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  • WLFV and WARV/Richmond Leave The Format

    EMF's Country simulcast WLFV and WARV/Richmond, VA are no longer country.  They have been purchased from Alpha for $2 million.  Their website is directing people to Alpha's Classic Country WWLB in the market.  Staff will still be with Alpha in other capacities.  Richmond's remaining Country property is Summit Media's WKHK, which came in with a 5.5 (5) in Nielsen's fall 2016 ratings.  WWLB received...

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  • WVVE/Panama City Flips To Country

    WVVE/Panama City, FL has flipped from Rhythmic Oldies to country.  The new call letters are WWLY and they are plyaing 10,000 commercial-free songs and branding as "Wild Willie 100.1." The move follows three days of stunting with Christmas music, using the "Santa FM" moniker. They are describing Willie as, "Crafted for the unique musical taste of listeners in Panama City using extensive research h...

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  • Doug Aitken Leaving Borman Entertainment

    Director/Tour Marketing Doug Aitken is leaving Borman Entertainment.  He is pursuing a career in social work after earning his Masters degree in the field at the University of Tennessee last spring.  He plans on still taking occasoinal projects in the music industry related to tour marketing.  His successor is to be named next week. Aitken held positions at RPM Management, Outback Concerts, Pro T...

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  • Trisha Yearwood Nominated for a Daytime Emmy

    Congrats to Trisha Yearwood who has been nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for her Food Network cooking series, "Trisha's Southern Kitchen," in teh category of Outstanding Culinary Program. Yearwood serves as Executive Producer of the series in addition to hosting the weekly series. Yearwood won a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Culinary Program for "Trisha's Southern Kitchen" in 2013.

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  • Nielsen's PPM Monthlies Show Country Gaining Audience

    Comparing Nielsen audio's February 2017 numbers to the same time a year ago, shows Country as a format increasing among persons 6+ (7.2-7.4) and 25-54 (7.0-7.2). Persons 18-34 were day year-to-year (8.3-8.0) in February.  However, 18-34 shares have improved two months in a row growing 7.2-7.9-8.0 since Holiday 2016 monthly.  Persons 6-plus and 25-54 also improved as Country is recovering from the...

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  • ​KKWF/Seattle Selects Drew Bland As PD

    Entercom Country KKWF/100.7 The Wolf/Seattle has tapped Drew Bland as PD, effective Wednesday, April 12th. Bland joins from Cox Media Group Country WWKA/Orlando where he served as Director/Branding and PD since 2014; he previously spent 10 years at CBS Radio/Phoenix, including seven years at KMLE in various on-air and programming roles. Bland replaces Mike Preston, who departed last month. "After...

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  • Jimmy Webb To Be Featured At Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum

    Grammy-winning songwriter will be featured in the next installment of the series Poets and Prophets at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. Hosted by museum editor Michael Gray, the event will take place Saturday, April 29 at 2 p.m. in the musuem's Ford Theater.  Webb's interview will include stories behind the hit songs including "Galveston," "Wichita Lineman," "By The Time I Get To Phoeni...

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  • Lady A Headlining Bridgestone

    Lady Antebellum is scheduled to play their second headlining show at the Bridgestone Arena on Saturday, September 9.  The show is part of their You Look Good World Tour, featuring Kelsea Ballerini and Brett Young.   The tour and album mark a return for the trio after a brief hiatus, during which Charles Kelley released his solo project The Driver, which featured the Grammy-nominated title track t...

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  • KAJE/Corpus Christi, TX Flips To Classic Country

    Convergent's KAJE/Corpus Christi, TX has flipped to Classic Country as "My Country 107.3." Former KFWR, The Ranch/Dallas PD/midday talent Kevin McCoy will continue in those roles at the new station. Big D & Bubba have been added to mornings and Angela Leal will host afternoons.  KAJE will complete with iHeartMedia's KRYS.  They received a 7.2 (3) in Nielsen Fall 2016 ratings.

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  • More Added to 5th Annual ACM Party For A Cause

    The Academy of Country Music (ACM) announced Thursday, March 16 that Chase Bryant, Easton Corbin and Josh Turner among others have been added to the musical lineup for the 5th Annual ACM Party for a Cause. They will join those previously announ ced on stages at events taking place at various venues acorss Las Vegas on March 30-April 2, 2017, suurounding the 52nd Academy of Country Music Awards.  T...

