Quantcast
NICKIGIF
8/15/18

This week's tight chart battle for #1 between Nicki Minaj's Queen and Travis Scott's ASTROWORLD is another skirmish in the longstanding competitive rivalry between Republic boss Monte Lipman and Epic prexy Sylvia Rhone. Earlier in the week the odds seemed very much in Scott's favor...


…Read More
Webp.net-gifmaker (15)
8/15/18

Jimmy Iovine, Troy Carter, Oliver Schusser, Nick Holmstén, Ron Perry and Eric Wong are among the industry personages whose moves are the subject of the latest dispatch from our inside man...


…Read More
Webp.net-gifmaker (32)
8/15/18

With fresh D2C offers appearing today on his web site, we’re giving Travis Scott the edge in a tight race with Nicki Minaj for #1.


…Read More
andre
8/15/18

Amazon Music has tapped Sony Music veteran Andre Stapleton as Head of U.S. Label Relations. In the New York-based post, Stapleton will report to Director of Amazon Music Ryan Redington. Alexa, call up his resume...


…Read More
travisworld
8/15/18

Travis Scott's ASTROWORLD (Cactus Jack/Grand Hustle/Epic) not only achieved the second-biggest debut of the year so far, but has broken the first-week streaming record for any Sony release to date, garnering nearly 350m streams worldwide.


…Read More
heath and dom
8/15/18

Artist Dominic Fike, who—as we reported earlier, recently inked with Sony via Tha Lights Global and is rumored to be going through Columbia—is seen here in a celebratory moment with attorney Heath Kudler. “At this crucial juncture in your career, I have one important piece of advice,” Kudler said. “When you’re driving a tee shot into the wind, tee the ball higher and don’t overswing. Oh, and don’t order the Tom Collins in the clubhouse—they water it down like a motherfucker.”


…Read More
FastLaneEntry
8/15/18

T-Mobile, which bills itself as the “Un-carrier,” has entered into partnerships with a pair of musical entities. In the first hook-up, T-Mobile customers get exclusive access to a free, yearlong Pandora Plus subscription. In the second, T-Mobile customers gain “rock star status” at Live Nation venues thanks to a new, exclusive multi-year partnership with the touring colossus.


…Read More
lelepons
8/15/18

The social media superstar's deal is a partnership between 10:22 pm, UMG's imprint run by Celine Joshua, and Shots Studios.


…Read More
dan shay
8/15/18

During the #1 party for "Tequila" by Warner Music Nashville duo Dan + Shay, the following people imbibed enough of the titular beverage to strike up a conversation with a potted cactus...


…Read More
McCartney Fuh You
8/15/18

Paul McCartney’s “Fuh You,” the third track to be made available single from his Egypt Station (Capitol, 9/7), arrives in advance of next Monday’s airing of the hourlong primetime special Carpool Karaoke: When Corden Met McCartney Live From Liverpool (CBS, 8pm ET/PT).


…Read More
See More Rumor Mill >
I.B. BAD CURATES
YOUR NEWS FEED
Tracking the swing of the pendulum. (8/15a)
YOUR TOP 20: TRAVIS, NICKI BATTLE FOR #1
A royal dust-up (8/15a)
QUEEN TINGS
Michelle S. on Nicki. (8/15a)
NOISEMAKERS
The new kids in town. (8/15a)
JUST FUH YOU: MACCA, TEDDER & CORDEN
A new single and a new special (8/15a)
HITS' 32ND ANNIVERSARY ISSUE
Or as it's known in the trade-publishing world, Doorstop 2.0.
THE A&R EXECS
That stands for Artists and Repertoire, in case you were wondering.
PIZZA AND MARKETSHARE
I'm winning this one.
THE BOILER ROOM
It's the new tape room.
 Email

 First Name

 Last Name

 Company

 Country
CAPTCHA code
Captcha: (type the characters above)