iHeartMedia Celebrates ‘On The Verge’ Artist Bailey Zimmerman, New Music From Old Dominion and Lonnie

iHeartRadio LIVE with Kim Petras Celebrates Her New Single “If Jesus Was A Rockstar”

NEW YORK, N.Y. – January 6, 2023 – iHeartMedia celebrated new music and artists recently, including the latest ‘On The Verge’ artist and new music spotlights. In December, iHeartMedia named Bailey Zimmerman as its latest ‘On The Verge’ Country artist with his single “Rock And A Hard Place.” iHeartMedia’s ‘On The Verge’ program helps build awareness for up-and-coming artists through its radio airplay reach and historically, all ‘On The Verge’ artists have charted in the top 30, with more than half landing in the top 10 and over a third claiming the No. 1 chart slot. With only four weeks of airplay, Zimmerman’s single is charting in the Top 20. Success stories of ‘On The Verge’ Country artists who have reached No. 1 include Jimmie Allen with “Best Shot,” Sam Hunt with “Leave the Night On,” Luke Combs with “Hurricane” and Lainey Wilson with “Things a Man Oughta Know.”

This week, iHeartMedia celebrated new music with a “New Music Spotlight” feature for Old Dominion’s latest single “Memory Lane” on January 5 across all iHeartRadio Mainstream Country stations. Additionally, singer Lonnie was featured in the “New Music Friday” series on January 6 across all iHeartRadio CHR, Rhythm CHR and Hip Hop stations with his debut single “One Night Stand.”

On January 6, iHeartMedia will host the latest iHeartRadio LIVE with Kim Petras at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT. Petras recently released the single “If Jesus Was A Rockstar” and is still at the top of the charts with her historic feature on Sam Smith’s “Unholy.” Fans can listen and tune in free for a stream of the exclusive "iHeartRadio LIVE with Kim Petras" on iHeartRadio’s Facebook. Viewers with a Meta Quest 2 headset can view the VR performance in Meta Horizon Worlds and on iHeartRadio’s Facebook.

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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.

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