New York - May 5, 2009 - CBS has established the CBS Interactive Music Group. The new business unit within CBS Interactive brings together the company's digital music assets, including CBS Radio's music websites and online audio streams, and its various mobile applications, as well as Last.fm to form a single division. At launch, the combined assets of the newly formed CBS Interactive Music Group reach almost 40 million unique monthly users worldwide
Leading the new entity will be David Goodman who has been named president, CBS Interactive Music Group. First joining CBS Radio in 2002, Goodman has served as president, digital media and integrated marketing for the division since December 2007.
At launch, the new CBS Interactive music group will be comprised of the following:
CBS Radio streams of its music stations, and Web-only channels, available online and via various mobile devices, including the Iphone and select Blackberry models; The interactive websites for every CBS Radio music station that offer audio and video programming on-demand, embeddable song dedication and upcoming event widgets, and exclusive opportunities and promotions; Music discovery site Last.fm.
Previously, Goodman spent six years at the Warner Music Group, Warnervision Entertainment and Warner Bros. Goodman will continue to be based at CBS Radio headquarters in New York.