The Week In Review: 1/21 - 1/25

In this week's Cover Story, we take a look at the new CBS Sports Radio network, with CBS Radio SVP of Programming Chris Oliviero. A veteran of CBS Radio, Oliverio discusses the launch of this brand-new, nationally-syndicated Sports Talk network, as well as Cumulus’ involvement in distributing the network, and more. In Programming To Win, Arbitron’s Jon Miller gives an overview of topics the ratings company will be educating programmers about in 2013. Question of the Week asks: What didn't you accomplish last year do you hope to accomplish this year? Plus, Hot Shots and the FMQB History Page.  [more]

Greg Thompson Upped To EVP Of Capitol Music Group
Veteran executive Thompson promoted to EVP of Capitol Music Group by Chairman/CEO Steve Barnett.  

Ron Fair, Ashley Burns Named To Exec Positions At Virgin Records
Ron Fair becomes Chief Creative Officer & EVP of Virgin, while Ashley Burns is promoted to GM.  

Cumulus Flips WRXP/NY To Country With "Nash FM 94.7"
Cumulus brings Country back to the NYC radio dial with debut of "Nash FM 94.7."  

Cumulus Announces National "Nash" Brand For Country Entertainment   [more]

Report: CBS Radio Going Up For Sale...To Cumulus?   [more]

Apple Posts Another Record Quarter, But Stocks Take Hit
Despite a record $54.5 billion in revenue for its fiscal Q1, Apple's latest financial report did not meet Wall Street's expectations.  [more]

Sony Music Inks Partnership With EDM Company Ultra Music   [more]

House Committee Planning Multiple Hearings On Music Royalties
Rep. Howard Coble will chair the subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet, which will oversee Internet radio royalty hearings in 2013.  [more]

Downtown Music Sells Recorded Music Division To Its Founders   [more]

Benny Tarantini Named SVP Of Publicity For Columbia Records   [more]

Clear Channel-Phoenix Names Steve Geofferies VP Of Programming    [more]

Kassof Study: Listeners Positive On Contesting   [more]

In Brief - January 21, 2013
Channel 96-1/Charlotte holds Justin Bieber seat search, Kim Dotcom launches new Mega file-sharing service  [more]

In Brief - January 22, 2013
Sarah Fraser exiting as co-host of The Kane Show     [more]

In Brief - January 23, 2013
Charlie Walk to be named EVP of Republic next week, SiriusXM Board of Directors changes following Liberty Media takeover, Clive Davis to speak at SXSW     [more]

In Brief - January 24, 2013
Cumulus CFO: broadcaster not expected to make any major acquisitions soon, Clear Channel to air syndicated Carmen Jara Show on its Spanish-language stations   [more]

In Brief - January 25, 2013
Rosie Lopez named President of Tommy Boy Records    [more]

FMQB FYI... Links You Should Know About   [more]

Breaking News
Report: Most See P1 Station Like A Friend
Greater Media Collects 200,000 Bottles of Water For South Carolina Flood Victims
October 8, 2015
Emmis Announces Second Quarter Earnings
WiLD 94.9 Names Julian On The Radio Afternoon Drive Host
Entercom Atlanta Promotes Michael Chase to Director of Marketing & Promotions At Star 94
KNEV/Reno Turns On Classic Hip Hop
Benztown Partners With Dash Radio
October 7, 2015
Ellen K To Launch A New Morning Show On KOST/Los Angeles
Pandora To Acquire Ticketfly
Slow Jams Launches New Throwback Edition
Steven Meyers Promoted To Director/Digital Operations At Greater Media
October 6, 2015
Bubba The Love Sponge Apologizes For Ratings Tampering
Cumulus Launches Classic Hip Hop 98.3 The Vibe
Jon Platt Named CEO At Warner/Chappell
CBS Radio Names Sam Rogers VP, National Sales & Corporate Partnerships
In Brief - October 6, 2015
October 5, 2015
Beasley Media Group Announces Actions Against Todd Clem AKA, ‘Bubba The Love Sponge’
iHeartMedia Presents "iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2015 Concert Tour"
Steve Mills Named iHeartMedia’s Chief Information Officer
Puff Daddy Brings Bad Boy To Epic Records
Charlamagne Tha God Renews With iHeartMedia
In Brief - October 5, 2015
October 2, 2015
2015 NAB Marconi Radio Award Winners Announced
In Brief - October 2, 2015
October 1, 2015
Music News
Taylor Swift Talks Grammys, Life After 1989
Quick Hits: Bruno Mars, Kendrick Lamar, Green Day, Radiohead, Mariah Carey, Three 6 Mafia
Janet Jackson, N.W.A. and More Up For Rock Hall
Quick Hits: Rihanna, Ciara, Deadmau5
Selena Gomez Maps Out Revival Tour
Quick Hits: RIAA Gold & Platinum, Cage The Elephant, Kurt Cobain, American Music Awards / Jennifer Lopez
Quick Hits: Kendrick Lamar, Brian Fallon, Ten Commandos, The Cure, Lollapalooza South America, JoJo, Courtney Barnett
Fetty Wap Debuts Atop Billboard 200 Chart
Quick Hits: Miley Cyrus & Flaming Lips, Will Smith, Maynard James Keenan, Ben Folds
Deluxe Edition of Sam Smith's In The Lonely Hour Announced
Quick Hits: Selena Gomez, Miley Cyrus, Megadeth, Beastie Boys
Quick Hits: Fifth Harmony, Train's Pat Monahan, Seal, Roger Waters
Beyoncé, Jay Z & Prince Headlining Massive TIDAL X Charity Concert
Quick Hits: The Who, Ed Sheeran, Bleachers, American Music Awards, Katy Perry / Sting, Austin City Limits
Quick Hits: Nicki Minaj, Lady Gaga, Kendrick Lamar

Mark Adams
San Francisco

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