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BLACKOUT TUESDAY: HOW THE MAJORS RESPONDED
(6/5a)
HARLESTON, HABTEMARIAM LAUNCH UMG TASK FORCE
(6/5a)
SONY MUSIC SETS UP $100M FUND
(6/5a)
10K OPENS FUND TO AID BLACK YOUTH
(6/5a)
BLACK MUSIC MONTH: THE REVOLUTION WILL NOT BE TELEVISED
(6/5a)
WHAT NEXT?
The biz ponders action after some reflection.
GRAMMY SPECULATION
100% guaranteed to be somewhat accurate, probably.
BLACK MUSIC MONTH
...continues.
TRUMP'S IN THE BUNKER
Just to inspect it, though.
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BLACKOUT TUESDAY: HOW THE MAJORS RESPONDED
(6/5a)
HARLESTON, HABTEMARIAM LAUNCH UMG TASK FORCE
(6/5a)
SONY MUSIC SETS UP $100M FUND
(6/5a)
10K OPENS FUND TO AID BLACK YOUTH
(6/5a)
BLACK MUSIC MONTH: THE REVOLUTION WILL NOT BE TELEVISED
(6/5a)
WHAT NEXT?
The biz ponders action after some reflection.
GRAMMY SPECULATION
100% guaranteed to be somewhat accurate, probably.
BLACK MUSIC MONTH
...continues.
TRUMP'S IN THE BUNKER
Just to inspect it, though.
RUMOR MILL
LADY GAGA   CHROMATICA
6/5/20

Lady Gaga scores her sixth #1 debut with Chromatica (Interscope), which leads the HITS Top 50 with...

...Go to chart here


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6/5/20

The majors have responded to Tuesday’s #TheShowMustBePaused by setting up funds to promote social justice, promising to engage in programs and conversations about improving race relations, and promoting better work environments in the music industry.


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umgtaskforce
6/5/20

Jeff Harleston and Ethiopia Habtemariam, Co-Chairs of the UMG Task Force for Meaningful Change, announced to UMG employees the first phase and initial plans from the committee, beginning with a $25m "Change Fund."


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DaBaby
6/5/20

Check out our Streaming Songs chart, where DaBaby maintains #1 with "Rockstar." Interscope also scores the two top debuts with new tracks from Lady Gaga and Juice WRLD. Gabby Barrett logs another week at #1 on our Country Streaming chart.

...Go to Overall Streaming Songs


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Elliot Grainge-2018
6/5/20

10K Projects has formed a charitable arm that will be begin by focusing on the fight against racist policies and racial injustice, create career opportunities for black youth and support black-owned businesses.


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Lady Gaga 2020
6/5/20

Lady Gaga's Chromatica will be the year's biggest female debut and the first female #1 since Selena Gomez's Rare in January. Her projected first-week sum of 275k trails only leading females Taylor, Ariana and Billie since early 2019...


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Stringer
6/5/20

Sony Music Group launched a $100m fund today to support social justice and anti-racist initiatives around the world and will immediately begin to donate to organizations that foster equal rights.


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6/5/20

How Gil Scott-Heron and The Last Poets spoke (and sang) truth to power.


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6/5/20

Doja Cat's "Say So" remains atop the Top 40 chart for the 5th consecutive week, while Lil Mosey's "Blueberry Faygo" climbs to #3 at Rhythm and KennyHoopla's "how will i rest in peace if…” joins the Top 15 at Modern Rock...


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RTJ4-1590775540
6/5/20

It’s independents’ day this flipover Friday, as the seven new arrivals in the iTunes Top 10 are all indie releases. Run the Jewels is the top newcomer at iTunes and Apple Music.


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Rainbow disco ball
6/5/20

During a week in which Americans had weightier things on their minds than music, they found uplift in Lady Gaga & Ariana Grande’s debuting “Rain on Me.” This exhilarating blast of electro-disco earned $222k, and downloads accounted for $65k of that total—which is $50k more than the second-most-purchased track...

