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  1. Boston Radio Again Transforms From Playing Music To Covering Tragic News

    April 19, 2013 3:07 PM EDT As on Monday, when bomb explosions killed three and injured more than 180, further violence spurs more continuous news coverage today. For the second time this week, tragically, Boston's FM radio dial has transformed essentially from an ou ...

  2. Boston Radio Provides Information, Comfort Following Marathon Tragedy

    April 16, 2013 5:43 PM EDT Sadly, it's in times of tragedy that live and local radio most often reinforces its value as a provider of information and comfort. Following yesterday's (April 15) tragic explosions during the 117th running of the Boston Marathon, w ...

  3. Country, AC Lead Music Formats at 2012 Marconi Awards

    September 21, 2012 11:55 AM EDT Dan Seeman, Vice President and Market Manager for Hubbard Adult Contemporary KSTP-FM (KS 95) Minneapolis (left) accepts the 2012 Marconi Award for Legendary Station of the Year from Gordon H. Smith, President and CEO of the National Association of ...

  4. Little Big Town Gets First No. 1 Single of Its Decade-Long Career -- From Fans, Not Radio

    July 12, 2012 5:33 PM EDT Harmony quartet Little Big Town first appeared on our charts in 2002. Thirteen radio singles and four albums later, fans -- not radio programmers -- give the vocal group its first No. 1 song, as "Pontoon" (Capitol Nashville) steps 2-1 wi ...

  5. The Joy (and Pain) of Radio-Station Christmas Shows

    December 07, 2011 6:15 AM EST With Thanksgiving in the rear-view mirror, it's time to turn our attention to another time-honored tradition: radio station Christmas shows. While most of the press coverage goes to the monstrous major market extravaganzas like the Jingle Bal ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Can Katy Perry Beat Michael Jackson's Hot 100 Record With A Sixth No. 1 Single?

    August 22, 2011 6:42 PM EDT After joining the King of Pop in making Billboard Hot 100 history , can Katy Perry do him one better? Perry last week became the first woman, and second artist overall after Jackson, in the 53-year history of the chart to send five songs from one ...

  8. Business Matters: As Pandora Stock Rises (Past Its IPO), How Does Its Market Value Compare to Peers?

    July 01, 2011 1:03 PM EDT As Pandora Stock Rises (Past Its IPO), How Does Its Market Value Compare to Peers? -- Pandora Media's turbulent stock market ride continues this week as shares of the newly public company have risen over 50% primarily on speculation the compa ...

  9. Business Matters: TargetSpot, Largest Online Radio Ad Network, Raises $8 Million; Flying Lotus' Cool New Technology

    January 12, 2011 12:00 AM EST TargetSpot, Largest Online Radio Ad Network, Raises $8 Million -- Online radio ad provider Targetspot has raised $8 million from Union Square Ventures, Bain Capital Ventures, CBS Radio and Milestone Venture Partners. The company boasts the largest ...

  10. Business Matters: Veritix, Ghostly

    November 11, 2010 12:00 AM EST Opinion and analysis of the day's music news. Veritix's $100 Million -- Ticketing continues to heat up. Veritix has taken out a five-year, $100 million line of credit to better compete with the resources of Ticketmaster. Put simply, some ...

  11. Feds Fine Univision $1 Million In Payola Case

    July 26, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The Federal Communications Commission and the Justice Department have together fined Univision Radio and the now-defunct Univision Music Group $1 million to resolve payola-related allegations, the government agencies announced today. The FCC and J ...

  12. Future of Music Coalition Reports Grim Airplay Data

    April 29, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The Future of Music Coalition has released a report detailing the grim state of indie airplay on commercial radio stations. The data, drawn from Mediaguide playlists for seven specific music formats (AC, Urban AC, Active Rock, Country, CHR Pop, Tr ...

  13. Clear Channel, Katz Team For Online Offering

    July 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Clear Channel Radio has teamed with Katz Media Group to create a behemoth online radio network that combines the two companies' affiliates with various independent Internet stations. The Katz Online Network, as it is called, will facilitate a ...

  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. 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 ...

  16. Senator Seeks Reassurances From Radio Heads On Payola

    July 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Sen. Russ Feingold is growing concerned about radio's enforcement of anti-payola policies agreed to in the FCC consent decree in April, and wants to know what the four biggest broadcast groups are doing to enforce the rules. In a particularly ...

