Audacy is proud to announce its fifth annual I’m Listening 2021 special, happening on Thursday, September 23 at 6PM. I’m Listening is a 365-day a year initiative that aims to encourage those who are dealing with mental health issues to understand they are not alone.
This year, our show will be hosted by Carson Daly (NBC’s Today show and The Voice) and pioneering psychologist and author, Dr. Alfiee M. Breland-Noble (The AAKOMA Project). The I’m Listening 2021 lineup includes conversations with Billie Eilish, Lil Nas X, Lizzo, Doja Cat, Shakira, Justin Bieber, Cleveland Cavaliers’ Kevin Love, Rage Against the Machine’s Tom Morello, Jack Antonoff, and more.
To coincide with our fifth I’m Listening broadcast we have hand-picked a selection of over 100 songs from previous and current artists that have been involved with Audacy’s I’m Listening campaign throughout the last five years.
Audacy’s I'm Listening Mental Health Mix is your ultimate curated listening experience, tailored to keeping your mood in mind. From artists, that have taken a stance on mental health advocacy to songs by everyone from Demi Lovato to Pearl Jam that perfectly describes our spectrum of emotions. This station is a collection of music that reminds us... it's okay not to be okay.
From Avril Lavigne to BLACKPINK to Brett Eldridge, this freshly launched Exclusive Station reaches every genre, and emulates a range of thoughts and feelings, taking into account that everyone processes emotions differently, but music often provides a great sense of catharsis.
So, whether you’re hyping yourself up to channel all the confidence, or feeling all the feelings, the I’m Listening Mental Health Mix has you covered. Start listening now.
I’m Listening aims to encourage those who are dealing with mental health issues to understand they are not alone. If you or anyone you know is struggling with depression or anxiety, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or contact the Crisis Text Line by texting TALK to 741-741. You can also find more resources here.
Stay tuned for more ways you can get involved, and be sure to join us for our I'm Listening special, Thursday, September 23 at 6PM on your favorite Audacy station and in the Audacy app.