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THE SECOND ANNUAL “IHEART80S PARTY” THE BIGGEST NAMES FROM THE DECADE FOR STAR-STUDDED CONCERT (pics)

THE SECOND ANNUAL “80S PARTY” BRINGS THE BIGGEST NAMES FROM THE DECADE TOGETHER FOR STAR-STUDDED CONCERT AT SAP CENTER IN THE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA

New Kids on the Block, UB40, Colin Hay of Men At Work, Rick Astley, Starship, Eddie Money, Night Ranger at SAP Center in The Bay Area, Hosted by Martha Quinn (more pictures below)

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, CA – JANUARY 28: Martha Quinn (3rd R) and (L-R) Singers Jordan Knight, Donnie Wahlberg, Danny Wood, Joey McIntyre and Jonathan Knight of New Kids On The Block attend the iHeart80s Party 2017 at SAP Center on January 28, 2017 in , California. (Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)

New York, NY – January 29, 2017 – The second annual iHeart80s Party, which featured the decade’s biggest music superstars, concluded Saturday following an evening of star-studded performances.  The event celebrated some of the most beloved music icons of the ‘80s hosted by Martha Quinn and featured live performances by: New Kids on the Block, UB40, Colin Hay of Men At Work, Rick Astley, Starship, Eddie Money, Night Ranger at SAP Center in The Bay Area.  The iHeart80s Party also included special guest presenters Ricky Schroder, Bellamy Young, Candace Cameron Bure, Robyn Lively, Cheryl Burke, Wendi McLendon Covey, Witney Carson, and more.

The iHeart80s Party broadcasted live on iHeartMedia Mainstream AC, HOT AC and Adult Hits radio stations nationwide. 

For the second year, the iHeart80s Party brought to life the music of the iHeartRadio app and celebrated the unforgettable and influential decade with an extraordinary lineup that included the following highlights: 

  • Candace Cameron of Full House and Fuller House kicked off the night introducing one of her favorite bands, New Kids On The Block who brought all the right stuff to iHeart80s Party singing “You Got It (The Right Stuff)”, “Step By Step” and more before busting a move to Salt N Peppa’s “Push It” during their set.
  • Starship performed “Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now” and “Sara” before lead singer Micky Thomas concluded the set saying, “Remember, we are all citizens of the world” following President Trump’s Immigration Ban.
  • 80s Icon, Rick Astley kicked off his set with a ‘Rick Roll’, pretending he was opening the show with “Never Gonna Give You Up” but instead performing “Together Forever”.
  • UB40 performed “Can’t Help Falling in Love” and had the audience feeling so fine while performing “Red Red Wine”.

The crowd went crazy when Ricky Schroeder introduced Eddie Money who took the stage with his children, all members of his band, singing “Two Tickets To Paradise” after the crowd joined him for a sing-a-long of his hit song, “Take Me Home Tonight”.

The iHeart80s Party is part of iHeartMedia’s incredibly successful roster of major concert events, which includes the iHeartRadio Music Festival, which features more than 20 A-list artists across every music genre converging in Vegas for two nights, on one stage; the iHeartRadio Summer Pool Party; the iHeartRadio Fiesta Latina; the nationwide iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Concert Tour; the iHeartCountry Festival; and the nationally televised iHeartRadio Music Awards, which this year generated 115 billion social media impressions.

Proud partners of the iHeart80’s Party include Jersey Mike’s Subs, Straight Talk Wireless, and UNTUCKit Men’s Apparel. The iHeart80s Party is an iHeartMedia Production.

