iHeartRadio Will Take America Live to the Stage at Dodger Stadium to Hear Elton John’s Final Song and Farewell Remarks After Touring 50 Years in North America
The Live Stage Moment Will Be Included in an Hour-Long iHeartRadio Special Celebrating Elton’s Career Broadcast Across More Than 320 Stations Nationwide on Sunday, November 20
Today, iHeartMedia is inviting listeners nationwide to celebrate Elton John’s iconic career with “iHeartRadio Presents Elton John’s Thank You to America: The Final Song,” an hour-long special that will broadcast across more than 320 stations nationwide on Sunday, November 20 at 10 p.m. PT /1 a.m. ET. The broadcast special will feature legendary moments from Elton John’s career and include a live simulcast of Elton John’s final song and closing remarks during his last performance in North America at the “Elton John’s Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour, presented by Alliance for Lifetime Income” at Dodger Stadium. Additionally, iHeartRadio AC, Hot AC, CHR, Classic Rock and Classic Hits stations exclusively announced today that special guests Dua Lipa, Brandi Carlile and Kiki Dee will be joining Elton John at his final performance in America at Dodger Stadium.
To kick off the celebration, select iHeartRadio Hot AC, Classic Rock, CHR and Classic Hits stations will air vignettes highlighting Elton John’s iconic career beginning today and leading up to the broadcast special. The broadcast special will take listeners through the timeline of Elton John’s legendary career featuring exclusive interviews throughout the years and recorded versions of his classics and historic live performances, showcasing his greatest achievements. The special will be culminated with a live simulcast of Elton John’s final song and closing remarks during his last performance in North America the “Elton John’s Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour, presented by Alliance for Lifetime Income” at Dodger Stadium.
“This historic night will mark the end of a legendary five-decade touring run in North America for one of the greatest artists of our time,” said John Sykes, President of Entertainment Enterprises. “This is a rare, once in a lifetime chance for millions of fans to hear Elton’s last song on a touring stage and his goodbye.”
Fans can tune in to on select iHeartRadio Hot AC, CHR, Classic Rock and Classic Hits stations and on digital stations Big Classic Hits and Today’s Mix through the iHeartRadio website and the iHeartRadio app on November 20, 2022 at 10 p.m. PT /1 a.m. ET.
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