**UPDATE: To listen to the audio from the event, click here.**
In a world of instant gratification, the music industry has had to adapt, but has radio moved with it?
Join journalist and pop blogger Mark Savage (BBC News Online) as he talks to the radio programmers and the record labels to find out the importance of a radio playlist in the life of a hit record.
Mark will be joined by Sam Potts, Head of Radio at Columbia Records, James Curran, Head of Music for the Absolute Radio Network, and George Ergatoudis, Head of Music for BBC Radio 1/1Xtra.
George was appointed Head of Music at BBC Radio 1 in 2005, and added Radio 1Xtra to his remit in April 2009. James looks after not only Absolute Radio but also has fun with music from across the decades with Absolute Classic Rock, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s and 00s. Sam heads up the radio division of a label whose artists include Daft Punk, Katy B, Calvin Harris, Tom Odell, Rita Ora and many more
You can follow the event throughout the night on Twitter via @radioacademy and #RAMusic.
Date:Monday 17th February 2014
Time: 6pm for 6.30pm start
Venue: Gibson Guitar Studio, 29-35 Rathbone Street, London, W1T 1NJ
Cost: members free / non-members £10 (inc VAT).
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