Mika to Perform, Fortune Feimster to Host & Lil Nas X to Appear at LA's GLAAD Media Awards: Exclusive

Julian Broad


Hailee Steinfeld, Olivia Wilde, "Schitt’s Creek" cast, Elvis Duran, Ryan O’Connell, Amandla Stenberg, Shangela, Bob the Drag Queen & Eureka O’Hara also confirmed for April 16 ceremony.

Even with an already star-studded lineup, the 31st GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles are ready to bring even more queer stars to the stage.

On Thursday (March 5), GLAAD announced exclusively to Billboard that pop singer Mika, who is nominated for outstanding music artist at the event, will take the stage during the ceremony to deliver a special performance. Joining Mika is comedian Fortune Feimster, who will serve as the evening's host. The Los Angeles ceremony is also boasting appearances from stars including Lil Nas X, Hailee Steinfeld, Olivia Wilde, the cast of Schitt’s Creek, Elvis Duran, Ryan O’Connell, Amandla Stenberg, Shangela, Bob the Drag Queen and Eureka O’Hara.

Also at the LA ceremony, pop superstar Taylor Swift is set to receive the Vanguard Award for her activism on behalf of the LGBTQ community, while director, producer and writer Janet Mock will receive the Stephen F. Kolzak Award for her continued work in representing the LGBTQ community onscreen.

The 31st annual GLAAD Media Awards will take place at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles on April 16. Check out tickets here.


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