“We’re thrilled to be working with Global Radio Network to launch Billboard Radio on the widely listened to Music of Your Life format,” says Howard Appelbaum, Publisher of Billboard.
Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) February 5, 2010
Global Radio Network, Inc., parent company to the Music of Your Life syndicated Adult Standards network, announced today that it has joined forces with Billboard - the world’s most trusted music brand - to launch Billboard Radio in April 2010. The new radio show will be syndicated daily on the Music of Your Life format, and will feature a mixture of hits from the 1950s through today.
Billboard Radio will debut next month on Music of Your Life as a two-hour weekend special, prior to its official launch in April. The special is set to be hosted by a well-known celebrity, and will feature Donny Osmond’s “8-Track Playback.”
Marc Angell, President and CEO of Global Radio Network, Inc. said, "Billboard is one of the strongest brands in music today, and we're proud and excited for the opportunity." Angell added, "With the growing popularity of 'Classic Hits' in radio these days, adding Billboard Radio to our portfolio will increase our listener base substantially by delivering a wide variety Billboard’s chart-topping songs from the 1950’s through today. We'll continue with the Music of Your Life concept where 'Stars Play the Stars' as several top entertainers and radio personalities have expressed interest in going on air with Billboard Radio."
"We're thrilled to be working with Global Radio Network to launch Billboard Radio on the widely listened to Music of Your Life format," says Howard Appelbaum, Publisher of Billboard. "This unique radio show will showcase the Billboard charts, which are the measure of success in music, and will offer consumers an exciting new way to hear the classic hits they love."
Music of Your Life has been playing Adult Standards for 31 years and is one of the longest running syndicated radio networks in the country. Music of Your Life continues to add affiliates via satellite by Clear Channel and a rapidly growing number of on-line listeners over the Internet by Wireless Village, a wholly owned subsidiary of publicly traded Concierge Technologies, Inc.
Now in its 116th year, Billboard is the world’s premier music brand consisting of Billboard magazine, Billboard Events and Billboard.com - the online destination of choice for millions of music fans. The Billboard brand is built on its exclusive charts and unrivaled reporting on the latest news, issues and trends across all genres of music. The brand reaches tens of millions of consumers daily through many strategic relationships with major companies, including Reuters, SanDisk, Telemundo, Ticketmaster, Microsoft Zune, Napster, MTV, GTech, Virgin Mobile, AT&T, SonyBMG and Amazon. These relationships leverage Billboard’s brand recognition, proprietary chart data and information resources to develop products, live events and print, television, radio, digital and mobile platforms for music consumers.
For more information, contact:
Marc Angell, President/CEO
Global Radio Network, Inc.
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