1. How An Unsigned Unknown Won Over Clear Channel

    April 28, 2014 2:05 PM EDT Katy Tiz leapfrogs onto the charts after becoming the first unsigned act named to the radio giant's new-artist initiative. This article was first published in the May 3rd issue of Billboard Magazine . Just one year ago, British pop singer Katy ...

  2. Clear Channel's John Sykes On Why We Need Another Award Show (Q&A)

    February 27, 2014 12:45 PM EST Wednesday’s news that Clear Channel would be entering the highly competitive TV awards arena on May 1 with the iHeartRadio Music Awards, airing on NBC from 8 p.m.-11p.m. ET/PT, has been expected since September. But the relatively quick turnaround ...

  3. Clear Channel, NBC To Air iHeartRadio Music Awards May 1

    February 26, 2014 9:27 AM EST Clear Channel will air its first iHeartRadio Music Awards on NBC May 1, the company announced today, a three-hour, fan-voted award show set to air from 8-11 p.m. ET/PT from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. Clear Channel Media and Entertainmen ...

  4. Clear Channel Announces iHeartRadio Country Festival in Austin with Luke Bryan, Carrie Underwood

    January 08, 2014 5:26 PM EST Clear Channel Media and Entertainment got such an overwhelming response to country music performers during the iHeartRadio Music Festivals, they've decided to start one geared toward country fans. The first iHeartRadio Country Festival will b ...

  5. The Year In Music 2013: Top Music Industry Quotes of the Year

    December 30, 2013 11:12 AM EST From top-level music industry executives to superstar artists, Billboard.biz presents the top quotes of 2013. Read the 28 quotes below, from Radiohead's Thom York calling Spotify "the last desperate fart of a dying corpse," to fo ...

  6. How Beyonce Shocked Radio, Too: An Exclusive Q&A With Clear Channel's John Sykes

    December 19, 2013 11:14 AM EST 2 0 0 Add the president of Clear Channel Entertainment Enterprises to the long list of those surprised by Beyonce's sudden album release last week. The industry legend discusses how the broadcasting giant quickly sprang into action for its audience H ...

  7. Clear Channel's Tom Poleman and John Ivey on Jingle Ball Expansion, Social Media and Oversaturation (Video)

    December 16, 2013 12:25 PM EST The red carpet of the annual Jingle Ball in Los Angeles was prime real estate for picking the brains of some of the industry's sharpest minds. In this short video Tom Poleman, president of National Programming Platforms for Clear Channel, and ...

  8. Why Clear Channel Expanded Jingle Ball To A 12-City Tour

    December 12, 2013 2:39 AM EST Clear Channel’s first-ever IHeartRadio Jingle Ball tour, which kicked off Dec. 2 in Dallas, has turned its annual holiday pop concert at New York’s Madison Square Garden into a national touring franchise. Miley Cyrus, Robin Thicke, Macklemore & ...

  9. Tom Poleman & John Ivey on the Jingle Ball 2013 Red Carpet in L.A.

    Tom Poleman & John Ivey on the Jingle Ball 2013 Red Carpet in L.A.

    December 09, 2013 12:43 PM EST 0 0 0 Tom Poleman & John Ivey on the Jingle Ball 2013 Red Carpet in L.A. 2013 , red carpet , Jingle Ball , Billboard , Tom Poleman & John Ivey , Tom Poleman , John Ivey Videos Tom Poleman John Ivey ...

  10. Exclusive: Inside the New iHeartRadio Theater Los Angeles (Photos and Q&A)

    October 11, 2013 2:45 PM EDT Clear Channel opened its first iHeartRadio Theater three years ago in New York, and on Oct. 22 the radio conglomerate will open its second venue in Los Angeles with a live album release party for Katy Perry’s “Prism.” Located at the Burbank Stud ...

  11. Katy Perry's 'PRISM' Party to Launch New iHeartRadio Theater in Los Angeles

    October 03, 2013 11:21 AM EDT Katy Perry's album release party for "PRISM" will be streamed live Oct. 22 from an intimate new venue, the iHeartRadio Theater Los Angeles, Clear Channel announced today. Katy Perry Covers Billboard Magazine Own It | Read It Hear He ...

