The first ever iHeart80s Party, which featured the decade’s biggest music superstars, finished Saturday following an evening jam-packed with star-studded performances. The event celebrated some of the most beloved music icons of the ‘80s hosted by Martha Quinn and featured live performances by: Tears For Fears, Culture Club, Billy Idol, Missing Persons, Rick Springfield and Loverboy at the Forum in Los Angeles, Calif. The iHeart80s Party also included special guest presenters Corey Feldman, Kris Jenner, Michael Winslow, Harry Hamlin, iJustine, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Jordan Fisher, Serayah, Mario Lopez and more.
DIRECTV will air the exclusive televised TV special on March 18 at 9 p.m. PT on The AT&T AUDIENCE Network via Ch 239 or U-verse Ch 1114. In addition, the iHeart80s Party audio streamed live for fans nationwide and broadcasted live on iHeartMedia Mainstream AC, HOT AC and Adult Hits radio stations nationwide.
For the first time ever, the iHeart80s Party brought to life the music of the iHeartRadio app and celebrated the unforgettable and influential decade with an extraordinary lineup that included the following highlights:
– Cody Simpson joined with Rick Springfield onstage for “Jessie’s Girl”
– Culture Club/Boy George did a remarkable tribute to David Bowie
– Billy Idol told the crowd he’s a fan of EDM
– Many celebrities were in attendance including LL Cool J, No Doubt’s Adrian Young and Darren Criss.
The iHeart80s Party is part of iHeartMedia’s incredibly successful roster of major concert events, which includes the iHeartRadio Music Festival, the biggest live concert event in radio history, now in its fifth year, which features more than 20 A-list artists across every music genre on one stage; the iHeartRadio Summer Pool Party; the iHeartRadio Fiesta Latina; the nationwide iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Concert Tour; the iHeartRadio Country Festival; and the iHeartRadio Music Awards, which generated more than 14 billion social media impressions, almost triple that of the Academy Awards.
Proud partners of the iHeart80s Party include 7-Eleven, Allstate Insurance Company, AT&T, Fujifilm Instax, and Wells Fargo. The iHeart80s Party is an iHeartMedia Production.