The Week In Review: 2/4 - 2/8

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In this week's Cover Story we talk to one of CHR's most passionate programmers, KHTT & KBEZ/Tulsa PD Jet Black. Under new ownership, Journal Broadcast Media, Jet's mission remains unchanged, oversee and deliver radio brands that are both entertaining and compelling while maximizing ratings and revenues. In Programming to Win, Rich Van Slyke weighs in on the concept of “sonic branding.” Van Slyke defines sonic branding as “the audio equivalent of a logo” and discusses five ways to create such a brand for your station. Question of the Week asks: What are your guilty pleasures: music, TV show, food? Plus, Hot Shots and the FMQB History Page.  [more]

UMG Signs Contract Extensions With Monte & Avery Lipman
Republic Records founders Monte and Avery Lipman receive new titles, while signing long term deals to continue with Universal Music Group. [more]

Warner Music Group Purchases Parlophone
WMG has won the bidding to acquire the Parlophone Label Group in Europe from UMG/EMI. [more]

David Massey Named President Of Island Records
Mercury Records President David Massey is promoted to President of Island Records.  [more]

Michelle Jubelirer Named EVP At Capitol Music Group
Entertainment industry lawyer Jubelirer joins Steve Barnett's senior management team at Capitol. [more]

Beasley & Big Machine Ink Revenue Sharing Agreement   [more]

Kevin Weatherly Re-Ups With CBS Radio  [more]

John Peake Named VP Of Programming For Clear Channel-San Diego
Veteran programmer will also serve as PD of Hot AC KMYI (Star 94.1). [more]

Four More Arbitron PPM Markets Given MRC Accreditation
Chicago, San Francisco, San Diego and Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill are all accredited markets for PPM ratings.
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Lew Dickey Talks Nash FM, Streaming & More On Bloomberg TV [more]

SiriusXM Revenue Up 13% To $3.4 Billion In 2012   [more]

Sony Music Reports Positive Fiscal Q3   [more]

Spotify Expects To Pay Out $500 Million In 2013  [more]

Entercom Net Revenue Up In Q4, Full Year 2012     [more]

Beasley Broadcast Group Revenue Up In 2012     [more]

Syndicated Bobby Bones Trades CHR For Country   [more]

Details On Sprint's FM Chip Activation Agreement Revealed   [more]

CCM+E Connections Sales Group Announces New Regional Structure  [more]

CCM+E-L.A. Launches EDM "Evolultion On KIIS HD2"    [more]

Sylvia Rhone's Vested In Culture Makes Staff Appointments    [more]

Abacast Announces Song Skipping Technology For Live Radio Streams     [more]

Joe McCollum Named Director of Media Integration For CCM+E-Philly     [more]

Following Arbitron Lawsuit, Pandora To End Ad Reseller Program   [more]

Kassof: Listeners More Likely To Enter Contests Online Than Via Phone     [more]

In Brief - February 4, 2013
Cumulus flips 98.9/Atlanta to Christian Country "The Walk," Disney & VEVO announce partnership   [more]

In Brief - February 5, 2013
Marc Rivieccio named Director of Marketing for Clear Channel-New York, Arbitron & Nielsen give FTC more time to review deal    [more]

In Brief - February 6, 2013
Erica Farber previews positive RAB 2012 report, iTunes Store sells 25 billionth song, details announced for 7th Annual Taste Of Hope event, FCC Commissioner Pai & Chris Daughtry added to NAB Show   [more]

In Brief - February 7, 2013
CBS Radio announces "Radio.com-A-Thon" celebrating Grammy weekend    [more]

In Brief - February 8, 2013
Mark O'Brien named Market Manger for Cumulus-Washington, D.C.  [more]

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




 
Breaking News
Charlie Walk Named President of Newly Formed Republic Group
Warner Bros. Ups Luke, Ravikoff in Rock Promo Positions
Entercom Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results
Nielsen Reports 4th Quarter And Full Year 2015 Results
WBLI/Long Island Announces Drive Time Live With Syke & M.J.
February 10, 2016
iHeartMedia Promotes Senior Programmers To Executive Vice Presidents
CBS Radio Celebrates Grammy Awards With Over-The-Air & Digital Programming
February 9, 2016
RAB: Radio Increasing Focus On Digital Sales
107.1 The Brew Is Sacramento's New Home For Rock
In Brief - February 9, 2016
February 8, 2016
"Saturday Night Online" Rebrands As "Most Requested Live With Romeo"
iHeartMedia Names Travis Moon Director of Country Operations for the Austin-San Antonio Region
Entercom Kansas City Announces Appoints Alan Furst PD Of KMBZ
February 5, 2016
Stu Bergen Named CEO, International & Global Commercial Services For Warner Music Group
JoJo Turnbeaugh Named SVP of Programming for iHeartMedia Las Vegas
In Brief - February 5, 2016
February 4, 2016
John Strazza Joins RECORDS
Greater Media Promotes Buzz Knight to SVP of Program Development
MIWs Announce Results from 2015 Gender Analysis
February 3, 2016
Leslie Moonves Named Chairman Of CBS Corporation
FADER Label Annouces New Distribution Deal With Caroline
Jeff Hickcox Returns To Beasley SWFL As Promotions & Events Director
February 2, 2016
SiriusXM Reports Major Subscriber Growth, Record Revenue in 2015
Music News
Kanye West Unveils The Life of Pablo
Quick Hits: The Grammys, No Doubt / AFI, Bruce Springsteen, NBA All-Star performers, The Beatles, Eaux Claires festival
Gwen Stefani Announces New Album, Filming Live Video During Grammys
Quick Hits: The Grammys / Eagles, Adele, Kelly Clarkson, The Grid NYC
Taylor Swift Leads Nominees for iHeartRadio Music Awards
Quick Hits: Kanye West, Disturbed & Breaking Benjamin, Lionel Richie tribute, Seether, Lamb of God, Way Home festival, Good Charlotte
Beyoncé Announces "Formation" Stadium Tour, Releases New Single
Metallica At CBS RADIO’s “THE NIGHT BEFORE” Concert in San Francisco
Rihanna Reaches #1 With Anti
Quick Hits: Grammy Awards, Zayn, Adele, Dead & Company, The Monkees, The Neighbourhood
Earth, Wind & Fire's Maurice White Dead At 74
The Entertainment World Remember Maurice White
Quick Hits: Rihanna, Lady Gaga, Future, The Lumineers, Stone Temple Pilots
Justin Bieber, Pitbull and More Added to Grammy Lineup
Quick Hits: Miley Cyrus, Iggy Azalea, Taylor Swift, Future
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Mike “OD” O’Donnell, OM
Entercom
Scranton Wilkes-Barre, PA

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