Quantcast
HITS HIGH 5: A KLUTZ TRIES A LUTZ

After catching Olympics fever and throwing curling stones down Hollywood Boulevard with little success, we have decided that we best stick to the games we know, tiddlywinks and rock/paper/scissors. Before we throw out the score from the Russian judge, here are the week’s top stories.

In our weekly #MeToo roundup, we have Paradigm’s Tom Windish gathering men to back a call for changes at the Recording Academy; former RIAA chief Hillary Rosen is advising Tristan Coopersmith; three respected music attorneys broke down the issues facing women in the music business and offer possible solutions; and Vince Gill unveiled an empowerment anthem.

Six high-level female executives co-signed a letter that slams Neil Portnow and the Recording Academy.

Kendrick Lamar’s Black Panther music is off to a roaring start.

Here’s the marketshare breakdown of Spotify’s Top 20 markets.

Negotiations for Lil Pump continue—who’s in the running?

Meanwhile, we’re getting greased up for our Tonga flag carrier impersonation contest. It will be ugly.

 

YOUR TOP 20 IS
MUY GRANDE
How will the Grammys affect who follows Ariana? (2/14a)
SONG REVENUE CHART: FEMALE POWER
Ari! Halsey! Billie! (2/15a)
UMG POSTS $7B YEAR,
WITH SALE ON TRACK
Who wants a piece of this? (2/15a)
FLIPOVER FRIDAY: NEW ARRIVALS AT iTUNES AND APPLE MUSIC
A pair of dynamic duos leads the pack. (2/15a)
HITS LIST KEEPS FALLING ON MY HEAD
These rainmakers are anything but all wet. (2/15a)
THE WINNERS
What the Grammys tell us about a changing landscape.
COMMITTED TO ROCK
The biz players who are determined to get the volume back up.
MANAGEMENT DO-SI-DO
Big changes among big acts.
THE NEW SUPERSTARS
The old pop rules just don't apply.
 Email

 First Name

 Last Name

 Company

 Country
CAPTCHA code
Captcha: (type the characters above)