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WOODSTOCK, DAY TWO
Once upon a time...at Yasgur's farm (8/16a)
RAINMAKERS: THEY CONTROL THE WEATHER
This is no ordinary doorstop. (8/15a)
SONG REVENUE CHART: DOG DAYS
But things will liven up soon. (8/16a)
A PRESEASON
HITS LIST
The biz is getting its game face on. (8/16a)
GRAMMY CHEW: COMING IN
UNDER THE WIRE
More speculation over lox and bagels (8/16a)
HEAT!
Seriously, we can't take off any more clothes at the office.
DOLDRUMS!
Nothing doing.       
LUNCH!
Well, what do YOU want?      
VACATION!
Badly needed.     
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ANDREA SWIFT: Preparing for the mother of all releases as Tay’s Lover is set to drop just ahead of Grammy deadline. Let the media assault begin.
2
TENCENT: Chinese behemoth reports strong Q2 numbers as it negotiates for 10% of UMG—and competitors feel a Pang of regret for not jumping in.
3
HARVEY MASON JR.: Academy Board Chair runs point on Grammy as Dugan settles in—and becomes keeper of the secret committee’s secrets.
4
EK VS. PITTMAN: It’s a battle royale between platform kings, as iHeart boss claims 3% of Spot users drive 73% of listening. Maybe he heard it on the radio.
5
ROC NATION: Team Jay-Z hooks up huge deal with NFL for “entertainment and social-justice initiatives”—and catches some flak. No Goodell deed goes unpunished.
6
MAC REYNOLDS: Imagine Dragons manager is the Mac Daddy as rumors spread of gigantic event in response to gun violence. Will they need a bigger boat?
7
COACH K & PEE: Hip-hop label duo very much in Control as new compilation Streets. The Tower Team says they’re the mark of Quality.
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ELLIOT GRAINGE: Running his 10k at a killer pace, as Trippie paints the town Redd and EG and partners Create new opportunities. Somebody knight that kid!
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LANA DEL REY: Everyone’s “Looking” Interscope star’s way, as powerful new track enters debate over guns. We could all use a Rey of light about now.
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RAINMAKERS: We profile some of the top players in the biz, who mistakenly believed they were talking to a more respectable publication.