iHeartRadio Fiesta Latina Will Broadcast Live on iHeartMedia Stations and Stream on Yahoo Live November 7
New York, N.Y. – May 13, 2015 – iHeartMedia, the leading media company in America with a greater reach in the U.S. than any other radio or television outlet, announced today the return of the iHeartRadio Fiesta Latina Presented by Sprint on Saturday, November 7, 2015. For the first time, the star-studded event will take place at AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami and will broadcast on TELEMUNDO.
The 2014 inaugural event in Los Angeles, which brought the power and unforgettable performances of the iHeartRadio Music Festival to Latin music, featured live performances by the biggest names in Latin music including Ricky Martin, Pitbull, J. Balvin, Becky G, Roberto Tapia, Alejandra Guzmán, Prince Royce, La Original Banda El Limón with special guest appearances by Voz A Voz, Daddy Yankee and Jesse & Joy.
The 2015 iHeartRadio Fiesta Latina will once again celebrate the best in Latin music with an amazing line-up of soon-to-be-announced performers. In addition to the special broadcast on TELEMUNDO, the event will also video stream LIVE exclusively on Yahoo Live (www.yahoo.com/iheartradio) for fans nationwide and broadcast live on iHeartMedia Spanish-Pop, Tropical, regional Mexican and Spanish Adult Hit radio stations across the U.S. on Saturday, November 7.
“The response to last year’s first-ever iHeartRadio Fiesta Latina from artists, critics, and, most importantly, listeners was absolutely amazing,” said John Sykes, President of Entertainment Enterprises for iHeartMedia “We’re thrilled to move the celebration to Miami this year and excited to share what promises to be one of Latin music’s biggest nights with Telemundo viewers.”
“We are pleased to bring the iHeartRadio Fiesta Latina for the first time to the passionate Telemundo music fans,” said Luis Silberwasser, President, TELEMUNDO. “We are thrilled to add this event to our roster of prestigious music specials & together create a new music destination in Spanish-language television for years to come.”
The iHeartRadio Fiesta Latina is part of iHeartMedia’s incredibly successful roster of major concert events, including the iHeartRadio Music Festival, the biggest live concert event in radio history which features more than 20 A-list artists across every music genre on one stage, the iHeartRadio Summer Pool Party, the 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.
“The inaugural iHeartRadio Fiesta Latina was historic and a great addition to our arsenal of live events,” said Tom Poleman, iHeartMedia’s President of National Programming Platforms. “Only a company like iHeartMedia, which reaches more Latinos in the U.S. than any other media company, could bring together such a wide variety of Latin music genres for a night of unforgettable performances. And this year’s event will be even more exciting.”
For more information including performance lineup and ticket sales visit iheartradio.com. Proud partners of the iHeartRadio Fiesta Latina include Ford Motor Company, JCPenney, Sprint and State Farm (R).
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With 245 million monthly listeners in the U.S., 97 million monthly digital uniques and 196 million monthly consumers of its Total Traffic and Weather Network, 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 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 and smartphones, and on gaming consoles.
iHeartRadio, iHeartMedia’s digital radio platform, is the No. 1 all-in-one digital audio service with over 500 million downloads; it reached its first 20 million registered users faster than any digital service in Internet history and reached 60 million users faster than any other radio or digital music service and even faster than Facebook. The company’s operations include radio broadcasting, online, mobile, digital and social media, live concerts and events, syndication, music research services and independent media representation.
TELEMUNDO, a division of NBCUniversal Hispanic Enterprises and Content, is a world-class media company, leading the industry in the production and distribution of high-quality Spanish-language content across its multiplatform portfolio to U.S. Hispanics and audiences around the world. TELEMUNDO’s multiple platforms include the TELEMUNDO Network, a Spanish-language television network featuring original productions, theatrical motion pictures, news and first-class sports events, reaching U.S. Hispanic viewers in 210 markets through its 17 owned stations, broadcast and MVPD affiliates; TELEMUNDO Digital Media, which distributes TELEMUNDO’s original content across digital and emerging platforms including mobile devices and www.telemundo.com; an owned and operated full power station in Puerto Rico that reaches 99% of all TV households in that DMA; and Telemundo Internacional, the international distribution arm which has positioned TELEMUNDO as the second largest provider of Spanish-language content worldwide by syndicating content to more than 120 countries in over 40 languages.