iHeartMedia Celebrates the Holidays with John Legend; John Rzeznik Delights on iHeartRadio LIVE

The 2022 iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Tour Presented by Capital One Wraps Up This Weekend in Miami/Ft. Lauderdale

NEW YORK, N.Y. – December 16, 2022 – iHeartMedia celebrated superstar artists in recent weeks with a slew of special programming and live events, including “iHeartRadio LIVE with John Legend: A Holiday Celebration” on December 14, in which the singer celebrated the holiday season by performing a mix of Christmas classics and his latest hits. Hosted by Shay Diddy, Legend appeared in a special VR performance in Meta Horizon Worlds that fans could watch on their Meta Quest 2 headset. The performance was also streamed on iHeartRadio’s Facebook and broadcast across iHeartRadio R&B and Hot AC stations, as well as on the iHeartRadio app via the Holiday Season Radio station.

On December 13, John Rzenik of the Goo Goo Dolls delighted fans at his iHeartRadio LIVE show with some of the band’s newest songs from their recent album “Chaos in Bloom” as well as their biggest hits in a performance that spanned decades of music. Rzeznik also answered questions from iHeartRadio LIVE host Ellen K throughout the show and brought some holiday cheer with a performance of “This Is Christmas.” “iHeartRadio LIVE with John Rzeznik of the Goo Goo Dolls” was streamed on iHeartRadio’s YouTube channel and broadcast via iHeartRadio's Today's Mix and Coffee Shop Radio stations.

The 2022 iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Tour Presented by Capital One continued this past week with stops in Boston, Mass.; Philadelphia, Pa.; Washington, D.C.; and Atlanta, Ga. The tour stops in Tampa, Fla. on Friday, December 16 and wraps up in Ft. Lauderdale/Miami, Fla. on Sunday, December 18. Tickets to the remaining shows are available at www.iHeartRadio.com/JingleBall.

Additionally, iHeartRadio’s YouTube Channels released various interviews with hit artists including Lecrae, A Boogie Wit da Hoodie and Breland. In a video interview with iHeartRadio digital host Emily Curl, rapper Lecrae talked about his newest album “Church Clothes 4” and his family holiday traditions. Rapper A Boogie Wit da Hoodie and singer-songwriter Breland each separately took part in the “Pics Or It Didn’t Happen” series where they showed off personal photos from their phones.

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About iHeartMedia

iHeartMedia, Inc. [Nasdaq: IHRT] is the leading audio media company in America, reaching over 90% of Americans every month. iHeart’s broadcast radio assets alone have more consumer reach in the U.S. than any other media outlet; twice the reach of the next largest broadcast radio company; and over four times the ad-enabled reach of the largest digital only audio service. iHeart is the largest podcast publisher according to Podtrac, with more downloads than the next two podcast publishers combined and has the number one social footprint among audio players, with seven times more followers than the next audio media brand, and the only fully integrated audio ad tech solution across broadcast, streaming and podcasts. The company continues to leverage its strong audience connection and unparalleled consumer reach to build new platforms, products and services. Visit iHeartMedia.com for more company information.


About iHeartMedia, Inc.

iHeartMedia (NASDAQ: IHRT) is the number one audio company in the United States, reaching nine out of 10 Americans every month. It consists of three business groups.

With its quarter of a billion monthly listeners, the iHeartMedia Multiplatform Group has a greater reach than any other media company in the U.S. Its leadership position in audio extends across multiple platforms, including more than 860 live broadcast stations in over 160 markets nationwide; its National Sales organization; and the company’s live and virtual events business. It also includes Premiere Networks, the industry’s largest Networks business, with its Total Traffic and Weather Network (TTWN); and BIN: Black Information Network, the first and only 24/7 national and local all news audio service for the Black community. iHeartMedia also leads the audio industry in analytics, targeting and attribution for its marketing partners with its SmartAudio suite of data targeting and attribution products using data from its massive consumer base.

The iHeartMedia Digital Audio Group includes the company’s fast-growing podcasting business -- iHeartMedia is the number one podcast publisher in downloads, unique listeners, revenue and earnings -- as well as its industry-leading iHeartRadio digital service, available across more than 500 platforms and 2,000 devices; the company’s digital sites, newsletters, digital services and programs; its digital advertising technology companies; and its audio industry-leading social media footprint.

The company’s Audio & Media Services reportable segment includes Katz Media Group, the nation’s largest media representation company, and RCS, the world's leading provider of broadcast and webcast software.

Visit iHeartMedia.com for more company information.