RadioWave, a leading provider of Internet radio technology and services to businesses, and Universal Music Group (“UMG”), the world’s leading music company, today announced a radio programming and distribution agreement for several of UMG’s branded record labels and their artists.
RadioWave will produce, host and distribute radio programs showcasing the music and artists featured on the Motown, Verve, Cash Money, Universal Classics, Universal Records and MCA labels. The programs will be available through UMG-affiliated web sites, and will be accessed by users through web-based, label-branded players produced by RadioWave.
Additionally, Motown Radio and Verve Radio will be syndicated throughout the RadioWave Network. The RadioWave Network currently includes Rolling Stone Radio, MSN Chat Radio, ARTISTdirect Radio, RadioFreeCash and the Susquehanna Radio Corp.’s broadcast station group. RadioWave programs are available through WindowsMedia.com. The RadioWave Network currently delivers more than 1.5 million hours of listening each month.
“We are thrilled that Universal Music Group engaged us to provide these services,” said David Marcus, RadioWave’s Vice President of Business Development. “UMG’s leadership in the online music arena is unmatched and this partnership reflects their confidence in RadioWave’s ability to deliver the highest quality listening experiences.”