The Italian rock band and iHeartRadio Best New Alternative Artists performed their chart-topping viral hit, “Beggin’,” a cover of The Four Seasons’ 1967 hit which appears on Måneskin’s debut EP, Chosen.
The hitmakers also performed their latest single, “I Wanna Be Your Slave.”
— iHeartRadio (@iHeartRadio) March 23, 2022
Prior to the show, it was revealed that the group would be taking home the trophy for Best New Alternative Artist Award.
“Sooooo thrilled to have just received the Best New Alternative Artist award ♥️ Thank you @iHeartRadio for such an honour! It means the world to us Xx,” the group said.
Sooooo thrilled to have just received the Best New Alternative Artist award ♥️ Thank you @iHeartRadio for such an honour! It means the world to us Xx#iHeartAwards︎2022 @FOXTV pic.twitter.com/ad9XeTGyQj
— MåneskinOfficial (@thisismaneskin) March 22, 2022
Måneskin first made their U.S. awards show debut on November 21 with a performance of “Beggin,” during the 2021 American Music Awards.
The performance comes on the heels of their just-announced, first-ever headlining tour, which will find the group performing 17 dates in North American cities before embarking across their home continent in early 2023.
Hosted by LL Cool J, the 2022 iHeartRadio Music Awards also featured performances from Icon Award Recipient Jennifer Lopez, Megan Thee Stallion, Jason Aldean, John Legend, Charlie Puth, and Maneskin.
In addition to performance, the 2-hour awards show included a star-studded list of special appearances by Olivia Rodrigo, Silk Sonic, Lil Nas X, Billy Porter, The Kid LAROI, David Guetta, Avril Lavigne, Shaun White, All Time Low, Willow Smith, Robin Thicke, Nicole Scherzinger, Gina Torres, Oliver Hudson, Taylor Momsen, Lainey Wilson, Dove Cameron, Danica McKellar and more.
2022 iHeartRadio Music Awards aired on Tuesday, March 22, at 8/7c on FOX Network.
The event also streamed on iHeartMedia radio stations nationwide as well as on the iHeartRadio app.