PALISADES PARK, New Jersey, Sept. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 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'), 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 Clear Channel's exclusive music content and our major events to a global audience," said John Sykes, President of Entertainment Enterprises for Clear Channel.
"Thanks to this strong partnership with John and his team at 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.
About Clear Channel Media and Entertainment
With 243 million monthly listeners in the U.S., Clear Channel Media & Entertainment has the largest reach of any radio or television outlet in America. Clear Channel Media & Entertainment serves 150 markets through 840 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 iPads and smartphones, and used via navigation systems. iHeartRadio, Clear Channel's digital radio platform, is the No. 1 all-in-one digital audio service with over 225 million downloads; it reached its first 20 million registered users faster than any digital service in Internet history.
The company's operations include radio broadcasting, online and mobile services and products, live concerts and events, syndication, music research services and independent media representation. Clear Channel Media & Entertainment is a division of CC Media Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: CCMO), a leading global media and entertainment company.
ABOUT ALFRED HABER
ALFRED HABER DISTRIBUTION, INC., ALFRED HABER TELEVISION, INC., and ALFRED HABER, INC., now celebrating 45 years of business, together form the world's largest distributor of U.S. network music, variety and annual event programs, and are major independent distributors of reality, film, documentary, sports series and specials. For more information about AHDI, please visit www.alfredhaber.com.
SOURCE Alfred Haber Television, Inc.