“We are excited to be able to introduce Times Square spectators to David Burnett’s photo masterpiece and pay tribute to legendary music icon Bob Marley,” said Alan High, Clear Channel Spectacolor’s President and General Manager. “And there’s no better way to fully experience the pictorial than listening to Marley hits and other songs in his genre via iHeartRadio.”About David Burnett: Over the last 30 years, David Burnett has been applauded for his sensitive and memorable coverage of national and international newsworthy events. Among many subjects he is best known for Presidential politics, the Olympics, Entertainment, Vietnam, and the flood devastation of New Orleans. He is the co-founder of Contact Press Images in New York and has produced dozens of photographic essays for Time, Life, Fortune, the New Yorker, and the New York Times Sunday Magazine. Mr. Burnett is a recipient of nearly every major photo-journalism award over an outstanding body of work. “One on One” is published by Insight Editions – originally published under the title “Soul Rebel: An Intimate Portrait of Bob Marley”. For more information about David Burnett and his work, visit: http://www.davidburnett.com About Clear Channel Spectacolor: Clear Channel Spectacolor is the US market leader in spectacular sign displays and a division of one of the world’s leading outdoor advertising company, Clear Channel Outdoor (NYSE: CCO), which has close to one million displays in over 50 countries across 5 continents. Offering innovative out-of-home marketing resources in major pedestrian destinations such as Times Square and The Las Vegas Strip, Clear Channel Spectacolor’s inventory includes: spectacular billboards, time-based video screens, wallscapes, sky murals, unique ad panels and experiential marketing events. In-house creative services and start-to-finish project management assist marketers in producing high-impact executions for a growing on-the-go audience. Spectacolor was established in 1976. More information may be found by visiting www.clearchannelspectacolor.com ( http://www.clearchannelspectacolor.com/). About iHeartRadio: With 237 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. iHeartRadio, Clear Channel's digital radio service, brings users a best-in-class customizable digital listening experience. It combines the best of both worlds to deliver everything listeners want in one free, fully-integrated service: instant access to more than 1,000 of the nation’s most popular live broadcast and digital-only radio stations from 150 cities, plus user-created, commercial-free Custom Stations inspired by favorite artists and songs. iHeartRadio reached 10 million registered users this past May, a milestone reached in only eight months — faster than all other popular entertainment and communication platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, Pandora, Spotify and Instagram. Today, iHeartRadio is available as a free application across multiple platforms including web, mobile, tablets, automotive, television and gaming devices.
Today, Clear Channel Spectacolor announced an agreement with world-renowned photographer David Burnett that pays tribute to legendary reggae icon Bob Marley in New York City’s Times Square. From July 12 th – 31 st, photographs from David Burnett’s published work, “One on One”, a four-minute visual pictorial of Bob Marley, will be displayed hourly to spectators in Times Square on Clear Channel Spectacolor video screens. The Spectacolor screens showing the tribute are located at Duffy Square in the heart of Times Square above the marquee entrance to the Times Square Visitors’ Center and on the corner of Broadway and W. 47 th St. David Burnett, acknowledged as one of the world’s most influential and respected photojournalists, was able to capture Marley’s life at home and on the road in the early 70’s in a series of photographs that have become iconic. “Bob Marley is a heroic figure and mythical to many, and his music, poetry and philosophy have left a tremendous impression on me -- and the entire world,” said Burnett; “These photographs are very special to me, and I am excited to share them with millions of people through Clear Channel’s summer program in Times Square.” At the lead into the pictorial tribute, Clear Channel Spectacolor will inform spectators how they can download iHeartRadio, Clear Channel’s leading digital radio service, to experience a special Bob Marley Custom Station featuring famous hits from the legendary performer and other Island Music. iHeartRadio delivers everything listeners want in one free, fully-integrated service: instant access to more than 1,000 of the nation’s most popular live broadcast and digital-only radio stations from 150 cities, plus user-created Custom Stations inspired by favorite artists and songs. The combination of high definition video and digital audio, incorporated in the Bob Marley Tribute is part of the Clear Channel Spectacolor commitment to keeping Times Square at the forefront of visual and experiential advertising.