iHeartMedia Launches “iHeartRadio Family” – A New Stand-Alone App Featuring Music and Radio Stations Perfect for Kids – in Partnership with Build-A-Bear Workshop

New Free App Offers iHeartRadio’s Most Popular Kids’ Content,
Including Build-A-Bear Workshop Radio, All in One Easy-to-Use App

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–iHeartMedia, the creator of iHeartRadio
– the all-in-one streaming music and live digital radio service — today
announced the release of a new, stand-alone app designed specifically
for families with kids ages four through 11. iHeartRadio Family,
a new streaming music and storytelling app launched in partnership with
Build-A-Bear Workshop, will offer access to dozens of iHeartRadio
Originals and Live Radio stations in one easy-to-use app and marks
iHeartRadio’s first multi-app brand extension. Build-A-Bear Workshop is
recognized as a global brand that kids love and parents trust, and
iHeartRadio will bring that excitement into iHeartRadio Family
with Build-A-Bear Workshop Radio, one of the new featured stations
launching today. The free app is now available for smartphones and
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iHeartRadio
Family
 
emerged from a collaborative “Hackathon” event
organized by the iHeartRadio team to develop innovative new digital
products, during which they identified the demand for having an app
available for families that featured iHeartRadio’s popular kids content
and programming, all in one place for families to enjoy. Featuring a
colorful custom-designed user interface just for kids, the app provides
a simplified listening experience devoted specifically with families in
mind.

“Ninety-three percent of Americans tune in to the radio each week and
spend nearly three hours a day listening to their favorite music and
stations,” said Chris Williams, iHeartRadio’s Chief Product Officer. “We
know music is already a big part of family life, so we’ve hand selected
the music and stations we know kids will love and put it all in one app
designed for kids – the new iHeartRadio Family App.”

Live, iHeartRadio Original and DJ hosted stations include Selena Gomez
Guest DJ Radio, Nick Jonas Guest DJ Radio, 5 Seconds of Summer Guest DJ
Radio, Radio Disney Junior, Kids Club Radio, iHeartRadio Family Top 30
Countdown, Acoustic Time Out, Sing-Alongs Radio, Wonderground Radio and
several exclusive stations hosted by the Internet’s most popular social
media stars. iHeartRadio Family will also feature themed and
seasonal live stations, like the popular North
Pole Radio
, which is hosted by Santa Claus and broadcasts now
through the end of year.

Stations will feature music from today’s most popular acts including
Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez, Demi Lovato, Sam Hunt, Kelsea
Ballerini, Dan + Shay and more, as well as beloved characters from hit
shows on Nickelodeon, Disney and PBS. The iHeartRadio
Family
 app is completely free with no capped listening.

About iHeartMedia

With 245 million monthly listeners in the U.S., 87 million monthly
digital uniques, over 75 million social followers 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 700 million downloads; it reached its first 20
million registered users faster than any digital service in Internet
history and reached 70 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. iHeartMedia is a division
of iHeartMedia, Inc. (OTCBB:IHRT). Visit iHeartMedia.com for
more company information.

About Build-A-Bear

Founded in St. Louis in 1997, Build-A-Bear, a global brand kids love and
parents trust, seeks to add a little more heart to life. Build-A-Bear
has approximately 400 stores worldwide where guests can create
customizable furry friends, including company-owned stores in the United
States, Canada, Denmark, Ireland, Puerto Rico, and the United Kingdom,
and franchise stores in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Mexico and
the Middle East. The company was named to the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies
to Work For® list for the seventh year in a row in 2015. Build-A-Bear
Workshop, Inc. (NYSE:BBW) posted a total revenue of $392.4 million in
fiscal 2014. For more information, visit the Investor Relations section
of buildabear.com.

Contacts

iHeartMedia
Jenn Powers, 212-549-0968
jennpowers@iheartmedia.com