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Chart-Topping Country Singer Lindsay Ell’s New Song “Workin’ Out” Released Today; First Music From Highly Anticipated Podcast Musical, Make It Up As We Go Co-Produced By Audio Up Media And iHeartMedia

Star-Studded Cast Includes Miranda Lambert, Billy Bob Thornton, Bobby Bones, Craig Robinson, Lindsay Ell And Scarlett Burke

First Two Episodes Premiere October 8th Via iHeartRadio

Listen To New Audio Trailer Here


(LOS ANGELES, October 1, 2020) – Sony Music Nashville, in conjunction with Audio Up Media, today released “Workin’ Out” by critically-acclaimed country music artist/songwriter, Lindsay Ell.  The song is the first track to be released from Make It Up As We Go, the upcoming, highly-anticipated scripted podcast musical co-produced by Audio Up and iHeartMedia.  Premiering with two episodes on Thursday, October 8th, Make It Up As We Go is exclusively presented by Unilever's Knorr and Magnum brands and will be available on iHeartRadio and everywhere else podcasts are heard.  “Workin’ Out” was co-written by: singer/songwriter, series star and director, Scarlett Burke; Audio Up founder and track producer, Jared Gutstadt; co-producer Jeff Peters; and Grammy-nominated songwriter and producer, Nicolle Galyon. Listen to the track HERE

Created by Gutstadt and Burke, Make It Up As We Go is the story of an aspiring young singer-songwriter who pursues a career in the music industry and navigates the legendary writers rooms of Nashville’s country music publishers.  The podcast is written by David Hudgins (Friday Night Lights, Parenthood and Game of Silence) and Brooks Hudgins. Make It Up As We Go’s high profile cast also includes Billy Bob Thornton, Craig Robinson, Bre Blair, and Michael Raymond-James.  Bobby Bones, Lindsay Ell, and executive producer Miranda Lambert will make appearances as themselves.  Listen to the latest audio trailer HERE.

About Audio Up Media

Audio Up Media is a podcast content production studio, housing a world of audio-based properties. Founded by CEO Jared Gutstadt (formerly of Jingle Punks), Audio Up is building an ecosystem of premium entertainment content within the music and audio space.  From fictional scripted podcasts, including original musicals, to one-on-one interview formats, Audio Ups goal is to create a new and innovative form of content.  Current properties include the riveting top 20 true crime podcast, Where The Bodies Are Buried, and emerging pet culture podcast, The Pet Show with host Jimmy Jellinek. Their upcoming slate of projects includes Make It Up As We Go with Miranda Lambert, Lindsay Ell, Bobby Bones, Billy Bob Thornton and Scarlett Burke; and Halloween in Hell, starring Machine Gun Kelly, 24KGoldn and iann dior.

About iHeartMedia

iHeartMedia (NASDAQ: IHRT) is the number one audio company in the United States, reaching nine out of 10 Americans every month – and with its quarter of a billion monthly listeners, has a greater reach than any other media company in the U.S. The company’s leadership position in audio extends across multiple platforms, including more than 850 live broadcast stations in over 160 markets nationwide; through its iHeartRadio digital service available across more than 250 platforms and 2,000 devices; through its influencers; social; branded iconic live music events; other digital products and newsletters; and podcasts as the #1 commercial podcast publisher. iHeartMedia also leads the audio industry in analytics, targeting and attribution for its marketing partners with its SmartAudio product, using data from its massive consumer base. Visit for more company information.