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NBC renews contract to broadcast iHeartRadio Music Awards
NBC renews contract to broadcast iHeartRadio Music Awards

The iHeartRadio Music Awards stole NBC’s heart, with the network announcing Tuesday that it would pick up the show for 2015. Last week’s telecast attracted 5.4 million viewers, a disappointing figure considering the 65 million fan votes that were logged for winners (and boasted about during the telecast). Ratings may have been soft, but the inaugural telecast delivered some star power worth noting. Pitbull, Ariana Grande, Shakira, Kendrick Lamar, Blake Shelton and Pharrell Williams were among the night’s performers, and awards were handed to most of the performers (surprise!), as well as Avicii and Rihanna, who was the night’s big winner with four honors. ...

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