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

eQB NOW
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.
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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.
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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 Radio.com 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
Cumulus Names New Programming Leadership In L.A. And Minneapolis
Republic Records And IM Global Announce Multi-Picture Co-Production Pact
2015 NAB Show To Feature FCC Commissioners
Warner Music Group Names James Steven EVP/Communications & Marketing
Entravision Appoints Maria Lopez-Knowles Chief Marketing Officer
Kane Show, Maroon 5 Show Support For Fan
Rick Krim Tapped As Sony/ATV Co-President, U.S.
Courtney Lowery Upped To VP/Publicity At Epic Records
In Brief - March 3, 2015
March 2, 2015
Ipsos Research Study Highlights Continued Strength Of AM/FM Radio In Cars
Cumulus Reports Operating Results For Fourth Quarter And Full Year 2014
KYSR Names Andrew Harms APD/MD/Afternoon Host
Chad Lopez Appointed VP/Market Manager For Cumulus New York
iHeartMedia Names Colleen Valkoun Market President For Madison And Milwaukee
Cumulus Ups Donna Baker To Midwest RVP, Peter Bowen Named Chicago VP/MM
Triton Digital Partners With Edison Research To Deliver Podcast Measurement Technology
Cumulus Taps Jon Lurie As PD At KMGA
In Brief - March 2, 2015
February 27, 2015
Epic Records Names Breyon Prescott Head Of Urban A&R
The Week In Review: 2/23-2/27
Westwood One Rolls Out National Expansion Of The Jonathon Brandmeier Show
In Brief - February 27, 2015
February 26, 2015
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
Music News
Kelly Clarkson Takes Piece By Piece On the Road
Quick Hits: Metallica, My Morning Jacket, Flo Rida, Modest Mouse, Led Zeppelin
Madonna Unveils Rebel Heart Tour
Mumford & Sons Get Wilder On Third LP
Quick Hits: Kanye West, Stone Sour, Radio Disney Music Awards, Lollapalooza Berlin, Bestival
All Apologies From Kanye West
The Week In Review: 2/23-2/27
FMQB Retro-Active: Aerosmith's Joey Kramer Talks Donington DVD, The Beatles, and Rockin and Roastin Coffee
Quick Hits: Mumford & Sons, Madonna, Beale Street Music Festival, Tool
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
FMQB NOW

Rob Roberts
OM/Cumulus Atlanta

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