Drake Added to iHeartRadio Festival

Toronto rapper will join headliners Justin Timberlake, Katy Perry and Elton John in Las Vegas

July 31, 2013 6:00 AM ET
Drake performs in in Philadelphia.
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Drake has been added to the already stacked lineup for this year's iHeartRadio Festival in Las Vegas, joining headliners Justin Timberlake, Katy Perry and Elton John.

Drake will perform on September 21st (the festival kicks off on the 20th), just days after the September 17th release of his new album, Nothing Was the Same.

Photos: iHeartRadio Ultimate Pool Party

The iHeartRadio Festival will be held at the MGM Grand in Vegas, where Muse, Keith Urban, J. Cole, Maroon 5, Bruno Mars, Phoenix, Ke$ha, Tiësto, Chris Brown, Keith Urban, Thirty Seconds to Mars and Benny Benassi are set to appear. Legendary rockers Queen will also play a special set with Adam Lambert.

Along with the main events at the MGM Grand, iHeartRadio is introducing the Festival Village this year. Taking place on the 21st at the 15-acre parking lot across from the Luxor Hotel, additional performers will include Miley Cyrus, the Wanted, Jason Derulo, the Band Perry, Avril Lavigne and more.

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