Billie Eilish & More Prepare for iHeartMedia’s “Why I Vote” Campaign: Exclusive – Billboard

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What is your reason for voting? On Monday August 10, iHeartMedia announced the official launch of its 2020 voter awareness initiative, “Why I Vote,” exclusively on Billboard.

The non-partisan campaign will see performers from Billie Eilish and Selena Gomez to John Legend and Imagine Dragons frontman Dan Reynolds share personal reasons to vote for them in the upcoming 2020 election. Other famous faces taking part in the campaign include Dan + Shay, Finneas, Saweetie, Michelle Williams, DJ Khaled, Diplo and dozens more.

In addition, iHeartMedia listeners will also have the option of recording and submitting their own 20-second audio or video message explaining why they are voting. here. The campaign is expected to run from now until election day on November 3.

“With turnout expected to reach an all-time high on Election Day, ‘Why I Vote’ presents a rare opportunity for people of all backgrounds and creeds to have their voices heard by millions of their fellow Americans before voting in. November, “iHeartMedia president of entertainment companies John Sykes said of the new campaign in a statement.

To support the initiative, iHeartMedia is also launching a brand new companion podcast “Why I Vote”, featuring conversations with Pitbull, Melissa Etheridge and actress Chelsea Handler on the political issues they care about and personal stories of why to go. at the polls to vote does not matter to them. The first four episodes (with Finneas, Jewel, Will Ferrell and comedian Baratunde Thurston) are available now.

To learn more about local election procedures in their area, voter registration deadlines, and other crucial Election Day information, iHeartMedia fans can also text “VOTE” to 26797 as part of the “Why I vote” campaign.

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