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
Bubba The Love Sponge Apologizes For Ratings Tampering
Cumulus Launches Classic Hip Hop 98.3 The Vibe
Jon Platt Named CEO At Warner/Chappell
CBS Radio Names Sam Rogers VP, National Sales & Corporate Partnerships
In Brief - October 6, 2015
October 5, 2015
Beasley Media Group Announces Actions Against Todd Clem AKA, ‘Bubba The Love Sponge’
iHeartMedia Presents "iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2015 Concert Tour"
Steve Mills Named iHeartMedia’s Chief Information Officer
Puff Daddy Brings Bad Boy To Epic Records
Charlamagne Tha God Renews With iHeartMedia
In Brief - October 5, 2015
October 2, 2015
2015 NAB Marconi Radio Award Winners Announced
In Brief - October 2, 2015
October 1, 2015
Cumulus Announces Programming Moves In Indianapolis & Atlanta
iHeartMedia Savannah Names Jonathan "JR" Reed Program Director At WAEV
Concord Bicycle Music Announces Major Strategic Investment In Razor & Tie Enterprises LLC
Nielsen & Westwood One Renew Relationship
September 30, 2015
Sean Atkins Named President Of MTV
The T.J. Martell Foundation Annouces The Clive Davis Research Fellowship Award
Cox Media Atlanta Names Tripp West Music Director/Midday Host On B98.5
In Brief - September 30, 2015
September 29, 2015
Cumulus Media Appoints Mary G. Berner CEO
iHeartRadio Music Festival Makes Billions Of Impressions On Social Media
Cox Media Group Jacksonville Launches New Easy 106.5
HD Radio Technology Expands Automotive Offerings
Music News
Selena Gomez Maps Out Revival Tour
Quick Hits: Kendrick Lamar, Brian Fallon, Ten Commandos, The Cure, Lollapalooza South America, JoJo, Courtney Barnett
Fetty Wap Debuts Atop Billboard 200 Chart
Quick Hits: Miley Cyrus & Flaming Lips, Will Smith, Maynard James Keenan, Ben Folds
Deluxe Edition of Sam Smith's In The Lonely Hour Announced
Quick Hits: Selena Gomez, Miley Cyrus, Megadeth, Beastie Boys
Quick Hits: Fifth Harmony, Train's Pat Monahan, Seal, Roger Waters
Beyoncé, Jay Z & Prince Headlining Massive TIDAL X Charity Concert
Quick Hits: The Who, Ed Sheeran, Bleachers, American Music Awards, Katy Perry / Sting, Austin City Limits
Quick Hits: Nicki Minaj, Lady Gaga, Kendrick Lamar
Seven New Albums Debut In Billboard 200's Top Ten
Quick Hits: Kelly Clarkson, Fetty Wap, Corey Taylor
CeeLo to Drop Heart Blanche in November
The Week In Review: 9/21-9/25
Quick Hits: Pearl Jam, Muse, OMI, Collective Soul

Mark Adams
San Francisco

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