Billboard Magazine contains a powerful reminder that it's time for radio to reverse the transaction to be sure that music business decision-makers aren't taking us for granted as they contemplate what sells music for them.
Last year we ranked #18 on their list of priorities and now we're down to ranking #35.
Hey, music biz: I guess it's true that you always hurt the one you love! And, THAT hurts.
Fortunately, thanks to the Country Music Association, I have a few stats to point to that hopefully will return radio to a higher rank on the annual "moves music now" survey next time it's updated (click on each graphic to enlarge it):
Those people still rank radio #1 as THEIR platform which still moves their country music now.