THE FIRST EVER “IHEART80S PARTY” BRINGS
THE BIGGEST NAMES FROM THE DECADE
TOGETHER FOR STAR-STUDDED CONCERT
AT THE FORUM IN LOS ANGELES
Tears For Fears, Culture Club, Billy Idol, Missing Persons, Rick Springfield and Loverboy Perform Live On One Stage in Los Angeles
Nationally Televised Special on the AT&T AUDIENCE Network on DIRECTV on Friday, March 18 at 9 p.m. PT
New York, NY February 22, 2016 The first ever iHeart80s Party, which featured the decade’s biggest music superstars, finished Saturday following an evening jam-packed with star-studded performances. The event celebrated some of the most beloved music icons of the Œ80s hosted by Martha Quinn and featured live performances by: Tears For Fears, Culture Club, Billy Idol, Missing Persons, Rick Springfield and Loverboy at the Forum in Los Angeles, Calif. The iHeart80s Party also included special guest presenters Corey Feldman, Kris Jenner, Michael Winslow, Harry Hamlin, iJustine, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Jordan Fisher, Serayah, Mario Lopez and more.
DIRECTV will air the exclusive televised TV special on March 18 at 9 p.m. PT on The AT&T AUDIENCE Network via Ch 239 or U-verse Ch 1114. In addition, the iHeart80s Party audio streamed live for fans nationwide and broadcasted live on iHeartMedia Mainstream AC, HOT AC and Adult Hits radio stations nationwide.
For the first time ever, the iHeart80s Party brought to life the music of the iHeartRadio app and celebrated the unforgettable and influential decade with an extraordinary lineup that included the following highlights:
- Cody Simpson joined with Rick Springfield onstage for “Jessie’s Girl”
- Culture Club/Boy George did a remarkable tribute to David Bowie
- Billy Idol told the crowd he’s a fan of EDM
- Many celebrities were in attendance including LL Cool J, No Doubt’s Adrian Young and Darren Criss.
The iHeart80s Party is part of iHeartMedia’s incredibly successful roster of major concert events, which includes the iHeartRadio Music Festival, the biggest live concert event in radio history, now in its fifth year, which features more than 20 A-list artists across every music genre on one stage; the iHeartRadio Summer Pool Party; the iHeartRadio Fiesta Latina; the nationwide iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Concert Tour; the iHeartRadio Country Festival; and the iHeartRadio Music Awards, which generated more than 14 billion social media impressions, almost triple that of the Academy Awards.
Proud partners of the iHeart80s Party include 7-Eleven, Allstate Insurance Company, AT&T, Fujifilm Instax, and Wells Fargo. The iHeart80s Party is an iHeartMedia Production.
With over a quarter of a billion monthly listeners in the U.S. and over 80 million social followers, iHeartMedia has the largest reach of any radio or television outlet in America. It serves over 150 markets through 858 owned radio stations, and the company¹s radio stations and content can be heard on AM/FM, HD digital radio, satellite radio, on the Internet at iHeartRadio.com and on the company¹s radio station websites, on the iHeartRadio mobile app, in enhanced auto dashes, on tablets and smartphones, and on gaming consoles.
iHeartRadio, iHeartMedia¹s digital radio platform, is the No. 1 all-in-one digital audio service with over 800 million downloads; it reached its first 20 million registered users faster than any digital service in Internet history and reached 80 million users faster than any other radio or digital music service and even faster than Facebook. The company¹s operations include radio broadcasting, online, mobile, digital and social media, live concerts and events, syndication, music research services and independent media representation. iHeartMedia is a division of iHeartMedia, Inc. (OTCBB: IHRT). Visit iHeartMedia.com for more company information.
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