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BMI Songwriter Performs for Nebraska Broadcasters Association

The man behind the hits “I Melt” (Rascal Flats), “There Goes My Life” (Kenny Chesney) and “Tattoos on This Town” (Jason Aldean) was on hand to perform at the Nebraska Broadcasters Association Pinnacle Awards Dinner. bmi award-winning songwriter Wendell Mobley…


The Live Nation Channel on YAHOO Announces Next Week’s Free Concerts

Next week all the “Ordinary People” can tune-in to Live Nation to see the “All of Me” serenader, John Legend for free! The Live Nation Channel on Yahoo Screen today revealed the next week of free live streaming concerts beginning Friday,…


Gary Indiana Welcomes the Michael Jackson “King of Pop” Tribute Festival of the Arts

The Michael Jackson 5th, Annual “King of Pop” Tribute Festival of the Arts committee is inviting music and art lovers from all over the world to join this year’s celebration at the birth home of Michael Jackson in Gary, Indiana….


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…


Testimony of Charles Warfield at Hearing on Music Licensing

TESTIMONY OF CHARLES WARFIELD AT HEARING ON MUSIC LICENSING WASHINGTON, D.C. — YMF Media Senior Advisor Charles Warfield, NAB’s joint board chairman, testified this morning at a House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet hearing on music licensing issues….

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Howard Stern and SiriusXM to Release the Complete and Uncensored Video of “Howard Stern’s Birthday Bash”

Howard Stern and SiriusXM today announced the worldwide premiere of the complete and uncensored video of “Howard Stern’s Birthday Bash” available for free to everyone in the world. howard stern made the announcement on his show. The video, directed by Emmy…


iHeartRadio Introduces 5.0, Offering a More Personalized Listening Experience for Users

iHeartRadio, iHeartmedia (formerly Clear Channel) Media and Entertainment’s free digital music service, today launched iHeartRadio 5.0 for iOS and Android, focused on bringing iHeartRadio users an even more personalized listening experience with enhanced algorithms. Among the new algorithm updates to…


Starbucks to Provide Free College Education to Employees

Living in Los Angeles, I have spent quite a bit of time working on projects, meeting colleagues, or just hanging out in Starbucks. I can honestly say that I always thought their employees were genuinely happy and seemed to enjoy…


U.S. Music Publishing Industry Valued At $2.2 Billion

Wednesday at its annual meeting the National Music Publishers’ Association (NMPA) released 2013 revenue data for the U.S. music publishing industry. Revenue across all income sources totals $2.2 billion. However, NMPA also estimated that roughly $2.3 billion is lost every…

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Rest in Prosperity Dr. Maya Angelou: The Family Releases a Statement

Today the world is mourning the death of legendary poet, author, and humanitarian Dr. Maya Angelou. She was 86 years old at the time of her death. She once said, “In the flush of love’s light we dare be brave…


Flowers to the living: Say Something Great about an Industry Person you Love

Urban Programmer KJ Holiday died suddenly this weekend and it’s most unfortunate that he will never know how truly loved and admired he was. Radio Facts would like to give you the chance to give flowers to a living industry…


NAB Statement On Introduction Of Songwriter Royalty Legislation

In response to the introduction of legislation in the Senate to increase the rates that songwriters are paid when their music is played on local radio stations and other platforms, the following statement can be attributed to NAB Executive Vice…


RF Tech Watch: TrackPunch Launches Social Music Discovery Platform

TrackPunch launches its new music streaming service with one goal: to turn music discovery into a social experience. The platform provides users with an elegant way to find and listen to new music, based on their friends’ listening habits. TrackPunch…


RF Tech Watch: Wondershare Launches DreamStream

Wondershare today released DreamStream, the world’s first and only application to support streaming directly from PC to TV, via Chromecast, and it’s free for a limited time. Today’s launch introduces a revolutionary streaming application that will change the way you…