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European Music Industry Reacts to "Brexit"
Overseas music trade organizations respond to U.K. referendum to leave the European Union. [more]


iHeartMedia-Nashville Names Morgan Huelsman Digital PD

In Brief - June 24, 2016
June 23, 2016

Republic Records Names Dan Cohen As VP/Marketing
Marketing veteran will spearhead marketing initiatives for various artists on the label.

WMMR/Philadelphia's 11th Annual I Bleed For Preston & Steve Blood Drive Hailed A Big Success

CBS Radio's Lisa Dent, Tim Roberts & Mick Anselmo Honored By Country Radio Hall Of Fame
June 22, 2016

Cumulus Media Appoints John Abbot as Chief Financial Officer
Seasoned executive brings strong financial, operational and capital markets experience.

iHeartMedia Cannes Event With Ryan Seacrest And Usher

Berlin School & iHeartMedia Announce Return Of 'Leadership in Audio Innovation' Scholarship Competition

iHeartMedia/St. Louis Announces Launch Of Pride Radio St. Louis
June 21, 2016

Community Broadcasters Purchase Florida Stations From Apex Broadcasting
Jim Leven and Bruce Mittman's purchase helps expand Community Broadcasters Radio Group holdings in key markets.

jâcapps to Host Webinar on Understanding the Connected Car

NAB Introduces Inaugural PILOT Innovation Challenge

Report: Syndicated Radio Morning Host Kane Arrested For Allegedly Assaulting Wife

In Brief - June 21, 2016
June 20, 2016

Public Voting for National Radio Hall of Famers Starts Today
Fans can text in their vote until June 30.

Music Artists & Industry Unite for DMCA Reform Appeal

iHeartMedia Launches First Programmatic Private Marketplace For Digital Radio

In Brief - June 20, 2016
Industry veteran Art Phillips passes away
June 17, 2016

CBS Radio Houston Names Rich Pangilinan APD/MD At KKHH (Hot 95.7)
"DJ Riddler" joins the programming ranks as CoCo Dominguez officially takes over Afternoon Drive.

Nielsen: The Modern Dad: An Untapped Audience For Marketers

Alpha Media Portland Names Kelsey McDaniel Director of Marketing
June 16, 2016

iHeartMedia Names Dan Mason as Senior Advisor for Broadcast Relations
Veteran radio executive to advise Bob Pittman and Rich Bressler on broadcast industry issues.

Y100 Announces Mia Amini as Assistant Program Director

CMG Atlanta Radio Names Amanda Allwood Promotions Director

Universal Music Publishing Group Names Mike McCormack as Managing Director, U.K.

In Brief - June 16, 2016
Kiss FM Toledo Celebrates Kiss My Pride
June 15, 2016

in2une Music Names Dave Lombardi SVP of Promotion
Lombardi to lead the Alternative and Rock formats.

Cumulus-Kansas City Launches X 105.1, Moves JACK FM Down the Dial

Dan Mason Elected Chairperson of the Broadcasters Foundation of America

MIW Group Announces Angie Martinez as Recipient of 2016 Airblazer Award

Republic Records Announces Partnership With Stardog Records
June 14, 2016

Jim Clerkin Joins WPYA (97.3 Play) As PD/Afternoon Drive Host
Longtime Boston radio vet will oversee programming for SummitMedia Hot AC in Birmingham, AL.

Lance Hale Named PD At WRXK (96K-ROCK)/Ft. Myers

Research Showing Strong Correlation With Audio/Out Of Home Media and Purchasing
June 13, 2016

iHeartMedia Minneapolis Names Zach Dillon APD/MD At KDWB
Dillon will host afternoon drive in addtion to overseeing on-air content and music programming.

Report: Amazon Planning Streaming Music Service

Warner/Chappell Music Chairman/CEO Jon Platt Elected to ASCAP Board of Directors

Cox Media Group: Orlando Terror Attack- Our City Reacts - Live Round Table Discussion

Hubbard Radio Talent Institute Underway At Central Washington University
Music News

Kelly Clarkson Signs Worldwide Deal With Atlantic Records
Clarkson inks long term deal to join the label, will release new album in 2017. [more]


Quick Hits: Bernie Worrell, Rihanna, Aerosmith, Kennedy Center Honors, Ralph Stanley

Led Zeppelin Wins Copyright Trial
Rock Roll Hall of Famers prevail in a lawsuit over stealing the guitar riff in “Stairway to Heaven.”

Quick Hits: Kanye West, The BET Awards

Kanye West, The Weeknd + more to play The Meadows Music and Arts Festival
A weekend festival of music, art, food and entertainment is set for October 1-2 in NYC.

Quick Hits: Music Midtown festival, Drake, Chance the Rapper. Outta This World concert, Maynard James Keenan

Nick Jonas Debuts at #2, Drake Still Tops Billboard 200
Also the Tony's propel the Hamilton cast album to #3.

Quick Hits: Made In America festival, Drake, Rita Ora, P.M. Dawn, Grouplove, The Beatles

Quick Hits: Guns N' Roses, Christina Aguilera, Meat Loaf, Suicide Squad soundtrack

The Recording Academy Announces Amendments and Dates For Grammy Voting
New rules on streaming music and adjustments made to Best New Artist eligibility are among the Academy's changes.

Quick Hits: Phantogram and Tupac Shakur

Quick Hits: Kanye West, The Grammys, Deftones, Lollapalooza, Charlie Puth

Kanye West Announces Saint Pablo Tour
Kanye will hit the road this summer and fall in support of The Life of Pablo.

Quick Hits: Iggy Azalea, Colbie Caillat, BET Awards, Breakaway Music Festival

Singer Christina Grimmie Shot and Killed After Concert
The former Voice contestant was only 22-years-old.

Drake Enjoying The Views At #1 Again

Quick Hits: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Kanye West, Lil Wayne, Bonnaroo, Elvis Costello

Quick Hits: Pearl Jam, Slipknot, Radiohead

Usher Returns With "No Limit"
The singer dropped the first of two brand new singles that will come out this week.

Quick Hits: Banks & Steelz, Black Sabbath, Adventure In The Park / Lil Wayne

Minnesota Declares Today as "Prince Day"
Today would have been the artist's 58th birthday. Tidal and BET also announced special tributes.

Quick Hits: Guns N' Roses, Steven Tyler, Aftershock Festival, The Chainsmokers

Quick Hits: Voodoo Music Experience, Tool, Halestorm, Revolution Rock Festival, Miike Snow

Drake Earns a Fifth Week Atop Billboard 200
Dierks Bentley, Fifth Harmony and Flume all debut in the top 10.

Quick Hits: Prophets of Rage, Mumford & Sons, The Roots Picnic, Coachella, Lukas Graham, The Head and The Heart, KoRn / Breaking Benjamin

Ghostbusters Soundtrack Led By Fall Out Boy, Missy Elliot & Elle King
5 Seconds of Summer, Walk the Moon and many others announced for the upcoming film's soundtrack.

Quick Hits: Kanye West and Bastille

FMQB Retro-Active: Ken Sharp Enthuses On The Who's Still-Thriving Music Career, As Well As Their Charitable Efforts
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Brad Savage, PD
WAPS/Akron

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