DOJ Approves Live Nation Owner’s Increased Stake in iHeartMedia
Live Nation Entertainment owner Liberty Media got approval from the Department of Justice to dramatically increase its stake in iHeartMedia, over the objection of anti-monopoly advocates. Liberty, which already controls Sirius XM and Pandora in addition to its 33 percent stake in Live Nation and Ticketmaster, got approval to... Read more
Elton John, iHeartRadio Team Up For Charity Living Room Concert
Like most major events, the iHeartRadio Music Awards will not go on this weekend as originally planned. In its place, iHeartMedia is putting on a star-studded virtual concert to benefit various charities. Billie Eilish, Mariah Carey, Alicia Keys, Tim McGraw and Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong are among the... Read more
iHeart Radio 2020 Music Awards Postponed Due To Virus
The iHeartRadio 2020 Music Awards has been postponed to a later date due to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Organizers released a statement Monday morning, noting that the highly-anticipated show will take place at a new, rescheduled date amid safety precautions. “As you may know, the Shrine Auditorium in... Read more
Report: Regulators May Prevent Live Nation Owner’s Bid to Buy iHeart Radio
Billionaire John Malone, owner of Liberty Media, plans to acquire iHeartRadio, leaving the Department of Justice wondering if it should intervene. According to the New York Post, sources say that lawyers for the DOJ are scheduled to look into the merger and any potential anti-competitive implications that may follow... Read more
Billie Eilish, The Black Keys To Headline iHeartRadio’s Alter Ego
Some of the hottest names in alternative rock music are hitting the stage next year for iHeartRadio’s annual ALTer EGO. The concert is set to take place on January 18, 2020, and will feature A-list stars alt-pop Billie Eilish, indie-rockers of The Black Keys, punk-rock group blink-182, and the... Read more
Taylor Swift, Billie Eilish, BTS Among Artists To Perform On iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Tour
It may still only be September, but iHeartRadio is already gearing up for the Jingle Ball Tour this December, which will feature a handful of A-list stars. The arena tour will hit 12 cities across the U.S., kicking things off in Tampa Bay on December 1. From there, the... Read more
iHeartRadio Taps JLo, Daddy Yankee For Fiesta Latina
Miami will host this year’s iHeartRadio Fiesta Latina with headlining performances from superstars Jennifer Lopez, Daddy Yankee, and Ozuna. The fourth-annual show will take place on November 2 at AmericanAirlines Arena with Enrique Santos hosting the show. JLo, who is currently on her It’s My Party: The Celebration Tour,... Read more
Marshmello, Steve Aoki, Added To iHeartRadio Music Festival Lineup
This year’s iHeartRadio Music Festival will feature some of the hottest acts right now in the industry, and even more artists have been added to the 2019 lineup. Organizers announced this week that the legendary ’80s country-rock group Hootie and the Blowfish will make an appearance, just in time... Read more
‘Hamilton’ Presales Headline Tuesday Tickets on Sale
Hamilton’s record-breaking Broadway run continues as the hip-hop musical releases more tickets for its run at the Richard Rodgers Theatre. Tickets for performances from November 2019 through June 2020 will go up for presale through Ticketmaster’s Verified Fan program tomorrow. The iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas will also... Read more
Miley Cyrus, Cage the Elephant To Headline 2019 iHeartRadio Festival
This year’s iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas is jam-packed with a solid lineup of A-list stars, promising headlining performances on the main stage from popstars Miley Cyrus, Camila Cabello, and Alicia Keys, hip-hop’s Chance the Rapper, and indie-rock artist Cage the Elephant. Keys is a festival veteran, as... Read more