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Radio Facts 2014 Innovators of the Year

We put together this list of the people we were most impressed with this year in the industry and beyond. Your thoughts? Diddy – REVOLT TV Kudos to Sean “P-Diddy” Combs for creating another ALWAYS much-needed minority owned media outlet to…

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The Manhattans Winifred Blue Lovett Passes

We are very sorry to inform Radio Facts readers of the death of Winfred “Blue” Lovett, founding member and bass singer extraordinaire of the legendary vocal group The Manhattans. He was 74. source Related posts: HAROLD MELVIN AND THE BLUE NOTES…

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Radio Facts: A Farewell to Those We Lost in 2014

Once again we lost many people from the industry and beyond this year. Here is a list of those we said goodbye to. We’d like to acknowledge Robin Williams and Joan Rivers are not included in this list but we’d…

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5 Days to Raise, Helping Industry People in Need

Many of you know I have a tradition each year of sending debit cards to people in need who once worked in the industry and may have fallen on hard times. I try to do this in time for Christmas….

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KEVSUM: Classic Hip Hop, Good or Bad Idea?

Something New? Hallelue! I cannot tell you how many people have asked my opinion about the Classic Hip Hop format. Programmers, DJs, phone calls, DJs, Label reps, emails and more. This is what I think. I think urban is OVERDUE for…

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Industry Vet Shawn Norman has Passed

Radio Facts is sad to report Shawn Norman has died suddenly. She was an industry vet that worked for Sony Music in Promotions.  No word on what happened but her birthday was tomorrow. Unconfirmed reports indicate she was shot.  UPDATE: Shawn was…

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Little Boy States he Wants to Die Because of Bullies

Allow me to state I absolutely detest bullies in all forms from rotten kids to bosses to professors to corporations. This is very sad and a cry for help. His aunt is brilliant for filming this because the impact is…

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Google Chromecast Adds Radio Stations and Podcasts

Great news, Google Chromecast is adding Tunein which means the device will now have over 100,000 radio stations both nationally and internationally that can be heard on your TV, also 4 million Podcasts (including The Radio Facts Radio Show) will …

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Radio Facts Podcast pt 2: Marketing and Branding YOU

In this episode Kevin Ross, Sheila Coates and Lee Michaels talk about Wendy Williams and Charlamagne, two examples of success in radio and how they did it plus we talk about management at radio and how the politics work that…