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Jelli Launches Record Number Of Radio Stations On Its Ad Platform In Q1 2014
Company announces record-breaking quarter expanding its roster of radio stations using RadioSpot. [more]

In Brief - April 23, 2014
Logan exits APD/MD/morning post at WISX/Philadelphia

FMQB FYI... Links You Should Know About
Crain's features Pandora's sales staff growth
April 22, 2014

CCM+E Announces New iHeartRadio Networks
Clear Channel expands iHeartRadio with new network initiative.

Emmis Announces Investment in Funkmaster Flex

In Brief - April 22, 2014
CCM+E Greensboro taps Adam Maisano as VP/Market Manager, Hubbard Radio names Mike Bustell VP/Market Research
April 21, 2014

Major Labels Sue Pandora Over Pre-1972 Songs
The RIAA has filed suit against the popular streaming service, claiming unpaid royalties on pre-1972 recordings.

NBC And Clear Channel Celebrate Music's Biggest Stars At First Ever iHeartRadio Music Awards

Tanch Named Afternoon Host and APD At KHTP/Seattle

In Brief - April 21, 2014
The Media Audit names Tracy Austin VP/GSM
April 17, 2014

Report: Two-Thirds See Radio As Local
New research from Mark Kassof & Co. reveals that a solid majority of 18-64’s see radio as a local medium

L & L And Alpha Merge As Alpha Media
L & L Broadcasting and Alpha Broadcasting announce merger, while also adding 19 stations from Main Line Broadcasting.

In Brief - April 17, 2014
iHeartRadio available in Subaru's STARLINK

FMQB FYI... Links You Should Know About
Pitchfork looks at the history (and future) of streaming music, The Washington Post profiles FCC Chairman Wheeler
April 16, 2014

BIA/Kelsey Says "The Internet Radio Revolution Has Arrived"
BIA/Kelsey examines how platforms, services, audiences and advertisers are reinventing audio

In Brief - April 16, 2014
Townsquare Media-Lubbock names Jave Patterson OM
April 15, 2014

Alan Chartrand Named Market President For CCM+E-Boston
Chartrand to oversee Clear Channel's four station Boston cluster.

CBS Radio New York SVP Market Manager Don Bouloukos To Retire

In Brief - April 15, 2014
Hubbard-Chicago VP/Market Manager Jerry Schnacke exits, Paul Simon to receive 2014 Service to America Leadership Award from the NABEF
April 14, 2014

CCM+E Research Report: The Power of Personality
On-air personality involvement drove significantly improved consumer awareness, consideration, recall & purchase intent.

In Brief - April 14, 2014
Ernie Fears named GSM of WRQX-FM/Washington, D.C
April 11, 2014

The Week In Review: 4/7-4/11

Glassnote Entertainment Group Head of Promotion Nick Petropoulos is featured in this week's eQB Cover Story. Nick talks about building the careers of acts like Phoenix, Mumford & Sons, Childish Gambino and CHVRCHES. For this week's Programming To Win, Richard Harker dives into Nielsen Audio's radio ratings and reminds us all that their data is an estimate. Question of the Week asks: Who are your favorite people that you follow on social media? Plus, Hot Shots and the FMQB History Page.

Major Labels Sue Megaupload
The RIAA has filed a lawsuit against the defunct file-sharing site Megaupload.

In Brief - April 11, 2014
Gabriella D'Agostino exits Music Choice

FMQB FYI... Links You Should Know About
Harker Research examines digital music sales, NY Times spotlights NASH FM
April 10, 2014

BIA/Kelsey Predicts Continued Mobile Growth
A new report expects U.S. mobile local advertising revenues will reach $4.5 billion in 2014.

