Tag: TV

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Wendy Williams Speaks on Aaliyah Biopic and the Power of Radio

Wendy Williams came back to radio to talk to Big Boy as she stepped into his neighborhood at Power 106. The TV talk show host talks about producing the upcoming Aaliyah biopic, she goes inside the Lifetime TV Movie Biography….

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Music Industry Heavyweights Celebrate 10 Years with Ole Publishing

ole celebrated its 10th anniversary in style on Friday, October 24, with a blow-out bash at The Fermenting Cellar in the Distillery District in Toronto. The event was hosted by TV personality George Stroumboulopoulos, who recalled that in the early…

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Black Enterprise Returns to TV with Hollywood Hitmaker, Will Packer

On Saturday, November 1, 2014, Our World With Black Enterprise, a half-hour, nationally syndicated network television series that spotlights the contemporary African American experience, returns with new episodes, two new hosts and exclusive features on the most influential African American…

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TuneCore Continues to Keep Artists Paid in Full

TuneCore continues to grow opportunities and revenues for artists and songwriters. Today, the company announced strong Q3 2014 artist earnings results. Additionally, TuneCore highlighted several new, key initiatives launched to further support the growing generation of musician-entrepreneurs who choose to…

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Rev Al Sharpton Will Honor Others on His Birthday

Reverend Al Sharpton, founder of the National Action Network, will host the 2014 African American Vanguard Awards reception on Thursday, October 16. This event was created by Lord, Bush & Randolph, LLC. (LBR) to recognize African American’s who have made…

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Science Shows Why Radio Marketing is Significant

iHeartMedia, a leading global media and entertainment company with the largest reach of any radio or television outlet in America, today announced remarkable results from a study conducted in partnership with leading neuromarketing firm Neuro-Insight. Neuro-Insight uses its patented brain…

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Lil Kim Pulls No Punches with The Breakfast Club

The original Queen B, Lil Kim came through Power 105.1 to talk about her new mixtape. The rapper talks working with Diddy once again, being a mom, reality TV, and so much more.  She also talks being in prison, life…

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BMG Chrysalis Acquires New Production Library

BMG Chrysalis US has announced the acquisition of the Music Beyond Production Library catalog. The L.A. based independent library contains over 25,000 tracks, covering all genres of music. Offering one-stop licensing for projects, the company offers a wide array of…

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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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BMI Songwriter Performs for Nebraska Broadcasters Association

The man behind the hits “I Melt” (Rascal Flats), “There Goes My Life” (Kenny Chesney) and “Tattoos on This Town” (Jason Aldean) was on hand to perform at the Nebraska Broadcasters Association Pinnacle Awards Dinner. bmi award-winning songwriter Wendell Mobley…

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Tribune Appoints New CEO of Gracenote

Tribune Media Company announced the appointment of John Batter as chief executive officer of Gracenote and executive vice president of Tribune Media. An experienced technology and entertainment executive, Batter will set the strategic direction and drive growth for Gracenote’s core…

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New York HOT 97 MD Karlie Hustle Resigns

Hot 97’s MD Resigns Hot 97’s Music Director Karlie Hustle announced her resignation today.  Hustle posted earlier on her social media accounts: “I’ve made the decision to resign my position as Music Director at Hot 97. I will remain through…

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Radio Disney Just Told the World That Radio Is Dying

Hey Radio Heads, This is Mitch Faulkner with another insight on what is really going on in the industry! Often times we read articles and take them for face value and keep it moving because we are all so busy…

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Flo Rida Takes His Talents to the WWE

Flo rida will perform a medley of his hits and serve as the Guest Star of WWE®’s flagship program, Monday Night Raw, on July 21 at 8/7C on USA Network. Flo rida is a Grammy-nominated, award-winning, international recording artist best…

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Ebony Steele Exits Rickey Smiley, Replaced by Claudia Jordan

Sources state Ebony’s exit will be met with an opportunity for actress Claudia Jordan who will join the cast of the Rickey Smiley morning Show. EDITOR’s NOTE: We’ve known about this for a minute but instead of just reporting it…