Launched by Bobby Haber, College Media Journal published its first issue on November 10, 1978, with the "who’s who" to the "who are you!?" at the top of its charts. Aimed at college radio programmers, the publication re-branded as CMJ New Music Report in 1982. It currently stands as the following:

CMJ Holdings Corp connects music fans and music industry professionals with the best in new music through interactive media, live events and print. offers a digital music discovery service, information resources and community to new music fans, professionals and artists.

CMJ Events produces the legendary CMJ Music Marathon, which is the largest and longest-running music industry event of its kind, in addition to live events and tours across the US.

CMJ Charting is the weekly music-business trade magazine known as CMJ New Music Report which is the music industries primary source for exclusive charts of non-commercial and college radio airplay.

CMJ Access is an integrated marketing agency specializing in providing its clients unparalleled access to the college and young adult demographic and emerging music world.

Who is Reading, “CMJ New Music Report”?

The CMJ New Music Report is a weekly publication that is read by businesses like Vigilant Promotions. The following is a list of other businesses in the music industry that also subscribe to CMJ New Music Report:

  • Major and Independent Record Labels
  • Major and Independent Press
  • Marketers, Promoters and Publishers
  • Alternative, College and Internet Radio
  • Program Directors and DJs
  • Music Retailers
  • Club Bookers

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