Billie Eilish breaks through the mainstream barrier and brings a fresh new sound to modern music all the way to the top of the Billboard charts. KOP profiles her ongoing ride to inevitable superstar status and what we can learn from her creativity and confidence so early into her career.
Plus, digital media learns what it’s like to be in corporate radio with the story of one company being acquired by a vulturous private equity group. NAB CEO Gordon Smith states that Government Should Regulate Tech Industry and we learn the latest coming out of the WGA-ATA standoff.
The Tampa Bay times asks what happened to Bubba the Love Sponge? KOP looks back at this rollercoaster career… from Tampa Bay’s top CHR night time rebel to being anointed by Howard Stern to carry the torch for the next generation of shock jocks.
KOP explains how this has happened to a lot of veteran radio talent and how some are given multiple chances, regardless of all their transgressions. They are too many other radio jocks that could make way for someone like BTLS.
Plus, a review of Mid90s, a new survey on Rated R movies and the 2018 Salaries of TV’s Top Stars are Revealed.
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KOP explains the history, importance, and relevance of the Billboard Hot 100 since the beginning of the rock era and how it was integral to radio’s success at one time.
KOP compares how new music is treated by radio today by simply looking at how bad the American Top 40 chart has swayed away from what people listen to today in reality via digital streaming instead of the radio.
Plus, KOP talks about how much tv is out there to consume each week, as in way too much.