The Week In Review: 2/25 - 3/1

Pearl Jam's Mike McCready Plots Supergroup
The guitarist is working with Duff McKagan, Barrett Martin and various singers on a new side project.  [more] 

Quick Hits: Bon Jovi, 3OH!3, David Bowie, The-Dream, Jim James, Kanrocksas Festival, Alter Bridge, Passion Pit [more]  

Tom Petty Announces 2013 Tour, Talks New Album
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers announce a pair of residencies in New York and L.A. as part of their spring and summer touring plans.   [more] 

Quick Hits: Thirty Seconds To Mars, Depeche Mode, Free Press Summer Fest, Ottawa Bluesfest, Beale Street Music Festival, NME Awards, Questlove, Baauer & Danny Brown, The Temptations [more] 

Billie Joe Armstrong Talks Rehab Stint
The Green Day frontman opens up to Rolling Stone about his battle with alcohol and pills.   [more] 

Quick Hits: album sales, Stone Temple Pilots, No Doubt, The Rolling Stones, Stone Sour, Nine Inch Nails, Boston Calling festival, Radio Disney, Megadeth, Fantasia [more] 

Jack White Talks New Music, Third Man Plans
In an extensive new interview with Rolling Stone, Jack White discusses his many, many projects.   [more] 

Quick Hits: Justin Timberlake / Mumford & Sons, Green Day, Kanye West, David Bowie, Janet Jackson, mtvU Woodie Awards, Alt-J, Dan Toler [more] 

Metallica Announces Return Of Orion Music Festival  
Red Hot Chili Peppers, Rise Against and Deftones will join Metallica's 2nd annual festival. [more] 

Nine Inch Nails To Rebuild "From Scratch"    [more] 

Quick Hits: Adele, Mumford & Sons, Green Day, Soundgarden, Prince, Tool, Keyshia Cole, David Byrne & St. Vincent, Iggy & The Stooges   [more] 




 
Music News
Drake's Views Spends a Fourth Week at #1
Quick Hits: Major Lazer, Prophets of Rage, James Blake, Louder Than Life festival, Surfer Blood
FMQB Retro-Active: Ken Sharp Enthuses On The Who's Still-Thriving Music Career, As Well As Their Charitable Efforts
The Weeknd Tops Billboard Music Award Winners
Quick Hits: Leona Lewis, The Strokes, Cold War Kids
Quick Hits: Teen Choice Awards, Bon Jovi, The Killers
Quick Hits: Eminem, Mariah Carey, Red Nose Day TV Special, My Morning Jacket, The Tragically Hip
Drake Stays at #1, Meghan Trainor Debuts at #3 on Billboard 200
Quick Hits: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Megadeth, Ramones
Drake Leads Nominees For 2016 BET Awards
Quick Hits: Adele, Fifth Harmony, Life is Beautiful festival, Beastie Boys
Quick Hits: Chevelle, Rage Against The Machine / Prophets of Rage, 3 Doors Down, Make America Rock Again tour
Ariana Grande, Calvin Harris & More Headlining Billboard Hot 100 Festival
Quick Hits: MuchMusic Awards, Guns N' Roses / Lenny Kravitz / Alice in Chains, Rage Against The Machine, Riot Fest
Puff Daddy Takes Bad Boy Reunion on the Road
Breaking News
Alpha Media Names Bill Gentry As Louisville SVP/Market Manager
Hubbard Radio Seattle Names Dave Numme As PD for KVRQ
AGM Aquires Coast FM In San Luis Obispo
May 27, 2016
KSSX/San Diego Flips to Rhythmic CHR as JAMíN 95.7
On-Air Moves at Entercom-San Francisco
Universal Music Group Acquires Digital Agency Fame House
Cherrytree Records Partners With ADA
In Brief - May 27, 2016
May 26, 2016
Cumulus Media Appoints John Dimick as VP/Programming Operations
Universal Music Group Appoints Gautam Srivastava to EVP, Human Resources
Intergr8 Research: Which Hits Shazam Can Help You Spot Early
Beasley Broadcast Group Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
In Brief - May 26, 2016
May 25, 2016
Nielsen Insights: Their Generation
NAB Statement on Court Ruling on Media Ownership Rules
Republic Records Celebrate DNCE Going Double Platinum
May 24, 2016
iHeartMedia Wins Legal Battle
Spotify's Losses Increase As Revenues Grow Faster
Pierre Bouvard: The TV Upfront: History, 2016 issues, and What It Means For Radio
United Stations Adds Sammy Hagar's Radio Show
May 23, 2016
Columbia Records Announces Jennifer Frommer As Head of Its Creative Agency
iHeartRadio Summer Pool Party Heats Up Miami
National Radio Hall of Fame Announces 2016 Nominees
Shelley Wade Named Afternoon Host at KMYI (Star 94.1)/San Diego
Spotify's Family Plan Gets An Upgrade
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PD, WFLZ/Tampa

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