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Jonathan Shuford Named PD at Nashville’s 107.5 THE RIVER
Shuford will step into his PD role effective June 1, 2015. [more]

Entercom Promotes Louise "Weezie" Kramer To Chief Operating Officer

Cox Media Group Miami Names Jill Strada Director of Branding & Programming For WEDR & WFLC

Lori Lewis Joins Cumulus As VP Of Social Media

Saga Communications Reports 1st Quarter 2015 Results

Jared Aman Named MD At KINK

Entercom Adds David Levy To Its Board of Directors

Music Industry Reunion Volume 3

In Brief - May 5, 2015
May 4, 2015

Entercom Communications Corp. Reports First Quarter Results
Net revenues for the quarter were flat at $78.4 million

iHeartMedia Seattle Names Russell Robertson SVP/Sales

Entercom Austin Taps Stephanie Callihan As VP/GM

Tom Hoyt Appointed GM of Salem Media's Louisville Cluster

Billboard's Top 10 Most Powerful Pop Programmers

Five Appointed To NAB Radio Board

NAB Opens 2015 Marconi Radio Awards Nomination Window

In Brief - May 4, 2015
May 1, 2015

Vevo Announces New CEO, Original Programming And Tentpole Events
Digital media executive Erik Huggers introduced as President and CEO

Radio One, Inc. Reports First Quarter Results

Scott Lindy Joins Cumulus As PD Of WFMS/Indianapolis

Shazam, Google Provide Android Users With Hands-Free Music Discovery

In Brief - May 1, 2015
April 30, 2015

iHeartMedia, Inc. Reports Results for 2015 First Quarter
Revenues increased 4.1% to $697.8 million during the first quarter.

Republic Records Dominates Top 40 Scoring 6 Spots In Top 10

Chris Sargent Named PD At KJR-FM/Seattle

WBTP/Tampa Appoints Mychal Maguire PD

jâcapps Named One Of "Michigan 50 Companies To Watch"

Jumptuit Launches Support For Xbox Music, Announces Support for Windows 10

In Brief - April 30, 2015
April 29, 2015

New Podcasts Join Network’s focus on premium podcast content spans news, sports, entertainment, comedy, health, business and more.

TuneCore Artists Earn $36 Million - Strong Quarter Over Quarter Growth

Cox Media Group Miami Names New General Sales Managers

New Coalition Launches To Protect The Music Economy

In Brief - April 29, 2015
April 28, 2015

Cumulus Signs Lew Dickey To Multi-Year Contract Extension
Lead Director Jeff Marcus named Non-Executive Chairman

SiriusXM Reports First Quarter 2015 Results

Rob Quinn Named VP/Market Manager For Cumulus Colorado Springs

Streaming Audio Up 41% In Webcast Metrics’ March 2015 Ranker

In Brief - April 28, 2015
April 27, 2015

Jacobs Media Releases Techsurvey 11 Data
Latest study of radio listeners' technology habits finds YouTube and Netflix are more popular than Pandora and Spotify.

Alpha Media Louisville Names Ben Davis Operations Manager

Mitra Darab Named SVP/Marketing, Capitol Music Group

KROQ Weenie Roast Y Fiesta 2015 Line-up Announced

In Brief - April 27, 2015
April 24, 2015

This week’s Cover Story showcases Rick Cummings who has held a variety of pivotal programming posts with Emmis Communications over his 34 year tenure with the company. He started as PD of Emmis’ first station in Indianapolis in 1981 and grew to his current role as President of Programming. He’s been there every inch of the way with CEO Jeff Smulyan and has helped grow Emmis into the very successful player it is today. In Programming to Win, Rich Van Slyke speaks up in favor of radio internships and what they can bring to your station, as well as the future of the industry. Question of the Week asks: If you were stranded on a deserted island, who would you want with you for comic relief and which artist would you desire for music relief? Plus, Hot Shots and the FMQB History page.

The Week In Review: 4/20-4/24

iHeartRadio Now Available On The Apple Watch
App allows listeners to be able to control their iHeartRadio right from their Apple Watch

CÜR Media Names Jay Clark Chief Content Officer

CBS Radio Stations Awarded With 21 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards

In Brief - April 24, 2015
April 23, 2015

Warner Bros. Promotes Rob Goldklang To SVP/Alternative Promotion
Promotion coincides with Goldklang's twentieth anniversary with Warner Bros.

