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NEAR TRUTHS: CATALOG DANCE
Money is no object; rising interest rates be damned. (10/7a)
GRAMMY CHEW:
RAP EDITION
Michael and Kyle find a feast of hip-hop to chew on. (10/7a)
SONG REVENUE: “UNHOLY” MOLY
Sam & Kim get us in the Halloween spirit. (10/7a)
PRIMARY WAVE ADDS
$2B FUND
Hats off to Larry, who's doing the "Blitzkrieg Bop." (10/6a)
LORETTA LYNN,
1932-2022
Honoring the life and legacy of a truth-teller (10/5a)
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.
Blighty Beat
U.K. CHARTS: DRAKE DOUBLES DOWN
5/8/20

Drake has hit the top of the U.K.’s Official Albums and Singles Charts with Dark Lane Demo Tapes (Island) on 20,000 combined sales and “Toosie Slide” climbing to #1 from #4. It’s the third time he’s topped both charts simultaneously.

Dark Lane Demo Tapes charted mostly on streams, which counted for 95% of its overall sales. “Toosie Slide” racked up 49,000 chart sales and is the third Top 20 singles entry for Drake today. His “Chicago Freestyle” f/Giveon lands at #10 and “Pain 1993” f/Playboi Carter enters at #17.

Drake is the third artist to pull off the chart double in 2020, following Stormzy and Eminem, but is only the 10th act in U.K. chart history to achieve the feat at least three times across separate releases in their career. The other nine are: Ed Sheeran, Rihanna, Madonna, Queen, Cliff Richard, ABBA, Elvis Presley, The Beatles and The Rolling Stones.

Elsewhere on albums, The Strokes are back in the Top 5 with The New Abnormal (RCA) rocketing 82 places to #4 following its release on vinyl.

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