  17. FMC: Clear Channel Asking Artists To Sign Away Digital Royalties

    June 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Future of Music Coalition says Clear Channel, in accepting music submissions from artists for possible play on the air and online, is forcing "local and independent artists to give up hard-won performance royalties as a condition for cons ...

  18. A2IM Discloses Radio Rules Of Engagement

    March 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST The American Association of Independent Music (A2IM), the trade group that, as previously reported, secured commitments from Clear Channel, CBS Radio, Citadel and Entercom to adhere to a set of radio Rules of Engagement, as well as blocks of progr ...

  19. Entercom Shuffles KXBT To Univision

    February 23, 2007 12:00 AM EST After weeks of rumors, it's confirmed -- Entercom is spinning off rhythmic KXBT (the Beat 104.3)/Austin to Univision, who will take control of the signal on Monday, Feb. 26. Billboard.biz hears that Univision will flip the station to regional ...

  20. CBS Radio Settles Payola Allegations

    October 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Company to pay $2 million. New York State Attorney General Eliot Spitzer Thursday (Oct. 19) revealed a settlement with CBS Radio, Inc. in his office's ongoing investigations into payola in the music business. Under the terms of the settlement ...

  21. Payola Clarified At Conclave Radio Confab

    July 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT There was no more compelling sign of how times have changed in the radio and record businesses than the moment an attendee of last week's Conclave radio conference addressed one of the chief architect There was no more compelling sign of how ...

  22. Anonymous Spitzer Letter Riles Up The Row

    April 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT An anonymous letter sent to New York state attorney general Eliot Spitzer has ruffled feathers in the country music industry. The letter, signed "some very concerned music industry professionals," acc An anonymous letter sent to New York ...

  23. FCC On Payola: 'No Wrist Slaps'

    March 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST Adelstein weighs in on lawsuit against Entercom. Adelstein weighs in on lawsuit against Entercom. News ...

  24. FCC On Payola: 'No Wrist Slaps'

    March 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST Adelstein weighs in on lawsuit against Entercom. FCC Commissioner Jonathan Adelstein weighed in with a warning that the Commission is serious about prosecuting broadcasters who violate payola regulations. “We can’t let any violators get away with ...

  25. Entercom: Court Will Fairly Resolve Claims

    March 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST 'We have firm policies prohibiting payola...' Entercom said in a statement this morning it is confident a court will "fully and fairly" resolve the claims of payola leveled against the radio group by New York State attorney gen ...

  26. HD Ad Campaign Hits 28 Radio Markets

    February 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST Spots scheduled for more than 250 stations. The initial phase of a $200 million ad campaign intended to accelerate the adoption of HD radio begins this week in 28 markets. Thirty- and 15-second spots promoting the benefits of HD radio are schedule ...

  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. Entercom Reveals HD2 Plans

    January 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST Entercom will soon be launching HD2 side channels in stations in Boston, Seattle, Indianapolis, Portland, Ore., and Wichita, Kan. Unlike other members of the HD Alliance, however, Entercom isn’t say Entercom will soon be launching HD2 side channel ...

  30. Entercom Reveals HD2 Plans

    January 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST Side channels launching in five markets. Entercom will soon be launching HD2 side channels in stations in Boston, Seattle, Indianapolis, Portland, Ore., and Wichita, Kan. Unlike other members of the HD Alliance, however, Entercom isn’t saying whic ...

  31. Roth, Carolla Make Debuts As Stern Replacements

    January 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST Kimmel joined Carolla for most of maiden show. Former Van Halen frontman David Lee Roth made his fulltime radio debut Tuesday morning on CBS-owned WFNY New York, simulcast on co-owned KLLI Dallas, WYSP Philadelphia, WBCN Boston, WRKZ Pittsburgh, W ...

  32. Eight Radio Groups Form HD Alliance

    December 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST Includes Clear Channel, Entercom, Infinity. Includes Clear Channel, Entercom, Infinity. News ...

  33. Eight Radio Groups Form HD Alliance

    December 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST Includes Clear Channel, Entercom, Infinity. Recognizing it needs to move more aggressively in the face of competitive digital threats, eight of radio's largest companies came together Tuesday morning (Dec. 6) to unveil an alliance to put HD d ...

  34. Warner Agrees To Payola Settlement

    November 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Warner Music Group has become the second major label company to settle with New York attorney general Eliot Spitzer's office in its ongoing payola investigation. Warner Music Group has become the second major label company to settle with New ...

