LOS ANGELES, CA, November 2, 2017—Benztown, a global leader in radio imaging, voiceover, programming and jingles, announces that it will release the fourth annual Benztown 50 List of Radio’s Biggest Imaging Voices, the radio industry’s exclusive listing of the top 50 voiceover artists in the U.S. and Canada. The Benztown 50 list will be based on several criteria, including number of radio station affiliates, station size and market. Benztown has partnered with P1 Media Group to compile and analyze industry data that will be the foundation for this distinction. The list is currently in development and will be released to the industry in early February 2018. Voice talent can apply for the Benztown 50 from now through December 1, 2017 at: www.benztown.com/50.
Dave “Chachi” Denes, Benztown President, said: “To stand out in a media environment where there are more consumer choices than ever before, captivating, great sounding audio content is the single biggest driver of success. Expert voiceover creates excitement and interest while defining brands in an instant. As a company defined by the highest quality audio content and branding, we are proud to provide the quintessential platform for the industry’s biggest voices with the Benztown 50, giving these outstanding professionals and artists the credit they deserve. We look forward to sharing the results.”
Ken Benson, Partner, P1 Media Group said: “P1 is proud to continue our partnership with Benztown to honor the amazing imaging voices heard on radio throughout the U.S. and Canada. These voices fill the airwaves 24/7/365 and play a vital role delivering a unique audio signature. We look forward to sharing the names of these all too familiar voices and providing them the recognition they truly deserve.”
Benztown is a leading international radio imaging, production library, programming, jingles and voiceover services company with over 2,300 affiliations on six different continents. In 2017, Benztown was named to the prestigious Inc. 5000 by Inc. magazine for the fifth consecutive year as one of America’s Fastest Growing Privately Held Companies. With studios in Los Angeles, New York, and Stuttgart, Benztown offers the highest quality audio imaging workparts for 23 libraries across 14 music and spoken word formats including AC, Hot AC, CHR, Country, Urban, Rhythmic, Classic Hits, Rock, News/Talk, Sports, JACK, and Alien Imaging sound effects. Benztown’s proprietary web-based imaging solution, Benztown Branding, is used daily by nearly 1,200 broadcast radio stations and digital services worldwide. Benztown provides custom VO and imaging across all formats, including commercial VO and copywriting. Benztown Radio Networks produces, markets and distributes high quality programming and services to radio stations around the world, including: The Todd ‘N’ Tyler Radio Empire, Hot Mix, Sunday Night Slow Jams with R Dub!, Remote News Service, Vipology, Mr. Master, BMG Production Music, and Flashback. For more information, visit www.benztown.com.