Streaming music services are killing radio.
Playlists are preferred over radio formats.
And it’s getting worse.
Just 39% of 16-19-year old’s listen to music radio, while 56% use YouTube instead for music.
Lew Dickey bought a streaming music company Akazoo which focuses on emerging markets and yet he still wants to own radio stations.
How does he square that?
What’s the new role for modern radio?
Is it even worth doing radio formats for Gen Z or younger Millennials given their unavailability?
And can the connected car and smart speakers help radio defend against streaming music services?
- Katz Strong-arming Stations
- Panic at Entercom
- Nielsen’s Overnight Ratings
- The Emmis, Beasley, Urban One Deals
- Entercom’s Expense Cutting Shortfall
- Radio’s 3 New Rising Competitors
- The Liberty Takeover of iHeart
- Investors Growing Impatient with Entercom
- The Demise of the Morning Show
- Trade & Remnant Ads Blowing Up