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  • Day 3 PPM 9 28 2016

    CHARLOTTE-GASTONIA-ROCK HILL RADIO RATINGS FOR SUBSCRIBING STATIONS           AQH Share for Persons 6+, Mon-Sun 6AM-Mid     Data Released:  9/28/16     Subscribers Added:  ...

  • Diaz Shifts to Country WWKA

    Obie Diaz Morning co-host Obie Diaz has flipped from Cox's Rhythic Top 40 WPYO/Orlando to Country WWKA.  He will continue in the same role with Ashley Stegbauer. "Obie lives the format, is passionate about country music and has a tremendous track record of success in Orlando radio," says Dir./Branding & Programming Drew Bland. He succeeds AJ Maguire who goes to afternoons.  Afternoons were vac...

  • Nashville Association of Talent Directors To Hold Gala

    The Nashville Asssociation of Talent Directors (NATD) will hold its sixth annual NATD Honors Gala on Wednesday, Novemnber 9 with a reception beginning at 6 p.m. (CT).  The even will honor entertainment industry professionals.   This year it will celebrate Creative Artists Agency (CAA Agent and Co-Head/Nashville Rod Essig, McGhee Entertainment's Doc McGhee, Country Music Hall of Fame member Randy ...

  • Duhl Promoted At WQNZ/Natchez

    MD/afternoon personality Andrew Duhl has been promoted to PD at WQNZ/Natchez, MS.  He has been with the station since 2014 and his radio career has taken him to San Diego and Merced, CA.  He also worked with Mediabase for five years.  Outgoing WQNZ OM Teri Taylor has joined WUSJ/Jackson, MS doing middays.  She has been voicetracking for several weeks.  She takes the place of Russ Williams who lef...

  • Silverado Records Signs Hish

    Silverado Records has signed Country/EDM crossover artist Hish.   "Hish is a pioneer, a visionary taking risks on a genre that has fans embracing his unique take on Country," said Silverado Records Dir./A&R Aaron Chesling. "I am so stoked to have a groundbreaking artist like Hish on the Silverado team." "What I'm doing with Country music in the EDM realm is something that breaks down a lot of Na...

  • West Leaves WUSN/Chicago

    Part-time/weekend talent Jonthan West has left WUSN/Chicago after one year.  He is seeking his next opportunity. His radio expeirence includes time at Cumulus/Minneapolis and Leighton's KZPK/St. Cloud, MN.  Get in touch with him here.   Interested in part-time work in Chicago?  Go here.

  • Mike Maloney New Director of Sales For Entercom/Portland

    Mike Maloney has been named Entercom Radio/Portland as Director of Sales.  He will oversee sales at its seven-station cluster and includes Country KWJJ, 99.5 The Wolf.  Other stations include Classic Rock KGON; Alternative KNRK; Adult Hits KYCH, 97.1 Charlie FM; Hot AC 105.1 The Buzz; Sports KFXX-AM, 1080 The Fan; KMTT-A, 910 ESPN Portland and Smart Reach Digital. “I’ve been blown away by the Ent...

  • KBEQ's Mike Kennedy To Retire

    Steel City Media country KBEQ/Kansas City VP/Programming Mike Kennedy has announced that he will retire at the end of 2016.  He has been in the radio business for forty years.  After his retirement, Kennedy will continue to work with KBEQ as a lead consultant. Kennedy was inducted into the Country Radio Hall of Fame in 2015.  He went off the air last year to focus on programming responsibilities....

  • Thomas Rhett To Hit The Road

    Thomas Rhett will take his show on the road next year.  His first healdining tour "2017 Home Team Tour" will feature Kelsea Ballerini, as well as support from Russell Dickerson and Ryan Hurd.  It will kick off on Thursday, February 23 in Saginaw, MI and go to 15 cities wrapping up in his hometown of Nashville on Friday, April 21.  "This is really the first time we've been able to totally build ou...

  • CMA Launches "Forever Country Cover Series"

    As the Country Music Associaiton (CMA) continues the events leading up to the "50th Annual CMA Awards," it has launched the "Forever Country Cover Series."  The video will highlight various Country artist from the various decades as they perform covers of their favorite CMA award winning Country songs. Jon Pardi was the first to release his "Forever Country Cover Series" video for the Randy Travi...

