NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Z100, New York’s Hit Music Station, today unveiled the star-studded lineup for its annual holiday concert, Z100’s Jingle Ball 2013, presented by Aéropostale, taking place on Friday, December 13, at 8 p.m. EST at Madison Square Garden. Z100’s Jingle Ball 2013 is part of the national iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2013 Tour, the season’s biggest annual music event that captures the holiday spirit of the iHeartRadio app, in Dallas, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, Seattle, Chicago, Minneapolis, Atlanta, Boston, Washington D.C., Tampa and Miami. To commemorate the pop culture phenomenon, Mayor Bloomberg has issued a special proclamation officially declaring December 13, 2013 Z100’s Jingle Ball Day in New York City. Z100’s Jingle Ball 2013 will mark Z100’s 18th year of bringing cheer to New York City with the holiday season’s biggest annual music event.
This afternoon singer, songwriter Austin Mahone, joined Z100’s on-air personality, JJ, at Aéropostale’s Times Square store to officially announce the all-star lineup for Z100’s Jingle Ball 2013 which will include Miley Cyrus, Robin Thicke, Pitbull, Enrique Iglesias, Fall Out Boy, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Selena Gomez, Fifth Harmony, Ariana Grande, Jason Derulo and Austin Mahone with more to be announced. Special guest hosts will include Elvis Duran of the “Elvis Duran and The Z100 Morning Show” alongside the entire Z100 family, with more to be announced. Aéropostale, specialty retailer of casual apparel and accessories, returns as the presenting sponsor for Z100’s Jingle Ball 2013.
Tickets will be sold exclusively to ZVIP members via Ticketmaster outlets starting Tuesday, October 15, at 5 p.m. EST until Wednesday, October 16, at 4:59 p.m. EST. Fans can register for free to become a ZVIP member by logging on to Z100.com, keyword: ZVIP. Following, JPMorgan Chase & Co. debit and credit cardholders can take advantage of the Chase early on-sale using their Chase card through Ticketmaster from Wednesday, October 16, at 5 p.m. EST until Friday, October 18, at 5 p.m. EST by visiting iHeartRadio.com/chase. Any remaining tickets following the Chase early on-sale will be available for public purchase starting Saturday, October 19, at 12 p.m. EST via ticketmaster.com.
“Z100’s Jingle Ball is synonymous with New York City’s holiday season and an event that our listeners look forward to all year long,” said Sharon Dastur, Z100's Program Director. “We are excited to celebrate 18 years of bringing the hottest music stars together in one place for the biggest night of the year.”
"Z100’s Jingle Ball is THE iconic must see concert of the season,” said Duran. "I look forward to seeing the amazing stars rock Madison Square Garden and give Z100 listeners a night to remember.”
Popular teen retailer Aeropostale returns as the presenting sponsor for Z100's Jingle Ball 2013. "Music is a huge part of our customers' lifestyle," said Scott Birnbaum, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Ecommerce, Aeropostale. "We are excited to partner with Z100 for the third year in a row, as they continue to bring the biggest artists and most memorable performances to all."
Z100’s Jingle Ball 2013 will kick-off with the action-packed Z100 & Coca Cola’s All Access Lounge, the official pre-event celebration. The event, which is free to the public, will include performances by Austin Mahone, Fifth Harmony and Travie McCoy followed by meet-and-greets with fan favorites. Z100 & Coca Cola’s All Access Lounge will feature music as well as interactive displays from some of today’s hottest brands and products. The event will take place from 12 p.m. - 6 p.m. EST at Hammerstein Ballroom, 311 W. 34th St., New York, NY and will welcome fans of all ages.
For the fourth year in a row, Z100’s Jingle Ball will host a nationwide search for the next big musical act through Z100’s Hometown Hero presented by State Farm® and powered by Eventful. Z100 has teamed up with Eventful and is using their Demand it!® service to give fans the power to decide Z100’s Hometown Hero 2013. Music artists and bands alike can sign up and compete on Eventful’s unique “Demand it!”® social media platform, which empowers hopefuls to Demand the winning spot. The winner will perform amongst the amazing talent at this year’s Z100 and Coca-Cola All Access Lounge at the Hammerstein Ballroom in Manhattan on December 13, 2013 and have the opportunity to walk the red carpet at the main event, Z100’s Jingle Ball at Madison Square Garden that evening. For more information and to register for Z100’s Hometown Hero contest log on to www.Z100.com keyword: Hometown Hero.
Each year Z100’s Jingle Ball gives back to the community to celebrate the holiday season. This year’s official charity for Z100’s Jingle Ball 2013 is the Ryan Seacrest Foundation – $1.00 of each ticket sold will be donated to the non-profit organization, which is dedicated to inspiring today’s youth through entertainment and education focused initiatives.
