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Radio puts U.S. consumers in the holiday spirit

Sleigh bells might be ringing, but what really gets U.S. consumers in the holiday spirit is, literally, the sound of music! According to a recent Nielsen survey, nearly half of all respondents (49.5%) said hearing holiday music on the radio…


Internationally Acclaimed “Faceless Paintings” artist Annie Lee Dies

Annie Lee Leaves Legacy of Iconic Artwork Internationally Acclaimed Artist Known for Her “Faceless Paintings” Portraying Culture and Emotion Passed Away (November 24, 2014 Henderson, NV) Internationally acclaimed artist, Annie Lee, known for her unique ability to celebrate African American…


Urban Jock Exits Station after 11 Years

Let the free agency period begin: Radio vet Lorenzo “Ice Tea” Thomas exits the WEDR in Miami and had this to say… Will I take my talents and return home? Or will I keep my talents on South Beach? Nevertheless,…


Aloe Blacc Puts Spotify on the Spot, Takes Stand for Songwriters

“IN RETURN FOR CO-WRITING A MAJOR HIT SONG, I’VE EARNED LESS THAN $4,000 DOMESTICALLY FROM THE LARGEST DIGITAL MUSIC SERVICE.” Those aforementioned lines say it all. These are the words of singer/songwriter Aloe Blacc, who proclaimed in his hit song,…

iHeartRadio Icons Live: U2 The Making of Songs of Innocence

Bono Apologizes For Giving Away “Free” Music?

iHeartMedia hosted “iHeartRadio Icons Live: U2 The Making of Songs of Innocence” an exclusive LIVE broadcast event featuring an intimate interview with Bono and Larry Mullen, Jr., discussing the recording process and the inspiration behind the music, with host, iHeartMedia…


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…


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….