Jessica Ettinger

Contributor

Backbeat: Steve Bartels, L.A. Reid, Tom Poleman, Alissa Pollack More at Taste of Hope Auction

Backbeat: Steve Bartels, L.A. Reid, Tom Poleman, Alissa Pollack More at Taste of Hope Auction

Old friends, old rivals, and new music: the buzz at the 7th annual Taste of Hope entertainment industry dinner held last Thursday at New York City’s Three Sixty was decidedly upbeat as major music execs united in the name of Taste of Hope cancer benefit charity. Here, Steve Bartels and Alissa Pollack hosted the night while Tom Poleman, LA Reid and and Mike McVay naming the artists they're most excited about.
Country Radio Seminar: Radio Pros and Attendees Attempt to Pick Some Hits

Country Radio Seminar: Radio Pros and Attendees Attempt to Pick Some Hits

During a panel discussion Friday billed as a “real life music meeting” at the Country Radio Seminar in Nashville, panelists and audience members listened to, and rated, ten new country singles. The goal was to choose which two you would add to your radio station’s playlist, and audience members got to join the discussion and play along to see how their choices stacked up with the panelists’.
Country Radio Seminar: Can Radio Capture Country Music's Unique, Emotional Connection with Listeners?

Country Radio Seminar: Can Radio Capture Country Music's Unique, Emotional Connection with Listeners?

Country music listeners connect deeply and emotionally with the songs they hear on country radio, but these listeners don’t always connect as deeply and emotionally with the radio stations that play them. This disconnect is one of the highlights of a new study that used video and lengthy, in-depth in-home interviews to capture country music listeners’ feelings about music and radio.

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