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Major Music IPOs Set To Make Huge Splash

Radio Facts: The streaming revolution has made a huge impact on the music industry, causing a return to strong profits and a new industry-wide optimism. One interesting sign and side effect of this new optimism is the announcement of potentially game-changing IPOs for major record labels. [...]

Katy Perry Makes Gold & Platinum History

Digital and Radio Facts: The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) today announced that Katy Perry’s iconic song “Roar” (Capitol Records) has earned a Diamond certification surpassing the 10-million threshold counting song sales and streams in the United States.  With the new certification of “Roar,” which follows previously Diamond-certified [...]

Trey Songz: Concert Special Airs Friday, May 26

Digital and Radio Facts:   AT&T and AUDIENCE Network Present:"Trey Songz" Concert Special Airs Friday, May 26 at 9:00 p.m. [...]

MichaelJackson’s “Thriller” STILL Making History and Breaking NEW Records 35 Years After Release

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Digital and Radio Facts: The King of Pop Keeps Making History & Breaking Records!Michael Jackson's Thriller Is First Album Certified by the RIAA With More than 33 Million in US Sales & Streams and Remains the Only Album Ever to Have RIAA 30X + Diamond Status & [...]

MichaelJackson’s “Thriller” STILL Making History and Breaking NEW Records 35 Years After Release

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Digital and Radio Facts: The King of Pop Keeps Making History & Breaking Records!Michael Jackson's Thriller Is First Album Certified by the RIAA With More than 33 Million in US Sales & Streams and Remains the Only Album Ever to Have RIAA 30X + Diamond Status & the Best-Selling Album of All Time, Topping 105 Million in Sales Worldwide“Another Thriller milestone,” says RIAAMichael Jackson's Bad Certified RIAA 10X Diamond in Recognition of US Sales & Streams of Over 10 MillionMichael Jackson's Thriller has become the first album in RIAA Gold &
A Tribe Called Quest to Be Honored by ASCAP

A Tribe Called Quest to Be Honored by ASCAP

Digital and Radio Facts: Radio Facts: The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) will host its 29th annual Rhythm & Soul Music Awards on Thursday, June 23, 2016 at The Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles. [...]
May RIAA Digital Single Awards

May RIAA Digital Single Awards

Digital and Radio Facts: In May 2016, riaa certified 65 Digital Single Awards and 26 Album Awards. [...]
Kanye West Announces 7-Week, 23-City North American Tour

Kanye West Announces 7-Week, 23-City North American Tour

Digital and Radio Facts: Radio Facts: 21-time Grammy Award®-winner (and 52-time Grammy nominee) Kanye West will return to the road this fall for THE YEEZUS TOUR - a 23-city North American tour presented by AEG Live - in support of his gold album YEEZUS, the most critically acclaimed new album [...]

Why are they still called "MIXTAPES?"

Digital and Radio Facts: A mixtape for the most part use to be a recording of a DJ doing a mix. Obviously nobody uses tapes anymore, however the word mixtape is still used everyday and has taken on many meanings. [...]

RECORD LABEL EXEC: RADIO IS "PARAMOUNT" TO BREAKING ARTISTS, KEEPING SUPERSTARS RELEVANT

Radio Facts: RCA Records Senior Vice President of Pop Promotion Peter Gray became the latest record executive to single out radio airplay for its unparalleled role in helping promote the sale of music. [...]
JENNIFER HUDSON : COMMEMORATES THE CURRENT SALES OF OVER 700,000 UNITS OF HER DEBUT ALBUM! (pic)

JENNIFER HUDSON : COMMEMORATES THE CURRENT SALES OF OVER 700,000 UNITS OF HER DEBUT...

Radio Facts: Caption: During the New York stop of her sold-out headlining tour at MSGâ„¢s WaMu Theater, Arista recording artist Jennifer Hudson was presented with a RIAA-certified Gold plaque to commemorate the current sales of over 700,000 units of her self-titled Grammy Award winning debut album. From Left to [...]
WHAT? New In-depth documentary exposes the vicious side of the music business/50 Cent/Lloyd Banks and Others

WHAT? New In-depth documentary exposes the vicious side of the music business/50 Cent/Lloyd Banks...

Radio Facts: MVD Visual and Focus Media Entertainment are pleased to announce the home viewing release of Kill The Record Labels for worldwide distribution on DVD. This documentary film directed by Charles Rand & [...]

Vibe Investigates Death of Celeb Sylist in New Issue

Radio Facts: VIBE DEDICATES MARCH ISSUE TO FASHION AND STYLE COVER FEATURES MULTI-PLATINUM, GRAMMY-NOMINATED SINGER KEYSHIA COLE Special Dual-Cover Issue Features Cand id Interview and Photo Shoot with the Songstress and Her Controversial Mother for Their First Cover Together; VIBE.com to Offer Exclusive Behind-the-Scenes Footage and "Make Me Over Keyshia [...]

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