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Industry News Bits TUE 11-15-22

Fundraisers this week .. WCLQ/Wausau .. KYTT/Coos Bay ..


Nielsen AQH Share for Persons 12+, Mon-Sun 6AM-Mid – Oct 2022

WOLZ HD2/Ft Myers – 0.6
WCSG/Grand Rapids – 7.9  (#1)
WJQK/Grand Rapids – 3.1
WPNW/Grand Rapids – 0.3

Christian Radio Ratings are sponsored by Dunham+Company


Congrats to WCSG/Grand Rapids scored its 5th #1 in a row!


The 2023 Grammy Awards nominations were announced today. The 2023 GRAMMYs, officially known as the 65th GRAMMY Awards, will air live on Sunday, Feb. 5, from Los Angeles’ Crypto.com Arena, and broadcast live on the CBS Television Network.

Best Gospel Performance/Song This award is given to the artist(s) and songwriter(s) (for new compositions) for the best traditional Christian, roots gospel or contemporary gospel single or track.

  • Positive
    Erica Campbell; Erica Campbell, Warryn Campbell & Juan Winans, songwriters
  • When I Pray
    DOE; Dominique Jones & Dewitt Jones, songwriters
  • Kingdom
    Maverick City Music & Kirk Franklin; Kirk Franklin, Jonathan Jay, Chandler Moore & Jacob Poole, songwriters
  • The Better Benediction
    PJ Morton Featuring Zacardi Cortez, Gene Moore, Samoht, Tim Rogers & Darrel Walls; PJ Morton, songwriter
  • Get Up
    Tye Tribbett; Brandon Jones, Christopher Michael Stevens, Thaddaeus Tribbett & Tye Tribbett, songwriters

Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song This award is given to the artist(s) and songwriter(s) (for new compositions) for the best contemporary Christian music single or track, (including pop, rap/hip-hop, Latin, or rock.)

  • God Really Loves Us (Radio Version)
    Crowder Featuring Dante Bowe and Maverick City Music; Dante Bowe, David Crowder, Ben Glover & Jeff Sojka, songwriters
  • So Good
    DOE; Chuck Butler, Dominique Jones & Ethan Hulse, songwriters
  • For God Is With Us
    for KING & COUNTRY & Hillary Scott; Josh Kerr, Jordan Reynolds, Joel Smallbone & Luke Smallbone, songwriters
  • Fear Is Not My Future
    Maverick City Music & Kirk Franklin; Kirk Franklin, Nicole Hannel, Jonathan Jay, Brandon Lake & Hannah Shackelford, songwriters
  • Holy Forever
    Chris Tomlin; Jason Ingram, Brian Johnson, Jenn Johnson, Chris Tomlin & Phil Wickham, songwriters
  • Hymn Of Heaven (Radio Version)
    Phil Wickham; Chris Davenport, Bill Johnson, Brian Johnson & Phil Wickham, songwriters

Best Gospel Album For albums containing greater than 50% playing time of newly recorded, vocal, traditional or contemporary/R&B gospel music recordings.

  • Die To Live
    Maranda Curtis
  • Breakthrough: The Exodus (Live)
    Ricky Dillard
  • Clarity
    DOE
  • One Deluxe
    Maverick City Music & Kirk Franklin
  • All Things New
    Tye Tribbett

Best Contemporary Christian Music Album For albums containing greater than 50% playing time of newly recorded, vocal, contemporary Christian music, including pop, rap/hip hop, Latin, or rock recordings.

  • Lion
    Elevation Worship
  • Breathe
    Maverick City Music
  • Life After Death
    TobyMac
  • Always
    Chris Tomlin
  • My Jesus
    Anne Wilson

Best Roots Gospel Album For albums containing greater than 50% playing time of newly recorded, vocal, traditional/roots gospel music, including country, Southern gospel, bluegrass, and Americana recordings.

  • Let’s Just Praise The Lord
    Gaither Vocal Band
  • Confessio – Irish American Roots
    Keith & Kristyn Getty
  • The Willie Nelson Family
    Willie Nelson
  • 2:22
    Karen Peck & New River
  • The Urban Hymnal
    Tennessee State University Marching Band

Salem Radio Network will broadcast LIVE former President Donald Trump’s “a very big announcement” from his Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, FL tonight.

Salem Radio Network VP of News & Talk Programming Tom Tradup says Washington bureau chief Ken Lormand will anchor the broadcast beginning at 9 pm ET.


Moody Radio presents New York Times best-selling author Joel Rosenberg and others for a one-hour broadcast special that explores four key questions that could clarify the future biblical landscape. Unfolding Prophecy features a mix of compelling interviews, dramatic vignettes, and powerful Scripture readings.

This special airs on the Moody Radio Network on Saturday, November 19, at 3 p.m. CT / 4 p.m. ET.


Sean Vaughn’s last day at KJIC/Houston (90.5) was Friday Nov 11th, he jumped straight into his new position as Chief Engineer at Cox Media Group in Houston this week.

Sean served 10 years as PD/mornings at KJIC , the station his parents founded. The KJIC staff was sorry to see him go but wished him the best in the future.

KJIC is actively looking for candidates to fill the morning show, resume’s can be submitted to kjic@kjic.org.

 


Milestones:
Michael Tedesco 3 years at Way Media/Portland

Prayer List:
John Staffieri
Christine Wilson


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