Music

October 21st, 2016

RADIO COURTS GROWING AFRICAN-AMERICAN MILLENNIAL SPEND.

  [Inside Radio] As African-Americans, and particularly Millennials among them, continue to expand their influence on mainstream America, companies are working to reach this group with customized campaigns, as well as products and services to meet their specific needs. That’s good news for radio stations, as advertisers continue to address the demo. A new Nielsen […]

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October 17th, 2016

SOCIAL HAS GROWN INTO RADIO’S TOP STRATEGIC ALLY.

[Inside Radio] As any good on-air personality and radio exec knows, beyond airtime, the great behemoth that connects you with listeners and advertisers is social media. And more than ever, savvy stations are finding that the right social strategy is the best route to achieving the big goals—improving brand awareness, tapping access and ensuring engagement. […]

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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 7th, 2016

The DASH Is About To Get Even More Crowded

[Radio Ink] The radio industry has pretty much come to the realization that 100% ownership of the automobile dashboard is ancient history. The challenge has turned to how radio competes with everything coming available to the consumer on that all-important real estate. This was a very hot topic at The Radio Show in Nashville last […]

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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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September 29th, 2016

SHAZAM POSTS A PROFIT AND BREAKS 1 BILLION DOWNLOADS.

[RAIN NEWS]   Shazam announced two major milestones today. First, it has achieved profitability. The company said it has seen double-digit revenue growth stemming from a transition to advertising as its primary business. The potential audience for those advertising deals is a large one, with the announcement that the Shazam mobile app has exceeded 1 […]

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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 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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