Study Affirms Country Radio’s Gender Bias Is Only Getting Worse

An updated study by SongData which showed that on average just 18.4% of the songs played in country radio from 2000 to 2018 were by women, shows the format’s overwhelming. Continue reading

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Justice Dept. Sides With Irving Azoff In Global Music Rights Lawsuit Against Radio

In a victory for songwriters, the U.S. Department of Justice weighed in earlier this week on behalf of Global Music Rights (GMR), the Iriving Azoff led performing rights organization, in. Continue reading

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AM-FM Act Would Require Radio To Pay Artists, Labels

A new bill introduced into the US Congress would require broadcast radio to pay fair market value for the music they use.  The Ask Musicians for Music Act of 2019. Continue reading

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The Reason Radio Should Be The Best Algorithm

As AI and algorithms become an increasing presence in our day to day lives, working tirelessly in the background to inform our consumption habits, many of these algorithms continue to. Continue reading

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Ask Musicians For Music Act (AM/FM) Gives Artists Right To Say No To Radio

A new law that would give creators the right to keep their music off the radio and television has been introduced in both houses of the US Congress. The Ask. Continue reading

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REWIND: The New Music Industry’s Week In Review

In this flip back through a busy week in the music business, we revisit the state broadcast radio in the modern era, the arrival of music videos to Amazon Music Unlimited, how one Berklee student is working to provide music education to Honduran Children, and more.

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State Of Radio: Crisis? What Crisis

Living in a world of rapid-fire news, certain expectations have been established for how and how quickly brands are expected to deal with crisis when it inevitably strikes, a burden which falls particularly hard on a live medium like radio.

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Stationhead: Create Your Own Free Radio Station While Growing Your Stream Count

Stationhead is much more than an internet radio that you can create and control for free. It’s also a music community and discovery platform that pays artists and labels for. Continue reading

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What Truly Makes A Fan

In this piece, Fred Jacobs compares radio and sports fans, highlighting the value of cultivating long-term enthusiasts, and the limits of numbers and data in defining passion.

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WNYC-FM Is Latest Public Radio Station To Slash Music

WNYC-FM, one of New York City's top non-commercial radio stations, is canceling most music programming in favor of news and talk. Disturbingly, other public radio stations are making similar moves. Continue reading

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