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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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Brian Roberts Appointed New EVP and COO of ASCAP

Brian Roberts Appointed New EVP and COO of ASCAP, the American Society of Composers Authors and Publishers, announced today the appointment of music industry veteran Brian Roberts as the organization’s Executive Vice President Chief Operating Officer, reporting to ASCAP CEO…

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SiriusXM’s Joe Madison’s 52-Hour Marathon Broadcast

SiriusXM today announced that Joe Madison will host a special 52-hour broadcast of his show, Joe Madison The Black Eagle, in an effort to break the Guinness World Record for the longest marathon hosting of a radio talk show. SiriusXM…

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BMI Congratulates its GRAMMY Nominees

Broadcast Music, Inc. writers have a lot to celebrate following the announcement of the 2015 GRAMMY nominations. The winners will be revealed during the 57th annual GRAMMY awards, held in the Staples Center in Los Angeles and broadcast live February…

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Nielsen: Trending Radio Listening in September

The arrival of fall in the U.S. marks an annual turning point for radio listening. Historically, fall and winter see the most radio tune-in during the year, and the uptick that occurs when the leaves turn is most noticeable as…

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Reading Rainbow Kickstarter Campaign Ranks Among Top 5

LeVar Burton’s Reading Rainbow crowdfunding campaign is now in the top five most successful Kickstarter projects of all time, and receiving the latest round of support from unexpected sources – the top four highest earning campaigns ever. Pebble, OUYA, Pono…

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Morgan Freeman to Narrate new Mona Lisa Film

Morgan Freeman will narrate a new feature-length doc-drama about Leonardo’s “Mona Lisa” portrait, entitled The Mona Lisa Myth. The actor, who won an Academy Award for Million Dollar Baby (2005), has previously narrated a number of successful films, including March…