Entertainment

June 5th, 2017

Sun Broadcast Group, 92.3AMP Radio New York, and Sabra Team Up For Shazamable Ad Campaign!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEW YORK, NY, June 5, 2017- Last week Sabra teamed up with 92.3AMP Radio in New York to launch its first fully interactive Shazam-enabled campaign with Sun Broadcast Group’s Shazam For Radio platform. This campaign marked the first of its kind in the New York DMA. As an “unofficial start to summer,” […]

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January 13th, 2017

Jamie Foxx to Host ‘Beat Shazam’ App-Based Game Show

Jamie Foxx is turning game-show host. The Oscar-winning actor will host Fox TV’s Beat Shazam, an interactive game show based on the song-identification app Shazam. The game show’s producers include Mark Burnett of Survivor and The Voice. Foxx will preside over Beat Shazam as teams of two compete against the clock and other contestants to […]

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October 11th, 2016

Shazam Announces iMessage App

Shazam has announced the launch of Shazam for iMessage. This new feature brings the magic of Shazam to users inside of iMessage. Within the experience, users can Shazam and share their results as messages with friends – without leaving the messaging screen. With Shazam for iMessage, listeners will be able to discover music playing around them […]

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October 10th, 2016

Radio CMA Award Winners Announced

Lon Helton, KKBQ in Houston, WUBE in Cincinnati, and KTTS in Springfield are among the winners that will be recognized at “The 50th Annual CMA Awards,” on November 2nd in Nashville. Here’s the complete list of who won. National Personality of the Year —“Country Countdown USA” (Lon Helton), Westwood One Major Market—“Chris Carr & Company” […]

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October 5th, 2016

Twisted Sister’s Dee Snider Reveals New Solo Album Details

[LoudWire] With the end of Twisted Sister on the near horizon, charismatic frontman Dee Snider is looking forward to continuing his musical career under his name alone. We Are the Ones, Snider’s third solo record, will be release three days shy of Halloween on Oct. 28 through Red River Records. The album, produced by GRAMMY award-winner Damon Ranger, […]

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October 4th, 2016

SPORTS RADIO SCORES RECORD SEPTEMBER RATINGS

[Inside Radio] Sports radio spiked the ratings ball in the end zone in September. The format posted its best September results since the beginning of PPM measurement across the three broad demos of 6+, 18-34 and 25-54. Sports captured a 4.7 share among listeners aged 6+, a 3.7 in the 18-34 demo and a 5.3 […]

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September 28th, 2016

STATIONS SET FOR SECOND EMERGENCY ALERT TEST.

[From Inside Radio]   Years of planning and preparation will finally culminate with the second-ever national Emergency Alert System test, set to be conducted today (Sep. 28) at 2:20pm ET. The Federal Emergency Management Agency and Federal Communications Commission will use the one-minute exercise to determine if a series of upgrades since the last national […]

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September 22nd, 2016

BIG CLIENTS BOAST OF HUGE RETURN ON RADIO ADS.

[From Inside Radio]   If radio was seeking a feel-good moment among all its increased competition, flattish revenue projections and other challenges, it got one Wednesday at the Radio Show in Nashville. That’s when a trio of marketing execs from big national brands took to the stage to explain why they pour buckets of cash […]

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September 19th, 2016

New Targeting Capabilities Enhancing the Value of Digital and Broadcast Radio

[Radio Impact Reports] Scott Bender, Global Head of Publisher Strategy and Business Development, Prohaska Consulting Much continues to be written about the growth of digital audio. By 2017, Digital Radio listenership will grow to 57.8% of the population, according to a recent study by eMarketer. Digital advertising dollars are steadily following and are projected to […]

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September 16th, 2016

‘RADIO SHOW PODCAST’—A GUIDE IN AND OUT OF NASHVILLE.

The NAB and RAB have launched a limited-run podcast to preview the upcoming Radio Show in Nashville, “featuring the biggest names, thought leaders and newest ideas.” The “Radio Show Podcast” already has seven episodes, but its latest, a “Radio Show Pre-Show Planner,” with details on events, education and entertainment on-tap in Nashville, will come in […]

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