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8/25/16

Here’s our weekly look at the relationship between the Top 25 tracks in sales and their respective streaming totals, and the estimated revenue each track generated from sales and streams during that period. 


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8/25/16

Garth Brooks, the last major artist to withhold his music from digital and streaming services, has been shopping his new album and making his catalog part of the deal, which would finally make it available for downloads and streams...


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8/25/16

During a recent, starry fundraiser at Chez Timberlake, Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton joins Scooter Braun and better half Yael for a sparkly, younger-demo-targeted photo op. Shortly thereafter, the Democratic hopeful promised the manager-mogul a position in her cabinet, possibly as Undersecretary of EDM. Meanwhile, in Vegas, Donald Trump and Scott Baio pounded Chivas at the Golden Nugget...


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Todd Boehly
8/25/16

Could Ari Emanuel expand his WME/IMG empire into awards show production and print media? The New York Post is reporting that the super agent is in talks with former Guggenheim Partners honcho Todd Boehly about taking over his empire of dick clark productions and the troubled publications Hollywood Reporter and Billboard.


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8/25/16

Jason Aldean is the first high-profile Tidal shareholder who has chosen to not give his new album to Jay Z’s struggling service for a window of exclusivity...


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8/25/16

Truly, it is an international business, as this vintage pic of Polygram's Alain Levy and Eric Kronfeld with Billy Ray Cyrus amply demonstrates. "Mon ami, your country-and-westairn swaggair, eet ees magnifique," Levy gushed. "Ze boots of ze world will scoot forevair on your behalf." Added Kronfeld, "Quite." This photo is brought to you by the forthcoming HITS 30th Anniversary Issue, and three decades of outrageous fake accents.


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8/25/16

Max Lousada’s Warner Music U.K. has signed former Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher, who will release his debut solo album in 2017. Elsewhere in Blighty, there are newly inked deals at 4AD, Sony/ATV and Bucks Music Management.


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8/25/16

Tim Bock has been named Senior Vice President of Production for dick clark productions, where he will oversee production of the American Music Awards, Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve With Ryan Seacrest and a variety of other projects.


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applefest
8/25/16

The annual Apple Music Festival is returning to London’s 1.7k capacity Roundhouse from 9/18 to 9/30 with Alicia KeysBritney SpearsChance the Rapper and Elton John on the line-up.


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8/24/16

Industry luminary Clive Davis will present hitmaker Pharrell with the 2016 Clive Davis "Legend in Songwriting" Award at Songs of Hope XII, which will be held on 9/15 at Stefanie and Ron Fair's Los Angeles home. Also, The Jungle Book composer John Debney will receive the Electronic Arts Composer Award from Steve Schnur, and Pandora will honor Mike Posner with the Pandora Trendsetter Award.


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REVENUE CHART: SOMETHING YOU
CAN BANK ON
Tim,e to fire up those calculators. (8/25a)
WME EYEING
BOEHLY EMPIRE?
Does Ari covet what Todd's dangling? (8/25a)
ALDEAN NOT PLAYING FAVORITES
He's a non-exclusive kinda dude. (8/25a)
OASIS SINGER GALLAGHER SIGNS
WITH WARNER BROS. U.K.
Notorious bad boy, on his best behavior, goes solo. (8/25a)
BRITNEY, CHANCE, ELTON TO HEADLINE APPLE FEST
London calling. (8/25a)
HITS' 30TH ANNIVERSARY ISSUE
All the photos you thought you'd destroyed.
EXCLUSIVELY YOURS (NOT)
A conundrum of the streaming age.
THE NEW DEAL
Why are we still signing agreements based on albums?
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