Big Machine Label Group Launches Station With iHeartRadio
April 26, 2011 at 7:06 AM (PT)
CLEAR CHANNEL RADIO has announced the launch of BIG MACHINE RADIO on iHEARTRADIO, CLEAR CHANNEL’s digital radio service that delivers 750 digital radio stations from 150 cities. The commercial-free, digital station features exclusive content from BIG MACHINE LABEL GROUP’s recording artists, including TAYLOR SWIFT, RASCAL FLATTS, REBA, MARTINA MCBRIDE, JEWEL, THE BAND PERRY and JUSTIN MOORE. Fans can access the channel on iHEARTRADIO.COM or on the iHEARTRADIO application for smartphones and the iPAD, by searching BIG MACHINE RADIO or viewing the local station list.
The channel will include artist interviews and sound bites, rare recordings, and a weekly “From The Vaults” feature that brings back archived radio specials from artists’ early days.
"We’re thrilled to add BIG MACHINE RADIO to iHEARTRADIO’s lineup of digital-only, commercial-free stations,” said SVP/Programming for CLEAR CHANNEL RADIO CLAY HUNNICUTT. “From TAYLOR SWIFT to RASCAL FLATTS to REBA, their roster of artists is a virtual who’s who in today’s Country music. We’re sure fans will be as excited as we are!”
“As one of the most popular music apps, with more than 25.5 million downloads, CLEAR CHANNEL’s IHEARTRADIO was an easy choice when it came to expanding our reach with a digital radio partner,” said BIG MACHINE LABEL GROUP Pres./CEO SCOTT BORCHETTA.“We’re excited to launch on iHEARTRADIO and give fans even more access to amazing interviews, rare recordings and special radio features from our artists.”
In conjunction with the station’s launch this week, BIG MACHINE RADIO will offer listeners a preview of JUSTIN MOORE’s sophomore album “OUTLAWS LIKE ME,” which will be available in stores on JUNE 21st. MOORE will tell listeners about the new project TODAY (4/26) at 10a (ET). The inaugural "From The Vaults" program will premiere on THURSDAY, APRIL 28th, at 3p (ET) spotlighting JEWEL’s 2010 album premiere radio special for her “SWEET AND WILD” release. To view the live stream click here.