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National Radio Hall of Fame Announces 2016 Nominees

National Radio Hall of Fame Announces 2016 Nominees Industry Voting Begins Today LOS ANGELES, May 23, 2015 – Voting for the 2016 National Radio Hall of Fame Inductees begins today. The 24 nominations in six categories were determined by the…

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PRX Wants to Reinvent Radio

PRX Forms RadioPublic, a Mobile Listening Company, with Investment from The New York Times, Project11, McClatchy, Knight Enterprise Fund, American Public Media, and Homebrew Jake Shapiro to Lead RadioPublic as CEO; Kerri Hoffman Becomes CEO of PRX.   Cambridge, MA…

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$2 Billion in Royalties and Rising for Pandora Artists

Pandora announced that it has generated more than $2 billion in all-time royalties for artists and songwriters, just nine months after hitting its $1.5 billion royalties milestone. Every month, nearly 80 million users now spend an average of over 23…

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iHeartRadio Launches "Prince Tribute Radio"

“What’s missing from pop music is danger.” – Prince Yesterday we were saddened to hear that music icon Prince passed away at age 57 and are encouraging listeners to remember his legacy by enjoying his prolific collection. Just launched on…

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Station Looking for PM Driver

We’re looking! PM Drive on air opportunity on the #1 station in the market. We’re looking for someone that understands how to share personality within a music intensive presentation on a very well established Urban AC station in the South….

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Radio One Jumps 5.67%

Urban multi-media company Radio One Inc. (ROIAK) jumped 5.67% on April 05 and was amongst the biggest gainers on the Russell 2000 for Tuesday April 05 as the stock popped 5.67% to $1.49, representing a gain of $0.08 per share. The radio…

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BIONCÉ FOXX TO HOST MIDDAYS ON V103 IN CHICAGO

BIONCÉ FOXX TO HOST MIDDAYS ON V103 IN CHICAGO Chicago, IL, March 14, 2016 – iHeartMedia Chicago announced today that Bioncé Foxx will host Middays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on V103 live in studio, beginning Tuesday, March 22,…

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How do Atlantans Rate Urban Radio in Atlanta?

We’re not sure if Atlanta urban radio is the BEST in the nation but we know it certainly has the MOST urban radio options. Not only does the Atlanta market have the most urban radio stations in the country, it…

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iHeartMedia Chicago Faces Pending Lawsuit

iHeartMedia Chicago is being sued for an alleged advertising scandal.  According to Cook County Record, iHeartMedia has been served with a class action lawsuit alleging it violated federal law when it replied to listeners’ song requests and other text messages with…

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New York Radio Has a New King of the Hill

SPANISH BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.  announced that its flagship New York City station, WSKQ-FM (“Mega 97.9”) had achieved a historic milestone in claiming the #1 ranking among ALL radio stations serving the Tri-State area, regardless of language or format. This historic achievement…

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Jock “RJ The Bad Boy” Dies

Roosevelt Polk aka “RJ da Bad Boy’ has died.  He passed last Wednesday. He worked for 102.3 JAMZ (KBCE) and MIX 93.9 (KMXH) in Alexandria, LA. JWPB Broadcasting stated: “We sincerely regret the loss of Roosevelt Polk “RJ da Bad Boy.” The dedication and joy that…

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WHUR Gets New PD

“WHUR 96.3FM NAMES FAMILIAR FACE AS PROGRAM DIRECTOR” Washington Based Radio Station Taps New PD to Lead On-Air Team Washington, D.C. – There’s a new Program Director in town at WHUR 96.3FM. The flagship station of the Howard University Radio Network has…