Definition of "payola"
  1. A clandestine or undisclosed compensation given, for instance, to a radio broadcast host for promoting a specific product, such as a music record
How to use "payola" in a sentence
  1. The radio host denied any involvement in payola, claiming that he always selected songs based on listener requests.
  2. The industry insider confessed to giving payola to influential DJs to gain regular airtime for their latest tracks.
  3. A law was enacted to crack down on the growing practice of payola in the music industry.

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