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  1. Scott Shannon on His Move to NYC's WCBS-FM: 'It's a Great Situation'

    February 26, 2014 8:00 AM EST Legendary NYC radio jock Scott Shannon resurfaces at NYC's WCBS-FM not long after bidding farewell to his longtime home at WPLJ.   Not long after sharing an on-air goodbye with 23-year “Scott & Todd Morning Show” co-host Todd Pettingill o ...

  2. Cumulus Shares 9 Percent Rise on Quarterly Results

    February 18, 2014 6:46 PM EST Shares of Cumulus Media surged 9 percent on Tuesday after the nation's second-largest owner-operator of radio stations said quarterly net revenue rose 5 percent to $275.5 million. Stripping out acquisitions of Townsquare and Westwood One, whi ...

  3. Business Matters: Free Music Marches Onward

    October 03, 2013 5:24 PM EDT Rdio’s announcement Thursday that its app users can enjoy free radio shows free music is an powerful force. From YouTube, the world’s biggest jukebox, to freemium subscription services and Apple’s free-of-charge iTunes Radio, digital music servi ...

  4. Morning Fix: P!nk Named Billboard's 2013 Woman of the Year; Rdio Partners With Cumulus Media; Maroon 5 Sign to Kobalt

    September 16, 2013 5:45 AM EDT Get the Morning Fix Delivered To Your Inbox HERE P!NK NAMED BILLBOARD'S 2013 WOMAN OF THE YEAR P!nk has been named Billboard's Woman of the Year and will be honored at the 2013 Billboard Women in Music event on Dec. 10 in New York City ...

  5. Rdio Partners With Cumulus Media (Report)

    September 15, 2013 10:49 PM EDT On-demand music service Rdio and broadcast radio network Cumulus Media have entered into a partnership that will provide Rdio reach and resources and give Cumulus an additional online platform for its content.   The deal, first revealed by the ...

  6. Cumulus Media to Acquire Radio Syndicator Dial Global

    August 30, 2013 11:56 AM EDT Cumulus Media, America's second-largest operator of radio stations after ClearChannel, has announced it will acquire Dial Global, one of the largest syndicators of radio programming. The acquisition, for which Cumulus Media paid $260 millio ...

  7. Cumulus Media, Dick Clark Productions Announce Content Partnership for American Music Awards, Billboard Music Awards

    August 07, 2013 8:00 AM EDT Cumulus Media Networks, which boasts more than 5,500 affiliate radio stations, and production company Dick Clark Productions, have partnered to create original radio and digital content opportunities around the upcoming American Music Awards and ...

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

    March 26, 2013 5:05 PM EDT 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 executives united in the name of charity – and b ...

  9. Cumulus Launches First Country Station in New York City Since 1996

    January 21, 2013 1:36 PM EST After a lengthy period of format stunting that included simulcasting Hot AC WPLJ, Cumulus Media has launched a country format called Nash-FM on the 94.7 frequency in New York. Cumulus acquired the station, WFME, from Family Stations, a nonprofit C ...

  10. Business Matters: The Good and Bad of Nielsen's Acquisition of Arbitron

    December 18, 2012 9:30 PM EST Nielsen, the company best known in the music industry for tracking music sales, will soon measure just about every bit of major media Americans consume. Announced Tuesday morning, the $1.26 billion acquisition of Arbitron combines the leader in U. ...

  11. Cumulus and Townsquare Swap 65 Radio Stations

    April 30, 2012 12:17 PM EDT Cumulus Media announced today that it plans to sell 55 stations in 11 different markets to Townsquare Media. In return the company is receiving 10 stations in two markets and $166 million in cash. The biggest market Cumulus is exiting is Killeen-T ...

  12. Cumulus and Nielsen Announce Expanded Relationship With Music Monitoring and Research Services

    April 18, 2012 2:00 AM EDT Cumulus Media and Nielsen today announced that the two companies are expanding their relationship to include Cumulus stations using Nielsen's Broadcast Data Systems, a music monitoring service, in addition to sales representation Nielsen Broa ...

  13. Billboard Power 100: Lewis W. Dickey, Jr.

    January 27, 2012 10:00 AM EST No. 31 Lewis W. Dickey, Jr. Chairman/President/CEO Cumulus Media Twitter: @CumulusSales Using Heritage to Cumulus' Benefit... As America's second-largest radio station operator, boasting 570 outlets in 150 markets, Cumulus Media lays cla ...

  14. Billboard Power 100: Jan Jeffries

    January 26, 2012 10:13 PM EST No. 52 Jan Jeffries Senior VP of Programming Cumulus Media Localism = Radio Ratings... Jan Jeffries rose to his current position overseeing Cumulus' music programming in all formats in 2007. Without Jeffries' approval no song is added to ...

