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RIAA’s August Gold and Platinum Awards

  In August 2015, riaa certified 64 Digital Single Awards and 6 Album Awards.  Link to or open the attached PDF to view RIAA’s NEW month-end Gold & Platinum report. Complete lists of all album, single and video awards dating all…

Lil George made a stop by Power 92, Chicago

BMB Recording Artist Lil George made a stop by Power 92 Chicago to drop off his new single “The Sauce” at Power 92 Chicago. From left to right @realtv Real T of Power 92 Chicago @rawtvradio Sean Dale  Power 92…

Snoop Dogg stops by Real 92.3

Rapper Snoop Dogg stopped by to say hello to the new radio Mayor in LA Doc Wynter. Don’t forget to read the great interview with Doc in the new issue of Radio Facts magazine. On your desks next week.

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Robin Thicke and Pharrell lose lawsuit for Blurred Lines

Sending shockwaves through the music community, Marvin Gaye’s children Nona, Frankie and Marvin Gaye III, will receive $4 million in damages and $3.3 million of the profits from the song “Blurred Lines” a song the Gaye children site was a…

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Real 92.3 Hires new APD

Los Angeles’ newest station KRRL/Real 92.3 announced the hiring of Abdul ‘DJ A-Oh’ Hashem as their new APD yesterday. He will also have an on-air shift. Doc Wynter, iHeartMedia’s SVP/Urban, Real 92.3 PD stated: “A-OH is a first round pick….

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NIELSEN: Over 243 Million People 12 Plus Use Radio Each week.

A MILLENNIAL MAJORITY FOR AUDIO, TODAY Millennials are some of America’s most connected consumers, with an infinite number of entertainment options available to them in the palms of their hands. But while advertisers and marketers spend significant amounts of money,…

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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…

Jack the Rapper Book Signing at Sugar Bar (pic)

Caption: The Living Legend Foundation hosts a book signing at Ashford & Simpson Sugar Bar in New York City for author, Walker Smith. Celebrating the release “Mello Yello, the Incredible Story of Jack the Rapper”.  Photo credit: Ronnie Wright

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CD Baby Pro’s Publishing Catalog Quadruples in 2014

CD Baby Pro’s Publishing Catalog Quadruples in 2014: Indie Artists Lock in New Revenue Streams Never Before Available to Them CD Baby’s rights management service for songwriters—known as CD Baby Pro—had a huge year of growth in 2014. The service…

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Lyfe Jennings Visist KRNB

“Must Be Nice!” – Smooth R&B 105.7 invited DFW listeners to experience a Smooth Nite Out with Lyfe Jennings last night. He entertained the sold out house with fan favorites like Must Be Nice, Never, Never Land & his new…

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SESAC Congratulates GRAMMY Winners!

SESAC affiliates made an impressive showing at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards which were telecast live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Songwriters Tourist (PRS) and Jimmy Napes (PRS) took home Song of the Year honors for Sam Smith’s…

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Chicago’s Soul 106.3 Adds Classic Hip Hop Show

Chicago’s Soul 106.3 Adds Classic Hip Hop ShowChicago R&B outlet WSRB 106.3 FM will now add classic hip hop to its catalog of music offered through the station that targets adult urban listeners. Beginning on Monday, February 9, the station…