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FILE - This April 19, 2014 file photo shows Pharrell Williams performing at the 2014 Coachella Music and Arts Festival in Indio, Calif. Pharrell, Drake and Blake Shelton are among the A-Listers set to perform at the first ever iHeartRadio Music Awards. Clear Channel announced Monday, April 21, that Kendrick Lamar, Shakira, Ed Sheeran and Arcade Fire will also take the stage at the May 1 awards show in Los Angeles. (Photo by Zach Cordner/Invision/AP)

NEW YORK (AP) -- Pharrell, Drake and Blake Shelton are among the A-listers set to perform at the first 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.

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.

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