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iHeart: Radio, Music, Podcasts
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The best live radio stations and podcasts from the United States and beyond

When it comes to live radio, iHeartRadio is a leader

iHeart: Radio, Music, Podcasts

by iHeartMedia Management Services, Inc.
Moving Forward
iHeart: Radio, Music, Podcasts
iHeart: Radio, Music, Podcasts
FREE in the App Store

When it comes to live radio, iHeartRadio is a leader. You can find stations from all around the United States and beyond, tuning in to some of the country's best and most popular radio shows. The app also allows you to create custom radio stations based on a song or artist, but the true highlight of the app is finding that radio station from your hometown even when you've moved across the country.

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Moving Forward. When you're done listening to a song you found on the radio, hit the forward button to listen once again​ to live music. Thanks to iHeartRadio's new premium packages, you can now listen to the radio on your time.

Moving Forward
Find your local radio stations

Find your local radio stations. Within iHeartRadio, you can find a great number of local radio stations. Whether you're looking for top 40 hits, alternative rock, country, or a mix station, you're sure to find it. You don't need a radio in the office anymore, because iHeartRadio has you covered. Enjoy your favorite disc jockeys throughout the day, listen to the greatest hits, and you can do it all from your iPhone or iPad.

Your own personal station. When you first install iHeartRadio, you'll be asked to choose your favorite genres of music. Based on those selections, the app will build your own custom radio station. You refine it as you listen by telling iHeartRadio which songs you like and which tunes you never want to hear again. It's all you, all the time. You'll never have to hear that annoyingly catchy pop song a dozen times a day anymore, thankfully.

Your own personal station
Podcasts galore

Podcasts galore. Apple might think that podcasts need a separate app, but iHeartRadio disagrees. You can find all of the most popular podcasts right inside the app, where you can browse through the selections or search for a particular favorite. Unfortunately, subscribing to podcasts is a bit cumbersome — you have to go into your listening history and mark it as a favorite. It would definitely be nice if you could subscribe to a podcast right from the episode list.

Time for Replay. With iHeartRadio's new premium packages, you can now replay songs that are playing on the radio. H​it the replay button and enjoy a great song over and over again. Really like the song? Add it to your iHeartRadio library.

Time for Replay

What is it about?

Owned by Clear Channel Communications, iHeartRadio features more than 800 live broadcast and digital-only radio stations. While this number may seem small compared to the thousands of stations offered by other apps, the stations offered here are among the country's best and most popular. In addition to its catalog of live radio stations, iHeartRadio also allows the listener to create custom radio stations, based on a song or artist. Aside from audio considerations, the app is also well designed, in that it's organized and easy to navigate. Because of its selection, program quality, and combination of both live and custom radio, iHeartRadio earns an essential spot in this AppList.

For those who...

  • Love live radio
  • Don't mind commercials

Not for those who...

  • Don't like music

Why we love it

The iHeartRadio app is exceptionally well designed, and provides great-sounding audio. You can tune into radio stations from anywhere in the United States, with more than 800 to choose from. Finding the country's best, most popular radio broadcast stations is simple with iHeartRadio.

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App Details

Last updated
August 30, 2021
Release date
January 14, 2009
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iHeart is FREE but there are more add-ons

  • $5.99

    iHeartRadio Plus

  • $12.99

    iHeartRadio All Access

  • $12.99

    iHeartRadio All Access

  • $5.99

    iHeartRadio Plus

App Store Description

Listen to thousands of live radio stations, tune in to podcasts and stream unlimited music playlists for any mood or activity, all in one app. The iHeartRadio app for iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch is easy to use and best of all, it's FREE.

Download the iHeartRadio iOS app today and enjoy your favorite music, live & local radio stations, playlists, and podcasts!

The Best Local Radio Stations Live
• Discover thousands of live and local AM and FM radio stations near you and from cities all over the world.
• Our Radio App allows you to listen to top radio stations, news, sports, music, talk and comedy.
• Stream sports radio stations like ESPN Radio, Fox Sports Radio, FNTSY Sports Radio, etc.
• Hear top sports personalities discuss the latest news around the NFL, NHL, MLB, NCAA, NBA, Soccer, Golf, and Tennis.

The iHeartRadio Podcast App - now #1 for Podcasts
• Our Podcast App features the most popular podcasts from ESPN, NPR, Gimlet, How Stuff Works, Podcasts, TED, Wondery, Big Money Players Network, and celebrity podcasts such as The Ron Burgundy Podcast, Anna Faris Is Unqualified Podcast, The Herd with Colin Cowherd Podcast, The Ben Shapiro Podcast, The Joe Rogan Podcast, The Bobby Bones Podcast, The Chelsea Handler Podcast , Armchair Expert with Dax Shepard, and more.
• Follow your favorite podcasts and personalities.
• Download podcast episodes from the App Store to your iOS Device to listen offline, without the need for WiFi.
• Explore popular trending shows with our iHeartRadio Podcast App charts. Tune in every Monday for the refreshed Top 100 Chart.
• Our podcast app and podcast player allow you to experience podcast playback at your desired speed of 0.5x, 1x, 1.25x, 1.5x, and 2x.

Free Music - Playlists perfect for any moment
• Enjoy thousands of hand curated playlists on the free iHeartRadio Playlist App. Organized by mood, activity, decade and genre to make it easy to find something that’s the perfect soundtrack for any moment.
• 'Your Weekly Mixtape' makes music sound discovery easy. A weekly playlist of songs we’ve curated based on the music you love and the music you’re listening to right now. Every Monday we refresh your mixtape with a new batch of music tracks we know and can vibe to throughout your week.

Play Free Artist Radio Stations
• Create personalized music stations based on your favorite artists using our library of millions of songs covering genres like Country, Top 40, Pop, Hip Hop, R&B, EDM, Rock, Alternative, Folk, Gospel, Christian, Dance,Classical, Indie, and more.

The Ultimate Station Made Just for You
• 'My Favorites Radio' collects all of the songs you love in one free personalized station.

Premium Features
Take control of your listening experience with iHeartRadio Plus™ and iHeartRadio All Access™ and listen absolutely ads free..
• Search and play any song, album and playlist with our library of millions of songs on demand
• Save and replay any song with our music app from the radio
• Enjoy unlimited skips
• Download music to your iPhone, iPad or Apple Watch to listen offline
• Create unlimited playlists

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