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, ...

www.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.nyradioguide.com/formats.htm

*SEE NOTE BELOW ON MUSIC FORMATS GENERALLY ... the punk/new wave artists of the late 70's, rather than the "classic" rock artists of the 60's and 70's.

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 ... Every radio format was designed with a target audience in mind; AC's is adult women.

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

Sep 18, 2018 ... In the radio industry, radio formats aren't that simple. Popular music is divided into formats that radio stations use to design playlists to appeal to ...

www.nielsen.com/us/en/insights/news/2018/radio-formats-with-mass-appeal-are-on-the-rise-in-q1.html

Radio reaches nearly everyone in America, and the results of Nielsen's March ... the first-quarter audience shares for eight of the top music formats in America.

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/2002/03/10/arts/television-radio-when-am-ruled-music-and-wabc-was-king.html

Mar 10, 2002 ... Television/Radio; When AM Ruled Music, and WABC Was King ... And with so many stations and formats available today, not to mention cable ... Museum of Art. He began to build an audience and was made program director.