The Week In Review: 11/26 - 11/30

This week’s eQB Cover Story features Ruth Presslaff, President of Presslaff Interactive Revenue, discussing the growth of business opportunities in multiple media platforms. In Programming To Win, Fred Jacobs looks at Jacobs Media's Techsurvey pyramid.. Question of the Week asks: What's your all-time favorite holiday song? Plus, Hot Shots and the FMQB History Page. [more]

Steve Barnett Named Chairman/CEO Of Capitol Music Group
The UMG era at EMI begins with Steve Barnett named Chairman/CEO of Capitol.  [more]

Joe Riccitelli Promoted To EVP/GM Of RCA Records
Industry vet Riccitelli is upped to EVP and GM of RCA Records.   [more]

Republic Records Promotes David Nathan To SVP Of Radio & Video Promotion    [more]

House Hearing On Internet Radio Turns To Performance Royalty Instead   [more]

House Subcommittee Holds Hearing On Internet Radio Royalties    [more]

Cadillac Jack To Exit Clear Channel At Year's End    [more]

JB Wilde Named PD For WKSS & WCKI/Hartford-New Haven
Radio vet JB Wilde to program Clear Channel CHRs KISS 95.7 and KC101.   [more]

BIA/Kelsey: U.S. Social Media Ad Revenue To Reach $9.2 Billion In 2016    [more]

NAB President/CEO Smith Talks FM Chips, Ownership Rules
Gordon Smith discussed multiple issues facing the NAB on the Jim Bohannon Radio Show.   [more]

Salaam Remi Named EVP Of A&R and Production For Sony Music
Veteran producer and songwriter named EVP of A&R and Production at Sony Music Entertainment.   [more]

Billboard Names Greenwald, Dastur, Romano Among 2012 Women In Music Power Players   [more]

Canton Radio Raises $17,000 For Sandy Victims    [more]

Clear Channel Teams With Special Olympics, Launches iHeartRadio Christmas Channel   [more]

Study: Online Radio Not a Competitor For AM/FM Radio    [more]

In Brief - November 26, 2012
PD Dave Hunter and morning team exit CIMX (89X), House subcommittee sets radio royalty hearing for this Wednesday, CBS Sports Radio announces national morning show hosts   [more]

In Brief - November 27, 2012
Riley Couture joins 107.5 The River/Nashville, Upgraded Ford Sync software includes improved voice controls for radio  [more]

In Brief - November 28, 2012
Hollywood Records SVP of Promotion Justin Fontaine exits, Laura Ingraham splits with Talk Radio Network, VEVO reveals it has paid out $200 million in royalty revenue   [more]

In Brief - November 29, 2012
Triton Digital teams up with Xbox Music service, Total Traffic Network re-aligns its sales division, four bidders reportedly left in running for EMI Rosetta publishing catalog    [more]

In Brief - November 30, 2012
Chris Daly named VP of Sales for CCM+E-Dallas [more]

FMQB FYI... Links You Should Know About    [more]

Breaking News
2015 NAB Marconi Radio Award Winners Announced
In Brief - October 2, 2015
October 1, 2015
Cumulus Announces Programming Moves In Indianapolis & Atlanta
iHeartMedia Savannah Names Jonathan "JR" Reed Program Director At WAEV
Concord Bicycle Music Announces Major Strategic Investment In Razor & Tie Enterprises LLC
Nielsen & Westwood One Renew Relationship
September 30, 2015
Sean Atkins Named President Of MTV
The T.J. Martell Foundation Annouces The Clive Davis Research Fellowship Award
Cox Media Atlanta Names Tripp West Music Director/Midday Host On B98.5
In Brief - September 30, 2015
September 29, 2015
Cumulus Media Appoints Mary G. Berner CEO
iHeartRadio Music Festival Makes Billions Of Impressions On Social Media
Cox Media Group Jacksonville Launches New Easy 106.5
HD Radio Technology Expands Automotive Offerings
In Brief - September 29, 2015
iHeartMedia Tucson Names Carl Anderson Market President
iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Tour Returns Presented by Capital One
The CW and iHeartMedia Announce New Multi-Year Broadcast Agreement
Former Warner Bros. Records President Livia Tortella Launches Black Box
In Brief - September 28, 2015
September 25, 2015
FCC Commissioner Michael O'Rielly Headlines Session At 2015 Radio Show
The Week In Review: 9/21-9/25
Nielsen BDSradio Grows 40% Since Adding Streaming Data
In Brief - September 25, 2015
September 24, 2015
Pandora All-Time Royalties Surpass $1.5 Billion
Music News
Deluxe Edition of Sam Smith's In The Lonely Hour Announced
Fetty Wap Debuts Atop Billboard 200 Chart
Quick Hits: Selena Gomez, Miley Cyrus, Megadeth, Beastie Boys
Quick Hits: Fifth Harmony, Train's Pat Monahan, Seal, Roger Waters
Beyoncé, Jay Z & Prince Headlining Massive TIDAL X Charity Concert
Quick Hits: The Who, Ed Sheeran, Bleachers, American Music Awards, Katy Perry / Sting, Austin City Limits
Quick Hits: Nicki Minaj, Lady Gaga, Kendrick Lamar
Seven New Albums Debut In Billboard 200's Top Ten
Quick Hits: Kelly Clarkson, Fetty Wap, Corey Taylor
CeeLo to Drop Heart Blanche in November
The Week In Review: 9/21-9/25
Quick Hits: Pearl Jam, Muse, OMI, Collective Soul
Kanye West's Swish Could Be a Year Away
Quick Hits: Sara Bareilles, X Ambassadors, All That Remains
Ryan Adams Discusses His Own 1989

Mark Adams
San Francisco

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