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  • CMA Music Fest Announces Lineup

    The 2017 CMA Music Festival takes place Thursday through Sunday, June 8-11 in downtown Nashville. Monday thorugh Wednesday this week, a different stage lineup was posted on CMAfest.com and the official CMA Fest mobile app and artists and fans posted their #CMAfest excitement on social media. Today (3/17) the actual lineup was announced on ABC's "Good Morning America." Taking the big stage are Tr...

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  • CRB Looking For CRS Agenda Committee

    The Country Radio Broadcasters, Inc. is accepting applicaitons from interested parties wishing to be considered for the 2017-18 Country Radio Seminar (CRS) Agenda Commmittee.  The application deadline is March 31, 2017. Greg Frey, VP of Programming Operations at Cumulus Media, Inc. will serve as the 2018 Country Radio agenda chair with co-chairs, Judy Lakin, Director of Sales at Cox Media Group (...

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  • Thomas Rhett and Co. Launch Home Team Publishing

    Thomas Rhett and his manager, G Major Management's Virginia Davis and his songwriter father Rhett Akins have launched Home Team Publishing. The co-venture is in partnership with Roc Nation and is an extension of Rhett's "Home Team" brand and current tour namesake.  Rhett will stay with his long-standing publisher EMI/Sony.  The company's first signing is Eric Olson. "Songwriting has been a huge ...

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  • ​Guy David links Up With KYGO/Denver Morning Show

    Bonneville Country KYGO/(98.5 KYGO/Denver has added Guy David to co-host mornings with Tracy Dixon. He joins KYGO from Mountain Dog Media AC WFON-AM/K107.1/Fond Du Lac, WI and will begin at KYGO in early April. "Guy really jumped out of the speakers. He's a great storyteller, naturally funny, and engaging," said KYGO PD John E. Kage. "With all of the great morning radio in Denver, I feel like thi...

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  • Ratings Coming Monday

    Nielsen Audio will send February PPM Mnthly results beginning Monday, March 20.  The following markets will be downloading: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Dallas, Houston, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Nassau-Suffolk, Riverside-San Bernardino, San Jose and Middlesex-Somerset-Union. Look for them Monday on AllAboutCountry.com!

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  • WBYT/South Bend Launches Alexa Skill

    Federated WBYT/South Bend has launched the B100 Alexa Skill with XappMedia.  Listeners can hear the station's live stream as well as choose from six on-demand music categories of access six different station podcasts via their Amazon Echo. "Federated Media is excited to have our listeners access B100 content on whatever device is most convenient for them from wherever they reside," says Chief Str...

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  • Sarah Romero Named Director/Brand Partnerships and Strategy at G7

    BMLG Sr. Manager/Partnership Marketing Sarah Romero has been named BMLG Sr. Manager/Partnership Marketing at G7 Entertainment Marketing. "Sarah's decade of entertainment-marketing experience in brand partnerships will increase the playing field for G7 moving forward," says CEO Andre Gaccetta. "We're thrilled to have such an ardent music fan and industry leader joining our team."   Romero's resum...

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  • Garth To Perform At RodeoHouston

    Garth Brooks made a stop in Houston last night (3/16) to announce that he will play two shows during next year's RodeoHouston.  He will open the event on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 and also close the event as the final performer on Sunday, March 18, 2018. "We are thrilled to welcome Garth Brooks back to the RodeoHouston stage," said Houston Livestock Show And Rodeo Chairman of the Board Jack A. L...

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  • Ryman Celebrates 125th Anniversary

    To celebrate its 125th Anniversary, the Ryman Auditorium will welcome Tennessee residents to a free daytime tour experience on Sunday, March 26.   The Ryman Auditorium's Community Appreciation Day is sponsored by Ryman Partners and SunTrust Bank. Complimentary self-guided tours will be available from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. with presentation of valid Tennessee state ID at the Ryman box office.  No reservat...

