How the Music Industry Is About To Change

The bad news is in -- as it has been almost every year since 2000.

Album sales in the U.S. are down year to year 13% and that includes digital revenue according to Nielsen SoundScan.

That

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Why Failed Radio CEOs Get Contract Renewals

How does a CEO drive a company into bankruptcy and wind up getting rewarded for it?

It happened again late last week.

Let me set the scene.

It becomes public that Regent, the small market radio group, failed to make a loan payment by their December 31st deadline.

But wait

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The Leno Lesson

So NBC screwed up.

Programming execs tried to plan for the future five years ago but the future is never predictable. Just try to remember what life was like five years ago and see if you could have predicted the ways things are today.

Ironically, the announcement that Jay Leno

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Best Radio Groups for 2010

For months now, I

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Pandora and Pioneer Together

If you are staying elsewhere for the event and would like to stay on-site at the Westin Kierland Scottsdale, call (800) 354-5892 and request the "social catering rate" for Jerry Del Colliano's Media Solutions Lab. Once you have a Westin confirmation at the $259 rate, you may cancel your offsite reservation.

You always have the option of checking this handy hotel reference site to monitor the best rates and act appropriately --

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