iHeartMedia Celebrates ‘On The Verge’ Artists Ashley Cooke and Teddy Swims; Wraps Up iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2023 with ABC Special

NEW YORK, N.Y. – December 22, 2023 – iHeartMedia celebrated new music and artists recently, including the latest ‘On The Verge’ artists and a special TV broadcast of the 2023 iHeartRadio Jingle Ball.

In December, iHeartMedia named Ashley Cooke as its latest ‘On The Verge’ Country artist with her single "Your Place,” and Teddy Swims as the latest ‘On The Verge’ CHR artist with his single "Lose Control.” 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. Success stories of ‘On The Verge’ Country and CHR artists who have reached No. 1 include Luke Combs with “Hurricane” and Lainey Wilson with “Things a Man Oughta Know,” as well as Steve Lacy with “Bad Habit” and Olivia Rodrigo with “driver’s license.”

The 2023 iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Tour Presented by Capital One wrapped up in Sunrise, Fla. on Sunday, December 16 after a successful cross-country tour with stops in America’s biggest cities. To celebrate, ABC and iHeartMedia teamed up for the “iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2023” holiday special featuring performances from the Madison Square Garden concert in New York City and the Forum concert in Los Angeles. The special included select performances by this year’s biggest artists, including Olivia Rodrigo, SZA, Niall Horan, OneRepublic, Sabrina Carpenter, Jelly Roll, Doechii, Paul Russell, Melanie Martinez, David Kushner, AJR, Pentatonix, Big Time Rush and a very special performance from Cher. The exclusive television broadcast aired on Thursday, December 21 on ABC and is now available on Hulu.

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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 250 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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