LOS ANGELES & NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Radio Disney, the only 24-hour radio network devoted to families, and iHeartRadio, iHeartMedia’s free all-in-one streaming music and live digital radio service, today announced that Radio Disney is now available to even more listeners via iHeartRadio (iHeartRadio.com/Disney) and everywhere its app is available.
Radio Disney’s programming will now be accessible 24/7, streaming to millions of iHeartRadio listeners across the U.S. Programming features include Radio Disney 'Insider', Radio Disney 'Take Over', Radio Disney's 'Top 30', Radio Disney’s 'Saturday Night Party', 'The Alli Simpson Show', and a variety of on-air talent-hosted programming. As part of this new collaboration, Radio Disney and iHeartRadio will support cross platform promotion opportunities and develop joint broadcast/digital content initiatives.
"Radio Disney aims to continuously provide our listeners with the music and entertainment they want in the most accessible way," said Phil Guerini, Vice President, Programming and General Manager, Radio Disney. "By teaming up with iHeartRadio and its portfolio of platforms, we will be able to expand our content reach to millions of additional listeners that consume radio via digital streaming."
iHeartRadio is available across more than 60 device platforms including online, mobile devices, wearables, in-car, in-home, gaming consoles and more. The all-in-one platform delivers instant access to thousands of live radio stations from across the country, user-created Custom Stations inspired by a favorite artist or song, thousands of curated digital stations, and Podcasts featuring on-demand news, talk and entertainment content.
"Radio Disney is a great addition to iHeartRadio," said Chris Williams, Chief Product Officer, iHeartRadio. “Increasing the variety of family friendly programming is a priority and Radio Disney is sure to be a hit with parents and kids alike."
To see all available platforms and to download the app, visit iHeartRadio.com/apps.
About Radio Disney
Radio Disney is a multi-platform music brand known for introducing new artists and playing the music of many of today's most popular young artists, including, Ariana Grande, Taylor Swift and Shawn Mendes. It is widely recognized by the music industry as an influencer to drive music awareness and is among a select group of mainstream radio stations tracked by Billboard and Mediabase music panels. Radio Disney's Top 40 playlist is driven by listener requests and represents major label recording artists, including One Direction, Katy Perry, 5 Seconds of Summer, Fifth Harmony and Demi Lovato. Billboard magazine has also twice cited Radio Disney in its "Maximum Exposure" list, which names the Top 100 ways to get music noticed. Radio Disney reaches millions of listeners each week across its national feed originating from Los Angeles.
With 245 million monthly listeners in the U.S., 87 million monthly digital uniques, over 75 million social followers 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.