After topping the U.K. Official Singles Chart for the last three weeks with “One Dance” (Island), Drake is on course for a double whammy on Friday, as Views leads the midweek tally. Calvin Harris & Rihanna’s “This is What You Came For” (Columbia) is, as expected, the hottest new single.
Columbia’s Leipsner, Borris, Vaughn and team had a blockbuster first day at Pop radio with Calvin Harris f/Rihanna’s “This Is What You Came For,” nailing down a stunning 125 adds and undisputed #1 Most Added honors. Harris also earned #2 Most Added honors at Rhythm, surpassed only by labelmate Beyoncé.
EVP/GM Kent Earls and the Universal Music Publishing Group Nashville team celebrate signing singer/songwriter Kane Brown, whose "Used to Love You Sober" made serious inroads at radio and retail and who is now at work on his debut full-length for RCA/Zone 4. Shortly after this photo was taken, former presidential hopeful Ted Cruz , who performed a suite of sad songs about co-ed bathrooms. Seen busily counting delegates are...
Radiohead deleted the entire history of their online presence yesterday, suggesting the campaign for their hotly anticipated ninth album had begun, a move that has now been followed up by teaser videos on YouTube and new music today. The set is rumored to be dropping sometime in June through XL Recordings, and could mark the end of the band's battle with streaming services.
After topping the U.K. Official Singles Chart for the last three weeks with “One Dance” (Island), Drake is on course for a double whammy on Friday as Views leads the midweek tally. Calvin Harris and Rihanna’s “This is What You Came For” (Columbia) is, as expected, the hottest new single.
TOP 15: VIEWS FOR MILES
Drake looking at one lofty view on the sales chart. (5/4a)
U.K. MIDWEEK CHARTS: DRAKE ON COURSE FOR A DOUBLE #1
Hey, have you heard of this guy named Drake? (5/4a)
WHY YES, THIS IS WHAT THEY CAME FOR
New Calvin Harris & Rihanna single explodes at radio. (5/4a)
USED TO PUB YOU SOBER
UMPG signs Kane Brown, says "cheese." (5/4a)