CBS & Last.fm Consolidate Online Radio Units

NEW YORK (Hypebot) – The CBS Interactive Music Group has been formed to bring together various CBS digital music assets including CBS Radio's more than 100 online audio streams, various mobile applications and Last.fm. At launch, the combined assets of the newly formed CBS Interactive Music Group reach almost 40 million unique monthly users worldwide.

David Goodman who has been named President, CBS Interactive Music Group. A veteran of CBS Radio since 2002, Goodman has served as President, Digital Media and Integrated Marketing for the division since December 2007.

At launch, the new CBS Interactive Music Group will be comprised of:

  • CBS Radio streams of its music stations, and web only channels, available online and via various mobile devices, including the iPhone and select Blackberry models.
  • The interactive websites for every CBS Radio music station which offer extensive audio and video programming on-demand, embeddable song dedication and upcoming event widgets, and exclusive promotions.
  • Last.fm which offers fans millions of tracks in every genre with radio streaming and free-on-demand offerings through partnerships with Universal, EMI, Sony BMG, CD Baby, independent aggregators The Orchard and IODA, and more than 240,000 independent artists and labels. Last.fm also recommends its 25M monthly users new songs based on their listening history and music tastes through its proprietary scrobbling technology.
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