THE VIEW FROM HITS LIST
Time to get the hell outta Dodge. (7/19a)
NEAR TRUTHS: MIDYEAR MOMENTUM
The score at the half (7/19a)
SONG REVENUE:
ZACH ATTACK
Hat trick (7/19a)
EMINEM'S STREAK AT #1: LET'S DO THE NUMBERS
He's a one-man dynasty. (7/19a)
GEFFEN ON ROSENBLATT: "A BRILLIANT BUSINESS PARTNER"
One titan salutes another. (7/19a)
THE GRAMMY SHORT LIST
Who's already a lock?
COUNTRY'S NEWEST DISRUPTOR
Three chords and some truth you may not be ready for.
AI IS ALREADY EATING YOUR LUNCH
The kids can tell the difference... for now.
INDIE DISTRIBUTION'S RISE TO GLORY
The discovery engine is revving higher.
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EMINEM: Hi, his name is #1—again—as The Death of Slim Shady extends rap god’s streak of chart-topping debuts to 10. Steve Berman’s so happy he can barely hold his chainsaw.
2
ADELE: Columbia (WME) über-diva preparing for a massive Munich Messe look with 10-date run at cutting-edge “pop-up stadium.” Lucy says she’s all about that schnitzel.
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JOSH ABRAHAM & SCOTT CUTLER: PULSE co-founders enjoying a Record year as Tommy Richman blows up with two giant tracks—and lives up to his last name. “Million Dollar Baby” describes the label too.
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BIG LOUD: Team Seth celebrating a rockin’ debut by HARDY amid a significant adjustment in the management roster. They won’t Quit!!
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ENHYPEN: Belift Lab/Geffen’s K-pop outfit notches a big #2 bow with Romance: Untold, in case you didn’t en-happen to notice.
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MEGAN MORONEY: Columbia/Sony Nashville is a lot more than Okay, scoring a Top 10 debut. Ron and Randy are Megan money.
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JASON ILEY: Sony Music U.K./Ireland boss will get his MITS on the Music Industry Trusts award in honor of his contribution to British biz. That gong is Iley prized.
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ICE SPICE: 10K/Capitol rapper pairs with Central Cee for the saucy “Did It First” ahead of her star-studded 7/26 album drop. March and team are feeling icy hot.
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CHILDISH GAMBINO: Is RCA star’s new movie soundtrack a Stone classic? And who’s this Donald Glover? Edge, Fleck and team are loading up on popcorn.
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DAVID WOLTER & MILES BEARD: Republic hitters upped to co-heads of A&R on East and West Coast, respectively. Wendy says: Pass the sushi.