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
CMG Tampa Appoints John E. Kage Dir. of Branding & Programming at Hot 101.5 FM
In Brief - November 25, 2015
November 24, 2015
FCC Fines Drawing Scrutiny In Congress
In Brief - November 24, 2015
November 23, 2015
Bill Hess Named OM At Cumulus-Washington, D.C.
In Brief - November 23, 2015
November 20, 2015
Adams Radio Group Of Delmarva Names Jay Gleason Operations Manager
iHeartRadio Presents Adele¹s Album Premiere Live from Joe¹s Pub 
Radio Mercury Awards Announces Advisory Council
November 19, 2015
Westwood One: The State of American Podcasting
Nielsen: Connecting With Political Millennials Through Music
Jacobs Media Webinar: 10 Mega Trends That Impact Radio
November 18, 2015
Republic Records Promotes Ben Adelson To SVP/A&R
Y100’s TC Wins Dancing with the Savannah Stars
Greater Media's Magic 106.7 To Become Boston's Christmas Station
November 17, 2015
Alissa Pollack To Be Honored At T.J. Martell Foundation’s 16th Annual New York Family Day
Cash Money Records Announces Annual Turkey Giveaways in Miami & New Orleans
Amanda "AJ" Malone Joins iHeartMedia/Indianapolis
Jacobs Media Blogs Radio’s Days as a Primary Traffic Source May Be Numbered
November 16, 2015
Pandora to Acquire Key Assets from Rdio
Apple To Close Beats Music
Entercom Adds Ashley O. To Mornings On WSFS/Miami
Music News
Adele Announces European Tour Dates
Quick Hits: Adele, Eagles of Death Metal, Charli XCX, Joe Jonas
Adele's 25 Smashes Sales Record
Quick Hits: Charlie Puth, Coldplay, Jack Ü
Bieber, One Direction Lead Billboard 200 Shakeup
One Direction, The Weeknd Win Multiple AMAs
Rihanna Announces Anti World Tour, Teases New Album
Foo Fighters Release Free EP
Quick Hits: Coldplay, U2, The Cure, Wilco
Chris Martin Talks Influences On New Coldplay Record
Quick Hits: Foo Fighters, Justin Bieber & One Direction, American Music Awards, Paris attacks, Tori Kelly
Adele's 25 Won't Be On Streaming Services
Quick Hits: Kelly Clarkson, Missy Elliott, Jimmy Eat World, Freddie Mercury, Bonnaroo
Zayn Malik Opens Up About One Direction Exit
Quick Hits: Firefly Music Festival, Eagles of Death Metal, Grammy Hall of Fame

Manny Simon
VP/Adult Formats,
Republic Records

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