Infinity

  1. JEFF the Brotherhood, a Nashville Act, Is Now a Major Label Act

    July 12, 2012 12:15 PM EDT Anyone attempting to start their own band and launch a music career may find their early options "extremely limiting," says Jake Orrall of Nashville duo JEFF the Brotherhood. "You're limited from the first problem of just getti ...

  2. 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. ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Westwood One CEO Exits

    December 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Infinity CEO Hollander in charge for interim. Infinity CEO Hollander in charge for interim. News Hollander ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Claims: Infinity Tried To Lure Stern Show Members

    November 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST Infinity Broadcasting attempted to lure key "Howard Stern Show" cast members to remain with the company and not follow the syndicated morning man to Sirius Satellite Radio, according to on-air claims Infinity Broadcasting attempted to lu ...

  7. Report: Infinity Suspends Stern

    November 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Howard Stern has been given a one-day suspension from his syndicated show following an altercation with Tom Chiusano, GM of Infinity's WXRK (K-Rock) New York, according to Sirius Satellite Radio's "Ho According to Sirius Satellite R ...

  8. Howard Stern's Replacements Revealed

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Infinity Broadcasting has announced its strategy to replace Howard Stern. Along with a rollout of Free FM stations, David Lee Roth and Adam Carolla will go on the air. The long wait for Howard Stern's replacement on 27 stations owned by Infin ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. NY AG Spitzer To Announce Payola Settlement

    July 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Press conference July 25 11:15 AM (eastern). New York State Attorney General Eliot Spitzer plans to announce on Monday a settlement in his probe of the way music companies influence which songs get played on the radio, a spokesman for the attorney ...

  11. Report: FCC Indecency Fines Drop Off

    July 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Washington, D.C.-based Center for Public Integrity says there have been no indecency fines issued by the Federal Communications Commission during the first half of 2005. WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Washington, D.C.-based Center for Public Integrit ...

  12. Stern Replacement: David Lee Roth?

    July 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Gossip writer reports rumor. Infinity isn't commenting on an online report penned by a former Howard Stern Show regular that suggests that David Lee Roth will be one of the personalities that ultimately replaces Howard Stern. Chaunce Hayden, ...

  13. Report: FCC Indecency Fines Stopped in Late 2004

    July 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Last year set record for the number of fines (12). The Washington, D.C.-based Center for Public Integrity says there have been no indecency fines issued by the Federal Communications Commission during the first half of 2005. Part of the reason for ...

  14. Radio Format Flip Provokes Protests In NYC

    June 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT -year-old station switched to 'Jack' June 3. The collective mourning for oldies WCBS-FM New York came to a head June 20 when 100 protesters rallied peacefully in front of owner Infinity’s Manhattan headquarters. The 33-year-old station ...

  15. Infinity To Podcast Nine All News Stations

    June 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Embraces medium further with new free daily podcasts. Following its launch of all-podcasting KYCY (KYOU Radio) San Francisco, Infinity moves even deeper into the fledgling medium by announcing it will offer free daily podcasts from its nine news s ...

  16. Infinity Names Marketing Prez

    February 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Goodman upped from exec VP. Infinity Broadcasting has promoted David Goodman from executive VP to president of marketing. Based in New York, he reports to Infinity chairman/CEO Joel Hollander. Since joining Infinity in 2002, Goodman has played a k ...

  17. Infinity Ups Hollander; Sykes Shifts To MTV

    January 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST Viacom's Infinity Broadcasting has promoted president/COO Joel Hollander to chairman/CEO. The move has been widely anticipated, ever since reports began leaking that John Sykes would step down as Infi Viacom's Infinity Broadcasting has p ...

  18. Clear Channel Bows 'Spanglish' Radio

    November 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST New rhythmic format targets Hispanic youth. Clear Channel Communications today (Nov. 12) unveiled its new "Spanglish" radio format on Houston heritage rock station KLOL, which becomes Mega 101 FM. The format combines Spanish hip-hop, reg ...

  19. Clear Channel Bows 'Spanglish' Radio

    November 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Clear Channel Communications today (Nov. 12) unveiled its new "Spanglish" radio format on Houston heritage rock station KLOL, which becomes Mega 101 FM. The format combines Spanish hip-hop, reggaeton Clear Channel Communications today (N ...

  20. Infinity Bows Broad-Based Marketing Plan For Labels

    September 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Infinity Broadcasting today (Sept. 8) unveiled a new marketing campaign for record labels at meetings in New York and Los Angeles. Infinity Broadcasting today (Sept. 8) unveiled a new marketing campaign for record labels at meetings in New York an ...

  21. Infinity Bows Broad-Based Marketing Plan For Labels

    September 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Initiative features tailored radio programming. Infinity Broadcasting today (Sept. 8) unveiled a new marketing campaign for record labels at meetings in New York and Los Angeles. Dubbed "Infinity Street Date," the multi-platform initiati ...

  22. Infinity Inks Deal With Arbitron

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The ratings stalemate between Infinity and Arbitron is over. Infinity signed a new deal with the radio ratings provider on Aug. 17, after operating its 185 radio stations without industry standard rat NEW YORK -- The ratings stalemate between Infi ...

  23. Source: Infinity Inks Deal With Arbitron

    August 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The ratings stalemate between Infinity and Arbitron is over. According to a source close to Infinity, the company today (Aug. 17) signed a new deal with the radio ratings provider, after operating its The ratings stalemate between Infinity and Arb ...

  24. Infinity Splits From Arbitron

    June 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Radio group shifts to Media Audit. Infinity Broadcasting has elected not to renew its contract with research company Arbitron, the leading provider of radio ratings in the United States. Instead, Infinity has inked a multi-year deal with the Media ...