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NEAR TRUTHS: SECRETS AND BUYS
We'll miss those smoke-filled rooms. (5/11a)
GRAMMYLAND'S CEO SEARCH: CLUSTER
OR PANTOMIME?
It's turning out to be a tough sell. (5/12a)
1 TRENDING TOPIC: BILLIE AND THE GATEKEEPERS
Alert the media: She can really sing. (5/11a)
ROCK HALL INDUCTEES:
NEW & OVERDUE
Todd gets in. Finally. (5/12a)
'IT'S THE REAL SCHOOL'
Alan Jackson brings back hard country. (5/10a)
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
Salem Ilese (10K Projects/Homemade Projects)
4/15/21

WHAT IT IS: While her massive 2020 viral hit, “Mad at Disney,” may have introduced millions to the young pop star in the making, Salem Ilese has been steadily honing her craft and developing her sound since she was a child. The 21-year-old has become an expert at crafting unforgettable hooks and catchy, conceptual lyrics, which is apparent across her budding discography, including “(L)only Child,” the first single off her forthcoming debut EP, a coming-of-age anthem full of personality that further highlights Ilese’s lyrical prowess. The pop phenom is currently riding the success of “Fake a Smile,” her latest feature with electronic producer Alan Walker, which has accumulated 50m overall streams to date.
ALBUM: (L)only Child (EP)
RELEASE DATE: 5/21
SINGLE: “(L)only Child” 
INTERNET: 7.5m+ monthly Spotify listeners; 170m+ Spotify streams on “Mad at Disney” RTD, featured on Today’s Top Hits for 15+ weeks, cover for Pop Rising playlist; 285k Instagram followers; 90.5m+ combined YouTube video views, 393k subscribers, 20m views on “Mad at Disney”; 2.4m+ TikTok followers, 3m TikToks made with audio 
PRESS: Rolling Stone, Stereogum, Marie Claire, Wonderland, MTV Asia, Notion, tmrw, Euphoria, Tiger Beat, Idolator, more
BOOKING: Jbeau Lewis & Jeffery Hasson/UTA
PUBLISHING: Self-published 
MANAGEMENT: Jeremy Maciak