Quantcast
Advertisement
MOVE WITH THE FLOW: THE JANICK WAY OF KNOWLEDGE (PART 2)
Don't miss Janick's "New Rules"... Oh wait, that's Bill Maher's bit. (11/12a)
GREIN ON GRAMMYS: SMOKE-FILLED RUMINATIONS
Theme song: Charlie Rich, "Behind Closed Doors" (11/9a)
YOU’LL FLIP OVER
THIS HITS LIST
We'll give this one a qualified "Whew." (11/9a)
A FRIGHTFUL
REVENUE CHART
Look at who crashed the party. (11/9a)
RAINMAKERS: MYSTERY GUEST, PLEASE SIGN IN
What do we get if we guess right? (11/9a)
GRAMMY NOMINEES
Collect 'em all!
MMA FOR DUMMIES
Not Mixed Martial Arts; the Music Modernization Act, dummy.
IS IT COLD IN HERE?
...or are our bosses from outer space?
THE KIDS
They're leaning on the button.
 Email

 First Name

 Last Name

 Company

 Country
CAPTCHA code
Captcha: (type the characters above)

MOVE WITH THE FLOW: THE JANICK WAY OF KNOWLEDGE (PART 2)
Don't miss Janick's "New Rules"... Oh wait, that's Bill Maher's bit. (11/12a)
GREIN ON GRAMMYS: SMOKE-FILLED RUMINATIONS
Theme song: Charlie Rich, "Behind Closed Doors" (11/9a)
YOU’LL FLIP OVER
THIS HITS LIST
We'll give this one a qualified "Whew." (11/9a)
A FRIGHTFUL
REVENUE CHART
Look at who crashed the party. (11/9a)
RAINMAKERS: MYSTERY GUEST, PLEASE SIGN IN
What do we get if we guess right? (11/9a)
GRAMMY NOMINEES
Collect 'em all!
MMA FOR DUMMIES
Not Mixed Martial Arts; the Music Modernization Act, dummy.
IS IT COLD IN HERE?
...or are our bosses from outer space?
THE KIDS
They're leaning on the button.
RUMOR MILL
PIE
11/12/18

Let's take a look at the weekly label marketshare breakdown.


…Read More
paterno-for-web
11/12/18

Waaaay back in 1990, Peter Paterno, then President of Hollywood Records (which he'd helped launch that year), spearheaded the label's acquisition of North American rights to the Queen catalog for $10m. That's starting to look like a pretty good investment.


…Read More
donations
11/12/18

Our friend and colleague Keith MacLeod lost his house in this terrible wildfire. Keith is a 30-year+ member of the HITS family. We've set up a GoFundMe campaign to help...


…Read More
Kane-Brown-1-1536243610
11/12/18

Kane Brown is due for a #1 debut on our next Top 50 chart. Here's what we foresee...


…Read More
muse
11/12/18

New albums from Muse, Olly Murs and The Beatles have entered the U.K.’s Official Albums Top 3 at the midweek stage while Ariana Grande looks set to hold onto the singles #1. Cheryl currently has this week’s highest new entry on singles at #8.


…Read More
homes
11/12/18

This the first of these we've posted but we're sure there will be plenty more, as many, many people in our circle have lost their homes and possessions in the terrible fires now racing across California. The family of Michael Plen is now homeless in the wake of the destruction in Malibu and needs your help. Visit their GoFundMe campaign to contribute...


…Read More
smoke
11/12/18

If you or your loved ones are affected by the horrific wildfires now scaring our state, we hope you emerge as unscathed as possible. If we can help, tag us on Twitter...


…Read More
1253 Janick Image1
11/12/18

The savory second half of our in-depth conversation with the IGA boss.


…Read More
NeilYoung
11/12/18

In a post on his Archives website, Neil Young writes he has lost his home and pleads for a change in political leadership that will pay attention to science. “Hopefully we can come together as a people to take Climate Change on. We have the tools and could do it if we tried. There is no downside.”


…Read More
HelenMurphy
11/12/18

Former Warner Music Group CFO Helen Murphy will succeed Robert Ott as Chief Executive Officer of independent music publishing company ole. Ott will continue to serve as an advisor to Murphy and the ole Board of Directors.