  35. AG Filing Against Warner Music: Down And Dirty

    November 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Bribes included trips, tix, computers, TVs, iPods, etc. New York State Attorney General Eliot Spitzer's charges against Warner Music Group run along similar lines to those hefted against Sony BMG Music earlier this year: inappropriate lavish ...

  36. Warner Agrees To Payola Settlement

    November 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Warner Music Group has become the second major label company to settle with New York attorney general Eliot Spitzer's office in its ongoing payola investigation. Warner Music Group has become the second major label company to settle with New ...

  37. New Orleans Radio Unites To Keep News On Air

    September 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Broadcasting alliance vows to keep city informed. Radio broadcasters in and around New Orleans are uniting to keep the city, and the world, informed of what's really happening right now in the ravaged city. It's a joint effort with a pro ...

  38. FCC Chairman Calls For Federal Payola Investigation

    August 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Under pressure to act upon payola allegations uncovered in the wake of Sony BMG Music Entertainment's settlement with New York state Attorney General Eliot Spitzer, Federal Communications Commission c NEW YORK -- Under pressure to act upon pa ...

  39. FCC Chairman Calls For Federal Payola Investigation

    August 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Evidence of violations will bring 'swift action.' Under pressure to act upon payola allegations uncovered in the wake of Sony BMG Music Entertainment’s settlement with New York state Attorney General Eliot Spitzer, Federal Communications ...

  40. FCC Chairman Calls For Federal Payola Investigation

    August 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Evidence of violations will bring 'swift action.' Under pressure to act upon payola allegations uncovered in the wake of Sony BMG Music Entertainment’s settlement with New York state Attorney General Eliot Spitzer, Federal Communications ...

  41. Payola Probe Fallout Begins

    August 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer creates some waves as he settled the state's payola probe against Sony BMG Music Entertainment. NEW YORK -- New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer has settled the state's payola probe against Sony ...

  42. Alleged Gifts To Radio: Trips, Electronics, Plasma TVs

    July 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Documents released as part of settlement. In black and white, New York state Attorney General office documents reveal numerous radio stations and programmers that are alleged to have accepted gifts, including electronics, vacations, airfare, hotel ...

  43. Clear Channel: "Allegations Will Be Fully Investigated"

    July 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Reiterates strict policies against payola. Apart from Clear Channel, the response from most radio groups that had been subpoenaed in the payola investigation by the New York State Attorney General was a resounding "no comment." "We ...

  44. Group Owners Mum On Sony BMG Settlement

    July 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Radio groups: 'no comment.' The response today from radio groups that had been subpoenaed in the payola investigation by the New York State Attorney General was a resounding "no comment." This morning (July 25), BillboardRadioM ...

  45. 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 ...

  46. N.Y. Subpoenas Sony BMG Execs In Radio Probe

    May 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sony Music Label Group U.S. president/CEO Don Ienner and at least a dozen other Sony BMG executives received subpoenas in recent weeks in New York's ongoing probe into radio promotion activities, sour NEW YORK -- Sony Music Label Group U.S. p ...

  47. N.Y. Subpoenas Sony BMG Execs In Radio Probe

    May 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sony Music Label Group U.S. president/CEO Don Ienner and at least a dozen other Sony BMG executives received subpoenas in recent weeks in New York's ongoing probe into radio promotion activities, sour Sony Music Label Group U.S. president/CEO ...

  48. N.Y. Subpoenas Sony BMG Execs In Radio Probe

    May 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sources confirm Ienner among those to be questioned. Sony Music Label Group U.S. president/CEO Don Ienner and at least a dozen other Sony BMG executives received subpoenas in recent weeks in New York’s ongoing probe into radio promotion activities ...

  49. Cox Subpoenaed In Spitzer Payola Probe

    March 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Cox Radio Inc., the No. 4 U.S. radio chain by revenue, revealed in a Securities Exchange Commission filing on Feb. 23 that it had received a subpoena from New York State Attorney General Eliot Spitzer WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Cox Radio Inc., the No. 4 ...

  50. Spitzer Subpoenas Radio Broadcasters

    February 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Clear Channel Radio confirmed Feb. 18 that it received a subpoena from the office of New York State Attorney General Eliot Spitzer in connection with the ongoing investigation into allegations of payo NEW YORK -- Clear Channel Radio confirmed Feb. ...

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