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WBLS-FM NAMED URBAN STATION OF THE YEAR

WBLS-FM NAMED URBAN STATION OF THE YEAR Atlanta, GA — WBLS-FM New York, NY was named Urban Station of the Year at the 2015 National Association of Broadcasters’ (NAB) Marconi Radio Awards. The awards were announced Thursday night at the…

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Nile Rodgers Honored as BMI Icon At R&B/Hip Hop Awards (pics)

Broadcast Music, Inc.®, (BMI®), the global leader in music rights management, presented the BMI Icon Award to GRAMMY-winning songwriter, composer, producer, arranger and guitarist, Nile Rodgers, at the 2015 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards, held at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills…

Donnie Simpson Returns to radio at Radio One?

This has to be the most interesting story of the year. A couple of weeks ago I had heard that Donnie Simpson was returning to radio and at Radio One. I wasn’t sure under what capacity he would be returning. I knew there…

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Radio One Atlanta Parts Ways with Two Vets

Majic 107.5/97.5 has decided to part ways with two Atlanta female vets.  Carol Blackmon and Rene Miller were released from the station this week as the station has experienced continuous ratings challenges. Blackmon started at the station in early 2009 as the…

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Bobbi Kristina Has Died

You can’t help but to feel for Bobbi Kristina Brown. She saw a lot, perhaps too much in her younger years and had to be devastated when her mother, one of the biggest stars in the world Whitney Houston, died….

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Nile Rodgers to Receive Huge Honor from BMI

Grammy-winning composer, producer, arranger and guitarist Nile Rodgers will receive the BMI Icon Award at Broadcast Music, Inc.’s R&B/Hip-Hop Awards, to be held Friday, August 28, at the Saban Theatre in Los Angeles. Rodgers, a musical architect of the influential band…

Usher and Tyrese Ready to Join Steve Harvey in the ATL

Steve Harvey, EMMY-winning talk show and Family Feud host and star of the Steve Harvey Morning Show, announces a sizzling lineup of superstar performances at the upcoming 13th Annual Ford Neighborhood Awards, as multiple GRAMMY®-winning superstar Usher will hit the…