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5/23/24

Republic’s Taylor Swift has dropped THE TORTURED POETS DEPARTMENT (Live from Paris) Acoustic Collection. As you may recall, we told you on Tuesday that TTPD would...


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5/23/24

Warner Music Latina has inked a partnership with Dominican artist Tokischa to launch SOL, her own record label within WML. Toki will release music through SOL and have the ability to sign new artists.


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5/23/24

“We love your ‘Lunch’ song,” enthused iHeartMedia President of Entertainment Enterprises John Sykes to Darkroom/Interscope superstar Billie Eilish as this lively trade shot at L.A. station KIIS-FM was captured. “As you know, our company has been at the forefront of supporting all lunch-related options, including a complete range of salads.” Seen just before Ryan Seacrest unwrapped a very sexy pimento loaf are...


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5/23/24

Apple Music’s Best 100 Albums list is out, and it’s generating heated debate on the socials and within our ranks. According to Apple’s experts, The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill is #1.


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5/23/24

PULSE Records was only announced last June. But the new entity has a smash right out of the box. Tommy Richman’s “MILLION DOLLAR BABY” is surpassing even its spendy title...


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5/23/24

I.B. on what's next for BMG and the shifting landscape of country as Nashville and coastal labels...


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5/23/24

Our forthcoming Pride Month special issue, we're absolutely amazed to share, has been crafted, curated and otherwise cooked up by the brilliant author, activist and mensch David Bender. The issue focuses on advocacy and allyship, the perils and possibilities of the present moment and the personal odysseys of...


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5/23/24

The U.S. Department of Justice and 29 states have filed an antitrust lawsuit today (5/23) against Live Nation Entertainment, focused on the concert giant's concurrent ownership of Ticketmaster.


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5/23/24

In a rare occurrence, the three biggest tracks on the Song Revenue ChartPost & Morgan’s “I Had Some Help,” Kendrick’s “Not Like Us” and newcomer Tommy Richman’s “MILLION DOLLAR BABY”—each cleared $300k while racking up north of 60m streams. In all, nine tracks broke $100k. Yowzah.

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5/23/24

With several of his artists enjoying worldwide hits at the moment, Jared Cotter has been promoted to partner at Range Music from his previous position as the company's Vice President of A&R.


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NEAR TRUTHS:
HOWDY, PARTNER
Redrawing the Mason-Dixon Line (5/23a)
A SHINY TOP 20
Ladies' choice (5/23a)
SONG REVENUE: TRIAD
They're in the money. (5/23a)
APPLE MUSIC’S BEST 100 ALBUMS SPURS DEBATE
Let's agree to disagree. (5/23a)
THE COUNT: UPPING THE HEADLINER ANTE
The latest action from the live sector (5/22a)
THE NEW UMG
Gosh, we hope there are more press releases.
TIKTOK BANNED!
Unless the Senate manages to make this whole thing go away, that is.
THE NEW HUGE COUNTRY ACT
No, not that one.
TRUMP'S CAMPAIGN PLAYLIST
Now 100% unlicensed!