…Go to Song Revenue Chart


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lady gaga
6/5/20

Lady Gaga’s Chromatica (Polydor) has posted the biggest opening week sales for an album in the U.K. this year, hitting the top of the Official Albums Chart on 53,000. Over on singles, DaBaby f/Roddy Ricch’s “Rockstar” (Polydor) returns to the top.


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Rupert Hine
6/5/20

Renowned producer and artist Rupert Hine died on 6/4 following a long battle with cancer. He was 72. The news comes from his old friend Kenny MacPherson, who learned the sad news from Hine's wife. “Rupert Hine left us today,” Kenny wrote on Instagram late Thursday. “Heaven Wins Again. Such a beautiful talented kind spirit. I will continue to love and now miss you.”


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academy
6/5/20

To help promote organizations working in the fight against racism, bigotry and violence, The Recording Academy has compiled a list of organizations on the front lines.


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6/5/20

Head over to iGen, where we hear voices from the Alternative community (including KQGO Minneapolis PD Christy Taylor) offering their support for Black Lives Matter and their thoughts on this very fraught moment.

Go to iGen here…

MMF
6/5/20

The Music Managers Forum in the U.K. has launched a support fund for British-based managers impacted by the Covid-19 crisis. In its first round, the ReBuild Fund will offer grants of up to £3k.


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rtjnmf
6/5/20

Killer Mike & El-P grace the cover of Spotify's New Music Friday behind the release of Run The Jewels' new album RTJ4. In a light release week, there's new cuts from YG, Lil Wayne f/Tory Lanez, Mt. Joy, Mickey Guyton...


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BKH
6/5/20

Placements on a late May episode of HBO’s Insecure had TV viewers reaching for their phones as three syncs from the show, including a new single from Epic’s B.K. Habermehl, are among the biggest movers on the Shazam USA Top 100.


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promtion coalition
6/4/20

Promo peeps spent the weekend and “Blackout Tuesday” forming a new entity, The Promotion Coalition, to unify their action against racism...


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Mickey-Guyton
6/4/20

Holly Gleason delves into a groundbreaking song by the black female country artist that has taken on even greater significance in recent days.


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ROSALÍA & Travis Scott, "TKN"
Columbia's global phenom is a big fan of Travis Scott, it turns out, and the two have joined forces for this extremely cool track and inventive, confrontational video. Says Rosalía, "I hope 'TKN' gives you energy, makes you dance, and gives you strength if you’re going through difficult times. With all my love <3.”
The Bowl Bounces: @shakira and @JLo rise at iTunes following #SuperBowl halftime https://t.co/mzsJyzL4dX https://t.co/N0noW3aWBt
Shakira and Jennifer Lopez during tonight’s #SuperBowl #HalftimeShow https://t.co/kuEpJy2vpd
.@KeshaRose headed for top 10 start with #HighRoad https://t.co/JxQPSo8Yjl https://t.co/lXp9hWT20m
.@justinbieber’s remix for #Yummy featuring @IAMSUMMERWALKER will be out tomorrow https://t.co/l3COuLBX7a
.@Louis_Tomlinson headed for top 10 start with #WALLS https://t.co/JxQPSo8Yjl https://t.co/bR6b1E3EBj
Lil Wayne headed for #1 debut with #Funeral https://t.co/JxQPSo8Yjl https://t.co/7BGncNfY6O
Happy 26th birthday to former #HitsMagazine cover star @Harry_Styles https://t.co/BY8uWgNpp1
.@DUALIPA gets #Physical https://t.co/YDUaYLjx2X https://t.co/BdQ7ATbg0G
.@taylorswift13’s "Only The Young” from #MissAmericana takes #1 at iTunes https://t.co/wZBwDXtdY2 https://t.co/Ilv2HwSuHV
#GRAMMYs Gold boosts @billieeilish back into the top 3 on our Top 50 albums chart https://t.co/SEpQqooq53 https://t.co/Y6keKzDjPW