How a Hit Happens Now

How a Hit Happens Now

The most influential playlist in music is Spotify’s RapCaviar, which turns mixtape rappers into megastars. And it’s all curated by one man.

By Craig Marks

In this, the year hip-hop won the music business, one of its defining hits was released more or less by mistake.

Back in February, Lil Uzi Vert, a charismatic, septum-pierced 23-year-old rapper out of Philadelphia who’d become internet famous with a frenetic outpouring of digital singles, EPs, and mixtapes, was on his first tour of Europe, opening a string of shows for the Weeknd. Uzi, who counts […] Read more

U2 Launching New Album Using Alexa?!

U2 Launching New Album Using Alexa?!

By: Radio Ink

The world of digital continues to edge in on radio’s space. iHeartMedia has really taken advantage of the company’s scale in recent years by teaming with artists and launching their new songs – and playing the daylights out of them – sometimes for an entire day at the top of every hour. Now, it’s Jeff Bezos’ team taking advantage of Amazon’s scale, and using Alexa to do the same for U2.

U2 is releasing its new album called Songs of Experience this Friday. Amazon is calling what happens today through that launch, ‘ a new kind of radio.’ Historical […] Read more

Westwood One Is Delivering the Audio Industry’s First Guaranteed ROI for Its Advertisers

Westwood One Is Delivering the Audio Industry’s First Guaranteed ROI for Its Advertisers

The medium’s strong return on ad spend is behind the promise

By Sami Main

Westwood One, as the largest radio network in the United States, is announcing a new program to help advertisers feel more secure in their radio ad purchases.

In a first for the industry, Westwood One is giving their ad partners an ROI guarantee. Its partnership with  Nielsen proves there’s strong evidence for radio’s positive ROI across multiple brand categories. That partnership connected radio listening with purchasing data, and when combined with Westwood One’s new audience delivery guarantee, the radio network can give its advertisers an ROI guarantee.

With the Westwood One ROI Guarantee […] Read more

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Got a Bad Landlord?

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WANTED: A RENAISSANCE IN RADIO ADVERTISING

WANTED: A RENAISSANCE IN RADIO ADVERTISING

October 6, 2014 · by Christian Jenkins

For most people, radio is that ratty old blanket on the couch, it keeps you warm in an emergency, but when company comes over, please, please, please, oh please hide that thing. Marketers and their clients see it as the thing that Olgivy, Rubicam, and Burnett used to sell in the golden days.

Ancient.

Consumers see radio as completely awesome for the 50 minutes when music is playing, but when those 50 minutes are over it’s time to tune out. But is radio really as easy to tune out as the other mediums?

Ifodige Productions and its […] Read more