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WMOV (Movin 107.7)/Norfolk Names Danny Meyers PD/Morning Host
Meyers will oversee on-air content and music programming and will serve as morning show host. [more]

WBFX (101.3 The Brew)/Grand Rapids Set To Debuts Rover’s Morning Glory

WRVW and Promotion in Motion
January 19, 2017

Afternoons With Adam Bomb Debuts on Q100/Atlanta
Veteran Atlanta DJ and syndicated host Adam Bomb takes over afternoons at CHR WWWQ (Q100).

Beasley Media Group Names Randy Bliss OM For Fayetteville Market

Beasley Media Group Expands Responsibilities For Urban PD Tap Money

Nadine Santos Promoted To Director/Programming & Artist Relations At Music Choice

UMG And Alex Da Kid Sign Multi-Faceted Agreement

Debra Green Takes Over Nights On WSRV/The River
January 18, 2017

Gregg Nadel Named President of Elektra Records
Veteran Atlantic/Elektra A&R & Marketing exec rises to top spot at iconic label.

CBS Radio Rebrands KVIL And AMPs Up The Dallas-Fort Worth Market

KDND/Sacramento Is Looking For Next Night Superstar
January 17, 2017

Angi Taylor Joins The Rendezvous
Taylor will co-host The Rendezvous, a nationally syndicated night radio show, with Simon Marcel.

Randy Savage Joins Cumulus As OM Wilkes Barre/Scranton, PA Cluster

Hubbard Radio Chicago Signs Eric & Kathy To Multi-Year Agreement

Jill Devine Signs Multi-Year Renewal At KYKY/St. Louis
January 13, 2017

Pandora Expects To Exceed Q4 2016 Guidance, Citing Subscription Momentum and RPM Growth
Despite its growth efficiency measures set to effect 7 percent of workforce by the end of Q1 2017.

SiriusXM Launches "Hits 1 in Hollywood"

In Brief - January 13, 2017
Wendy Rollins named APD of WRDA (Radio 105.7)/Atlanta, Ed Sheeran visits CBS Radio
January 12, 2017

Beasley Names Debbie Mazella Program Director Of Magic 98.3/New Jersey
Mazella remains in her highly rated 10AM-3PM shift while assuming Programming responsibilities.

The Dave & Mahoney Morning Show Returns To KXTE (X107.5)/Las Vegas
January 11, 2017

Cumulus Promotes Matt Raback To VP/Market Manager For York-Lancaster-Reading, PA
17-year radio sales executive to oversee company's six station cluster.

Crystal Castorena Named GM For Impact Radio Group

Justin Luvv Named Afternoon On-Air Personality/Imaging Director For WRWM/Indianapolis
January 10, 2017

Ron Parker Named New Afternoon Host At WLS-FM/Chicago
Veteran radio broadcaster segues from the Big Apple to the Windy City.

KLOS/Los Angeles Kicks Off 2017 With New Programming Additions

Mark Kassof & Co. Launches Mobile Music Test
January 9, 2017

Steve Butler Renews With CBS Radio As VP/News Programming
Butler will also continue to serve as PD for KYW/Philadelphia under his multi-year renewal.

Beasley Media Group Promotes AJ Lurie To VP/Market Manager, Wilmington, Delaware

Cumulus Promotes Wallace To OM, Shickles To PD In Flint, MI

Beasley Names Brian Samborski Regional Director/National Sales

Trish Gazall Signs Multi-Year Renewal At KEZK/St. Louis
January 6, 2017

Nathan Fast To Host Mornings on KVIL/Dallas-Fort Worth
Night host arrives from San Diego for wake up duties in the lone star state.

iHeartMedia Austin Extends Agreement with The Bama, Rob & Heather Show on KVET FM

Emmis Announces Third Quarter Earnings

SiriusXM Exceeds 2016 Subscriber Guidance; Issues 2017 Subscriber and Financial Guidance
January 5, 2017

iHeartMedia Orlando Expands Three Programming Roles
Brian Mack, Jack Bradshaw & Dwight "D-Strong" Rickett all earn new PD stripes.

CBS Radio Philadelphia Relaunches WZMP-FM As "Today's 96.5"

Johnnie D Named Program Director At WGCI/Chicago

Beasley Launches New Mainstream AC B98.7 In Tampa

Entercom Launches New Urban WKAF (The New 97.7) In Boston

iHeartRadio's On Demand Services Officially Launch

Matt Cord Debuts As Co-Host Of New 95.7 Ben FM Morning Show In Philly
January 4, 2017

Fourth Annual iHeartRadio Music Awards Nominees Announced
Drake, The Chainsmokers and Justin Timberlake are among the top nominees. Bruno Mars is the first announced performer.

David Nathan Joins S-Curve/BMG As Head Of Promotion

iHeartMedia Richmond Names Chuck "DZL" Thompson PD At XL102

Marilyn Russell Joins Breakfast Club On WOGL/Philadelphia
January 3, 2017

WSNX/Grand Rapids Announces The Debut of Mojo In The Morning
Mojo in the Morning will air weekday mornings and will continue to broadcast from its Detroit studio.

