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  1. How a Slew Of New Reporters Got To Top 40

    November 07, 2012 2:00 PM EST Format booms are often propelled by a hot body of music, but they don't always start that way. CBS launched Mike Joseph¹s Hot Hits format on WCAU-FM Philadelphia in September 1981--hardly a great time for top 40 music. WCAU¹s success prompted ...

  2. Why Radio Continues To Mine Adele's '21' for Hits Without Columbia Records' Help

    August 01, 2012 2:32 PM EDT Fan generated art for non-existant Adele singles. As sales for Adele's "21" continue at extraordinarily lofty levels, radio is digging into the album to find more hits, even though Columbia Records is not officially promoting any fu ...

  3. Jason Aldean's 'Take a Little Ride' Bound for Big Chart Debut

    July 19, 2012 8:37 PM EDT Jason Aldean is on track to shake up Billboard's charts next week, as his new single "Take a Little Ride" is selling big and making waves on the radio. Industry sources suggest that it may sell more than 200,000 downloads by July 22 ...

  4. Tributes For Donna Summer: Questlove, Nile Rodgers, Sheila E., George Clinton, More React

    May 17, 2012 1:00 PM EDT Donna Summer died this morning after a battle with cancer at the age of 63. Her fantastic success as the 'Queen of Disco' saw her hit the Billboard Hot 100 32 times, including 14 No. 1 hits. Tributes have been coming in from the music co ...

  5. Backbeat: Faith Hill, Eli Young Band, David Nail Rock CRS 2012's Final Day

    February 25, 2012 3:47 PM EST The 2012 CRS New Faces line-up. The final day of Country Radio Seminar (CRS) 2012 featured a variety of panels and events and capped by the annual New Faces Show, which showcased young artists trying to make themselves known at radio. The morning ...

  6. Business Matters: Why Spotify Shouldn't Worry About Turning A Profit Right Now

    August 29, 2011 10:31 PM EDT Why Spotify Shouldn't Worry About Turning A Profit Right Now -- Did Spotify make a profit in 2010? It's a nice question, but ultimately one that doesn't matter much. The company is growing quickly and it no doubt has enough capital ...

  7. Expanded 'O Brother, Where Art Thou?' Soundtrack Arriving Aug. 16

    June 09, 2011 8:47 PM EDT An expanded edition of "O Brother, Where Art Thou?," the biggest-selling soundtrack of the last decade, will be released Aug. 16. A two-CD set from UMe, the deluxe edition includes 13 songs recorded during original sessions for the film ...

  8. 'American Idol' -- Reteamed With AEG -- Announces Season 10 Tour Dates

    April 28, 2011 9:53 PM EDT "American Idol" season 10 is gearing up to take the show on the road this summer. The "American Idols Live!" tour kicks off July 6 in West Valley City, Utah and will hit 45 dates before wrapping up September 9, in Rochester, N. ...

  9. Country Briefs: EMI, CRB, Mark Chesnutt, Marty Stuart and more

    March 31, 2010 12:00 AM EDT - EMI Records Nashville added three staffers: Chuck Swaney (director of promotion, mid/southwest), Trudie Daniell (director of promotion, southeast) and Ron Bradley (director of promotion, West Coast). They will report to both senior VP of promoti ...

  10. Motley Crue Gears Up For North American Tour

    November 14, 2008 12:00 AM EST Mötley Crüe will follow up this past summer's Crüe Fest amphitheater tour with a North American arena trek, beginning Feb. 2, 2009, at Cox Arena in San Diego and wrapping March 18 at the Cumberland County Civic Center in Portland, Maine. Alon ...

  11. EverGreen Acquires Sidney Lawrence Catalog

    October 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT EverGreen Copyrights has acquired the Sidney Lawrence back catalog from veteran bluegrass songwriter/performer Sidney Cox. As part of the deal, EverGreen will administer the songs and additionally signed Cox to a publishing deal for new works goin ...

  12. Univision Taps Joanne Lynch as President of TV Station Group

    August 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Univision Communications moved quickly to name a new president of its 63-station Television Group. On Monday, the Spanish-language broadcaster named Joanne Lynch to replace Terry Mackin, who exited suddenly last week after a brief five-month run. ...

