Posted by 000 on October 19, 2014 at 16:50:01:
I do not see this gaining any traction, at all, whatsoever. They are reinventing the wheel, and that never ends well. That said, here is the release from JBG on its new venture:
Journal Broadcast Group, a subsidiary of Journal Communications (NYSE: JRN), has launched an exciting new outlet for keeping up with the latest hit music.
NowTrending.com’s #1 Hits Radio is now streaming your favorite music 24/7 at NowTrending.com/listen, powered by Journal Broadcast Group and Radionomy.
Now Trending Hits Radio focuses on the most popular hits, using downloads, shares and radio play data to compile the biggest songs in the world, all in one place.
If you’re on a desktop computer, listen live at NowTrending.com/listen, and keep it tuned in all day at work. You can also listen to Now Trending Hits Radio on your smartphone or tablet by searching for it in the TuneIn Radio app.
“Launching #1 Hits by NowTrending.com gives our audience a new way to hear more of their favorite songs with fewer commercials,” said Michael Gay, Vice President of Interactive Media, Journal Broadcast Group. “We hope this becomes a favorite stream for fans to enjoy at home, at work or on the go through their smartphone.”
The “hit songs on demand” programming keeps music fans current on the very latest chart-toppers, while the high-energy presentation is designed to give listeners a feel for what’s moving up the charts by today’s hottest stars.
Companion website NowTrending.com publishes all the latest breaking news, as well as the most current viral and clickable trending stories, videos and photo galleries as they happen.
Find the media player for Now Trending Hits Radio at NowTrending.com/listen. If you’re on a mobile device, download the TuneIn Radio app and search for “Now Trending Hits Radio” to start listening!
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