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Allison Russell, Billy Porter, Ben Platt, David Archuleta, Meghan Trainor, Melissa Etheridge, Orville Peck, RAYE, Victoria Monét and More Join P&G and iHeartMedia's Fifth Annual Can't Cancel Pride 2024 on June 12
[May 15, 2024]

Allison Russell, Billy Porter, Ben Platt, David Archuleta, Meghan Trainor, Melissa Etheridge, Orville Peck, RAYE, Victoria Monét and More Join P&G and iHeartMedia's Fifth Annual Can't Cancel Pride 2024 on June 12


iHeartMedia and P&G will once again join forces during Pride Month for the return of Can't Cancel Pride - an evening recognizing the impact of both music and LGBTQ+ organizations have on the community. The fifth annual special event will feature performances by Elton John Impact Award Recipient and host Billy Porter, Allison Russell, Ben Platt, David Archuleta, Meghan Trainor, Melissa Etheridge, Orville Peck, RAYE, Victoria Monét and more on June 12 from the iHeartRadio Theater in Los Angeles and remote locations across the country.

The one-hour benefit special, produced by iHeartMedia and P&G, will stream on iHeartRadio's YouTube and Facebook pages, Hulu, Revry, and The Advocate Channel on June 12 at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT and will be available to stream throughout Pride Month.

This year, Billy Porter will be honored with the Elton John Impact Award for his unwavering activism fighting for equity and liberation for marginalized people around the globe. Billy is a leader in the advancement of civil rights, access to education, the right to vote, and HIV/AIDS awareness, and has worked with and been recognized by organizations like the Elton John AIDS Foundation, Human Rights Campaign, GLAAD, Broadway Cares Equity Fights AIDS, the Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation, The Brotherhood Sister Sol, Outright International and the Matthew Shepard Foundation. Previous recipients of this award include Elton John and Brandi Carlile.

The event recognizes the trailblazers creating positive change across different areas of society while providing much needed visibility and funding for six LGBTQ+ organizations - CenterLink, GLAAD, National Black Justice Coalition, Outright International, The Trevor Project and SAGE - to continue the transformative work they are accomplishing in support of the LGBTQ+ community. Now in its fifth year, the event will celebrate the profound impact of music, a unifying force that can drive society toward more equality and acceptance for all.



Can't Cancel Pride was created during the COVID-19 pandemic when so many Pride events around the world were forced to cancel, limiting LGBTQ+ community visibility and decreasing fundraising activities for critical LGBTQ+ organizations. In its first four years, Can't Cancel Pride has raised over 14 million dollars for six diverse LGBTQ+ charitable organizations. In 2023 alone, Can't Cancel Pride reached over 23 million viewers and listeners.

"We are proud to celebrate Can't Cancel Pride's fifth birthday with another fantastic show that celebrates the intersection and unconditional power of music, message and inclusivity," said Gayle Troberman, Chief Marketing Officer for iHeartMedia. "It's incredible to see and hear the positive impact this franchise has on the community each year."


With support from P&G brands including, Bounty®, Cascade®, Charmin®, Dawn®, Downy®, Febreze®, Gillette® Venus, Olay Body, Pantene®, Swiffer® and Tide®, the event is a month-long Pride celebration throughout June. iHeartMedia radio stations will air spots encouraging listeners to tune into the livestream on June 12 and watch the event on demand. Fans can follow along on social media using the hashtag #CantCancelPride and support the participating nonprofits by visiting cantcancelpride.com.

"Through Can't Cancel Pride, we have been able to increase much-needed visibility and raise critical funding for six non-profit organizations, all of which are dedicated to promoting and advancing LGBTQ+ equality and acceptance," said Brent Miller, Senior Director for Global LGBTQ+ Engagement at Procter & Gamble. "This special event brings people together to celebrate Pride and support these incredible organizations. Can't Cancel Pride means so much to me personally and I'm tremendously proud of the impact we've been able to make over the last five years."

Additional proud partners of Can't Cancel Pride include OLAY®, and Vicks, with more to be announced.

Executive Producers for Can't Cancel Pride are John Sykes, Tom Poleman, Bart Peters and Gayle Troberman of iHeartMedia; Can't Cancel Pride Co-Founder Brent Miller of P&G; Executive Producer and Showrunner Larissa A.K. Matsson of Scout Productions.

About iHeartMedia

iHeartMedia, Inc. [Nasdaq: IHRT] is the leading audio media company in America, reaching over 90% of Americans every month. iHeart's broadcast radio assets alone have more consumer reach in the U.S. than any other media outlet; twice the reach of the next largest broadcast radio company; and over four times the ad-enabled reach of the largest digital only audio service. iHeart is the largest podcast publisher according to Podtrac, with more downloads than the next two podcast publishers combined and has the number one social footprint among audio players, with seven times more followers than the next audio media brand, and the only fully integrated audio ad tech solution across broadcast, streaming and podcasts. The company continues to leverage its strong audience connection and unparalleled consumer reach to build new platforms, products and services. Visit iHeartMedia.com for more company information.

About Procter & Gamble

P&G serves consumers around the world with one of the strongest portfolios of trusted, quality, leadership brands, including Always®, Ambi Pur®, Ariel®, Bounty®, Charmin®, Crest®, Dawn®, Downy®, Fairy®, Febreze®, Gain®, Gillette®, Head & Shoulders®, Lenor®, Olay®, Oral-B®, Pampers®, Pantene®, SK-II®, Tide®, Vicks®, and Whisper®. The P&G community includes operations in approximately 70 countries worldwide. Please visit https://www.pg.com for the latest news and information about P&G and its brands. For other P&G news, visit us at https://www.pg.com/news.


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