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Report: Smart Speaker Ownership Quadruples Since 2017
Westwood One's weekly blog highlights key takeaways from its 2020 Audioscape report that cover smart speakers, which have become a fixture in the media landscape. The just-updated report utilizes Edison Research's Q3 2019 "Share of Ear" data finding Smart speaker ownership continues to grow, rising to 28%, More

Alliance for Women in Media Foundation Announce 2020 Board
The Alliance for Women in Media
The Alliance for Women in Media
The Alliance for Women in Media and its Foundation (AWM/F) has announced its 2020 National Board of Directors. New to the AWM Board are ESPN Vice President/Corporate Communications Katina Arnold, TVB Executive Vice President/Chief Communications Officer Abby Auerbach, The Walter More

SoundCloud Announces $75 Million Investment from SiriusXM
Soundcloud
Soundcloud
SiriusXM has invested $75 million in SoundCloud, the world's largest open audio platform. SoundCloud will use this additional investment to accelerate its product development and enhance the services that fuel its global community of creators and listeners. "SoundCloud's three consecutive years of strong More

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SiriusXM Reports Q4 Net Revenues Rise 38% to $2.1 Billion
SiriusXM
SiriusXM
SiriusXM reported fourth quarter revenue grew 38% to $2.1 billion from $1.5 billion in 2018. Revenue was boosted by the acquisition of Pandora Media on February 1, 2019. On a pro forma basis, Q4 revenue grew 6% from $1.9 billion, while Adjusted EBITDA totaled $587 million, down from $593 million. The company More

Veteran Programmer Kid Kelly Exits SiriusXM as VP/Pop
Kid Kelly
Kid Kelly
SiriusXM VP/Pop and Program Director of the Hits 1 & Venus channels, Kid Kelly exits after almost 18 years with the company. He joined then Sirius in January, 2003 as Pop Genre Manager overseeing the company's eight pop music channels, Kelly formerly served as AC editor for Radio & Records and More

Scott Greenstein UJA-Federation's Music Visionary of the Year
Scott Greenstein
Scott Greenstein
UJA-Federation of New York has named Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer of SiriusXM, as its Music Visionary of the Year. Mr. Greenstein will be recognized for his exceptional professional accomplishments and commitment to philanthropy at the annual Music Visionary of the Year Award More

Voxnest Debuts State of the Podcast Universe Report 2019
Voxnest
Voxnest
2019 has been a banner year for the podcasting industry. While podcasts were gaining some serious momentum in 2018, the explosion of growth and evolution of content this year took podcasting to the mainstream. With over 800,000 podcasts in existence and the industry on track to make More

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SiriusXM Presents Defining Sports Moments of Past Decade
SiriusXM
SiriusXM
SiriusXM will give sports fans a look back at the "Defining Moments of the Decade" in their favorite sports when it presents a series of specials that examine the memorable moments and trends in pro and college sports from the last 10 years. The satcaster will air the specials across 11 of its dedicated 24/7 More

GM to Offer SiriusXM with 360L on Nearly 1 Million New Vehicles
General Motors will be making SiriusXM with 360L available on nearly 1 million select 2020 model year vehicles including Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac. The rollout is the broadest integration by any automaker of SiriusXM's next generation listening experience. "Whether on a road trip, dropping off More

Liberty Affiliate Seeks DOJ Permission for Larger iHM Stake
Liberty Media
Liberty Media
An affiliate of John Malone's Liberty Media Corp. wants permission from the Department of Justice to acquire a larger stake of iHeartMedia, reports the Wall Street Journal. Liberty currently owns 4.8% of iHeartMedia through its Liberty SiriusXM Group. WSJ says the deal now under consideration could More

Report: AM/FM Radio Continues to Lead Ad-Supported Pack
Westwood One
Westwood One
AM/FM radio leads ad-supported audio among major buying demos accounting for 59% of ad-supported time spent among persons 18-34. In a blog post, this is one of the key findings that Westwood One is spotlighting from the recently-released Q3 2019 "Share of Ear" report from Edison Research which found that More

U2 Announces 2020 Launch of U2X Radio on SiriusXM, Pandora
U2X Radio (Credit: Ross Stewart)
U2X Radio (Credit: Ross Stewart)
SiriusXM inks a new creative partnership with U2 to launch U2X Radio, which will include a dedicated SiriusXM channel with content available only to SiriusXM subscribers and Pandora listeners. The announcement was made by U2, live from The Joshua Tree Tour stage at the Saitama Super Arena in Tokyo, Japan, More

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Doobie Brothers Take Over SiriusXM's Classic Vinyl Channel
SiriusXM
SiriusXM
After recently announcing their Las Vegas residency presented by SiriusXM and their 50th Anniversary Tour, four-time GRAMMY Award winners and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nominees The Doobie Brothers will take over SiriusXM's Classic Vinyl (channel 26). The takeover began at noon ET on Wednesday, November 27 More

SiriusXM Inks Dave LaGreca to New Multi-Year Contract
Dave LaGreca
Dave LaGreca
SiriusXM's Dave LaGreca has signed a new multi-year contract to continue as the lead host on its pro wrestling show, "Busted Open." LaGreca is the original host of the program, which debuted on SiriusXM in 2009 as a part-time show and now airs live three hours a day, six days a week. LaGreca presided over More

SiriusXM's On Demand Content Now Available on Alexa
SiriusXM
SiriusXM
SiriusXM and Amazon have announced that the satcaster's large on demand library -- including Howard Stern -- is now available to subscribers with Amazon Alexa and Echo devices, as well as several third-party devices with Alexa built-in. This is in addition to receiving SiriusXM's 300+ channels of live More

Report: Radio is Effective Tool for Political Campaigns
Westwood One
Westwood One
Broadcast AM/FM radio is a consistently effective tool for political campaigns needing to cut through the clutter, according to a Westwood One blog post. WWO says the medium reaches a "massive, engaged and diverse audience across the political party spectrum." Using Nielsen Scarborough data and Nielsen Media More

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