Monthly Archives: February 2010

RadioTime highlights for the week of March 1, 2010

by Scott Fleischer On Monday, Angelique Kidjo visits “Morning Becomes Eclectic.” The show airs at Noon Eastern on KCRW. On Tuesday, BBC 6 Music airs a live performance from The Duke Spirit.  The band’s performance from The Summer Sundae in 2005 airs at 7:30 PM Eastern on BBC 6 Music. On Wednesday, Eddie Izzard is [...]

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Add “HoF” to Dan Halyburton’s name!

Congratulations to RadioTime’s own Dan Halyburton who was just inducted this week into the Country Music DJ and Radio Hall of Fame! Inductees are selected by the Country Radio Broadcasters, Inc., and the induction ceremony for the 2010 class was held at the Nashville Convention Center. Dan (that’s him third from the left), Mike Hammond [...]

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NASCAR Racing: Shelby American 400

NASCAR visits Las Vegas Motor Speedway for the third race of the season this weekend. Last year, Kyle Busch won after starting from the rear of the field. And Jimmie Johnson, last week’s winner, has won at the track three times. Will either of them win again this year at Vegas? Or will one of [...]

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DNC uses RadioTime to harness their community

The innovative team at the DNC are harnessing their community and the power of radio using RadioTime. Today they blast an email inviting members to call in local talk shows and share personal stories for why health care should be passed now. The RadioTime service provides a list of local talk shows from their IP [...]

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RadioTime highlights for the week of February 22, 2010

by Scott Fleischer On Monday, BBC 6 Music airs part 1 of a series which looks back at the life of Johnny Cash. “Johnny Cash – The American” is the subject for this week’s “6 Music Plays It Again.” The 4 part series airs Monday through Thursday at 7 PM Eastern. On Tuesday, Giles Peterson [...]

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NASCAR Racing: Auto Club 500

The 2010 NASCAR season started off with a bang as Jamie McMurray captured his first Daytona 500 win in the Sprint Cup Series while Danica Patrick ran a strong Nationwide Series race until getting caught up in a wreck and finishing 35th. This weekend, NASCAR visits Fontana, California. McMurray continues his strong season start by [...]

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RadioTime Highlights for the week of February 15, 2010

by Scott Fleischer On Monday, hear all of the latest news from the Olympics in Vancouver on CBC Radio One Vancouver. On Tuesday, Scott Mills is live at The Brit Awards for BBC Radio 1.  The backstage coverage begins at 11 AM Eastern on BBC Radio 1. On Wednesday, Mumford & Sons perform live on [...]

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NASCAR Racing: Daytona 500

After a historic 2009 and a short winter break, NASCAR makes its 2010 return with the season-opening Daytona 500 on Valentine’s Day. Already, its biggest stars have made their mark: Mark Martin picked up where he left off by starting on the pole. Dale Earnhardt Jr. got a jump on the season with the outside [...]

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Introducing Song Search and Broadcaster APIs

RadioTime development remains very busy heading into 2010, with a host of exciting features planned over the next few months targeting our services, applications and website. Last Friday, Feb 5, we delivered a significant upgrade to our core API, including: Search for songs and artists now playing – quickly locate stations broadcasting your favorite music [...]

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Akon and Nikki Sixx are the latest musicians to turn DJs

by Scott Fleischer Beginning this week, two more musicians will turn into DJs; Motley Crue’s Nikki Sixx and pop star Akon.  “Sixx Sense” airs on stations across the country on weeknights.  “Akon’s hitlab” airs on Saturdays on Capital FM London.  Nikki Sixx and Akon join the growing list of musicians hosting radio shows, all available [...]

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