Integration of iHeart Data Into Strata is Complete.

STRATA announced Thursday that all of iHeartMedia's digital audio inventory is now available to ad buyers through STRATA's systems. It now gives over 1,000 advertising agencies the ability to access iHeartMedia's digital inventory using STRATA's media buying system. Ad buyers and agencies can now view iHeartMedia's digital audio inventory in STRATA's systems, including data on local markets, audience, and ratings.

If You Fail in Politics, That’s a Podcast

The concept was created by The Huffington Post and hosted by Sam Stein and Jason Cherkis. It's called 'Candidate Confessional' which focuses on the rough-and-tumble business of political elections.

David Bowie Channel Returns To SiriusXM

After the passing of the music icon, SiriusXM is bringing back the David Bowie Channel to honor his career and life. The exclusive, limited-run channel, which originally aired in 2013, will feature music from Bowie's entire career, from his earliest recordings through his most recent release Blackstar, as well as rare tracks and demo versions of some of Bowie's greatest songs. The David Bowie Channel will run now through January 18 on SiriusXM's The Loft, channel 30.

DGital Launches “Ochocinco and Dukes” Podcast

Former NFL players Chad "Ochocinco" Johnson (pictured) and Jamie Dukes are the hosts of the latest podcast launched by DGital Media. A new episode will be produced every Thursday.

1.5 Billion Downloads For PodcastOne in 2015

200 programs generated 1.5 Billion downloads for PodcastOne last year and CEO Norm Pattiz says so far so good.
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Bowie Streams Explode On Spotify

After his death was announced Sunday night, fans of the rock legend flocked to Spotify to listen to David Bowie's music. USA Today reports Bowie's music surged 2,700% after his passing this past weekend.

The iHeartMedia Country Music Festival Is Back

It's the third year for the event which, this year, will be held on April 30, and once again in Austin. Already announced for the show are Florida Georgia Line, Brett Eldredge, Sam Hunt, Thomas Rhett, Cole Swindell, Miranda Lambert, Lee Brice, Chris Young, Keith Urban, and The Zac Brown Band.

MMG Signs Chicken Soup For The Soul

Media Management Group has announced it is now working with Chicken Soup for the Soul to develop, distribute, and monetize both long- and short-form programming for radio and to develop podcasts.

Does Apple Have 10 Million Paid Subs

That's what the Financial Times is reporting and that would put Apple at just about half the paid subscribers that Spotify has. The Times reports Apple has hit the 10 million mark in six months. It took Spotify six years to reach 10 million. Apple Music launched in over 100 countries back in June.

Billy Joel Returning To SiriusXM

SiriusXM announced Friday that The Billy Joel Channel, an exclusive channel featuring the works of iconic entertainer Billy Joel, will return to SiriusXM. The channel will feature music spanning the Rock & Roll Hall of Famer's career.

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