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

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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.
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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 "Radio.com-A-Thon" 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
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
August 20, 2015
Nielsen Study Shows The Power Of Small & Medium Sized Markets
MoBounce Named Afternoon Host For Z100/New York
In Brief - August 20, 2015
August 19, 2015
Music News
Justin Bieber Debuts New Single
Rockers Disturbed Earn Fifth #1 Album
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
The Weeknd Announces The Madness Fall Tour
Quick Hits: Lana Del Ray, Alanis Morrissette, Kelly Clarkson, Silversun Pickups
Nick Jonas & Demi Lovato To Headline MTV Benefit Concert For Lifebeat
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Mike McVay
SVP/Content & Programming
Cumulus Media

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