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BIG NIGHT FOR BANDIER, SONY/ATV AT BMI POP AWARDS
Downright iconic, actually. (5/15a)
"BREATH" CONTROL
Der Stingle is an all-timer. (5/15a)
TOP 20: TOP OF MIND
No Spock puns, promise. (5/16a)
SPOTIFY U.S. TOP 25: TYLER TAKEOVER
This one's got legs...four, to be exact. (5/18a)
BREVITY IS THE SEOUL OF WIT
The shit writes itself, but not in Korean. (5/15a)
THE DIVA PLAN
How pop stars from the pre-streaming era are finding a new groove.
RAINMAKERS RETURN
More of the folks who are making biz history now.
THE FUTURE OF ROCK & ROLL IS...
Hang on, we just need to throw this TV out the window.
AFTER COUNTRY TRAP
Is reggaeton death metal far behind?
Blighty Beat
U.K. MIDWEEKS: BRITS ARE BACK
3/11/19

The British music scene has truly woken up out of a slump, with Foals on course to claim their first Official Albums #1 on Friday with Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost–Part 1 (Warner Bros.), while new releases from Sigrid, Dido and Dave start in the Top 5.

At the midweek stage, Foals are currently ahead of Sigrid by 2k combined sales and are on course to better their previous peak of #2, reached with Holy Fire in 2013.

Norwegian artist Sigrid, who has been signed and developed in the U.K. by Island, starts at #2 with her debut, Sucker Punch, while Dido sits just 136 combined sales behind at #3 with her first album in six years, Still On My Mind (BMG). Of those three, Foals lead on physical, Sigrid on streaming and Dido on downloads.

Last week’s #1, Tom Walker’s What a Time To Be Alive (Relentless), moves down to #4, and newcomer rapper Dave starts at #5 with his debut, Psychodrama (Neighbourhood).

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