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NEAR TRUTHS: THE KYNCL-LOUSADA DANCE HAS BEGUN
This oughta be interesting... (9/28a)
GRAMMY CHEW:
RAP EDITION
Michael and Kyle find a feast of hip-hop to chew on. (9/28a)
VAUGHN SIGNALS NEW START AT COLUMBIA
Look who's just resurfaced. (9/28a)
RIHANNA SCORES
SUPER BOWL GIG
Vegas already handicapping the setlist. (9/28a)
TAYLOR, TIKTOK AND TRACK 6
A new wrinkle to her self-marketing plan (9/28a)
GRAMMY SEASON
New categories! New rules! New WTF!
THE BIG DEAL
It's the one you didn't see coming.
RAID AT MAR-A-LAGO
"Who took my passports?"
HITS' 36TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL
Allow us to apologize in advance.
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NEAR TRUTHS: THE KYNCL-LOUSADA DANCE HAS BEGUN
This oughta be interesting... (9/28a)
GRAMMY CHEW:
RAP EDITION
Michael and Kyle find a feast of hip-hop to chew on. (9/28a)
VAUGHN SIGNALS NEW START AT COLUMBIA
Look who's just resurfaced. (9/28a)
RIHANNA SCORES
SUPER BOWL GIG
Vegas already handicapping the setlist. (9/28a)
TAYLOR, TIKTOK AND TRACK 6
A new wrinkle to her self-marketing plan (9/28a)
GRAMMY SEASON
New categories! New rules! New WTF!
THE BIG DEAL
It's the one you didn't see coming.
RAID AT MAR-A-LAGO
"Who took my passports?"
HITS' 36TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL
Allow us to apologize in advance.
RUMOR MILL
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9/28/22

Will newly appointed WMG CEO Robert Kyncl and global head of recorded music Max Lousada find common ground or even synergy? That’s the big question among biz watchers. It gets to the very heart of...


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9/28/22

It’s time to focus on the hip-hop categories as we inch closer to the opening of the voting period for the 65th annual Grammy Awards. Word is strategic maneuvering is already going on in the genre committees.


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Former Capitol Music Group Chairman and CEO Jeff Vaughn is launching Signal Records, a joint venture with Columbia Records.


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Orlando Wharton, the A&R exec who signed Fetty Wap, Kodak Black and PnB Rock, has been tapped to relaunch Priority Records as a dedicated home for hip-hop artists.


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9/28/22

Pophouse Entertainment has acquired a 75% ownership stake in Avicii’s recordings and publishing and struck a JV with the late DJ’s family and estate.


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9/28/22

Gary Spangler and Team Republic are savoring a brace of #1s at radio.


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In our latest roundup, we present eight more stars of tomorrow from various parts of the biz whose dedication and effort make their superiors look good.


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Taylor Swift got out the bingo cage again to reveal the title of another track from her upcoming album, Midnights (Republic). Six was the lucky number, and the name of the song is…


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The star and the NFL have both confirmed the news.


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9/28/22

Universal Music India has acquired a majority stake in India’s TM Ventures, a full-service music company with units for talent management, entertainment consulting and live/events business.


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9/28/22

The staying power of RimasBad Bunny and Big Loud/Mercury’s Morgan Wallen persists as their albums...


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Peter Gray and the Columbia crew put Lil Nas X's "STAR WALKIN'" atop the Pop and Rhythm add boards this week, while Capitol's Greg Marella and team bring 130+ stations to, and put 108 official adds on, Sam Smith & Kim Petras’ "Unholy" at Top 40. Meanwhile, Smashing Pumpkins' “Beguiled” takes Most Added honors at Modern Rock...


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9/27/22

BET will celebrate 30 years of LOUD Records at the 2022 BET Hip-Hop Awards. Founder Steve Rifkind and his trailblazing label will be recognized on the broadcast, airing 10/4, with performances by LOUD alumni Wu-Tang Clan, Mobb Deep...


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9/27/22

Incoming WMG chief Robert Kyncl gets the Contents shout-out in our latest print edition.


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With her thought-provoking songs leading to six CMA nominations, Lainey Wilson is enjoying a breakout moment—which we hope won’t be totally ruined when she finds herself on the cover of our CMA Awards Preview issue.


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9/27/22

Autumn is here, which means the days will get progressively darker—and wetter, we fervently hope—for the rest of 2022. Robert Kyncl will be prepping for his new gig (and possibly searching for a vowel) during that stretch, while Lil Nas X goes gaming, Alissa Pollack gets an extra-’base hit and BLACKPINK and NCT-127 binge Extraordinary Attorney Woo on Kyncl’s former streaming platform.

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9/27/22

Sony Music Publishing has signed a global deal with Dove Cameron, who struck RIAA gold with the queer-friendly anthem "Boyfriend" (Columbia/Disruptor) in February.


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These photos from the recent iHeartRadio Music Festival in Vegas bring the lifetime trade-shot totals of Tom Poleman and John Sykes to 25,000, entitling both to a complimentary entree at participating Chipotle restaurants with the purchase of an item of equal or greater value.


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