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NEW RELEASES: THE FUTURE OF FUTURE
2/8/16

Epic's Future, whose voice you may have noticed in a cool Beats by Dre Super Bowl spot, leads the pack of new releases and looks headed or #1 on Friday's HITS album sales and SPS charts. It's a nice look for L.A. Reid and team going into Grammy week. Rihanna, who debuted digitally last week, has delivered physical product...


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 U.K. MIDWEEKS: COLDPLAY TO SCORE SEVENTH #1
2/8/16

Parlophone’s Coldplay could claim their seventh U.K. #1 album as the band’s Super Bowl halftime headline show shoots A Head Full of Dreams to the top spot in the Official Albums Chart midweeks. Currently 8k sales ahead of Adele’s 25 (XL), the set is looking highly likely to improve its #2 peak.


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COLDPLAY'S SUPER BOWL PLAY MOVES NEEDLE AT iTUNES
2/8/16

Coldplay got snippets of four songs into their Super Bowl performance before Beyonce and Bruno Mars took over (and were heard in a few ads), but it was enough to pique the interest of iTunes shoppers. Three of the  band’s performed songs—the new “Adventure of a Lifetime,” “Viva La Vida” and “Paradise”—shot into iTunes’ top 10, while a $6.99 sale helped propel several albums.


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ZAYN: THE "TALK" CONTINUES
2/8/16

RCA’s ZAYN follows up last week’s strong start with more milestones. Having topped the iTunes singles chart worldwide (and moving 267k+ in the U.S. in his first week), “PILLOWTALK” added the top spot on the U.K. singles sales chart, the #1 spot on Spotify’s global chart (the fastest cut by a debut act ever to do so) and an array of chart-topping sales bows around the planet. What’s more, he’s earned...


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ON RECORDS: RANDOM GRAMMY THOUGHTS
2/8/16

It’s time to spark another blunt and ponder some of the more compelling questions swirling around the Grammys. We find the Grammy process endlessly intriguing—don’t you?


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THE MOMENT OF TRUTH: GREIN PICKS THE GRAMMY WINNERS
2/8/16

Expect Grammy voters to “share the wealth” this year. If my hunches are correct, no artist will take more than one of the “Big Four” awards. This would be the first time in six years that those marquee awards have been dispersed so widely.


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GRAMMY ALBUM OF THE YEAR: THE REMIX
2/8/16

Check out this ingenious Grammy ad focusing on the Album of the Year contest, done as a "remix" of the various nominees animated on the surfaces of the city. The spot premiered during the Super Bowl


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FUTURE'S MUSICAL EVOLUTION
2/8/16

For the last two years, the artist also known as Future Hendrix has been steadily challenging the status quo, collaborating on and releasing a phenomenal flow of new singles, mixtapes and albums. He's proved again with EVOL that his blueprint works...


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QUEEN BEY TO
TAKE FLIGHT
2/8/16

Beyoncé is going on tour. Repeat: Beyoncé is going on tour. This is not a drill. The 40-date, worldwide Formation Tour was announced immediately after her red-hot Super Bowl halftime appearance.    


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NFL PUNTS ON COLDPLAY
2/8/16

We may never know who got cold feet about the booking of Coldplay as the halftime act for the 50th edition of the Super Bowl, but Chris Martin & Co. had a quick four and out in Sunday’s presentation dominated by Beyonce’s new single, Bruno Mars’ Grammy-nominated record and images of past Super Bowl performers.

 


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ON RECORDS: RANDOM GRAMMY THOUGHTS
Admit it, you have these kinds of thoughts too. (2/8a)
THE MOMENT OF TRUTH: GREIN PICKS THE GRAMMY WINNERS
Compare and contrast. (2/8a)
FUTURE'S MUSICAL EVOLUTION
Future doin' work. (2/8a)
NFL PUNTS ON COLDPLAY
The big short, Super Bowl halftime edition (2/8a)
CHART STORY: RIHANNA’S HARD “WORK” PAID OFF
Sia's latest arrives as well. (2/8a)
GRAMMY SURPRISE GUESTS
Will the formerly snubbed return to steal the show?
TRUMP VS. ADELE
It's gonna get nasty. We wouldn't bet on the The Donald.
STREAMING'S NEXT BIG PLAYER
It's not who you think.
MOVING THE NEEDLE
Which Grammy moments will spike sales, streams and tickets?
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