| Sep 16, 2013
| 9:53 AM
Cumulus Media Inc. is investing in digital media through a new deal with online music-streaming service Rdio that gives the radio giant what it calls a "significant equity stake" in Rdio's parent company, Pulser Media.
Rdio will also launch a free...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 12:54 PM
Clear Channel Media and Entertainment is getting into the awards business. The radio conglomerate announced Wednesday that it is teaming with NBC to air its first iHeartRadio Music Awards in May.
The three-hour, fan-voted show will set up at the...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 12:14 PM
Beats Music is bringing more tools for musicians into the fold.
The new music streaming service is acquiring Topspin Media, a company that helps artists promote and sell their music and merchandise to consumers.
Ian Rogers, Beats Music's chief...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 3:23 PM
It's early days, but losing Rush Limbaugh to another Clear Channel station didn't seem to hurt ratings for KFI-AM (640) in January.
Numbers released Tuesday by Nielsen Audio showed little change in KFI's numbers in the first month after Clear Channel...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 12:31 PM
Nearly 11 aircraft a day around the country had a laser pointer aimed at them in 2013, an increasingly worrisome trend that has inspired the FBI to offer $10,000 rewards to people who help officials catch laser-shining culprits.
“Aiming a laser...
| May 6, 2014
| 3:08 PM
The iHeartRadio Music Awards stole NBC’s heart, with the network announcing Tuesday that it would pick up the show for 2015.
Last week’s telecast attracted 5.4 million viewers, a disappointing figure considering the 65 million fan votes that...
| May 1, 2014
| 5:30 AM
With the arrival Thursday night of yet another prime-time music awards show, the first I Heart Radio Music Awards, comes an album's worth of questions.
Do networks and popular music decision-makers think the only way for the American public to...
| May 2, 2014
| 10:09 AM
Ahead of a music award show, there’s usually tension-filled questions that viewers hope will be answered during the ceremony.
Who will shock? Who will flop? Who will win big?
But the big question heading into the inaugural iHeartRadio Music...
| May 2, 2014
| 10:55 AM
Between Fox's "American Idol" and NBC's iHeart Radio Music Awards, Thursday night television seemed dominated by wannabe pop-chart-toppers and those who have already made it big, but CBS emerged on top in the ratings with its comedy lineup.
| May 2, 2014
| 1:50 PM
The dust has barely settled on the inaugural iHeartRadio Music Awards, but we’re already thinking about next year.
And not because we had that much fun.
Thursday’s three-hour, fan-voted spectacle was radio conglomerate Clear Channel’...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 1:02 PM
Pop held the top radio ratings spot as March brought little change from the previous month.
Clear Channel stations KIIS-FM (102.7), KOST-FM (103.5) and KBIG-FM (104.3) were again Nos. 1, 2 and 3 in the Los Angeles market, according to numbers...