How to watch iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2023 online — live stream the Christmas TV special with Cher

Sax-playing Santa Claus serenades pop star Cher (left), wearing glittery gold jumpsuit, on stage ahead of the iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2023/24
(Image credit: Ralph Bavaro/NBC via Getty Images)

The iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2023 sees the biggest acts of the year wow the crowds with iconic Christmas tunes — and you can stream this epic yuletide TV special from anywhere with a VPN.

Stream iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2023 Tour online FREE: channel, start time, and streaming options

 Date: Thursday, December 21 2023

► Time: 8 p.m. ET /  5 p.m. PT / 1 a.m. GMT (Dec. 22) / 12 p.m. AEDT (Dec. 22) 

• U.S. — ABC via Sling Blue / Fubo, or stream next day on Hulu.

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The iHeart Jingle Ball Tour is a musical holiday extravaganza that takes place in multiple venues across America every year. For 2023, it brought merriment to cities including L.A., Chicago, Detroit, Miami, and New York, with sets from the likes of Olivia Rodrigo, OneRepublic, Nicki Minaj, and Cher.

Didn't get a ticket? There’s no need to be a grinch: ABC will be broadcasting a two-hour edit of the tour’s most epic moments on Thursday, December 21.

Highlights will include a knife-wielding performance of SZA’s Kill Bill, Olivia Rodrigo belting out Billboard 100-topping tracks such as Vampire and Déjà vu, and music legend Cher raising the roof with infectiously catchy new track DJ Play a Christmas Song, as well as electro smash hit Believe.

Get all your festive feels now with our guide below, which explains how to watch iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Tour 2023 online and from anywhere in the world.

How to watch iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2023 online in the U.S.

You can watch iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2023 live on the ABC, from 8 p.m. ET/PT on Thursday, December 21 – or on-demand the next-day with a subscription to Hulu.

ABC is a broadcast network that can be accessed with one of the best TV antennas or through a cable TV package.

If you've already cut the cord and don't have cable, you can watch ABC on a live TV service. Our favorites are Sling TVABC is available in select markets for Sling Blue, though some pay $5 per month more for it — and Fubo

Sling TV

Sling TV gives you live TV at an affordable price. The Sling Blue package includes more than 40 channels including ABC, Fox and NBC (in select cities), AMC, Bravo, Food Network, HGTV, Lifetime and USA. Right now, new subscribers get half off their first month.


Fubo offers a 7-day free trial so you check out all of its features without paying upfront. Fubo's channel lineup includes local networks like ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox as well as cable favorites  such as ESPN, Bravo, Food Network, FX, MTV, Syfy and more.

After airing live on ABC, the iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2023 will also be available to stream the next day on Hulu.

How to watch iHeartRadio Jingle Ball online from anywhere with a VPN

Just because ABC isn't available everywhere doesn't mean you have to miss the iHeartRadio Jingle Ball if you're away from home. Watching along with the rest of the internet can be pretty easy. With the right VPN (virtual private network), you can stream the show from wherever you go.

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Can I watch the iHeartRadio Jingle Ball special online in Canada?

Currently, there’s no Canadian broadcaster or streaming service slated to carry ABC’s two-hour coverage of the iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2023 TV broadcast.

A U.S. citizen abroad? If you’re a cord-cutter away from home, you can access your usual services easily with ExpressVPN.

Can I watch iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2023 in the U.K.?

There’s no TV broadcast or streaming release scheduled as of now in the U.K., which might leave music fans looking for their festive fix of the pond a little disappointed.

However, if you’re a U.S. citizen travelling abroad, you can download a VPN to connect to your usual streaming service and watch iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2023 from anywhere.

Can I watch iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2023 in Australia?

Broadcast rights to iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Tour are exclusive to ABC in the U.S., and, as far as we’re aware, no TV service Down Under plans to air the festive musical celebration.

Currently abroad? Anyone looking to watch the iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2023 online like you would back home, should consider purchasing a VPN like ExpressVPN.

iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2023 full line-up

iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Tour 2023 line-up

  • AJR
  • AleXa
  • Big Time Rush
  • Cher
  • Sabrina Carpenter
  • Doechii
  • (G)I-dle
  • Kenya Grace
  • Niall Horan
  • Ice Spice
  • Nicky Jam
  • Jelly Roll
  • Kaliii
  • David Kushner
  • LANY
  • Zara Larsson
  • Lawrence
  • Lil Durk
  • Ludacris
  • Miguel
  • Melanie Martinez
  • NCT Dream
  • Nicki Minaj
  • Shaggy
  • Usher
  • OneRepublic
  • P1Harmony
  • Pentatonix
  • Flo Rida
  • Olivia Rodrigo
  • Paul Russell
  • Teddy Swims
  • SZA

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Daniel Pateman has been a freelance writer since 2018. He currently works across a range of brands including TechRadar, T3, GamesRadar, What Hi-Fi? and CinemaBlend, where he regularly pens How To Watch articles about where our readers can stream the latest new movies and TV shows, as well as producing detailed guides on the best streaming services, from Disney Plus to Netflix. He received a first-class degree in Humanities and Media in 2013 from Birkbeck University and later an MA in Contemporary Literature and Culture. In addition to his work for Future's websites, Daniel writes across the broad spectrum of arts topics – including photography, sculpture, painting, film – and has been published in The Brooklyn Rail and Eyeline magazine, among others.