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Cumulus Appoints Brian Thomas As PD For WLS-FM/Chicago
Thomas will program Classic Hits 94.7 while retaining his oversight as Corporate PD for the Country format. [more]

AT&T To Activate FM Chips On Android Smartphones

BroadbandTV & BMG Form Strategic Alliance To Support New Generation Of Music Artists

Chicago Radio Legend John Records Landecker To Sign Off After 40 Years On-Air

Cumulus-Buffalo Re-Signs Shredd and Ragan For Mornings At WEDG

Rare Job Ops at 98 Rock/Baltimore

In Brief - July 28, 2015
July 27, 2015

Emmis Announces Executive Promotions
Walsh named President; Hornaday named Chief Financial Officer.

iHeartRadio Joins Snapchat Discover

Pandora Listeners Receive More Uninterrupted Hours With Sponsored Listening
July 24, 2015

Radio Industry & SESAC Reach Settlement
The agreement ends almost three years of antitrust litigation relative to the public performance by radio stations of musical works in the SESAC repertory.

CBS Radio Names David Yadgaroff As SVP/Market Manager For Philadelphia

In Brief - July 24, 2015
July 23, 2015

Frankie V. Heads Home To Boston
iHeartMedia Boston is set to debut "The Jam’n Morning Show with Frankie & Ashlee" on WJMN (Jam'n 94.5) on July 27.

Major Changes at CBS RADIO

In Brief - July 23, 2015
July 22, 2015

VH1 President Tom Calderone Exits The Network
The 17-year MTV Networks vet annouced that he's leaving the network in a memo to the staff.

Jordan Lee Named PD At 88Nine Radio Milwaukee
July 21, 2015

Cumulus Promotes Hayden Green To OM For Fort Walton Beach/Destin
15-year station vet will play an important role in overseeing programming and brand growth within the station cluster.

Rich Bengloff Stepping Down As A2IM President

In Brief - July 21, 2015
July 20, 2015

CBS Radio Names Scott Herman Chief Operating Officer
Herman will lead local operations across CBS Radio’s 117 major market stations.

CBS Radio Restructures Senior Leadership Team

Leigh McNabb Named PD Of KZPT/Kansas City

Third Annual KBA WKU Radio Talent Insitute

In Brief - July 20, 2015
July 15, 2015

This week we shine the Cover Story spotlight on Jonathan Shuford, one of iHeartMedia’s most promising programmers who has been making some commendable career moves this decade. His latest quest lands him in Nashville where iHeart has charged him with piloting one of the company’s treasured Top 40 possessions, WRVW/107.5 The River. In Programming To Win, Paragon Media's Larry Johnson explains exactly what Voltair technology does and its potential effects on PPM's measurement of radio. Question of the Week asks: What has been the biggest "game-changing" moment of your career to date? Plus, Hot Shots and the FMQB History page.

The Week In Review: 7/13-7/17

Entercom Taps Tony Lorino As PD Of Star 94/Atlanta
Programming vet arrives in Hotlanta via sister Hot AC KZPT in Kansas City.

Nielsen Music Canada Releases 2015 Mid-Year Report

iHeartMedia Names Kenny Day SVP/Political Sales & Strategy

In Brief - July 17, 2015
July 16, 2015

Nikki Nite Named VP/Programming & Operations For Entercom Austin
Nite heads south to oversee sister radio stations including: Talk KJCE, Hot AC KAMX, AC KKMJ and Urban AC KKMJ-H3.

Entercom Closes On Lincoln Financial Media, Commences Operation of KSWD/Los Angels

CBS Radio & Perez Hilton Announce Multi-Platform Content Partnership

Music Choice Play Launches New Summer Programming Slate

In Brief - July 16, 2015
July 15, 2015

Cumulus Media Makes Major Programming Moves In NYC & DC
Jan Jeffries takes PD reins in Washington, D.C. at WRQX, Rick Gillette heads to New York City as PD of WPLJ.

Entercom Swaps Stations With Bonneville

Cox Media Changes For National Ad Platforms, Radio & Digital Businesses
July 14, 2015

Deep Well Records Enters Exclusive Worldwide Agreement With Virgin Records/CMG
Respected producer/songwriter Adam Anders' label to be based in company's iconic Capitol Tower in Hollywood.