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  • ​Katz Media Group Selects Mark Gray CEO

    Katz Radio Group President Mark Gray has been promoted to CEO of Katz Media Group, overseeing both Katz’s radio and television companies. In his new post, Gray will lead the Katz team of radio and television industry experts to deliver innovative ideas for advertisers and agencies, and drive revenue and operational results for Katz’s partners. He will also further develop Katz’s technology and dig...

  • Jack Purcell Named EM.co SVP/Radio Promotion & Marketing

    Big Machine Records SVP/Promotion Jack Purcell has been hired as SVP/Radio Promotion & Marketing for management company EM.CO, led by President Scott Siman. In this newly created position, Purcell will create and implement radio strategy for the company's roster, which includes Tim Mcgraw. The deal also includes working with Sandbox Management Clients Faith Hill and Midland, extending Purcell's ...

  • Kris Lamb Named Big Machine Records VP/Promotion

    Effective Immediately, DOT Records VP/Promotion Kris Lamb has been named for similar duties at BMLG sister label Big Machine Records effective immediately. Lamb succeeds longtime Big Machine SVP/Promotion Jack Purcell, who music row hears, has left the label for an opportunity to be announced very soon. “Kris has been on a mission since the day he joined Big Machine as a regional in 2010,” said B...

  • Al Brock’s Wife’s Memorial Service Date Changed

    President of Spin Doctors Promotions, Al Sorry wrote in in Facebook “Sorry for the confusion regarding the memorial service for my bride. It was scheduled for 1pm yesterday afternoon (3/8). We posted a message yesterday that the event was being rescheduled for a later date. We appreciate the kind words, flowers, emails and phone calls. Our family had a private remembrance last night”. The new date...

  • Reasons Radio Listeners IGNORE your Morning Show

    Gary Begin, the founder and president of “Sound Advantage Media,” tells reaaders "The Reasons Radio Listeners IGNORE your Morning Show". He possesses over thirty years of radio programming experience. Begin’s programming and on-air experiences have included diverse markets such as Tampa and Sarasota, FL, Providence, RI, Saginaw, MI, Hagerstown, MD, Columbus, GA, Portland and Waterville, ME. Check ...

  • A-Z Nielsen Audio AQH Share for P12+, Mon-Sun 6AM-Mid 3/8/17 PHASE 1 WI 17

    COLUMBIA, SC RADIO RATINGS FOR SUBSCRIBING STATIONS             AQH Share for Persons 12+, Mon-Sun 6AM-Mid       Data Released:  3/8/17       Subscribers Added:  3/8/17 ...

  • Reba's Seeing Red

    (L-R) Reba, Madame Tussauds' Reba wax figure, Brett Freedman Madame Tussauds Nashville is set to feature yet another artist, this time Reba.  In a social contest last fall held by Madame Tussauds Nashville, Reba was voted the by the fans as the artist they would most like to see take the stage at the attaction. Reba met her match during an interview with The Insider in Las Vegas ahead of a Marc...

  • Get Well Wishes To David "Bubba" Berry

    All good wishes go out to RCA Nashville Manager/Midwest Promotion David "Bubba" Berry following a second surgery to repair spinal damage.  During last week's procedure, Berry encountered complications, which necessitated today's (3/8) second operation.   Berry's wife Amy posted on her Facebook page, "He's in recovery.  Everything went great.  He should be walking tonnight with a new back.  Thank ...

  • Best Wishes Going Out to WYCD's Linda Lee

    All good wishes going out to WYCD/Detroit's afternoon co-host Linda Lee who posted news about a health setback today (3/8).  She was diagnosed with stage four lung cancer in September. She shared via Facebook today "You may have already heard the bad news that my small cell cancer spread during chemo, and was impeding my breathing big time. But ... keep the faith and prayers coming, because God i...

  • Radio Pays Attention to Amazon Echo

    Radio has been paying more and more attention to Amazon Echo as a way to increase listeners and improve ratings.  Last week included the device in his conversation about Tampa ratings.  There's actually another story about Amazon that could be more important.  Echo could be in a position to play a significant role in generating ad revenue and that growth moving forward. The most recent report is...

