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STRINGER ON "THE ISSUES AND ACTIONS NEEDED"
Sony Music is all in. (6/1a)
"REAL AND CONSTRUCTIVE CHANGE": SIR LUCIAN SPEAKS OUT
UMG is all in. (6/1a)
RAPINO: SUPPORTING BLACK CULTURE, ANTI-RACISM
Live Nation is all in. (5/30a)
WMG ON COPING WITH THE MOMENT
Warner Music is all in. (6/1a)
ARTISTS MAKE THEIR VOICES HEARD (UPDATE)
The stars are coming out. (6/1a)
TUESDAY
THE SHOW MUST BE PAUSED
TIME TO REFLECT
TIME TO ACT
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STRINGER ON "THE ISSUES AND ACTIONS NEEDED"
Sony Music is all in. (6/1a)
"REAL AND CONSTRUCTIVE CHANGE": SIR LUCIAN SPEAKS OUT
UMG is all in. (6/1a)
RAPINO: SUPPORTING BLACK CULTURE, ANTI-RACISM
Live Nation is all in. (5/30a)
WMG ON COPING WITH THE MOMENT
Warner Music is all in. (6/1a)
ARTISTS MAKE THEIR VOICES HEARD (UPDATE)
The stars are coming out. (6/1a)
TUESDAY
THE SHOW MUST BE PAUSED
TIME TO REFLECT
TIME TO ACT
RUMOR MILL
Lady Gaga - Chromatica
6/3/20

Lady Gaga easily wins the week while Jimmy Buffett scores his highest-charting debut in more than 15 years.


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6/1/20

Our site will be going dark on Tuesday (6/2) as part of #TheShowMustBePaused. Like many others, we'll be taking the time to reflect, pitch in and consider how we might be part of positive change going forward. We'll see you on Wednesday.

Platt
6/1/20

Sony/ATV Music Publishing Chairman/CEO Jon Platt has penned an op-ed on the conflicting realities of the universal appreciation of black music during Black Music Month and the devaluation of black life.


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BEYBLM
6/1/20

Artists and athletes are taking to social media to effect change in the wake of riots following the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Beyoncé is leading a petition drive, Jay-Z has reached out to the governor of Minnesota and Lady Gaga is calling for calmer dialogue.


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6/1/20

In two emails obtained by HITS, Sony Music chief Rob Stringer has enlisted his company in determining how best to respond to the present crisis of injustice...


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Lucian
6/1/20

UMG topper Sir Lucian Grainge released a companywide call to action in the face of racist violence, systemic injustice and upheaval, tapping Jeff Harleston to head a task force and outlining several concrete steps...


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IGA
6/1/20

From legendary labels to CEOs and artists, many in the music biz are speaking out...


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WMGentrance
6/1/20

WMG's Steve Cooper and Masha Osherova sent out a companywide letter regarding the the killing of George Floyd and other racist violence, and the national outpouring of grief and anger in its wake...


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6/1/20

Tuesday’s The Show Must Be Paused has been organized to get the music industry to “take a beat for an honest, reflective and productive conversation about what actions we need to collectively take to support the Black community.”


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CAA2
6/1/20

CAA has announced several efforts underscoring the agency's commitment to diversity and inclusion: CAA Sports executive Lisa Metelus has been appointed to the CAA Board; all employees will observe "Blackout Tuesday"; and plans for the 4th annual CAA Amplify conference...


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6/1/20

Black Music Month begins amid terrible upheaval and grief nationwide. We honor the power of music to be a force for positive change with this story of James Brown's words in the wake of MLK's 1968 assassination.


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6/1/20

Spotify will use its platform Tuesday to stand with Black creators, amplify their voices, and accelerate meaningful conversation and long-needed change.


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Mediabase
6/1/20

"In solidarity with the community, for a time of reflection and meaningful action" the statement reads, "Mediabase will close Add Board for this week."


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chromatica
6/1/20

Lady Gaga is heading for her fourth #1 on the U.K.’s Official Albums chart with Chromatica (Polydor) outselling the entire Top 20 combined at the halfway point. She’s set to remain on top of singles, too, with Ariana Grande collaboration “Rain On Me.”


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Parmar
6/1/20

Dipesh Parmar has been named President of Sony U.K. label Ministry of Sound Recordings, effective today. He has been MD of the label since Sony acquired it in 2016.


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qmunity
6/1/20

To celebrate the LGBTQIA+ community and Pride month, Pandora is launching its Qmunity station today. It’s the first time Pandora is expanding its Modes feature to a genre station.


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5/31/20

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has raised his voice against injustice, inequality and systemic racism for more than a half century, and the tumult breaking out across America has inspired the Captain to step up once again, penning a powerful commentary that appears in the Los Angeles Times Sunday edition. It's a must-read.


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Rapino
5/30/20

Live Nation chief Michael Rapino has released a statement regarding the current climate of violence and unrest, noting the need to speak out, care for employees and participate in the upcoming "Blackout."


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bmm2020
5/30/20

Our forthcoming Black Music Month special will trace the history of the musical form that now dominates the world...


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Harvey Mason Jr.
5/30/20

Recording Academy interim chief Harvey Mason Jr. sent out a message to members on 5/29 addressing both the pandemic and the police brutality and eruptions of unrest that have roiled the country.


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ROSALÍA & Travis Scott, "TKN"
Columbia's global phenom is a big fan of Travis Scott, it turns out, and the two have joined forces for this extremely cool track and inventive, confrontational video. Says Rosalía, "I hope 'TKN' gives you energy, makes you dance, and gives you strength if you’re going through difficult times. With all my love <3.”
The Bowl Bounces: @shakira and @JLo rise at iTunes following #SuperBowl halftime https://t.co/mzsJyzL4dX https://t.co/N0noW3aWBt
Shakira and Jennifer Lopez during tonight’s #SuperBowl #HalftimeShow https://t.co/kuEpJy2vpd
[email protected] headed for top 10 start with #HighRoad https://t.co/JxQPSo8Yjl https://t.co/lXp9hWT20m
[email protected]’s remix for #Yummy featuring @IAMSUMMERWALKER will be out tomorrow https://t.co/l3COuLBX7a
[email protected]_Tomlinson headed for top 10 start with #WALLS https://t.co/JxQPSo8Yjl https://t.co/bR6b1E3EBj
Lil Wayne headed for #1 debut with #Funeral https://t.co/JxQPSo8Yjl https://t.co/7BGncNfY6O
Happy 26th birthday to former #HitsMagazine cover star @Harry_Styles https://t.co/BY8uWgNpp1
[email protected] gets #Physical https://t.co/YDUaYLjx2X https://t.co/BdQ7ATbg0G
[email protected]’s "Only The Young” from #MissAmericana takes #1 at iTunes https://t.co/wZBwDXtdY2 https://t.co/Ilv2HwSuHV
#GRAMMYs Gold boosts @billieeilish back into the top 3 on our Top 50 albums chart https://t.co/SEpQqooq53 https://t.co/Y6keKzDjPW