Jan 2021 Radio News
Spotify stock has hit a new all-time high on the New York Stock Exchange [last] week.
On Friday (January 8), the streaming giant’s stock reached $354.60, and closed at $353.48, up 7% from the closing price the day before and up 12.2% for the week. At Friday’s high, Spotify’s value rose to roughly $66.1 billion.
Eight new radio services have launched today by the Children’s radio station Fun Kids.
They include a classical music radio station for children, Fun Kids Classical, with pianist Lang Lang as Ambassador.
The other stations are Fun Kids Animals, Fun Kids Silly, Fun Kids Party, Fun Kids Pop Hits, Fun Kids Naps, Fun Kids Classics and Fun Kids Soundtracks. These will join the existing stations Fun Kids and Fun Kids Junior.
Graham Dene, David Hamilton, Nicky Horne, Diana Luke, Kid Jensen and Roger Day are just some of the presenters announced for shows on Boom Radio UK.
The service is launching on DAB in London and around the UK on a number of multiplexes including Portsmouth, Bristol, Birmingham and Glasgow this February 14th.
Weekday breakfast will be hosted by former Capital and Smooth London breakfast presenter Graham Dene, David Hamilton is on from midday, Nicky Horne will do early evening and Diana Luke is on late at night.
Have you read the London Stock Exchange Group’s latest ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain Report’? Read more as RadioWorks Group Founder and CEO, Michael Charnley-Heaton shares his insights on the future of listening along with details about the company’s expansion since its inception over thirty years ago.
“We are at the forefront of how advertisers and agencies capitalise on the benefits afforded to them by digital audio platforms like Spotify, Deezer and DAX,” says Michael, excited about the launch of PodcastWorks as it aims to create new content and revenue streams. “There’s a boom in podcasts and the intimate targeting and measurement opportunities they provide advertisers.”
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