CBS Radio has renewed a multi-year contract with Michael Martin, who will continue to serve as SVP of Programming and Music Initiatives as well as PD of KMVQ and KLLC San Francisco and the chain's Top 40 format captain. Martin's programming, artist relations and event chops are all full display at this weekend's We Can Survive benefit...
Ken Ehrlich gets the types of invitation we at HITS can only dream about—we won’t even pretend The White House used our old address and the invite got lost in the mail. The Grammy telecast producer, aka the king of live music television, was among the guests at President Obama’s final state dinner where Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi was the guest of honor.
At Alicia Keys' Black Ball, RCA's Joe Riccitelli poses with The Get Down star Shameik Moore, who portrays Shaolin Fantastic on the ambitious hip-hop series. This photo was actually taken by the show's creator, Baz Luhrmann, who is said to be developing a new project in which Joe orders his lunch entirely in song.
Attention Los Angeles music industry: Promotion and radio weasels are preparing to descend on Hollywood. Repeat: Promotion and radio weasels are about to descend on Hollywood. This is not a drill. It is, however, for a phenomenal cause. CBS Radio’s fourth annual We Can Survive concert, which benefits breast cancer research and awareness, will take place this Saturday (10/22) at the legendary Hollywood Bowl. The bill includes Bruno Mars, Ariana Grande, Charlie Puth, G-Eazy, Meghan Trainor, OneRepublic and Pitbull.
Rob Stringer will indeed, as has been hinted here, take over as CEO of Sony Music in 2017, the company has announced. The current Columbia Chairman will report to Sony Corporation chief Michael Lynton in the new post, which he is slated to assume in April, succeeding the venerable Doug Morris…
When Doug Morris cedes day-to-day operation of Sony Music to Rob Stringer in April, it won't be the end of his tenure at the company. Morris will continue as Chairman, reporting to Michael Lynton. That said, the highly respected exec will be ending his active oversight of operations at the top of his game...
SONG REVENUE CHART EXPANDS TO TOP 50
Double your fiscal pleasure! (10/20a)
THE LAST SUPPER,
And Ken Ehrlich was invited. (10/20a)
RADIOHEAD FOR GLASTONBURY
The mystique is undiminished for the enigmatic adventurers. (10/20a)
SATURDAY NIGHT’S ALRIGHT FOR SURVIVING
CBS Radio will be in the pink this weekend at the Bowl. (10/20a)