Radio awards line up stars

Vegas to host Radio Music broadcast

LAS VEGAS — Tim McGraw, Elton John, the Backstreet Boys and Sugar Ray will headline the 2001 Radio Music Awards to be telecast live from the Aladdin Theatre of the Performing Arts on Oct. 26 on ABC.

Other performers and presenters skedded so far include Lenny Kravitz, Natalie Maines of the Dixie Chicks, Stevie Nicks, Kid Rock, Sheryl Crow, Snoop and Nelly Furtado.

The two-hour telecast recognizes the achievements of recording artists and radio personalities in various musical formats. Show hosts and nominees are to be announced at a later date. The Legend Award will be given to an artist for his significant contributions to the music industry.

This marks the third anniversary of the Radio Music Awards and the second consecutive year that they are being held at the Aladdin.

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