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CHART ATTACK
1/27/15
American Beauty/American Psycho, the sixth studio album from DCD2/Island/Republic's Fall Out Boy, takes top honors with just over 200k, hitting #1 and bringing January another big bow.
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ANOTHER SLICE OF THE PIE
1/27/15
A seismic shift could be on the way in the major-label marketshare universe, with much wailing and gnashing of teeth among various combatants.
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GRAMMY'S BIG MOMENT(S)
1/27/15
Word has it that Music's Biggest Night will continue the tradition of performance pairings with Gwen Stefani joining Maroon 5... 
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THE HITS INTERVIEW: KEN EHRLICH
1/27/15
2015 will mark Ken Ehrlich’s 35th straight year producing the Grammys, and he attacks the increasingly intricate event with the boldness and enthusiasm he brought to his first telecast in 1980. 
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"GHOST" IN THE MACHINE
1/27/15
At the iHeartMedia Music Summit, SYCO/Columbia's Ella Henderson gets her plaque on with iHeart programming supremo Tom Poleman and label heavies. 
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TAG, THEY'RE IT
1/27/15
Roc Nation's Rihanna (with Kanye West and Paul McCartney) is the biggest gainer on Shazam's USA Top 100, as "FourFiveSeconds" flies 169 spots. 
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CHART MURMUR
1/27/15
DCD2/Island's Fall Out Boy is due for January's second big #1 bow later on today; keep your eye on the HITS Building Album Sales Chart for details on this hot release, as well as RCA's Grammy Nominees set, Cinematic's Joey Bada$$ and more. 
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SNOW DAY 2
1/27/15
Having missed the worst of Winter Storm Juno, NYC resumed public transit this morning, though flights remain grounded. The offices of UMG and other majors are still closed for now. Long Island and other areas are still experiencing huge snowfall as the storm bears down on New England.
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IT'S ALL GREEK TO US
1/27/15
You’d be forgiven if you read recent coverage of the battle for ownership of L.A.’s historic Greek Theatre and concluded that Nederlander/AEG had won some sort of contest to retain ownership, defeating the bid to take it over by Live Nation. But that’s not what happened.
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THEY WEREN'T PETTY ABOUT IT
1/27/15
After noticing a striking similarity between Tom Petty's 1989 hit "I Won't Back Down" and Sam Smith's Grammy-nominated smash "Stay With Me," Petty and collaborator Jeff Lynne have earned 12.5% songwriting credits on the tune. Talk about some royalties.
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THE HITS INTERVIEW: KEN EHRLICH
Ken Ehrlich talks Grammys. (1/27a)
ANOTHER SLICE OF THE PIE
Is a major marketshare realignment in the offing? (1/27a)
GRAMMY'S BIG MOMENT(S)
A little birdy told us... (1/27a)
AWOLNATION- "Hollow Moon (Bad Wolf)"
Red Bull rockers' new one has serious teeth. (1/27a)
"GHOST" IN THE MACHINE
Ella gets her plaque on with iHeart and Columbia heavies. (1/27a)
NEIL PORTNOW TELLS ALL
The NARAS chief goes deep on music's big night.
GRAMMY DRAMA
You know it's coming.
FALL OUT BOY'S BIG #1
Another smash debut keeps January unseasonably warm.
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