Cumulus Grows Brand Partnerships Team

MIW Radio Group Announces Ellen K Recipient of Inaugural Airblazer Award

2015 NAB Marconi Radio Award Finalists Announced

Music Choice Elevates Damon Williams To SVP/Programming Strategy & Partnerships

Deanna Cruz Joins Hot 103.7/Seattle

In Brief - July 14, 2015
July 13, 2015

iHeartMedia And Ryan Seacrest Announce Extended Agreement
The new agreement also expands Seacrest's duties with the company's brand partners and media platforms.

iHeartMedia Names Kevin LeGrett Market President/Los Angeles
Greg Ashlock to expand responsibilities as President/iHeartMedia Southern California and EVP/Operations iHeartMedia.

Taylor Swift Sets Mediabase Weekly Spin Record
July 9, 2015

This week eQB Cover Story shines the spotlight on Mark Keefe who has spent decades programming Triple A radio stations both the non-comm and commercial. Keefe talks about the surprising similarities found at both ends of the dial and taking on a new role in growing one of Triple A’s most diverse stations. In Programming To Win, Nielsen Audio's Jon Miller examines the elusive "heavy users," and how radio's biggest fans stack up against the biggest consumers of TV, the Internet and print. Question of the Week asks: What are your mid-year choices for: Single of The Year, Artist of The Year, Best New Artist? Plus, Hot Shots and the FMQB History page.

The Week In Review: 7/6-7/10

The Week In Review: 6/29-7/3

The Week In Review: 6/22-6/26

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Music News

Imagine Dragons, Jack Johnson Join Farm Aid 30
This year's annual charity event will take place in Chicago on September 19. [more]

Quick Hits: Rise Against, Keith Richards, Puscifer, Judas Priest & Mastodon, Mat Kearney, Circa Survive

Rapper Future Hits #1 With Surprise Album
DS2 debuts at the top of the Billboard 200 chart, after being released just seven days following its announcement.

Quick Hits: U2 & Lady Gaga, Disclosure & Sam Smith, Ed Sheeran, Mariah Carey, Bobbi Kristina Brown, Guns N' Roses, Sevendust, Joseph Jackson

Ed Sheeran TV Special To Air On NBC
The Pop singer-songwriter will get his own prime time concert special next month, titled Ed Sheeran - Live at Wembley Stadium.

Quick Hits: Five Finger Death Punch, Prince, Meg Myers, The Grateful Dead

Quick Hits: Lil Wayne & Charlie Puth, Vance Joy, Lana Del Rey

Quick Hits: Selena Gomez, James Blake / Kanye West, Incubus

Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran Lead MTV VMA Noms
Beyoncé, Kendrick Lamar and Mark Ronson are other top contenders at the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards.

Quick Hits: Chvrches, Korn, HardDrive Live Tour, Wilco

Singer/Actor Tyrese Gets His First #1 Album
Black Rose tops the Billboard 200 chart, the first one to use the new tracking week now that albums are released on Fridays.

Quick Hits: Made In America Festival, Little Mix, Kanye West, Big Sean, Minus The Bear, Don Henley, AC/DC's Phil Rudd

Wilco Surprise The Galaxy With New Album Star Wars
The veteran Rock band released their newest album for free on Thursday night.

The Week In Review: 7/13-7/17

Quick Hits: Calvin Harris, Ed Sheeran / Jamie Lawson, Lil Wayne

Justin Bieber Working with Jack Ü On Next LP
After their hit collaboration "Where Are U Now," Bieber is working with the EDM duo on his solo material.

Quick Hits: Katy Perry, Chvrches, David Gilmour, Gorillaz

Quick Hits: "Blurred Lines," Silversun Pickups, Gavin DeGraw, Arcade Fire, K. Michelle & Azealia Banks, Nick Cave

Miguel's Wildheart Follows New Direction
The singer talks about his more experimental approach to his latest album.

Quick Hits: Lana Del Rey, Meghan Trainor, OMI, Slash Featuring Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators

Jordin Sparks Drops Right Here Right Now Clip
The singer will return with her third album on August 21.

Quick Hits: Janet Jackson, Lil Wayne, 50 Cent, Foo Fighters, Dr. Dre, Pathway to Paris concert

The Weeknd Announces New Album Beauty Behind The Madness
The Canadian R&B singer will release his anticipated new release on August 28.


FMQB Retro-Active: Aerosmith's Joey Kramer Talks Donington DVD, The Beatles, and Rockin and Roastin Coffee

The Week In Review: 7/6-7/10

The Week In Review: 6/29-7/3

The Week In Review: 6/22-6/26
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