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CBS Radio Names New President

Andre J. Fernandez has been named President of CBS RADIO, one of the nation’s leading collections of major market radio stations. The announcement was made by Leslie Moonves, President and CEO of CBS Corporation, to whom Fernandez will report. He…

SoundExchange Weighs In on Fair Play Fair Pay Act

In response to today’s press conference in New York City, announcing the Fair Play Fair Pay Act by Representatives Jerry Nadler (D-NY) and Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), SoundExchange issued the following statement from Michael Huppe, president and chief executive officer: “For…

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SoundExchange Sues Muzak for Underpaying Artists

WASHINGTON, DC – April 2, 2015 – On behalf of artists and rights holders, SoundExchange has filed a lawsuit against Muzak, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Canada’s Mood Media Corporation, for underpayment. This lawsuit arises from Mood Media’s attempt to acquire…

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Celebrating Women in Business

NEW YORK, NY) – April 2nd, 2015 – It was a magnificently, extravagant affair in the heart of Clinton Hills Brooklyn, New York, with the Barclay Center as a highlighted backdrop, as #WomenInBusinessNYC lit up the night at beautiful, historic…

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Radio One Richmond Adds New Station Manager

After four months of working as the “Acting” Station Manager for Radio One’s Richmond four-cluster market, Marsha Landess was named Station Manager. The market is comprised of a Mainstream Urban (WCDX- IPower), Urban AC (WKJS-Kiss), Inspiration (WPZZ-Praise) and News/Talk (WTPS-AM)…

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10 Signs of a “fake promoter” in the music industry

Quite often, we get requests here at Radio Facts to work records or people want us to provide references for promoters. While there are some great promoters out there, one of the many detriments of the music business continues to…

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Rick Krim Appointed to Major Role at Sony/ATV

Rick Krim Appointed to Major Role at Sony/ATV Sony/ATV Music Publishing has appointed Rick Krim as Co-President, U.S., a role in which he will lead the company’s A&R operations in Los Angeles. The announcement was made by Martin Bandier, the…

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ASCAP Announces Promotion of John Johnson

ASCAP Executive Vice President, Licensing, Vincent Candilora announced today that John Johnson has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Licensing. Based in Nashville and reporting to Candilora, Johnson will continue to advance ASCAP’s core licensing operations to meet the…

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Former Radio Pro Roshon Vance Needs Your Help

Former radio pro Roshon Vance is asking for your help, he’s a convicted felon recently released from prison and he has started a gofundme.com campaign asking for your donations. Text below… Whether or not you donate to Vance, please understand…

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Revolt Music Conference Lives Up to the Hype (PICS)

Day One of the inaugural REVOLT Music Conference rocked Miami Beach and marked REVOLT TV’s one year on-air anniversary. With welcome remarks from CEO Keith Clinkscales, the day featured rousing keynote addresses by Guy Oseary (Manager and Founder of Maverick)…