Howard Stern

  1. Kevin Metheny, Howard Stern Rival & Radio Executive, Dead at 60

    October 04, 2014 4:53 PM EDT Kevin Metheny , a longtime radio programmer and operations manager, has died. Metheny died Friday at the age of 60. His death was first confirmed by allaccess.com and later reported by The Chicago Tribune . The Daily News  reports he died of a h ...

  2. Sirius XM CFO on Howard Stern's Future, Why Company Won't Launch Abroad

    June 03, 2014 9:10 AM EDT Satellite radio firm Sirius XM Radio, which is controlled by John Malone's Liberty Media, would like to keep Howard Stern on the air when his current contract with the company ends, CFO David Frear reiterated here on Tuesday. Speaking at the ...

  3. Soundgarden's 20th Anniversary 'Superunknown' Concert to be Broadcast on Howard Stern

    June 02, 2014 9:01 AM EDT For the first time ever, Howard Stern's SiriusXM channel Howard 101 will exclusively broadcast a concert, and it's a big one: Soundgarden's June 2 Superunknown show presented by Citi at New York's Webster Hall, slated to air Ju ...

  4. Dave Grohl, Steven Tyler, Jon Bon Jovi, Adam Levine & More Rock Howard Stern 60th Birthday Bash

    February 01, 2014 10:59 AM EST Rock A-listers, among a throng of other celebrities, feted the King of All Media at his 60th-birthday celebration at the Hammerstein Ballroom Friday night (Jan. 31). In an exclusive interview with Billboard last month, Howard Stern executive pro ...

  5. Bon Jovi, George Strait, One Direction, Coachella, O2 Arena, Live Nation, CAA Among Big Winners at 2013 Billboard Touring Awards

    November 14, 2013 9:30 PM EST Bon Jovi, One Direction, Taylor Swift, P!nk, the Rolling Stones and George Strait were among tonight's (Nov. 14) big winners at the 10th annual Billboard Touring Awards at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York.   The awards, hosted by the Howa ...

  6. Backbeat: Backstage as Metallica Takes Over the Apollo for the First, and Last, Time

    September 23, 2013 1:10 PM EDT Metallica 's once-in-a-lifetime show at New York's Apollo Theater lived up to its hype. Hors d'oeuvres, an open bar and free T-shirts greeted the crowd that lined up around the block to watch the metal titans rock the same stage t ...

  7. Courtney Love Looks to Sue Ex-Attorney Over Bizarre Kurt Cobain Estate Fraud Claims

    September 18, 2013 2:07 AM EDT Courtney Love's unfettered love of social media has gotten her into much legal trouble over the years. In January, she is scheduled to go to trial for allegedly defaming her ex-attorney Rhonda Holmes in tweets and press interviews. The sing ...

  8. Business Matters: New Sirius XM CEO to Face New Set of Challenges

    December 19, 2012 9:00 PM EST It's a new era for Sirius XM Radio. The company announced Wednesday that James E. Meyer has been named company's interim CEO , effective immediately. Meyer, the president of sales and operations, takes over for Mel Karmazin, who had prev ...

  9. College Radio: A Study In Success

    September 11, 2012 1:45 PM EDT Illustration by Michael Byers "It's not radio. It's college radio. There's nobody listening. Nobody. Maybe, like, three guys in a dorm somewhere." After a then-senior at Boston University Howard Stern crafted "the sin ...

  10. Sandra Bernhard To Host Billboard Touring Awards; MJ's Immortal To Receive Creative Content Award

    August 07, 2012 7:00 AM EDT Multi-faceted actress/comedienne Sandra Bernhard will host the 9th annual Billboard Touring Awards, set for Nov. 8 in New York City, Billboard announces today. As part of the annual industry gathering, Billboard announces that the Creative Content ...

  11. The Changing Role of A&R and 'The Dark Arts of Record Making' at New Music Seminar

    June 21, 2012 6:30 AM EDT (L-R): Moderator Ron Fair; Avery Lipman (Universal Republic); Steve Greenberg (S-Curve); Darius Van Arman (Jagjaguwar/Dead Oceans/Secretly Canadian); Josh Deutsch (Downtown); Peter Edge (RCA); Craig Kallman (Atlantic); and Monte Lipman (Universal ...

