IHEARTRADIO INTRODUCES NEW DIGITAL CHRISTMAS STATION, “A VERY SPECIAL CHRISTMAS RADIO,” CELEBRATING 25 YEARS OF THE ICONIC ALBUM SERIES
The SPECIAL OLYMPICS, an international organization that changes lives through the power of sport for people with intellectual disabilities, and CLEAR CHANNEL COMMUNITIES™, the community engagement brand of CLEAR CHANNEL MEDIA AND ENTERTAINMENT and iHeartRadio, announced the launch of a multi-platform campaign commemorating 25 years of the “A VERY SPECIAL CHRISTMAS” ALBUM SERIES, the single most successful benefit recording series in musical history, which has generated more than $109 million in royalties to support Special Olympics.
It was also announced today that Clear Channel’s iHeartRadio digital radio platform is launching an exclusive digital radio station that features the entire collection of “A Very Special Christmas,” with songs by U2, MADONNA, STING, BON JOVI, REBA MCENTIRE, ALAN JACKSON, WYCLEF JEAN, SHERYL CROW, MARY J. BLIGE, NO DOUBT, ERIC CLAPTON, TOM PETTY AND THE HEARTBREAKERS, VANESSA WILLIAMS, BRYAN ADAMS and more, all of whom have contributed to previous albums. The station will also include all-new songs from this year’s two-album releases, A VERY SPECIAL CHRISTMAS “25TH ANNIVERSARY “JOY TO THE WORLD” on Big Machine Records & A VERY SPECIAL CHRISTMAS “BRINGING PEACE ON EARTH” on Word Records. Continue reading