By 2017, Norway wants to be the first country to ditch FM radio entirely


This week, Norway's Ministry of Culture announced its plans to transition completely towards digital radio and turn off FM radio nationwide, according to an English report from Radio.no (the original announcement in Norwegian can be found here). The switch-off is scheduled to begin in January 2017, and it would make Norway the first country in the world to "decide upon an analogue switch-off for all major radio channels," according to the announcement. "This is an important day for everyone Read more [...]

Why Musicians Want Radio Stations to Start Paying Them


Music sales’ continued decline has forced performing artists and their record labels to look to radio as a potential new source of revenue — and they want Congress to help make it happen. Monday morning, a group of politicians, musicians and music industry executives are expected to unveil a new bill that would force terrestrial radio stations to pay royalties to performing artists and record labels when playing their songs. Performing artists currently don’t get paid for traditional Read more [...]

Demi Lovato Drops By NRJ Radio Studios in Paris


Showing some love to her French fans, Demi Lovato showed up in Paris to promote her new book “Staying Strong: 365 Days a Year” on Friday (November 21). The “Heart Attack” singer was all smiles as she posed for photos and signed autographs outside NRJ Studios before heading inside for an interview. And it sounds like all of her time on the road has led to a bout of homesickness for Miss Lovato as of late. She tweeted, "My phone is being so sketch.. Help!!! I need to communicate with people Read more [...]

Lily Allen is Sleek & Slender for BBC Radio 1 Duties


Taking care of a few promotional duties, Lily Allen stepped out in London, England on Tuesday (July 15). The Sheezus babe looked sleek and slender in a pair of skinny boyfriend jeans that showed off her incredibly toned legs. Miss Allen was also donning a newly colored coif, showing off hues of pink and blue. During her interview Lily tweeted a selfie with the elaborate production set of BBC Radio One in the background. In addition to her snap shot, the British babe wrote, “Face for radio #R1livelounge Read more [...]

Apple Brings iTunes Radio to Australia


SYDNEY—February 11, 2014—Apple® today announced iTunes Radio™ is now available to music fans in Australia. iTunes Radio is a free Internet radio service featuring over 100 stations and an incredible catalog of music from the iTunes Store®, combined with features only iTunes® can deliver. When you tune into iTunes Radio on your iPhone®, iPad®, iPod touch®, Mac®, PC or Apple TV®, you’ll have access to stations inspired by the music you already listen to, Featured Stations curated by Read more [...]