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5/6/16

Drake’s Views (YMCMB/Republic) has just become the first album to top a million on one digital service, in a big win not only for Apple Music but for all  the players involved. The final tally has it at 1.07m SPS with 300m+ streams, over 250m of them on Apple. The latter shatters the record for first-week U.S. streams set just a week ago by Beyoncé, who had a solid second week, and blows past the global record attributed to Justin Bieber...


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Honorees Angelina Lipman and President, Republic Records Monte Lipman with Ariana Grande at the 2016 Delete Blood Cancer DKMS Gala
5/6/16

Ariana Grande and Lion King star Chondra Profit saluted Republic Records ruler Monte Lipman and his wife Angelina at the 10th Annual Delete Blood Cancer DKMS Gala Thursday night at Cipriani Wall Street


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Thom Yorke in Daydreaming
5/6/16

The following message has been posted on Radiohead.com, just below the video for the second new song to appear this week. It shows Thom Yorke—looking like a younger Willie Nelson after an all-night bender—walking through various locales, including a hospital and an indoor parking lot; he winds up crawling into a cave atop a snowy hill. So now we know.


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Joe Smith and Mo Ostin Billboard ad(1)
5/6/16

In a rare and candid conversation, legendary record exec Mo Ostin talks about the discovery and development of Prince, the evolution of the Warner Music machine and much more, coming soon to this website (and in the special print issue about to cross your desk). Stay tuned.


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5/6/16

Justin Timberlake released his new song "Can't Stop the Feeling" Thursday night, his first new music in three years, and it was well worth the wait. Naturally, it's #1 at iTunes...


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5/6/16

Warner Music Group’s results for its fiscal Q2, announced today, are generally upbeat. 


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Kenny Chesney Noise
5/6/16

There’s a distinct arena-rock—make that stadium-rock—vibe to Kenny Chesney’s brand-new single, whose topical content is dramatized in the accompanying video. 


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Drake and Beyonce
5/6/16

Get on a first-name basis with Drake and Beyoncé, Monte and L.A. and other household names in this week’s edition of HITS List.


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Urban
5/6/16

Keith Urban will discuss his new album Ripcord, songwriting methods and why he takes nearly two dozen guitars on tour on CBS Sunday Morning on 5/8. The theme of his Ripcord, released 5/6 on Capitol Nashville, Urban says, is the desire to make every moment count.


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Ariana GRande Instagram
5/6/16

“Into You,” the second single from Ariana Grande’s 5/20 album Dangerous Woman (Republic) is newly out and has risen to #12 at iTunes as of Friday morning.


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