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  • 'The Keys To Unlocking The Millennial Mindset' From Nielsen

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau’s International Database, Millennials make up 25% of the planet’s population, which translates into 1.7 billion people. As a consumer group, they’re just starting to flex their spending power, which will grow significantly in the coming years. While they’re years from fully establishing themselves, they’re already having a marked impact on the global consumer la...

  • Radio Show 2016 Underway In Nashville

    The Radio Show 2016 opened its session today (9/21) in Nashville with the annual presentation analyzing radio's financial outlook. Wells Fargo Securities' Davis Hebert recommended that in 2016, investors are less adverse to taking risks than they were last year, and expects ad spending to grow 2-3% this year (excluding Olympics and political ads), but the lack of political spending this year, he ...

  • Integr8 Blog: Recurrents Are More Important To Country Than Top 40

    According to an Integr8 Research blog titled “Why Recurrents Are More Important to Country Than Top 40,” songs that listeners still love after 45 weeks should be power recurrents for Country radio. Integr8 President and blog author Matt Bailey asserts, “Playing listener's tried and true favorites as if they were still currents might not hurt you today, but it could make your station seem stale tom...

  • Capitol Nashville’s Mickey Guyton Appears On 'The Today Show'

    Capitol Nashville artist Mickey Guyton appeared on NBC-TV's "The TODAY Show" this morning (9/21). She performed her current single, "Heartbreak Song." See her full performance here.

  • KTWO/Casper, WY Morning Show Host Brian Scott Dies In Motorcycle Accident

    AllAboutCountry send condolences to family, friends, and his co-workers of Townsquare Media News-Talk KTWO-AM (K2)/Casper, WY morning host Brian Scott, who died Sunday (9/18) in a motorcycle accident near Lewistown, MT.  Scott (full name Brian Scott Gamroth) was returning from a Shriners' event in Canada when the accident occurred. Scott, who was a Marconi Award winner in the Small Market Radio P...

  • BBR Music Group Hires Jennifer Coen As Executive Assistant

    BBR Music Group has hired Jennifer Coen as Executive Assistant, effective immediately. Coen joins from Cumulus/Nashville, where she worked in sales, and she succeeds Brittany Farrar, who departs BBR Music Group to pursue a career in the fitness industry. In her new role, Coen will report directly to BBR Music Group EVP Jon Loba, GM Rick Shedd, and SVP/Promotion Carson James. "We are going to miss...

  • Garth Brooks Will Make Richmond Tour Stop

    Pearl Records artist Garth Brooks will take his "Garth Brooks World Tour With Trisha Yearwood" to Richmond, VA for a Saturday, November 12th show at the Richmond Coliseum. Currently, one performance is scheduled for 7 p.m. (ET). Tickets go on sale Friday, September 30th at 10 a.m. (ET) via Ticketmaster. Look for more shows to be added to meet demand, as has been Brooks' policy in previous cities ...

  • Sam Hunt Will Headline 'Taste Of Country Music Festival'

    MCA Nashville artist Sam Hunt will be the headliner for the "5th Annual Taste Of Country Music Festival," slated for Friday, June 9th through Sunday, June 11th, 2017 at Hunter Mountain Resort in the Catskills in Hunter, NY. He joins previously announced headliner Jason Aldean. Additional headliners and performers will be announced in the coming months. Tickets and camping packages are available ...

  • AAC Sends Sympathies To Family And Friends of Kim Diamond

    Condolences from AllAboutCountry to friends and family of radio on-air veteran Kim Diamond, also known as Casey Daniels -- following her Tuesday (9/20) passing after a fight with cancer. Diamond worked many formats during her career; among the Country stations included former Clear Channel Country WKNN/Biloxi, MS; Cumulus Country WLXX/Lexington; and Country WTDR/Charlotte. She also worked at Magi...

  • The Cadillac Three Do A Three-Some On 'Late Night With Seth Meyers'

    Big Machine Records group The Cadillac Three took the stage on NBC-TV's "Late Night With Seth Meyers" last Night (9/20) and performed their song, "The South." Watch their full performance here.

