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ANOTHER BILLIE BANGER? (UPDATE)
Are you free Wednesday afternoon? (11/12a)
BIEBER BY CHRISTMAS?
How's that for a tease, Bieber Nation? (11/12a)
NEAR TRUTHS: MEET
THE NEW BOSSES
Not the same as the old bosses (11/12a)
CMA CENTERPIECE
CARRIE UNDERWOOD
This sure feels like her moment. (11/12a)
WHO'S GETTING ZERVAS?
It's down to two bidders. (11/12a)
THE GRAMMY NOMINATIONS
They'll soon be here, and then we can start obsessing about who'll win.
U.K. SPECIAL
Forget Brexit--it's our yearly survey of doings in Blighty. And if you still can't forget Brexit, try drinking.
ZERVAS STATION
Who's going to land the hottest unsigned property in music?
WEED!
That's what Hollywood smells like. Seriously. 24/7.
THE B-SIDE
Russ (Columbia)
11/13/16

WHAT IT IS: For 10 years, Russ has been doing it all himself. A self-proclaimed “DIY pioneer,” he writes, performs, produces, mixes and masters all of his own music. His strong vision and self-belief has resulted in nearly 300m plays of his vast catalog, which all gets sung word-for-word by his dedicated fanbase at sold-out shows across the globe. First single “What They Want” has led the way, providing fans with a potent dose of his dynamic style. The song has been steadily climbing the rhythm radio charts, pulling in 4m+ audio/video streams a week, accumulating over 35m+ Spotifystreams and reaching peak positions at iTunesShazam and Spotify in the last week. 
SINGLE: “What They Want” 
TV: BET Hip Hop Awards cypher, MTV Wonderland 
LIVE: On headline tour now, selling out 1,500-2,000 capacity venues; tours of the Middle East and Europe to follow 
INTERNET: 250m+ audio/video streams of Russ tracks; consumption +5,000% YTD; single one of the top songs on musical.ly charts; Kate Hudson posted on Snapchat dancing to song; Wesley Matthews from Dallas Mavericks posted his musical.ly of the song to Mavs platforms; #1 user on musical.ly Baby Ariel posted video of “Pull The Trigger”; sales up nine weeks in a row 
RADIO: Single Top 15 at Rhythm; impacting Urban now 
PRESS: Included in BET’s “Ten Artists You Need To Show Love” list; recent HotNewHipHop and XXL coverage 
BOOKING: Cara Lewis/CL Group 
MANAGEMENT: Milan Ackerman