Industry News Stories
Global buys Juice 107.2 in Brighton & Hove
Global is continuing to buy UK radio stations by acquiring Juice 107.2 in Brighton. Juice is locally owned after being sold by UKRD in 2016, 12 months after the group bought it. It launched in 1997 as Surf 107.
Bristol Sound proposes classic oldies format
Bristol Sound has applied for the re-advertised Bristol licence, saying the current station fails to cater for local tastes and interests. The bid is from Nation Broadcasting, which first applied for the Bristol licence in 2006.
New MIDiA/LyricFind report delves into lyrics interest and international streaming stats
In the UK, Spotify and YouTube drew even with 23% shares; it’s the largest of the surveyed markets for Spotify and the smallest for YouTube.