  12. New E! Show 'Opening Act' Offers YouTube Talent Opening Slots for Nicki Minaj, LMFAO, Rod Stewart, Others

    April 30, 2012 3:03 PM EDT Nigel Lythgoe ("American Idol," "So You Think You Can Dance") is teaming up with E! for new music reality series, "Opening Act," which debuts July 9 at 10p E.T./P.T. on the NBC Universal cable network. E! will formall ...

  13. Howard Stern's $300 Million Suit Against Sirius XM Dismissed by Judge

    April 17, 2012 7:05 PM EDT Howard Stern's hopes for a $300 million payday from Sirius XM Radio Inc. have been dashed by a judge. His show's Twitter feed said the shock jock was "really bummed" by the decision and plans to appeal. Stern sued last March, a ...

  14. Business Matters: Internet Radio Services Need To Separate Themselves from the Crowd

    April 05, 2012 8:19 PM EDT Internet Radio Services Need To Separate Themselves from the Crowd -- Upstart Internet radio service Raditaz believes Pandora's problem is "repetition and a lack of diversity," the company says at an Echo Next blog post. So it' ...

  15. Backbeat: BMI & Billboard Acoustic Brunch at SXSW

    March 20, 2012 1:09 PM EDT BMI, Billboard, Suntrust and Austin's Four Seasons Hotel teamed up to host the BMI & Billboard Acoustic Brunch at the South by Southwest Music Festival on Friday. A favorite among festival attendees, the brunch boasted a dynamic lineup fe ...

  16. Billboard.biz's 2012 SXSW Blog

    March 14, 2012 2:11 PM EDT March 20, 2012 | BACKBEAT Backbeat: BMI & Billboard Acoustic Brunch at SXSW BMI, Billboard, Suntrust and Austin's Four Seasons Hotel teamed up to host the BMI & Billboard Acoustic Brunch at the South by Southwest Music Festival on Fri ...

  17. Web Trends: Watch A New Wale Video

    December 15, 2011 4:00 PM EST Google Trends: 7. howard stern : The controversial radio personality was announced as a Season 7 judge for "America's Got Talent" 9. howard stern americas got talent : see above 10. paris jackson : Michael Jackson's daughter ap ...

  18. Jay-Z? Susan Boyle? Howard Stern? Which No. 1 Albums Spent Shortest Time on Chart?

    July 28, 2011 6:34 PM EDT As Adele's "21" spends a remarkable 22nd consecutive week in the top three of the Billboard 200 - its entire chart life since its debut on the March 12 tally - it raises the question: Just how amazing is that top-three streak? As it ...

  19. Sirius XM Stock Impacted by Howard Stern Lawsuit

    March 24, 2011 8:16 AM EDT Wunderlich Securities analyst Matthew Harrigan on Wednesday downgraded his rating on shares of Sirius XM Radio and his target price on them following Howard Stern's lawsuit against the satellite radio company. In early trading, Sirius shares ...

  20. Howard Stern Sues Sirius XM, Claims He Was Stiffed On Stock

    March 23, 2011 7:20 AM EDT In 2004, before Howard Stern signed a blockbuster deal with Sirius Satellite Radio, he thought about retiring. Instead, he took a "significant risk" and went with Sirius. The moment is captured in a lawsuit filed today in New York Superi ...

  21. Bubba the Love Sponge: 'Sirius XM Slashing Salaries of Top Radio Talent'

    January 05, 2011 12:00 AM EST After having struck expensive deals with such Hollywood personalities as Oprah Winfrey, Martha Stewart and music stars like Eminem, Bob Dylan and Jamie Foxx, Sirius XM has been asking some of its top radio talent to take dramatic cuts in pay. So s ...

  22. Sirius XM CFO: Howard Stern Might Have to Take a Pay Cut; Possible 10 Days Left on Air

    December 06, 2010 12:00 AM EST Howard Stern could broadcast live on Sirius XM for the last time on Dec. 16. After that, he heads for his annual end-of-year vacation and there still is no decision as to whether he’ll renew his contract, which expires on Dec. 31 and sets Sirius X ...