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  • iHeartMedia's Louisville Cluster To Air Weather From Hearst CBS Affiliate

    iHeartMedia's Louisville cluster will air weather forecasts from crosstown Hearst CBS affiliate WLKY-TV under a new agreement.  The reports will air on Country WAMZ as well as on News-Talk WHAS-A, Sports WKRD-A (790 KRD), News-Talk WKJK-A (Talk Radio1080), Classic Rock WQMF, Top 40 WNRW (98.9 Radio Now), Hot AC WLGX (100.5 Kiss FM), and Urban WTFX-F (93.1 The Beat)/Louisville.  We couldn’t be mor...

  • WKTT/Salisbury MD Goes Urban

    Rojo flipped WKTT/Salisburg, MD to Urban yesterday (3/1).  It will be operating the statoin via a time brokerage agreement pending its purchase from Rothchild.   This move will leave the market with two Country stations, iHeartMedia's WWFG and Adams' WKHI.   At this point no word on staff changes.

  • Rumble on the Row Competitors Speak Out

    The annual Rumble on the Row is coming up tomorrow (3/5).  EMI Nashville's Chris Fabiani says his only thoughts are not to die as he dukes it out with CAA's Justin Cahill. Columbia's Lyndsay Church will be fighting Sony ATV's Hannah Williams and says, "We've all worked very hard and all hope to win." Dot's AJ Calvin has put on 25 pounds to go into the ring with Sports WPRT "102.5 The Game"/Nashv...

  • A-Z Nielsen Audio 3/1/2017 12+Persons AQH Phase 1 Winter 17

    BIRMINGHAM RADIO RATINGS FOR SUBSCRIBING STATIONS             AQH Share for Persons 12+, Mon-Sun 6AM-Mid       Data Released:  3/1/17       Subscribers Added:  3/1/17 ...

  • National Radio Hall of Fame Now Accepting Nominations

    The National Radio Hall of Fame is now accepting nominees for 2017.  If you want to nominate someone you can visit www.radiohof.org and click on the Nominate tab. Suggestions should be made for individuals in the following categories: Longstanding Local/Regional (20 years or more) Active Local/Regional (10 years or more) Networks/Syndication (10 years or more) Longstanding Network/Syndication (2...

  • Kalinowski Joins Beasley

    Xmark Consulting founder Brian Kalinowski has joined Beasley Media Group as EVP/Digital.  He will be based in Charlotte. "I'm looking forward to starting immediately with the team at Beasley Media Group, a company with a truly exceptional portfolio of stations and talent,” said Kalinowski. “It’s a fantastic opportunity to be joining a company committed to creating a world class digital experience...

  • SESAC Signs Jamey Johnson

    SESAC has signed Country artist Jamey Johnson for representation.  Known for his songs by George Strait, Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard and others, Johnson said,  The energy at SESAC is something I haven't experienced in my professional career, and it's great. I need to be surrounded by people who are motivating me to write. One of those motivators is knowing that I have someone looking after the mo...

  • Phantom Producer Launches

    United Stations Radio Networks, Inc (USRN) has announced the official launch of a new Phantom Producer website featuring a re-imagined user interface (UI) known as the Sequencer.  Inspired by feedback from both affiliates of hte production tool and Phantom's partners, the new UI promises multiple viewing options that can be personalized. In re-designing the interface, focus was placed on teh user...

  • Brett Gets Most Adds

    Congrats to Atlantic WMN artist Brett Eldredge for earning 49 Mediabase adds with his single, "Somethin' I'm Good At," making it the most-added single at Country radio this week. Great work by Warner Music Nashvile SVP/Radio and Streaming Kristen Williams; VP/Radio & Streaming Chris Palmer; VP/Original Content and Radio Marketing, Chad Schultz; Warner Bros./WMN National Director Radio & Streaming...

  • Ty, Kelly & Chuck Update

    Cumulus' "Ty (Bentli), Kelly (Ford) & Chuck (Wickes)" morning co-hosts as well as the show's producer Glenn Johnson were involved in a serious traffic accident yesterday while traveling to New Orleans for Mardi Gras this week.  The four were in a vehicle that rolled over at least twice and came to rest in water.  All four were transported to a hospital in Hattiesburg, MS. Wicks was kept overnight...

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  • A-Z PPMs Day 3 2/23/17

    KANSAS CITY RADIO RATINGS FOR SUBSCRIBING STATIONS           Cume Persons (00) for Persons 6+, Mon-Sun 6AM-Mid     Data Released:  2/23/17     Subscribers Added:  2/23/17           ...

