Transcript for Ariana Grande performs after skipping Grammys
We're back with Ariana grande's big return to the stage last night. Her first awards show performance since skipping the grammys and ABC's janai Norman is here with that and all of the other headline making acts. Good morning, janai. Good morning. It was a big night for music and good night for fans. Finally they saw Ariana grande after as seam said she missed out on the grammys and saw Taylor Swift hinting at new music plus a big surprise from Alicia keys. The iheartradio music awards provided music lovers with a little bit of everything. ??? Tell me why ain't nothing but a heartache ??? Reporter: From boy bands to bromances. Country legend Garth brooks with, yep, movie star Chris Pratt doing his best brooks impression. ?????? it was a family affair for Alicia keys. I want to bring my son Egypt out here. Joined on stage by her 8-year-old son at the piano while she belted out one of her biggest hits. ??? You don't know my name ??? ??? I swear ??? Reporter: The star-studded lineup included Katy Perry. Our winners in action. Reporter: And artist of the year, Ariana grande. ?????? Reporter: Who is making her first public appearance since she refused to appear at the grammysle doing a song dispute. ?????? she belted out her new single "Needy" but disappointed some fans by taping her performance instead of appearing live. The I heart tour of the year goes to Taylor Swift. Then there was Taylor Swift. I honestly owe everything, everything in my life to you. Reporter: For example off her record-breaking "Reputation" tour now the highest grossest tour in U.S. History. That unforeseeable factor in this case was my fans. Reporter: And it's hard to talk about music without talking card B. She thanked all the fans, even the hateers. That's my favorite part. You're not going to do the cardi B. Okkur. We're all going to want to hear you too, George.
This transcript has been automatically generated and may not be 100% accurate.