  13. Gordy, Jimmy Jam Honored For Accomplishments

    February 08, 2008 12:00 AM EST In honor of their industry accomplishments, Motown Records founder/chairman Berry Gordy Jr. and award-winning songwriter/producer Jimmy Jam were saluted during a luncheon today (Feb. 8). Presented by Universal/Motown, EMI and a new consortium name ...

  14. Report: Apple Readies HD Radio Push

    December 28, 2007 12:00 AM EST According to a story at iLounge.com, an independent provider of information about all things iPod- and iPhone-related, Apple plans a push during the Macworld Expo event in San Francisco next month for HD Radio-equipped boom boxes that have iPod do ...

  15. Film & TV Conference: Reilly Does Cox For 'Walk Hard'

    November 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT John C. Reilly gives voice to 50 years worth of popular music in the upcoming film "Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox," which was written and produced by Judd Apatow and directed by Jake Kasdan. It opens Dec. 21 in U.S. theaters. Reilly's to ...

  16. SoCal Fires Continue To Affect Concerts

    October 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT After a five-day battle, firefighters today (Oct. 25) gained the upper hand on most of Southern California's wildfires, but concerts in the region continue to be affected. In addition to the many concerts that have already been canceled and/o ...

  17. Wildfires Disrupt SoCal Concert Biz

    October 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT While more than a dozen wildfires burned from the Mexican border to Los Angeles today (Oct. 23), many concerts throughout the area have been canceled or postponed. At press time, Los Angeles-based concert promoters AEG Live (and subsidiary Goldenv ...

  18. HD Radio Streams To Get iTunes Tags

    October 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Radio conglomerates CBS Radio, Clear Channel, Cumulus, Cox, Entercom and Great Media are all in the process of implementing the new iTunes tagging feature to their HD radio streams. The technology, unveiled early last month, allows HD radio listen ...

  19. Concert.TV Taps Reich As VP Of Programming

    August 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Concert.TV, a digital media network committed to live music performances and documentaries, has named Scott Reich VP of programming. Based in New York, Reich will report to Concert.TV co-founder/president Michael Shimbo and co-founder/CEO Jeff Shu ...

  20. Van Halen Tour Kicking Off In Late September

    August 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The first leg of Van Halen's long-awaited reunion tour with frontman David Lee Roth will kick off Sept. 27 in Charlotte, N.C., and run through Dec. 11 in Calgary, Alberta. Tickets for the trek, announced today at a Los Angeles media gathering ...

  21. Update: AEG Live Opens San Diego Office

    July 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT AEG Live is setting up shop in San Diego, opening a regional office that will be led by Steve Redfearn and John Wojas, formerly of San Diego-based independent promoter Viejas Entertainment. With its new presence in San Diego, AEG Live will book sh ...

  22. The Cure Touring North America, Wrapping New CD

    June 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT With a new Suretone/Geffen album arriving sometime this fall, the Cure will hit the Road in North America for month-long tour beginning Sept. 13 in Tampa, Fla. Tickets begin going on sale June 28. 65 Days Of Static will open. The Cure's prese ...

  23. Sanz U.S. Trek Postponed

    May 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Alejandro Sanz' "El Tren de los Momentos" U.S. tour has been postponed until November, a spokeswoman for Sanz tells Billboard.biz. The first U.S. leg had been scheduled to begin at Las Vegas' Palms Casino June 6, with 15 states ...

  24. Concert.TV Launches News Division

    May 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Concert.TV, a digital media network committed to live music performances and documentaries, has expanded its reach with the launch of a news division. Concert.TV News coverage will include major festivals and tours throughout the year, including r ...

  25. EMI Settles Pay-For-Play Probe

    June 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Became the fourth and final major to do so. EMI today (June 15) became the fourth and final major label to settle with the state of New York over alleged radio pay-for-play violations, investigated by New York State attorney general Eliot Spitzer. ...

  26. UMG Settles Pay-For-Play Probe

    May 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The third and largest settlement with majors. Universal Music Group today (May 11) became the third major label to settle with the state of New York over alleged radio pay-for-play violations, investigated by New York State attorney general Eliot ...

