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

Metallica Launches Its Own Label
"Forming Blackened Recordings is the ultimate in independence," the foursome says in a statement.  [more] 

Quick Hits: Muse, The Who, Forbes' highest-paid musicians, One Direction, Fleetwood Mac, Django Unchained soundtrack, Wilco  [more] 

Phillip Phillips Plots Headlining Tour
The American Idol champ plans to get on the road in early 2013.  

Quick Hits: New Year's Rockin' Eve, VH1 Divas, AC/DC, Bruce Springsteen, Neil Young, Spotify, Beastie Boys, Christmas In Washington, Kyuss

Rihanna Scores First #1 Album
Unapologetic earns a #1 debut, while Phillip Phillips and Kid Rock also score Top 5 bows.  

Adele Nabs Diamond Award With 21   [more]

Quick Hits: Interscope Records, One Direction, Mumford & Sons, Christina Perri, The Rolling Stones, 50 Cent, Paul McCartney, Taylor Swift, Atlas Genius, Sevendust    [more]

Jane's Addiction Eyeing Conceptual LP
Perry Farrell says the band's next album will be theatrical and will "take it to another level."  

Quick Hits: Alicia Keys, 12-12-12 Sandy benefit concert, Dave Grohl, Kid Rock, 2013 Rock festival dates, Guns N' Roses     [more]

Ke$ha Talks Inspiration For New Album And Book
The Pop star embraces positivity on Warrior and her book, My Crazy Beautiful Life.  [more]

Quick Hits: Beyoncé, PSY, The Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, Coldplay, Nate Dogg, Kid Rock, Chris Brown, Bjork    [more]

Music News
Adele's 25 Smashes Sales Record
Quick Hits: Charlie Puth, Coldplay, Jack Ü
Bieber, One Direction Lead Billboard 200 Shakeup
One Direction, The Weeknd Win Multiple AMAs
Rihanna Announces Anti World Tour, Teases New Album
Foo Fighters Release Free EP
Quick Hits: Coldplay, U2, The Cure, Wilco
Chris Martin Talks Influences On New Coldplay Record
Quick Hits: Foo Fighters, Justin Bieber & One Direction, American Music Awards, Paris attacks, Tori Kelly
Adele's 25 Won't Be On Streaming Services
Quick Hits: Kelly Clarkson, Missy Elliott, Jimmy Eat World, Freddie Mercury, Bonnaroo
Zayn Malik Opens Up About One Direction Exit
Quick Hits: Firefly Music Festival, Eagles of Death Metal, Grammy Hall of Fame
Adele Unleashes Video For "When We Were Young"
Quick Hits: Tom Petty, Bruce Springsteen, Tool, Hangout Music Festival, Oasis
Breaking News
FCC Fines Drawing Scrutiny In Congress
Bill Hess Named OM At Cumulus-Washington, D.C.
In Brief - November 23, 2015
November 20, 2015
Adams Radio Group Of Delmarva Names Jay Gleason Operations Manager
iHeartRadio Presents Adele¹s Album Premiere Live from Joe¹s Pub 
Radio Mercury Awards Announces Advisory Council
November 19, 2015
Westwood One: The State of American Podcasting
Nielsen: Connecting With Political Millennials Through Music
Jacobs Media Webinar: 10 Mega Trends That Impact Radio
November 18, 2015
Republic Records Promotes Ben Adelson To SVP/A&R
Y100’s TC Wins Dancing with the Savannah Stars
Greater Media's Magic 106.7 To Become Boston's Christmas Station
November 17, 2015
Alissa Pollack To Be Honored At T.J. Martell Foundation’s 16th Annual New York Family Day
Cash Money Records Announces Annual Turkey Giveaways in Miami & New Orleans
Amanda "AJ" Malone Joins iHeartMedia/Indianapolis
Jacobs Media Blogs Radio’s Days as a Primary Traffic Source May Be Numbered
November 16, 2015
Pandora to Acquire Key Assets from Rdio
Apple To Close Beats Music
Entercom Adds Ashley O. To Mornings On WSFS/Miami
In Brief - November 16, 2015
November 13, 2015
Pierre Bouvard: "Pandora’s CFO Is Wrong, Radio Listening Remains Remarkably Stable"
The Week In Review: 11/9-11/13
November 12, 2015

Manny Simon
VP/Adult Formats,
Republic Records

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