LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--iHeartMedia will kick off the summer with the 2018 iHeartRadio Wango Tango By AT&T hosted by Ryan Seacrest featuring performances from today’s hottest artists including Ariana Grande, Shawn Mendes, Meghan Trainor, 5 Seconds of Summer, NF, Miguel, Janelle Monáe and Marshmello with a special guest performance by Logic, with more to be announced. iHeartRadio Wango Tango By AT&T will be the first concert held at the all-new Banc of California Stadium in Los Angeles on Saturday, June 2.
iHeartRadio, with AT&T, have taken 102.7 KIIS FM’s Wango Tango to a national audience and have added this all-day summer music celebration to iHeartRadio’s roster of incredibly successful, nationally-recognized concert events including the iHeartRadio Music Festival, iHeartRadio Music Awards, the nationwide iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Concert Tour, the iHeartRadio Fiesta Latina, the iHeartCountry Festival by AT&T and iHeartRadio ALTer Ego.
AT&T will livestream the concert exclusively for fans nationwide on ATT.com and Twitter, and the event will also broadcast live for fans via iHeartMedia radio stations throughout the country across more than 150 markets. In addition, Freeform will exclusively broadcast a 90-minute television special on Sunday, June 3 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.
“Over the last 20 years, Wango Tango has become a staple in Los Angeles,” said John Ivey, President of CHR Programming Strategies for iHeartMedia and KIIS FM. “We’re excited to take this iconic summer kick-off event to a national level as we partner with today’s top artists, and for the first time ever, livestream the entire show with AT&T, and broadcast the event on iHeartRadio stations nationwide and through a can’t-miss television special on Freeform - June 3.”
Tickets will be available FIRST to eligible AT&T customers through AT&T THANKS® Priority Pre-sale beginning Tuesday, April 24 at 10 a.m. PT through April 26 at 9:59 a.m. PT via the AT&T THANKS app*. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Saturday, April 28 at 10 a.m. PT via axs.com.
*While supplies last. Eligibility, ticket limits, fees, charges and add’l terms & restr’s apply. Req’s AT&T THANKS app; Data rates may apply. Visit att.com/attthanks for complete details.
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With over a quarter of a billion monthly listeners in the U.S. and over 129 million social followers, iHeartMedia has the largest national reach of any radio or television outlet in America. As the leading media company in the U.S., iHeartMedia serves over 150 local markets through 849 owned radio stations, and the company’s radio stations and content can be heard on AM/FM, on satellite, at iHeartRadio.com, on the company’s station websites and on iHeartRadio, iHeartMedia’s digital music, podcast, on demand and live streaming radio service, available on over 250 platforms and 2,000 devices, including on digital auto dashes, tablets, wearables and smartphones, on virtual assistants, smart speakers, TVs and gaming consoles.
iHeartRadio offers users the country’s top live radio stations, personalized custom artist stations created by just one song or seed artist, on demand features and the top podcasts and personalities. The all-in-one digital service has more than 1.7 billion downloads, 110 million registered users and is the No. 1 commercial radio podcaster in the U.S.
iHeartMedia’s platforms include radio broadcasting, online, mobile, digital, social, podcasts, personalities and influencers, live concerts and events, syndication, music research services and independent media representation. iHeartMedia is a division of iHeartMedia, Inc. (PINK:IHRTQ). Visit iHeartMedia.com for more company information.
Part of Disney|ABC Television, Freeform connects to audiences and goes beyond entertainment with bold, original programming and immersive social engagement. As Disney’s young adult television and streaming network, it delivers a unique mix of quality original and acquired series, plus fan-favorite movies and the holiday events "13 Nights of Halloween" and "25 Days of Christmas." The Freeform app is a service that allows viewers with participating TV subscription services access to 24/7 live viewing of the network, as well as continued on-demand access via a wide array of devices.
About Banc of California Stadium:
Ascending in the Heart of Los Angeles, Banc of California Stadium is a $350 million, state-of-the-art, world class venue specifically designed to create unparalleled fan experiences for all types of star-studded live entertainment events in the worlds of music, sports and beyond. At 23,000 capacity for concerts, the venue’s unique design provides for an intimate experience with fantastic views of the stage from every location and quality sound throughout the house. The Stadium will make history on April 29, 2018 with its first event, the first home game of the Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC), the newest team in Major League Soccer. The grand opening celebration kicks off a spectacular inaugural season of top flight sports and entertainment, including KIIS FM’s Wango Tango day long music spectacular. The first open-air stadium built in Los Angeles in over 30 years, the Banc of California Stadium sits atop the hallowed grounds of the former Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena, which hosted some of the most legendary music artists of all time…with Banc of California Stadium, that legacy will continue. Located in Exposition Park next to the L.A. Coliseum, the California Science Center, the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, the California African American Museum, and close to the University of Southern California, there are several public transportation options available, including a Metro station in the Park, a dedicated ride share stop, easy access to major freeways, and abundant on-site and adjacent parking.
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