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Industry News Bits Thu 8-12-21

July Nielsen PPM Day 4 results from subscribing stations are released today. Nashville, West Palm Beach among the markets. Christian Radio Ratings are sponsored by Dunham+Company on HisAir.

SmartRadio Suite announces that The Brant Hansen Show has been added at WJIE/Louisville weekday evenings.

“I have been a longtime fan of the Brant Hansen Show. I couldn’t be more excited to have him as part of the WJIE family,” says General Manager, Troy Miles.

The Brant Hansen Show is drawing new listeners to more than 200 stations nationwide. If you would like to see what Brant can bring to your station, email Paul Tipton at paul@smartradiosuite.com

Pictured in photo L-R: Jim Galipeau, PD & AM Show, Troy Miles, GM, Brant Hansen, Bill Lawson, Afternoons

Also, Podcast Host Ric Hansen says “Brant Hansen shares his love for toast, Cure International, and Jesus as a guest on the Amazing Greats podcast. His first interview (the day after) his separation from WAY FM. Great insight into what makes this radio star a big success. Available wherever podcasts are downloaded.

WAKW/Cincinnati (STAR 93.3) held a fundraiser for India Partners represented by i58:10 Media on Wednesday and Thursday. The campaign ended at 154% of the goal!

Pillar Media Programming Operations Director, Jeff Evans, said “We are so honored to have a part in helping to provide 18 young girls from the “red-light areas” of Mumbai, India with safety, rescue and care for one year.  Our generous listeners helped us go over and above the goal, and we thank them.”

EMF is purchasing WVIG/Terre Haute for $334,000 from David Crooks’ DLC Media. This will be first station in the market for EMF.

The GMA 52nd Annual Dove Awards broadcast will air exclusively on TBN on October 22, 2021 at 8 PM EST and again at 10 PM EST.

Watch yesterdays Dove Award nominee announcement HERE.

Curb | Word Entertainment proudly celebrates 13 artist nominations with for KING & COUNTRY, Natalie Grant, Blanca, Steven Malcolm, Ty Brasel, and Fisk Jubilee Singers receiving one or more nominations. “How exciting that our wonderful Christian artists are being honored for their amazing work,” shares Curb | Word Entertainment Chairman, Mike Curb. “I am thrilled for the recognition they have received from the Gospel Music Association with these nominations.”\

StowTown Records is thrilled to share their multiple nominations for the 2021 Dove Awards. Label co-founder and producer, Wayne Haun, has garnered eight nominations. StowTown artists Ernie Haase & Signature Sound, Triumphant Quartet, The Guardians, Tiffany Coburn and The Browns are all nominees for this, the 52nd annual GMA Dove Awards.

The Provident Entertainment family of artists, labels, songwriters, and publishers are pleased to announce multiple nominations in 23 categories for the 52nd Annual GMA Dove Awards. All of the nominees were virtually announced earlier today for the show, which will be held Tuesday, October 19 at Lipscomb University’s Allen Arena and air Friday, Oct. 22 on Trinity Broadcast Network (TBN). The theme for this year’s awards is Stronger Together.

Integrity Music celebrates 13 GMA Dove Award nominations.

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