NEW YORK - June 20, 2012 - Chase Card Services, a division of JPMorgan Chase & Co. [NYSE: JPM], today announced an exclusive partnership with Pandora [NYSE: P], the leading personalized radio service, to bring summer-themed music to listeners from June 20 to September 4. In addition to 14 new summer-themed genre stations, listeners can experience the "Sapphire Summer Sounds" radio station, which brings the Chase Sapphire brand to life in an easily accessible playlist.
During the launch of the partnership on June 20, Pandora listeners will enjoy a full day of limited interruptions and more music with only one advertisement per hour on the Pandora web platform, courtesy of Chase Sapphire.
"Partnering with Pandora allows us to introduce a new set of consumers to the Chase Sapphire brand by giving millions of listeners easy access to music that will help them create a memorable summer," said Sean O'Reilly, general manager, Chase Sapphire. "Music has the power to enhance any moment, mood or situation and Chase Sapphire is proud to bring unique experiences such as limited interruption listening and the 'Sapphire Summer Sounds' radio station to Pandora listeners this summer."
"Strategic partnerships with companies like Chase Sapphire allow us to deliver the best personalized music experience to our listeners while giving brands the opportunity to connect with their passionate consumers in a fun, creative way through music," said Heidi Browning, senior vice president of sales marketing, Pandora.
The Sapphire Summer Sounds branded station can be found at: http://www.pandora.com/station/play/909184696834957221 and features artists such as Bryan Adams, Sheryl Crow, Rascal Flatts and Katy Perry.
Pandora summer-themed genre stations include:
Pandora (NYSE: P) gives people music they love anytime, anywhere, through connected devices. (OK, we've added comedy as well so we're also up for playing some jokes you'll love.) Personalized stations launch instantly with the input of a single "seed" - a favorite artist, song or genre. The Music Genome Project®, a deeply detailed hand-built musical taxonomy, powers the personalization of Pandora® internet radio by using musicological "DNA" and constant listener feedback to craft personalized stations from a growing collection of hundreds of thousands of recordings. Tens of millions of people in the U.S. turn on Pandora to hear music they love. www.pandora.com
About Chase Sapphire
Chase Sapphire is a premier travel rewards card for people who are passionate about travel and dining. Chase Sapphire offers premium travel rewards and benefits with no travel restrictions or blackout dates on airfare booked through Ultimate Rewards, double points for every dollar spent on dining, 24/7 live customer service and access to unique experiences. More information is available at www.ChaseSapphire.com.
Chase is the U.S. consumer and commercial banking business of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM), a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.3 trillion and operations in more than 60 countries. Chase serves more than 50 million consumers and small businesses through more than 5,500 bank branches, 17,500 ATMs, credit cards, mortgage offices, and online and mobile banking as well as through relationships with auto dealerships. More information about Chase is available at www.chase.com.