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SONY PARTS WAYS WITH DR. LUKE
Kemosabe CEO out on the heels of legal battle with Kesha. (4/26a)
TOP 20: IT'S FIVE MORE, INNIT?
Kendrick continues. (4/26a)
CHART BATTLE BREWING?
Stapleton vs. Logic: it's on. (4/26a)
BEY EDUCATED
Beyonce the benefactor. (4/26a)
411 ON THE 6-1-5
Shania's got a new album. (4/26a)
THE DOUG MORRIS INTERVIEW
He ran all three major-label groups, so, yeah--he's got a few stories.
LORDE'S NEXT LEVEL
How Melodrama took shape.
NASHVILLE BIG CAT
His last album made him a star. Will this one explode?
APPLE'S NEXT MOVE
The plan for domination.
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SONY PARTS WAYS WITH DR. LUKE
Kemosabe CEO out on the heels of legal battle with Kesha. (4/26a)
TOP 20: IT'S FIVE MORE, INNIT?
Kendrick continues. (4/26a)
CHART BATTLE BREWING?
Stapleton vs. Logic: it's on. (4/26a)
BEY EDUCATED
Beyonce the benefactor. (4/26a)
411 ON THE 6-1-5
Shania's got a new album. (4/26a)
THE DOUG MORRIS INTERVIEW
He ran all three major-label groups, so, yeah--he's got a few stories.
LORDE'S NEXT LEVEL
How Melodrama took shape.
NASHVILLE BIG CAT
His last album made him a star. Will this one explode?
APPLE'S NEXT MOVE
The plan for domination.
RUMOR MILL
4/26/17

Will the arrival of former Wall Street Journal correspondent Hannah Karp as the Bible’s “News Director” launch a new era for the beleaguered trade?


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4/26/17

It has been confirmed that Sony Music's deal with Dr. Luke has ended, and he is no longer the CEO of Kemosabe Records...


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4/26/17

In its second week, Kendrick Lamar’s DAMN. repeats at #1. DAMN. likely has one more week at #1 before the showdown between Chris Stapleton and Logic begins on 5/5.


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Could a chart battle be brewing for early next month? Two 5/5 releases look poised to lock horns: The hotly anticipated follow-up from Mercury Nashville's Chris Stapleton and a new set from Def Jam's Logic.


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4/26/17

“To add to the celebration of the one-year anniversary of Lemonade, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter announces the establishment of Formation Scholars awards for the 2017-2018 academic year, to encourage and support young women who are unafraid to think outside the box and are bold, creative, conscious and confident,” a statement on the Columbia queen’s official website now reads.


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4/26/17

Head on over to our Music City section for the lowdown on what's happening in Nashville right now. For starters, Mercury Nashville's Shania Twain (pictured) is due to release her first album in 15 years soon. Also, the music-filled film Pure Country: Pure Heart, which features Willie Nelson as an actor, as well as songs from an array of established artists, gets a release date. And Brad Paisley and Sony Music Nashville just kicked off the second year of their anti-cancer grassroots campaign, Band Against Cancer.


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4/26/17

What do Harry Shearer, Crystal Gayle and Patti Smith have in common? Each will be honored at the National Music Council’s American Eagle Awards.


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4/26/17

Global indie trade body Merlin has seen its royalty distribution increase more than eightfold over the last five years to reach $300m across the past 12 months as it slashes its admin fee for members by 25% to 1.5% of revenues.


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4/26/17

Here you’ll find composer Max Richter after signing to the newly launched Decca Publishing, flanked by UMG U.K. boss David Joseph, pubco SVP Natasha Baldwin, Decca President Dickon Stainer and manager Steve Abott. Following a celebratory lunch at The Ivy Kensington, the group climbed aboard an open-top bus to witness the Changing of the Guard.


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4/26/17

A second track from Chuck Berry’s upcoming Dualtone album Chuck has been released on YouTube. The new song, “Wonderful Woman,” features an assist from Gary Clark Jr.


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4/26/17

Jonathan Demme, the filmmaker behind critically adored films in the 1980s and ‘90s such as Philadelphia and The Silence of the Lambs who also excelled at music documentaries, died today of esophageal cancer and complications from heart disease in New York. He was 73.


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4/25/17

Shawn Mendes has the Most Added song at T40 while Kid Ink scores the top position at Crossover and at Modern Rock, it's a tie for Paramore and Rise Against...


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IFPI
4/25/17

The annual global recorded music industry grew 5.9% to $15.7b in 2016—the highest rate of growth since IFPI records began in ’97—as digital income, fuelled by streaming subscriptions, rose 50%. Numbers were revealed at an event in London today where UMG’s Michael Nash, Sony’s Dennis Kooker and WMG’s Stu Bergen discussed the challenges that lie ahead.


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4/25/17

Supporting Universal Music Group’s streaming efforts—already the industry leader with a 30+% market share—is one of three key priorities in 2017 for parent company Vivendi as the French conglomerate looks to increase revenue by more than 5% and see EBITA spike by about 25%.


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4/25/17

Capitol's Mary J Blige is the undisputed Queen of R&B and particularly heartbreak anthems, and her new album out this Friday (4/28) is sure to take on an extra emotional significance for fans. Look for Mary to appear on...


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4/25/17

Harry Styles will take up residence at James Corden’s The Late Late Show the week after his debut solo album drops.


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4/25/17

Paul McCartney is heading to Madison Square Garden for the first time in a dozen years as part of a new run of dates—14, to be precise—on his One On One tour. There are three places he has never played…


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Cure
4/25/17

Girls and Big Little Lies end their runs and the biggest movers on Shazam’s Top 100 are no longer coming from the TV set. Instead we have a collection of powerhouse singles comprising the Top 5 list, four of them hailing from Universal Music Group.


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Doritos
4/25/17

We won't bury the lede: The new Doritos bag has a built-in music player so you can listen to the Guardians of the Galaxy 2 soundtrack while munching. This, of course, changes everything.


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Khaled
4/25/17

Fresh off his star-studded sets at Coachella, Epic/We The Best's DJ Khaled announced another gigantic collaboration via Instagram this morning, his second single from the forthcoming album GRATEFUL...


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New track #WonderfulWoman released from @ChuckBerry with a guest appearance from @GaryClarkJr:… https://t.co/y7ifBvmzKF
.@Beyonce creates scholarships to empower creative women through education: https://t.co/QJAnT2ycFh #Queen… https://t.co/YqrbudvNFX
.@kendricklamar's #DAMN held at the top of the charts in its second week & it's fit to remain for a third:… https://t.co/PlPfDPjeSG
.@TheDoctorLuke exits @SonyMusicGlobal in wake of @KeshaRose legal battles. He is no longer CEO of @KemosabeRecords… https://t.co/90tfo3Gd07
.@ArtistLegacyGrp will license the iconic name and image of @IggyPop for products and media:… https://t.co/CnZIL4z1my
.@LiveNation kicks off their third annual #NationalConcertDay w/ $20 tickets: https://t.co/DO2Rp79k0c @Jason_Aldean… https://t.co/YPAiM93ISm
Albums from @ChrisStapleton and @Logic301 expected to be rivals for the top new release 5/5: https://t.co/ElPB6Nk3F0 https://t.co/FlhoKLt8kK
.@PaulMcCartney en route to @TheGarden as well as 14 new cities with his #OneOnOne tour: https://t.co/oXSKZRio1c https://t.co/eaVhayMbzB
.@Harry_Styles' week long residency with @JKCorden on @latelateshow starts 5/15 https://t.co/eUNSZgN01u https://t.co/9xvKN2uj3k
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