101.3 KDWB'S JINGLE BALL 2016, PRESENTED BY CAPITAL ONE, RINGS IN THE SEASON WITH ANNUAL STAR-STUDDED HOLIDAY CONCERT
Top Recording Artists Fifth Harmony, G-Eazy, Diplo and Backstreet Boys Lead All-Star Lineup
Celebration to Benefit The Ryan Seacrest Foundation
Saint Paul, Minn. (Oct. 12, 2016) -101.3 KDWB, The Twin Cities No. 1 Hit Music Station, today unveiled the star-studded lineup for its annual holiday concert, 101.3 KDWB's Jingle Ball 2016, presented by Capital One, taking place on Monday, Dec. 5 at 7:30 p.m. at Xcel Energy Center. 101.3 KDWB's Jingle Ball 2016 is part of the national iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Tour, the season's biggest annual music event that captures the holiday spirit of the iHeartRadio app, in Dallas, San Francisco/San Jose, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, Philadelphia, Boston, New York, Chicago, Atlanta, Miami/Ft. Lauderdale and Tampa.
KDWB's on-air personality, Dave Ryan,officially announced the all-star performers for 101.3 KDWB's Jingle Ball 2016 which will include Fifth Harmony, G-Eazy, Diplo, Backstreet Boys, Lukas Graham, Alessia Cara, Tove Lo, Hailee Steinfeld and Gnash.
Capital One will sponsor the iHeartRadio Jingle Ball tour and as part of this partnership Capital One cardholders get exclusive first access to high demand tickets through a special iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Capital One Cardholder Pre-Sale. The iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Capital One Cardholder Pre-Sale will begin Thursday, Oct. 13 at 10 a.m. local and will run through Oct. 16 at 10 p.m. local or while supplies last. Tickets will be available at iHeartRadio.com/CapitalOne. Any remaining tickets will go on sale to the general public on Oct. 17 at 12 p.m. local market time, and will be available at www.kdwb.com/jingleball.
"Few things heat up a Minnesota winter like KDWB's Jingle Ball presented by Capital One," said Rich Davis, 101.3 KDWB's Program Director. "Take a handful of the best pop stars on the planet, crank the volume to ten and get set for the event that literally is Holiday Season rite of passage for the Twin Cities. We couldn't be happier to celebrate another year with our audience."
"I've seen hundreds of concerts over the years but Jingle Ball always ranks among my favorite," said KDWB's Dave Ryan of the Dave Ryan Show. "It's a fast-paced concert with the hottest acts out there. It's got something for everyone!"
Every year, 101.3 KDWB's Jingle Ball gives back to the community to celebrate the holiday season. This year's official charity for KDWB's Jingle Ball 2016 is the Ryan Seacrest Foundation - $1 of each ticket sold will be donated to the non-profit organization, which is dedicated to inspiring today's youth through entertainment and education focused initiatives.
"The Ryan Seacrest Foundation is honored to team up with the iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Tour for its fourth consecutive year, allowing us to continue to support the children's hospitals we partner with across the country," said Meredith Seacrest, Executive Director & COO of the Ryan Seacrest Foundation. "We are thankful to iHeartMedia for helping our foundation create an uplifting environment and positive distraction for patients and their families through our Seacrest Studious and its programming."
101.3 KDWB's Jingle Ball will kick-off with the action-packed KDWB Jingle Ball Pre-Party, the official pre-event celebration. The event, which is free to the public, will include performances by some of today's hottest rising stars. 101.3 KDWB's Jingle Ball Pre-Party at Roy Wilkins Auditorium in downtown Saint Paul, adjacent to Xcel Energy Center, will also feature a live broadcast, interactive contests, backstage passes and ticket upgrades from participating sponsors. The event will welcome fans of all ages from 3 - 7 p.m. CST.
The iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2016 Tour is presented by Capital One. Additional proud partners of this year's national iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Tour event(s) include: Allstate Insurance Company, Macy's, Mondelez International, the maker of OREO, RITZ, TRIDENT and SOUR PATCH KIDS, The CW Network, and Verizon. Multimarket partners include: Ulta Beauty.
For up-to-minute information on 101.3 KDWB's Jingle Ball 2016, log on to kdwb.com keyword: Jingle Ball or listen to 101.3 KDWB on-air or online via the station's website, as well as on iHeartRadio.com and the iHeartRadio mobile app, iHeartMedia's all-in-one music streaming and digital radio service.
101.3 KDWB is a leading media outlet in the Twin Cities market and its programming and content are available across multiple platforms, including its broadcast stations; online via its branded digital sites; mobile; and social, with nationwide listening through iHeartRadio - with its more than a billion downloads, more than 85 million social media followers and 90 million registered users.
Artists and/or event subject to change or cancellation without notice.
About iHeartMedia Minneapolis
iHeartMedia Minneapolis owns and operates KDWB-FM, KQQL3 HD, KTCZ FM, KFXN FM, KEEY FM, KTCZ HD, KQQL FM and KTLK AM and is part of iHeartMedia. With over a quarter of a billion monthly listeners in the U.S. and over 85 million social followers, iHeartMedia has the largest national reach of any radio or television outlet in America. As the leader in multiplatform connections, it also serves over 150 local 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, wearables and smartphones, and on gaming consoles.
iHeartRadio, iHeartMedia's digital radio platform, is the fastest growing digital audio service in the U.S. and offers users thousands of live radio stations, personalized custom artist stations created by just one song or seed artist and the top podcasts and personalities. With over a billion downloads, iHeartRadio reached 90 million registered users faster than any other radio or digital music service and even faster than Facebook.
iHeartMedia's platforms include radio broadcasting, online, mobile, digital and social media, podcasts, personalities and influencers, 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 Capital One
Capital One Financial Corporation (capitalone.com) is a financial holding company whose subsidiaries, which include Capital One, N.A., and Capital One Bank (USA), N.A., had $221.1 billion in deposits and $339.1 billion in total assets as of June 30, 2016. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, Capital One offers a broad spectrum of financial products and services to consumers, small businesses and commercial clients through a variety of channels. Capital One, N.A. has branches located primarily in New York, New Jersey, Texas, Louisiana, Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia. A Fortune 500 company, Capital One trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "COF" and is included in the S&P 100 index.
About Ryan Seacrest Foundation
The Ryan Seacrest Foundation (RSF) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) dedicated to inspiring today's youth through entertainment and education-focused initiatives. RSF's first initiative is to build broadcast media centers - Seacrest Studios - within pediatric hospitals for patients to explore the creative realms of radio, television and new media. Founded in 2009, RSF currently has Seacrest Studios at hospitals in Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, Cincinnati, Dallas, Denver, Nashville, Orange County, Philadelphia and Washington D.C. For more information, visit ryanseacrestfoundation.org.