en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Radio_format

A radio format or programming format describes the overall content broadcast on a radio station ... Music radio, old time radio, all-news radio, sports radio, talk radio and weather radio ... Urban contemporary (mostly rap, hip hop, soul, and contemporary R&B artists); Urban adult contemporary (Urban AC) – R&B (both newer ...

www.npr.org/sections/therecord/2015/02/07/384390075/radio-radio-how-formats-shaped-splintered-and-remade-pop-music

Feb 7, 2015 ... Over the second half of the 20th century, radio gave music its ... By splitting the dial into different formats, it produced a pop scene of striking diversity. ... Rock radio flirts with Top 40 and black artists for a second, thanks to MTV, ...

newsgeneration.com/broadcast-resources/guide-to-radio-station-formats

Broad, diverse playlist; music tends to include numerous types of formats, often ... Incorporating popular New AC/Smooth Jazz artists, while including more ...

www.insideradio.com/mid-year-report-what-formats-rule-the-radio-dial/article_36bff806-801e-11e8-92c6-57cfad5cd867.html

Jul 5, 2018 ... Rounding out the top 5 most pervasive formats on the AM/FM dial at the ... 1 decade of music for the format if you look at the top 500 songs ...

www.thebalancecareers.com/what-are-radio-formats-and-why-do-they-matter-2315430

Sep 18, 2018 ... Popular music is divided into formats that radio stations use to design playlists to appeal ... They highlight artists in R&B, soul, hip-hop, and rap.

www.rollingstone.com/music/music-features/adult-contemporary-radio-hits-millennials-724945

Oct 20, 2018 ... Music, Film, TV and Political News Coverage. ... For nearly every pop artist of note, as well as alternative rock and country acts with ... For comparison's sake, “ an Urban [the radio format that plays rap and R&B] Top 5 reaches ...

www.michiguide.com/formatkey

Michiguide.com, Michigan's Guide to Radio and Television Broadcasting, Michigan ... Usually includes a wider range of artists than heard on Modern Rock stations. ... Hot Adult Contemporary: Hot AC is a currents-based popular music format.

www.nytimes.com/1986/06/18/arts/oldies-on-rise-in-album-rock-radio.html

Jun 18, 1986 ... Because those stations are playing fewer new artists, it's going to have ... 40 radio formats spurred album-rock stations to play more new music, ...

www.broadcasting-history.ca/listing-radio-formats-and-their-descriptions

Adult Contemporary Music includes soft rock, light rock, soft pop. Certain on air ... Listing of Radio Formats and their Descriptions. For their ... Classical/Fine Arts