  12. Clear Channel Prepping IHeartRadio Country Music Fest, TV Awards For 2014 (Exclusive)

    September 23, 2013 8:21 AM EDT In a wide-ranging video Q&A (below) at the IHeartRadio festival in Las Vegas with Billboard Saturday night, John Sykes, Clear Channel president of entertainment enterprises and Tom Poleman, Clear Channel President of national programming p ...

  13. Ask The Pros: CAA's Cara Lewis, Clear Channel's Tom Poleman, Virgin Mobile FreeFest/9:30 Club's Seth Hurwitz on Robin Thicke’s Touring Prospects

    September 06, 2013 8:06 AM EDT Robin Thicke’s monster summer hit “Blurred Lines” may finally be  slowing down at radio , but its success has created numerous live performance opportunities that probably wouldn’t have existed if the single hadn’t dominated airwaves in recent m ...

  14. Clear Channel's Tom Poleman On Z100's 30th Anniversary, iHeartRadio Festival as 'Turbo-charged' Jingle Ball, and Indie Label Rights Partnerships

    August 02, 2013 4:25 PM EDT Broadcasting from high atop the Empire State Building, WHTZ New York – better-known as Z100 – has set the bar for top 40 radio for the better part of three decades. As it marks its 30th anniversary on Aug. 2, it stands tall as a multimedia pop c ...

  15. Clear Channel's iHeartRadio Music Festival Announces Return to Vegas

    March 28, 2013 11:22 AM EDT Clear Channel is bringing its successful iHeartRadio Music Festival back to the MGM Grand in Vegas for its third year, it was announced today. The festival will again include a "star search," dubbed the Macy's iHeart Radio Rising ...

  16. Backbeat: Steve Bartels, L.A. Reid, Tom Poleman, Alissa Pollack More at Taste of Hope Auction

    March 26, 2013 5:05 PM EDT Old friends, old rivals, and new music: the buzz at the 7th annual Taste of Hope entertainment industry dinner held last Thursday at New York City’s Three Sixty was decidedly upbeat as major music executives united in the name of charity – and b ...

  17. EDM Gets a Terrestrial-Radio Home on WHBA/Boston

    December 20, 2012 8:42 PM EST Clear Channel Media and Entertainment launched its first Electronic Dance Music (EDM) broadcast station today replacing the adult hits format on WHBA-FM with a new station called Evolution 101.7. Clear Channel purchased the signal, which had been ...

  18. '12-12-12' Concert: Our Favorite Tweets

    December 13, 2012 12:58 AM EST Five-plus hours is a long concert, no matter who's playing. But like many others, we watched the entire thing on multiple screens - from Springsteen to Paulvana. Here's an alternate take on the night, containing our favorite Tweets from ...

  19. Neil Portnow Honored By Clive Davis, Randy Philips, Martin Bandier, Kevin Lyman, Others

    December 10, 2012 9:10 AM EST The following video interview with Neil Portnow, CEO and president of the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, is from the latest edition of Billboard magazine. In addition to a special feature package on Portnow, who is celebrating ...

  20. Backbeat: Julie Greenwald, Kathy Willard, Julie Swidler, Many More at Billboard's Women in Music Ceremony

    December 03, 2012 4:28 PM EST All Together Now: Billboard's 2012 Women In Music honorees, present at the ceremony on Friday (Photo: Arnold Turner) Billboard's annual Women in Music ceremony draws an incredible crowd every year, and as you can see from the photos belo ...

  21. Backbeat: Marsha Vlasic, Marcie Allen, Jody Gerson, Julie Pilat, Many More at Billboard's Women in Music Ceremony

    November 30, 2012 10:39 PM EST Nearly all of Billboard's Women in Music honorees take the stage during Friday's ceremony with editorial director Bill Werde kneeling, center (Photo: Michael Seto) Billboard's annual Women in Music ceremony draws an incredible crowd ...

  22. Pete Tong, Longtime BBC DJ, Joining Clear Channel iHeartRadio For EDM-Focused Station

    November 08, 2012 3:54 PM EST Clear Channel's internet radio streaming arm, iHeartRadio, today announced it is bringing long-time BBC radio personality Pete Tong, a dance/electronica DJ and founder of FFRR Records, to the US to host a show called 'All Gone Pete Tong& ...