“The Ryan Seacrest Foundation is excited to collaborate with Z100 on this year’s Jingle Ball to help us raise funds for our work with pediatric hospitals across the country,” said Meredith Seacrest, Executive Director & COO of the Ryan Seacrest Foundation. “We’re looking forward to being a part of the concert and are grateful for Z100’s support.”
Z100’s Jingle Ball 2013 will air exclusively as a two hour special on The CW Network, on Wednesday, December 18, at 8 p.m. EST, giving music fans across the country the opportunity to experience the highly anticipated annual event on television.
For up-to-minute information on Z100’s Jingle Ball 2013 log on to www.Z100.com keyword: Jingle Ball or listen to Elvis Duran on-air or online via the station’s website, as well as on iHeartRadio, Clear Channel's all-in-one digital radio service. iHeartRadio delivers everything listeners want in one free, fully-integrated service: instant access to more than 1,500 of the nation's most popular live broadcast and digital-only radio stations from 150 cities, plus user-created custom stations inspired by favorite artists and songs. iHeartRadio also offers listeners a "Perfect For" feature which allows users to choose from thousands of curated stations based on a range of moods and activities. New - iHeartRadio Talk feature (now in beta) offers on-demand listener-created talk content alongside popular news, celebrity and entertainment “audiosodes.” iHeartRadio Talk also features “Daily Pulse,” a customizable Talk channel featuring the most up-to-date news and culture highlights, to which users can add or remove content that is most important to them.
To download the official Z100 Jingle Ball 2013 logo please visit: http://www.iheartradio.com/JBT13press
Artists and/or event subject to change or cancellation without notice.
About Clear Channel Media and Entertainment New York:
Clear Channel New York owns and operates WAXQ-FM; WHTZ-FM; WKTU-FM; WLTW-FM; WWPR-FM and is part of Clear Channel Media and Entertainment. With 243 million monthly listeners in the U.S., Clear Channel Media and Entertainment has the largest reach of any radio or television outlet in America. Clear Channel Media and Entertainment serves 150 markets through 840 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 iPads and smartphones, and used via navigation systems. iHeartRadio, Clear Channel's digital radio platform, is the No. 1 all-in-one digital audio service with over 225 million downloads; it reached its first 20 million registered users faster than any digital service in Internet history. The company’s operations include radio broadcasting, online and mobile services and products, live concerts and events, syndication, music research services and independent media representation. Clear Channel Media & Entertainment is a division of CC Media Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: CCMO), a leading global media and entertainment company. More information on the company can be found at ClearChannel.com.
About Aéropostale, Inc.:
Aeropostale®, Inc. is a primarily mall-based, specialty retailer of casual apparel and accessories, principally targeting 14 to 17 year-old young women and men through its Aeropostale® stores and 4 to 12 year-old kids through its P.S. from Aeropostale® stores. The Company provides customers with a focused selection of high quality fashion and fashion basics at compelling values in an innovative and exciting store environment. Aeropostale® maintains control over its proprietary brands by designing, sourcing, marketing and selling all of its own merchandise. Aeropostale® products can only be purchased in Aeropostale® stores and online at www.aeropostale.com. P.S. from Aeropostale® products can be purchased in P.S. from Aeropostale® stores and online at www.ps4u.com and www.aeropostale.com. The Company currently operates 917 Aeropostale® stores in 50 states and Puerto Rico, 78 Aeropostale stores in Canada and 100 P.S. from Aeropostale® stores in 20 states. In addition, pursuant to various licensing agreements, our licensees currently operate 28 Aeropostale® and P.S. from Aeropostale® stores in the Middle East, Asia and Europe. On November 13, 2012, Aeropostale, Inc. acquired substantially all of the assets of online women's fashion footwear and apparel retailer GoJane.com, Inc. Based in Ontario, California, GoJane focuses primarily on fashion footwear, with a select offering of contemporary apparel and other accessories.
About Ryan Seacrest Foundation:
The Ryan Seacrest Foundation (RSF) is a non-profit organization dedicated to inspiring today’s youth through entertainment and education focused initiatives. RSF’s first initiative is to build broadcast media centers—Seacrest Studios—within pediatric hospitals for patients to explore the creative realms of radio, television and new media. Founded in 2009, RSF currently has Seacrest Studios in Atlanta, Philadelphia, Dallas, Orange County, CA and Cincinnati hospitals, and has plans to expand throughout the nation and to Boston in 2014. For more information, visit www.ryanseacrestfoundation.org.