  • iHeartMedia Moves Norden To Tampa

    iHeartMedia has moved Sarasota Market President Pete Norden from Sarasota up to Tampa to work as the cluster's Area SVP/Sales. He will oversee sales for Country WFUS, US 103.5; Urban WBTP, 95.7 The Beat; Top 40 WFLZ;  Hot AC WMTX, Mix 100.7; Active Rock WXTB, 98 rock; News-Talk WFLA-A-W244BE; Sports WDAE-A W237CW; News-Talk WHNZ-A (Impact Radio), and Classic Hip-Hop W233AV-W290BJ (Thorwback 94.5 ...

  • CBS Radio Names Tim Roberts VP/Country Programming

    Tim Roberts has been named VP/Country Programming effective immediately.  Roberts is currently the VP/Music Programming for CBS Radio/Detroit, with direct programming oversight of Country station WYCD, Classic Hits WOMC and Top 40 WDZH, a role he will retain. Roberts has been in the radio industry for 29 years and 38 of those have been spent in Country.  Roberts will now be CBS Radio's lead liais...

  • Edison Research : The Mobilization of Country Radio

    Edison Research presented their seminar "The Mobilization of Country Radio" this morning (2/23).  It focused on how to increase mobile usage among Country listeners. Eighty one percent of American have a smart phone with only 8% of them using it to listen to the radio. Smart phones are being used everywhere--they are becoming our best friend.  If you're one that uses it in the bathroom, you're in...

  • National Association of Broadcasters Announced Finalists For Crystal Radio Awards

    The National Association of Broadcasters has announced the 50 finalists for the 30th Annual NAB Crystal Radio Awards.  The awards for commmunity service will be besowed at the NAB Raido Luncheon to be held at the NAB Show on April 25. The 2017 finalists are: HUBBARD Country KBHP (B101)/BEMIDJI, MN TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS Full Service KCLY/CLAY CENTER, KS CBS RADIO News-Talk KDKA-A/PITTSBURGH ALPHA...

  • Garth-Working On His Invitation Back

    Garth got real with CRS attendees this morning during his session "Inside Studio G." "Our job as artists is to surprise radio...that's what the Beatles did," he said when talking about his job as an artist.   Going on to explain why he has had some good times (as well as not so good times) with record labels, he emphasized that when few saw his point of view relative to streaming, digital ...

  • CMA Presents "The Power of The Country Music Consumer"

    The Country Music Association (CMA) hosted its first breakout panel today (2/23) to talk about the current Country music consumer.  They gave an overview of the format's consumers including spending habits and characteristics. With over 46 million Country listeners, the audience is wide but they have never been more connected.  Cell phone usage for music streaming, radio apps and listening to own...

  • A-Z Day 2 PPM's 2/22/17 JAN 17

    BALTIMORE RADIO RATINGS FOR SUBSCRIBING STATIONS           AQH Share for Persons 6+, Mon-Sun 6AM-Mid     Data Released:  2/22/17     Subscribers Added:  2/22/17 ...

  • CRS 2017 Opening Ceremonies Promise A Great CRS!

    Country Radio Seminar (CRS) 2017 Opening Ceremonies took place this afternoon (2/22) with Trisha Yearwood singing her beautiful rendition of our "Star Spangled Banner" as the US Marine Color Guard presented the American flag. Mayor Megan Barry was on hand and shared her thanks to all in the Country music community for all they contribute to Nashville.  She went on to share the story about a recen...

  • Byerly Promoted to Director of Sales and Associate GM for Neuhoff

    GSM Kathy Byerly has been promoted to Director of Sales and Associate GM for the Neuhoff/Decatur, IL cluster.  This includes Country stations WFMB and WDZQ.  She joined the station as GSM in 2014 when she transferred from Neuhoff/Springfield, IL. "Kathy is a wonderful success story" says COO Mike Hulvey. "She has grown a career from the front desk to market leadership. You can't get much better t...

