This week, Katz Radio Group announced listening trends from the past year through their RADAR findings. According the the Wall Street Journal, broadcast radio is still king, reaching almost 250 million listeners a…
Billboard announced a few months back that they would take into account streaming into their rankings. They will now apply that some approach to the creation of seven brand new specialized charts.
Michele Catalano sat down with Matt Diablo, SXSW radio station curator for Slacker radio, for Forbes article to ask him what he saw coming out of SXSW this year.
The Harlem Shake, and its 500 million aggregate views, is only the latest example of YouTube’s effect on the music industry. According to an article on Business Week, the Harlem Shake and its predecessors mark a noticeable trend in music consumption and may point to where the industry is headed.
National Public Radio is gaining in popularity amongst younger music listeners, and the bands they listen to. According to an article in the Wall Street Journal, performances and guest spots on NPR are now more sought after than a magazine cover. Citing Triton Digital’s data, Pandora generates the highest web traffic for music listening, but NPR ranks sixth.
Feeling homesick or pining of days past spent tuning the radio to your favorite station? There’s an app for that. homesickFM not only brings terrestrial radio to your mobile device, but it allows you to tune in to your favorite local station, even if you are away from home.
“The notion that Spotify, Pandora or any on-demand service is the ‘enemy’ of ‘radio’ makes no sense,” Mike Agovino of Triton Digital explained in an article on Radio Survivor.
CBS Sports is gearing up for Sunday’s Super Bowl XLVII, and while the company doesn’t hold the radio play-by-play rights, the game is showcasing the synergies of its new radio network. Yet CBS is playing long ball with new CBS Sports Radio network.