TODAY'S NEWS
BAKERSFIELD
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KUZZ-FM Country 10.4 6.5 9.1 8.8
KISV-FM Rhythmic Contemporary Hit Radio 7.8 10.2 8.2 8.4
KIWI-FM Mexican Regional 6.4 5.0 7.0 8.3
KNZR-AM News Talk Information 4.3 4.5 3.4 5.4
KPSL-FM Spanish Adult Hits 3.0 2.6 3.8 5.1
KKBB-FM Rhythmic Oldies 4.4 6.1 5.0 4.9
KGFM-FM Hot Adult Contemporary 4.0 3.2 4.0 4.5
KDFO-FM Classic Rock 3.6 2.4 3.1 3.5
KRAB-FM Alternative 2.2 2.6 3.5 3.1
KCHJ-FM+ Spanish Oldies 1.3 0.7 1.2 2.8
KLLY-FM Pop Contemporary Hit Radio 3.5 4.2 3.0 2.8
KBFP-FM Spanish Adult Hits 1.8 2.9 2.6 2.6
KCWR-FM Classic Country 1.4 1.9 2.4 2.6
KKXX-FM Pop Contemporary Hit Radio 3.4 3.3 3.9 2.6
KEBT-FM Mexican Regional 5.3 2.9 2.8 2.3
KERN-AM News Talk Information 1.4 2.8 1.5 2.2
KCHJ-AM Spanish Oldies 0.9 1.1 * *
KGEO-AM All Sports 0.5 * * *
KHTY-AM All Sports * * 0.5 *
KRJK-FM Country 2.3 2.6 2.0 *
KWAC-AM Spanish Sports * * 0.5 *
           
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HONOLULU
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KSSK-FM Adult Contemporary 11.7 13.7 13.3 12.0
KDDB-FM Rhythmic Contemporary Hit Radio 6.4 7.6 5.6 7.2
KUMU-FM Rhythmic AC 4.8 4.2 4.8 5.7
KINE-FM Adult Contemporary 6.7 6.6 6.0 5.6
KPHW-FM Rhythmic Contemporary Hit Radio 4.2 5.6 4.4 5.2
KRTR-FM Adult Contemporary 6.7 5.6 6.7 5.2
KDNN-FM Pop Contemporary Hit Radio 5.7 5.3 6.0 5.1
KCCN-FM Pop Contemporary Hit Radio 3.1 2.8 3.8 4.4
KQMQ-FM Pop Contemporary Hit Radio 3.0 2.1 2.4 3.1
KUBT-FM+ Rhythmic Contemporary Hit Radio 2.5 3.0 3.6 3.0
KHVH-AM News Talk Information 2.7 1.8 3.2 2.2
KUCD-FM Alternative 3.0 1.9 2.0 2.1
KKEA-AM All Sports 1.9 2.0 3.1 1.7
KPOI-FM Alternative 2.2 2.0 1.1 1.4
KKNE-AM Adult Standards/MOR * 0.8 * 0.7
KHKA-AM All Sports * * 0.5 *
           
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KNOXVILLE
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WIVK-FM Country 13.7 11.0 12.2 9.7
WIMZ-FM Classic Rock 9.4 8.7 9.7 7.9
WKHT-FM Rhythmic Contemporary Hit Radio 6.3 6.0 6.5 7.7
WWST-FM Pop Contemporary Hit Radio 9.7 9.6 7.9 7.5
WOKI-FM News Talk Information 3.6 3.8 4.8 6.2
WDKW-FM Country 2.6 3.1 2.9 3.3
WNOX-FM Classic Hits 4.3 3.7 2.9 3.1
WCYQ-FM Country 3.9 3.1 3.7 2.6
WNML-FM All Sports 2.0 2.5 2.7 2.2
WMYL-FM Country 1.2 2.0 1.3 1.7
WNML-AM All Sports 1.2 0.8 0.5 *
           
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OMAHA-COUNCIL BLUFFS
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Subscriber Format SP 16 SU 16 FA 16 WI 17
KFAB-AM News Talk Information 8.0 8.7 8.9 8.7
KXKT-FM Country 9.2 9.6 7.9 7.9
KGOR-FM Classic Hits 6.1 5.9 8.5 7.5
KQCH-FM Pop Contemporary Hit Radio 4.8 6.3 5.7 6.3
KEZO-FM Album Oriented Rock 5.2 5.5 5.0 5.2
KOPW-FM Rhythmic Contemporary Hit Radio 3.3 4.0 5.0 4.6
KQKQ-FM Hot Adult Contemporary 3.6 3.2 2.8 4.6
KKCD-FM Classic Rock 5.7 5.0 3.9 3.9
KSRZ-FM Adult Contemporary 4.9 4.3 4.2 3.9
KFFF-FM Classic Country 3.4 2.3 3.5 3.1
KISO-FM Pop Contemporary Hit Radio 4.0 3.6 3.4 3.0
KOZN-AM All Sports 2.4 2.1 2.5 2.1
KOOO-FM Adult Hits 2.5 1.9 2.1 1.5
KXSP-AM All Sports 1.3 0.8 1.6 1.5
KOIL-AM News Talk Information 0.8 0.8 1.3 1.0
KMMQ-AM Mexican Regional 0.5 0.6 0.8 *
           
