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

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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.  
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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.  
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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."  
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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
National Radio Hall Of Fame Class Of 2015 Revealed
August 31, 2015
Scooter Braun Joins NASH Next Country Music Talent Competition
In Brief - August 31, 2015
August 28, 2015
iHeartMedia Promotes Hardin, Zellner and Maynard
WZMP (96.5 AMP Radio)/Philly New Line-Up Announced
KLUC/Las Vegas Adds Kayla To Chet Buchanan & The Morning Zoo
88Nine Radio Milwaukee Promotes Ken Sumka To APD & Justin Barney to MD
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, iHeartRadio joins Chegg for Music101 Series
Mark “Shark” Ediss Named Afternoon Drive Host At Y100/Savannah
August 27, 2015
Cumulus Goes Underground Alternative In New Orleans
August 26, 2015
Subaru Embraces HD Radio Receivers
Cort Johnson Named APD/Morning Co-Host on 101.9 KINK/Portland
Howard Stern Presents "Booey 25" On SiriusXM Channels
August 25, 2015
Sony Music Entertainment Acquires Century Group
UMG Names Jeffrey Remedios President & CEO/Universal Music Canada
Where Hip Hop Lives App Now Available to International Audiences
August 24, 2015
Leslie Scott Named Program Director Of KNDD/Seattle
Rdio Launches “Promoted Music Experiences” With Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos
Report: Radio Has 30 Million Amplifiers Nationwide
In Brief - August 24, 2015
August 21, 2015
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Entercom South Florida Launches New Alternative Rock 104.3 The Shark
In Brief - August 21, 2015
Music News
Taylor Swift Wins Big At MTV VMAs
Rockers Disturbed Earn Fifth #1 Album
FMQB Photo Pass: Van Halen
Quick Hits: Taylor Swift, Kanye West, Justin Timberlake, Katy Perry, Justin Bieber
Justin Bieber Debuts New Single
Quick Hits: Nicki Minaj, Adele, OMI
Demi Lovato Feeling "Confident" on Fifth LP
Quick Hits: Justin Bieber, Mariah Carey, Omarion, Soundgarden
Pharrell, Demi Lovato & More Added To MTV VMAs Lineup
Quick Hits: Lady Gaga, HBO, Maroon 5, Nick Jonas
MTV To Honor Kanye West
Quick Hits: One Direction, Missy Elliott / The Voice, Azealia Banks, Meg Myers, Coheed and Cambria, Ben Folds
Dr. Dre Issues Apology To "The Women I've Hurt"
Quick Hits: Taylor Swift, album sales, Charli XCX & Bleachers, Chris Brown, Bon Jovi, Voodoo Music + Arts Festival
Quick Hits: JoJo, Kanye West / Frank Ocean, Carrie Underwood, Charlie Puth, The Neighbourhood
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Mike McVay
SVP/Content & Programming
Cumulus Media

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