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2019 TOP 50 ALBUMS
It's that time of year. (12/11a)
2019 TOP 50 STREAMS
What comes after X? (12/11a)
2019 MARKETSHARE:
SHOCK OF THE NEW
They got a name for the winners in the world. (12/10a)
NEAR TRUTHS: YEAR-END WRAP-UP, PART 1
Guess who's on top of the heap...again. (12/10a)
MERCK'S MID-YEAR NUMBERS
The buying spree sees results. (12/11a)
EGGNOG!
Ours is mostly bourbon.
MISTLETOE!
Delicious in salads.
CHESTNUTS!
Ours are roasting, but it could be these slim-fit jeans.
WEED!
An entire Christmas tree made of it. Is what we want. for Christmas.
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2019 TOP 50 ALBUMS
It's that time of year. (12/11a)
2019 TOP 50 STREAMS
What comes after X? (12/11a)
2019 MARKETSHARE:
SHOCK OF THE NEW
They got a name for the winners in the world. (12/10a)
NEAR TRUTHS: YEAR-END WRAP-UP, PART 1
Guess who's on top of the heap...again. (12/10a)
MERCK'S MID-YEAR NUMBERS
The buying spree sees results. (12/11a)
EGGNOG!
Ours is mostly bourbon.
MISTLETOE!
Delicious in salads.
CHESTNUTS!
Ours are roasting, but it could be these slim-fit jeans.
WEED!
An entire Christmas tree made of it. Is what we want. for Christmas.
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IBsony
12/11/19

Rob Stringer’s second full year atop the Sony Music empire saw a historic consolidation...


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1282 Harvey OPENER
12/11/19

Harvey Mason Jr. is a record guy. The onetime Arizona Wildcat hoopster—who co-wrote the school’s fight song “Wild About the Cats” while still on the team—began his distinguished career as a producer, writer and musician…


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Unicorn-2
12/11/19

You’ll never guess what song is #1. X marks the top spot, obviously. But Post, Billie, Ariana, Travis and a small predatory fish have also made a big noise this year.


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hs
12/11/19

Harry Styles’ latest North American arena tour is blowing up. With the CAA/Full Stop-repped artist’s new Columbia album, Fine Line, coming out on Friday, wonderers are wondering just how big a ticket bundle will be needed to enable a first-week number that could approach 300k.


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billiepost
12/11/19

Billie Eilish graces the cover of our latest print edition, while Post Malone is our Contents Page VIP.


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12/11/19

Post Malone has the biggest album of the year with 2.6m in total activity, as Republic notches four of the Top 10, Billie Eilish joins Post in the exclusive 2m club, and Khalid is Sony’s high scorer, while Luke Combs leads the country contingent in a Top 50 dominated by pop, hip-hop and R&B releases.


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defLeppard
12/11/19

Def Leppard has returned to Sony/ATV Music Publishing, signing a global administration deal with Jon Platt’s company.


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dec10
12/11/19

A strong overall Top 20 with nearly 30k in activity required for entry this week. It looks like Roddy Ricch pulls out the win with...


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Merck Mercuriadis Abbey Road 17-10-18 hi res
12/11/19

Net income for the Hipgnosis Songs portfolio increased to $27.8m in the six-month period between 3/31 and 9/30, ahead of management’s expectations for the period. Adjusted operating profit for the period before tax increased to $17.3m.


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AndyHeath 087 RT
12/11/19

The two top officials at the British Government lobbying organization, UK Music, will step down at the end of January. Chairman and Founder Andy Heath is exiting down after 11 years at the helm and CEO Michael Dugher is heading off to become CEO of the Betting and Gaming Council.


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Pandora Halsey plaque
12/11/19

Prior to taking the stage at Avant Gardner in Brooklyn for a Pandora Live show, Halsey was honored as a Pandora Billionaire for generating more than 2.5b streams on the service.


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Harry Styles Love Bus by American Express Photo Credit Jones Crow
12/11/19

Lots of people are camping out in the Forum parking lot waiting for the arrival of the Harry Styles Love Bus by American Express, which will be dispensing free tickets to Friday night’s Harry Styles Fine Line Live: One Night Only. The ’70s-style decked-out bus is due to pull up to the venue noon-ish on Wednesday.


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Jeff Bhasker Credit Maclay-Heriot L1007438
12/11/19

Hipgnosis Songs Fund Limited and its investment advisor, The Family (Music) Limited, have acquired a music catalog from five-time Grammy-winning producer and songwriter Jeff Bhasker...


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wrapped
12/11/19

Spotify held its Spotify Wrapped: The Experience at Casita Hollywood Monday to celebrate the release of year-end and decade-end listener stats. Maggie Rogers provided the IRL entertainment.


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LauperUN
12/11/19

On United Nations Human Rights Day, Cyndi Lauper was honored with the first-ever High Note Global Prize for her LGBTQ advocacy. The High Note Global Prize is the UN’s first award in music for human rights.


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lil nas brc quincy and ron
12/11/19

Columbia's Lil Nas X, whose whirlwind 2019 has included having the biggest song of the year and earning a brace of Grammy noms, adds to his mind-blowing highlight reel by receiving a diamond award for "Old Town Road"—and joining label boss Ron Perry and collaborator Billy Ray Cyrus for a photo op with music legend Quincy Jones.


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IBumg
12/10/19

No music group in the last three decades has so fully dominated the biz like Sir Lucian Grainge’s UMG


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PIE
12/10/19

With 2019 one for the books, the final marketshare standings are now all but set in stone. So let’s call it a lock and dive in...


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ali gatie
12/10/19

Team Warner Records and management hitters present artist Ali Gatie with his first-ever million-plus plaque. Among those preparing for an old-fashioned Boyle Heights Christmas are label chiefs Aaron Bay-Schuck and Tom Corson, SAL&CO/Maverick manager Wassim “Sal” Slaiby and Warner promo head Mike Chester, who was yearning to call someone “buddy.”


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cash
12/10/19

Warner Music Group is launching a $650m fund with Providence Equity Partners to acquire recorded music and music publishing catalogs. Called Tempo Music Investments, it will rely on the expertise of Lynn Hazan’s and Lylette Pizarro’s Influence Media Partners.


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[email protected] and @xtina’s #FallOnMe out on all platforms tonight at midnight! LIVE performance at the #AMAs th… https://t.co/wnzrGDAdfM
The @Target deluxe version of @selenagomez’s new album #SG2 will include “Wolves”, “Back To You”, “Bad Liar”, “It A… https://t.co/jFXZdCwSVV
[email protected] reveals December lineup: @DaBabyDaBaby, @NiallOfficial & @lizzo https://t.co/PlTq5ah4aV https://t.co/aYR7U0DK1S