iHeartRadio Announces World Premiere of The Last Beatles Song “Now And Then” to be Simultaneously Played Across 760 Broadcast Stations Nationwide

NEW YORK- October 26, 2023- In conjunction with today’s Apple Corps Ltd./Capitol/UMe announcement in London, iHeartMedia announced it will World Premiere across its broadcast stations nationwide the last Beatles song “Now And Then,” written and sung by John Lennon, developed and worked on by Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr, and now finally finished by Paul and Ringo over four decades later. “Now And Then” will broadcast on more than 760 iHeartRadio stations across the U.S. on November 2, 2023 at 10 a.m. ET.

The double A-side single pairs the last Beatles song with the first: the band’s 1962 debut UK single, “Love Me Do,” a truly fitting full-circle counterpart to “Now And Then.” Both songs are mixed in stereo and Dolby AtmosÒ, and the release features original cover art by renowned artist Ed Ruscha.

“Through the years, The Beatles have always counted on radio to connect with their fans,” said Tom Poleman, Chief Programming Officer for iHeartMedia. “We are proud that iHeart is part of this momentous release, sharing this special moment in music history from the world’s greatest band.”

Fans can tune-in to iHeartRadio Alternative, Rock, Classic Rock, Classic Hits, CHR, Country, AC, Hot AC, News / Talk, Sports and more stations on November 2 at 10 a.m. ET to hear the last Beatles song “Now And Then.” iHeartRadio Classic Rock Stations will continue to broadcast the single every hour throughout the day.

“The Beatles changed music and global culture forever,” said John Sykes, President of Entertainment Enterprises for iHeartMedia. “It’s only fitting that we celebrate the last Beatles song release by sharing it with millions of fans simultaneously on the day it’s released.”

Fans can also listen to all The Beatles songs on the iHeartRadio app by searching “The Beatles” to hear their favorites.

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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