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Photos: Meet The Stars Of The 2023 iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Tour Lineup

The holiday season is approaching fast — and so is the 2023 iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Tour Presented by Capital One. The Jingle Ball tour features Olivia Rodrigo, Usher, Nicki Minaj, SZA, Niall Horan, OneRepublic, AJR, Sabrina Carpenter, Miguel, Jelly Roll, Big Time Rush, NCT DREAM, Flo Rida and more! You won’t want to miss the chance to see some of this year's hottest artists rock the stage throughout the tour.

Fans across the country will be able to watch an exclusive television broadcast on ABC on Thursday, December 21st 8pm ET/PT. The special will also be available on demand and on Hulu the following day.

For the ninth straight year, Capital One will be the national presenting partner of the iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Tour. Eligible Capital One cardholders will get first access to high-demand tickets and exclusive experiences through a special Capital One cardholder presale in each city and can also redeem rewards for curated ticket packages on Capital One Entertainment. The iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Capital One cardholder presale begins Tuesday, Oct. 3rd, at 10am local time and runs through Thursday, Oct. 5th, at 10am local time, or while presale tickets last. Presale info and tickets will be available at  

Capital One cardholders can add a Capital One Access Pass to any pre-sale ticket purchase (while supplies last) to attend an exclusive pre-show event at the Dallas/Fort Worth, Los Angeles, Chicago, New York, and Washington, D.C. stops, which includes a private performance by iHeartRadio Jingle Ball artists Niall Horan, Big Time Rush and OneRepublic depending on the city, complimentary food and drinks, and more.

All other tickets go on sale to the General Public on Friday, Oct. 6th at 12pm local time and will be available at Get to know the lineup below!

Olivia Rodrigo 

LA, New York

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Olivia Rodrigo is the youngest artist ever to win three Grammy Awards in one night. She took home the trophies for Album of the Year, Song of the Year, and Best New Artist at the 2022 ceremony for her debut album Sour.

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Growing up, she loved One Direction and even admitted to writing fan fiction about the group in middle school. 

Niall Horan

Tampa, LA

iHeartRadio LIVE With Niall Horan

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Niall’s debut single, “The Town,” is not only the first song ever written by the singer, but the first single of any 1D member. 

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The title of his song, “You Could Start a Cult” was inspired by a true crime series. “I always try and write weird stuff like that, then see if I can flip it on its head and make the song [itself] not as dark as the title,” the performer explained to Rolling Stone


LA, Miami

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Brothers Adam, Jack and Ryan, formed the band AJR and started out busking in New York City's Washington Square Park.

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Ryan Met experiences synethesia, where (in this particular case) he sees/visualizes colors, shapes and textures with sounds.

Sabrina Carpenter 

LA, New York, Boston, Atlanta

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When she was 10, she started posting videos of herself singing Christina Aguilera and Adele songs on YouTube.

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In 2019, she won the Jury Award for “Best Performance” at the SCAD Savannah Film Festival for her leading role in the movie "The Short History of the Long Road".



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More than 12 years after its release and its original chart run, Miguel’s hit song “Sure Thing” resurged thanks to newfound attention on TikTok and skyrocketed to No. 1. 

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Miguel has co-written songs like Musiq Soulchild and Mary J. Blige’s "If You Leave".


Tampa, Dallas, LA, Chicago, Detroit, New York, DC, Philly

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Jaylah Hickmon, known by her stage name Doechii, rose to fame in the mainstream music scene with the release of her single “Persuasive” in March 2022.

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Doechii initially intended to invite Doja Cat to feature on one of her songs. However, fate had a different plan, as Doja Cat herself requested Doechii to join her on her forthcoming tour as a supporting act.

Flo Rida

Dallas, LA, Detroit, Boston, DC, Atlanta, Miami

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Upon completing high school in 1998, Flo Rida delved into the study of business management. However, it wasn’t long before he decided to immerse himself fully in the music industry.

iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Tour 2022

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The rapper founded a charity named “Big Dreams For Kids," and his youth football league has “over 10,000 kids” involved. 


LA, Chicago, Detroit, Boston, DC, Philly

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Soyeon and Miyeon were the voices of two members of the virtual group K/DA alongside Madison Beer, which is inspired by K-pop and developed by Riot Games.

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The group takes an active role in the creation of their own music, with Soyeon notably contributing to the writing and production of a significant portion of their songs.