  15. Business Matters: Is Internet Radio A Substitute For Radio?

    January 13, 2012 6:35 PM EST Pandora and Spotify Face Different Issues In Getting Music Rights Let's revisit this statement in 10 or 20 years: Streaming music services such as Pandora and Spotify are "not radio substitutes any more than your Walkman, CD collection o ...

  16. Jim Ladd 'Stunned' at Being Let Go From KLOS; Freeform DJ Inspired Tom Petty's 'Last DJ'

    October 27, 2011 10:25 AM EDT Layoffs hit the radio industry hard on Wednesday as reports emerged that Clear Channel was letting go hundreds of employees in small to mid-sized markets in favor of "Premium Choice" content; format-specific programming syndicated to sta ...

  17. Business Matters: Dark Monday for Music and Entertainment Stocks

    August 08, 2011 10:03 PM EDT Dark Monday for Music and Entertainment Stocks -- A number of investment bank stocks declined sharply Monday after S&P downgraded the U.S. late Friday. The Dow Jones index dropped 5.55% to 10.809.85. The S&P 500 sank an ominous 6.66% to 1, ...

  18. Web Trends: Miley Cyrus, Michael Jackson, Rage Against The Machine and more

    October 11, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Google Trends (As of 4PM): 12. "Who Owns My Heart" video "Who Owns My Heart" is a new video from Miley Cyrus. Digg Music News/Videos 24 Hours: 1. Four Bands That Need to Break Up 2. Michael Jackson Scarecrows Pop Up In Taiwan 3 ...

  19. Business Matters: Vivendi, Stock Watch, Seeqpod

    August 31, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Opinion and analysis of the day's music business news. VIVENDI MERGER? -- Canal Plus, the cable division of media giant Vivendi, may merge with France Telecom subsidiary Orange, according to reports in France. A merger would end competition b ...

  20. Web Trends: Miley Cyrus, Sam Cooke, Katy Perry and more

    June 22, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Google Trends (as of 4pm) 8. Rolling Stone A profile on General McChrystal published in Rolling Stone Magazine is generating interest online. Youtube Most Viewed Today 1. Miley Cyrus - Party In The U.S.A. MuchMusic Awards 2010 2. Dunga xinga jorna ...

  21. Web Trends: Vanessa Carlton, Lady Gaga, Eminem, K'naan and more

    June 21, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Google Trends (as of 4pm) 4. Vanessa Carlton Singer Vanessa Carlton reportedly declared herself a "proud bisexual woman" for the first time in front of a crowd at the Nashville Pride Festival at which she was headlining. 11. Lady Gaga Ya ...

  22. Web Trends: Justin Bieber, Orange Caramel, Lady Gaga and more

    June 18, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Music terms on Google Trends (as of 4pm) *No trending music search terms at this time* Youtube Most Viewed Today 1. Justin Bieber - Somebody To Love Remix ft. Usher 2. Sing Talk (Tik Tok Parody) 3. Orange Caramel - Magic Girl MV 4. Somebody To Lov ...

  23. Web Trends: Katy Perry, 2Pac, Shakira, Roger Waters and more

    June 17, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Google Trends (as of 5pm) *No trending music search terms at this time* Youtube Most Viewed Today 1. Katy Perry ft. Snoop Dogg "California Gurls" Official Music Video HD 2. Toyz Noize 3. SEOTAIJI - HUMAN DREAM "SEOTAIJI VERSION" ...

  24. Web Trends: Tupac, Eminem, OK Go, Lil Wayne and more

    June 16, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Google Trends (as of 4pm) 17. Tupac Quotes Today marks the birthday of the late Tupac Shakur. Youtube Most Viewed Today 1. Eminem Feat. Rihanna - Love The Way You Lie *Blocked by UMG on copyright grounds* 2. T.O.P - Turn It Up 3. Eminem x Rihanna ...

  25. Web Trends: Drake, John Fogerty, Miley Cyrus, Lady Gaga and more

    June 15, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Google Trends (as of 4pm) *No trending music search terms at this time* Youtube Music Most Viewed Today 1. Here Comes My Baby 2. The "Lemonade" Slumber Party 3. Szajka CeZika i polska muzyka 4. Eminem Feat. Rihanna - Love The Way You Lie ...

  26. Web Trends: Bank Atlantic, Jimmy Dean, Pink Floyd and more

    June 14, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Music terms on Google Trends (as of 4pm) 4. Bank Atlantic Roger Waters "The Wall Live" has added an additional night due to high demand, now performing back to back at the BankAtlantic Center on Nov. 13 and 14. 5. Jimmy Dean Donna Meade ...

