The Week In Review: 1/28 - 2/1

Charlie Walk Named EVP Of Republic Records
Industry vet Charlie Walk is named EVP at Republic, overseeing Marketing, Promotion and Publicity.  

Bubba The Love Sponge Found Not Guilty   [more]

Bubba The Love Sponge: Court Victory Is A Win For The First Amendment
After being found not guilty on all accounts, Bubba The Love Sponge told reporters if he'd lost the case, it would have hurt free speech.  [more]

Bubba-M.J. Trial Moves Forward As Randy Michaels Testifies [more]

Sylvia Rhone Teams With Epic Records For New Joint Venture
Rhone will head up Vested In Culture (VIC), her own label imprint under Epic.  [more]

Arbitron Shareholder Sues Over Nielsen Sale   [more]

Triton December Rankings Find Even More Pandora Growth   [more]

Todd von Mende Named CFO Of Capitol Music Group
Universal Music Group Distribution CFO von Mende segues to Capitol, following Universal's acquisition of the label.  [more]

Nadine Santos Named APD/MD For 92.3 NOW FM/New York   [more]

Will Calder Named APD/Midday Host Of WPOW (Power 96)/Miami   [more]

Cumulus-Atlanta Merges Rock Stations On 100.5
As expected, WNNX (Rock 100.5) merges with Active Rock 98.8 The Bone. [more]

Arbitron Files Suit Against Cleveland TV Station Over Copyright Infringement   [more]

UMG Partners With Alexandra Patsavas & Chop Shop Records   [more]

Grammy Foundation Names Ryan Seacrest Honorary Chair Of Board   [more]

In Brief - January 28, 2013
Premiere Networks inks distribution deal with "Hollywood" Hamilton, Radio One regains NASDAQ compliance  [more]

In Brief - January 29, 2013
Jeremy Pritchard promoted to APD/MD/afternoons at Modern Rock KBZT/San Diego  [more]

In Brief - January 30, 2013
Dan Persigehl joins Cumulus-Kansas City as PD for KCMO & KCJK   [more]

In Brief - January 31, 2013
Change coming tomorrow to Cumulus-Atlanta Rock stations, George Allen named Market Manager for CCM+E-Raleigh, Uncle Joe Benson joins Classic Rock KSWD/Los Angeles for mornings [more]

In Brief - February 1, 2013
RIAA asks House of Representatives to end Spotify block, Big Machine Label Group promotes Andrew Kautz to COO [more]

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

Breaking News
Beasley Media Group Names Justin Chase EVP/Programming
Beasley Media Group Appoints Buzz Knight To VP/Programming
Pandora Reports Q3 2016 Financial Results
BIA/Kelsey Forecasts Overall U.S. Local Advertising Revenues
Nielsen Reports 3rd Quarter Results
October 25, 2016
John Garabedian Leaving Open House Party
The 4th Annual CBS RADIO “We Can Survive” Concert
Brooke & Jubal Joins WSHE/Chicago For Mornings
KWEE/Portland Adds Tino Cochino To Nights
October 24, 2016
CBS Radio Names Brian McHale SVP/Information Technology
Nielsen Announces Launch of National Television Out-Of-Home Measurement Service
The Atlantic Records New York Team Celebrates Charli XCX
October 20, 2016
CBS Radio Signs Michael Martin To Multi-Year Contract Renewal
SportsRadio 94WIP/Philly Adds Joe Decamra & Jon Ritchie To Middays
October 19, 2016
Frankie C Extends Agreement With KZHT/Salt Lake City
Voncile Anderson Named Beasley Director/NTR Sales In Tampa Bay
In Brief - October 19, 2016
October 18, 2016
Rob Stringer Promoted To CEO Of Sony Music Entertainment
iHeartMedia St. Louis Announces The Debut Of The New Alt 104.9
Entercom Agrees To Acquire Four Radio Stations In Charlotte From Beasley Broadcast Group
Ebro Returns To Portland
Townsquare Media Names John Roberts OM For Tyler-Longview, Texas
Jacobs Media & PRPD’s 8th Annual Public Radio Tech Survey Released
In Brief - October 18, 2016
October 17, 2016
Music News
Billboard Women in Music Event to Honor Shania Twain, Halsey
Quick Hits: Twenty One Pilots, Green Day, Justin Bieber, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Mariah Carey, Neil Young
Prince’s Paisley Park Approved to Open Permanently for Public Tours
Quick Hits: Jason Derulo, Alessia Cara, Hailee Steinfeld, Lady Gaga, Tove Lo
Kings of Leon Earn First #1 Album
Quick Hits: The Chainsmokers, Drake, Prince, Sting, Charlie Puth, The Decemberists, Dead or Alive
Quick Hits: Radiohead, Frank Ocean, A$AP Ferg
"Crash" Into Against Me!
Maroon 5 Closes The Top 40 and Hot AC Radio Panels Upon Impact
Jordan Fisher Will Make His Broadway Debut In Hamilton On November 22
Quick Hits: Kanye West, Eminem, Bruno Mars, Gwen Stefani
Pearl Jam, 2Pac & Depeche Mode Lead 2017 Rock Hall Nominees
Green Day Tops Billboard 200 For Their Third Time
Quick Hits: Liam Payne, Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame, Mother Love Bone
Quick Hits: Kings Of Leon, Elton John, Roger Waters

Jon Zellner
EVP/Programming Operations

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