Cumulus Media

  1. 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 ...

  2. Rdio Launches Free Internet Radio Service for Mobile in North America, Australia

    October 03, 2013 6:01 AM EDT Digital music service Rdio is launching its free Internet radio service in the U.S., Canada and Australia on Thursday. The move capitalizes on Rdio's tie-up with traditional radio station owner Cumulus Media and helps it compete with digita ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Perez Hilton, Billy Bush, Mario Lopez Lock Horns With Competing Nighttime Radio Shows

    May 14, 2012 5:05 PM EDT Depending on what city they live in, fans of nighttime radio and entertainment news could soon be able to choose between three shows featuring hosts from the world of syndicated television and celebrity gossip. Joining Dial Global's syndicate ...

  6. Tamiko Fletcher Named VP of Cumulus Network Operations

    May 10, 2012 3:41 PM EDT Cumulus Media Networks today announced the appointment of Tamiko Fletcher to Vice President of Network Operations. Fletcher will oversee the operational aspects of new program and service launches and assist Dennis Green, Senior Vice President of ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Web Trends: Bobby Brown Arrested

    March 27, 2012 5:01 PM EDT Google Trends: 1. bobby brown arrested-...self explanatory 2. tenacious d- released details about a new album, a new tour and released a new video Twitter Music Trend: 1. HappyBdayFergie-self explanatory Digg Music News/Video 24 Hours: 1. Sony Pic ...

  10. Web Trends: Listen to Rihanna's Remix of "Birthday Cake"

    February 23, 2012 5:43 PM EST Afternoon Trends - Thursday, January 26th Google Trends: 5. national enquirer - The National Enquirer has published a photo of Whitney Houston in a open coffin on this week's cover. Twitter Music Trend: There are no music trends at this time. ...

  11. Web Trends: Listen to Nicki Minaj's New Single

    February 14, 2012 4:53 PM EST NPR Music Most Viewed: 1. The Ballad Of The Tearful: Why Some Songs Make You Cry 2. First Listen: Grimes, 'Visions' 3. Dance Music Is Bringing The Diva Back 4. The Mix: Slow And Low Valentine Jams 5. First Listen: Sinead O'Connor, & ...

  12. 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 ...

  13. 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 ...

  14. Clear Channel, Cumulus Announce Streaming and Promotional Deal

    December 05, 2011 3:45 PM EST A surprising new alliance in the world of streaming radio was announced today as Clear Channel Radio and Cumulus Media Inc. revealed plans for the iHeartRadio.com digital platform to become the online home of audio streams from the 570 terrestrial ...

  15. Business Matters: Rock City Club Joins Long List of Services For Indie Musicians

    September 15, 2011 6:18 PM EDT Rock City Club Joins Long List of Services For Indie Musicians -- Rock City Club launched Thursday, making it the newest music service aimed at helping independent artists further their careers outside of the traditional music industry infrastruct ...

  16. Cumulus to Buy Radio Rival Citadel Broadcasting

    March 10, 2011 8:38 AM EST Cumulus Media is buying Citadel Broadcasting in a $1.7 billion deal that would unite two of the nation's largest radio station owners. Cumulus Media Inc. said Thursday it is paying $37 per share for Citadel Broadcasting Corp. Cumulus says the ...

  17. Web Trends: Juggalos Heading to HBO, Feline Hates Bieber, Slutwave

    January 18, 2011 12:00 AM EST Google Trends: There are no music trending topics at this time. Digg Music News/Video 24 Hours: 1. Cat Hates Justin Bieber (Video) 2. OMHolyWTF?!? Lady Gaga projected to make $100 million in 2011 3. "Juggalo News" Is Heading To HBO (Vid) ...

  18. Clear Channel Agrees To $18.7B Buyout

    November 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST Clear Channel Communications Inc., the nation's biggest radio station owner, said Thursday (Nov. 16) it has agreed to be taken private for about $18.7 billion by an investment group. Clear Channel Communications Inc., the nation's bigges ...

  19. Citadel Acquires ABC Radio

    February 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST New company third largest radio group in U.S. The Board of Directors of the Walt Disney Company and Citadel Broadcasting have approved a definitive agreement to combine ABC Radio with Citadel Broadcasting. The widely rumored merger, was finally un ...

  20. Cox Radio Becomes Second To Stop Reporting Adds

    February 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST Co. is industry's third largest in total revenue. Nine days after Cumulus Media announced it would stop reporting music adds to trade publications, another major broadcaster has followed suit. Billboard Radio Monitor has confirmed that Cox Ra ...

  21. R&R Suspends Cumulus Stations

    January 31, 2006 12:00 AM EST Group is second-largest U.S. radio company. Radio & Records has “temporarily suspended” all monitored Cumulus Media stations from all of its chart panels, the trade publication said in a notice on its Web site late last week. R&R has also ...

  22. Cumulus Stops Reporting Record Adds

    January 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST Group's portfolio includes over 300 stations. There will be no more weekly reports on record adds from any of Cumulus Media’s portfolio of more than 300 radio stations. The group’s EVP John Dickey tells Billboard.biz he will no longer report ...

  23. Source: Citadel, Entercom Final Bidders For ABC

    December 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST Cumulus, Cumulus Media Partners eliminated. Entercom Communications and Citadel Broadcasting are the two leading bidders for the radio assets of the Walt Disney Company, a source very close to the situation told Billboard.biz. Cumulus Media and of ...

  24. Cumulus, Investors Buy Susquehanna For $1.2 Billion

    October 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST Deal expected to close in the first half of 2006. With financial backing from three investment firms, Cumulus Media, radio's 11th largest radio group, is acquiring Susquehanna Radio for approximately $1.2 billion. To pull off the widely expec ...