Oldies

  1. Ross on Radio: The Power Of 'Now'

    October 10, 2012 9:00 AM EDT "Ross On Radio," the long-running, influential column about radio programming trends and history, has returned to Billboard! The column will appear every Monday in Billboard's "Top 40 Update" a free subscription e-mail new ...

  2. AARP Launches Music Streaming Service With Concord Music Group

    July 05, 2011 7:58 AM EDT A free online music streaming service launched by the AARP is hoping to capitalize on a rather untapped market: Baby boomers' love of music and relative inexperience with the digital music landscape. Launched last month, the 18-channel player ...

  3. Bucking the Trend: Omaha's KMMQ-AM Switches Format From Oldies To 'La Nueva 1020'

    January 05, 2011 12:00 AM EST At a time when many Spanish language radio stations have flipped to recurrent or oldie formats, KMMQ-AM in Omaha Nebraska went from oldies to hit-driven "La Nueva 1020." Under the slogan "la estación de la raza" ("the stat ...

  4. New Regional Mexican Station Heads To Charlotte

    November 21, 2008 12:00 AM EST The growing Latin market of Charlotte, N.C. is getting a new regional Mexican station, the Charlotte Observer reports . On Jan. 1, Norsan Media will move its "La Raza" regional Mexican format from WRML 102.3 FM to WOLS 106.1 FM. The latt ...

  5. WMGG/Tampa Flips To Mexican Oldies

    December 03, 2007 12:00 AM EST Mega Communications' tropical oldies WMGG (Mega Clásica)/Tampa flipped to Mexican oldies "La Preciosa" on Saturday (Dec. 1) at noon. WMGG will be joining Clear Channel's La Preciosa Network, programmed by Alex Lucas, just as th ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Infinity Picks VP For Jack Format

    June 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Dallas programmer gets national role. Infinity continues to step up its commitment to the Jack format. On June 3, it flipped longtime oldies signals WCBS New York and WJMK Chicago. Today it named Kurt Johnson VP of programming for its Jack station ...