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S.I.N Founder Vince Pellegrino has Passed Away

Vince Pellegrino founder of the S.I.N. (Street Information Network) and Pellegrino Entertainment Group over 30 years ago has passed from cancer. He was surrounded by loved ones.  Pellegrino was also known for his S.I.N Awards at the end of every year held…

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Midwest Communications Launches Two New Stations

Midwest Communications has launched two new stations in Battle Creek, MI. The stations, WTOU-AM and FM 102.7 will be an urban adult format. “The Battle Creek area has been asking for adult urban programming in Kalamazoo,” station Brand Manager Troy…

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J.Cole, Tinashe and More at J.Cole’s Birthday

J. COLE, TINASHE, BUSTA RHYMES AND MORE LET LOOSE AT SUNDRAI’S AT DRAI’S NIGHTCLUB IN LAS VEGAS FOR J. COLE’S BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION Tinashe (left) and J. Cole (right) performing at Drai’s Nightclub at The Cromwell on Feb. 1, 2015 LAS VEGAS,…

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Cipha Sounds Exits Hot 97, States Frustration

Cipha Fired from Hot 97 Hot 97 has been making a LOT of changes over the last couple of years from programmers to a reality series to many morning show changes.  Several vets have left the station including Angie Martinez, Mister…

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Beasley Station Flips to Throwback

BEASLEY MEDIA GROUP WELCOMES NEW STATION Beasley Media Group’s 95 Rock signed off this morning after 16 years on the air. Welcome HOT FM in its place at 95.5 and 93.1! The new format is throwback Hip-Hop and R&B.

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WNBM’s Radio Summit on Community Relations

On Thursday Jan. 15, Cumulus New York’s WNBM and 77 WABC joined together for a special simulcast to present a Radio Summit to discuss Police and Community Relations.  In the attached photo: (L to R:)  Minister Kirsten John Foy, Brooklyn Chapter…

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GOSPEL 360 PRESENTS WEEK LONG TRIBUTE TO ANDRAÉ CROUCH

GOSPEL 360 PRESENTS WEEK LONG TRIBUTE TO ANDRAÉ CROUCH Superadio Distributed Daily Short Form Feature Honors Gospel Music Legend New York, NY – Gospel 360, a daily vignette feature for Gospel, Inspiration and Urban AC radio, is presenting a week…

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New PD for Hot 96.3 Named

Radio Facts congratulates industry vet Karen Vaughn on her new position as PD for Indianapolis’ Hot 96.3 (WHHH). IN addition she will continue to be the PD for WTLC (both FM and AM) and hold down a shift doing afternoon…

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Nielsen: Radio Remains Top Source for Music Discovery

2014 NIELSEN MUSIC U.S. REPORT ON-DEMAND STREAMING UP 54% WITH 164 BILLION STREAMS IN 2014 Vinyl LP Sales Increase 52% – Now Comprise over 6% of Physical Album Sales Radio Remains Top Source for Music Discovery Nielsen: Radio Remains Top…