Kelsea Ballerini, Zara Larsson Joinup 2016 RADIO DISNEY MUSIC AWARDS Performance Lineup

Acclaimed country music singer/songwriter Kelsea Ballerini and Epic Records' up-and-coming pop sensation Zara Larsson have been added to the impressive lineup of artists scheduled to perform at the 2016 Radio Disney Music Awards (RDMA), music's biggest event for families. Previously announced chart-topping performers include Ariana Grande, Flo Rida, DNCE, Hailee Steinfeld and Laura Marano. The event takes place SATURDAY, APRIL 30 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

With ten days until polls close, voter momentum is rapidly building across polling platforms including new voting site Google OneBox. Polls close April 10 at 11:59 p.m. ET.

Ballerini, who is also Radio Disney's current "NBT" (Next Big Thing) featured artist, has emerged as a country-music powerhouse. With two #1 singles, the gold-certified "Love Me Like You Mean It" and follow-up single "Dibs," she has received several accolades, which include her most recent ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS win for "New Female Vocalist of the Year" and Billboard's Rising Star honor. Ballerini is nominated in three categories for the 2016 RDMA, including "Radio Disney Country Favorite Artist."

Eighteen-year-old Swedish pop star Zara Larsson has taken American music charts by storm. Her gold-certified single "Never Forget You" has spent seven weeks on the Radio Disney "Top 30" and has been streamed over 190 million times on Spotify.

Voting for the 2016 RDMA is open through Sunday, April 10 at, the Radio Disney app, Google OneBox and via Radio Disney's Facebook and Twitter profiles.

Winners will be announced at the 2016 RDMA on SATURDAY, APRIL 30 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, with a two-hour television special "Disney Channel Presents the 2016 Radio Disney Music Awards" originating from the event to be presented SUNDAY, MAY 1 (7:00-9:00 p.m. EDT) on Disney Channel.

Tickets for the RDMA are available at

Information on the Radio Disney Music Awards, voting procedures and official rules are available at

The 2016 Radio Disney Music Awards, music's biggest event for families, is set for Saturday, April 30 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. The show will feature performances by some of the biggest artists along with tomorrow's rising stars in music and the presentation of the uniquely Radio Disney "ARDY" statuette winners, as voted on by fans globally. The special two-hour telecast, "Disney Channel Presents the 2016 Radio Disney Music Awards," will be presented Sunday, May 1 (7:00-9:00 p.m. EDT) on Disney Channel in the U.S. and thereafter, in 159 countries. Highlights will also be available on Radio Disney, the Radio Disney App, the Disney Channel app and

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