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BMI Icon John Oates Entertains Hearst Television Executives

Posted in News on June 1, 2018
Hearst Television Executive Vice President Mike Hayes, Hearst Television President and NAB Joint Board Chair Jordan Wertlieb, award-winning BMI songwriter John Oates, Hearst Television Executive Vice President Frank Biancuzzo and BMI’s Dan Spears gather for a photo at the general managers meeting in Greenville.
Hearst Television Executive Vice President Mike Hayes, Hearst Television President and NAB Joint Board Chair Jordan Wertlieb, award-winning BMI songwriter John Oates, Hearst Television Executive Vice President Frank Biancuzzo and BMI’s Dan Spears gather for a photo at the general managers meeting in Greenville.

BMI Icon and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee John Oates provided a special evening of stories and songs at the Hearst Television annual general managers meeting held recently (5/30) in Greenville, South Carolina.  Oates, one half of the legendary pop duo Hall & Oates, not only performed the group’s biggest hits as he originally wrote them, he also shared music from his latest solo project Arkansas. In their renowned career, Hall & Oates recorded 21 albums, selling more than 80 million units while topping the charts with 10 #1 hits and 20 top 40 hits. They were named BMI Icons in 2008, and inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2014.

Hearst Television owns more than 30 TV stations in markets across the country.