HITS' HIGH FIVE: ALTERNATIVE FACTS FOR ALL

The Beatles are still together making records, the 20th season of The Sopranos may be its best yet and marijuana is finally legal in all 50 states. Aren’t alternative facts fun? For the real scoop, check out the HITS High Five for the real facts of the week.

Republic is scoring big at radio this week with two new acts, singer/songwriter Julia Michaels and duo Marian Hill, who are the Photo Finish imprint.

Enjoy the saga of Tookie and Raymo, Columbia and Epic’s promo men who swung for the fences every week in the ‘80s.

This year’s Grammys promise a doozy of a contest between Adele's 25 and Beyoncé's Lemonade. Either woman would make a bit of Grammy history with a win.

The Chainsmokers' "Paris" (Disruptor/Columbia), Halsey's new one from Fifty Shades Darker (via Republic) and Childish Gambino's "Redbone" (Glassnote) are among the newcomers on the latest BuzzAngle Music-powered Song Revenue Chart.

Sandbox Entertainment founder and former UMG SVP Marketing Owen and Grammy-winning producer/writer Shane McAnally have created Monument, their collaborative label through Sony Music.

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.
 Email

 First Name

 Last Name

 Company

 Country
CAPTCHA code
Captcha: (type the characters above)