  23. Sirius XM CEO: Talks With Howard Stern Continue

    November 04, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Satellite radio company Sirius XM continues discussions with Howard Stern about a potential extension of his contract, which expires at the end of the year, CEO Mel Karmazin said Thursday (Nov. 4). "We do not have any updates today," he ...

  24. Sirius XM Growth Continued In Q3

    October 14, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Sirius XM Radio continues its strong subscriber momentum. The firm added 334,727 net subscribers in the third quarter, more than triple the customer gain of 102,295 in the year-ago period, the company said. It didn't comment on the status of ...

  25. Business Matters: YouTube, Howard Stern, People's Music and more

    September 07, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Opinion and analysis of the day's music news. YOUTUBE LOSES GERMAN COURT CASE -- In contrast to the protections YouTube is given in the U.S., the company lost a court case in Germany regarding user-uploaded videos of performances by the singe ...

  26. Howard Stern 'Pretty Sure' About Sirius XM Exit

    September 04, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Howard Stern is "pretty sure" he'll leave satellite radio, but his unique voice will live on in new media. Then again, it could be all posturing... like Dr. Laura Schlessinger is posturing by pretending to be retiring at the end of ...

  27. Sirius XM Eyes Stern Renewal

    August 04, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Sirius XM Satellite Radio hopes to have an update on the future of shock jock Howard Stern, whose contract is up at the end of this year, before its next earnings conference call, which is in about three months. "We hope that prior to the thi ...

  28. Howard Stern On 'American Idol' Judge Rumors

    February 08, 2010 12:00 AM EST Howard Stern told his satellite radio listeners Monday morning (Feb. 9) that the rumor is true: "American Idol" producers are, in fact, considering him to replace Simon Cowell as a judge on the show. What's more, he's tempted t ...

  29. Who Can Afford Howard Stern?

    February 04, 2010 12:00 AM EST Howard Stern has begun negotiating a new radio contract. Perhaps not technically, but Stern's on-air mentions of his exclusive Sirius XM Radio deal winding down at year's end, and his hedged proclamations of competing offers, are what on ...

  30. Sirius XM in talks with DirecTV, Liberty - Reports

    February 12, 2009 12:00 AM EST Sirius XM Radio Inc's chief executive Mel Karmazin has approached DirecTV Group Inc and Liberty Media in an effort to fend off bankruptcy as well as a bid by EchoStar Corp's Charlie Ergen, media reports said. The reports come as Sirius X ...

  31. Parton 'Shocked' At 'Howard Stern' Segment

    May 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Dolly Parton has hit back against "The Howard Stern Show," which last week manipulated recordings from one her audio books into seemingly racist and sexually graphic sound bites. "I have never been so shocked, hurt and humiliated in ...

  32. Satellite Radio In Limbo

    February 27, 2008 12:00 AM EST Mel Karmazin, the charismatic CEO of Sirius Satellite Radio, has more than just a stalled merger on his mind. He's also wondering what it's going to cost to keep his star talker, Howard Stern, on board. "Great content costs money,&q ...

  33. XM Radio Narrows Loss In Q4

    February 26, 2007 12:00 AM EST XM Satellite Radio Holdings Inc., which last week announced plans to combine with rival Sirius, said Monday a 45% jump in revenue and a tighter leash on marketing costs helped narrow its fourth-quarter loss. The Washington-based company, which has ...

  34. Sirius Pays Stern $83 Million Stock Bonus

    January 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST Sirius Satellite Radio paid Howard Stern a bonus worth nearly $83 million on Tuesday (Jan 9) for surpassing subscriber goals set in a 2004 contract that had already turned heads with its $500 million compensation package. The freewheeling and riba ...

  35. Study: Sirius Pulls Even With XM

    June 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT More than 25,000 rock station listeners polled. A new poll of more than 25,000 respondents/listeners of 79 different rock stations from Jacobs Media says XM and Sirius are now equally popular, but the momentum—largely driven by Howard Stern—is shi ...

  36. CBS, Stern Settle Legal Dispute

    May 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT CBS Corp. and its former morning radio star Howard Stern have settled a bitter breach-of-contract lawsuit over the shock jock's defection to a rival satellite radio service, the two sides said on Frid CBS Corp. and its former morning radio st ...

