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Sports Jocks Fired on air, Find out via Twitter (vid)

This is the reason that labels, jocks, PDs and radio should befriend the legitimate industry press. We really DO know things BEFORE they do that could affect them. Chicago radio blogger Robert Feder broke the story on Twitter about the…

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Radio Round Up: Industry News

 Boyz II Men stops by WNBM New York Radio 103.9 studios ….to promote their latest album “Collide” (l to r: Nate Morris, WNBM Midday personality La Loca, Wanya Morris, Shawn Stockman) RCA Recording artist Jazmine Sullivan shows her support for breast…

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Radio One Third Quarter Results

Radio One, Inc. (NASDAQ: ROIAK and ROIA) today reported its results for the quarter ended September 30, 2014. Net revenue was approximately $112.2 million, a decrease of 5.3% from the same period in 2013. Station operating income1 was approximately $38.6…

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Dancing with the Stars hits the Road

DANCING WITH THE STARS: LIVE! North American Tour Commences December 27 Featuring Fan Favorites from the Hit ABC Show Mark Ballas and Witney Carson are the First Dancers Revealed for the Tour with More to be Announced Tickets on Sale…

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Producing Legend Nile Rodgers to be Honored by the Recording Academy®

THE RECORDING ACADEMY® PRODUCERS & ENGINEERS WING® ANNOUNCES EIGHTH ANNUAL GRAMMY® WEEK CELEBRATION HONORING NILE RODGERS Annual Celebration Will Highlight Sound Quality and Pay Homage to Musical Icon at The Village Studios in West Los Angeles on February 3, 2015 The…

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Here’s Former Boyz II Men member Mike McCary

Philly music has really been in the news as of late with Teddy Pendergrass and now Boyz II Men. Former Boyz II Men 4th member Mike McCary was spoken highly then harshly of when the remaining original members talked about why…

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Sister 2 Sister” Stops Magazine Edition

Sister 2 Sister Magazine, the national entertainment magazine focused on the interests of Black women, today announced that the company is restructuring from publishing a subscriber and newsstand-based print publication to a digital platform that integrates content, events and social…

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DJ Fired after Sex Change, Listeners Retaliate

This would not have gone over well in the States. ENGLAND: Capital FM DJ has Sex Change, Listeners Urge Station to Rehire Stephanie Hirst (previously Simon Hirst) underwent a sex change this past June. Station bosses relieved the vet DJ…

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Bey-day replaces Payday for former Radio One Employees

Well, Radio One did make an effort but the listeners were not interersted in an all news station in Houston so now hometown favorite Beyonce gets airtime 24/7 until a format is determined. Yashima Azilove, vice president of corporate communications…

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DJ Laz Switches the Style Up

DJ Laz, whose real name is Lazaro Mendez, shook up the radio world in Florida when he suddenly departed Power 96, where he was on the air for more than 20 years. He’s now on HITS 97.3 with a new weekday morning…

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The Stars Came Out to Support Robi Reed (PICS)

Emmy® Award-winning casting director and talent executive Robi Reed held her legendary end-of-summer event, “Robi Reed’s 12th Annual Sunshine Beyond Summer Celebration” – The Day Party With A Purpose benefiting The Reed For Hope Foundation, on Saturday, September 13, 2014…

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SiriusXM Slated to “Disrupt” The Airwaves

TechCrunch and SiriusXM announced it will launch “TechCrunch Radio,” a limited-run series premiering at Disrupt San Francisco 2014, one of the most anticipated tech conferences of the year. TechCrunch’s East Coast Editor, John Biggs, and writer and reporter, Jordan Crook,…