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CHART STORY: BLACK PANTHER BOWS BIG
Will it Top itself next week? (2/16a)
FACES OF CHANGE
Hear them roar. (2/16a)
TOP 50 MONEYMAKERS:
TWINKLE, TWINKLE
These acts are stacking Benjamins like nobody's business. (2/16a)
LEADING THE LEAGUE IN POINTS
Oh right, it's NBA All-Star Weekend. (2/16a)
UMG REVENUES NEAR
$7B IN 2017
An ex-stream-ly strong earnings report (2/16a)
MONEY, MONEY, MONEY
Investment in the biz and the coming speed bumps.
A NEW STREAMING PLAYER?
Who's getting into the game?
MY DOCTOR SAID NO MORE PIZZA
But she's not here.
OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE
At least try to be less obvious about it.
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CHART STORY: BLACK PANTHER BOWS BIG
Will it Top itself next week? (2/16a)
FACES OF CHANGE
Hear them roar. (2/16a)
TOP 50 MONEYMAKERS:
TWINKLE, TWINKLE
These acts are stacking Benjamins like nobody's business. (2/16a)
LEADING THE LEAGUE IN POINTS
Oh right, it's NBA All-Star Weekend. (2/16a)
UMG REVENUES NEAR
$7B IN 2017
An ex-stream-ly strong earnings report (2/16a)
MONEY, MONEY, MONEY
Investment in the biz and the coming speed bumps.
A NEW STREAMING PLAYER?
Who's getting into the game?
MY DOCTOR SAID NO MORE PIZZA
But she's not here.
OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE
At least try to be less obvious about it.
RUMOR MILL
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2/16/18

TDE/Aftermath/Interscope’s Black Panther soundtrack has gone #1 on the Top 50 Chart with 156k, just as the movie hits theaters. Expect it to continue to sell and stream with gusto through the next week.


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2/16/18

I.B. Bad on past wrongs, current turmoil and the radical changes on the horizon for the biz.


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2/16/18

Universal Music Group’s revenues hit $6.8 billion in 2017, a 10% rise over 2016 at constant currency. Recorded-music revenues grew to $5.7b by 11.3% at constant currency, with growth in subscription and streaming revenues (+35.4%) more than offsetting the decline in downloads (-19%) and physical sales (-3%).


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2/16/18

Along with its public statement announcing the establishment of a task force “to review every aspect of what we do to ensure that our commitment to diversity is reflected in our organization and community,” the Recording Academy’s Executive Committee has sent a direct communiqué...


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2/16/18

Grainge, Bandier, Branca ... Wyskoarko? The latest HITS List is a blend of established heavyweights and influential newcomers...


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2/16/18

The superstar's new video begins with the message: "The budget for this video was $996,631.90. We gave it all away. Don’t tell the label..."


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RADIO
2/16/18

RCA takes #1 in overall Mediabase chart share in Q1 2018, along with the top berths in the Rhythm and Urban formats. Republic, third overall, retains the lead in Top 40. Interscope (#4 in total ranking) is tops in Alternative and Triple A.


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2/16/18

During the All-Star tipoff event on the Capitol lot, Quality Control/Motown/Capitol's Migos (whose "Stir Fry" is practically the NBA theme song) receive a plaque commemorating their unreal streaming numbers. The trio got to 1 billion streams faster than any group ever with Culture II, causing Steve Barnett to become so giddy he could barely execute his turnaround jump shot...


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2/16/18

Before you head out for the long weekend and try to emulate Chloe Kim on the half-pipe, take a look at this week’s High 5. We might not get the air that the gold medalists reach but at least we now know back-to-back 1080s are not tax forms that are stuck together.


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The Greatest Showman Soundtrack
2/16/18

The Greatest Showman soundtrack (Atlantic) is showing no signs of slowing down in the U.K. with the album spending its sixth week, and strongest yet, at #1 on the Official Albums Chart.


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DUA.IG
2/16/18

Dua Lipa stays #1 at T40, while Drake rockets towards the top at Rhythm and at Modern Rock, Alice Merton puts down her "Roots"...


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2/16/18

This cover from our most recent print edition is a sampling of the rising wave of women in the industry—not an exhaustive list but a snapshot of the future...


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fonsipic
2/16/18

"Call me crazy," says Sony/ATV overlord Marty Bandier to writer and worldwide phenom Luis Fonsi, "but I think this 'Despacito' number of yours is gonna be boffo." With that, Fonsi received a large plaque noting the song's status as a Global #1. Seen just before jumping on their diamond-encrusted jet skis for a tandem cruise on the Hudson are...


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valor
2/16/18

Def Jam's Steven Victor and Bravado's Christine Calip Victor are pleased to announce their new release, Valor...


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rhett
2/16/18

Valory/BMLG's Thomas Rhett ponders the necessity of adding a "plaque wing" to his home after this latest arrival, which commemorates his Life Changes going Gold. This on top of celebrating his eight and ninth #1 singles...


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Interscope Air Jordans
2/16/18

The NBA and Interscope go together like Mike and Scottie, so it makes perfect sense that they’ve teamed up for a series of NBA All-Star Weekend specials, including a pop-up store, two recording studios and custom merch, topped off by super-dope limited-edition Interscope-branded Air Jordans.


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2/16/18

UMG’s Jeffrey Harleston, Apple Music’s Larry Jackson, Bryan “Birdman” Williams and Colin Kaepernick posed for a pic at Apple Music's screening of Before Anythang: The Cash Money Story in Hollywood last night. Shortly thereafter, LJ had to call Cupertino, where he's working on finding a way to make his iPhone double as a vape.


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bgford
2/16/18

Valory/BMLG’s Brantley Gilbert recently teamed up with Ford for a major promotion, as the auto giant learned through research (more about that in a minute) that the Nashville star was a favorite among its customers. The partnership is announced as Gilbert’s new single, “The Ones That Like Me,” hits Top 20 at Country radio, and his tour of the same name coincides with Ford Truck Month.


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2/16/18

How’s this for massed star power? The seven acts responsible for pulling in the most moolah during the week ending 2/8—Drake, The Weeknd with Kendrick Lamar, Migos, Ed Sheeran and Bruno Mars with Cardi B—represent a major chunk of the biggest names in the streaming galaxy, and here they are flying in tight formation, comprising a mighty Top 5.


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WILLIE
2/16/18

Willie Nelson will be celebrating his 85th birthday with the 4/27 release of a new studio album from Sony Legacy featuring 11 new Nelson compositions.


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