CBS Radio Houston Names Charese Fruge VP/Programming And Operations Manager

Cat Thomas Named VP/Programming, CBS Radio Las Vegas

CBS Radio Las Vegas Names New PDs At KLUC & KMXB
John Bernard and Jonathan Campbell Take On Leadership Roles at 98.5 KLUC and Mix 94.1

iHeartMedia's First-Ever Soundfront

Pandora Reports Q1 2015 Financial Results

In Brief - April 23, 2015
April 22, 2015

Nielsen Reports Solid First Quarter
Increases quarterly dividend 12%

Shazam For Radio Adds David De Busk

KIIS FM Announces Wango Tango Pre-Show Performers

In Brief - April 22, 2015

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Music News

Foo Fighters, Drake Top Austin City Limits
The Strokes, Florence + The Machine, and The Weeknd also will play the October festival. [more]

Quick Hits: Sam Smith, Mariah Carey, Britney Spears

Quick Hits: Kanye West, Kurt Cobain, My Morning Jacket, Miguel, Finding Neverland album, Sia, Lockn' Festival

Bono Still Recovering As U2 Prep For Tour
In an interview with the New York Times, U2 discuss plans for their upcoming tour, as well as Bono's health after his bike accident.

Quick Hits: Ben E. King, "Uptown Funk," Prince, Van Halen, Vance Joy, Enrique Iglesias

Meghan Trainor, J. Lo Join Jason Derulo LP
The singer enlisted a number of special guests for his fourth album, also including Stevie Wonder and K. Michelle.

Quick Hits: U2, Diddy, Bumbershoot, Sonic Boom and X-Fest, Gregg Allman

Alabama Shakes Debut At #1 On Billboard 200
The rockers' sophomore album Sound & Color tops the chart, with rapper Yelawolf debuting at #3.

Quick Hits: Landmark Music Festival, Jay Z / Tidal, Paramore, Milky Chance / X Ambassadors, Eric Hutchinson, The Kingsmen

Ozzy: Black Sabbath Farewell Coming In 2016
The band is eyeing next year for their final album and tour, but will drummer Bill Ward be along for the ride?

Quick Hits: One Direction, Mumford & Sons, Sam Smith, Deftones, Gary Clark, Jr., Andrew W.K., Ben Lee

Jay Z: "Tidal Is Doing Just Fine"
The rapper goes on the defensive for his one-month-old streaming service.

Quick Hits: Radio Disney Music Awards, David Guetta, Amy Winehouse, D'Angelo, Billy Corgan

Black Keys' Dan Auerbach Announces New Solo Project
Singer/guitarist has a new release on the way under the moniker The Arcs.

The Week In Review: 4/20-4/24

Quick Hits: Grateful Dead / John Mayer, Saturday Night Live, Frank Ocean, System Of A Down

Quick Hits: Lady Gaga, Estelle, MusiCares MAP Fund benefit concert, Hard Summer Festival, Faith No More, The Ting Tings

Teen Vine Star Shawn Mendes Tops Billboard 200
First-ever release from the 16-year-old singer/songwriter debuts at #1, while Reba, Tyler, The Creator and Halestorm also arrive in the top five.

Quick Hits: Britney Spears & Iggy Azalea, The Grateful Dead, Ed Sheeran, R.E.M., The Smashing Pumpkins, Pitchfork Music Festival, Musicfest NW

Charli XCX, Bleachers Plot Eclectic Tour
The two artists are teaming up for "weird" summer road trip.

Quick Hits: Billboard Music Awards, Walk Off the Earth, Miami Concert Series, Louis Tomlinson, Neil Young, AC/DC, Mötley Crüe

Green Day, Ringo & More Inducted Into The Rock Hall Of Fame
The star-studded 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony took place on Saturday night in Cleveland.

Muse Plans Drones Live Events

Quick Hits: iHeartRadio Summer Pool Party, Hozier, Panic! At The Disco, Foo Fighters, Neil Young / WayHome Music and Arts Festival

Quick Hits: Giorgio Moroder / Britney Spears, Green Day, Black Sabbath, Deftones & Incubus

The Week In Review: 4/13-4/17


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

The Week In Review: 4/6-4/10

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