This past Friday night at iHeartRadio’s 102.7 KIIS FM Jingle Ball 2021 Presented by Capital One at the Forum, the stars were out in full force on the second stop of the national iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Tour 2021 Presented by Capital One.
The event featured iconic and emerging performers including Ed Sheeran, BTS, Doja Cat, Lil Nas X, The Kid LAROI, Saweetie, Black Eyed Peas, Tate McRae, Bazzi, Dixie D’Amelio, and surprise guest Annita. Please see a recap and images/b-roll links below!
K-pop sensation BTS opened the show and set the tone for an electrifying evening as they performed their worldwide hits, including “Butter” and “Dynamite” to a roaring crowd. The band also celebrated Jin’s birthday with a cake and confetti. Dixie D’Amelio once again wowed the crowd as she took the stage for the second night of the iHeartRadio Jingle Ball tour to perform “Psycho.”
She also performed her Christmas song, “Naughty List” and surprised the crowd by bringing out a special guest and sister, Charli D’Amelio to dance alongside her backup dancers. Tate McRae performed her enthusiastic renditions of “bad ones,” “stupid,” and “you broke me first,” as the audience swayed side to side, singing along and cheering.
Bazzi performed fan favorites “Paradise,” “I.F.L.Y.,” and “Mine” — finishing the final verse of the song with an audience acapella. Saweetie got fans on their feet with “Icy Chain,” throwing out Christmas gifts to the crowd, and dedicated her performance of “Best Friend” to her fellow Jingle Baller Doja Cat.
Ed Sheeran brought festive fun to an excited crowd with his latest song, “Merry Christmas” while also performing his new single, “Shivers,” and beloved hits “Shape of You,” “Bad Habits,” and “Perfect.” Doja Cat brought down the house as she danced and performed her mega-hits “Say So,” “Kiss Me More,” and “Need to Know.” The Kid LAROI performed his viral hit “STAY” along with “Still Choose You,” and “Go.”
In a surprise performance, Anitta wowed the crowd with her festive Santa outfit to perform “Faking Love” and “Me Gusta.” Lil Nas X had the crowd on their feet with “Industry Baby,” “Montero (Call Me By Your Name),” “Old Town Road” and brought Doja Cat-back out to perform their song “Scoop.” Black Eyed Peas closed the second stop of the Jingle Ball Tour with “Where Is The Love,” “Boom Boom Pow,” “Pump it Harder,” and “I Got a Feeling.”
The event also featured special guests attendees including Becca Tilley, Bethany Joy Lenz, Clayton Echard, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, JoJo Siwa, Kendall Long, Mckenna Grace, Michelle Young, Olivia Jade, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Sofia Carson, Tamra Judge, Teddi Mellencamp, Tori Spelling and more.
102.7 KIIS FM’s iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2021 is the second stop of the national iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Tour, the season’s biggest annual music event that captures the holiday spirit of the iHeartRadio app, with performances by this year’s biggest artists in Dallas/Ft. Worth; Los Angeles; Minneapolis/St.Paul; Philadelphia; New York; Boston; Washington, D.C.; Chicago; Atlanta and Miami/Ft. Lauderdale.
The concert also donated $1.00 of each ticket sold to The Ryan Seacrest Foundation — a non-profit organization, which is dedicated to inspiring today’s youth through entertainment and education-focused initiatives.
The iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2021 Tour is presented by Capital One, additional national sponsors include The CW and Mercedes – Benz. KIIS FM Jingle Ball 2021 is also sponsored locally by Chevrolet.