  23. Backbeat: Big Machine's Scott Borchetta On Taylor Swift Going Pop, Clear Channel Royalty Pact

    September 24, 2012 12:55 PM EDT Big Machine Label Group CEO Scott Borchetta (left) who told Taylor Swift (right) when she was making her new album Red the she had "artistic license" to head in any music direction she wanted. (Photo: Andrew Hampp) Big Machine Label Grou ...

  24. Clear Channel's John Sykes On Green Day at IHeartRadio: 'If a Set Goes Long, We Don't Care'

    September 24, 2012 11:23 AM EDT Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong tosses the neck of his guitar into the crowd following his expletive-filled rant at the end of the band's IHeartRadio set Friday night. (Photo: Getty Images) How did Clear Channel get No Doubt, Rihanna, T ...

  25. Backbeat: No Doubt, Green Day, Clear Channel Execs Backstage At IHeartRadio Festival

    September 24, 2012 10:38 AM EDT Members of No Doubt pose with Billboard's Andrew Hampp and their Billboard cover from August 18. "It's sort of the Super Bowl of music," Clear Channel 's programming chief Tom Poleman told Billboard days before the officia ...

  26. Return of the Matchbox Men

    August 24, 2012 8:00 AM EDT It's been a decade since Matchbox 20's last studio album and five years since its last tour. "It's almost like Rip Van Winkle," Rob Thomas says. "But we just want to do what comes naturally." To understand Matchb ...

  27. Backbeat: Matchbox Twenty's 'North' Draws Martin Bandier, Julie Greenwald, Kiefer Sutherland To Penthouse Listening Party

    July 17, 2012 9:00 AM EDT From left: Atlantic Chairman/COO Julie Greenwald, Matchbox Twenty's Rob Thomas, producer Matt Serletic, Matchbox Twenty's Paul Doucette, half of Billboard Senior Correspondent Andrew Hampp's face. (Photo: Meghan Benson) Clearly, the ...

  28. Calvin Harris Is Done Singing Lead, Despite Solo Hits

    April 13, 2012 2:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Meet the Man Behind Rihanna's Smash Single, 'We Found Love' Calvin Harris may never sing lead again. "It's a shame, in a way," the Scottish-born producer/singer/songwriter says, calling in after DJ'ing to a jam-pac ...

  29. Rita Ora Visits Radio With Jay-Z, Scores Hit With 'How We Do (Party)'

    March 05, 2012 4:15 PM EST 0 0 0 When newly signed Roc Nation artist Rita Ora visited Clear Channel with label boss Jay-Z on Feb. 23, it was simply to present music and videos from her untitled debut. But in a rare move for rotation-based radio, executives were so moved by what the ...

  30. Billboard Power 100: John Ivey & Alex Tear

    January 26, 2012 10:14 PM EST No. 89 John Ivey & Alex Tear Mainstream CHR brand manager; mainstream CHR brand coordinator Clear Channel Media and Entertainment Twitter: @JohnIvey , @at961 Fine-Tuned... Clear Channel's Premium Choice national programming platform has i ...

  31. BIllboard Power 100: Tom Poleman

    January 26, 2012 7:20 PM EST No. 42 Tom Poleman President of National Programming Platforms Clear Channel Media and Entertainment Twitter: @TomPoleman Radio Activator... Tom Poleman oversees Clear Channel's music and event marketing, label and artist relations, on-air ta ...

  32. Backbeat: Will.I.Am, Jimmy Iovine, Bob Pittman And, Er, Andy Dick Rock CES iHeartRadio Party

    January 12, 2012 5:32 PM EST Online radio service iHeartRadio hosted a party at Haze nightclub in the Aria Hotel in Las Vegas Wednesday night that drew some of the most storied stars and celebrities attending the CES conference this year. CES 2012: On the Floor, On the Wires, ...

  33. 2012's Consumer Electronics Show Biz Blog

    January 09, 2012 7:29 AM EST Jan 13, 2012 | Blog Post CES 2012: 8 Cool Things Andrew Hampp, Las Vegas The music industry was all over Las Vegas this week, from Will Smith and Kelly Clarkson at Sony's presentation, Justin Timberlake's cameo at MySpace's TV annou ...

  34. Clear Channel Announces New National Programming Platform Team

    October 27, 2011 10:41 AM EDT The day after implementing widespread cutbacks in the programming departments of its small and medium market radio stations, Clear Channel announced the first insight into the company's plan for the future with the unveiling of a new National ...