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  1. Etta James Dead at 73

    January 20, 2012 11:39 AM EST Etta James, the singer who turned "At Last" into a multi-generational standard and was an acknowledged influence on singers from Janis Joplin to Melissa Etheridge and Christina Aguilera, is gone not long after her voice was quieted. Jame ...

  2. Gentlemen Hall Win Billboard's Battle of the Bands

    May 19, 2011 12:23 PM EDT Gentlemen Hall drove to Billboard & Chevy's Battle of the Bands live showdown at Las Vegas' Freemont Street Experience on Wednesday (May 18) knowing they were up against tough competition from the five other finalists chosen by Billb ...

  3. 'American Idol' Accused of Weight Bias; Show Denies Claim

    April 13, 2011 7:22 AM EDT A 19-year-old "American Idol" studio audience member claims that she was barred from a front-row seat and told it was because of her weight, an allegation denied by the show's production company. Ashley Kauffman, of Riverside, Cal ...

  4. N.Y. Accreditation Deadline Looms For Arbitron's PPM

    October 13, 2009 12:00 AM EDT More fireworks could be in store for Arbitron’s portable people meter service. This Thursday (Oct. 15) is the deadline for Arbitron to get Media Rating Council accreditation for its service in New York or face the possibility of renewed action by ...

  5. AHAA Links Up With MRC

    July 09, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The Association of Hispanic Advertising Agencies, a strong critic of Arbitron's portable people meter ratings service, announced Tuesday (July 7) it has joined the Media Rating Council, giving the organization a voice in the accreditation of ...

  6. Arbitron To Reissue N.Y. PPM

    May 27, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Arbitron may have handed its critics another argument for why the portable people meter service is not ready for prime time. On Tuesday (May 26), the radio ratings company told its subscribers that the last four months of monthly ratings based on ...

  7. Latin Radio Briefs: 'Don Cheto,' SBS Moves

    April 13, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Spanish-language broadcaster Liberman Broadcasting, Inc. (LBI) has announced that its "El Show de Don Cheto" morning show -- hosted by Juan Razo -- is now airing on Sinclair regional Mexican KXTS (98.7 FM)/Santa Rosa, Calif. "We are ...

  8. Latin Lockdown Tour To Roll Out In January

    December 30, 2008 12:00 AM EST Latin urban artists Lil Rob, MC Magic, Down ("Lean Like a Cholo"), Brown Boy, Kid Frost, Lighter Shade of Brown, La La and Lil Uno are scheduled to kick off the Latin Lockdown tour Jan. 17. The concert at the Ventura Theatre in Ventura, ...

  9. Radio/TV Host Don Cheto Lines Up Ringtones

    September 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Liberman Broadcasting personality Don Cheto has recorded ringtones to be sold via AT&T. The series of voicetones, in which the radio and TV host pleads with the phone's owner to answer by way of various humorous riffs, was conceived by mo ...

  10. Don Cheto Leads L.A. Station To Top Spot

    May 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Radio host Don Cheto has closed the gap with uber-popular Piolín among Hispanic listeners in the flagship Los Angeles market, according to Arbitron's Winter 2008 book. "El Show de Don Cheto" on Liberman Broadcasting's KBUE and ...

  11. Country Singer Jerry Wallace Dies

    May 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Smooth voiced pop-turned-country singer/guitarist/actor Jerry Wallace died May 5 at his home in Corona, Ca. of congestive heart failure. He was 79. Born in Guilford, Mo., Wallace first recorded for the tiny Allied imprint, and appeared on the char ...

  12. Calle 13, Don Cheto Team For Banda Remix

    November 28, 2007 12:00 AM EST Calle 13 and Los Angeles regional Mexican radio host Don Cheto have teamed for a banda remix of "Pa'l Norte," winner of best urban song at last month’s Latin Grammys. The original Calle 13 pro-immigrant anthem featuring Orishas, pea ...

  13. Don Cheto Airs In Houston

    October 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Liberman Broadcasting personality Don Cheto today (Oct. 10) launched his radio program on Houston’s regional Mexican 98.5/103.3 La Raza. Houston is the fourth Liberman station to begin airing the show, which tapes at La Que Buena (KBUE) 105.5. Don ...

  14. McGraw Song Remains TV Moment For Now

    May 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Despite the fact that it was the Hot Shot Debut on this week's Hot Country Songs Chart at No. 35, there are no immediate plans to release Tim McGraw's "If You're Reading This," the song that provided the most memorable mom ...

  15. RIAA File New Lawsuits Against File Traders

    February 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST Brought against 750 individuals. RIAA-member labels filed a new round of copyright infringement lawsuits today (Feb. 28) against 750 individuals for distributing copyrighted music over peer-to-peer services without permission. The "John Doe&q ...