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Industry News Bits Tue 4-20-21

Nielsen March PPM Ratings Day 1 are in. See results from subscriber stations HERE

In Atlanta WFSH climbed 3.7-4.1 AQH. KLTY/Dallas saw a jump with its cume of over 100k. KSBJ/Houston was steady at 5.9 AQH.

TODAY we get Minneapolis, Tampa, Wash DC and more. HisAir will have all the results for Christian Radio subscribing stations all week.  Christian Radio Ratings are sponsored by Dunham+Company.


Killer Bee Marketing CEO Brian Curee has some DigitalBuzz on Facebook. Brian reports that Facebook is working on a pocket sound studio, soundbites, and even podcats are coming to the social media network soon.

Read more HERE.


Centricity artist Lauren Daigle made a return to American Idol last night. Lauren first tried out for 2010′s season nine and she was cut from the competition right before the Top 24 round. She tried out again in 2011, but didn’t make it to Hollywood. The third and final time that Lauren tried out for Idol was for 2012′s season eleven, but she was cut in the first Las Vegas round.
Lauren eventually released her first album How Can It Be in 2015 and she has a major breakthrough with her 2018 song “You Say,” the lead single of her third album. She is the winner of two Grammy Awards, four American Music Awards, and six Billboard Music Awards, among other honors.
Watch her performance of “Look Up Child” HERE.

WPOZ/Orlando (Z88.3) has redirected it’s outside marketing and removed “Find Joy” from billboards.


Guest artists this weekend on The Singing News Top Twenty Weekly Countdown: Tim Rackley with The Old Paths, The Sound, Chris Jenkins with The Kingsmen, Bill Shivers of Brian Free & Assurance, David Sutton with Triumphant Quartet, Jeff Whisnant of The Whisnants, Mike LeFevre of The LeFevre Quartet, Plus a salute to SGMA Hall Of Fame member, Wendy Bagwell, And #1 songs from April 2017 by The Browders and April 2007 by The Inspirations.


PAR Executive VP Brian Sanders is hosting a ZOOM launch party for the release of his new book Be Like Dad: 50 Stories for Life & Leadership. Brian will be taking your questions live and special guest authors will be on hand as well. It will all take place  Wednesday, April 21 @ 1pm ET.

Pre register HERE 


The WBGL/Champaign podcast “The Unfolding” has hit 700,000 downloads.  The odcast is hosted by WBGL’s Meridith Foster who talks with guests to share their chapter in God’s unfolding story.


Milestones:
Jeff Anderson celebrates 2 years at FEBC (Far East Broadcasting Company)
WAWZ/NYC morning show with Dave & Kristen 1 year on the air

Prayer List:
Ron Harris
Dave Jolly


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