The 2015 Classic Rock Roll of Honour Awards Announced: AdLarge Media to Handle Exclusive U.S. Nation
New York, NY – Los Angeles, CA – June 8, 2015 – For the second year, KMG Networks, a division of Krantz Media Group, and AdLarge Media will deliver exclusively produced radio programming and unique sponsorship opportunities associated with the the Classic Rock Roll of Honour Awards that take place on Wednesday, November 11 at the Roundhouse in London, U.K. Presented by TeamRock and Classic Rock Magazine, this is the 11th anniversary of the highly respected Classic Rock Awards. Fan voting will commence on August 14.
KMG Networks is producing a wide range of exclusive radio programming, including pre-event vignettes featuring this year’s nominees with tie-ins to the Classic Rock Radio Station of the Year competition, live coverage from the red carpet and backstage, and a post-event special. AdLarge Media is solely responsible for the national radio advertising sales. “Last year’s Classic Rock Roll of Honour Awards was an A-List, star-studded event, featuring some of rock’s biggest legends,” said Gary Krantz, President and Chief Executive Officer, Krantz Media Group. “I am very excited to once again bring the excitement of this-one-of-a-kind awards show to U.S. Classic Rock radio stations and listeners. KMG will be offering must-have, multi-platform and social media content never before available in the U.S.” “AdLarge’s national advertisers will have access to exclusive live radio coverage and programming that is built around one of the biggest annual classic rock events,” stated Gary Schonfeld, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, AdLarge Media. “We have created unique opportunities that will place our sponsors at the center of the excitement across multiple platforms, on-site, on-air, online, and on social media.” Once again, Classic rock fans can vote for their favorite nominee on participating Classic Rock radio station websites and at www.classicrockmagazine.com/awards, August 14 through October 23. Classic Rock radio listeners can also vote for their favorite Classic Rock Radio Station of the Year in Major, Medium, and Small Market Categories. Last year’s Best Classic Rock Radio Station winners were: Large Market, Bonneville/KSL Broadcast Division’s 100.3 “The Sound” – KSWD-FM, Los Angeles, CA; Medium Market, Shamrock Communications’ 100.7 “The Bay” – WZBA-FM, Baltimore, MD; and Small Market, iHeartMedia, Inc.’s 104.7 WTUE¬FM, Dayton, OH. The 11th Annual Classic Rock Roll of Honour Awards gala will include the Classic Rock Living Legend Award. Previous honorees include Jimmy Page, ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons, Alice Cooper, Black Sabbath, Ozzy Osbourne, Rush, Iggy Pop, Jeff Beck, Lemmy Kilmister, and Greg Allman along with a selection of other categories, many of them determined by a public vote. Stations interested in the exclusive programming and live coverage may contact KMG Networks at 201-400-3682, emailing at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by clicking here. About Krantz Media Group/KMG Networks: An internationally recognized business strategist operating at the intersection of the media, advertising, and entertainment industries, Gary Krantz is President and chief executive officer of Krantz Media Group LLC, a leading New York City-based advisory business development, and content syndication firm that provides critical direction on issues of content syndication, marketing, advertising, media, entertainment and digital technology. KMG provides strategic marketing and brand development, implementation roadmaps, technology solutions for media, media sales and revenue generation, business development, organizational planning, and competitive analysis for many brands and companies such as Viacom Networks, Clear Channel/Premiere Radio Networks, Studio Center Total Production, My Damn Channel, TuneGenie Networks, and the UK based Team Rock Limited. In 2012, KMG launched KMG Networks - an independent, multi-platform content and services syndication company. Its services and products include, The Studio Center Network, Team Rock’s Classic Rock Roll of Honour, and a suite of broadcast products created by respected news broadcaster Lee Harris (mornings on CBS’s 1010 WINS). For more information on Krantz Media Group/KMG Networks, visit: krantzmediagroup.com. About Team Rock: Team Rock Limited (TeamRock) was founded by Billy Anderson in 2013 and is chaired by John Myers. John is the former Chief Executive of GMG Radio and Billy Anderson was Regional Director of GMG Radio. TeamRock is a content, creation and distribution business for rock fans all over the world and is the home to the biggest and most exclusive rock and metal news stories. Classic Rock Magazine launched the Classic Rock Awards in 2005 at the Café De Paris in London, following the successful launch of Metal Hammer Magazine’s Golden God Awards in 2003. Both award ceremonies now have international acclaim. Other magazines within the business include Prog and The Blues Magazine as well as TeamRock Radio. For more information visit: teamrock.com. About AdLarge Media: AdLarge Media is the fastest-growing independent audio advertising sales company in the U.S., representing radio, digital, and mobile content providers. The company is at the forefront of advertising innovation, driving revenue at the intersection of content and technology with customized solutions that deliver a demonstrated return on investment in an ever-changing media landscape. AdLarge serves a large portfolio of agencies and brands, and is widely recognized for its collaborative partnerships. Founded in 2010 by industry leaders Gary Schonfeld and Cathy Csukas, AdLarge Media has offices in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Detroit.