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Industry News Bits 7-15-19

Day 4 June PPM results from Nielsen will be out later today. We’ll have Nashville, Austin, & more. Christian Radio Ratings are sponsored by ShareMedia Services. In case you missed the first 3 days go HERE.


WJCR/Upton, KY is featured in a recent article that highlights air personality Paula Probus. The station went on the air in February 1990. WJCR (90.1 FM) is Kentucky’s only 100,000 watt Christian radio station.  Read the story HERE. 


Is there an individual who has made a profound impact on Christian & Gospel music but is not yet inducted into the GMA Hall of Fame? The deadline to nominate someone is July 30. Go HERE for details. 


Milestones:
Ten years ago this week Janet Mefferd started her Dallas-based talk show on KWRD-FM.  Now, a decade later, her two national programs, Janet Mefferd Today (Bott Radio Network) and Janet Mefferd Live (American Family Radio) air on over 425 radio stations across the country.


Musical Milestones:
Lauren Daigle’s Look Up Child ties for the most weeks at #1 on the Billboard’s Top Christian Albums chart (dated July 13).  Daigle equals the 38-week run of Switchfoot’s The Beautiful Letdown. 

And, Kirk Franklin’s “Love Theory” ranks at No. 1 for a 23rd week on the Hot Gospel Songs chart.  Theory” ties titles by himself and Tamela Mann for the ninth-longest-leading No. 1.  Story HERE.


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