BuzzAngle Music Releases Year-End Industry Report

Cumulus Media-Kansas City Enhances Programming At KMJK-FM & KCMO-AM/FM

Guenn Returns to The Ace & TJ Show

iHeartMedia Denver Debuts New Programming & Personalities

KKSW/Topeka-Lawrence Moves Shonzi To Mornings Among New Year Changes

Hot Shots: Rae Sremmurd Love LA...Radio!
January 2, 2017

Our YEAR-END AT ISSUE: Radio’s Future Path for 2017 and Beyond! features insightful and profound perspectives from this year’s distinguished panel of experts including: Dom Theodore, Jonathan Shuford, Jimmy Steal, Toby Knapp, Kobe, Jeff Hurley, Brad Kelly, Mike O’Donnell, R Dub!, Robby Bridges, Fred Jacobs, Mike Henry and Bob Quick. In Programming to Win Fred Jacobs addresses the concept of why programmers tactically might consider thinking like salespeople. YEAR-END Question of the Week displays a cadre of industry pros recalling their Most Memorable Moments of 2017, while Hot Shots visits some Jingle Balls and FMQB History Page takes a bow for the year as well.

Nielsen to Increase PPM Sample Size by 10% In 48 Metros
December 18, 2016

Veteran DJ, Former Rockline Host Bob Coburn Passes Away
The longtime KLOS/Los Angeles host was 68 years old.
December 16, 2016

Beasley Promotes Nick Pinto to VP of IT
Pinto to help oversee Beasley's corporate IT.

Hubbard Broadcasting Names Derek Falter GM in Alexandria and Wadena, MN
December 15, 2016

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler Stepping Down
Wheeler plans to exit the FCC as the new Presidential administration takes over.

WMG Creates New Senior Management Structure for Technology and Data

Clive Davis & Recording Academy To Honor BET Networks Chairman/CEO Debra L. Lee

Fresh 102.7/New York Debuts New Morning & Afternoon Shows

Kevin Cruise Exits Impact Radio Group

Karolyn Johnston Named GSM at Beasley-Las Vegas Cluster
Music News

Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears Among People's Choice Award Winners
Britney and JT won multiple times during Wednesday night's awards show. [more]

Quick Hits: Adele, Train, Arcade Fire

Quick Hits: Grammy Lineup, Audioslave, Third Eye Blind

Maroon 5 Scores Their Ninth #1 Top 40 Hit
Band also lands their twelfth HOT AC #1!

Quick Hits: Lollapalooza Paris, Metallica, Brit Awards, U2, Radiohead, George Harrison, Dave Matthews & Tim Reynolds

Quick Hits: Ed Sheeran, Ariana Grande, John Legend, Fifty Shades Darker, Trent Reznor

U2, Chili Peppers, The Weeknd & Chance the Rapper Headlining Bonnaroo
The lineup for the annual, massive music festival in Manchester, TN is announced.

Quick Hits: Ed Sheeran, Prince

Quick Hits: Rocklahoma, Prince's Estate, Big Sean, Shaky Knees Music Festival, Spoon

U2 Announce Joshua Tree Anniversary Tour
The band will play stadiums this year to celebrate the 30th birthday of the biggest album.

Quick Hits: Panorama Festival, Green Day, Billboard 200, A Perfect Circle

Ed Sheeran Releases Two New Singles
"Shape Of You" and "Castle On The Hill" arrive from the superstar singer.

Tool, Chance the Rapper & Phoenix Headlining Governors Ball
The NYC festival also includes Lorde, Childish Gambino, Cage the Elephant and many others.

Beyoncé, Radiohead & Kendrick Lamar Headlining Coachella 2017
The massive California music festival has announced its lineup.

Quick Hits: BottleRock Napa Valley Festival, The Chainsmokers, Ed Sheeran

Pop Star George Michael Dead at 53
The singer and '80s icon passed away on Christmas Day.

The Music World Mourns George Michael
Artists take to social media to remember the late singer.

Pearl Jam, ELO, Tupac & More Elected to Rock Hall of Fame
Journey, Yes and Joan Baez round out the Class of 2017.

New Nine Inch Nails EP Arriving Next Week
Five new NIN songs will be released on December 23, while the band's entire catalog is being reissued on vinyl.

Adele, Coldplay Win Big at BBC Music Awards
Both Album of the Year and Song of the Year went to Adele.

The Hamilton Mixtape Elected #1 on Billboard 200
Also, The Rolling Stones earn their 37th Top 10 album with Blue & Lonesome.

Quick Hits: Golden Globe Award Nominees, Drake, Lionel Richie, Mariah Carey, John Legend, Live

Quick Hits: Taylor Swift, Zayn, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers

Greg Lake of Emerson, Lake & Palmer Passes Away
The ELP co-founder, who also sang and played in prog band King Crimson, was 69 years old.

Quick Hits: Lady Gaga, Forecastle Festival, Ryan Adams, We Rock with Standing Rock concert

FMQB Retro-Active: Ken Sharp Revisits the Iconic Album Pet Sounds, and Delves Into New Music with Joyous Wolf
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