Dawg Yawp "Can't Think" (Old Flame) Don DiLego "The West Side Oak" (Independent) Jim James "Here In Spirit" (ATO/Capitol) Leon "Leon's Lullaby" (Columbia) Maggie Rogers "Alaska" (Capitol) Matt Simons "Lose Control" (Republic) My Jerusalem "No One Gonna Give You Love" (Washington Square) New Up "Future Is Now" (Independent) Nth Power Live To Be Free (Harmonized) Paul And The Tall Trees Our Love In The Light (Independent) Rivvrs Unfamiliar Skin (Independent) Ryan Shupe "Dream Big" (Independent) Slothrust "Rotten Pumpkin"(Dangerbird) Smoove & Turrell "You Could've Been A Lady" (Independent) Susto & I'm Fine Today (Independent) Zach Longoria Project "Up Up & Away" (Independent)
FMQB 2016-17 Reporting Schedule
The last week of Triple A reporting for 2016 will be Monday and Tuesday, December 5-6. Reporting for 2017 will begin Monday and Tuesday, January 9-10, with the tracking site opening for station reports at 8 a.m. Eastern on Friday, January 6.
WFUV’s 2016 Holiday Cheer
WFUV/New York has announced the lineup for the 12th Annual Holiday Cheer for FUVConcert, featuring Amos Lee & Friends, at the Beacon Theatre on Wednesday, November 30 at 8 p.m. In addition to Amos Lee, other performers include Lucinda Williams, Corinne Bailey Rae, and The Record Company. Tickets for the concert, which benefits the New York public radio station known for music discovery, go on sale Friday, October21, 2016 at noon. This year marks the fifth Holiday Cheer concert at the Beacon, and the fourth to present an evening of collaboration. The last two, Conor Oberst & Friends in 2014, and Brandi Carlile, Dawes & Friends in 2015 sold out.
“The collaboration concept has paid off with some amazingly creative evenings of music,” said WFUV PD Rita Houston. “All these artists have enormous respect for each other, as well as a history with WFUV. This will be Amos’ third Holiday cheer appearance, and Lucinda headlined Lucinda Williams & Friends in 2012, We’ve been fans of Corinne since her first album in 2006, and The Record Company is one of the most exciting bands we’ve heard this year.”
Stringer Named CEO of Sony Music Entertainment
Michael Lynton, CEO of Sony Entertainment, today announced that Sony Music Entertainment CEO Doug Morris will transition from the operational management of Sony Music Entertainment and assume the role of Chairman in April 2017. Rob Stringer, currently Chairman and CEO of Columbia Records, will become CEO of Sony Music Entertainment. He will have overall operational responsibility for Sony Music Entertainment globally. He will report directly to Lynton.
Over the last six years as CEO, Doug Morris has each year increased Sony Music’s market share and profitability, strengthening the company’s position as an industry leader and the second largest music company in the world. He has done so with an unwavering focus on cultivating artists and hits, while also keeping the company nimble and innovative to keep pace with the ever-changing landscape of the music business. Sony Music’s roster of talent has grown with Doug’s direct involvement. Morris also restructured some of Sony Music’s key labels to better position them in today’s market. He strengthened the company through innovative partnerships with Ultra, Astronauts Wanted, andDisruptor Records. He also extended the company’s successful joint venture deal with Syco Entertainment in 2015. In addition, he was instrumental in Sony Music acquiring 100% of The Orchard, the world’s leading distribution platform serving independent labels. He also furthered Sony Music’s support of the growth and development of Vevo, the leading premium music video platform which he founded with Eric Schmidt in 2009. He is the only executive who has held the title of CEO of all three music majors, Warner Music Group, Universal Music Group, and currently, Sony Music Entertainment. He has worked with artists ranging from the Rolling Stonesto The Chainsmokers. Today, Sony Music includes Columbia, RCA, Epic, Legacy,Masterworks, Provident, Sony Music Nashville and other entities.
2017 Hall Of Fame Nominees Announced
The nominees for the 2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame were announced this morning, with a number of acts getting a nod for the first time. The nominees include Pearl Jam, Jane's Addiction, Tupac Shakur, Depeche Mode, Electric Light Orchestra, Janet Jackson, The Cars, Journey and Yes. Also nominated for induction next year are The Zombies, Bad Brains, Chaka Khan, Chic, J. Geils Band, Joan Baez, MC5, Kraftwerk, Steppenwolf and Joe Tex. This marks the first time that Pearl Jam, Depeche Mode, Jane's Addiction, Tupac, ELO, Journey, Bad Brains, Joan Baez and Steppenwolf have been nominated. This is also the first year of eligibility for Pearl Jam and Tupac.
Music fans can vote online at www.rockhall.com for their choices, with the top five vote getters comprising a "fan's ballot" which counts as one ballot towards the total voting. Over 800 artists, music historians and industry insiders make up the voting body for the Rock Hall of Fame. The inductees will be announced this December. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2017 Inductions will be held at Barclays Center in Brooklyn in April 2017. HBO will also once again broadcast the ceremony.
Suzanne Vega Lover Beloved: Songs From An Evening With Carson McCullers
Various The Musical Mojo of Dr. John: A Celebration of Mac & His Music
Hope Sandoval And The Warm Inventions Until the Hunter
Regina Spektor Remember Us To Life
Peter Gabriel Single Only-Peter Gabriel
Head and the Heart Signs Of Light
Norah Jones Day Breaks
St. Paul and the … Sea of Noise
Angel Olsen My Woman
Dawes We're All Gonna Die
Father John Misty Single Only-Father …
Warpaint Heads Up
Shovels & Rope Little Seeds
Avett Brothers True Sadness
Jon Zellner EVP/Programming Operations iHeartMedia