The Week In Review: 2/4 - 2/8

In this week's Cover Story we talk to one of CHR's most passionate programmers, KHTT & KBEZ/Tulsa PD Jet Black. Under new ownership, Journal Broadcast Media, Jet's mission remains unchanged, oversee and deliver radio brands that are both entertaining and compelling while maximizing ratings and revenues. In Programming to Win, Rich Van Slyke weighs in on the concept of “sonic branding.” Van Slyke defines sonic branding as “the audio equivalent of a logo” and discusses five ways to create such a brand for your station. Question of the Week asks: What are your guilty pleasures: music, TV show, food? Plus, Hot Shots and the FMQB History Page.  [more]

UMG Signs Contract Extensions With Monte & Avery Lipman
Republic Records founders Monte and Avery Lipman receive new titles, while signing long term deals to continue with Universal Music Group. [more]

Warner Music Group Purchases Parlophone
WMG has won the bidding to acquire the Parlophone Label Group in Europe from UMG/EMI. [more]

David Massey Named President Of Island Records
Mercury Records President David Massey is promoted to President of Island Records.  [more]

Michelle Jubelirer Named EVP At Capitol Music Group
Entertainment industry lawyer Jubelirer joins Steve Barnett's senior management team at Capitol. [more]

Beasley & Big Machine Ink Revenue Sharing Agreement   [more]

Kevin Weatherly Re-Ups With CBS Radio  [more]

John Peake Named VP Of Programming For Clear Channel-San Diego
Veteran programmer will also serve as PD of Hot AC KMYI (Star 94.1). [more]

Four More Arbitron PPM Markets Given MRC Accreditation
Chicago, San Francisco, San Diego and Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill are all accredited markets for PPM ratings.

Lew Dickey Talks Nash FM, Streaming & More On Bloomberg TV [more]

SiriusXM Revenue Up 13% To $3.4 Billion In 2012   [more]

Sony Music Reports Positive Fiscal Q3   [more]

Spotify Expects To Pay Out $500 Million In 2013  [more]

Entercom Net Revenue Up In Q4, Full Year 2012     [more]

Beasley Broadcast Group Revenue Up In 2012     [more]

Syndicated Bobby Bones Trades CHR For Country   [more]

Details On Sprint's FM Chip Activation Agreement Revealed   [more]

CCM+E Connections Sales Group Announces New Regional Structure  [more]

CCM+E-L.A. Launches EDM "Evolultion On KIIS HD2"    [more]

Sylvia Rhone's Vested In Culture Makes Staff Appointments    [more]

Abacast Announces Song Skipping Technology For Live Radio Streams     [more]

Joe McCollum Named Director of Media Integration For CCM+E-Philly     [more]

Following Arbitron Lawsuit, Pandora To End Ad Reseller Program   [more]

Kassof: Listeners More Likely To Enter Contests Online Than Via Phone     [more]

In Brief - February 4, 2013
Cumulus flips 98.9/Atlanta to Christian Country "The Walk," Disney & VEVO announce partnership   [more]

In Brief - February 5, 2013
Marc Rivieccio named Director of Marketing for Clear Channel-New York, Arbitron & Nielsen give FTC more time to review deal    [more]

In Brief - February 6, 2013
Erica Farber previews positive RAB 2012 report, iTunes Store sells 25 billionth song, details announced for 7th Annual Taste Of Hope event, FCC Commissioner Pai & Chris Daughtry added to NAB Show   [more]

In Brief - February 7, 2013
CBS Radio announces "" celebrating Grammy weekend    [more]

In Brief - February 8, 2013
Mark O'Brien named Market Manger for Cumulus-Washington, D.C.  [more]

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

Breaking News
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
WFLZ/Tampa Names Kruz Program Director
Republic Records Promotes Wendy Goldstein To Executive Vice President
Alpha Media Mankato Names Bob Rose Market Manager
Corey B. Joins WBBM-FM (B96)/Chicago As New Night Host
October 14, 2016
Race Taylor Re-Ups With WPLJ/New York
Andrew Berger Named Imaging Director For KPWR/Los Angeles
October 13, 2016
iHeartMedia Chicago Names New Night Show Hosts
Emmis Announces Agreement to Sell Texas Monthly
Alpha Media Supports Hurricane Matthew Recovery Relief
Music News
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
Maroon 5 Debuts New Single Featuring Kendrick Lamar
Louise Goffin To Perform Surprise Concert
Quick Hits: Drake, Depeche Mode
Drake Earns Record-Setting 13 American Music Award Nominations

Jon Zellner
EVP/Programming Operations

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