Dallas, LA

Teen Vogue Celebrates Turning 18

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Their fandom name is P1ece, which means that the ‘last piece’ to P1Harmony’s perfection is the fans, who are indispensable.

P1Harmony Performs At Paramount Theatre

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They have a series on their YouTube channel called ‘P1ustyle H’ in which they do covers.

Nicki Minaj

Chicago, Atlanta

2023 MTV Video Music Awards - Show

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Nicki made history by becoming the first female solo artist with seven songs simultaneously in the top 100.

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Over the course of her career, Nicki Minaj has developed a number of alter egos, each with their own distinct personality and aesthetic. These include Chun-Li, Harajuku Barbie, and Roman Zolanski, among others.


Tampa, Dallas, Chicago, Detroit, Atlanta, Miami

BET Awards 2023 - Show

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In February 2022, Kaliii went on tour alongside rappers Latto, Saucy Santana, and Asianae.

BET Awards 2023 - Red Carpet

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She collaborated with the K-pop group Fifty Fifty on the song "Barbie Dreams" for the Barbie movie album in July 2023. 




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Usher was born in Texas but was raised in Tennessee. The town of Chattanooga dedicated a street to the singer in honor of the Tennessee native, known as Usher Raymond Parkway.

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The singer has won 8 Grammy Awards. He won his first Grammy in 2001 for "U Remind Me," which was nominated for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance.

Jelly Roll

Dallas, Chicago, Detroit, New York, DC, Philly

iHeartRadio LIVE with Jelly Roll: A Special 9/11 Tribute Performance

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Jason DeFord, better known as Jelly Roll, adopted the moniker after being given it by his mother when he was a young child.

iHeartRadio LIVE with Jelly Roll: A Special 9/11 Tribute Performance

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In 2023, his single “Son of a Sinner” won him three CMT Awards.

Lil Durk


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Lil Durk, whose real name is Durk Derrick Banks, is the lead member and founder of the collective and record label Only the Family.

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Lil Durk collaborated with J. Cole on the song “All My Life” which they performed live together for the first time at the 2023 iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas. 


New York, Boston

Global Citizen Festival 2022: Accra

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SZA is an acronym derived from the Supreme Alphabet. The name stands for “sovereign” or “savior,” “zigzag” and “Allah”.

SZA The SOS North American Tour Opener - Columbus, Ohio

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At the 60th Annual Grammy Awards, SZA’s debut album Ctrl earned her four nominations, including Best New Artist.


New York, Boston, DC, Philly

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In addition to his work with OneRepublic, Ryan Tedder has written and produced songs for a number of other artists since the mid-2000s, including U2, Beyoncé, Leona Lewis, Miley Cyrus, Ed Sheeran, Jonas Brothers, Jennifer Lopez, Camila Cabello, Lady Gaga, Maroon 5, One Direction, Taylor Swift, Katy Perry, Ariana Grande, and Adele.

MTV EMA's 2016 - Show

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Onerepublic’s debut single “Apologize” gained significant popularity when it was remixed by Timbaland.


New York


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Pentatonix was formed in 2011 and subsequently won the third season of NBC’s The Sing-Off.


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In February 2023, the group received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

David Kushner 

New York, Boston, DC, Philly, Atlanta, Miami

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To promote his song "Daylight," Kushner created a TikTok trend called "You look happier; what happened." People posted photos of themselves looking happy and content, then pointed the camera at their partner to show that they were the reason for their happiness. The trend took off and went viral. 

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David Kushner has cited The Lumineers, The National, Mumford & Sons and Bon Iver as musical inspirations. 

Melanie Martinez

New York, Boston, DC

Melanie Martinez Performs At WaMu Theater

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Melanie’s debut album, “Cry Baby” is a visual concept album about a character named Cry Baby, who is a fantasy version of Melanie. 

Melanie Martinez: Portals Tour - Charlotte, NC

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The singer dropped a new look with her album “Portals” in 2021. Melanie emerged as CryBaby, also known as “The Creature”. 

NCT Dream 

Boston, DC, Atlanta


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NCT Dream is the 3rd sub-unit of the group NCT.

NCT DREAM's 3rd Studio Album 'ISTJ' - Press Conference

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The song that inspired RenJun to become an artist is EXO’s “Don’t Go”.

Big Time Rush 

Dallas, Chicago, Detroit, New York, DC, Philly

iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Tour 2022

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“Ask You Tonight” and “Weekends” were written by all 4 members of BTR on the same snowboarding trip to Big Bear in 2023.

