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Autumn equinox
9/21/18

Just as there are certain things we can count on, like summer turning to fall as the plane of the equator passes through the center of the sun (look it up), there are certain people we can count on to take care of business. Like...


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RIAA-H1-2018-total-revenue
9/21/18

Streaming is the dominant driver in the RIAA’s just-released mid-year report on the U.S. music business, accounting for a stunning 75% of the revenue pie for the first half of 2018, while paid subscriptions in particular have grown 33% y-o-y.


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EJ
9/21/18

Elton John has moved all of his business into the Universal Music Group fold, significantly expanding the global business partnership between his company Rocket and UMG.


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220px-Lil Pump mugshot
9/21/18

These days, if you wanna be big, it helps to be lil. Lil Pump has the week’s most-streamed track on our Streaming Songs Chart, the debuting “I Love It,” with an assist from Kanye West; Lil Baby is #4 and #12, with Gunna and Drake, respectively, riding shotgun. And the Lil Peep-XXXTentacion collab has racked up north of 9m streams in its first two days of release to finish at #24, with nowhere to go but up.


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Mumford
9/21/18

Mumford & Sons have released "Guiding Light," the first single from their fourth studio album, Delta, which Glassnote will release on 11/16.


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BADFLOWER
9/21/18

Presenting the powerhouse performance of "Ghost" by John Varvatos Records/Big Machine rockers Badflower on Corden...


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pianomic
9/21/18

A 35-year-old cassette recording of Prince alone at the piano sits at #1 on iTunes this flipover Friday ahead of seven other rookies.


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justin and katie
9/21/18

Sources confirm Warner/Chappell Co-Head of A&R Katie Vinten is launching a label within WMG as a JV with Grammy-nominated songwriter/producer Justin Tranter.


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falling
9/21/18

Our own Michelle S. on the posthumous new collaboration “Falling Down” (Columbia) from Lil Peep and XXXTentacion, which is heartbreaking in light of their untimely passing but also as a reminder of the creative power that's been lost.


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wolf alice
9/21/18

Wolf Alice were crowned winners of 2018's Mercury Prize in London last night for their second album on Jamie Oborne’s Dirty Hit label, Visions of a Life. The band accepted the prize with a big FU to an industry exec who didn’t get their schtick early on.


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UMG PAVES ELTON'S YELLOW BRICK ROAD WITH GOLD
Lucian locks in the superstar. (9/21a)
RIAA: SUBS POWERED REVENUE IN H1 2018
Streaming revenue is 75% of the biz. (9/21a)
CRY THE TOP 20
Carrie is having a Pretty good first week. (9/21a)
SONG REVENUE CHART: THE BUCK STOPS HERE
Yeezy and Pump run to daylight. (9/21a)
UMG PAVES ELTON'S YELLOW BRICK ROAD WITH GOLD
This song's for Uni. (9/21a)
RAINMAKERS
The ones making history now.
WHO'S NEXT?
Who will be the next big pub and label players?
THOUGHTS ON LUNCH?
Like, will it ever get here?
THE KIDS
They're leaning on the button.
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