  27. Web Trends: Justin Bieber, Usher, Jason Derulo and more

    June 11, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Google Trends (as of 4pm) *No trending music search terms at this time* Youtube Music Most Viewed Today 1. Eminem Feat. Rihanna - Love The Way You Lie 2. Eminem - Love The Way You Lie feat. Rihanna 3. Usher 'OMG' Live at SummerTime Ball ...

  28. Web Trends: Eminem, Miley Cyrus, Lloyd Banks, Gorillaz and more

    June 10, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Music terms on Google Trends (as of 11am) *No trending music search terms at this time* Youtube Music Most Viewed Today 1. Eminem Feat. Rihanna - Love The Way You Lie 2. Miley Cyrus Can't Be Tamed 3D Katy Perry California Girls Music Video Ly ...

  29. Web Trends: Shania Twain, Paramore, Waka Waka and More

    June 09, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Music terms on Google Trends (as of 4pm) 3. Frédéric Thiébaud Shania Twain, whose divorce from Robert "Mutt" Lange finalizes this week, was seen with Frédéric Thiébaud at the Swiss Red Cross Ball on May 29. Youtube Music Most Viewed Toda ...

  30. Web Trends: Lollapalooza, Lady Gaga, Marvin Isley and More

    June 08, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Music terms on Google Trends (as of 4pm) 2. Lollapalooza 2010 Lineup The 2010 Lollapalooza Lineup was announced today with headliners Lady Gaga, Green Day and Soundgarden as well as Cypress Hill, Erykah Badu, Devo, Drive-By Truckers, Blues Travele ...

  31. Web Trends: Tom Cruise, Jennifer Lopez, Dizzee Rascal, Shakira and More

    June 07, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Google Trends (as of 4pm) 2. Tom Cruise and Jennifer Lopez Tom Cruise reprised his Tropic Thunder character, movie exec Less Grossman, for a hip-hop dance routine with Jennifer Lopez at the MTV Movie Awards. Youtube Music Most Viewed Today 1.  ...

  32. Web Trends: 'Get Him To The Greek,' Kanye West, Justin Bieber and More

    June 04, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Google Trends (as of 4 p.m.) 13. Get Him To The Greek Review Get Him To The Greek, which reprises Russell Brand's character Aldous Snow from Forgetting Sarah Marshall released in theaters today. Youtube Music Most Viewed Today 1. Lady Gaga - ...

  33. Web Trends: Lady Gaga, Eurovision, Bono, 'American Idol' and more

    June 03, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Music terms on Google Trends (as of 4pm) *No trending music terms at this time* Youtube Music Most Viewed Today 1. Lady Gaga - Alejandro (Teaser) 2. Sexion D'assaut 3. Taylor Swift & Carrie Duel Lady Gaga Telephone Alejandro Music Video C ...

  34. Web Trends: Mariah Carey, Lady Gaga, Kylie Minogue and more

    June 02, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Music terms on Google Trends (as of 4pm) 8. Drake Thank Me Later Leak Drake's upcoming release "Thank Me Later" has seen more tracks leaked to the internet this week. 17. Mariah Carey Pregnant Rumors that Mariah Carey and husband Ni ...

  35. Web Trends: Ray Stevens, Outside Lands 2010, Kings of Leon and More

    June 01, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Music terms on Google Trends (as of 4pm) 6. Ray Stevens Country singer-songwriter Ray Stevens is garnering attention for a video that takes on the immigration issues in Arizona. 8. Outside Lands 2010 Lineup The lineup for the 2010 Oustide Lands mu ...

  36. Web Trends: 50 Cent, Janet Jackson, Greyson Chance, Gorillaz and More

    May 27, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Music terms on Google Trends (as of 4pm) 6. 50 Cent Weight Loss Pictures Rapper 50 Cent lost a shocking 50 pounds as part of his role as a cancer patient in "Things Fall Apart." 15. Janet Jackson on American Idol Janet Jackson, Joe Cocke ...

  37. Web Trends: 'American Idol,' Drake, Avenged Sevenfold and More

    May 26, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Google Trends (as of 4pm) 10. Who Will Win American Idol 2010 The performance finale of American Idol took place Tuesday night, votes will be tallied to determine the winner tonight. Youtube Music Most Viewed Today 1. Justin Bieber ft Soulja Boy - ...

  38. Web Trends: Bono, 360 Tour, Slipknot, Miley Cyrus and More

    May 25, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Music terms on Google Trends (as of 4pm) 12. U2 360 Tour Irish arena rockers U2 have postponed their 2010 tour as singer Bono recovers from a back injury. 18. Slipknot Bassist Dead Slipknot bassist Paul Dedrick Gray was found dead in an Iowa hotel ...

