Insights on the radio, communications and music industries from Country Radio Programming and Marketing Consultant Joel Raab.
Friday, January 05, 2007
Bring On The Stars! 2007 is starting with a bang, as three of the formats biggest acts are kicking off the year with uptempo, strong songs. Kenny Chesney's "Beer In Mexico", Tim McGraw's "Last Dollar (Fly Away)" and Sugarland's "Settlin'" are giving programmers extra reasons to celebrate the New Year. Carrie Underwood's "Wasted" and Rascal Flatts "Stand" sound like mid-tempo hits, too.
Is Country the new Top 40? Check out some of the 18-34 numbers the format is generating lately. What do you think?