AOL Radio hits 3.5 million downloads with iPhone App


Last week (week of March 16), AOL Radio’s iPhone application,, passed the 3.5 million download mark…an impressive milestone considering it launched less than a year ago (July 2008), and a significant increase over Clear Channel Radio’s application which just passed the million mark.

In addition, since AOL Radio was one of the inaugural apps available at the iPhone launch:

•         AOL Radio’s audience growth has increased by 58.8%;

•         AOL Radio’s iPhone app was awarded with an Apple Design Award for the Best Entertainment Application;

•         In December, the app was named one of iTunes Best of 2008 Top Free Music Apps;

•         AOL Radio’s iPhone app is now a Top 100 free iPhone app and in the Top 10 for free music applications;

•         The app gives users immediate, free access to over 350 online radio stations, including 150 local CBS RADIO stations and custom channels plus more than 200 AOL Radio channels;

•         The app leverages iPhone’s Core Location framework to detect a user’s location and automatically display CBS RADIO stations nearest to the user.