LiveXLive to Be the Exclusive Global Livestreaming Partner For Multiple iHeartRadio Marquee Events
WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif., March 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- LiveXLive Media, Inc. (LIVX) ("LiveXLive"), a global digital media company focused on live entertainment, announced today an exclusive multi-year agreement with iHeartMedia that combines content, production, distribution and promotion. The newly expanded partnership gives LiveXLive exclusive global livestreaming rights for 17 iHeartRadio marquee events this year, including iHeartRadio's ALTer Ego, iHeartCountry Festival, iHeartRadio Wango Tango, Daytime Stage at the iHeartRadio Music Festival and iHeartRadio Fiesta Latina, as well as licensing and streaming rights for select iHeartRadio Theater shows. Located in both New York and Los Angeles, the iHeartRadio Theaters bring fans intimate performances from top recording artists as well as unique events such as exclusive iHeartRadio Album Release Parties.
The partnership will also feature new co-produced and co-promoted video content for fans including a co-created iHeartRadio channel on LiveXLive built on an extensive library of content.
"From the start, our mission has been to deliver the 'best seat in the house' to fans of all genres of music," said Robert Ellin, CEO and Chairman of LiveXLive. "This deal immediately allows us to expand and diversify our programming through iHeartMedia's reach of a quarter of a billion people across radio, digital, social and more. Our partnership with iHeartMedia is a powerful win for fans, bands and brands."
"We are all about connecting great artists with their fans in every way we can," said John Sykes, President of Entertainment Enterprises for iHeartMedia. "This partnership with LiveXLive will expand the reach of our one of a kind iHeartRadio events and theater shows to new audiences."
LiveXLive has streamed more than 24 music festivals, concerts and other live music events across the globe featuring over 400 hours of live content during its 2019 fiscal year. The company continues to expand its offering, with 50 music festivals and concert livestreams planned for the 2020 fiscal year, in addition to original series programming, single artist concerts, "LiveXLive Presents," and award show content.
About LiveXLive Media, Inc.
LiveXLive Media, Inc. (LIVX) (the "Company") is a global digital media company focused on live entertainment. The Company operates LiveXLive, one of the industry's leading music streaming platforms; and also produces original music-related content. LiveXLive is the first 'live social music network', delivering premium livestreams, digital audio and on-demand music experiences from the world's top music festivals and concerts, including Rock in Rio, EDC Las Vegas, Hangout Music Festival, and many more. LiveXLive also gives audiences access to premium original content, artist exclusives and industry interviews. The Company also operates a social influencer network, LiveXLive Influencers. The Company is headquartered in West Hollywood, CA. For more information, visit us at www.livexlive.com and follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter at @livexlive.
iHeartMedia is the number one audio company in the United States, reaching nine out of 10 Americans every month – and with its quarter of a billion monthly listeners, has a greater reach than any other media company in the U.S. The company's leadership position in audio extends across multiple platforms including 850 live broadcast stations; streaming music, radio and on demand via its iHeartRadio digital service available across more than 250 platforms and 2,000 devices including smart speakers, digital auto dashes, tablets, wearables, smartphones, virtual assistants, TVs and gaming consoles; through its influencers; social; branded iconic live music events; and podcasts as the #1 commercial podcast publisher globally. iHeartMedia also leads the audio industry in analytics and attribution technology for its marketing partners, using data from its massive consumer base. iHeartMedia is a division of iHeartMedia, Inc. (IHRTQ). Visit iHeartMedia.com for more company information.
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