7digital Group PLC

26 April 2022

26 April 2022

7digital Group plc

("7digital" or "the Company")

eMusic Live partners with iHeartMedia to exclusively livestream the 2022 iHeartCountry Festival Presented by Capital One

7digital (AIM: 7DIG), the global leader in B2B end-to-end digital music solutions, is pleased to announce that its eMusic Live venture has partnered with iHeartMedia to exclusively livestream this year's iHeartCountry Festival presented by Capital One in the US, one of the premiere Country music festivals and which will include performances from today's hottest Country superstars such as Thomas Rhett, Carrie Underwood, Zac Brown Band and Maren Morris.

The eMusic Live platform is the first-of-its-kind platform for the live music industry to stage virtual concerts and create unique artist-to-fan experiences. Through its partnership with eMusic Live, the iHeartCountry livestream will feature exclusive backstage content and interviews, captured live at the festival, which is taking place in Austin, Texas on 7 May, 2022.

iHeartMedia is the leading audio media company in America and hosts regular performances and events. iHeartCountry Festival is part of iHeartRadio's roster of nationally-recognised concert events including the iHeartRadio Music Festival, iHeartRadio Music Awards, the nationwide iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Concert Tour, iHeartRadio Fiesta Latina, iHeartRadio Wango Tango, iHeartRadio ALTer Ego and iHeartRadio Podcast Awards. For more information on iHeartCountry Festival visit eMusiclive.com/iHeartCountry .

Paul Langworthy, CEO of 7digital, said: "By partnering with iHeartMedia to exclusively livestream the iHeartCountry Festival, we are continuing to cement eMusic Live's position as the world's leading commercial livestream platform. Building on our recent collaboration with AEG Presents for Cali Vibes, the world's premiere reggae festival, eMusic Live will now be hosting the biggest artists in Country music. This reflects the strength of eMusic Live's uniquely immersive digital experiences that benefit both artist and audience. We look forward to working with iHeartMedia and other major live music companies as we continue to make further progress with our platform."


 7digital                             c/o +44 20 7618 9100 
  Paul Langworthy 
 Arden Partners (Nominated Adviser 
  and Broker) 
  Richard Johnson                     +44 20 7614 5900 
  Luther Pendragon (Financial PR)     +44 20 7618 9100 
  Harry Chathli, Claire Norbury        7digitalIR@luther.co.uk 

About 7digital

7digital is the global leader in B2B end-to-end digital music solutions, providing a scalable cloud-based platform that enables companies and brands to connect to its global music catalogue and rights management system to launch and manage unique and engaging music experiences. Operating worldwide in over 80 markets and integrated with more than 300,000 labels and publishers, 7digital's platform automates the complex and time-consuming processes of music management, making it easier to access and use music in streaming services, social media, home fitness, gaming, retail and more. With best-in-class infrastructure, deep industry expertise and intelligence tools, 7digital empowers their clients to innovate, grow and serve tomorrow's music consumer. For more information, visit http://www.7digital.com/ .

About eMusic Live

In 2020, 7digital and eMusic launched their joint venture, eMusic Live, which has fast become the most advanced commercial live stream platform, offering end-to-end monetization, engagement opportunities, and sponsorship experiences for artists, artist managers and venues around the world.

About iHeartMedia

iHeartMedia, Inc. [Nasdaq: IHRT] is the leading audio media company in America, reaching over 90% of Americans every month, and has a portfolio of unmatched consumer brands and industry-leading events. iHeart's broadcast radio assets alone have more consumer reach in the U.S. than any other media outlet; twice the reach of the next largest broadcast radio company; and over four times the ad-enabled reach of the largest digital only audio service. iHeart is the largest podcast publisher according to Podtrac, with more downloads than the next four podcast publishers combined; has the number one social footprint among audio players, with seven times more followers than the next audio media brand; and is the only fully integrated audio ad tech solution across broadcast, streaming and podcasts. The company continues to leverage its strong audience connection and unparalleled consumer reach to build new platforms, products and services. Visit iHeartMedia.com for more company information.

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