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'Masked Singer' winner T-Pain to host iHeartRadio Music Awards on Fox

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iHeartMedia and Fox Broadcasting Company have announced that Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter T-Pain will host the 2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards, airing Thursday, March 14 at 8 p.m. on FOX 53.

PITTSBURGH -- iHeartMedia and Fox Broadcasting Company have announced that Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter T-Pain will host the 2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards, airing Thursday, March 14 at 8 p.m. on FOX 53.

In addition to having two Grammy Awards and 60 hit songs, T-Pain was recently named the winner of the debut season of "The Masked Singer" on Fox.

“The blessings keep rolling in. I am grateful and honored to host this year’s iHeartRadio Music Awards,” T-Pain said, according to the network release.

“The past two weeks have been incredible, and the run continues. Thank you to everyone for all of the love and support. A special thanks to the iHeart team and FOX for having me.”

Awards will be presented in the categories of Alternative Rock Album of the Year, Country Album of the Year, Rock Album of the Year, Dance Artist of the Year, Most Thumbed Up Artist of the Year, Dance Album of the Year and Cutest Musician’s Pet.

The 2019 awards will also honor Alicia Keys with the iHeartRadio Innovator Award, Garth Brooks with the first-ever Artist of the Decade Award, Halsey with the iHeartRadio Fangirls Award presented by L'Oréal Paris and Taylor Swift with the Tour of the Year Award.

The two-hour event will also feature performances by Keys, Ariana Grande, Brooks, Halsey, John Legend, Kacey Musgraves and more, with a special appearance by Swift.

Nominees for the 2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards were announced on January 9. Artists receiving multiple nominations include Cardi B, Drake, Ariana Grande, Shawn Mendes, Post Malone, Maroon 5 and Imagine Dragons.

For a full list of categories visit iHeartRadio.com/awards.

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