The Week In Review: 2/11 - 2/15

In this week's Cover Story, we talk to Mick Management founder Michael McDonald about his career in artist management, as well as his time at ATO Records and what has and hasn’t changed over the years in the music industry. In Programming to Win, Robby Bridges discusses the concept of “stationality.” Question of the Week asks: What artists or bands do you feel are floating under the radar right now, but will break out soon? Plus, Hot Shots and the FMQB History Page.  [more]

RAB: Radio Revenue Up For Third Straight Year
Overall radio revenue grew by 1% in 2012 to $16.482 billion.    [more]

CBS Radio Revenue Up 1% In Q4   [more]

Warner Music Revenue Down Slightly In Fiscal Q1
WMG revenue dipped 0.8% in the company's fiscal first quarter, to $769 million.    [more]

Cox Media Group Selling Radio Stations In Six Markets 
Connoisseur Media buying CMG's Southern Connecticut stations, with SummitMedia buying stations in five other markets.

Dial Global Announces Executive Changes
Co-CEO David Landau steps down, as Spencer Brown is named the company's lone CEO and Ken Williams becomes President.

Clear Channel Inks Revenue Sharing Deal With Robbins Entertainment   [more]

Jill Strada Named APD & Digital Brand Manager At Hot 96.9/Boston   [more]

Nielsen Revenue Up 1% In 2012
Nielsen reports its fiscal results for the fourth quarter and full year of 2012. [more]

Michael Plen Named VP Of Marketing & Promotion At INGrooves Fontana  [more]

Ron Spaulding Named SVP Of Sales For Capitol Music Group   [more]

WFUV Ups Rita Houston To PD   [more]

It's Official: Chunky Joins Wired 96.5 Morning Team   [more]

BMG Acquires Sanctuary Records From UMG   [more]

CCM+E Study: Mix Of Radio & TV Gives Advertisers Best Value   [more]

Pandora CEO Kennedy Talks Ad Growth   [more]

Launchpad Digital Media & Edison Research To Measure Podcast Audiences   [more]

Following "Zombie" Prank, FCC Issues EAS Advisory   [more]

Study: Music Streaming Services Attract Differing Audience Segments   [more]

Eddie F. Named APD/MD For WUSL & WDAS-FM   [more]

In Brief - February 11, 2013
CBS Radio airs TV ad for during the Grammys  [more]

In Brief - February 12, 2013
103.3 AMP Radio/Boston names TJ Taormina as its new morning host, NASH FMNew York announces the "Nash Bash"   [more]

In Brief - February 13, 2013
Jimmy Iovine's Beats digital music service launching this summer, KSLZ (Z107.7)/St. Louis adds Elvis Duran, Slacker revamps and debuts ad campaign    [more]

In Brief - February 14, 2013
Mike Rossi elevated to PD of WSTW/Wilmington, Ponch named National VP/Promotions and Brand Management for Wilks Broadcasting     [more]

In Brief - February 15, 2013
Price tag revealed for Cox Media Group station sales, Kevin Stapleford joins Slacker as Sr. Director of Programming, Dees Entertainment teams with Right Way Music Group's Bob Catania   [more]

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

Breaking News
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
In Brief - November 16, 2015
November 13, 2015
Pierre Bouvard: "Pandora’s CFO Is Wrong, Radio Listening Remains Remarkably Stable"
Music News
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
Adele Unleashes Video For "When We Were Young"
Quick Hits: Tom Petty, Bruce Springsteen, Tool, Hangout Music Festival, Oasis

Manny Simon
VP/Adult Formats,
Republic Records

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