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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

How CBS Tries To Sell Ads On Podcasts

Digital website Digiday points out that it's been about a year now since CBS launched its Play.It podcast network. Advertisers the company was able to land include Dunkin’ Donuts and DraftKings.

Apple to Start Charging for Radio

As of January 29, iTunes Radio will no longer be free. The service which was launched back in 2013 will cost $10.00 per month. Beats 1 will be the only music service available for free from Apple. Apple notified customers last week by e-mail. Here's what an Apple spokesperson told Buzzfeed about the change...

Daytime Village Returns at iHeartRadio Festival

iHeartMedia has announced that the 2016 Daytime Village during the iHeartRadio Music Festival will feature live performances by Sam Hunt and Alessia Cara, with more artists to be announced. The Daytime Village will also feature fan zones and interactive experiences by iHeartRadio's brand partners. The Daytime Village will be held across from the Luxor Hotel and Casino on Saturday, September 24.

iHeart Gets In On The Steven Avery Craze

The trials of Steven Avery, as told by the Netflix documentary Making a Murderer, have become a national phenomenon. iHeartRadio has launched a 10-part podcast series with non-practicing lawyer and journalist Dan O'Donnell, who covered Avery from 2003 through 2007.

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