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.

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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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