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.
iHeartMedia says the annual iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2015 Tour, which took place in 11 cities across the United States between December 1 and 19, generated almost 11 billion social media impressions.
In Triton Digital's November 2015 monthly ranker, overall streaming was up when compared to November 2014. Average Active Sessions in November increased 14.6 percent during the Monday - Friday 6A-8P daypart and 14.4 percent during the Monday - Sunday 6A-Midnight daypart.
Audio.Ad, a digital audio advertising company in Latin American and U.S. Hispanic markets, is partnering with Triton Digital. This deal enables the programmatic buying and selling of Audio.Ad’s network of online and mobile audio inventory through the Triton Digital audio ad exchange, a2x.
Bell Media in Canada and iHeartMedia have signed an exclusive partnership that will bring the iHeartRadio brand to Canada. Bell Media is Canada's largest radio broadcaster with 106 stations in 54 markets.
iHeartMedia announced multiple new app integrations with Apple, Samsung, LG, and DTS at the Consumer Electronics Show. President of Business Development and Partnerships Michele Laven said, "These new iHeartRadio integrations allow us to offer our listeners an even more seamless listening experience wherever they are. We are always looking for new ways to deliver high-quality entertainment experiences to our listeners, and we are excited to be able to offer iHeartRadio to even more devices, which will reach even more music lovers." Here is exactly what the company announced...
The new product from Triton is called Tap Podcast. It's a customized version of the Triton Advertising Platform built specifically for podcast publishers. The features within Tap Podcast are designed to provide flexibility and advanced targeting capabilities so podcasters have better control of inserted ads.
jacapps says the company's V4 app platform will begin offering support for, and integration of, Google's Android Auto, the connected-car extension to its Android smartphone platform. The new functionality will be available as part of jācapps' App Everywhere product and will enable Android smartphone users with an Android Auto-enabled car to access apps, including radio stations, from their car's infotainment system, and to use voice commands.
The Register is reporting that streaming pioneer Live365 has laid off a "significant" chunk of its staff and may have to shut down soon if it does not get funding. Two weeks ago Live365 said it had lost the support of its investors. The new royalty rates set by the CRB may have something to do with the challenges the company is facing. Live365.com launched back in 1999.