EMPIRE STATE BUILDING AND IHEARTMEDIA PREMIERE NEW MUSIC-TO-LIGHT SHOW FEATURING THE KING OF BACHATA ROMEO SANTOS
Tower Lights Synchronized to New Single “Carmin” Featuring Latin Global Superstar Juan Luis Guerra
NEW YORK, NY (July 20, 2017) – Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESRT) and iHeartMedia today announced the world premiere of a music-to-light show in celebration of Romeo Santos’ new single “Carmin” featuring Latin global superstar Juan Luis Guerra. The Empire State Building’s music-to-light show will exclusively premiere on Thursday, July 20, 2017, at approximately 10 p.m. ET on iHeartRadio’s broadcast radio station, 103.5 KTU, The Beat of New York.
“I am excited to launch my new album in a spectacular visual display with the world-renowned Empire State Building,” said Romeo Santos. “This evening, iHeartMedia will treat my fans to an exclusive preview of my new single for the world to enjoy.”
“I can’t think of a better way to celebrate his new hit than a light show with one of New York’s biggest radio stations, 103.5 KTU, at one of the world’s most iconic landmarks,” said Tom Poleman, Chief Programming Officer for iHeartMedia.
About the Empire State Building
Soaring 1,454 feet above Midtown Manhattan (from base to antenna), the Empire State Building, owned by Empire State Realty Trust, Inc., is the “World’s Most Famous Building.” With new investments in energy efficiency, infrastructure, public areas and amenities, the Empire State Building has attracted first-rate tenants in a diverse array of industries from around the world. The skyscraper’s robust broadcasting technology supports major television and FM radio stations in the New York metropolitan market. The Empire State Building was named America’s favorite building in a poll conducted by the American Institute of Architects, and the Empire State Building Observatory is one of the world’s most beloved attractions as the region’s #1 tourist destination. For more information on the Empire State Building, please visit www.empirestatebuilding.com, www.facebook.com/empirestatebuilding, @EmpireStateBldg, www.instagram.com/empirestatebldg, www.youtube.com/esbnyc or www.pinterest.com/empirestatebldg/.
About Empire State Realty Trust
Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESRT), a leading real estate investment trust (REIT), owns, manages, operates, acquires and repositions office and retail properties in Manhattan and the greater New York metropolitan area, including the Empire State Building, the world’s most famous building. Headquartered in New York, New York, the Company’s office and retail portfolio covers 10.1 million rentable square feet, as of March 31, 2017, consisting of 9.4 million rentable square feet in 14 office properties, including nine in Manhattan, three in Fairfield County, Connecticut and two in Westchester County, New York; and approximately 708,000 rentable square feet in the retail portfolio.
About iHeartMedia New York
iHeartMedia New York owns and operates WHTZ-FM, WKTU-FM, WAXQ-FM, WWPR-FM, WLTW-FM, WOR-AM and is part of iHeartMedia. With over a quarter of a billion monthly listeners in the U.S. and over 85 million social followers, iHeartMedia has the largest national reach of any radio or television outlet in
America. As the leader in multiplatform connections, it also serves over 150 local markets through 858 owned radio stations, and the company’s radio stations and content can be heard on AM/FM, HD digital radio, satellite radio, on the Internet at iHeartRadio.com and on the company’s radio station websites, on the iHeartRadio mobile app, in enhanced auto dashes, on tablets, wearables and smartphones, and on gaming consoles.
iHeartRadio, iHeartMedia’s digital radio platform, is the fastest growing digital audio service in the U.S. and offers users thousands of live radio stations, personalized custom artist stations created by just one song or seed artist and the top podcasts and personalities. With over a billion downloads, iHeartRadio reached 100 million registered users faster than any other radio or digital music service.
iHeartMedia’s platforms include radio broadcasting, online, mobile, digital and social media, podcasts, personalities and influencers, live concerts and events, syndication, music research services and independent media representation. iHeartMedia is a division of iHeartMedia, Inc. (PINK: IHRT). Visit iHeartMedia.com for more company information.
About Romeo Santos
Chart topping, multiplatinum, award winning, songwriter and Latin Music Superstar, “The King of Bachata”, Romeo Santos, has the most #1 HITS this decade by a Latin Artist. Among his many accolades, Santos has been named by ASCAP as “Songwriter of the Year” for five years in a row, and this year 2016 ASCAP named him “Singer/Song writer of the Year.” He has won Billboard Latin Music “Artist of the Year” for two years running. Romeo also has won for two years in a row “Latin Artist of the Year” at the Billboard Music Awards. The 5 x platinum “Formula, Vol. 1” includes five number one HITS and spent an astonishing 17 weeks at number one on the TOP Latin Albums charts. The follow-up album “Formula, Vol. 2”, is certified DIAMOND. It spent 10 weeks as #1 on the TOP Latin Album charts and was #1 on Billboard’s “Top Latin Albums” for over 8 months. The album includes five #1 singles; the first single “Propuesta Indecente,” as well as the second single “Odio” featuring Drake, both debuted at #1 and went on to spend over three months at #1. Santos has collaborated with TOP artists including Usher, Lil Wayne, Pitbull, Drake, Nicki Minaj, Marc Anthony and Carlos Santana. The multifaceted artists also appeared in the blockbuster “Fast and Furious 7” alongside superstar Vin Diesel and recently lent his voice to one of the characters in the animated film “Angry Birds.” THE KING made history as the first Latin Artist to perform at the New Yankee Stadium with two sold out shows with 50,000 people in attendance each night. Rolling Stone declared his tour “One of Summer 2014’s hottest tours.” Santos has appeared in major shows like The Bachelor, The Today Show, and The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon and was also part of the iconic Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. He is the #1 Urban-Pop Artist in Social Media with over 30 million fans. He now adds mogul to the list of accomplishments, being named CEO of Roc Nation Latin.