iBiquity Digital, BMI Launch New Artist Spotlight Initiative
July 30, 2014 at 4:46 PM (PT)
BMI has partnered with iBIQUITY DIGITAL on a new music initiative called the “HD Radio Artist Spotlight.” The program was created to help elevate up-and-coming artists and grow established acts with tour support out on the road, connecting them with local HD Radio stations and creating new experiences for fans. The initial artists involved in the program’s rollout are CHARLIE WORSHAM, JON PARDI, ASHLEY MONROE, DUE WEST and MUDDY MAGNOLIAS.
"iBIQUITY DIGITAL has been an outstanding partner of BMI through their support of our songwriter festivals and broadcaster events,” BMI Exec. Dir./Strategic Partnerships & Business Development MASON HUNTER said. “Their participation in these events has raised awareness to the creative community and music consumers about the exciting advancement of digital radio and the HD Radio Experience. The HD Radio Artist Spotlight furthers our relationship by providing another avenue for talents like ASHLEY MONROE, JON PARDI, CHARLIE WORSHAM, and others to be heard and connect with Country music fans!"
"We're excited to be expanding our relationship with BMI and their very talented artists in this new partnership," IBIQUITY DIGITAL SVP JOE D’ANGELO added. "This is an opportunity to further connect the creative community with local digital broadcasters and expand music discovery through broadcast radio. HD Radio Technology provides broadcasters an additional opportunity to introduce new artists to their listeners through unique programming on HD2/HD3 channels. We couldn't be more excited to kick-off the HD Radio Artist Spotlight Program. Write On!”