NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--iHeartMedia and AT&T announced today the ultimate celebration of summer with the iHeartSummer ’17 Weekend by AT&T at the legendary Fontainebleau Miami Beach on Friday, June 9 and Saturday, June 10, 2017. The weekend-long event will feature live performances from DJ Khaled, Halsey, Miley Cyrus, Backstreet Boys, Fifth Harmony and Noah Cyrus, with more special guests to be announced.
In addition to performances from the year’s top artists, the jam-packed weekend will celebrate all things summer with a variety of beach games, events and activities including the All-Star celebrity beach volleyball tournament featuring some of today’s hottest artists, athletes, DJs and more. The event will continue to heat up throughout the weekend with an all-day pool party on Saturday featuring sets by iHeartRadio's house DJs, including DJ Prostyle, DJ Obscene and DJ Whutever.
Beginning Monday, May 15 through Friday, June 2, iHeartMedia and AT&T are launching a national on-air and online promotion across its mainstream and rhythmic Contemporary Hit Radio and HOT-AC stations giving hundreds of listeners a chance to win iHeartSummer ‘17 Weekend by AT&T packages. Winners get to enjoy summer their way with round-trip airfare, two-night luxury hotel accommodations at Fontainebleau Miami Beach for two and access to events throughout the weekend. AT&T will present one Grand Prize Winner with an all-access fantasy weekend that includes a VIP experience with an artist and taking home an All New 2017 Jeep Compass.
Fans can listen to a special iHeartSummer ‘17 Weekend by AT&T live broadcast Saturday at 8 p.m. ET/PT on iHeartMedia Mainstream Contemporary Hit Radio (CHR), Rhythmic Contemporary Hit Radio (RCHR) and HOT-AC stations nationwide. AUDIENCE Network from AT&T will broadcast the weekend celebration as a two-day television special on June 23 and June 24 at 8 p.m. EDT/PDT via DIRECTV Channel 239 or U-verse Channel 1114, giving music fans across the country the opportunity to experience the highly anticipated event.
“Our iHeartSummer ‘17 Weekend has expanded into a two-day lifestyle event,” said Tom Poleman, President of National Programming Group at iHeartMedia. “We’re bringing together the industry’s top artists, the music you’ll be hearing on the radio all season long and everyone’s favorite summer activities for 48 hours of the hottest party Miami has to offer.”
“Finally America has an official event to kick off Summer,” said John Sykes, President of Entertainment Enterprises for iHeartMedia. “This weekend long escape will celebrate the Summer’s biggest songs, movie stars and athletes outdoors on the ocean.”
“AT&T is all about connecting fans with their favorite artists in new ways. Our customers will be able to experience iHeartSummer with unique, exclusive access to the two-day televised special,” said Brad Bentley, executive vice president – marketing, AT&T Entertainment Group. “It’s entertainment your way.”
"We are thrilled to welcome back the iHeartMedia team for the iHeartSummer ’17 Weekend by AT&T,” said Philip Goldfarb, President & COO at Fontainebleau Miami Beach. “Entertainment is in our DNA, so it is extremely exciting to bring this incredible star-studded event to our guests this summer.”
iHeartSummer ‘17 Weekend by AT&T at Fontainebleau Miami Beach is part of iHeartMedia's incredibly successful roster of major concert events, which includes the iHeartRadio Music Festival, the iHeartRadio Fiesta Latina, the nationwide iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Concert Tour, the iHeart80s Party, the iHeartCountry Festival and the iHeartRadio Music Awards, which generated 165 billion social media impressions.
For details on how to purchase a weekend getaway package to the iHeartSummer ‘17 Weekend by AT&T complete with accommodations, general admission tickets, daily breakfast and much more, visit fontainebleau.com/iheart or call 1.800.548.8886.
The iHeartSummer ‘17 Weekend by AT&T at Fontainebleau Miami Beach is produced by iHeartMedia. Executive Producers for iHeartMedia are John Sykes, Tom Poleman and Lee Rolontz. Proud partners of this year's event include: AT&T, Blue Diamond Almonds, All New 2017 Jeep Compass, SinfulColors, Columbia Pictures’ new movie Rough Night, with more to be announced. For more information on the iHeartSummer ’17 Weekend by AT&T visit iHeartRadio.com.
With over a quarter of a billion monthly listeners in the U.S. and over 85 million social followers, iHeartMedia has the largest national reach of any radio or television outlet in America. As the leader in multiplatform connections, it also serves over 150 local 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, wearables and smartphones, and on gaming consoles.
iHeartRadio, iHeartMedia’s digital radio platform, is the fastest growing digital audio service in the U.S. and offers users thousands of live radio stations, personalized custom artist stations created by just one song or seed artist and the top podcasts and personalities. With over a billion downloads, iHeartRadio reached 100 million registered users faster than any other radio or digital music service.
iHeartMedia’s platforms include radio broadcasting, online, mobile, digital and social media, podcasts, personalities and influencers, live concerts and events, syndication, music research services and independent media representation. iHeartMedia is a division of iHeartMedia, Inc. (OTCBB:IHRT). Visit iHeartMedia.com for more company information.
About Fontainebleau Miami Beach
A spectacular blend of Golden Era glamour and modern luxury, Fontainebleau Miami Beach merges striking design, contemporary art, music, fashion and history into a vibrant guest experience. A revered landmark and symbol of style and sophistication since its opening in 1954, Fontainebleau Miami Beach boasts 1,504 guestrooms and suites appointed with lavish amenities including the world-renowned LIV™ Nightclub, 12 restaurants and lounges including two restaurants from Chef Michael Mina – StripSteak and Pizza & Burger; two AAA Four Diamond signature restaurants, Scarpetta by Scott Conant and Hakkasan; the 40,000-square-foot Lapis spa with mineral-rich water therapies and invigorating treatments and a dramatic oceanfront pool-scape offering lush cabanas. The resort is also home to BleauLive, the innovative concert series that combines intimate performances with memorable weekend escapes.
For general information or accommodations at Fontainebleau Miami Beach, visit www.fontainebleau.com or call 1.877.512.8002.