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  • Country Music Associations Presents The CMA Triple Play Awards

    The Country Music Association presented the CMA Triple Play Awards at the Eighth Annual CMA Songwriters Luncheon, which took place yesterday (2/15).  The Triple Play Awards honor those who write three chart-topping hits in a 12-month period. CMA presented two awards to Ross Copperman (left) who wrote six #1 singles.  The Triple Play recipients were Rhett Akins, Zac Brown, Luke Bryan, Rodney Claws...

  • Chris Stapleton Announces "All-American Road Show" Tour

    Chris Stapleton has announced his "All-American Road Show" tour as well as a new album, due out Friday, May 5.  The tour kicks off on Thursday, March 9 in Houston and runs through Los Angeles' Forum, Denver's Red Rocks Amphitheater, Chicago's Wrigley Field and more. Special guests are Brent Cobb, Maren Morris, Lucie Silvas, Brothers Osborne, Anderson East, Margo Price, Lindi Ortega and Tom Petty ...

  • Goodwin To Join Liv Write Play

    Bates and Black (front) and (l-r) Liv WritePlay's Toshinskiy, Kurtz, Lane, Aaron Scherz,Goodvin and  Angelica Franzino   Publishing pro Victoria Goodvin has joined Liv Write Play as Creative Director.  The company has also signed songwriters Greg Bates and Skip Black.   Goodvin's resume includes time at Row Entertainment and Song Factory.   Bates was previously signed to a recording deal with ...

  • Myatt Hired By Parallel Entertainment

    Travis Myatt has been hired as Director/Creative for Parallel Entertainment.  He was previously Catalog Manager at Sony/ATV.   He will work with Tim Hunze and to expand Parallel Entertainment's songwriter and artist roster, which includes Lance Carpenter, Alex Hall, Jon Mabe and more.

  • Westwood One and Cumulus To Partner With The 52nd ACM Awards

    Westwood One and Cumulus Media are the official national partners for hte ACM Awards and have a comprehensive array of special programming and exclusive content to celebrate Country Music's Part of the Year. Westwood One will welcome more than 25 of the top Country stations in America to its Westwood One Backstage at the ACMs, which takes place during rehearsals and event night for the 52nd Acade...

  • Keith Urban Leads 'ACM Awards' with Seven Nominations

    Lady Antebellum announced nominees in five major categories this morning (2/16) during CBS-TV’s “CBS This Morning.” Keith Urban leads all Academy Of Country Music (ACM) nominees with seven, while Maren Morris and Miranda Lambert each received six nominations for the “52nd Academy Of Country Music Awards,” set for Sunday April 2nd Here is a full list of nominees:   Entertainer Of The Year: JASON...

  • Who Do Women Love Most -- Radio or Pandora? Burns/Strategic Study Webinar Starts Today

    Women 15 to 54 say they love their favorite radio station more than Pandora, by a huge margin:  58% to 32%. This and other information about how women feel about radio is being presented Today (2/16) in the first of four webinars from Alan Burns And Associates in partnership with Strategic Solutions Research.   Burns said, “Most women have a surprisingly deep connection to their favorite radio st...

  • MIW Gender Analysis Released

    According to the latest MIW Gender Analysis Study released by the Mentoring and Inspiring Women in Radio Group (MIW's) out of 11,229 AM and FM radio stations accounted fro by PrecisionTrak, as of December 31, 2016 1,944 or 17.8% have women holding the GM position in 2016.  This is a half-point increase from 2015, which was 17.3% and continues to show growth from 2004, when the percentage was only ...

  • Big Machine Records To Release "Nashville Duets"

    Big Machine Records will release CMT-TV's "Nashville" newest soundtrack album, "Nashville Duets," on Friday, February 17th.  The album features collaborations from characters and couples as heard throughout the series. "Nashville" cast members Clare Bowen, Chris Carmack, Charles Esten, Jonathan Jackson and Sam Paddadio will embark on a tour throughout Europe in support of the soundtrack. "Nashvil...

  • Southern Ground Music and Food Fest/Charleston Is Cancelled

    Zac Brown Band has cancelled its "Southern Ground Music & Food Festival" (SGMFF) in Charleston, SC.  The dates were scheduled for Saturday, May 20 and Sunday, May 21.   The website says, " Zac Brown Band will take this time to focus on the new album, 'Welcome Home,' and SGMFF will return in 2018. Appreciate all the support and love."