  37. CBS, Howard Stern Close To Settlement

    May 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Lawyers on both sides confirm. Lawyers on both sides of the CBS Corp. and Howard Stern breach of contract lawsuit said Wednesday they are close to a settlement. CBS lawyer Irvin Nathan told Judicial Hearing Officer Ira Gammerman, "We have an ...

  38. Roth Says Farewell

    April 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 'It's official, today is my last day.' “It’s official, today is my last day." That was the word from David Lee Roth seconds into his syndicated radio show Friday morning (4/21), ending the nearly four-month CBS Radio experiment ...

  39. David Lee Roth To Be Ousted

    April 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Opie & Anthony to replace Roth in seven markets. According to sources familiar with the situation, David Lee Roth’s CBS radio morning show is coming to a screeching halt within a few weeks and will be replaced by the Opie & Anthony Sho ...

  40. Sirius Surpasses XM On The Web

    April 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Web traffic up 188% compared to a year ago. Sirius Satellite Radio may lag behind XM Satellite Radio in subscribers, but its Web site is making up for it. Since Howard Stern joined Sirius in January, traffic to Sirius’ Web site surpassed XM’s, acc ...

  41. Study: Limbaugh, Stern Dominate Talk Radio

    April 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Rush Limbaugh and Howard Stern continue to be talk radio's predominant brand names, according to a study by the Benchmark Co. But there was a general decline in the ability of regular talk radio liste Rush Limbaugh and Howard Stern continue t ...

  42. Sirius, Sony BMG Reach Agreement, Stock Rises

    March 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST Deals with UMG, Warner revealed last week. Sirius Satellite Radio says it has reached a licensing agreement with Sony BMG, which, on the heels of similar deals with Universal Music Group and Warner Music Group , allays fears over Sirius’ portable ...

  43. Sirius, Sony BMG Reach Agreement, Stock Rises

    March 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST Deals with UMG, Warner revealed last week. Sirius Satellite Radio says it has reached a licensing agreement with Sony BMG, which, on the heels of similar deals with Universal Music Group and Warner Music Group , allays fears over Sirius’ portable ...

  44. Roth Vents On Air About Mgmt Interference

    March 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST DLR: 'I'm sure I'll be threatened.' As if CBS Radio wasn’t getting enough flack from Howard Stern, now one of its high profile Stern replacements is taking shots at the company. On his WFNY (Free FM) New York-based syndicated m ...

  45. Stern Accuses CBS Of 'Bullying'

    February 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST Reacts to rumors that CBS intends to sue him. Howard Stern called a news conference in New York City Tuesday (Feb. 28) to express exasperation over what he termed “bullying” and “threatening” over the past few months by CBS, his former employer. S ...

  46. CBS Radio In '06: 'Tough To Read'

    February 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST Post-Stern analysis begins. Howard Stern is still having an effect on CBS Radio, in part because the financial comparisons to revenue performance from last year are just starting to emerge. Also, in part, because of the confusing state of radio an ...

  47. XM Signs Oprah To $55M Deal

    February 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST XM Satellite Radio Holdings Inc. on Thursday (Feb. 9)said it signed a three-year, $55 million deal with Oprah Winfrey to introduce a channel on the top U.S. subscription radio service, sending shares XM Satellite Radio Holdings Inc. on Thursday (F ...

  48. Radio Staffer Slams Roth

    January 25, 2006 12:00 AM EST Source: he's 'is impossible to work with.' The New York Daily News is reporting in Lloyd Grove’s “Lowdown” column that David Lee Roth is behaving like a first-class diva at his home base, CBS Radio talk WFNY (Free FM) New York. The ...

  49. Stern, Agent Get Early Payout From Sirius

    January 05, 2006 12:00 AM EST Pair issued stock worth $220 million. Back in October 2004, the agreement crafted by Sirius Satellite Radio and agent Don Buchwald for Howard Stern included a payout of common stock sometime before December 2010 if Sirius exceeded a specific subsc ...

  50. Press Pans Roth's Radio Bow

    January 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST Jan 3. debut viewed as rocky start. David Lee Roth’s first broadcast on Jan. 3 as CBS Radio’s East Coast successor to Howard Stern was blasted by numerous newspapers, who went so far as to predict his demise before mid-year. Roth's new mornin ...

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