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  • Clear Channel Says Its iHeartRadio Service Has 50M Registered Users

    Clear Channel Says Its iHeartRadio Service Has 50M Registered Users

    Clear Channel-owned Internet radio service iHeartRadio, is announcing today that it has grown to 50 million registered users. The service allows users to listen to live radio broadcasts, so in some ways it’s traditional radio’s attempt to repackage itself for new devices and platforms. Brian Lakamp, Clear Channel’s president of digital, said that since the current… Read More

  • iHeartRadio Taps BandPage To Give Artists Control Over Their Profile Info

    iHeartRadio Taps BandPage To Give Artists Control Over Their Profile Info

    iHeartRadio, the streaming radio product owned by Clear Channel, has today announced integration with BandPage to bring artist profile data to the service. BandPage offers musicians and artists an easy way to create and sync profile websites, including widgets, to offer listeners access to bios, photos, tour dates, etc. BandPage currently has over 500,000 artists on the platform. Read More

  • iHeartRadio Expands Automotive Availability

    iHeartRadio Expands Automotive Availability

    Today Clear Channel’s iHeartRadio is expanding platform availability in the automotive realm. The company, which offers streaming internet radio to over 40 million registered users, is pushing into new territories by integrating with Jaguar, Land Rover, Volvo, and Kia automobiles. As it stands, iHeartRadio is already available in various Chrysler, Ford, GM, Lexus, Lincoln, Nissan and… Read More

  • Here Are 2013′s Most Popular Tunes, According To Our Informal Survey Of Music Startups

    Here Are 2013′s Most Popular Tunes, According To Our Informal Survey Of Music Startups

    As we head into the last leg of 2013, you may find yourself misty-eyed, staring out the window and listening a mashup of this year’s biggest musical hits. It was a good year, and not just because One Direction decided to make a fragrance. So to celebrate, I turned to a few music services to see what their users were listening to most this year. Read More

  • iHeartRadio Tops 40 Million Registered Users

    iHeartRadio Tops 40 Million Registered Users

    iHeartRadio, Clear Channel’s digital radio service, has today announced that it has topped 40 million registered users and 260 million downloads since relaunching in 2011. Though the milestone is significant, it’s worth noting that these are registrations and not monthly or daily active users. According to the company, this growth rate is second only to Instagram among top… Read More

  • Aussie App Omny Is Heading To The U.S. To Be An All-Purpose, Personalized Radio

    Aussie App Omny Is Heading To The U.S. To Be An All-Purpose, Personalized Radio

    After delivering audio versions of blog articles to the busy masses through SoundGecko, Australian startup 121cast is back with a new service that creates personalized radio stations for users. It’s called Omny, and after a soft launch in the land down under this week, the team is shooting to bring it to the States in the next few months. Read More

  • Clear Channel Launches iHeartRadio Talk, Letting Everyone From Jimmy Kimmel To Joe Six Pack Be Heard

    Clear Channel Launches iHeartRadio Talk, Letting Everyone From Jimmy Kimmel To Joe Six Pack Be Heard

    iHeartRadio is launching into the wide world of talk radio, with iHeartRadio Talk. Along with featuring content (which iHeartRadio calls audiosodes) from top national and local talk personalities such as The Huffington Post, Ryan Seacrest, Univision, and the Wall Street Journal, iHeartRadio will also allow any one in the world to upload their own audiosode through Spreakr. Spreakr is a… Read More

  • 180M Downloads Later, iHeartRadio Migrates To Windows Phone 8

    180M Downloads Later, iHeartRadio Migrates To Windows Phone 8

    After topping 180 million downloads, the iHeartRadio app is finally migrating over to the Windows Phone 8 platform. Starting today, iHeartRadio enthusiasts toting a WP8-powered handset will have access to iHeartRadio’s music streaming service. This includes access to over 1,500 live stations from across the U.S., along with user-created custom stations that feature more than 400,000… Read More

  • iHeartRadio Copies Songza’s Music Concierge Feature

    iHeartRadio Copies Songza’s Music Concierge Feature

    Clear Channel’s iHeartRadio launches a new feature today called “Perfect for.” Available on iHeartRadio’s website and in its mobile apps, the company has shamelessly copied Songza‘s popular music concierge feature. Every step of the user experience is exactly the same, which mainly means that Songza is doing something right. Read More