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  • Rittberg Named Chief Marketing Officer For Big Machine

    Mike Rittberg is the new Chief Marketing Officer for Big Machine Label Gorup.  He will oversee branding, sales, marketing, ecommece, data and streaming. Prior to BMLG, Rittberg's resume includes stops at Bill Silva Management (Linkin Park) and executive posts with Verve and Reprise. "In this ever-changing environment, what one was is now no longer," says BMLG President/CEO/Founder Scott Borchetta...

  • Kitty Moon Emery Passes

    Sympathies go out to friends and family of Kitty Moon Emery, who passed away today (2/8) following a battle with cancer. She was 70. Moon Emery's many contributions included to our industry includes services as CMA Board of Directors President in 1995 before moving hte same role for the CMA Foundation Board, whic oversees CMA charitable initiatives.  Moon Emery also oversaw Leadership Music as Pr...

  • Lady Antebellum To Announce Nominees For ACM Awards

    Lady Antebellum will appear live on "CBS This Morning" on Thursday, February 16 in the 8 a.m. (ET) hour to announce the nominees for the "52nd Annual ACM Awards,".   Entertainment Tonight (ET) hosts Nancy O'Dell and will go on the show's website at 8:50 ET to unveil additional category nominees. The "52nd Annual ACM Awards" will broadcast live from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 2 ...

  • HitsMeUp to Launch

    Skip Bishop A new onine platform and app that will give fans access to exclusive c Butch Waugh ontent from their favorite artists is coming.  HitsMeUp will include videos, behind-the-scenes coverage, live streaming concerts, exclusvie interviews, special announcements, contests and giveaways and more is ready to launch March 3. The platform will be based in Nashville and was co-funded by fiv...

  • Kris Daniels Back in PD Seat at KCYE/Las Vegas

    KCYE/Las Vegas morning co-host Kris Daniels has taken back her PD seat that she left last year.  Market Vet Emmanuel "Ransom" Garcia and industry Paul Knight have joined as MD/afternoon personality and middays, repectively. Ransom has been in the market for more than 13 years and Knight is coming back to do 10 a.m.-3 p.m.  Knight recently took a break from radio, but after a year and a half he re...

  • Drew Baldridge Brand Ambassador For Givn Water

    Cold River Records artist Drew Baldridge has been named Brand Ambassador for Givn Water, a socially conscious premium water brand. "Drinking plenty of water to stay healthy has always been a Given  but now we've kicked it up a notch," said Baldridge. "I am very pleased to say that every bottle of Given water sold has a great bonus, as it funds one day of clean water for a person in need."  "We a...

  • Kenny Chesney to Perform At Just Keep Living Foundation's "Amazing Race"

    Kenny Chesney will be performing at Matthew McConaughey's Just Keep Livin Foundation "Amazing Race" fundraiser on Saturday, April 8.  The event will take place at the House of Blues in New Orleans. Proceeds will benefit the J.K. Livin Foundation and NFL Quarterback The Brees Dream. Tickets go on sale Friday, February 10th here. For more information about the Foundation and its mission, visit the...

  • Katie Neal to Host Middays on NY's Nash FM 94.7

    Katie Neal has been promoted to midday host on Nash FM 94.7 in New York City.  She joined Cumulus in 2011 as Evening Host for WBNQ in Blomington, IL.  She moved to Cumulus New York in 2013 as weekend/swing talent for Nash FM 94.7.  She has also served as Cumulus Media/New York as Account Executive fro 95.5 WPLJ. "Katie is the epitome of the American dream and underscores the new Cumulus' commitme...

  • Gilbert Featured in NPR Essay

    Brantley Gilbert was featured in an NPR Essay, which focuses on Gilbert's new album, "The Devil Don't Sleep." The essay explores his authenticity as a songwriter and gives a closer look at his struggles and falters.   Writer Jewly Hight said, The thing that really makes the song, and much of Gilbert's music, feel as pugnatcious as it does is the way that he sings--his performances are isntantly r...

