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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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Nielsen Year-End Most Popular Radio Formats in PPM Markets

As the calendar gets ready to change to 2015, we look back at national radio listening trends among the more than 243 million Americans (aged 12 and older) who tune in each week to see which formats kept toes tapping…

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Hip Hop Jock, Industry Vet Comes Out to Live his Truth

This past Friday, Comedian Buttahman visited Sirius XM’s Sway In the Morning to promote his upcoming comedy show at The Stand NYC. During the interview Buttahman revealed some things about his life that many did not know about him during…

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Ex Christian Radio Host Sentenced to 40 Years

Grand Rapids – A former Christian radio host John Balvo has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for child sex crimes. Details of what was presented to the court is here. On top of his sentence, his pregnant wife…

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Mister Cee Exits Hot 97 Segues to New Outlet

In a very interesting move, legendary mix jock Mister Cee has left his longtime position at Hot 97 and moved to Radio 103.9 a fairly new Cumulus UAC format with a very limited signal that entered the market this past…

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Media Personality/Radio Vet Fredrick Knight Passes

Donald Frederick Knight COLUMBIA – Wake service for Mr. Donald Frederick Knight, 54, will be held 7:30 p.m. Friday, December 12, 2014, at St. Paul Baptist Church, 4517 North Main Street, Columbia, SC, with burial at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, December…

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Changes at Radio One Coming

There’s a lot going on at Radio One. Changes are coming and another Boom outlet is about to be announced too. The key word is “Restructuring.” One market will have significant changes.  I sincerely hate reporting this but I like 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…