Apple Is The $2T Gorilla In The (Radio) Room

In addition to becoming the first company in the history of the US to reach the $2 trillion mark, Apple recently unveiled a plan to challenge broadcast, satellite, and even. Continue reading

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SoundExchange: ‘Congress Should Eliminate Market Distortion Of AM/FM Radio’s Free Ride Backs Of Artists’

In this statement, Chief Legal Officer of SoundExchange, Colin Rushing makes a case for why congress do away with the special treatment broadcast radio receives, at the expense of artists.. Continue reading

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Radio Is Switched On Again

In this piece Keith Jopling explore how the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has caused traditional broadcast music radio to make and impressive comeback, with both commercial and public radio networks the. Continue reading

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The Question Consumers Are Asking About Radio: Can I Trust You?

Here Fred Jacobs looks at the disruptive effects the COVID-19 pandemic is having on the radio and podcast industry, and the incredibly high value listeners place on trust when it. Continue reading

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The Lost Art of Listening: Up Next [Volume 2]

In this second installment of the Lost Art of Listening series, Song Somelier Keith Joplin looks at the continued importance of human curation in an increasingly algorithm driven world. Guest. Continue reading

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Coronavirus Is Altering The Music Business Big Time, But It’s Not All Bad

With shows, festivals, and tours cancelling everywhere, the music industry is in for some big changes, as COVID-19 continues its disruptive path forward. Here we look at how some of. Continue reading

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Ex-SiriusXM Program Director Defines A Hit In 2020 plus The Future Of Satellite Radio

Following eight years working in Satellite radio, industry veteran Jackson Bull weighs in on the challenge of defining a “hit” and how his former company was able to carve out. Continue reading

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Is AI Better Than A DJ?

As artificial intelligence continues encroach on the creative sector, more traditionally ‘human’ spaces are being taken over, including music curation. But are these robotic DJs better than their organic counterparts?. Continue reading

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FCC Demands Demands Payola Answers From UMG, Sony, BMG

Republican FCC Commissioner Mike O’Rielly has demanded that Sony, UMG and WMG answer new “pay to play” allegations that surfaced in an August 2019 Radio Ink report. O’Reilly wrote to Sony Music. Continue reading

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Radio Still Generates More Revenue Than Spotify and Twitter Combined

It was an interesting stat to come across on the same day that iHeartMedia laid off hundreds of DJs and other staffers. Broadcast radio still generates more revenue than many. Continue reading

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