NEW YORK — (BUSINESS WIRE) — June 5, 2015 — iHeartRadio, iHeartMedia’s free all-in-one digital music and streaming radio service, today announced that it has surpassed 70 million registered users and continues to deliver record setting growth. iHeartRadio reached this milestone at a faster rate than any other radio or digital music service and even faster than Facebook. And the fact that iHeartRadio’s registered user milestone does not account for the millions of listeners who tune into iHeartRadio’s live radio streams without registering means its overall reach is even greater. In addition, the iHeartRadio network reaches 87 million unique visitors each month and has achieved 80 percent brand awareness among consumers.
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iHeartRadio has been downloaded more than 600 million times and offers listeners instant access to thousands of live radio stations, Custom Stations featuring a catalog of more than 20 million songs spanning more than 800,000 artists and thousands of on demand podcasts. Data shows that listeners predominately tune in to iHeartRadio via mobile devices (63 percent) and though live radio streams account for the majority of iHeartRadio listening, its users have created more than 580 million Custom Stations. Its social footprint also continues to expand, reaching nearly 80 million social media users across its network; and iHeartRadio accounted for 68 percent of all social engagement on Facebook and Twitter among all leading digital radio or music services – see graphic.
iHeartRadio also continues to expand its offering across devices, most recently announcing its availability on Xbox One, Apple Watch and Honda vehicles. iHeartRadio is currently available on more than 60 device platforms spanning in-home entertainment, wearables, gaming, mobile and auto. To see all available platforms and to download the app, visit iHeartRadio.com/apps.
With 245 million monthly listeners in the U.S., 97 million monthly digital uniques and 196 million monthly consumers of its Total Traffic and Weather Network, iHeartMedia has the largest reach of any radio or television outlet in America. It serves over 150 markets through 858 owned radio stations, and the company’s radio stations and content can be heard on AM/FM, HD digital radio, satellite radio, on the Internet at iHeartRadio.com and on the company’s radio station websites, on the iHeartRadio mobile app, in enhanced auto dashes, on tablets and smartphones, and on gaming consoles.
iHeartRadio, iHeartMedia’s digital radio platform, is the No. 1 all-in-one digital audio service with over 600 million downloads; it reached its first 20 million registered users faster than any digital service in Internet history and reached 70 million users faster than any other radio or digital music service and even faster than Facebook. The company’s operations include radio broadcasting, online, mobile, digital and social media, live concerts and events, syndication, music research services and independent media representation. For more company information visit iHeartMedia.com.
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