There are more external variables than ever when it comes to influencing trends at Pop music and shrewd radio minds like Jonathan Shuford, Dom Theodore, Rick Vaughn and Kobe are a quality sample size of programmers around the country who have deftly adapted their mindset on reading the audience room with respect to these trends, and tactfully applying the new rules to their programming strategies.[more]

For this month’s Programming to Win, Paragon Media’s Mike Henry gives us two recent examples of Triple A stations that expanded their external marketing reach, thought outside the box and saw their ratings grow.  [more]

What three songs will best define the summer of 2019 for your format? [more]

Mike Miller, Katy Perry, Rich Davis, Dan + Shay, Java Joel, NOTD, Jill Strada, Flo Rida [more]