iHeart Media is excited to share that we’ll be launching our seventh annual new music campaign to find the next Macy’s iHeartRadio Rising Star. The program, designed to support unsigned and independent artists, will be featured on hundreds of radio stations across the country and includes exposure on all of iHeartMedia’s platforms including on–air, digital, social, press, events, etc. Competition is open to emerging country, urban, pop and rock artists.
The campaign runs for six weeks kicking off in May. Listeners vote on their favorite music, the Rising Star winner will be featured in a multi-platform campaign, delivering millions of impressions. To top it off, the winner will open the 2018 iHeartRadio Music Festival and perform at select Jingle Ball Pre-Events.
Participating artists will benefit from the on-air, digital, social and Macy’s in-store support throughout the campaign, in addition to being featured on iHeartRadio’s digital station, MSTYLE Radio, which is broadcast daily in all Macy’s store nation-wide. Additionally, the Top 10 contestants will play a Rising Star concert in their hometown. The program has also has aligned past winners with larger partnerships with Macy’s, including being featured in their national television commercials and performing in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade.
To submit an artist for consideration, please fill out the entry form at the following site by Weds, 3/14: