Category: Industry News

Record label and music industry news

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CUR Media Announces New Chief Content Officer

CÜR Media, Inc. announced today the hiring of Jay Clark as Chief Content Officer. His responsibilities will include developing professionally curated genre stations for CÜR Music, the Company’s social mobile and web streaming music service. Mr. Clark joins CÜR Media…

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Rick Party Signs Multi-Year Deal with Miami’s Hot 105

Congrats to Rick Party for extending his deal with Miami’s Hot 105. PD Phil Michaels Trueba had this to say about Party’s new contract. (Pictured: Trueba, Rick Party and GM Rob Babin) Happy! Proud! Honored! Humbled! To announce the re-signing of Miami’s…

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Jack Swanson Takes New Position at KCBS

Jack Swanson has been appointed Director of News and Programming for KCBS All News Radio 740AM and 106.9FM (www.kcbs.com), it was announced today by Doug Harvill, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, CBS RADIO San Francisco. The appointment is effective…

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Indie Record Stores Have a Major Reason to Celebrate

Record Store Day, which celebrated music and small independent record stores last Saturday (April 18th), now has even more to celebrate: its sales represent the highest independent share of overall album sales since 2003 and the highest share of physical…

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CBS Radio Las Vegas Names New VP of Programming

Cat Thomas has been named Vice President of Programming for CBS RADIO Las Vegas, it was announced today by Jerry McKenna, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, CBS RADIO Las Vegas. Thomas takes on the lead programming role, overseeing 98.5…

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Hot 97 Gets Jamie Foxx to Reveal Mike Tyson Movie Opening

There has been so much talk about the upcoming Mike Tyson biopic starring Academy Award Winner, Jamie Foxx. The film even built more momentum when it was announced that Mike Tyson have his blessing and in fact he was with…

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Radio Facts June Magazine Issue in Production

The Radio Facts June/July magazine issue is in production. We are excited about the content of the new magazine which will go beyond the music and radio and explore other forms of media like streaming and where the industry is…

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Bobby Brown at KRNB

Bobby says daughter Bobbi is awake but grandmother Cissy Houston states she has irreversible brain damage. “His Prerogative” – @KingBobbyBrown was in DFW this weekend and let the audience know not to believe everything they hear, Bobbi Kristina is awake &…

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WPEG’s Yasmin Young Reads to Pre K Students

This is great.  I love it when jocks think outside the box and consider the needs of others. WPEG Power 98’s Yasmin Young reading to Pre-K students at Merry Oaks Academy in Charlotte, NC as a part of the “Reading…