Quantcast
1167 Motown P1 Headshot
MOTOWN GOES HOLLYWOOD
4/27/15

Motown Records founder Berry Gordy Jr. views the L.A. opening of Motown: The Musical later this month as a manifestation of “a fairytale that happened to come true.”


…Read More
jay-z-tidal-launch
JAY Z TWEETS...
AND TWEETS
4/27/15

Breaking his own traditional Cone of Silence on social media, Jay Z took to Twitter Sunday morning among a rising wave of backlash in order to defend his Tidal streaming service... 


…Read More
Shelli and Irving
SNAKE & TAPE
4/27/15

Page Six also dusted off the old Irving Azoff/snake-in-the-mailbox story in an item about wife Shelli threatening Sony Pictures brass last summer after the studio refused to let the Azoffs screen the film Sex Tape on their yacht...


…Read More
Screen Shot 2015-04-26 at 10.26.46 PM
ZAC TO THE FUTURE
4/27/15

During the launch event for the new album by Southern Ground/Varvatos/BMLG/Republic’s Zac Brown Band, from which 22 stations offered live broadcasts, multiformat star pose with his label team. After the formal portion of the evening, everyone changed into their Varvatos jammies. Seen feeling a little bit country and a little bit rock ‘n’ roll are (l-r): Southern Ground’s Sally Martin, Randi EventsBrittany Olsen, SG’s Ed Eschleman, Mince ProductionsEllen Appleton, SG’s Paul Williams, Neda Tobin and Mara Sidweber, Zac Brown, BMLG’s Jackie Campbell, John Zarling and Christine Drexel, Randi Events’ Julia Page and SG’s Chuck Swaney.

YOUR HOT NEW RELEASES
4/27/15

Nicki Minaj, Mariah Carey, Banks and Adam Lambert are among the artists hitting Pop radio with new singles this week. Nicki also brings her "The Night Is Still Young" to Rhythm, where she's joined by newcomer Alyxx Dione. Meanwhile, Bleachers and Panic! at the Disco bring fresh tracks to Alternative. Click the links for details, buddy.

1426345138josh-groban
NEVERMIND THE BOLLOCKS—IT'S THE U.K. TOP 10
4/27/15

Josh Groban lands his first U.K. #1 album with his seventh full-length, Stages. On the singles side, Major Lazer f/MO & DJ Snake's party-starting dance smash jumps #13-6, as it moves #14-3 at BBC Radio 1. And that's not all that's happening across the pond.


…Read More
ZB-MeetGreet-19 2
UN-WANTED ATTENTION
4/27/15

Nathan Sykes, frontman of The Wanted and the first Top 40 artist on Ashley Tabor and Randy Phillips' Global Entertainment, enjoys the Z100 stop on his promo tour with PD Mark Medina and promo legend Richard Palmese. Later, Sykes found out the photo would be running here, and ran screaming into the street. 

blake-lively-inline
YOUR WEEKEND
BOX OFFICE
4/26/15

Universal's Furious 7 dominates the domestic box office once again, becoming the first film since 2012's The Hunger Games to top box office charts for four weeks in a row—while bringing its total to a cool $320m. 


…Read More
Boyd Muir
UMGD ERA ENDS; UMG RESHAPES COMMERCIAL FUNCTIONS INTO TEAMS
4/24/15

UMG CFO Boyd Muir and EVP Michele Anthony have issued an internal memo detailing a reshaping of the company’s commercial functions in the U.S. Distribution wing UMGD will cease to exist as a freestanding entity, with teams supervising the various functions incorporated into the UMG structure...


…Read More
old radio
YOUR RADIO CHART PREVIEW PREVIEW
4/24/15

Republic's Pop radio dominance continues on next week's Mediabase Top 40 chart, as the label holds half the Top 10 with Natalie LaRose,The Weeknd and Ariana Grande leading, while RCA's Walk the Moon moonwalks into the Top 10 and S-Curve/Hollywood's Andy Grammer looks "Good" in the Top 30...


…Read More
See More Rumor Mill >
NEVERMIND THE BOLLOCKS—IT'S THE U.K. TOP 10
In the U.S. it's Brittany; in Britain it's Josh. (4/27a)
MOTOWN GOES HOLLYWOOD
Opening night Tuesday at the Pantages. (4/27a)
JAY Z TWEETS...
AND TWEETS
He's pissed off and he's not gonna take it anymore. (4/27a)
UN-WANTED ATTENTION
The band's on hiatus, but the front man is not. (4/27a)
YOUR WEEKEND
BOX OFFICE
We are Furious yellow. (4/26a)
MONTE ON A ROLL
Republic field general talks it likes he walks it.
NEW & DEVELOPING ARTISTS
The next batch is being cooked up.
APPLE'S STREAMING ROLLOUT
Will iTunes-Beats hybrid be a Spotify slayer or an also-ran?
CHART SHAKE-UP
Tuesday's chart-topper pushes the envelope.
 Email

 First Name

 Last Name

 Company

 Country