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NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 29:  Rapper Chingy poses at the How Emotions Predict The Virality of Videos panel presented by Virool during Advertising Week 2015 AWXII at the ADARA Stage at Times Center Hall on September 29, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Mike Pont/Getty Images for AWXII)

Chingy Endorses Donald Trump and Then…

I guess the rapper Chingy must have previously felt that Presidential candidate Donald Trump was “Right Thurr” when it comes to holdin’ down the office of the President. He posted on his twitter account that he planned to endorse The…

Bounce TV -- the nation's first and only broadcast television network designed for African-American (AA) audiences and TV's fastest-growing AA network -- is expanding into hour-long drama with Saints & Sinners, which will center around the pursuit of power, intertwined with deceit, greed, corruption and murder - all set against the backdrop of a large southern church.  Saints & Sinners will be seen Sunday nights at 9:00 p.m. (ET) starting March 6. (PRNewsFoto/Bounce TV)

New Drama SAINTS & SINNERS Coming to Bounce TV

Following the success of scripted comedy series, Bounce TV is expanding into hour-long drama with Saints & Sinners, which will center around the pursuit of power, intertwined with deceit, greed, corruption and murder – all set against the backdrop of…

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You Could Own the Playboy Mansion for $200 Million

The Playboy Mansion has been listed for sale for $200 million but there is one condition- Long time resident and founder of Playboy, Hugh Hefner still has to remain a resident of the estate. The 5-acre property features 29 rooms,…

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Biggest Industry Stories of 2015

Here are the biggest stories of 2015 in Radio Facts. It was a great year for those in business in the industry and we continue to see technology like streaming and podcasting grow by leaps and bounds. Steve Harvey makes…

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Former Obama Campaign Analytics Chief to Guide CBS RADIO

CBS RADIO announced that Michael Simon, who led the Obama presidential campaign’s analytics team, has been named a senior advisor to the division. Simon, who will report to Andre Fernandez, President, CBS RADIO, will work closely with senior management to…

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Pandora Signs Deal with Downtown Music Publishing

Pandora and Downtown Music Publishing, the leading music rights management company for the digital age, announced a multi-year licensing agreement for Downtown Music Publishing’s catalog of musical works. This direct publishing deal creates business benefits for Pandora, while modernizing compensation…

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Rita Ora Wants Out of Roc Nation

Rita Ora is apparently fed up with her situation over at Roc Nation. The 25-year-old singer joined the company at the young age of 18 years old. She was one of Jay Z’s first signings and she was highly publicized…

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Warner/Chappell Music and Pandora Sign Licensing Deal

Pandora and Warner/Chappell Music, the global music publishing company of Warner Music Group, today announced a multi-year licensing agreement for Warner/Chappell Music’s catalog of musical works. This direct publishing deal creates business benefits for Pandora, while modernizing compensation for Warner/Chappell…

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Warner/Chappell Music Promotes Two A&Rs

Warner/Chappell Music (WCM), the music publishing arm of Warner Music Group, today announced the promotion of Katie Vinten and Ryan Press to Co-Heads, A&R, US (excluding Nashville). Based at the company’s Los Angeles headquarters and reporting to WCM CEO Jon…

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Music Xray to Become a Multi-Million Dollar A&R Company

100 million dollars. That’s the value Music Xray expects to be adding to the recorded music industry in 2018, driven by its new Artist Investment program, currently in limited private beta. In the past few months, Music Xray’s confidence in…