iHeartRadio Surpasses 30 Million Registered Users
May 14, 2013 9:49 AM, By Doug Irwin, CPBE DRB
New York - May 13, 2013 - iHeartRadio, Clear Channel Media and Entertainment's digital radio service, has surpassed 30 million registered users, achieving mark in less than two years. While iHeartRadio listeners are not required to create an account to stream broadcast radio stations, the number of registered users reflects only a portion of the service's overall reach. iHeartRadio notes that there have been 175 million downloads of the iHeartRadio mobile app and more than 60 million monthly unique visitors across its digital network.
iHeartRadio offers listeners instant access to more than 1,500 broadcast and digital-only radio stations from more than 150 cities, plus user-created custom stations inspired by favorite artists and songs. In addition to Clear Channel's 850 radio stations, iHeartRadio also includes a number of other radio groups, such as Univision, Cumulus, Greater Media stations, WNYC, EMF's Contemporary Christian Air1 and KLove stations, college radio, Cox, Emmis, Salem and others. iHeartRadio boasts a library of more than 15 million songs and 400,000 artists.
iHeartRadio is available across all major platforms including Web, mobile, tablets, automotive, television and gaming devices.
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