‘Top Honors’ Cap Decoration Contest
‘Summer in the City Prize Pack’ Contest
‘Beach Badge Giveaway’ powered by U.S. Army Mid-Atlantic Recruiting
TEXT-TO-WIN: Carly Rae Jepsen at the Stone Pony Summer Stage in Asbury Park – June 3rd!
Niall Horan at Madison Square Garden in New York City – June 14th!
Ed Sheeran Contest presented by MyGuy Plumbing
‘Student Body Standout’ presented by the U.S. Army
NJ Lottery Contest
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Enter the Summer in the City Prize Pack contest and you might win a pair of tickets to see Charlie Puth at Radio City Music Hall on June 15th and Drake at Madison Square Garden on July 26th! Plus, $200 in spending cash!Learn More
Ed Sheeran is getting ready to take over Jersey with his ‘Mathematics Tour’ and B98.5 has your LAST CHANCE to win tickets! Enter to win a pair of tickets to his MetLife Stadium show on Sunday, June 11th! Powered by MyGuy Plumbing.Learn More
Enter for your chance to win a $100 towards the Beach Badge for your favorite spot in the sand, or use it for whatever summer pleasure you can think of! We’ll pick a $100 winner every weekday! Plus, you’ll also be entered for the $500 Grand Prize at the end of the contest!Learn More
Show us your uniquely decorated Graduation Caps! On June 19th, we’ll pick the top 3 submissions & ask listeners to vote once per day to see who wins ‘Top Honors’ & new laptop computer to start off their next venture!Learn More
B98.5 and U.S. Army Mid-Atlantic Recruiting want to recognize all our standout students! Just submit the name, email address, school, and town of a standout high school or college student. Then, listen to Mateo & Lenny every Friday morning to hear if your nominee has been selected ‘The Student Body Standout of the Week’Learn More
Enter for your chance to win $50 worth of Scratch Off Games from the New Jersey Lottery! Anything can happen in Jersey! (Must be 18+ to Enter)Learn More
News & Updates
What many would describe as a ‘surfer rock band,’ Via Ripa proves that there is more below the surface. Their genre fluid music guides the listener through twists and turns. Beachy chords, with jazzy drums, & bluesy vocals, can easily divulge into alternative, punk, or even grunge riffs.
Their talent, and hard work won them the top spot at the Bamboozle Festival Break Contest, a competition featuring over 90 bands. While this year the festival itself fell through due to extraneous circumstances, Via Ripa stands tall with their entire future ahead of them.
The Barbie movie has been making waves as it’s theatrical debut nears. Not only is the cast insane, which we’ve covered, but now the official soundtrack has had it’s artist lineup announced! On it, B98.5 favorites like: Ava Max, Dua Lipa, Khalid, Lizzo, and The Kid Laroi. More than that, superstar newcomers like (K-Pop group) FIFTY FIFTY, along with Ice Spice, and Pink Panthress.Read More
Since the announcement of Speak Now (Taylor’s Version), it seems like all of Taylor Swift’s ex’s are coming forth either in fear, or in peace, that she’s going to air out their dirty laundry. Most recently Joe Jonas said knows he’s cool with Taylor Swift, but just hopes the Swifties are cool with him. According to Joe Jonas, “nobody f’s with the Swifties.”Read More