With the September 20th and 21st taping of one of the world’s biggest pop culture music events, Alfred Haber, President of Alfred Haber Television, Inc. (AHTI), announced that iHeartmedia (formerly Clear Channel) Media and Entertainment has selected the company as the exclusive international distributor for two of its event franchises: The iHeartRadio Music Festival (1 x 120′), the one-of-a-kind, late September music celebration made up of the biggest names in the industry; and the iHeartRadio Jingle Ball (1 x 120′), iHeartmedia (formerly Clear Channel)’s long-standing, annual holiday concert event featuring music’s top names with surprise superstar guests.
“Our partnership with Alfred Haber Television now allows us to extend the reach of iHeartmedia (formerly Clear Channel)’s exclusive music content and our major events to a global audience,” said John Sykes, President of Entertainment Enterprises for iHeartmedia (formerly Clear Channel).
“Thanks to this strong partnership with John and his team at iHeartmedia (formerly Clear Channel), we are now able to offer television viewers around the world the energy, excitement, and exhilaration of these two truly amazing music events,” commented Haber.
The 3rd Annual iHeartRadio Music Festival is the two-day, star-studded music event at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on September 20 and 21, 2013. The Festival will be televised as a two-night primetime special on The CW Network on Monday, Sept. 30 (night one) at 8-10 p.m. EST/PST and Tuesday, Oct. 1 (night two) at 8-10 p.m. EST/PST, to launch the network’s fall season. This year’s event features some of today’s leading artists in pop, rap, rock, country, R&B and dance music including Robin Thicke, Justin Timberlake, Katy Perry, Paul McCartney, Elton John, Bruno Mars, Maroon 5, fun., Chris Brown, Keith Urban, Ke$ha, Phoenix, Tim McGraw, Muse, Tiesto, Miguel, and a not-to-be-forgotten finale starring the legendary band Queen with Adam Lambert, Adam Levine, fun. frontman Nate Ruess, and additional superstar music artists.
In its eighteenth year as the popular holiday concert and now set to be televised for the first time ever, iHeartRadio’s Jingle Ball is the holiday season’s biggest annual music event, where music’s brightest stars gather to share the holiday spirit and once-in-a-lifetime performances. The star-studded, live concert event has annually featured the days’ hottest artists in pop music, including Taylor Swift, Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, One Direction, fun., B.o.B, The Wanted, Ed Sheeran, Ne-Yo, Kelly Clarkson, Pitbull, Ke$ha, OneRepublic, Bon Jovi, LMFAO, Katy Perry, Paramore and many more, performing hit songs along with favorite holiday classics. This year’s line-up will be announced on Friday, October 11 at 5:00pm EST; the show will air on the CW Network in the U.S. on Tuesday, December 17, 2103.