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.  
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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
Mel Karmazin To Be Honored By The Broadcasters Foundation Of America
Cox Media Group Names Rachel Williamson Director/Digital Revenue Development
New Generation Radio Launches Virtual Jock
Benztown Teams With Vipology To Bring Cost-Effective Websites To Radio
In Brief - February 26, 2015
February 25, 2015
iHeartMedia Announces Executive Changes
NAB Statement On Introduction Of Local Radio Freedom Act In House, Senate
Report: Radio’s 2015 Digital Revenue Poised For Double-Digit Growth
Coleman Insights, Jacobs Media Explore The Great Pyramids Of Radio
Republic Records Names Patch Culbertson Director of A&R
In Brief - February 25, 2015
February 24, 2015
106.1 KISS FM Changes Name To 106.1 LAURA FM
In Brief - February 24, 2015
February 23, 2015
Industry-Wide Consumer Awareness Campaign Launches For NextRadio
Jake Wisely Appointed CEO Of The Bicycle Music Company
Westwood One Hires Douglas Johnston As EVP/Sales
The Bobby Bones Show Brings Ask Anything's Fan-Driven Artist Chats To Country Fans Nationwide
Salem Communications Corporation Becomes Salem Media Group
In Brief - February 23, 2015
February 20, 2015
eQB NOW
Entercom Communications Reports Fourth Quarter And Full Year Results
KMVQ/San Francisco Inks Morning Hosts Fernado And Greg To Multi-Year Agreement
Edison Research: Monthly Podcast Listeners Grow To 46 Million Americans 12+
In Brief - February 20, 2015
February 19, 2015
iHeartMedia Reports Results For 2014 Fourth Quarter And Full Year
Music News
Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith Rule BRIT Awards
Quick Hits: Foo Fighters, Carly Rae Jepsen, The Airborne Toxic Event, Echosmith, Finding Neverland Album with John Legend & Rita Ora
Imagine Dragons Roar To Top Debut
Quick Hits: U2, Firefly Festival, Nico & Vinz, Lady Gaga, Three Days Grace, Free Press Summer Festival
Sam Smith Set For Another U.S. Road Trip
Quick Hits: One Direction, Lorde, Brandon Flowers, Redfoo, Fuji Rock Festival
Quick Hits: John Legend & Common / The Oscars, Ed Sheeran, In This Moment, Passion Pit, Kaaboo Del Mar Festival, Pixies
Kanye Talks New Album & More With Power 105.1's Breakfast Club
Quick Hits: Foo Fighters / Sonic Highways, Coldplay, Squamish Valley Music Festival
Lil Wayne Working Up Free Weezy Album
Quick Hits: Nate Ruess of fun., Foo Fighters, Blur, Volbeat, Iron Maiden, Blues Traveler
Drake Debuts At #1 On Billboard 200
Quick Hits: Firefly Festival, Taylor Swift, Sia, Nicki Minaj
Kid Rock Reprises $20 Ticket Tour
Quick Hits: Governors Ball Festival, Lady Gaga, Slash Featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators, Pharrell Williams
FMQB NOW

Rob Roberts
OM/Cumulus Atlanta

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