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

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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
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Tommy Chuck Named Program Director of WIHT/Washington, D.C. & WPOC/Baltimore
iHeartRadio Surpasses 60 Million Registered Users
SFX Entertainment Names New President & COO
Third Music Industry Reunion Planned For Los Angeles
In Brief - January 23, 2015
January 22, 2015
Edgar "Shoboy" Sotelo Joins WBMP/New York For Mornings
Rdio Launches In 24 New International Markets
Shazam Announces $30 Million Investment At $1 Billion Valuation
iHeartMedia Celebrates Valentine's With "iHeartRadio Ultimate Valentine's Escape"
In Brief - January 22, 2015
January 21, 2015
Dave Dyer Promoted to SVP Promotion, Warner Bros. Records
JD Garfield Joins KWYD/Boise As APD/Morning Drive Host
iHeartRadio Country Festival Returns
Edison Research: Streaming Audio Now Bigger Than AM/FM Radio Among US Teens
In Brief - January 21, 2015
January 20, 2015
John Fleckenstein Named EVP, RCA Records
iHeartMedia St. Louis Announces Two New Program Directors
Local Radio Networks, AdLarge Media Form Exclusive Partnership For 24/7 Format Radio Network
Len Berman And Todd Schnitt To Host Mornings On WOR
Scott Shapiro Named VP/Sports Programming For Premiere Networks
Jim Daunais, Tim Walker Promoted To EVP Posts At Westwood One
Tony Waitekus Appointed OM For NRG Media's Wausau-Stevens Point Stations
Alpha Media To Purchase Coast Radio Company Radio Stations
CRN Study: Which Radio Messages Have Greatest Impact On Millennials
In Brief - January 20, 2015
January 19, 2015
Music News
Paramore Announce Spring Theater "Events"
Quick Hits: Kanye West, The Black Keys, Rush, Nick Jonas
BET Honors Usher, Kanye West
Quick Hits: Ariana Grande, TLC, Art Of Anarchy, Rob Zombie, Aerosmith, Rocklahoma
Meghan Trainor's Title Debuts At #1
LL Cool J Returning As Grammy Host
Quick Hits: The Grammys, Gwen Stefani, Pharrell, Linkin Park, Interpol, David Byrne
Madonna Bares Her Rebel Heart
Quick Hits: Slipknot, Justin Bieber, NKOTB / TLC / Nelly, Mötley Crüe, "Weird Al" Yankovic
FMQB Retro-Active: Ken Sharp Talks to Longtime Music Scribe Harvey Kubernik About His Latest Musical Tome
Quick Hits: Metallica, A$AP Yams, TLC, Ariana Grande
Grateful Dead Members To Reunite For 50th Anniversary
The Week In Review: 1/12/-1/16
Quick Hits; John Legend, Idina Menzel, Common, Lady Gaga, The Black Crowes, Kim Fowley
Fall Out Boy & Wiz Khalifa Plan Road Trip
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Alicia Tyler, PD
WZNE/Rochester

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