5 August 2005 – how to get a hit

Link: FOXNews.com – Foxlife – Fox411 – Payola Shocker: J-Lo Hits, Others Were ‘Bought’ by Sony.

See above: The internal memos from Sony Music, revealed today in the New York state attorney general’s investigation of payola at the company, will be mind blowing to those who are not so jaded to think records are played on the radio because they’re good. We’ve all known for a long time that contemporary pop music stinks. We hear "hits" on the radio and wonder, "How can this be?"