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iHeartMedia Adds New Addition to Government Affairs Team

iHeartMedia, Inc. announced that telecommunications policy expert Sara Morris has joined its Washington, D.C.-based Government Affairs team as Senior Director, Government Affairs reporting to Jessica Marventano, Senior Vice President of Government Affairs. Morris will also work alongside Dan Dukes, who…

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The Force Awakens For Star Wars Fans

The buzz around the new Star Wars film has been crazy. With several of the original Star Wars cast coming back for this new film, the fans have been waiting with high anticipation for the Force to be resurrected. Lucasfilm…

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TuneCore Partners with Believe Digital

TuneCore, the powerhouse digital music distribution and music publishing administration company which has earned independent artists over $504 million to date, announced it will be joining with Independent label services company, Believe Digital. Believe Digital is the leading fully independent…

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NBA Playoffs Are Here with Sirius Coverage

SiriusXM will offer comprehensive coverage of the 2015 NBA Playoffs, featuring live play-by-play of every game, plus daily programming on the SiriusXM NBA Radio channel. Throughout the playoffs, which will tip off on Saturday, April 18, subscribers will get live…

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Nielsen Provides Powerful Insight on Music Festival Fans

For most of us, Memorial Day unofficially marks the start of summer. For music fans, summer starts when music festival season gets under way. And with SXSW happening last month and Coachella launching this month, the 2015 season is well…

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2015 NAB Show Day Three Highlights

NAB Show, the world’s largest annual conference and expo for professionals who create, manage, and distribute entertainment across all platforms, today featured Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler, John McAfee, Sandra Adair, and numerous events providing insight on video…

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Radio Facts Radio Star Spotlight: Devi Dev

Once you stop growing and thinking outside the box your career is over. Unfortunately, I see a lot of this when I watch MANY video interviews with jocks and celebrities from various radio stations. We can get lazy and that’s…

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HBO Announces 81 Theatre Tour to Celebrate ‘Bessie’ Film

In anticipation of the HBO film, “Bessie,” chronicling the life of legendary blues singer Bessie Smith, HBO announces the launch of ‘Bessie’s 81 Theatre Tour’ on April 28. Kicking off in New York City, the two-city event series will coincide with the…

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BLACKBIRD Film Announces Theaters

The BLACKBIRD film starring Academy Award Winner Mo’Nique and Isaiah Washington has been getting quite the buzz and now the wait is over. Fans can see the film at the theaters listed below. NEW YORK CITY AMC Empire 25 –…

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Lexus Verses and Flow Helps College Students

Lexus Verses and Flow has really good news college students! Hitting the books, listening to professors, acing classes and being a community leader can get you a $5,000 in scholarship. Last year, 19 students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities…

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BET Networks Earns NAMIC Top Honor

NAMIC (National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications), today announced winners of the 2015 Next Generation Leaders Awards. Honoring emerging executives for their professional achievements, as well as their efforts in fostering multi-ethnic diversity and inclusion, the Next Generation Leaders Awards…

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SONY/ATV Re-Ups with Hit Songwriter

Sony/ATV Music Publishing has extended its long-term worldwide deal with hit songwriter and recording artist MoZella. The new agreement covers MoZella’s entire songwriting catalog alongside future works and includes the global hit “Wrecking Ball” by Miley Cyrus and songs recorded…

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Steve Harvey Wants You To Act Like a Success

We all know that Steve Harvey started from bottom and now he is definitely here. After great success with is syndicated radio show, books, daytime talk show, and game show, the former “King of Comedy” seem as if he is ready…

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ASCAP Releases Full “I Create Music” EXPO Schedule

ASCAP announced the panel and performance schedule for the 2015 ASCAP “I Create Music” EXPO, to be held April 30th through May 2nd at the Loews Hollywood Hotel in Los Angeles. Nearly 200 panelists and performers will participate in the…

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Hillary Clinton Wants to Be a Champion for Struggling Americans

It’s officially on and popping now. Get ready for the commercials, shaking, hands, and kissing the babies. We are in the 2016 Presidential campaign season. Hillary Clinton, who recently President Barack Obama said would make an excellent President, has kicked…

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UMG Proposes Settlement Agreement With Chuck D and Rick James’ Estate

Universal Music Group, on behalf of UMG Recordings Inc. and Capitol Records LLC, and plaintiffs’ attorneys representing clients in class action lawsuits regarding digital download royalties today submitted a settlement for preliminary court approval. In the lawsuit, the plaintiffs (including…

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Premiere Networks Announces Major Contract Renewal

Premiere Networks today announced a new, exclusive, long-term national sales representation agreement with Futuri Media. The partnership includes all of Futuri’s interactive radio programming platform brands: LDR (Listener Driven Radio), Futuri Mobile Apps, and the rapidly-growing TopicPulse, a social media…