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Definition of payola


  • Money transferred directly from a band to a DJ, to bribe the DJ into playing their songs either on the radio or on a video channel.
    The DJ was fired for accepting Payola.

    Last edited on Mar 02 2003. Submitted by Matt F. from Mississauga, ON, Canada on Mar 02 2003.

  • money paid to radio stations in exchange for song airtime.
    • See more words with the same meaning: money.

    Last edited on Sep 27 2009. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Sep 27 2009.

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