Macklemore joined Kesha, Cheat Codes joined Demi and Sheeran joined Swift in the extravagance of Los Angeles' pop radio.
Taylor Swift shined as headliner of iHeartRadio's jingle Ball concert, starring on Friday (December 1) at the Los Angeles forum that included incredible performances by Sam Smith, the Chainsmokers, Charlie Puth, Demi Lovato , Kesha and many more.
Despite having opened the program hours earlier with acoustic versions of "Thinking Out Loud" and "Shape of You", Sheeran joined Swift onstage four hours later for the last song of the night, a tremendous performance Energetic of "End Game", the second song of the Reputation of Swift that celebrates its third week as the number one album on the Billboard 200 album list. Swift opened his set with "Are You Ready for It ", surrounded by dancers who stayed with her for the songs" Blank Space "and" Shake It Off "before taking a guitar and performing an acoustic and folk version of her electro pop song 2017" I Do not Want to Live Forever ", recorded with the former One Directioner Zayn.
After years at the Staples Center, KIIS-FM announced earlier this year that the popular concert of a pop radio show should be pop. The stars were expecting a strong rotation on one of the 40 most influential radio stations from Los Angeles (and the country) would move to rival rival Forum, operated by Madison Square Garden and Irving and Shelli Azoff. The organizers of the concert created a winter carnival outside the Forum, while celebrities, artists and hundreds of children mingled in the VIP Forum Club of the building and in the backstage with artists such as Halsey and Niall Horan and Liam Payne, a group of The One Direction band, Ryan Sea from KIIS-FM crest and stars such as Late Late Show features James Corden, Lance Bbad, Nicole Richie, Bella Thorne and the first son of California Governor Patrick Schwarzenegger.
Sheeran and Swift were not the only surprise in the collaboration on stage – Lauren Jauregui of Fifth Harmony joined Halsey during her performance for "Stangers", her collaboration outside Hopeless Fountain Kingdom and more late at night, Halsey reappeared to play "Closer" during the set of Chainsmokers, the penultimate of the night. Kesha took out Macklemore for her song "Good Ole Days", and Demi Lovato released Cheat Codes for her song "No Promises", as well as a gospel choir for her songs "Tell Me You Love Me" and "Sorry Not Sorry". marking two of the most powerful vocal performances of the night.
Other highlights include Charlie Puth, who offered a surprisingly crude performance of "Attention" and later "See You Again", while Kesha was joined by a horn section and a great backup band for retro style delivery -Motown "Woman" and then the monster ballad "Praying", which is said to be an emotional account of the alleged abuse he suffered while working with Sony producer, Dr. Luke.
And in the spirit of the holidays, there were a couple of Christmas covers, with Puth offering a clbadic version of "This Is Christmas" while rapper Logic mixed the holiday standard "Deck the Halls" with his with the Success "Fade Away".