iHeartRadio and Much Celebrate Canada Day With a Countdown of the Top 150 Canadian Songs and Music Videos
— June 29, 2017
– The IHEARTRADIO CANADA 150 countdown begins July 1 at 9 a.m. ET on iHeartRadio’s Canadian Pop and Franco Pop digital streams –
– Highlights from the countdown air on Much on Saturday, July 1 from 12 noon – 10 p.m. ET –
TORONTO, ON (June 29, 2017) – iHeartRadio Canada and Much celebrate Canada’s 150th Anniversary with the IHEARTRADIO CANADA 150, a countdown of the Top 150 Canadian songs and music videos Canadians can’t live without, beginning Saturday, July 1 at 9 a.m. ET on the iHeartRadio app. Whether it’s providing comfort on cold winter nights or the soundtrack to long summer days by the lake, the Canada Day special, available on the Canadian Pop and Franco Pop digital streams, celebrates the music that is as much a part of Canada as Mounties and maple syrup. A selection of top Canadian music videos from IHEARTRADIO CANADA 150 also air on Much on Canada Day from 12 noon – 10 p.m. ET.
IHEARTRADIO CANADA 150 features a ranked list of 150 Canadian songs, as voted by listeners and top industry professionals, including Shania Twain’s Man! I Feel Like a Woman, Tom Cochrane’s Life is a Highway, and Shawn Mendes’ Treat You Better. The playlist repeats on the iHeartRadio app until Monday, July 3 at 11 p.m. ET, providing listeners with enough Canadiana to fuel their Canada Day long weekend celebrations.
Hosted by Tyrone Edwards, Much traces the biggest Canadian hits from 1960 – 2017, airing a selection of iconic Canadian music videos from the IHEARTRADIO CANADA 150 countdown. The collection of videos includes Rush’s Tom Sawyer, The Weeknd’s Earned It, Arcade Fire’s Rebellion (Lies), and many more. The playlist repeats on Monday, July 3 from 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. ET on Much.
About iHeartRadio Canada iHeartRadio, a best-in-class customizable digital listening experience and live events brand, is now in Canada through a partnership between Bell Media and iHeartMedia. A leader in innovative radio programming throughout Canada, Bell Media features the country’s most dynamic, popular, and respected radio brands, including Toronto’s CHUM FM, Canada’s #1 FM station, and the ÉNERGIE group in Québec, as well as international brands like Virgin Radio. In the U.S., iHeartRadio has surpassed 90 million registered users, reaching milestones at a rate faster than Facebook or any other streaming music service. In addition, iHeartRadio’s registered user milestone does not account for the millions of listeners who tune into iHeartRadio’s live radio streams without registering.
About Much Much is the go-to channel for all things pop-culture, delivering trendworthy, topical programming, and exclusive live events. From the MUCH MUSIC VIDEO AWARDS to its industry-leading online and social media outreach, including Much.com, on Twitter (with nearly a million followers), and Facebook (with more than 1.2 million likes), Much continues to deliver unique and clever programming to its audience. Much supports the Canadian music video production industry with its annual, multi-million dollar contribution to MuchFACT. Much is available in more than 8.2 million homes across Canada via satellite, IPTV, and cable, as well as more than 1 million mobile devices. Much is a division of Bell Media, which is part of BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada’s largest communications company.