  • Miranda Asks Fans to Help "Gill The Little Red Wagon"

    Miranda Lambert and her MuttNation Foundation are asking fans to help "Fill the Little Red Wagon" at her "Highway Vagabond Tour" stops with food and supplies to help animals in need.  Fans who drop off pet food, treats or toys into the "Little Red Wagon" at the entrance of the venue will be entered to win a meet and greet. "I want to thank my fans, the volunteers, the shelters, Petmate, Live Nati...

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  • Garth to Perform at Travis Tribute

    Garth Brooks has been added to the "1 Night. 1 Place. 1 Time: A Heroes & Friends Tribute to Randy Travis" concert.  It is scheduled for Wednesday, February 8 at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville.  A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Randy Travis Foundation, a non-profit organization raising money for stroke research and rehab. "Mary and I are so blessed to ahve amazing friends all over this i...

  • Lari White Signs with Absolute Publicity

    L-R: Lari White, Don Murry Grubbs Lari White has signed with Absolute Publicity for PR representation. "We are very proud to welcome the great Lari White on-board as she enters her 25th year in the music business," says Absolute Publicity President Don Murry Grubbs.  "Singer, songwriter, producer, actress, author... she's done it all.  Lari's upcoming release is her first in 13 years and after ...

  • BMG Enters Into Agreement With Netflix

    BMG has entered into an exclusvie agreement with Netflix to manager and administer the network's music publishing rights outside of the US.  This includes scores, transition cues, themes and feature songs for all content owned by Netflix for its Netflix Originals, including TV series, feature films documentaries and other original content. Netflix is the world's leading internet TV network.  It h...

  • Little Big Town To Perform at Grammys

    Little Big Town will perform at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, February 12.  they join Maren Morris and Alicia Keys, Keith Urban, Carrie Underwood and more. Little Big Town share on Twitter, "Honored that the (Recording Academy) asked us to perform at the (Grammys).  Looking forward to celebrating.  Don't miss it!"

  • Chesney Offers The Key to the Keys Sweepstakes

    Kenny Chesney's Blue Chair Bay Rum is offering the Key to the Keys Sweepstakes, which launches in conjunction with the brand's new flavor, Key Lime Rum Cream.   The Grand Prize is a trip to a private show by in Key West.  The enter you must find either a "key" symbol under the tamper tape of the 500 select Key Lime Rum Cream bottles or download an image with further instructions here, now throug...

  • Seigler Promoted to VP

    GM of Brazos Valley/Bryan-College Station, TX John Seigler has been promoted to VP of the cluster includign Country KORA. "I was born and raised in Bryan-College Station," Seigler says. "It's a great place to live, work and raise a family. I look forward to helping continue to provide quality programming on these heritage radio stations."  Seigler joined the company in 2004. He became GSM in 201...

  • Scotty McCreery To Headline Patriots' "Super Bowl Fan Rally"

    Scotty McCreery will headline teh New England Patriots' "Super Bowl Fan Rally" on Saturday, February 4 at Verizon's "Super Bowl Live" in Houston.  The Rally will also feature Patriots alumni, cheerleaders, mascot Pat Patriot and more. Gates open at 10 a.m. (CT) and the event is free to the public. More info here.

  • Entercom and CBS Radio Combine With Tax-Free Merger

    Entercom Communications and CBS Corporation have announced that they have combined in a tax-free merger. Entercom jumps from previoulsy being fourth-largest radio company in America to #2 (behind iHeartMedia) and expands its overall station portfolio from 127 in 27 markets to 244 stations,  including 23 of the top 25 markets. It's a big deal for Entercom's Country division, too.  It more than do...

  • Severance Looking For Next Opportunity

    Former Beasley WKML/Fayetteville, NC PD Dean Severance is looking for his next opportunity.  He can be reached at 190-496-6709 or here.   Severance recently left the station after more than ten years and has worked in Rochester, MN; Greensboro, NC and Saginaw, MI.

  • CBS Radio Merges With Entercom, David Field To Head The Combined Company

    MERGER Entercom Communications and CBS Corporation announced that the companies have entered into an agreement by which Entercom will combine with CBS Radio in a tax-free merger. CBS Corp. Chairman/CEO Leslie Moonves said, “This agreement is great for shareholders and achieves our previously stated objectives by separating our radio business in the best possible way,” “Entercom is a superbly ru...

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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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