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Shakira To Take The Stage At iHeartRadio Music Awards

LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 06:  Singer Shakira performs onstage during the 49th Annual Academy Of Country Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 6, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 06: Singer Shakira performs onstage during the 49th Annual Academy Of Country Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 6, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)  (2014 Getty Images)

Shakira is among the A-list stars set to take the stage at the first iHeartRadio Music Awards.

Clear Channel announced Monday that Pharrell, Drake, Blake Shelton, Kendrick Lamar, 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. Pitbull is nominated for “Timber,” his collaboration with Ke$sha while Demi Lovato is nominated for Best Fan Army.

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

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

Based on reporting by the Associated Press.

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