Quantcast
Advertisement
I.B. BAD: TRUE
OR FALSE?
Who you gonna trust on these matters? (9/22a)
POST STREAMS AHEAD
OF TAYLOR, SAM
Nothin' but net—dude can't miss right now. (9/22a)
ALL SLOW HANDS 
ON DECK
No, not Clapton. We're talking Horan. (9/22a)
THIS HITS LIST IS SEASONABLY COOL
This is the autumn equinox, after all. (9/22a)
TRIPPING & WORSHIPING
A compelling argument for physical product. (9/22a)
HITS' 31ST ANNIVERSARY ISSUE
Big. Papery. Stupid.
PIZZA NOT DELIVERED
Someone's in trouble.
SAM SMITH'S STATEMENT
How he captures our moment.
THE BIGGEST RELEASE OF Q4
It's not what you think.
 Email

 First Name

 Last Name

 Company

 Country
CAPTCHA code
Captcha: (type the characters above)

I.B. BAD: TRUE
OR FALSE?
Who you gonna trust on these matters? (9/22a)
POST STREAMS AHEAD
OF TAYLOR, SAM
Nothin' but net—dude can't miss right now. (9/22a)
ALL SLOW HANDS 
ON DECK
No, not Clapton. We're talking Horan. (9/22a)
THIS HITS LIST IS SEASONABLY COOL
This is the autumn equinox, after all. (9/22a)
TRIPPING & WORSHIPING
A compelling argument for physical product. (9/22a)
HITS' 31ST ANNIVERSARY ISSUE
Big. Papery. Stupid.
PIZZA NOT DELIVERED
Someone's in trouble.
SAM SMITH'S STATEMENT
How he captures our moment.
THE BIGGEST RELEASE OF Q4
It's not what you think.
RUMOR MILL
foo-fighters-concrete-and-gold-album-cover-1497972953-1505837479
9/22/17

Foo Fighters have topped this week’s Sales Plus Streaming (SPS) Chart, as their ninth studio album, Concrete and Gold (Roswell/RCA), moves 130k units. This marks the fourth rock album to hit #1 this year, so throw some fuckin’ goat, dammit!


…Read More
ibb1226-animated#2
9/22/17

In his latest dispatch, our behind-the-scenes correspondent separates fact from fiction in the ongoing SONGS saga and in Max Lousada's search for a top exec for his WMG team. Also, starmaker Top Dawg and a promo power trio.


…Read More
Mo Ostin GettyImages-74289198
9/22/17

HITS’ just-published 31st Anniversary Issue contains something rare and precious: an in-depth conversation with legendary music mogul Mo Ostin that serves as a first-person oral history of Warner/Reprise. Here’s a tantalizing taste…


…Read More
Post Malone Rockstar
9/22/17

Republic's Post Malone leaps to the top of our BuzzAngle Music-powered Streaming Songs Chart this week with his rocket "rockstar" f/21 Savage. The track earns a monster 36.7m streams in its debut week, more than doubling the #2 song...


…Read More
greg maffei
9/22/17

SiriusXM and Pandora have completed the $480m strategic investment first announced in June. SXM Chairman Greg Maffei, CEO Jim Meyer and CFO David Frear have been named to the Pandora board, with Maffei named Chairman...


…Read More
beckfromu2IG
9/22/17

Niall Horan takes over #1 at T40 as his former band mate Liam Payne inches up right behind him, while Cardi B is crowned #1 at Rhythm and at Modern Rock, Beck is on the surge....


…Read More
TAYLOR SWIFT SHEPHERDS BUSH EMPIRE2
9/22/17

UMG U.K. chief David Joseph and Virgin EMI boss Ted Cockle talk tea and cake with Taylor Swift, who paid a visit to the label's annual company event in London at Shepherd's Bush Empire. Afterwards, the label heads treated Her Majesty of Pop to a slap up meal at Wetherspoons, where she declared the fish and chips delightful.


…Read More
samhunt football
9/22/17

MCA Nashville's Sam Hunt returns to #1 on our Country Streams Chart with nearly 4.9m streams for the indefatigable "Body Like a Back Road," while Thomas Rhett's "Unforgettable" (Valory/BMLG) moves to #2...


…Read More
v alessia cara
9/22/17

One of the more controversial issues in this year’s Grammy nominating process is swirling around Def Jam singer/songwriter Alessia Cara...