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TULSA
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KRMG-FM News Talk Information 8.1 7.2 9.5 9.5
KWEN-FM Country 6.9 5.4 5.9 5.8
KJSR-FM Classic Rock 5.7 5.3 4.8 5.7
KMOD-FM Album Oriented Rock 6.9 5.8 6.6 5.4
KRAV-FM Adult Contemporary 6.0 4.8 4.7 5.0
KVOO-FM Country 4.5 4.6 4.1 4.6
KHTT-FM Pop Contemporary Hit Radio 5.5 6.2 4.1 4.5
KXBL-FM Classic Country 5.8 5.3 4.6 4.2
KBEZ-FM Classic Hits 2.7 4.5 3.7 3.9
KTBT-FM Pop Contemporary Hit Radio 3.4 4.0 3.4 3.1
KTGX-FM Country 3.2 3.4 2.4 1.8
KFAQ-AM News Talk Information 2.1 1.6 2.2 1.4
KTGX-FM HD2 Oldies 0.9 0.7 * 1.3
KIZS-FM Spanish Variety 1.0 1.2 1.1 0.7
KTBZ-AM All Sports * * 0.6 0.6
           
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Bend Radio Group Country KSJJ/Bend, OR midday personality Lola Montgomery has announced her resignation from the station, and radio all together.
On her Facebook page Today (4/28), Montgomery posted, “After 29 years in radio, I am handing in my resignation and leaving radio -- it is bittersweet. I am so completely thankful for you and your support throughout my 29 years … Sean and I are starting a second business on The Rogue River in Galice, OR. We will be doing shuttling for the rafters and parking on a commercial piece of property, and eventually we will offer rafting trips on The Rogue. We will work six months out of the year, and then we will hit the road and travel, selling Lola's Rapid Relief at festivals and events. We will also be near Sean's dad and uncle BoB, and we will be free of the daily grind. I love you all, and because of your support of our pain cream, we are able to live our dreams.”

Montgomery
joined the Bend Radio Group in 2013, first with AC KMGX/THE NEW MIX 100.7, eventually segueing to KSJJ for middays. Her radio resume includes middays at Alpha Broadcasting KUPL/ Portland, OR and Entercom KKWF/Seattle. No word yet from KSJJ on her final day there or plans to fill middays.

Kobalt, the independent music services company, has named kevin lane Dir./Creative, responsible for handling Kobalt’s extensive catalog while working creatively with publishers and directing writers in various capacities. LANE joins from BMG Chrysalis, where he spent seven years as Mgr./Creative and Dir./Creative at BMG.  

“I’m very excited to have Kevin joining the Kobalt team,” said Kobalt/Nashville GM Jesse Willoughby. Kevin has an incredible passion and knowledge of songs and the creative community; he’ll be a perfect addition to the creative team we’re building at Kobalt.”

Wyatt/Chuck
iHeartMedia/Virginia-Carolina VP/Programming Jeff Wyatt is selected SVP/Programming for the company's Baltimore region as well as PD of Country WPOC and Adult Hits WQSR/102.7 JACK-FM. Also, former WPOC PD Tommy Chuck moves to AC WASH/Washington, D.C. for PD duties in addition to continuing as PD for sister Top 40 WITH/HOT 99.5.

“I am excited to have Jeff return to iHeartmedia’s Washington, D.C. Region and lead our four amazing brands in Baltimore,” said SVP/Programming-Washinton, D.C. Region Jeff Kapugi. “He already knows the area extremely well, and his experience in both programming and on-air is unmatched.”
Wyatt is a radio vet with over thirty years of programming experience, most recently as VP/Programming for iHearMedia’s Virginia-Carolina Region and PD for Country WKKT/96.9 The Kat/Charlotte. Early in his career, he worked as a PD/afternoon on-air personality at KIIS/Los Angeles. He later was named VP/Programming for Emmis Broadcasting and held PD duties at KPWR/Power 106/Los Angeles. His background also includes serving as the VP/Programming for iHeartMedia’s Washinton, D.C. Region and PD of Country WMZQ/Washington, D.C.  

“Although I will miss working with the incredibly talented team in iHEARTMEDIA’s VIRGINIA-CAROLINA Region, I’m thrilled for the opportunity to build on the success of our BALTIMORE stations,” WYATT said. “I can’t wait to get started. It’s going to be fun!”
Send congrats To Jeff Wyatt here.
Chuck Adds WASH
Tommy Chuck is a solid as they come,” said SVP/Programming-Washington, D.C. Region Jeff Kapugi. “I’ve worked with Tommy in some fashion since he got into this business and I’m thrilled to have him focused on such an important brand as WASH-FM in addition to the amazing things he has been doing on HOT 99.5.”
Chuck joined the iHeartMedia team in 2000 at WKXJ/Chattanooga. Since then he has programmed WQEN/Birmingham, WXXL/Orlando, and spent eight years as PD/Digital Director for WFLZ and WMTX/Tampa. He spent the last two years programming HOT 99.5 and 93.1 WPOC.
“I am honored to now lead the two most listened to radio stations in Washington, D.C.,” said CHUCK. “Like HOT 99.5, 97.1 WASH-FM is a blue-chip brand with an incredible history and even brighter future. Thanks to iHearetMedia for believing in me. Thanks to my family for supporting me. I am blessed to have this opportunity."
Reach out to  CHUCK here.

Emmis Country WLHK/HANK FM/Indianapolis MD/afternoon personality JD Cannon has already signed off for the final time. And by this time next week, Cannon and his wife Sylvia will be relaxing on a cruise ship. Cannon announced his retirement in February, thus ending a 40 year career in radio that includes two CMA Personality of the Year trophies, another from the ACM, and a 2004 induction to the Country Radio Hall Of Fame.

What does retirement mean to Cannon? He will no longer work full-time at HANK FM, but will emcee station events and handle an occasional fill-in shift. A large number of industry friends gathered in Indianapolis on Wednesday Night (4/26) to celebrate Cannon. He is regarded as one of the nicest, most gracious human beings on planet earth. Today’s Indianapolis Star features Cannon, noting his 34-year run with Cumulus Country WFMS from 1977-2011, then a seamless transition to Emmis crosstown WLHK.


In a letter of goodbye to Indianapolis Country radio fans, Cannon left listeners with this final message:
  “I hope our paths will cross again soon. Don’t blink! Life goes faster than you think.”

United Talent Agency (UTA) has added Nick Barnes as Digital Strategy Agent based out of UTA's Nashville office. In this new role, Barnes will help build and execute digital and direct-to-audience strategies for clients across the agency, with a specific emphasis on music artists and the agency's growing Nashville presence.

"I'm elated to join the team at UTA and enter into a new chapter in my career," said Barnes. "UTA's commitment to digital growth is forward-thinking and progressive. With the contantly changing digital landscape, I look forward to keeping the company ahead of the curve and using my experience to attract new talent in Nashville and beyond." Added UTA Nashville co-head Nick Meinema, "As the agency continues to expand our suite of services across all areas, Nick will help bring our digital strategy practice to the next level and give us true digital boots on the ground in Nashville. His expertise at the intersection of music, digital, and marketing will serve as an invaluable tool as we continue to create new and innovative opportunities for our clients."

Barnes joins from Qprime where he served as Dir./Fan Engagement & Digital for EMI Nashville artist Eric Church. At Qprime, Barmes oversaw Church's growing fan club model, global digital strategy, and built proprietary technology to identify and mitigate ticket brokers' activity on the secondary market. Barnes also helped launch other verticals of CHURCH's business, such as "Highway To Home" with Rooms To Go and "These Boots" by LucchesE. Prior to joining Qprime, Barnes spent time at Sony Music Nashville as Arista Nashville Mgr./Digital Marketing.

SiriusXM has released their first quarter 2017 operating and financial results, including record revenue of $1.3 billion, up 8% versus the prior year period. 

Net income totaled $207 million in the first quarter 2017, up 20% from $172 million in the first quarter 2016.  Net income per diluted common share grew 28% to $0.04 in the first quarter 2017, compared to $0.03 in the first quarter 2016.  Adjusted EBITDA grew 14% in the first quarter 2017 to a quarterly record $502 million, compared to $441 million in the first quarter 2016.

"The year is off to a very solid start for our business, and we are on track to achieve our guidance for 2017," said SiriusXM CEO Jim Meyer. "I'm particularly proud of the record adjusted EBITDA of more than half a billion dollars and record adjusted EBITDA margin of 38.7% we recorded in the first quarter. We are also pleased to announce this morning the acquisition of Automatic Labs Inc., an exciting company focused on innovative products that broaden our array of connected vehicle services."

"We remain focused on delivering a bundle of compelling, timely, and entertaining programming for subscribers who have come to expect the best in audio from SiriusXM," added Meyer. "We continue to air new voices from unique personalities, such as special series from Brooke Shields, comedic TV star Jim Parsons, Andre Leon Talley of Vogue fame, and a new daily show from Craig Ferguson. In the first quarter, we again hosted a series of special subscriber-only events, including a great live performance from Ed Sheeran in New York City and our special Music Lounge in South Beach Miami leading up to the Ultra Music Festival."

 

Kevin Lane has been named Director of Creative responsible for handling Kobalts' extensive catalog while working creatively with the publishers and directing writers in various capacities.  Lane's resume includes stops at BMG Chrysalis, where he spent seven years as Manager of Creative and Director of Creative at BMG.

"I'm very excited to have joining the Kobalt team," said Kobalt/Nashville GM Jesse Willoughby.  "Kevin has an incredible passion and knowledge of songs and the creative community; he’ll be a perfect addition to the creative team we’re building at Kobalt.”

Honolulu; Bakersfield; Omaha; Tulsa; and Knoxville. Get the ratings for the subscribing stations FIRST in the in the AllAboutCountry News section   at 5p (ET).

Then, on Monday, May 1st look for: Albuquerque; El Paso; Johnson City-Kingsport-Bristol; Harrisburg; and York.   


In addition to the biggest award of the night honoring the Innovator of the Year, the Innovation in Music Awards announces sthe 2017 Class of Innovation in Music Awards recipients and nominees.  All will accpet their honors during the inaugural ceremony on Tuesday, June 6 at the Westin Hotel in Nashville.

The 2017 Class of Innovation in Music Awards:

Heritage Award: Mike McVay, McVay Media/McVay Syndication/ Listener Driven Radio 
Innovation in Music, Executive: David Macias, Thirty Tigers 
Innovation in Music, Artist & Creative: Shane McAnally, SMACKSongs
Innovation in Music, Live/Touring: Brian O’Connell, Live Nation 
Innovation in Music, National Media: Leslie Fram, CMT 
Innovation in Music, National Radio: Bobby Bones, iHeartMedia 
Innovation in Music, Digital Media: Gogi Gupta, Gupta Media 
Innovation in Music, Digital Broadcast: SiriusXM 

As was previously reported, this year's Major Market Radio nominaees for the Innovation in Music Award are:

Mark Anderson, WDSY/Pittsburgh; Johnny Chiang, KKBQ/Houston; Lauren MacLeash, KMNB/Minneapolis; Tim Roberts, WYCD/Detroit; Gregg Swedberg, KEEY/Minneapolis.
 
The Medium Market Radio nominees are Bev Rainey, KBQI/Albuquerque; Jon Reilly, WKLI/Albany; John Thomas, WRNX/Springfield; Sue Wilson, WQMX/Akron. 

Finally, the nominees for the Innovation in Music Award recognizing Small Market Radio are Scott Donato, WGTY/York; Kory James, KPLM/Palm Springs; Rik McNeil, KJUG/Visalia; Dave Michaels, WQHK/Ft. Wayne. 

The winners of all three Country Radio awards will be revealed during the inaugural ceremony.

Designed to celebrate those who have played a critical role in the development and advancement of the ever-changing music industry, the inaugural Innovation in Music Awards ceremony will recognize a number of industry leaders who are distinguished in the discovery and innovative strategy of driving forward the direction of today’s music landscape.

For more information, contact John Alexander at /todaysnews or 615-480-8121. Additional information will be released in coming weeks on www.innovationinmusic.net. 

Little Big Town helped honor 31 music educators from around the country as CMA Music Teachers of Excellence on Wednesday night (4/26) at Nashville's Nissan Stadium.  Now in its second year, this program honors the impact music can have on students and communities.

"These educators are building and inspiring a generation, equipping students with tools they will continue to use throughout their lives,” said CMA Foundation Chairman Joe Galante. CMA Foundation raises funds by CMA Music Festival ticket proceeds and presented on behalf of the artists who donate their time.  

In a surprise, pre-event gathering Little Big Town was reunited with their childhood music teachers. Jimi Westbrook was surprised by Sarah Glover and Jim Walker of Alabama; Karen Fairchild was reunited with Billy Jack Green of Georgia; Phillip Sweet saw Julia Lansford of Arkansas and Kimberly Schlapman's teachers were unable to make it but she did receive letters from Earlene Rentz of Kentucky and Robert Ivey of Georgia.

"We are living proof that dreams do come true.  Our teachers always reminded us that anything is possible with hard work, dedication and patience," said Schlapman.

Kelsea Ballerini joins Hailee Stinfeld and Sofia Carson for a musical tribute to Britney Spears at Sunday's (4/30) Radio Disney Music Awards.

Spears is receiving the first-ever Icon award.  Watch Ballerini reveal an embarrassing Spears-related memory here.







ALBANY-SCHENECTADY-TROY
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WGNA-FM Country 6.5 7.9 6.4 7.1
WFLY-FM Pop Contemporary Hit Radio 5.4 7.7 5.7 6.0
WPYX-FM Classic Rock 4.6 6.3 5.3 5.5
WGY-AM News Talk Information 6.2 5.6 5.5 5.1
WYJB-FM Adult Contemporary 5.1 5.1 7.0 5.0
WTRY-FM Classic Hits 5.0 4.2 5.5 4.8
WRVE-FM Hot Adult Contemporary 5.1 3.8 5.6 4.0
WQSH-FM HD2 Urban Contemporary 2.2 1.7 2.0 3.3
WKLI-FM New Country 2.6 3.7 3.1 3.0
WQBK-FM Active Rock 3.0 2.7 2.8 2.7
WAJZ-FM Rhythmic Contemporary Hit Radio 2.5 3.2 2.9 2.5
WKKF-FM Pop Contemporary Hit Radio 2.6 2.5 2.5 2.5
WROW-AM Oldies 3.5 2.1 2.7 2.5
WQSH-FM Adult Hits 2.2 1.6 1.7 1.7
WTMM-FM All Sports 1.9 1.9 1.8 1.5
WFFG-FM Country 1.2 0.9 0.7 0.7
WINU-FM All Sports * 0.6 * *
WNYQ-FM Classic Hits * * 0.7 *
           
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ALLENTOWN-BETHLEHEM
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WAEB-FM Pop Contemporary Hit Radio 10.2 12.1 10.1 10.5
WCTO-FM Country 9.3 9.8 10.5 9.7
WODE-FM Classic Rock 9.9 10.5 11.6 8.6
WZZO-FM Mainstream Rock 6.0 6.8 6.7 6.7
WLEV-FM Adult Contemporary 8.7 7.5 5.1 6.6
WAEB-AM News Talk Information 3.3 4.9 4.2 5.1
WWYY-FM Alternative 1.5 0.9 1.3 1.4
WEEX-AM All Sports 0.9 0.6 0.9 0.5
           
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DAYTON
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WHKO-FM Country 10.1 10.1 11.3 10.4
WHIO-AM News Talk Information 6.9 7.4 8.2 7.3
WTUE-FM Album Oriented Rock 5.8 6.0 5.5 7.3
WDHT-FM Rhythmic Contemporary Hit Radio 6.9 7.5 7.6 6.5
WROU-FM Urban Adult Contemporary 6.5 6.6 5.5 5.9
WMMX-FM Hot Adult Contemporary 6.5 5.7 7.7 5.8
WCHD-FM Pop Contemporary Hit Radio 5.6 4.2 4.3 4.0
WZDA-FM Alternative 2.6 3.2 2.2 3.3
WCLI-FM Country 2.3 2.1 2.1 2.7
WRZX-FM Classic Hits 2.4 2.2 2.9 2.7
WGTZ-FM Adult Contemporary 1.9 2.6 2.2 2.4
WZLR-FM Classic Hits 1.7 1.8 2.6 2.0
WYDB-FM Country 1.4 2.3 1.3 1.4
WHKO-FM HD3 Urban Oldies 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.9
WING-AM All Sports 1.1 0.8 1.2 0.7
WONE-AM All Sports * * * 0.7
           
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GRAND RAPIDS
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WBCT-FM Country 8.4 7.0 8.4 7.2
WLAV-FM Classic Rock 5.5 5.5 6.3 6.5
WOOD-AM News Talk Information 6.2 7.1 6.5 6.5
WSNX-FM Pop Contemporary Hit Radio 4.9 5.6 6.3 4.7
WGRD-FM Active Rock 5.8 6.3 5.9 4.6
WLHT-FM Hot Adult Contemporary 5.7 3.8 4.3 4.6
WSRW-FM Adult Contemporary 3.9 3.6 4.9 3.7
WFGR-FM Classic Hits 4.0 2.5 3.1 3.3
WTNR-FM Country 3.2 3.4 2.6 3.2
WHTS-FM Pop Contemporary Hit Radio 3.5 3.8 3.7 2.8
WTRV-FM Soft Adult Contemporary 2.3 2.0 3.1 2.6
WBFX-FM Classic Rock 2.6 2.9 3.1 2.4
WMAX-FM All Sports 1.7 2.0 2.5 1.8
WBBL-FM All Sports 2.6 2.9 1.3 1.7
WNWZ-AM Urban Adult Contemporary * 0.8 0.9 1.0
WJRW-AM News Talk Information 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.6
WHTC-AM News Talk Information 0.5 * 0.8 *
           
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WILKES BARRE-SCRANTON
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WKRZ-FM Pop Contemporary Hit Radio 11.2 10.7 9.9 10.7
WGGY-FM Country 7.6 7.4 8.2 7.2
WEZX-FM Classic Rock 5.1 7.5 7.4 6.1
WMGS-FM Adult Contemporary 6.0 6.2 8.1 5.6
WILK-AM News Talk Information 6.5 6.0 4.8 4.8
WBHT-FM Pop Contemporary Hit Radio 3.9 4.1 3.7 4.0
WBSX-FM Active Rock 3.7 2.7 5.7 3.9
WSJR-FM Country 2.4 1.5 1.8 1.7
WFUZ-FM Alternative 2.6 1.1 1.4 1.6
WSBG-FM Adult Contemporary 1.7 0.9 1.1 1.6
WMQX-FM Adult Hits 1.5 1.8 1.3 1.2
WEJL-AM All Sports 1.1 1.1 * 0.5
           
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The Conclave, which celebrates 42 years of educating radio broadcasters this year announces that Sunday, April 30 is the deadline to register for Conclave 42 at the early bird discounted rate of only $249.  The registration increases to $299 on Monday, May 1.  The 42nd annual conclave Learning Conference will be held July 26-28, 2017 at the Doubletree by Hilton-Minneapolis Park Place.  This year's educational sessions will include: increasing revenue (and ratings); how to help tlaent resonate with listeners; how technology (like Alexa) can benefit radio; using video for sales; podcasting and more.

Tom Kay, Executive Director, The Conclave said, "For the budget-conscious in radio (and sin't that just about everybody?), the Conclave is sounding the proverbial 'two minute' warning: Registration will rise on May 1st  In addition to providing the highest quality networking and educational event in broadcasting, the Conclave is also proud to ffer the most reasonable tuition available in the industry.  Even after May 1st, Conclave tuition will still represent a great bargain.  But why not save $50 while you can?  See you in July!"

To register for the conclave and for the full agenda, session participants and--did we mention?--to register visit www.theconclave.com!

Lone Star PR is looking for a full-time publicist for its Music Row location.  The entertainment PR firm handles publicity for clients including Josh Thompson, Cheyenne Frontier Days and more.

The right candidates will have one to two years experience in the industry.  Interested parties can get in touch with Lone Star PR's Heather Blakenship via email here

04/27/2017 12:36 PM
Underwood Honored By BMI
Mike O'Neill, President and CEO BMI, 
Paul Karpowicz, Chairman and Underwood
Carrie Underwood was honored by BMI at the 69th annual BMI/NAB dinner last night (4/25) at Wynn Encore in Las Vegas.  She was honored for the impact her music has had on the broadcast industry and her contributions as a songwriter.  Previous recipients have been Dolly Parton, Willie Nelson, Paul Simon, Carlos Santana, John Williams and more.

BMI also presented with that latest three of her 14 career BMI songwriting awards for "Heartbeat," Little Toy Guns," and "Smoke Break."  She was also recognized with nine BMI "Million-Air" certificates for her songs that have achieved one million or more spins  on radio.  This brings her career "Million-Air" certificate total to 14.

Little Extra Music has named Nicole Sherrill as Creative Director.  Sherrill will be responsible for pitching the Little Extra catalog, handling writer scheduling and continuing to assist President wiht the day-to-day operations of the company.  She is a graduate of Ole Miss, with a major in live performance.

Sherill is the daughter of award winning engineer Billy Sherrill who has worked with Kenny Rogers and Dottie West, The Dixie Chicks and Kenny Rogers.

“I couldn’t be more excited to be a part of the Little Extra Music family! I’ve always had a passion for songs and the creative process of writers has always captivated me. Connecting a song with the perfect artist is the most rewarding feeling,” said Sherrill.

Nicole is a huge ball of energy, with a vast knowledge of country music history, and a passion for all kinds of music. She is the perfect gift to Little Extra Music and our writers. We’re so grateful to have her on board!” said Ramsey-Perkins.
 

Steve Marshall (right) is going to Hot AC KIMN, Mix 100 Denver.  He was with Cumulus Rhythmic KVYB, 103.3 The Vibe/Oxnard-Ventura, CA. His last day with KVYB is Friday (4/28).

Marshall replaces PD Bo Jaxon who will now focus on his PD/morning show job at sister Country KWOF, 92.5 The Wolf.

Trisha Yearwood is teaming up with William Sonoma for a new line of specialty foods inspired by her Southern recipes.  The Williams Sonoma and Trisha's Kitchen collaboration will feature a biscuit mix, her Summer In A Cup Tropical Cocktail Mix, an unfried chicken seasoning kit, apple barbeque sauce and an applewood molasses rub.

The items are available online now at williams-sonoma.com/trisha and will be available at all U.S. retail locations starting May 19.  Yearwood will be making appearances throughout the summer at select Williams Sonoma locations across the country.

Trisha has been a loyal customer of Williams Sonoma for years and we are in awe of all of her many talents,” said Janet Hayes, President of Williams Sonoma. “A food collaboration between Williams Sonoma and Trisha Yearwood is a dream come true for all parties involved.”

“Williams Sonoma has always been my ‘happy place’ and I’ve wanted to be a part of their team forever! When I host a party, I focus on the people, not the necessarily the planning, and this food line provides easy ways to enhance your menu,” said Trisha Yearwood. “I am so excited to partner with one of my favorite home stores with a line that helps make entertaining easy and fun. I hope to help give home cooks the confidence to invite everyone over this summer!”

The Williams Sonoma and Trisha’s Kitchen collaboration includes:

SUMMER IN A CUP TROPICAL COCKTAIL MIX – A favorite summertime tradition offering a bright, sunny blend of tangerine, cherry and pineapple juices. 25.4 oz. (makes 12 servings) / $16.95

UNFRIED CHICKEN SEASONING KIT – Bake up a healthier version of Southern fried chicken with this blend of whole-wheat panko, Parmesan and spicy-sweet herbs. 6.6 oz. / $9.95

BISCUIT MIX – Whip up a batch of flaky, irresistibly light buttermilk biscuits. Just add buttermilk, cut into rounds and bake. 14.8 oz. (makes 12 biscuits) / $9.95

APPLE BBQ SAUCE – Made with sweet apple puree, tangy cider vinegar, molasses, chilies and spices. 19.5  / $12.95

APPLEWOOD MOLASSES RUB – A classic Southern-style blend of Applewood-smoked sea salt, molasses, brown sugar and spices. 3 oz. / $10.95


 

Opry Entertainment and Little Big Town have launched a line of merchandise named for Little Big Town's (LBT) song, "Boondocks." The line is part of a larger retail collaboration between Opry Entertainment and LBT.  The retail line will include three more collections, each inspired by LBT music, to be announced throughout the year.  The "Boondocks" collection is available through Opry Entertainment websites and in Opry Entertainment retail stores in Nashville.

The relationship we have with Little Big Town is a special one that began over 15 years ago when they first appeared on the Opry stage," said Opry Entertainment COO Michael Guth. "Opry Entertainment is uniquely positioned to help share their stories and deepen connections with their fans through the residency at the historic Ryman Auditorium, through our social and digital channels, and now through this exciting retail collection."

Added LBT's Karen Fairchild, "There's so much of where -- as the song says -- we all came from ingrained in each of these pieces. We can't wait to share it with our friends and fans and see what everyone thinks."

Nick Barnes has joined United Talent Agency (UTA) as Digital Strategy Agent  out of UTA's Nashville offfice.  In this new role, Barnes will help build and execute digital and direct-to-audience strategies for clients across the agency, with a specific emphasis on music artists and the agency's growing Nashville presence.

"I'm elated to join the team at UTA and enter into a new chapter in my career," said Barnes. "UTA's commitment to digital growth is forward-thinking and progressive. With the constantly changing digital landscape, I look forward to keeping the company ahead of the curve and using my experience to attract new talent in Nashville and beyond."
 
Added UTA Nashville co-head Nick Minima  "As the agency continues to expand our suite of services across all areas, Nick will help bring our digital strategy practice to the next level and give us true digital boots on the ground in Nashville. His expertise at the intersection of music, digital, and marketing will serve as an invaluable tool as we continue to create new and innovative opportunities for our clients."

Barnes was most recenlty wiht QPrime where he was Director/Fan Engagement and Digital for EMI Nahsivlle artist Eric Church.  At QPrime, Barnes oversaw Church's growing fan model, global digital strategy and built proprietary technology to identify and mitigate ticket brokers' activity on the secondary market.  Barnes also helped lunch other parts of Church's business including "Highway to Home" with rooms To Go and "These Boots" by Lucchese.  

Prior to joining QPrime, Barnes was with Sony Music Nashville as Arista Nashville Manager/Digital Marketing.
 

Keith Urban's 2016 release "Ripcord," which has been #1 on the Billboard Country Album Chart the last two weeks, is making history again and putting Urban in the country music record books.

Urban is one of only two country artists whose 2016 album release was certified platinum by RIAA.  "Ripcord" also puts Urban as the second country artist (amongst artists with nine or more platinum releases) to currently have every album certified platinum of multi-platinum.  This platinum streak of nine also places Urban at #8 on the all-time list of country artists with consecutive platinum albums.

Urban has been able to do what no other male solo country artist in history has been able to do, a #1 all-genre album chart position simultaneously in the US, Australia and Canada.  "Ripcord" has also been certified platinum in Australia and Gold in Canada.

"Ripcord" has produced four #1 country raido singles bringing career total #1 singles to twenty two (on Mediabase).  This also brings his historic run of consecutive top 10 songs to 37 and put Urban at #8 on Billboard's all-time Country Airplay Chart.







BIRMINGHAM
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WBHK-FM Urban Adult Contemporary 9.7 10.2 9.0 11.7
WBHJ-FM Rhythmic Contemporary Hit Radio 6.6 7.6 7.7 9.4
WZZK-FM Country 6.0 7.4 6.2 6.2
WBPT-FM Classic Rock 6.2 6.0 5.4 5.3
WUHT-FM Urban Adult Contemporary 5.0 3.6 4.4 4.7
WQEN-FM Pop Contemporary Hit Radio 6.0 4.8 4.6 4.3
WDXB-FM Country 4.9 5.0 4.6 4.0
WERC-FM News Talk Information 3.1 4.2 2.8 3.6
WJOX-FM All Sports 4.7 3.6 7.2 3.6
WMJJ-FM Adult Contemporary 3.9 3.9 5.4 3.4
WMJJ-FM HD2 Urban Contemporary 2.1 2.6 2.1 2.5
WAGG-AM Gospel 1.3 2.3 2.6 2.4
WERC-FM HD2 Contemporary Inspirational 1.8 1.6 1.9 2.4
WZRR-FM News Talk Information 1.7 2.2 3.1 2.4
WPYA-FM Hot Adult Contemporary 1.7 1.4 2.0 1.9
WQEN-FM HD2 Mainstream Rock 1.6 2.0 1.3 1.2
WENN-AM Adult Contemporary * * * 0.7
WQSB-FM Country * * * 0.6
WJQX-FM All Sports 0.5 * 0.5 *
           
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BUFFALO-NIAGARA FALLS
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WYRK-FM Country 10.4 11.8 9.6 11.2
WBEN-AM News Talk Information 9.5 8.7 8.3 8.3
WBLK-FM Urban Contemporary 7.1 8.4 9.3 6.8
WKSE-FM Pop Contemporary Hit Radio 6.0 5.8 5.8 6.3
WHTT-FM Classic Hits 6.7 6.4 6.4 5.9
WGRF-FM Classic Rock 6.3 6.9 6.5 5.4
WGR-AM All Sports 3.5 3.4 5.5 5.0
WTSS-FM Hot Adult Contemporary 4.9 5.6 6.3 4.8
WMSX-FM Adult Contemporary 4.7 3.9 3.3 4.0
WEDG-FM Active Rock 3.8 3.5 3.3 3.9
WBUF-FM Adult Hits 3.5 2.6 2.2 2.9
WLKK-FM Alternative 1.7 1.4 1.2 1.4
WWWS-AM Rhythmic Oldies 1.3 1.1 1.3 1.2
WWKB-AM All Sports * * 0.6 0.6
           
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GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG
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WJMZ-FM Urban Contemporary 9.6 10.1 10.0 8.7
WFBC-FM Pop Contemporary Hit Radio 4.8 4.8 5.0 6.1
WSSL-FM New Country 8.0 6.2 6.3 5.8
WESC-FM Country 6.4 5.6 5.0 5.6
WROQ-FM Classic Rock 6.2 5.2 6.0 5.6
WYRD-FM News Talk Information 4.2 5.2 6.0 5.0
WSPA-FM Adult Contemporary 3.6 2.8 5.3 4.4
WHZT-FM Rhythmic Contemporary Hit Radio 4.7 4.3 3.8 4.3
WMYI-FM Hot Adult Contemporary 2.9 3.8 3.4 3.9
WTPT-FM Active Rock 3.9 3.7 3.7 3.6
WRTH-FM Classic Hits 4.7 3.5 3.5 2.8
WFBC-FM HD2 Urban Contemporary 1.0 1.4 1.5 2.0
WGTK-FM News Talk Information 1.2 2.5 1.8 2.0
WJMZ-FM HD2 Alternative 0.7 0.8 1.2 1.4
WJMZ-FM HD3 Adult Hits 0.9 1.1 1.2 0.9
WORD-AM All Sports 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.7
WROO-FM Active Rock 1.3 0.9 1.1 0.7
WLFJ-AM Religious * 0.6 * *
           
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RICHMOND
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WKJS-FM Urban Adult Contemporary 9.5 7.7 8.5 8.3
WBTJ-FM Urban Contemporary 7.7 7.6 7.3 7.2
WCDX-FM Urban Contemporary 4.6 6.0 5.2 5.8
WKHK-FM Country 6.3 6.3 5.5 5.7
WRVQ-FM Pop Contemporary Hit Radio 4.3 5.2 5.1 5.3
WPZZ-FM Contemporary Inspirational 4.5 6.4 5.4 5.0
WRVA-AM News Talk Information 5.6 5.3 5.7 4.7
WTVR-FM Adult Contemporary 4.7 4.9 6.0 4.7
WRXL-FM Mainstream Rock 4.2 4.0 3.8 4.0
WURV-FM Hot Adult Contemporary 2.9 3.3 3.5 3.8
WKLR-FM Classic Rock 2.7 3.1 3.8 2.9
WWLB-FM Classic Country 2.4 1.3 2.1 2.3
WJSR-FM Classic Hits 3.3 3.0 2.1 2.2
WLFV-FM New Country 1.4 1.5 1.4 2.0
WBBT-FM Classic Hits 2.8 1.5 1.0 1.6
WRNL-AM All Sports 0.6 0.8 0.9 1.0
WRVQ-FM HD2 Classic Rock 0.6 0.8 0.8 0.7
WURV-FM HD2 Pop Contemporary Hit Radio 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.7
           
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ROCHESTER, NY
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WBEE-FM Country 10.3 9.9 8.3 8.5
WDKX-FM Urban Contemporary 7.9 9.6 8.5 7.9
WHAM-AM News Talk Information 7.0 5.5 7.1 7.8
WCMF-FM Classic Rock 4.5 4.6 6.6 5.4
WAIO-FM Classic Rock 4.6 5.1 3.8 5.3
WPXY-FM Pop Contemporary Hit Radio 5.2 5.1 4.1 4.8
WBZA-FM Classic Hits 3.7 3.6 2.9 3.6
WDVI-FM Hot Adult Contemporary 3.5 3.3 3.6 3.3
WKGS-FM Pop Contemporary Hit Radio 2.5 3.0 2.4 2.6
WHTK-AM All Sports 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.7
WNBL-FM Country 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.6
WROC-AM All Sports 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.6
WVOR-FM Adult Contemporary * 0.4 0.6 *
           
