iHeartMedia Celebrates Summer At The iHeartSummer ’17 Weekend By AT&T At Fontainebleau Miami Beach
Weekend-long Event Featured Performances by DJ Khaled, Halsey, Miley Cyrus, Backstreet Boys, Fifth Harmony, Noah Cyrus, Tinashe and Luis Fonsi
iHeartSummer ’17 Weekend by AT&T to Air on AT&T AUDIENCE Network on June 23 and June 24 at 8 p.m. ET/PT
Miami, FL – June 12, 2017 – The iHeartSummer ’17 Weekend by AT&T hosted today’s top artists on Friday and Saturday at the legendary Fontainebleau Miami Beach. The weekend long event celebrated all things summer and included performances by DJ Khaled, Halsey, Miley Cyrus, Backstreet Boys, Fifth Harmony, Noah Cyrus, Tinashe and Luis Fonsi on the hotel’s iconic poolscape. Hosted by DJ Khaled, Nick Cannon and Emily Sears, the event included special guest appearances by Los 5, Jake Miller, Jorge Blanco, Ashley Iaconetti, Chase McNary and more.
The jam-packed weekend featured a variety of beach games, events and activities including an All-Star celebrity beach volleyball tournament hosted by Nick Cannon and Rich Eisen with special correspondent, Rocsi Diaz. The tournament featured a star-studded roster of team captains including Backstreet Boys, Kel Mitchell, Kat Graham and Katrina Bowden as well as players from the National Volleyball League. The event continued to heat up throughout the weekend with an all-day pool party on Saturday featuring sets by iHeartRadio's house DJs, including DJ Prostyle, DJ Obscene and DJ Whutever.
The music of the iHeartRadio app came to life with an extraordinary lineup and these special moments:
Luis Fonsi lit up the weekend with a performance of his #1 hit “Despacito” poolside surrounded by fans on floaties singing in unison.
Following Fonsi’s performance, Tinashe heated up Miami with a performance of her new single, “Flame”.
Fifth Harmony brought the house “Down” with a dance filled show as they performed their brand new single and previous hit songs, “Worth It”, “That's My Girl” and “All In My Head (Flex)”.
DJ Khaled crushed his own #ToTheMaxChallenge with his best dance move and brought the energy “All The Way Up” as he performed hits “I’m The One”, “All I Do Is Win,” “Shining” and more.
Miley Cyrus took the stage to perform her summer single’s “Malibu” and “Inspired” before surprising the crowd with her party anthem, “We Can’t Stop”. In between her set, Cyrus and her sister Noah showered the crowd with water guns. Earlier in the day, the pop star hosted a Vegan BBQ with Los 5 and made one fan’s dream come true by sharing her vegan sausage with the attendee from her mouth.
From one Cyrus to another, Noah took the stage during the iHeartSummer '17 Weekend by AT&T after her older sister to perform a five-song set which included “Stay Together”, “I'm Stuck” and "Make Me (Cry)." During “I'm Stuck”, Noah brought out her sister Miley as they danced together while Noah sang. In addition to her own songs, Noah also surprised fans with a cover of The Weeknd’s “I Feel It Coming”.
Halsey electrified the iHeartSummer ’17 crowd when she surprised fans with an appearance from Fifth Harmony’s Lauren Jauregui to perform “Strangers”. The six song set included several other hits from her new album including “Bad at Love”, "Eyes Closed” and “Now Or Never” as well as "Castle" and "Colors" from her debut album.
Backstreet Boys concluded the weekend-long event with a “Larger Than Life” performance of their biggest hits, “I Want It That Way”, “As Long As You Love Me” and “Everybody” as a crowd of extremely excited fans sang along. Earlier in the day, Team Backstreet Boys won the Celebrity Beach Volleyball Tournament which included the likes of Kat Graham, Kel Mitchell, Katrina Bowden, and professional volleyball players.
iHeartSummer ’17 Weekend by AT&T breaks a Guiness World Record for the largest Inflatable Floatie – Sally The Swan. She measures 51 feet x 71 feet.
AUDIENCE Network from AT&T will broadcast the weekend celebration as a two-day television special on June 23 and June 24 at 8 p.m. EST/PST via DIRECTV Channel 239 or U-verse Channel 1114, giving music fans across the country the opportunity to experience the highly anticipated event.
For more information on the iHeartSummer ’17 Weekend by AT&T visit iHeartRadio.com.
About Fontainebleau Miami Beach
A spectacular blend of Golden Era glamour and modern luxury, Fontainebleau Miami Beach merges striking design, contemporary art, music, fashion and history into a vibrant guest experience. A revered landmark and symbol of style and sophistication since its opening in 1954, Fontainebleau Miami Beach boasts 1,504 guestrooms and suites appointed with lavish amenities including the world-renowned LIV™ Nightclub, 12 restaurants and lounges including two restaurants from Chef Michael Mina – StripSteak and Pizza & Burger; two AAA Four Diamond signature restaurants, Scarpetta by Scott Conant and Hakkasan; the 40,000-square-foot Lapis spa with mineral-rich water therapies and invigorating treatments and a dramatic oceanfront pool-scape offering lush cabanas. The resort is also home to BleauLive, the innovative concert series that combines intimate performances with memorable weekend escapes.
For general information or accommodations at Fontainebleau Miami Beach, visit www.fontainebleau.com or call 1.877.512.8002.