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iHeartMedia Names Coco Jones Latest ‘On The Verge’ Artist; World Premieres New Singles From Fall Out Boy and Cole Swindell
iHeartRadio Hosts ‘J Balvin Futurum: A VR Concert Experience’ in Meta Horizon Worlds
NEW YORK, N.Y. – January 27, 2023 – iHeartMedia celebrated new music and artists recently, including the latest “On The Verge” artist, World Premiere debuts and more. This week, iHeartMedia named Coco Jones as its latest ‘On The Verge’ Hip-Hop artist with her single “ICU.” 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.
This month, Fall Out Boy’s latest single “Love From the Other Side” had a World Premiere debut on January 18 across all iHeartRadio Alternative/Optional Rock stations. Additionally, Cole Swindell’s "Drinkaby" had a World Premiere debut on January 27 across all iHeartCountry stations.
Earlier this week, iHeartRadio announced the upcoming "J Balvin Futurum: A VR Concert Experience,” the latest iHeartRadio Concert Series in VR in partnership with Meta, premiering at 9 pm ET/6 pm PT on February 17. The event will stream in Meta Horizon Worlds for fans with a Meta Quest 2 or Meta Quest Pro headset, as well as Messenger’s Watch Together and on iHeartRadio’s Facebook and Instagram pages. Fans can subscribe now to get reminder notifications on the day of the event.