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iHeartMedia Celebrates Black Music Month To Honor The Cultural Impact Of Black Musicians Throughout History

Celebration to Air Across iHeartRadio’s Urban Contemporary and Urban AC Stations Nationwide and Include Special Audio Messages from Hit Artists H.E.R., Flipp Dinero, Russ And Many Others

New York – June 1, 2020 – iHeartMedia today announced that it will celebrate Black Music Month with exclusive audio vignettes from some of today’s top Urban artists. The celebration will honor the incredible achievements of Black musicians and their influential contribution to the world of music. Beginning June 1, iHeartMedia will air special audio messages from artists including H.E.R, Flipp Dinero and Russ and many more as they celebrate the impact and  achievements of Black musicians who have influenced their lives such as Beyonce, Dr. Dre, Jay Z, Kanye West, Kendrick Lamar, Lauryn Hill, Ludacris, Michael Jackson, Notorious B.I.G., Prince, Tupac and many more.

As Black Music continues to create powerful personal connections and brings communities together, iHeartMedia will also provide listeners with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to win a virtual meet and greet with one today’s biggest Urban artists, including Trey Songz for Urban AC. Listen to iHeartMedia’s Urban Contemporary or Urban AC stations all month long for a chance to win, or via the iHeartRadio App. 

“With community and personal connection being more important now than ever before, we’re honored to be able to celebrate the significant impact that Black Music has had on all of us,” said Doc Wynter, Executive Vice President of Urban/Hip-Hop Programming Strategy for iHeartMedia. “We’re thrilled to be able to bring our listeners’ favorite artists together to support one another with inspiring messages from artists like H.E.R. who will pay tribute to the legendary Lauryn Hill, and Russ who will celebrate the important contributions that his fellow Atlanta native, Ludacris has made on Black Music.”

For a link to audio messages from H.E.R. and Russ, visit HERE.

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