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ariana
5/31/16

After a massive push by Republic amid the tightest battle in recent memory, Ariana Grande bowed at #2 on both the HITS SPS and album charts. The race was especially intense with labelmate Drake...


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Powerhouse Jim Miller CAA book
5/31/16

Author/pop-culture analyst Jim Miller, who dissected SNL and ESPN in his previous books, has a new one coming 8/9 that all of Hollywood will be reading. It’s tantalizingly titled Powerhouse: The Untold Story of Hollywood's Creative Artists Agency


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CATFISH
5/31/16

British band Catfish and the Bottlemen are on course to end the week at #1 on the U.K. Official Albums Chart with second album, The Ride (Island), hurtling 20k sales ahead of Beyoncé's Lemonade (RCA). So what’s their story?


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la traviata
5/31/16

In Europe for MIDEM, Glassnote chieftain Daniel Glass suited up to visit the luxe confines of the Rome Opera for its acclaimed production of La Traviata, where he exchanged fashion insights with iconic designer Valentino. Meanwhile, at a marketing meeting back home, an A&R kid in sweatpants used his iPhone to scratch his junk.


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5/31/16

The massive buzz surrounding YG's brand new single, "Why You Always Hatin?" (Def Jam), has propelled the track, which features Drake and Kamaiyah, to #1 on the Shazam USA Top 100's Biggest Movers list.


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5/31/16

 The week's two biggest debuts, by Capitol Nashville's Dierks Bentley and Epic's Fifth Harmony, are likely to come in at #2 and #3 on this week's Sales Plus Streaming chart behind YMCMB/Republic's streaming colossus, Drake.    


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5/31/16

Republic’s Drake topped labelmate Ariana Grande on the HITS SPS chart after a nip-and-tuck battle, while Warner Music Nashville’s Blake Shelton was king of album sales.

 


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5/31/16

While perusing Facebook in the hours before Game 7 between OKC and Golden State ("Bay Aria" reads the L.A. Times headline), we came upon this photo, posted by our own Karen Glauber. It was accompanied by the following, deeply disturbing caption...


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Louisa Johnson
5/31/16

The new track from WMG’s Clean Bandit and SYCO’s X Factor 2015 winner Louisa Johnson, “Tears,” has shot to #5 on the U.K. Official Singles Chart at the midweek stage, thanks in part to a storming performance on Simon Cowell’s hugely popular TV talent show, Britain’s Got Talent, Saturday night on ITV.


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5/31/16

Leading lights of the music biz consider windowing in the latest installment of our cartoon catastrophe, Airhead. Please accept our heartfelt apologies in advance.


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