Marshmello and Echosmith join 2018 Radio Disney Music Awards performers line-up

The 2018 Radio Disney Music Awards will be broadcast on Saturday, June 23 at 8 pm EDT/PDT on Disney Channel as well as multiple Disney-branded platforms.


                            Marshmello and Echosmith join 2018 Radio Disney Music Awards performers line-up
Marshmello (L) and Echosmith (Source: Getty Images)

The 2018 Radio Disney Music Awards are almost here with the big night scheduled to be broadcast on Saturday, June 23 and in latest updates, Marshmello and alt-pop trio Echosmith have been added to the lineup of performers for the event. The show will be broadcast at 8 pm EDT/PDT on Disney Channel as well as multiple Disney-branded platforms, including Radio Disney, the Radio Disney app, the DisneyNOW app and Disney.com/RDMA.

Marshmello and Echosmith will be joining the previously announced performers like Meghan Trainor, Charlie Puth and "American Idol" winner Maddie Poppe.

‪Marshmello - whose real name is Christper Comstock - is a top nominee at the 2018 RDMA with four nominations: "The Bestest – Song of the Year" for "Wolves" with Selena Gomez, "The Buzz – Breakout Artist of the Year," "#SQUADGOALS – Fiercest Fans" for the Mellogang and "When the Beat Drops! – Best Dance Track" for "Silence" feat. Khalid.

The musician arrived on the music scene in 2015, and since then his YouTube channel has amassed over 2.4 billion views and over 14 million monthly subscribers. In 2017, his single "Alone" was nominated for an "ARDY" and subsequent singles, "Moving On," "Ritual" and "Chasing Colors" feat. Noah Cyrus and Ookay, spent a total of 33 weeks on the Radio Disney Top 30.

His nominated song "Wolves" with Selena Gomez spent 17 weeks on the Radio Disney Top 30 and reached #1 twice. Marshmello's recent single, "Friends" with Anne-Marie, has spent 15 weeks and counting on the Radio Disney Top 30 and peaked at #1.

As for Echosmith, siblings Sydney, Noah and Graham Sierota form the trio that is nominated in the category "You Know You Love Them – Best Duo/Group (Presented by KRAFT® Macaroni and Cheese Shapes)."

Their international stardom arrived with their debut single "Cool Kids," for which they were nominated for an "ARDY" in 2015 for "That's My Jam – Best Song to Rock Out To With Your BFF," and which spent 23 weeks on the Radio Disney Top 30.

They were also nominated for "The Freshest – Best New Artist" at the 2015 RDMA. Their hit singles, "Goodbye," "Get Into My Car," "Dear World" and, most recently, "Over My Head," have spent a total of 27 weeks on the Radio Disney Top 30.  The multi-platinum group recently wrapped a 25-city North American headline tour and will release their next album later this year.

Fans can vote for their favorite artists that they want to take home an "ARDY" across six voting platforms: Disney.com/RDMA, the Radio Disney app, the DisneyNOW app, Google Search Voting and Radio Disney's Facebook and Twitter. Winners of the RDMA will be will be announced Friday, June 22, at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood, California.