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SBG Teams Up with Retro Pop Expert, Joe Cortez to Bring the 80’s & 90’s to Life!

February 21st, 2019

NEW YORK, NY February 7, 2019- Sun Broadcast Group (SBG) announced today that they have entered into an exclusive sales and affiliate partnership with Retro Pop Reunion and Host Joe Cortez. Each week, Cortez plays the biggest hits of the music video era while mixing in requests, flashbacks and great stories behind the songs. With … read more

SBG is bringing a new sound to nights with Throwback Nation Radio!

January 28th, 2019

NEW YORK, NY January 28, 2019 – Sun Broadcast Group (SBG) announced today that they have entered into a sales and affiliate partnership with Throwback Nation Radio. With Tony Lorino at the mic, TNR features the biggest Pop, Rock, and Dance hits from the 80’s and early 90’s—7 nights a week from 7pm to midnight. … read more

RADIO COURTS GROWING AFRICAN-AMERICAN MILLENNIAL SPEND.

October 21st, 2016

  [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 … read more

SOCIAL HAS GROWN INTO RADIO’S TOP STRATEGIC ALLY.

October 17th, 2016

[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. … read more

Shazam Announces iMessage App

October 11th, 2016

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 … read more

Radio CMA Award Winners Announced

October 10th, 2016

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” … read more

The DASH Is About To Get Even More Crowded

October 7th, 2016

[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 … read more

Twisted Sister’s Dee Snider Reveals New Solo Album Details

October 5th, 2016

[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, … read more

SHAZAM POSTS A PROFIT AND BREAKS 1 BILLION DOWNLOADS.

September 29th, 2016

[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 … read more

STATIONS SET FOR SECOND EMERGENCY ALERT TEST.

September 28th, 2016

[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 … read more

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