Number nine with a bullet.

Apple Music, in less than a year, has become the ninth largest smartphone app in America with 54.5 million average unique users, according to Nielsen. Facebook is still number one at 126.7 million average unique users, followed by YouTube (97.6…

Tuck this away for next year.

Nielsen has studied its holiday ratings to come up with a list of the top-10 most played Christmas songs from November 5 through December 2. The results probably verify what you’ve been hearing yourself: the top five are Brenda Lee’s…

Three more sign up.

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Three members of the House of Representatives—John Delaney (MD-6), Stephen Knight (CA-25) and Seth Moulton (MA-6)—have signed on as cosponsors of the Local Radio Freedom Act, bringing the total to 223 representatives and 23 senators.

FCC plays defense.

In response to the growing hubbub about the FCC levying headline-making fines and then never collecting them, FCC Enforcement Bureau Chief Travis Le Blanc fired back in a post to the official FCC blog, saying, “Since 2013 the Commission has…

New morning show debuts today

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“2 Guys Named Chris,” the heritage morning show originating from Dick broadcasting’s WKRR-FM/Greensboro, launches into syndication beginning today. The charter affiliate is Max Media’s Classic Rock WZPR-FM/WFMZ-FM, on North Carolina’s Outer Banks. “2 Guys Named Chris” has been on WKRR-FM…