An ABC special, airing Dec. 21, will feature footage from all Jingle Ball tour stops.
Olivia Rodrigo, Nicki Minaj, SZA, Usher and Niall Horan are among the artists who will be featured in the annual iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Tour Presented by Capital One. Other artists who will perform at tour stops include OneRepublic, AJR, Sabrina Carpenter, Miguel, Jelly Roll, Big Time Rush, NCT DREAM and Flo Rida.
The tour will stop in Tampa, Fla.; Dallas/Fort Worth; Los Angeles; Chicago; Detroit; New York; Boston; Washington, D.C.; Philadelphia; Atlanta; and Miami/Fort Lauderdale.
“Our annual iHeartRadio Jingle Ball lineup is one of our most anticipated of the year, and we’re excited to finally share who will be joining us on the road this season,” Tom Poleman, chief programming officer for iHeartMedia, said in a statement. “This event always showcases the best in pop music and gives our listeners the chance to celebrate the holiday season alongside their favorite artists.”
iHeartMedia and ABC also announced on Thursday (Sept. 28) a new multi-year agreement for ABC to become the exclusive television broadcast partner for the annual event. A network special, airing Dec. 21 (8-10 p.m. ET/PT), will feature footage from all iHeartRadio Jingle Ball tour stops. The special will be available on demand and on Hulu the following day.
“The biggest holiday music event in America is coming to ABC for the first time,” said John Sykes, president of entertainment enterprises for iHeartMedia. “Viewers will have a front row seat to experience this multi city tour as it rolls across the country.”
For the ninth straight year, Capital One will be the national presenting partner of the iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Tour. Eligible Capital One cardholders will get first access to high-demand tickets and exclusive experiences through a special Capital One cardholder presale in each city and can also redeem rewards for curated ticket packages on Capital One Entertainment.
The iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Capital One cardholder presale begins Tuesday, Oct. 3, at 10 a.m. local time and runs through Thursday, Oct. 5, at 10 a.m. local time, or while presale tickets last. Presale info and tickets will be available at iHeartRadio.com/CapitalOne.
All other tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, Oct. 6, at noon local time and will be available at iHeartRadio.com/JingleBall.
Capital One cardholders can add a Capital One Access Pass to any pre-sale ticket purchase (while supplies last) to attend an exclusive pre-show event at the Dallas/Fort Worth, Los Angeles, Chicago, New York, and Washington, D.C., stops, which includes a private performance from Horan, Big Time Rush or OneRepublic depending on the city.
For the 10th consecutive year, 10 cities on the tour – Los Angeles, Chicago, Detroit, New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Tampa and Miami/Fort Lauderdale – will partner with the Ryan Seacrest Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to inspiring today’s youth through entertainment and education-focused initiatives. In addition, iHeartRadio’s 106.1 KISS FM’s Jingle Ball in Dallas will work with the Kidd’s Kids program of the Kraddick Foundation, whose mission is to create positive memories for families of children with life-altering or life-threatening conditions. Each event will allocate a portion of ticket sales to its benefiting organization as well as offer exclusive packages through online auctions leading up to the events.
The tour is executive produced by Poleman, Sykes and Bart Peters, senior vice president, production & development for iHeartMedia. The iHeartRadio Jingle Ball special on ABC is produced by OBB Pictures, a division of Michael D. Ratner’s OBB Media.