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]




 
Breaking News
Dennis Reese Named SVP/Promotion At RCA Nashville
Cumulus Media Brings Hot AC To Savannah, GA Launches WZAT (102.1 The Sound)
In Brief - March 27, 2017
March 24, 2017
Ryan Seacrest Announces KIIS FM's Wango Tango 2017 Lineup
WMGC (105.1 The Bounce)/Detroit Adds “Big Boy” To Mornings
107.1 The BOSS/New Jersey Announce Air Talent Line-Up
March 23, 2017
iHeartRadio Surpasses 100 Million Users
Westwood One Promotes Mark Wildman to EVP/Strategic Partnerships
March 23, 2017
iHeartMedia Oklahoma City Names JJ Ryan PD For KJYO & KXXY
Entercom Names Richard J. Schmaeling EVP & CFO
Doug Gottlieb Joins FOX Sports Radio & FS1
March 21, 2017
Beasley Broadcast Group Reports 4th Quarter and Full Year 2016 Results
Chip Arledge Appointed OM For Cumulus Media Shreveport/Bossier City, LA
KXQQ/Las Vegas Names Natalia Hernandez As New Midday Personality
In Brief - March 21, 2017
March 17, 2017
Cumulus Reports Results for Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016
Entercom Austin To Move 96.3 FM RnB To 95.9 FM
March 16, 2017
iHeartMedia Names Geoff "G-Off" Owens PD For KXJM/Portland & KUBE/Seattle-Tacoma
c3 & FMC Statement: Elimination of the NEA, NEH, and CPB Indefensible, Shameful, and Senseless
iHeartMedia Introduces SmartAudio
Condé Nast Acquires Pop2Life And Ribyt
March 15, 2017
Radio One Houston Names DJ Riddler MD & On-Air Talent/Mixer For KROI (92.1 Radio Now)
iHeartMedia Names Mark Fuhrman Area President in Pittsburgh/West Virginia Region
Music News
Drake's More Life Sets Billboard 200 Streaming Record
Quick Hits: Halsey, Snoop Dogg / 2Pac, Pitbull / Wrestlemania, Paul McCartney, Phoenix, Matchbox Twenty & Counting Crows
Quick Hits: Kendrick Lamar, Iggy Azalea, Vans Warper Tour
Quick Hits: Gorillaz, Kaaboo Festival, March Madness
Chance the Rapper, The Killers, Muse & Arcade Fire Headlining Lollapalooza
QuickHits: Ed Sheeran, Chuck Berry, The Decemberists
QuickHits: NIN, Missy Elliot, Frank Ocean, Pitbull, Enrique Iglesias, Sublime
Rock Pioneer Chuck Berry Passes Away
The Entertainment World Remembers Chuck Berry
Ed Sheeran Spends Second Week Atop Billboard 200
QuickHits: Drake, James Blunt, Spoon, Bob Dylan
Quick Hits: Coldplay. BET Experience, Weezer
Quick Hits: The Chainsmokers, Pitbull, Ohana Music Festival, Arroyo Seco Weekend, Feist
Ed Sheeran Earns Biggest Debut Week of 2017
Quick Hits: Drake, Pearl Jam, Fifth Harmony
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