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The band wrote "Forget You Now" while on tour in Miami with plans to create a Spanglish track, but when they arrived later than expected and all the co-writers had already left, they decided to write “Ask You Tonight”, entirely in English.

Ice Spice


2023 iHeartRadio Music Awards - Winners Walk

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Ice Spice spoke candidly to Paper Magazine about how her father's own underground rap career influenced her, saying, "He definitely inspired me to want to record."

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Ice Spice's stage name is a reflection of her love for spicy food. She said in an interview that she chose it because it rhymes and it's a reminder of her favorite thing to eat.

Paul Russell 

Tampa, Dallas, Miami

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Paul, who previously worked in finance at a tech company, left that job in the summer of 2023 to pursue his music career full-time.

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He recorded two albums under the name Paulitics; Primary Colors (2016) and Scarlet Love (2017).


Dallas, Miami

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LANY’s name is an acronym for Los Angeles/New York. “I started thinking about our beautiful country of America and the two great cities on opposite ends of the coast and the spectrum of culture and vibes. So we landed on L-A-N-Y, LANY.”

LANY Perform In Auckland

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In 2014, LANY anonymously released two songs, "Hot Lights" and "Walk Away". According to Klein in an interview, the band started getting emails from record labels within a week of their release.



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Lawrence has been creating and performing music together for a decade. Clyde Lawrence tells ET Online, "It really started very organically, out of, like, every single person that will be playing at stadiums and arenas with us this fall, are also people that literally played at basement parties with us 10 years ago. And there's something really special about being able to experience that with our friends.”

2022 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival - Weekend 2 - Day 1

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Gracie and Clyde’s father, Marc Lawrence, wrote the movie Miss Congeniality and at just five-years-old, Clyde wrote the pageant song that is featured in the movie. 

Zara Larsson 


Ruisrock Festival In Finland

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Zara Larsson won the Swedish version of Got Talent at the age of 10, which was her first big break into the music industry.

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She has often spoken about her admiration for Beyoncé, citing her as a major influence and even referring to herself as a ‘Beyoncé activist’.

Teddy Swims 


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Shania Twain said she absolutely loved his viral cover of her song "You're Still The One."

Leslie Jordan & Friends Company's Comin' To The Ryman

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His high school theater experience, which included performances in musicals such as Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and Shakespeare plays, helped him discover his passion for performing.

Kenya Grace


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Kenya was born in South Africa and grew up in Southampton. She started writing when she was ten, and started singing in primary school after being gifted a second-hand Yamaha keyboard.

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While studying songwriting at ACM (Academy of Contemporary Music), she taught herself how to produce her own music at home.



BET Hip-Hop Awards 2023 - Backstage

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In the late 90s, Ludacris served as an intern and then a DJ at a radio station under the name "Chris Lova Lova".

Ludacris still has his 1993 Acura Legend. In 2015, Acura fully restored and customized the “Ludacris Legend”, which is featured in the artwork of his ninth studio album, LUDAVERSAL.



TLC & Shaggy's Hot Summer Nights Tour Takes Over Miami's FPL Solar Amphitheater At Bayfront Park

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In 2008, Shaggy founded the Shaggy Foundation, which has raised over $85 million (JMD) for the Bustamante Hospital for Children to help cover the cost of medical equipment.

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He won a Grammy Award in 1996 for Best Reggae Album for his sophomore album Boombastic.

Nicky Jam


2015 Billboard Latin Music Awards - Show

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Nicky Jam was discovered at a supermarket in Puerto Rico when he was just 11 years old, bagging groceries.

iHeartRadio Fiesta Latina '22 Presented By The JUVÉDERM Collection Of Fillers - Show

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He gained popularity in the reggaeton genre during the late 1990s with his hit singles such as “Yo No Soy Tu Marido” and “Me Voy Pal’ Party”.


DC, Miami

NBC's "American Song Contest" Grand Final Live Premiere And Red Carpet

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AleXa, a K-Pop performer who made her debut in 2019, competed in NBC's American Song Contest with the song "Wonderland," representing her home state of Oklahoma, where she won.


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She chose Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson when asked in an interview whose body she would want to take over if she were to become an AI. “Dwayne the Rock Johnson! Because I just want to be the Rock! I mean, who doesn’t want to be the Rock? So, definitely Dwayne the Rock Johnson! Yeah!”