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And the future is in phones. (4/25a)
DJ KHALED TEAMS WITH BIEBER, CHANCE, WEEZY & QUAVO
One giant collab after another (4/25a)
2017'S NEW CHAMP (UPDATE)
Kendrick completes his ascent to streaming-age superstardom. (4/21a)
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Add Bieber, see song explode. (4/24a)
WHO IS JASON BOYARSKI, AND WHY IS EVERYBODY TALKING ABOUT HIM?
Prince's guy is making headlines. (4/21a)
Backstage in Baltimore, Nashville breakout Thomas Rhett receives a plaque from NMPA chief David Israelite (r) marking RIAA certification for his songs, notably the hits "Die a Happy Man" and "Round Here." Meanwhile, Sony/ATV Nashville ruler Troy Tomlinson prepared to study the first two pages of Israelite's 2005 tax return.