During the first half ofAdult Contemporary radio was the most-listened-to format in 50 U. Dakin is gregarious, emphatic, charismatic. For nearly every pop artist of note, as well as alternative rock and country acts with mainstream hopes, the decisions made by Dakin and his fellow programmers are of crucial importance.
Adult contemporary is a widely varied genre of music that includes everything from contemporary ballads of today to s soft rock and s vocal music. This music tends to focus on smooth melodies and polished harmonies and is soft and inoffensive enough to serve as background music in addition to be great for listening. Tune in now and listen live to adult contemporary stations from around the world.
But what music are Louisianians consuming? That is, what genres and artists are actually listened to by the 4. Is our aggregate consumption as heavily Cajun and zydecoor jazz — blues -funk, as the production side of the scene might suggest?
MOR stations served adults during the advent of the rock music era. While Top 40 stations were developing large teen followings, the MOR stations continued to provide the "nonrock" music adults of the day liked. In addition, these stations provided a full compliment of news, weather, community events, sports and other popular services.
By Adam Knapp. How do you listen to music? Maybe you plug in your cell phone and let Spotify curate a playlist for you?
With the deregulation of broadcasting in the late s, the number of commercial stations operating outside of state control proliferated. The government raised over Rmillion as the stations were licensed to various black-controlled groups. One of the largest independent commercial stations and also broadcasting in Gauteng, Jacaranda offers a mix of more easy-listening adult contemporary music and news.
CHYM Consider us a welcome balance of entertainment, every day. Searching for that perfect blend of contemporary pop and classic hits?
Last week, Maroon 5 broke a Billboard chart record that had stood for over 15 years, and Cardi B did not. As the sound of U. Any hits that have given off even a whiff of rap have faced roadblocks on the AC airwaves.
Twelve years ago, right before Christmas, what was then called Clear Channel dumped Lite The station format at the time was deemed too old and passive for advertisers. Indeed, in most markets, soft AC stations segued into a more modern sound or switched to other formats. But recently, it has made a comeback in a handful of cities.