Radio Disney & Dees Entertainment Announce Partnership

In Brief - April 10, 2014
April 9, 2014

FMQB FYI... Links You Should Know About
Nielsen looks at MLB Opening Day radio listening

FMQB FYI... Links You Should Know About
Buinessweek praises iHeartRadio, CBS Radio's Ezra Kucharz pens op-ed on radio's partnership with digital

The Week In Review: 3/24-3/28

The Week In Review: 3/17-3/21

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

The Year In Review - 2013
Music News

Frozen Staves Off Arrival Of Four New Debuts
The soundtrack tops new albums from August Alsina, NEEDTOBREATHE, Jason Derulo and Ingrid Michaelson. [more]

Quick Hits: Beyoncé & Boots, Coldplay, Wiz Khalifa, Saturday Night Live, Jack Johnson, Boston Calling Festival

Eminem, Pearl Jam & Outkast To Headline ACL Music Festival
Beck, Calvin Harris, Skrillex and many more set for Austin City Limits in October.

FMQB Photo Pass: Christina Perri

Quick Hits: Lorde, Kings of Leon, Katy Perry, Jack White, Outkast

More Surprises At Coachella's Second Weekend
For the second weekend in a row, fans and bands descended on the California desert.

Quick Hits: Miley Cyrus, Prince, Gwen Stefani, Christina Aguilera, Guns N' Roses, Foo Fighters, Little Mix, Broken Bells, Maxwell

Prince And Warner Bros. Records Unveil New Partnership
The announcement comes in time for this summer's 30th Anniversary celebrations of Prince's breakthrough album and film, Purple Rain. For the first time, Prince will be releasing a digitally re-mastered, deluxe version of this classic album.

Grohl & Novoselic Talk Nirvana's Hall Of Fame Night
Rolling Stone reveals the inside story behind the special Nirvana performances last week.

Quick Hits: Coldplay, Forbes' wealthiest rappers, American Idol, Beck, The Whigs

AC/DC Will "Continue To Make Music"
Despite the ill health of guitarist Malcolm Young, AC/DC still plans to hit the studio in May.

Frozen Soundtrack Still Rock Solid In Sales
The animated film soundtrack earns its tenth non-consecutive week at #1 on the sales chart.

Quick Hits: Miley Cyrus, Jay Z & Beyonce, Made In America festival, Paul McCartney, The Who, Golden Gods Awards

Is AC/DC Really Retiring?
There are conflicting reports floating around that the band may be calling it quits after 40 years together.

Quick Hits: Nirvana, Imagine Dragons, 2 Chainz, Muse, The Rolling Stones

Coachella Boasts Star-Studded Cameos In Weekend One
Beyoncé, Jay Z, Drake, Debbie Harry and more surprised the crowd in the California desert.

Quick Hits: Ed Sheeran, Lana Del Rey, Smashing Pumpkins, Janelle Monáe & Kimbra

The Week In Review: 4/7-4/11

Nirvana, KISS & More Enter Rock Hall Of Fame
Four female vocalists front Nirvana to honor the late Kurt Cobain in Brooklyn.

Demi Lovato and Jason Derulo To Stream Live Performances

Quick Hits: Capital Cities, Billboard Music Awards, Drake

Linkin Park Ready To Rock With The Hunting Party
The band revisited early influences to write its most aggressive record yet.

Quick Hits: Nirvana, Katy Perry, Madonna, Smashing Pumpkins, Quebec City Summer Fest

Aerosmith & Slash Will "Let Rock Rule"
The two Rock veterans will team up for a summer trek.

Frozen Stays At #1, RIAA Releases Gold & Platinum Certifications
The Frozen soundtrack continues its sales success, while the latest Gold & Platinum releases are awarded.

Quick Hits: Ed Sheeran, Billboard Music Awards, Nirvana / Joan Jett, Drake, NOW music series, The Voice tour, Coachella, Pemberton Music Festival


FMQB Retro-Active: KISS Goes Unplugged and Unmasked; Ken Sharp Chats With David Crosby About His New Solo LP

FMQB Photo Pass: SXSW 2014

The Week In Review: 3/31-4/4

The Week In Review: 3/24-3/28

The Week In Review: 3/17-3/21

Nick Petropoulos
Glassnote Entertainment

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