The iHeartworkRadio Music Awards kicked off on March 14 on the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. The star-studded occasion was full of musical legends and newcomers alike, all who have been desperate to spend the night celebrating and recognizing musical accomplishments.
Rapper and singer T-Pain hosted the present and introduced a enjoyable and thrilling vitality to the gang. Artists like Taylor Swift, Bebe Rexha, and John Legend made appearances and introduced awards, whereas performers Alicia Keys, Katy Perry, Marshmello, Garth Brooks and others graced the stage and gave the viewers a worthwhile present.
But, not each second of the celebrity-filled occasion was captured on digicam. Billboard was there on the carpet and within the viewers, and has extra particulars about what went down behind the scenes on the award present.
Here are seven stuff you weren’t capable of see on TV in the course of the 2019 iHeartwork Radio Music Awards.
1. Halsey Blew Kisses to her Fans Before her Performance
Fans have been in for a deal with as Halsey made her solution to the iHeartwork stage to open up the present. Fans immediately noticed her cotton sweet pink hair as she walked up the steps of the stage, and a few followers yelled in unison, “We love you Halsey!” Halsey heard the mantra and determined to reciprocate the love by blowing a number of kisses their means.
She then went on to carry out her hit track “Without Me,” after which transitioned into her most up-to-date single “11 Minutes,” with Yungblud and Travis Barker. The efficiency was nothing in need of superb.
2. Kasey Musgraves Used a Giant Ladder to Reach Her Giant Rainbow
The rainbow Kasey Musgraves sat on throughout her whole efficiency was taller and heavier than it seems to be. During the industrial break, it took about 6 individuals to wheel in Musgraves’ big glowing rainbow prop in for her efficiency. She additionally had to make use of a tall ladder to succeed in the highest of it, to which she located herself and sat fairly within the nook of the rainbow, and it’s no coincidence that she sang the track, “Rainbow,” from her Golden Hour album. Coldplay’s Chris Martin was additionally a part of the efficiency, and performed the piano alongside the rainbow prop.
three. The Blue Monster from Fox’s Masked Singer Made a Surprise Appearance
Viewers at house didn't get an opportunity to see the legendary blue monster make its solution to the stage for a fast efficiency of T-Pain’s “Blame it.” But, the monster was simply dancing, not singing, alongside to the monitor so no person truly is aware of if it was T-Pain contained in the costume, or another person. But, T-Pain was nowhere in sight so... it very properly might have been. Either means, the gang was blissful and cheering for the monster.
four. Alicia Keys Shared an Intimate Moment along with her son, Egypt, on Stage
During Alicia Keys’ efficiency of “How to Raise a Man,” she invited her son, Egypt, on stage along with her. It was an exquisite household affair as Egypt joined her and performed the piano alongside his mom. During the conclusion of the track, as Alicia inspired the viewers to sway their arms, Egypt hit his meanest floss dance on stage. What followers didn’t see on digicam nevertheless, was Egypt’s face after he walked off stage -- he was gushing with pleasure and was undoubtedly proud to share that second together with his proficient mother.
5. Taylor Swift Made a New Friend within the Audience
During Alicia Keys’ Innovator Award acceptance speech, a candy interplay between Taylor Swift and Alicia Keys’ four-year-old son Genesis might have kindled a brand new friendship. In truth, whereas accepting her award, Alicia joked, “I feel my son Genesis is perhaps attempting to take Taylor out later tonight. He’s engaged on it unsure the way it’s gonna go nevertheless it seems to be fairly good proper now!” Off-camera, Taylor was then seen playfully waving at Genesis, who was watching her all night time lengthy. The second was captured under.
6. One Fan Really Connected with Halsey’s Empowering Speech
Halsey was honored with the 2019 L'Oréal Paris fangirls award and gave an emotional, empowering speech. The viewers was all ears and appeared touched listening to Halsey talk about being a fangirl herself. "In a time the place it's so essential to have feeling and to have empathy, so once I see a fangirl or a fanboy or a fan-anyone I see an individual who's able to feeling and able to affecting change and which means loads to me. So, thanks,” Halsey mentioned as she concluded her speech. As she walked off stage, she waved and reached out to a few of her followers who have been screaming and cheering for her. One fan specifically grabbed her arm and seemed her straight within the eyes. The fan seemed to be having a quick intimate second along with her, with Halsey nodding her head and smiling again on the fan. She then ran off stage as the ground crew motioned that it was time to exit and arrange the subsequent set.
7. Chris Pratt Was Surprised to be Dragged onto Stage with Garth Brooks
Garth Brooks obtained the artist of the last decade award and closed the present performing a mixture of a few of his classics. After Guardians of the Galaxy star Chris Pratt launched him, Pratt walked off to the aspect of the stage to take pleasure in a front-row view of the efficiency. He seemed to be having fun with the present from the sidelines when Garth pulled him from the nook and had him sing alongside to “Friends in Low Places." Chris seemed utterly taken without warning and didn't count on to be pulled onto Garth’s efficiency.