…Read More
ortner pelosi dietz beer
11/12/18

At an event just prior to the midterms, soon-to-be-returning Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi joins mega-attorney and macher Chuck Ortner, powerhouse theater producer Suzi Dietz and HITS Editor in Chief Lenny Beer for this presciently cheerful photo op. In a possibly related story, on Nov. 7, the President of the United States experienced the first symptoms of what is expected to be a two-year migraine.


…Read More
Keith Richards photo credit Inez & Vinoodh
11/12/18

Keith Richards has parked his four solo albums at BMG after signing a new worldwide deal with the label. BMG has handled his publishing since 2013.


…Read More
trippie-redd-topanga-video-love-letter-to-you-3-release-date
11/12/18

Ariana Grande sits atop Friday's Top 25 streamed songs, as her single "thank u, next" continues to outperform the pack, and XXXtentacion has the top debut with "Bad." But Trippie Redd occupies the most real estate on the chart...


…Read More
The-Grinch-2018-movie-poster
11/12/18

Three movies debuted in the Top 5 at the domestic box office this weekend, with Universal and Illumination's 2018 take on The Grinch coming out on top.


…Read More
HEEME1wS 400x400
11/9/18

Boominati/Republic stream warrior Metro Boomin has bowed at #1 on the HITS Top 50 Chart, moving 99k with debut solo studio album NOT ALL HEROES WEAR CAPES.


…Read More
i-voted-sticker 2018
11/9/18

Thanks to Tuesday’s results (and those coming in since), our latest scorecard of trending industry topics is a deeper shade of blue. It’s a color that looks smart on Brits like Sir Lucian Grainge, Simon Cowell and the members of Queen, activists like Scooter Braun and boundary pushers like Kane Brown. Blue is also...


…Read More
smoke2
11/9/18

Instead of the status quo, imagine that the committee is...


…Read More
eilish vertical
11/9/18

Teen phenom Billie Eilish has inked a global co-pub deal with Jody Gerson's UMPG.


…Read More
Cover 1248 Ariana 1
11/9/18

Remember when we told you that Ariana Grande's "thank u, next" was a big deal? Well, with nearly 46m projected streams, the Republic superstar's song...


…Read More
i-voted-sticker 2018
11/9/18

While people are still counting votes and boxes of ballots are being discovered, may we offer a respite from turmoil and tragedy with the week’s top stories in the music business, the HITS High 5.


…Read More
See More Rumor Mill >
Featured Video
The Chainsmokers f/Kelsea Ballerini, "This Feeling"
A propulsive love song by the Grammy-winning Disruptor/Columbia pair gets an unusual but decidedly energetic visual treatment in this clip directed by the duo Similar But Different. Filmed at Milestone MX motocross track in Cali, it's a kinetic take on the song's tale of ramped-up expectations, revving hearts and crashing emotions.
A 30-year+ member of the @HITSDD community lost his home in the fire. We've set up a @gofundme campaign to aid him… https://t.co/W1aA0prMjW
We're reaching out to our community to ask you to support a member of our circle now made homeless in the Malibu fi… https://t.co/OIKig3wZhD
RT @_chrissyabbott: hello everyone! it would mean the world to me if you guys could spread this post; my grandfather along with his wi… https://t.co/QKf3k7w9s2
RT @LeeDeWyze: You can see what it looks like when everyone helps out!! #PierceCollege #lafdstation84 Here’s a few places you can… https://t.co/vMIRvJnh8R
If you've been affected by the CA wildfires and want to check in, are trying to locate someone or just need assista… https://t.co/siVwOADJ7E
This chart belongs to @MetroBoomin, while @QueenWillRock makes a strong showing and @1YoungTakeoff & @KrisWu bow in… https://t.co/xvTjkNrFOJ
another "crown": @billieeilish signs a big pub deal with @UMPG https://t.co/2Jgx8uJcWK @Interscope https://t.co/xKupmyhlvn
Damn, @ArianaGrande: biggest streaming debut for a female artist EVER. 3rd-biggest streaming debut of 2018. 6th-big… https://t.co/4OzIcNz8nF
#1 at @Spotify @AppleMusic @itunes. New record for first-day streams for a ♀️artist. #1 pop radio song. What's next… https://t.co/fmtkiFlCd2
RT @SethAbramson: Please RETWEET these words for the sake of all voters: (1) Whatever happens, STAY IN THE LINE TO VOTE and VOTE (br… https://t.co/PEMPMcGSY0