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THE POP LOGJAM: RADIO BATTLE ROYALE
Standing-room only on the airwaves (5/22a)
HARRY STYLES LIGHTS UP TROUBADOUR WITH SURPRISE GIG
...with a little help from Stevie Nicks. (5/22a)
IRVING ON VALUE OF YOUTUBE TO BIZ: "NONE"
But what does he really think? (5/22a)
IN OTHER NEWS,
TODAY IS WEDNESDAY
Same as it ever was. (5/22a)
RATINGS DROP FOR BIBLE'S AWARDS SHOW
At least the reviews were... Never mind. (5/22a)
A&R IN THE AGE OF STREAMING
You know you were wondering.
LORDE'S NEXT LEVEL
How Melodrama took shape.
NASHVILLE BIG CAT
His last album made him a star. Will this one explode?
APPLE'S NEXT MOVE
The plan for domination.
RUMOR MILL
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5/19/17

That’s right. Harry Styles—the debut, eponymous effort from the former One Direction member, which opened to rave reviews—has topped the HITS Sales Plus Streaming (SPS) Chart with a snazzy 240k. Zac Brown Band’s Welcome Home (Southern Ground/Atlantic) bows at #2 with 152k.


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Superunknown
5/19/17

The death of singer Chris Cornell continued to impact iTunes on Friday, a day after the news broke, as numerous Cornell-associated songs and albums remain high on the charts even after the store’s weekly turnover.


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5/19/17

In the latest instance of apparent fallout from last week’s firing of Epic chief L.A. Reid following allegations of sexual misconduct, his longtime associate, EVP of Media & Strategic Development Laura Swanson, has left the company as well, Variety reported late Thursday.


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5/19/17

There is a new #1 song at T40 as The Chainsmokers land another pop smash with their Coldplay collab, while at Rhythm Kendrick Lamar stays "HUMBLE" at #1 and at Modern Rock, Imagine Dragons go for an eighth week on top...


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5/19/17

The Bieber-enhanced "Despacito" from Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee (UMLE/RBMG/Def Jam/Republic) tops this week's Streaming Songs Chart, up 24% with 25.5m+ streams. Meanwhile, RCA's Miley Cyrus is the biggest debut by far, bowing at #7 with "Malibu," which garners 13.2m+.


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5/19/17

The main event of Harry Styles' week on James Corden's show came with a spirited Carpool Karaoke session. It began with the Columbia star's "Sign of the Times," the lead single from his #1 album (replete with killer falsetto and much air drumming). The pair also harmonize on the ballad "Sweet Creature" and shout rocker "Kiwi" from Styles' set. They then cement their bond by...


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5/19/17

For the fourth time in five years, Marty Bandier’s Sony/ATV won Publisher of the Year honors at Thursday night’s ASCAP Pop Music Awards. Marty is seen here, flanked by Co-Presidents Danny Strick and Rick Krim, just before meeting the Cuban delegation for the ceremonial Rolling of the Montecristo...


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High5
5/19/17

After a long week here at HITS, we all like to do like James Comey and wear clothing that matches the drapes in the hopes the higher-ups don’t notice us. So while we’re styling olive green mechanics uniforms, you can take a gander at the week’s top stories.


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Jon Platt
5/19/17

Warner/Chappell is on a bit of a run of late. Fresh off being named BMI Pop Publisher, the House of Jon Platt took 18 trophies at the 5/18 ASCAP Pop Awards. The company is the only major pubco to have upped its marketshare last year, and still seems to be gaining velocity.


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5/19/17

Columbia’s Harry Styles has hit #1 in the U.K. with his debut album on 57k combined sales. For anyone who’s counting, that’s more than double the amount former bandmate ZAYN did with Mind of Mine (RCA) in March 2016.


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Featured Video
Lady Antebellum, "You Look Good"
The Capitol Nashville trio serves up a steamy country-soul hybrid for this jam, which seems certain to bring fans of multiple genres onto the dancefloor.
Value of @YouTube to artists "in one word, " courtesy of @irvingazoff: https://t.co/raV0uYQiD5 https://t.co/yuwADHRU1L
Pictures and remarks from @Harry_Styles' sold-out, surprise gig at @theTroubadour: https://t.co/tFJALi0GdD @ColumbiaRecords #HarryStyles
RT @JonesJourno: A must-read from @HITSDD President Karen Glauber on gender politics across a 35 year career in the music industry https://t.co/TkL8at31r7
.@katyperry and @NICKIMINAJ collab on #swishswish, a dancey track rumored to be about feuding with @taylorswift13:… https://t.co/2KHB1CDagn
.@Pharrell speaks out on gender inequality while receiving honorary Doctorate in fine arts from @nyuniversity:… https://t.co/FC9adY6JVo
RT @JonesJourno: The state of British radio: Q1 @HITSDD https://t.co/uV1kR60UR3
Coran Capshaw will accept @cityofhope's 2017 #SpiritofLife award in Los Angeles on Tuesday:… https://t.co/ciFdODMqAv
.@selenagomez's new track #BadLiar (already #2 on @iTunes' singles chart) channels #TheTalkingHeads:… https://t.co/y2fTifPZLj
.@chriscornell's music has hijacked the @iTunes charts, with albums taking 7 of the Top 15 spots:… https://t.co/PRRxbUCENx
Condolences to the family, friends and fans of legend @chriscornell: https://t.co/01r2yG9MnB #RIPChrisCornell… https://t.co/mVnx1ZWS9c
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