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Thursday, September 07, 2017

104.5 KISS FM Houston’s Best R&B launches

New Houston radio station 104.5 KISS FM to feature Urban Adult Contemporary hits

Houston, Texas – September 7, 2017 - iHeartMedia Houston announced today the launch of 104.5 KISS FM - Houston’s Best R&B. The new station will feature Urban Adult Contemporary hits including artists like Mary J. Blige, Luther Vandross, Alicia Keys, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Earth Wind and Fire, Anita Baker, and Usher.

Beginning October 9th, mornings will kick off with The Steve Harvey Morning Show, airing in Houston from 5a.m.-9a.m. The syndicated show combines heart, humor, with listener involvement and music, along with celebrity guests from the worlds of sports and entertainment. Harvey is joined on the show by Shirley Strawberry, J. Anthony Brown, Carla Ferrell, his "Nephew Tommy," and Junior.

Weeknights and Sunday nights will feature The Sweat Hotel hosted by Keith Sweat, the legendary R&B singer and music producer. Playing slow jams, with special guests, live in studio musical performances sprinkled with relationship advice, and dedications.

“We have a great opportunity to deliver some of the hottest names and music in the R&B industry to the diverse Houston audience combined with spoken word entertainment from some of the biggest names in show business with Steve Harvey and Keith Sweat” said Urban Brand Coordinator Michael Saunders.

​iHeartMedia is the leading media outlet in the Houston market with multiple platforms, including its broadcast stations; live events; data; and its digital businesses and platforms, including mobile, social and its own iHeartRadio, the leading all-in-one streaming music and live radio service – with more than 1.4 billion app downloads and 100 million registered users.

Fans can listen to 104.5 The Beat on the stations' website, as well as on iHeartRadio.

About iHeartMedia Houston

iHeartMedia Houston owns and operates KBME-AM, KQBT-FM, KODA-FM, KPRC-AM, KTBZ-FM, KTRH-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 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 1.4 billion downloads, iHeartRadio reached 100 million registered users faster than any other radio or digital music service.

(This post was taken from a release sent to me by iHeartRadio)

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