  27. 100s Of Radio Stations Marked In Payola Probe

    February 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST Hundreds of radio stations are under intense scrutiny by the FCC for their alleged involvement in payola scams in an investigation that commissioner Jonathan Adelstein calls "potentially the most wide Hundreds of radio stations are under inte ...

  28. ABC News: Payola Probe Shifts To Radio

    February 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST Report looks at nine radio groups. ABC News will air an in-depth “Primetime” report Thursday evening (Feb. 9) on New York State attorney general Eliot Spitzer’s investigation into the alleged participation in payola by nine of the nation's ra ...

  29. MySpace On Board For NIN Tour

    September 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Queens of the Stone Age supporting. Social networking Web site MySpace.com has entered into its largest tour sponsorship yet after signing on today (Sept. 27) as the title sponsor to this fall's Nine Inch Nails/Queens of the Stone Age tour. A ...

  30. MySpace On Board For NIN Tour

    September 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Queens of the Stone Age supporting. Social networking Web site MySpace.com has entered into its largest tour sponsorship yet after signing on today (Sept. 27) as the title sponsor to this fall's Nine Inch Nails/Queens of the Stone Age tour. A ...

  31. Daddy Yankee Sets U.S. Tour

    July 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Stint includes five stops in Latin America. Reggaetón star Daddy Yankee is set to announce his "Who's Your Daddy" tour at a press conference tomorrow (July 27) in New York City. The jaunt, presented by C árdenas Marketing Network, w ...

  32. Report: Disney Radio Considering 'Reverse Morris Trust'

    July 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Goldman Sachs reportedly retained to explore possible sale. No, it's not an intricate new dive you'll be seeing at the summer Olympics. It is, however, a tricky financial maneuver that could spell the Walt Disney's Company's ex ...

  33. Indie Promoters Target Universal

    May 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Two independent radio promoters are targeting Universal Music Group, charging the label group, Universal Records and two promotion executives with racketeering, fraud and breach of contract. NEW YORK -- Two independent radio promoters are targetin ...

  34. This Week's Top Stories

    March 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST <UL><LI>Behind the Deal: Licensing, Tracking and Paying Royalties for Recorded Music</LI> <LI>Financier Suing Ovitz Over '98 Business-Venture Deal</LI> <LI>Cox Subpoenaed In Spitzer Payola Probe</LI> ...

  35. Case Summary: The Sixth Circuit Embraces Copyright's 'Complete Preemption'

    February 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Kid Rock knocked a 4-year-old lawsuit out of a Michigan court Jan. 11 and set some legal precedent along the way. Kid Rock knocked a 4-year-old lawsuit out of a Michigan court Jan. 11 and set some legal precedent along the way. Promoter Alvin Will ...

  36. HOB's Wojas Joins Viejas

    December 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST John Wojas, formerly VP for House of Blues Concerts in San Diego, has joined Viejas Entertainment, based in nearby La Mesa, Calif., in a move that could heat up the promoter competition in the market. John Wojas, formerly VP for House of Blues Con ...

  37. Music Choice To Bow On-Demand Videos Service

    November 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music Choice is developing a new music-videos-on-demand service that cable service providers including Comcast will make available to their digital cable subscribers over the next year. Music Choice is developing a new music-videos-on-demand servi ...

  38. Bon Jovi To Kick Off HDTV Concert Series

    October 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Samsung Electronics America has teamed with the cable industry's OnlyCableCan marketing initiative to launch a new concert series, "INHD's Center Stage," on the high-definition cable network INHD and Samsung Electronics America ...

  39. Sanctuary Group Names Commercial Director

    April 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT London based independent Sanctuary Group plc has appointed Simon Cox group commercial director. London based independent Sanctuary Group plc has appointed Simon Cox group commercial director. A chartered accountant, Cox has more than 20 years' ...

  40. HOB Names San Diego VP

    February 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST Chris Moore has been named VP of talent for House of Blues Concerts in San Diego. Chris Moore has been named VP of talent for House of Blues Concerts in San Diego. Reporting to Alex Hodges, executive VP of HOB talent, Moore will oversee buying act ...