iHeartMedia Names Atozzio ‘On the Verge’ Hip-Hop Artist; and World Premieres New Music From Diddy ft. Bryson Tiller and Luke Combs

iHeartRadio’s “New Music Friday” Features Black Eyed Peas’ Latest Single with Shakira & David Guetta

P&G and iHeartMedia Celebrate Third Annual “Can’t Cancel Pride – Proud AND Together,” Now Available On Demand

NEW YORK, N.Y. – June 17 iHeartMedia celebrated new music and artists this week by naming Atozzio as its ‘On The Verge’ Hip-Hop artist with his latest single “Feeling Better.” The song will be highlighted across iHeartRadio’s Hip-Hop stations through the end of July. 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’ Hip-Hop artists who have reached the top 20 include Lil Tjay ft. 6LACK, Shenseea, Kendra Jae and Coi Leray.

Several big names debuted new music with World Premieres across iHeartRadio stations, including Diddy ft. Bryson Tiller’s “Gotta Move On” on June 17 on all Hip-Hop, Rhythmic CHR and R&B stations; and Luke Combs’ “The Kind of Love We Make” on June 17 on all Mainstream Country stations. Additionally, the Black Eyed Peas’ latest collaboration with Shakira & David Guetta, “Don’t You Worry,” is featured on iHeartRadio’s “New Music Friday” slots across iHeartRadio’s CHR stations on June 17. 

Earlier this week, P&G and iHeartMedia’s “Can’t Cancel Pride 2022: Proud AND Together,” a fundraiser for the LGBTQ+ community celebrating visibility and inclusivity for all, celebrated its third annual event with today’s biggest names in culture and entertainment including performances from Katy Perry, Sam Smith, Lizzo, Anitta, Dove Cameron, Betty Who and Kim Petras. Elton John was honored with the first-ever Impact Award for his humanitarian work through the Elton John AIDS Foundation. The event will be available on demand throughout Pride Month until June 30 via iHeartRadio’s YouTube, Facebook, The CW App and CWTV.com and Revry. In addition to music, the benefit, hosted by JoJo Siwa, included special appearances from Amy Schneider, Big Freedia, Billy Porter, Dorit Kemsley, Erika Jayne, Eugene Lee Yang, Hayley Kiyoko, Jari Jones, Jasmin Savoy Brown, Liv Hewson, Manila Luzon, Michael Cimino, Rueby Wood and more.

Additionally, iHeartRadio’s YouTube Channel released various interviews with its host Emily Curl and hit artists including Marshmello and Kelianne. Marshmello took part in the “Wheel of Stories” series where he dished on collaborating with the Jonas Brothers, Khalid and Juice WRLD, along with more highlights from his career. Kelianne appeared on the “15 Firsts” series where she revealed what it was like meeting Justin Bieber for the first time and appearing on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show.”

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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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