HITS Daily Double


THE DEATH OF PRINT JOURNALISM, PART 8,902: Last week's issue of our print publication features Glassnote's Childish Gambino on the cover. The rapper/singer (who's also an actor/comedian) is making strides at radio with "3005," while his album because the internet charms hip-hop heads and alterna-nerds alike. Still, the muti-talented artist never knew the meaning of "childish" until he appeared on the cover of our infantile rag.

Our Contents page VIP, meanwhile, is Clear Channel CEO Bob Pittman. The exec is preparing to unveil the first-ever iHeartRadio Music Awards this week, and has lined up an all-star group of performers for the 5/1 NBC telecast. This follows on the heels of the successful Country Festival and other extensions of the iHeart brand (including the just-announced fourth Music Festival, slated for Vegas on 9/19-20) have Pittman so happy he actually agreed to a Q&A with us, which appears in the issue coming out this week. That will undoubtedly weigh on his iHeart in the future. (4/28p)