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  • A-Z Nielsen Audio 9/14/2016 Subscribings Stations AQH P12+ Phase 2 SU 16

    Columbia, SC RADIO RATINGS FOR SUBSCRIBING STATIONS             AQH Share for Persons 12+, Mon-Sun 6AM-Mid       Data Released:  9/14/16       Subscribers Added:  9/1...

  • Nielsen Audio PPM Summer Ratings Coming Today....

    Nielsen Audio PPM Summer 2016 Results coming this afternoon at 5 p.m. (ET): Springfield, MA; Little Rock; Greenville-New Bern; Columbia, SC and Toledo Coming tomorrow September 15: Colorado Springs; Des Moines; Mobile; Spokane and Wichita

  • Diane Lockner Leaves Capitol

    Capitol/Nashville Northeast regional Diane Lockner has left after more than 10 years.  She is looking for her next opportunity and is grateful for her time there. Get in touch with her at 443-253-9194 or here. According to Capitol's VP/Promo Bobby Young, plans will soon be announced about plans for the Northeast.

  • Trace Adkins to Donate To American Red Cross

    Trace Adkins will donate the fee from his performance in Vinton, LA on Saturday, September 17 to the American Red Cross flood relief efforts.   "We are so grateful to Trace Adkins for his long-standing support of the Red Cross and for stepping up again now when his home state of Louisiana is in need," said American Red Cross Chief Development Officer Don Herring. Adkins will be presented the Uni...

  • Blake To Headline Carolina Kickoff 2017

    Blake Shelton will headline the Carolina Kickoff 2017 on Saturday, August 19, 2017 at Dowdy Ficklen Stadium in Greenville, NC. Shelton made the announcement at the East Carolina vs. NC State game on Saturday (9/10).  Early bird tickets are available here until 11:59 p.m. (ET) on Friday, September 16.

  • Drumm & Burks Show On WBLE/Batesville, MS

    Radio vets Steve Drumm and Chris Burks are hitting the morning airwaves on WBLE, Country 101/Batesville, MS. "The Drumm & Burks Show" starts Monday, September 19.  Drumm and Burks were perviously heard on Classic Rock WZLQ/Tupelo and WXMS/Memphis, among others. Drumm will also work as PD of WBLE. The new live show is part of a move to build an airstaff.  The station was previously automated. Get ...

  • Abby Zellmer Leaves WGNE/Jacksonville and Joins iHeartMedia/Huntsville

    WGNE, 99.9 Gator Country's APD/MD Abby Zellmer has resigned and will be headed to iHeartMedia as PD for Coutnry WDRM and Top 40 WQRV-HD2 W293AH, 106.5 Kiss-FM/Huntsville, AL effective immediately.  She has been with WGNE for a year.  She will be headed to iHeartMedia as PD for Coutnry WDRM and Top 40 WQRV-HD2 W293AH, 106.5 Kiss-FM/Huntsville, AL effective immediately.  This is a return to iHeartM...

  • John Boyle Leaves OM PD Post

    John Boyle has left Cumulus Country WRKN, Nash FM 92.3 and Alternative WZRH, 106.1 The Underground/New Orleans. He was also doing afternoons on 106.1 The Underground.  He's had 25 years in the radio business and is looking for his next gig.   Get in touch with him at boyoboyle@gmail.com or 916-889-3359.

  • Miranda Set To Release New Album

    Miranda Lambert is going to release her new album, "The Weight Of These Wings," on Friday, November 18.  The project was produced by Frank Liddell, Glenn Worf and  The new album includes her lead single, "Vice." As was reported here, Lambert is currently on vocal rest and has cancelled her remaining tour stops.  Her "Keeper of The Flame Tour" featured Brothers Osborne and Kip Moore.  

  • KDBL's Rik Mikals Transfers

    Rik Mikals, Townsquare/Yakima, WA OM and Country KDBL Brand Manager/morning co-host has been transferred to the company's Top 40 KEYW/Tri-Cities, WA for afternoons.   Mikals has been with the cluster for seven years after stops in Seattle and Bakersfield, CA.  Get in touch with him here.  In Yakima, the search in on for an OM.  Apply here.

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