he really just sing in autotune?! AFTER ALL THAT HE'S DONE AS THE MASKED MONSTER!! T-Pain is kicking off the show and holdin' it down tonight and we are SO hype!

8:10pm - Katy Perry & Zedd Take the Stage

Shameless plug to their song 365... it's ok we're here for it but let's get it going! We're waiting to see who takes home BEST DUO/ GROUP of the year!!!!

8:12pm - 5SOS WINS BEST DUO/GROUP OF THE YEAR

YESSS 5SOS FAM THEY DID IT!! They're acceptance spech is the cutest... check it out on our Insta story rn @Q102philly

 

8:18pm - CARDI B WINS HIP HOP ARTIST OF THE YEAR

UGH why isn't she at the iHeartAwards! We miss her energy -- Cardi is out here thanking her haters for helping her win and encouraging her to be better!8:20pm - KASEY MUSGRAVES SINGS RAINBOW

She may not be in our TOP 40 culture but she is the Ariana Grande of the Country world right now, we are so proud of her!

8:25pm - T-PAIN BRINGS OUT THE MONSTER MASK!

Thank god... I missed that cute little bucked tooth guy! It's been a while since the Masked Singer Finale

8:27pm -- JAMIE FOX INTRODUCES ALICIA KEYS AS INNOVATOR OF THE YEAR

This girl is on FIRE!! Alicia is ICONIC and has totally paved the way for the music industry. Including women in music. We love Alicia this is so deserved!

8:40pm - MARSHMELLO PERFORMS WITH LAUV

Our Philly boy reppin' us HARD! We love Marshmello -- and of course our boy Lauv filled some big shoes singing Bastilles part of Happier... but we also got a glimpse of his song "So Tired of Love Songs" in the mash up! And then look at lovely the band comin' in hot to end the musical production!

 

8:48pm - MAREN MORRIS INTRODUCES T-SWIFT AS TOUR OF THE YEAR!

This is SOO Deserved! Our queen Taylor was named Tour of the Year and made sure to thank the fans through it all! She confirmed that we will be the FIRST to know when new music will be released! So does that mean it's not soon?! Have we been misreading her instagram teases?!

9:00pm - JOHN LEGEND TAKES THE STAGE

Take me to CHURCH Johnny boy! Somewhere in the audience, Chrissy Tiegan is out there cheering on her manz. Ooo boy getting me in the feels as he preaches with the red choir at the #iHeartAwards2019

9:11pm - BACKSTREET IS BACK!

Omg omg omg.. GIVE THE PEOPLE WHAT THEY WANT!!! New music & old coming from these boys make my 90's soul FLIP OUT!!!

9:15 - BEST FAN ARMY GOES TO....

BTS... clearly, are we surprised?! I think I'm honestly more surprised by the fact that this fan army has CAPTAINS that represent the US according to Shay Mitchell... THAT'S WILD!

9:20pm -- ALICIA KEYS PERFORMS

Omg and she brought up her son to play piano for her... I'm not crying you're crying. I want Alicia to be my mom!

9:30pm -- ARIANA GRANDE WINS ARTIST OF THE YEAR & PERFORMS NEEDY

But wait... she's not here... I thought she was supposed to be at the iHeartRadio Music Awards?!? Her performance is pre-recorded and super intimate... but why isn't she here?!?!?

9:40m -- Halsey wins Best Fan Girl

She is beauty, she is grace, she is @iamHalsey --- she's ICONIC in the industry and female activism. She sets the standards for strong women and we are HERE for it!!!

10:00pm -- MAREN MORRIS & ZEDD WIN....

I wish I could tell you... but they got CUT OFF WHAT WAS THAT?!?!?! I WANNA HEAR MY GIRL MAREN SPEAK WORDS OF WISDOM

 

I guess that means it's over.... Thank you to the #iHeartAwards2019 for such an amazing show, with even amazing performers!

365 more days until the next!

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