| Aug 8, 2013
| 10:06 AM
Rdio Inc., a San Francisco-based streaming music company, has revamped its Internet radio service with new types of stations and additional features in an apparent attempt to take on giant Pandora Media Inc.
The update to Rdio, which is available on...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 11:28 AM
National Public Radio Chief Executive Gary Knell is stepping down in the fall to become president and chief executive officer of the National Geographic Society.
Knell leaves NPR after less than two years on the job. In a statement to staffers, he...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 6:33 PM
Marian McPartland, a jazz pianist and composer whose radio show "Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz" was National Public Radio's longest running and most widely carried jazz program, has died. She was 95.
McPartland died of natural causes Tuesday night at...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 4:59 PM
The Grand Theft Auto gaming franchise is one of the most lucrative entertainment brands in history, a multi-million dollar juggernaut whose highly anticipated upcoming fifth installment -- and the first since 2008 -- will arrive on Sept. 17.
| Aug 6, 2013
| 1:18 PM
Former Univision Radio star Eddie "Piolin" Sotelo says he is a victim of a smear campaign being waged against him by former performers on his once-popular program "Piolín por la Mañana."
"For the past week, I have remained silent as some former...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 2:25 PM
Last week, we brought you news that Robert Glasper, the wide-ranging jazz pianist, would release a new album by his band the Robert Glasper Experiment on Oct. 29.
Now you can hear the album's lead single, "Calls," below.
A luscious neo-soul cut with...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 8:10 PM
The new top banana in local morning radio, Ricardo "El Mandril" Sanchez of regional Mexican music station KLAX-FM (97.9), not only held onto No. 1 in July but also widened his lead in the Los Angeles-Orange County ratings, according to figures released...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 7:15 AM
Libraries buy lots of books. Library patrons like to read bestsellers at the library. They have e-book readers and ask: Why can’t I check out these virtual books at the library too? The libraries want to provide them, but say the “big six&...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 9:57 AM
Clear Channel Media & Entertainment has signed an agreement with the veteran band Fleetwood Mac to share performance royalties from songs played on the radio, the company said Wednesday.
The agreement to let the performers collect revenue from plays...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Bob Hope was the wisecracker. Milton Berle was a clown. George Burns and Gracie Allen were farceurs of domestic life. And Jack Benny was the "Everyman" comedian.
For nearly half-a-century, Benny kept audiences in stitches with his alter-ego of a vain...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 3:17 PM
Dial Global, the New York-based radio programming company, has changed its name to WestwoodOne, reviving the better-known brand.
WestwoodOne, which Dial Global bought in 2011, was one of the most recognizable names in the radio industry for decades....