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gordy
5/19/19

Showtime has acquired Hitsville: The Making of Motown from UMG’s film-and-TV division, Polygram Entertainment. It will premiere on the cable network in the fall.


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5/18/19

Tyler, The Creator dominates Spotify's U.S. daily streaming chart, with nine tracks from IGOR (Columbia) in the top 25 and "EARFQUAKE" holding at #1.


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logic - confessions of a dangerous mind
5/17/19

Def Jam's Logic will debut at #1 on the HITS Top 50, with his fifth studio album, Confessions of a Dangerous Mind, totaling 81k.

See the chart here.


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platt podium
5/17/19

Sony/ATV boss Jon Platt could be excused for a slight feeling of deja vu when he collected his second Publisher of the Year trophy of the week at a PRO's Pop Awards. In this instance the PRO in question was ASCAP...


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OTR
5/17/19

Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus play time-traveling Western outlaws in the video for the smash hit “Old Town Road” remix. Chris Rock, Vince Staples, Rico Nasty, Diplo and others provide cameos in the clip, directed by Calmatic.


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5/17/19

Karen Glauber is a trouper, filing her Post Toasted column on time following a sleepless night in a New York City hotel room. Her Big Apple itinerary included a cocktail party for the iHeart Rock and Alt programmers and a Badflower showcase, complete with a Johnny Galecki sighting. She leads quite the glamorous life, lack of sleep notwithstanding.


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5/17/19

Law & Order creator Dick Wolf, who’s so adept at turning headlines into prime-time dramas, would have a field day with our latest grab bag of trending topics across the music biz. We’ve got homicide, dangerous minds, nightmares and—ready for it?—twerking among the week’s unsettling incidents.


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ASAHD
5/17/19

Along with his new album, Father of Asahd (We the Best/Epic), DJ Khaled has unleashed the video for “Higher,” his collaboration with John Legend and the late, lamented Nipsey Hussle, for which 100% of the proceeds will go the rapper’s kids. Thursday night’s release would then prove just how star-studded Father is.


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High-speed chase
5/17/19

Lots of green exchanged hands during the week ending 5/9. Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road” (Columbia) continued its astonishing run, while Logic & Eminem’s “Homicide” (Def Jam) broke $200k to enter the Song Revenue Chart at #2, one slot above Shawn Mendes’ debuting “If I Can’t Have You” (Island).

...Full Chart Here


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rapino POLLSTAR
5/17/19

Pollstar has broken out a pair of new lists covering the live business: Live Nation emperor Michael Rapino has been singled out as the most impactful executive of 2019 in the trade’s inaugural Impact 50 list of touring-industry execs. And Metallica tops the LIVE75 chart, based on a sold-ticket average of 56,398 from three European performances on the band’s WorldWired tour, with an average gross of $5.3 million. Shawn Mendes is #2.


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Hang on, we just need to throw this TV out the window.
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