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DUO TO RULE ISLAND
Two heads are better than one. (6/17a)
GUETTA GOES GLOBAL WITH WARNER MUSIC
Bugs is dancing in the street. (6/17a)
REVENUE CHART:
LIL BIG BUCKS
Pull up the Brinks truck. (6/17a)
TOP 20: POLO MATCH
Looks like we have a horse race. (6/17a)
MUSIC’S HOTTEST FIRMS: GREENBERG TRAURIG
Myriad lawyers, no waiting. (6/17a)
RHYTHM, BLUES AND THE FUTURE
The musical tapestry we know as R&B.
WHO'S NEXT?
Predicting the next big catalog deal.
JUST THE VAX, MA'AM
Once we all get vaccinated, how long before we can party?
WORLDWIDE GROOVE
How is globalization bringing far-flung territories into the musical mainstream?
THE B-SIDE
James Arthur (Columbia)
11/13/16

WHAT IT IS: The 2012 U.K. X Factor champion’s new single, “Say You Won’t Let Go,” has exploded globally since its release in September. Following weeks of double-digit sales and streaming increases, the song eclipsed 3m combined U.S. streams this week (9m, RTD)—placing it in the Top 10 on the Spotify U.S. Viral Chart. It spent three weeks at #1 overall in the U.K., and has topped the ShazamiTunes and Spotify charts around the world. “Say You Won’t Let Go” will officially impact in the U.S. on 11/7, having already been added to KLLC San Francisco, WKRQ Cincinnati, Sirius XM’s The Pulse and WVMX Columbus. Arthur just released his sophomore album, Back From The Edge, and is heading for a #1 chart debut in the U.K. 
ALBUM: Back from the Edge 
RELEASE DATE: 10/28 
SINGLE: “Say You Won’t Let Go” 
INTERNET: 43m+ official video views; 2m Facebook likes; 11m+ monthly listeners on Spotify; 780k Vevo subscribers 
RADIO: 11/7 impact at Adult Pop and AAA; breaking at KLLCWKRQThe PulseWVMX Columbus, WTIC Hartford, WKCI New Haven 
Press Breaks: Just Jared and Idolator (“Future Hit!”) 
BOOKING: Brian Manning/CAA 
PUBLISHING: Sony/ATV 
MANAGEMENT: Martin Hall & Helen Gilliat/Hall or Nothing Management