iHeartmedia (formerly Clear Channel) Media and Entertainment, the leading media company with greater reach than any radio or television outlet in the U.S., today announced the launch of iHeartRadio’s Windows Phone 8 app, extending the availability of the digital radio service to yet another platform. Windows Phone 8 users will now be able to access the music and features they love, including 1,500 live radio stations from across the country, mood-related stations “Perfect For” any activity and user-created Custom Stations that showcase more than 400,000 artists and 16 million songs. For two weeks beginning today, iHeartRadio will be featured in Microsoft‘s “Summer of Appiness” campaign, which encourages customers to visit their local Microsoft retail store to experience the latest version of the app.
The iHeartRadio app has already amassed more than 180 million downloads across a variety of its platforms, making it one of the most popular free apps. iHeartRadio’s Windows Phone 8 app will be fully integrated, giving users the ability to pin stations directly to the phone’s Start screen as a Live Tiles for quick launch and will allow users to view what’s playing without opening the app.
iHeartRadio Windows Phone 8 app features will include:
Live Radio ““ Access more than 1,500 of the nation’s most popular live broadcast and digital-only radio stations from 150 cities, spanning all genres.