SEATTLE, Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockerz, a leader in rewarded social commerce, today announced an agreement with iHeartRadio, Clear Channel's industry leading, all-in-one digital radio service. Under the agreement, iHeartRadio's 1,500 live stations and user-created custom stations will now be available on Lockerz.com.
Beginning on November 29, Lockerz members will be able to share iHeartRadio stations as Radio Decalz in addition to their photos, images and videos. Members will also earn PTZ, Lockerz proprietary rewards, for sharing and adding their favorite music and radio stations, exchangeable for discounts on thousands of products in the Lockerz Shop and at members' favorite national and local retailers.
With the launch of the iHeartRadio experience on Lockerz, members can now become their own digital DJs, building music profiles through iHeartRadio's 1,500 live stations and user-created custom stations featuring a music catalog of 400,000 artists and 15 million songs.
"Lockerz has built an incredibly passionate and social user base and is a great distribution platform for us. We're excited that Lockerz leveraged our API program to offer their members iHeartRadio with the ability to curate and share their favorite iHeartRadio stations through Lockerz," said Brian Lakamp, President of Digital for Clear Channel Media and Entertainment.
"Music is one of the most powerful ways for Gen Z to express themselves. iHeartRadio fully satisfies our members' love for music with the best live radio stations and user-created custom stations," says Mark Stabingas, Chief Executive Officer of Lockerz. "By integrating iHeartRadio into Lockerz, users can enjoy their favorite music while sharing the things they are most passionate about."
To start adding Radio Decalz, earning PTZ and creating your own iHeartRadio stations, fans can visit lockerz.com/iheartradio.
Since its founding in 2009, Lockerz has become a leader in rewarded social commerce, striving to revolutionize the way the world discovers and consumes product and content. Focused on the most disruptive demographic in recent history, Generation Z, and boasting a membership community of millions in 195 countries, Lockerz rewards its members with PTZ® (points) for engagement including collecting, sharing, shopping and influencing their friends. Members use PTZ to drive down the prices of fashion, beauty, home decor, electronics and entertainment in the Lockerz Store. Lockerz was founded by former technology and retail executive Kathy Savitt, and is backed by Liberty Media Corporation, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, DAG Ventures and Live Nation Entertainment. For more information about Lockerz, please visit www.lockerz.com.
About Clear Channel Media and Entertainment
With 239 million monthly listeners in the U.S., Clear Channel Media and Entertainment has the largest reach of any radio or television outlet in America. Clear Channel Media and Entertainment serves 150 cities through 850 owned radio stations. The company's radio stations and content can be heard on AM/FM stations, HD digital radio channels, Sirius/XM satellite, on the Internet at iHeartRadio.com and on the company's radio station websites, on the iHeartRadio mobile application on iPads and smartphones, and used via navigation systems from TomTom, Garmin and others. The company's operations include radio broadcasting, online and mobile services and products, live concerts and events, syndication, music research services and independent media representation. Clear Channel Media and Entertainment is a division of CC Media Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: CCMO), a leading global media and entertainment company. More information on the company can be found at clearchannel.com, clearchanneloutdoor.com and ccmediaholdings.com