September 29, 2016

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September 26, 2016

Radio One Proudly Serves As Media Sponsor of Smithsonian #NMAAHC

Reach Media, One Solution, TV One and Interactive One Join Forces to Promote the Historic Museum Opening with Over $250,000 of Donated Media and Services

Radio One, Inc. is the proud media sponsor of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History & Culture (NMAAHC) that officially opened Saturday, September 24, 2016. As the largest African American owned multi-media company in the country, Radio One, Inc. is the media company uniquely capable of delivering promotional support and coverage of this week's festivities through its robust urban radio, television, digital media and branded content agency footprint that reaches over 82% of Black Americans.

With a shared commitment to the African American community and profound respect for the rich heritage and contributions of Blacks in America, Radio One and NMAAHC joined forces to launch the campaign, "A People's Journey a Nation's Story." The campaign is filled with compelling creative, designed for effective radio, television, digital and social execution through TV One, Interactive One, Reach Media and One Solution.

September 24, 2016

iHeart Radio Plus and All Access Promises Unlimited Skips

iHeartMedia Revolutionizes Live Radio And Introduces On Demand With New Services ‘iHeartRadio Plus’ And ‘iHeartRadio All Access’

iHeartMedia, the creator of iHeartRadio – the all-in-one streaming music and live digital radio service – announced today that it is reinventing live radio with the launch of its two new subscription services -- iHeartRadio Plus and iHeartRadio All Access -- set to debut in January 2017.

While research shows that more than 90 percent of listeners say they listen to both FM radio and music collections, but at different times, for different reasons, this marks the first time ever that on demand functionality will be used to improve the radio experience, unlike current services which can only approach on demand through a music collection offering.

September 23, 2016

Radio One Philly Will Move BOOM to 103.9, PRAISE to 107.9

Several Radio One On-Air Personalities, including BOOM morning hosts Ed Lover and Monie Love along with Praise's Erica Campbell and Griff, have tweeted out the Philadelphia cluster's intended move to relocate two of its stations to new FM frequencies. On Tuesday, September 27, BOOM will move to the 103.9 frequency. The station that currently occupies that spot, will become Praise 107.9.

The move allows Radio One to better target listeners with terrestrial coverage that will meet both stations needs in the Philadelphia/South Jersey area. A slight tweaking of imaging for the stations are on the way as well. Below are some of the tweets ahead of the move.

September 22, 2016

Alicia Keys and Anthony Hamilton Behind the Scenes on NPR Music

Alicia Keys and Anthony Hamilton Open Up About Their Lives and Art On NPR Music

New Noteworthy documentaries bring in-depth, on-camera interviews, music and intimate moments with superstar musicians

In two new installments of the Noteworthy video documentary series, NPR Music takes an intimate look at how artists Alicia Keys and Anthony Hamilton make music that millions of fans love. Host Jason King, curator of NPR Music's R&B stream "I'll Take You There," co-founder of and professor at New York University's Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music and a musician himself, uncovers new insights about each musician's creative process – things they've rarely had a chance to share publicly – and gets up close and personal access to the places and people that have shaped them.

Michael Baisden Announces Return to Radio on Facebook

[From] Renowned radio personality Michael Baisden announced to his 4 million fans on his Facebook page this morning that he will return to radio soon.

The departure of Michael Baisden left a huge void in urban radio. Recognized as one of the most influential men in radio, Baisden hosted, produced, and programmed the top rated and most listened to urban afternoon drive radio program in history with over nearly 100 affiliates. He is also a TV talk show host; filmmaker and New York Times best-selling author with nearly two million books in print.