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SAN JOSE, CA – JANUARY 28: Musician Colin Hay (L) and Martha Quinn attend the iHeart80s Party 2017 at SAP Center on January 28, 2017 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)

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SAN JOSE, CA – JANUARY 28: (L-R) New Kids on the Block members Jonathan Knight, Donnie Wahlberg, Danny Wood, Joey McIntyre and Jordan Knight attend the iHeart80s Party 2017 at SAP Center on January 28, 2017 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Vivien Killilea/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)

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SAN JOSE, CA – JANUARY 28: New Kids on the Block member Donnie Wahlberg attends the iHeart80s Party 2017 at SAP Center on January 28, 2017 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Vivien Killilea/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)

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SAN JOSE, CA – JANUARY 28: (L-R) Musicians Mickey Virtue, Ali Campbell and Astro of UB40 arrive at the iHeart80s Party 2017 at SAP Center on January 28, 2017 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Kimberly White/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)

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SAN JOSE, CA – JANUARY 28: (L-R) Musicians Eric Levy, Brad Gillis, Jack Blades, Kelly Keagy and Keri Kelli of Night Ranger arrive at the iHeart80s Party 2017 at SAP Center on January 28, 2017 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Kimberly White/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)

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SAN JOSE, CA – JANUARY 28: (L-R) Musicians John Roth, Stephanie Calvert, Mickey Thomas, Darrell Verdusco and Phil Bennett of Starship are interviewed at the iHeart80s Party 2017 at SAP Center on January 28, 2017 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Kimberly White/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)

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SAN JOSE, CA – JANUARY 28: (L-R) Singers Jonathan Knight, Donnie Wahlberg, Jordan Knight, Danny Wood and Joey McIntyre of New Kids On The Block attend the iHeart80s Party 2017 at SAP Center on January 28, 2017 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Vivien Killilea/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)

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SAN JOSE, CA – JANUARY 28: Martha Quinn (L), musicians Kelly Keagy (C) and Jack Blades (R) of Night Ranger arrive at the iHeart80s Party 2017 at SAP Center on January 28, 2017 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Kimberly White/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)

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SAN JOSE, CA – JANUARY 28: (L-R) Jack Blades, Kelly Keagy, Eric Levy, and Keri Kelli of Night Ranger arrive at the iHeart80s Party 2017 at SAP Center on January 28, 2017 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Kimberly White/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)

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SAN JOSE, CA – JANUARY 28: (L-R) Desmond Money, Jesse Money and musician Eddie Money are interviewed at the iHeart80s Party 2017 at SAP Center on January 28, 2017 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Kimberly White/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)

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SAN JOSE, CA – JANUARY 28: Musician Rick Astley (L) iHeart Radio DJ Morris Knight attend the iHeart80s Party 2017 at SAP Center on January 28, 2017 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)

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SAN JOSE, CA – JANUARY 28: Musician Donnie Wahlberg of New Kids on the Block performs on stage during the iHeart80s Party 2017 at SAP Center on January 28, 2017 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)

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SAN JOSE, CA – JANUARY 28: New Kids On The Block performs on stage during the iHeart80s Party 2017 at SAP Center on January 28, 2017 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Steve Jennings/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)

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SAN JOSE, CA – JANUARY 28: (L-R) Singers Joey McIntyre, Danny Wood, Jordan Knight and Jonathan Knight of New Kids On The Block perform on stage during the iHeart80s Party 2017 at SAP Center on January 28, 2017 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)

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SAN JOSE, CA – JANUARY 28: Musician Brad Gillis of Night Ranger performs on stage during the iHeart80s Party 2017 at SAP Center on January 28, 2017 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Steve Jennings/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)

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SAN JOSE, CA – JANUARY 28: Musician Ali Campbell of UB40 performs on stage during the iHeart80s Party 2017 at SAP Center on January 28, 2017 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)

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SAN JOSE, CA – JANUARY 28: Musicians Kelly Keagy (L) and Jack Blades of Night Ranger perform on stage during the iHeart80s Party 2017 at SAP Center on January 28, 2017 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Steve Jennings/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)

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SAN JOSE, CA – JANUARY 28: Musicians Brad Gillis (L) and Keri Kelli of Night Ranger perform on stage during the iHeart80s Party 2017 at SAP Center on January 28, 2017 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)

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SAN JOSE, CA – JANUARY 28: Musicians Jesse Money (L) and Eddie Money perform on stage during the iHeart80s Party 2017 at SAP Center on January 28, 2017 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Steve Jennings/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)

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SAN JOSE, CA – JANUARY 28: Musicians Stephanie Calvert (L) and Mickey Thomas of Starship perform on stage during the iHeart80s Party 2017 at SAP Center on January 28, 2017 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)

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