The Week In Review: 1/28 - 2/1

Charlie Walk Named EVP Of Republic Records
Industry vet Charlie Walk is named EVP at Republic, overseeing Marketing, Promotion and Publicity.  
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Bubba The Love Sponge Found Not Guilty   [more]

Bubba The Love Sponge: Court Victory Is A Win For The First Amendment
After being found not guilty on all accounts, Bubba The Love Sponge told reporters if he'd lost the case, it would have hurt free speech.  [more]

Bubba-M.J. Trial Moves Forward As Randy Michaels Testifies [more]

Sylvia Rhone Teams With Epic Records For New Joint Venture
Rhone will head up Vested In Culture (VIC), her own label imprint under Epic.  [more]

Arbitron Shareholder Sues Over Nielsen Sale   [more]

Triton December Rankings Find Even More Pandora Growth   [more]

Todd von Mende Named CFO Of Capitol Music Group
Universal Music Group Distribution CFO von Mende segues to Capitol, following Universal's acquisition of the label.  [more]

Nadine Santos Named APD/MD For 92.3 NOW FM/New York   [more]

Will Calder Named APD/Midday Host Of WPOW (Power 96)/Miami   [more]

Cumulus-Atlanta Merges Rock Stations On 100.5
As expected, WNNX (Rock 100.5) merges with Active Rock 98.8 The Bone. [more]

Arbitron Files Suit Against Cleveland TV Station Over Copyright Infringement   [more]

UMG Partners With Alexandra Patsavas & Chop Shop Records   [more]

Grammy Foundation Names Ryan Seacrest Honorary Chair Of Board   [more]

In Brief - January 28, 2013
Premiere Networks inks distribution deal with "Hollywood" Hamilton, Radio One regains NASDAQ compliance  [more]

In Brief - January 29, 2013
Jeremy Pritchard promoted to APD/MD/afternoons at Modern Rock KBZT/San Diego  [more]

In Brief - January 30, 2013
Dan Persigehl joins Cumulus-Kansas City as PD for KCMO & KCJK   [more]

In Brief - January 31, 2013
Change coming tomorrow to Cumulus-Atlanta Rock stations, George Allen named Market Manager for CCM+E-Raleigh, Uncle Joe Benson joins Classic Rock KSWD/Los Angeles for mornings [more]

In Brief - February 1, 2013
RIAA asks House of Representatives to end Spotify block, Big Machine Label Group promotes Andrew Kautz to COO [more]

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




 
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Pandora Revenue Up in Second Quarter of 2016
John Crenshaw Named OM at Cumulus-Youngstown, OH
Alpha Media Savannah-Hilton Head Launches Throwback Station "G100"
July 21, 2016
iHeartMedia, Cumulus, Entercom, Cox, Sun Broadcast Group & Shazam Collaborate on New Audio Measurement
Justin Riley Named PD For Power 93.3 & 106.1 KISS FM-Seattle
Universal Music Publishing Promotes David Gray to EVP/Head of West Coast A&R
Steve Mann Named APD/Night Host at WGRR/Cincinnati
John Crenshaw Named OM at Cumulus-Youngstown, OH
Entercom Names Kim Reis VP/Digital Audience Engagement
July 20, 2016
UMG And Interscope Ink Multitiered Pact With Downtown Records Celebrating 10th Anniversary
WCTO PD Jerry Padden Adds WLEV Programming Duties in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
Cox Media Group Tulsa Names Mary Garcia Digital Sales Manager For Tulsa Radio
July 19, 2016
Beasley Broadcast Group to Acquire Greater Media For $240 Million
UMG Appoints Maria Alonte SVP/Film & TV Synchronization for Def Jam, Island & Republic
iHeartMedia Stakes Claim to Historic New York Skyline on Iconic East River Billboard
July 18, 2016
iHeartMedia Announces The Return Of The 2016 iHeartRadio Fiesta Latina
Brooke & Jubal Show Joins Aimee KVGS (Star 107-9)/Las Vegas
WQEN/Birmingham's #JustShowUpShow Draws Big Crowd
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July 15, 2016
CBS Radio Baltimore Debuts UpClose Studio
Cealleigh Moore Named GSM At Entercom Sacramento
July 14, 2016
iHeartRadio Opens Its Doors To NPR Stations
Pierre Bouvard Insights: Millennial Myths and Realities
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New David Bowie Box Set Includes Previously Unreleased Album
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Temple of the Dog Announce First-Ever Tour
Quick Hits: The Beatles, Iggy Azalea, My Chemical Romance, Haim
Quick Hits: Alternative Press Music Awards / Marilyn Manson, Wilco, Beck, Led Zeppelin, Kesha
Drake Returns To #1 On Billboard 200
Kanye, Taylor Swift Feud Over "Famous" Lyric Again
Quick Hits: Coldplay, Schoolboy Q, Prophets of Rage, Celine Dion, Against Me!
Katy Perry Releases Olympics Anthem
Quick Hits: Britney Spears, M.I.A.
Beyoncé, Adele Earn Emmy Nominations
Drake, Adele Top Nielsen Music Mid-Year Album Charts
Quick Hits: Guns N' Roses, Beasties Boys
Taylor Swift Ranked As Top-Earning Celebrity of 2016
Quick Hits: Joe Perry, Bad Boy Entertainment
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SummitMedia

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