  39. Web Trends: Led Zeppelin, Axl Rose, Suge Knight and More

    May 24, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Google Trends (as of 4pm) None Youtube Music Most Viewed Today 1. Soulja Boy feat. Justin Bieber - Rich Girl 2. Justin Bieber ft Soulja Boy - Rich Girl ( Full Version ) + Lyrics New Song 2010 3. Farma 2010 23.05 Odlazak Juice 4. Twilight Eclipse M ...

  40. Web Trends: Bret Michaels, Justin Bieber, Travis Barker and More

    May 21, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Google Trends (as of 4pm) 17. Bret Michaels Back in Hospital Poison singer Bret Michaels, who just recovered from a brain hemorrhage, has returned to the hospital after suffering a stroke. Doctors also discovered a hole in his heart which they say ...

  41. Web Trends: Suge Knight, Miley Cyrus, Axl Rose and More

    May 20, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Google Trends (as of 4pm) 5. Rio Tinto Stadium Paul McCartney will play his first concert ever in the state of Utah on July 13th at the Rio Tinto Stadium according to a Salt Lake City Tribune report. 16. Suge Knight Marion "Suge" Knight ...

  42. Web Trends: Yo Gabba Gabba Live, Avenged Sevenfold, Ke$ha and More

    May 19, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Music terms on Google Trends (as of 4pm) 6. Yo Gabba Gabba Live DJ Lance Rock and the cast of Nick Jr. show "Yo Gabba Gabba!" will begin a 60 city North American tour on August 27 at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts in Bethel, NY. Youtub ...

  43. Web Trends: Austin City Limits, Justin Bieber, Avenged Sevenfold and More

    May 18, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Music terms on Google Trends (as of 4pm) 17. Austin City Limits 2010 The 2010 Austin City Limits line-up has been unveiled and will feature performances from The Eagles, Muse, Phish, the Strokes and M.I.A. and others. Youtube Music Most Viewed Tod ...

  44. Web Trends: Ronnie James Dio, Lloyd Banks, Travie McCoy, And More

    May 17, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Music terms on Google Trends (as of 4 p.m.) *No trending music terms at this time* Youtube Music Most Viewed Today 1. Greyson Chance on Ellen! 2. Lloyd Banks - I Get Around (from 4-30-09 mixtape) HFM2 COMING SOON 3. ELENA KARLEUSA ARENA 15.MAJ. KO ...

  45. Web Trends: Nashville Rising, Miley Cyrus, Justin Bieber and More

    May 14, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Google Trends (as of 4pm) 3. Lena Horne Funeral Legendary actress and jazz singer Lena Horne, known for hits like "Stormy Weather," died on Sunday in New York at the age of 92. 7. Nashville Rising "Nashville Rising" is benefit ...

  46. Web Trends: Lady Gaga, Drake, Jason Derulo and More

    May 13, 2010 12:00 AM EDT . Greyson Chance 18. 6th Grader Sings Lady Gaga A sixth grader named Greyson Michael Chance is quickly becoming a YouTube sensation with his piano rendition of Lady Gaga's "Paparazzi" and Bieber-inspired hairdo. Youtube Music Most ...

  47. Web Trends: Alicia Keys, Miley Cyrus, Trent Reznor and More

    May 12, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Google Trends (as of 4pm) 7. Miley Cyrus Lap Dance Video A video allegedly of a 16-year-old Miley Cyrus dancing with 44-year-old openly gay film producer Adam Shankman at a wrap party last summer is stirring some controversy after it was leaked on ...

  48. Web Trends: Drake, Jay Z, Rihanna and More

    May 11, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Google Trends (as of 4pm) 19. Drake Find Your Love Official Video The music video for Drake’s “Find Your Love” premiered on MTV and his October’s Very Own blog at midnight last night. "Find Your Love" is the second single off the rapper& ...

  49. Web Trends: Twitter Hacked, Lena Horne, Ke$ha and More

    May 10, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Google Trends (as of 4pm) 3. Twitter Hacked Twitter was alledgedly hacked earlier today by a Turkish heavy metal fan who discovered that typing "accept" followed by any username would cause that person to automatically follow you. The su ...

  50. Web Trends: John Rich, Miley Cyrus, Lady Gaga, Eminem and More

    May 07, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Music terms on Google Trends (as of 4pm) 4. John Rich Country star John Rich is offering a free download of his song "Lend a Hand" on his website. The song is dedicated to "the good people of Tennessee" in light of the recent f ...

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