Pharrell, Drake, Ed Sheeran, Lady Gaga To Appear At iHeartRadio Music Awards

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Pharrell Williams performs onstage during day 2 of the 2014 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival at the Empire Polo Club on April 12, 2014 in Indio, California

Luke Bryan, Pitbull, Ariana Grande and Thirty Seconds to Mars will also perform during the telecast.

Pharrell, Drake and Blake Shelton are among the A-listers set to perform at the first iHeartRadio Music Awards.

Rihanna, Justin Timberlake Top Finalists for iHeartRadio Music Awards

Clear Channel announced Monday that Kendrick Lamar, Shakira, Ed Sheeran and Arcade Fire will also take the stage at the May 1 awards show in Los Angeles. Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Lorde and Coldplay's Chris Martin will make appearances.

Contenders for artist of the year include Rihanna, Maroon 5, Justin Timberlake, Imagine Dragons and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis.

IHeartRadio Music Awards To Air May 1 on Clear Channel, NBC

The awards will air live on NBC from the Shrine Auditorium starting at 8 p.m. Eastern.

Luke Bryan, Pitbull, Ariana Grande and Thirty Seconds to Mars will also perform during the three-hour telecast.