…Read More
DaveTaylor
9/22/17

Foo Fighters have scored a fourth #1 on the U.K.’s Official Albums Chart with Concrete and Gold shifting 61k combined sales. Ferdy Unger Hamilton’s Columbia now boasts four of the Top 10 biggest-selling week one albums of 2017.


…Read More
niall event
9/22/17

During an intimate, Spotify-sponsored Niall Horan event at L.A.'s Troubadour, this bevy of superstars convened for an especially glitzy photo op. Seen just before getting baked on a joint Joe Walsh stashed in one of the storied club's wall panels in 1975 are (l-r) Louis Tomlinson, Horan, Spotify's Dave Rocco, Capitol Music Group chief Steve Barnett, Thomas Rhett and Shania Twain.


…Read More
sheerantoon
9/22/17

Ed Sheeran, who just dropped a new single, "Perfect," and an accompanying lyric video (check it out within), sees his "Shape of You" become the top-streaming song ever on Spotify...


…Read More
Niall-flicker
9/22/17

It’s a big day for Niall Horan: He revealed the track list for his solo Capitol debut Flicker, released a video for "Too Much to Ask" and put tickets on sale for his 2018 tour.


…Read More
Redmaplefoliage
9/22/17

UMPG ruler Jody Gerson tops our first aggregation of trendsetters this fall, with the all-important Q4 right around the corner, as the leaves begin to turn the color of money...


…Read More
Olenik
9/22/17

Longtime Goldenvoice talent buyer Lesley Olenik has joined Live Nation as VP of Touring for its U.S. Concerts division.


…Read More
ChesneyLogo
9/22/17

Kenny Chesney, Shawn Mendes and Daryl Hall & John Oates are stepping up their charitable activities in the wake of recent tragedies in the Virgin Islands, Texas, Florida and Mexico City.


…Read More
IMG 1816 (3)
9/22/17

For all the latest and greatest in Modern Rock, drop in to iGen—the format's news hub, powered by Ted Volk—and with a clearinghouse of info on the new Killers, it's Wonderful world.


…Read More
Screen Shot 2017-09-22 at 8.28.01 AM
9/22/17

BTS—the South Korean boy band whose just-released album recently flew to #1 at iTunes in 73 markets—takes the coveted #1 spot on this week's New Music Friday Spotify playlist.


…Read More
High5
9/22/17

Major League Baseball set a new record for home runs in a season, a saxophone-playing dancer won MasterChef and a world leader revived a word from Shakespeare’s times, dotard, to refer to the current president, but none of those stories made our HITS High Five. Instead…


…Read More
Logic-ellen
9/22/17

Logic and Alessia Cara sat down with Ellen DeGeneres to talk about and perform their juggernaut of a hit, “1-800-273-8255.” On Logic’s pyramid of success, the top is…


…Read More
See More Rumor Mill >
Featured Video
Sam Smith, "Too Good at Goodbyes"
Ahead of his hugely awaited Capitol follow-up, the Grammy-snagging superstar delivers a beautiful, intimate clip for his newest hit. Watch it with someone you loved until recently.
Teatime for @taylorswift13 https://t.co/FVJbezpPwW @UMG @VirginEMI @BigMachine https://t.co/Sm3QYaiFQR
A new lyric video from @edsheeran https://t.co/tyzS5Pmszv https://t.co/eITxjR0vlX
During @Spotify show @theTroubadour: https://t.co/MjjBnZa65g @NiallOfficial @Louis_Tomlinson @ThomasRhett… https://t.co/yjrtTzJYuj
Going gold with @Maxgschneider and the pinball wizards https://t.co/95CaohwnBb @DanKruchkow https://t.co/FNf7fLNVJ8
"rockstar" by @PostMalone is, um, BIG. https://t.co/hswYvR8qqh @taylorswift13 @samsmithworld https://t.co/GbYvml0qcf
Team @ColumbiaRecords in an Arthurian tableau with @JamesArthur23 https://t.co/yOt4u06FcF https://t.co/Do3G0mNg82
Who is Valentina Cytrynowicz, and why is she being pursued by execs w/checkbooks? https://t.co/1ya45faPmu #khaleesi… https://t.co/COMdcX4nvf
Gracing the cover of our new print edition: @samsmithworld. Wait until he finds out we weren't really @billboard. https://t.co/M24ge6PHyp
How are @foofighters likely to fare in their first week? Early numbers here: https://t.co/EFSrv42XAr @SUP3RFRUIT… https://t.co/YUpwdrz1ID
Could not connect to Stats db: