The iHeartPodcast Network series, “Commencement: Speeches for the Class of 2020,” featuring messages from former First Lady and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, musical artists John legend, Kesha and Mary J. Blige, along with dozens of celebrities and iHeartMedia personalities aired across iHeartMedia radio stations nationwide this past weekend.
More than 850 broadcast radio stations across the country featured clips from “Commencement: Speeches for the Class of 2020” every hour (7pm-12am) beginning Friday, May 15 and culminating Sunday night with a series of 30-minute on air commencement specials on all music stations and 60-minute specials on all talk stations. The series was released Friday, May 15, through the iHeartPodcast Network.
Commencement speech highlights include:
Hillary Clinton: “Your generation has always embodied the principle that we can solve more problems together than we can alone.”
Bobby Bones: “Go out, set a new precedent, be the new standard.”
Bill Gates: “My advice is to be open to change. Don't be afraid to try something new.”
Mary J. Blige: “These hard and uncomfortable times do not define our identity. The only thing a trial like this can show us is what we're made of, and you are everything amazing and phenomenal.”
Tim McGraw: “The entire world is thinking about you, standing behind you, and wanting to support you, as you enter the next phase of your journey.”
The “Commencement: Speeches for the Class of 2020” special podcast event can be found HERE.