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

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.

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 "" 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
CMG Tampa Appoints John E. Kage Dir. of Branding & Programming at Hot 101.5 FM
In Brief - November 25, 2015
November 24, 2015
FCC Fines Drawing Scrutiny In Congress
In Brief - November 24, 2015
November 23, 2015
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
Music News
Adele Announces European Tour Dates
Quick Hits: Adele, Eagles of Death Metal, Charli XCX, Joe Jonas
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

Manny Simon
VP/Adult Formats,
Republic Records

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