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HITS LIST: SIGNS OF A
WHOLE NEW DEAL
The sounds of a brighter day to come? (1/19a)
JOSEPH, ILEY AND HARLOW TALK STREAMING
The U.K. Gov't wants details. (1/19a)
NEAR TRUTHS: CHANGINGS OF THE GUARD
A big start to 2021. (1/19a)
DANGEROUS TIMES: A CONVERSATION WITH MORGAN WALLEN
As his song says, "Livin' the Dream." (1/14a)
ACADEMY AND DUGAN
DUE TO SETTLE?
A messy divorce nears its resolution. (1/15a)
RAINMAKERS
Bring your umbrella.
GRAMMYS: WHERE TO FROM HERE?
After the snubs, the show.
HOW TO FIND 11,780 VOTES
It's the way all the biggest mob bosses did it.
MOVING THE NEEDLE
When vaccination schedules and touring schedules meet.
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HITS LIST: SIGNS OF A
WHOLE NEW DEAL
The sounds of a brighter day to come? (1/19a)
JOSEPH, ILEY AND HARLOW TALK STREAMING
The U.K. Gov't wants details. (1/19a)
NEAR TRUTHS: CHANGINGS OF THE GUARD
A big start to 2021. (1/19a)
DANGEROUS TIMES: A CONVERSATION WITH MORGAN WALLEN
As his song says, "Livin' the Dream." (1/14a)
ACADEMY AND DUGAN
DUE TO SETTLE?
A messy divorce nears its resolution. (1/15a)
RAINMAKERS
Bring your umbrella.
GRAMMYS: WHERE TO FROM HERE?
After the snubs, the show.
HOW TO FIND 11,780 VOTES
It's the way all the biggest mob bosses did it.
MOVING THE NEEDLE
When vaccination schedules and touring schedules meet.
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1/19/21

Morgan Wallen’s record-breaking double album drops less than 50% in its second week, as streams remain very steady. Republic could hold this week’s Top 3 titles and half of the Top 10.


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1/19/21

Nearly 200,000 flags have been installed on the National Mall in advance of the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden. The flags—which denote every state and territory, as do 56 pillars of light—are meant to represent Americans unable to attend Wednesday's inauguration. The spectacular display of light and color brings to mind a passage from Martin Luther King Jr.’s 1963 “Strength to Love” speech...


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1/19/21

Billie Eilish and Rosalía have revealed that they will release a song titled "Lo Vas A Olvidar" and an accompanying video Thursday at 9am PT in conjunction with the collaboration's appearance on Euphoria's second special episode, "part two: jules," which hits HBO Max Friday.


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1/19/21

The three U.K. major label CEOs—David Joseph, Jason Iley and Tony Harlow—today appeared before a government select committee to justify their share of the streaming pie and answer MPs’ probing questions.


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1/19/21

A quick glance at the latest Top 50 Albums and Song Streams charts will tell you all you need to know about UMG’s dominance behind Republic, with a 35% share of the market for the week ending 1/14, and IGA, with 16%. That adds up to a mind-blowing 51% of the total marketshare pie for the two scorching-hot labels.


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1/19/21

The NFL has announced Super Bowl LV pre-show performers: H.E.R. will do a rendition of "America, The Beautiful" and Eric Church and Jazmine Sullivan will join forces on the National Anthem.


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1/19/21

When it comes to character and commitment, no music-business executive sets a more inspiring example than UMG’s Swiss Army Knife, the remarkable Jeff Harleston, who’s profiled in the latest edition of Rainmakers.


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rhian
1/19/21

HITS London Correspondent Rhian Jones has put the rest of us to shame by burning the midnight oil and co-authoring a book. Sound Advice—written with PhD researcher and musician Lucy Heyman and published by Shoreditch Press on 2/28—is a health-focused performance and career manual for aspiring and established musicians and those who work with them. Among those who’ve endorsed the book are Universal Music U.K. chief David Joseph and Live Nation Europe Prexy John Reid.


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1/19/21

Live Nation stock closed at the highest price in its history after CNBC commentator Josh Brown said the company was worth a long-term buy.


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1/19/21

I.B. Bad on emerging giants, evolving labels and ever-present challenges.


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Maddens
1/19/21

Live Nation has acquired a majority stake in Veeps, the ticketed livestream platform created by Joel and Benji Madden of Good Charlotte.


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NOJHF
1/19/21

The 2021 edition of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival has been moved from the spring to 10/8‐17.


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1/19/21

With the Biden-Harris inauguration serving as the historic backdrop, change is in the air—and on the airwaves, among other popular platforms. Its harbingers include smashes from 17-year-old Olivia Rodrigo and regular dude Morgan Wallen, a brilliant strategy that’s lifting Justin Bieber to new heights, a Mark Pitts post-up move at RCA and a prediction of fans returning to arenas this fall. Bring it on.

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Geoff Taylor
1/19/21

Ahead of today’s evidence session for the British government’s ongoing inquiry into the economics of streaming, trade body BPI has issued some figures to illustrate the way streaming is benefiting artists and resulting in a more "democratic" market. Three U.K. major label CEOs addressed the government today as well.


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1/19/21

Gregg Alexander, who gave up performing to focus on songwriting and producing two decades ago, is reuniting the New Radicals for Joe Biden’s virtual inauguration parade on Wednesday to play a song close to the new president's heart.


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you me at six
1/19/21

Olivia Rodrigo’s “drivers license” (Polydor) is set for another week on top, while British rock group You Me at Six is heading for this week’s U.K. Official Albums #1 with Suckapunch (Underdog/AWAL).


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CMMurphy
1/19/21

The Murphy Family is asking those that wish to celebrate the life of Christopher Murphy to donate to the Christopher (CM) Murphy Memorial Forest.


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nickdrake
1/19/21

The late Nick Drake’s entire catalog of songs has a new home at Blue Raincoat Music Publishing in conjunction with Reservoir.


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mlk3
1/18/21

Trump is leaving. But white supremacists aren't going anywhere. If we truly want to honor Dr. King's legacy, we have some difficult work ahead of us.


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MLK
1/18/21

The Recording Academy is working with partners across the country for a National Day of Service to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.


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MLK on the "New Phase" of the Civil Rights Movement
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