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TUCSON
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KRQQ-FM Pop Contemporary Hit Radio 6.3 9.0 7.8 8.6
KIIM-FM Country 8.2 7.0 8.4 7.7
KMXZ-FM Adult Contemporary 7.0 5.2 6.7 6.1
KHYT-FM Classic Hits 4.7 6.2 6.5 5.8
KNST-AM News Talk Information 3.0 4.3 2.9 5.4
KLPX-FM Classic Rock 4.4 5.7 5.1 4.8
KCMT-FM Mexican Regional 3.6 3.3 4.2 3.9
KOHT-FM Rhythmic Contemporary Hit Radio 3.6 3.4 3.8 3.9
KFMA-FM Alternative 2.8 4.7 4.1 3.3
KMIY-FM Hot Adult Contemporary 4.0 3.5 3.3 2.7
KTGV-FM Rhythmic AC 2.4 2.4 2.6 2.7
KSZR-FM Rhythmic AC 2.3 1.9 2.2 2.5
KTKT-AM Spanish Contemporary 1.0 0.8 2.2 2.2
KTUC-AM Adult Standards/MOR 2.0 1.4 2.0 2.0
KZLZ-FM Mexican Regional 2.5 1.4 1.4 1.8
KQTH-FM News Talk Information 2.3 2.2 1.0 1.5
KYWD-FM Country 0.8 1.0 1.6 1.5
KXEW-AM Tejano 1.4 1.5 0.9 1.2
KCUB-AM All Sports 0.5 0.6 0.5 1.0
KFFN-AM All Sports 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.7
KTZR-AM Spanish Adult Hits 0.8 1.0 0.5 *
           
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According to the Scripps country WTTS/Springfield, MO website, their parent company E.W. Scripps Company is going to launch a daytime lifestyle talk show based out of Nashville.  It is due to begin this fall.  It will debut in 20 of its 24 television markets.  It will also be available for national syndication.

The show will include Faith Hill as Executive Producer in partnership with former "The Oprah Winfrey Show" Executive Producer Lisa Erspamer and Sandbox Entertainment CEO Jason Owen. Country artist Kellie Pickler and Emmy Award-winning New York City journalist are on tap to host the interactive and shop-able show, which would cover various topics including cooking, gardening, entertaining, home design, beauty and fashion.

Shania Twain has announced plans for her first album in 15 years and a new single "Life's About To Get Good."  The single will be released to radio in June and the album is due out this Septmeber.

"I was at home looking out at the ocean, and I said to myself, 'Here I am stuck in this past of negativity, but it’s so beautiful out. I’m not in the mood to write a feeling-sorry-for-myself song,'” said Twain of the single. "You can’t have the good without the bad. And that’s what the song ended up being about."
 

Emmis is planning to sell $80 million in assets, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities adn Exchange Commission.  The owner of the cluster that includes WLHK/Indianapolis and other stations in New York, Los Angeles, St. Louis and Austin. This completed a $4.3 million sale of five radio stations in Terre Haute in March.

A $6.5 million deal for Atlanta Magaazine, Cincinnati Magazine, Los Angeles Magazine and Orange Coast Magazine closed January and sold for $25 million late last year.

Other properties that could be sold are considered in the new media category.  The proceeds from any sales are going to loan payments.

Nielsen audio's just-released March PPM monthly results show Country radio continuing its gradual ratings climb in 2017 for key demos compared to February. Persons 6+ showed the format improved 7.4-7.6 in March.  This was a year-to-year gain from March of 2016 (7.2-7.6).

Persons 25-54 was flat month-to-month and year-to-year, holding steady at 7.2. Even 18-34s showed a gain from February to March, rising 8-8.4.  Millennials are still down from March 2016 levels (8.6-8.4).  This is the lowest March listening levels in five years.

See the Nielsen March PPMs across many formats here.

John Denver led the RIAA Gold and Platinum honors in april 2017 for the Country format.  Denver received Platinum Single honors for "Take Me Home, Country Road" and Gold Single honors for "Rocky Mountain High."

RIAA Gold Single honors also went to Atlantic WMN artist Brett Eldredge for "Wanna Be That Song" and BMLG Records artist Brett Young for "In Case You Didn't Know."

Keith Urban was the only Country artist to receive RIAA Platinum Album honors during the month of April.  He was awarded the honor for "Ripcord."

For the full list go here.

Congrats to Arista Nashville artist for earning 50 Mediabase adds for his single "Last Time for Everything." The song was the most-added single at Country radio this week.

Great work by Sony Music Nashville EVP/Promo and Artist Development Steve Hodges, Manager/Promo and Artist Development Jenny Shearin; Arista Nashville VP/Promo Josh Easley; Sony Music Nashville Director/National Promotion Lauren Thomas; Arista Nashville Director/South and Southwest Promotioin Rusty Sherrill; Director Southeast Promo Ali O'Connell; Director/West Coast Promo Lisa Owen; Director Northeast Promo Abi Fishbone; Manager Regional Promo Luke Jensen and Promo Coordinator Olivia Laster.

The National Association of Broadcasters has announced the winners of the 30th Annual NAB Crystal Radio Awards.  The honorees of the awards for community service were announced yesterday (4/25) at the NAB Radio Luncheon.

The 2017 winners:

ADX COMMUNICATIONS Country WYCT (CAT COUNTRY 98.7)/PENSACOLA, FL

HUBBARD Country WUBE-F (B-105)/CINCINNATI

HUBBARD Adult Hits WREW (MIX 94.9)/CINCINNATI, OH

EMMIS Urban AC WBLS/NEW YORK

HOWARD UNIVERSITY Urban AC WHUR/WASHINGTON

CBS RADIO News-Talk KMOX-A/ST. LOUIS, MO

THE CROMWELL GROUP News-Talk WZUS (TALK 101 FM)/DECATUR, IL

COX MEDIA GROUP News-Talk KRMG-A-F/TULSA, OK

HUBBARD News WTOP/WASHINGTON

DAILY NEWS BROADCASTING Classic Rock WDNS (D93)/BOWLING GREEN, KY

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