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MCCARROLL STEPPING DOWN AS WBR PRESIDENT
A fond farewell. (7/24a)
"CONTRACT MONTRACT"
Q vs. MJ? More proof we're living in Bizarro World. (7/24a)
BOY-BAND BATTLE BEGINS, PRETTYMUCH
It's like BSB vs. NSYNC, 2017 edition. (7/24a)
IT'S ONLY A GLITCH
Scheduling software needs a reboot. (7/24a)
NEW RELEASES: THE NEW BATTLE LINES
Will Meek inherit the earth? (7/24a)
HITS' 31ST ANNIVERSARY ISSUE
It seemed like a good idea at the time.
PIZZA: A MUSICAL JOURNEY
Our treatment's almost done.
WHAT'S COMING IN Q4
Apart from eggnog and inertia, we mean.
THE STORY OF MO
A gripping yarn.
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MCCARROLL STEPPING DOWN AS WBR PRESIDENT
A fond farewell. (7/24a)
"CONTRACT MONTRACT"
Q vs. MJ? More proof we're living in Bizarro World. (7/24a)
BOY-BAND BATTLE BEGINS, PRETTYMUCH
It's like BSB vs. NSYNC, 2017 edition. (7/24a)
IT'S ONLY A GLITCH
Scheduling software needs a reboot. (7/24a)
NEW RELEASES: THE NEW BATTLE LINES
Will Meek inherit the earth? (7/24a)
HITS' 31ST ANNIVERSARY ISSUE
It seemed like a good idea at the time.
PIZZA: A MUSICAL JOURNEY
Our treatment's almost done.
WHAT'S COMING IN Q4
Apart from eggnog and inertia, we mean.
THE STORY OF MO
A gripping yarn.
RUMOR MILL
mccarroll
7/24/17

Label prexy Dan McCarroll will be exiting Warner Bros. Records, according to an internal memo issued by CEO Cameron Strang.


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manny smith wedding photo
7/24/17

"Mazel Tov, bubby," gushes Interscope ruler John Janick to the label's SVP A&R Manny Smith on the occasion of his recent nuptials. "I think I speak for the whole mishpuchah when I say I'm sure you and your shayneh maydel will have a freilach life together. I've now used up all the Yiddish that Berm taught me."


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robot
7/24/17

Word from programming insiders is that the automated radio scheduling software systems used by big radio chains have stalled the momentum of certain major releases...


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Clive Quincy colorBar
7/24/17

When Quincy Jones took the stand in his breach of contract case against the Michael Jackson Estate...


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Webp.net-gifmaker
7/24/17

It seems we will likely have a battle for #1 on our next SPS chart, but the race will narrow to two combatants...


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chester
7/24/17

Nine Linkin Park albums, all on Warner Bros., have entered the U.K.’s Official Album Top 100 at midweek stage as fans pay their respects to late frontman Chester Bennington. Meanwhile, Virgin EMI’s Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott—previously of The Beautiful South—are on course for their first #1 as a duo.


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PrettyMuch
7/24/17

The first serve has just been delivered in an anticipated battle of the boy bands with the release of “Would You Mind,” the debut SYCO/Columbia single from PrettyMuch. Their opponents are Why Don’t We, who released three EPs and a Christmas single prior signing to Atlantic.


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BBC Biggest Weekend
7/24/17

The BBC is hosting its own answer to Glastonbury in 2018, The Biggest Weekend, a one-off event will take place in four sites in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland in May.


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toon
7/24/17

Ripped from the headlines and not likely to heal anytime soon: It's the latest survey of breaking news we call The Lyor Rypor, courtesy of the diseased minds behind our weekly toon.


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chester
7/24/17

Linkin Park released a statement today regarding the suicide of lead singer Chester Bennington. “Your absence leaves a void that can never be filled — a boisterous, funny, ambitious, creative, kind, generous voice in the room is missing,” the band wrote.


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ShipHopYo
7/24/17

The inaugural "Ship-Hop, Starring I Love the 90s Tour," will set sail shortly after the new year and is set to feature the GOATS of that decade like Vanilla Ice, Salt-N-Pepa, Naughty By Nature, Tone Loc, Kid 'N Play, Color Me Badd and more...


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Yetnikoff, Walter004
7/24/17

As we celebrate Volume Two of our History of the Music Biz, we bring you a snippet from Michael Sigman's profile of legendary exec Walter Yetnikoff...


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dunkirk-poster
7/24/17

Three debuts made the Top 5 of the highest-grossing films in America this weekend, with the Christopher Nolan-directed Dunkirk (which, yes, includes a performance from Harry Styles) leading the pack at #1. The Warner Bros. blockbuster, which currently boasts a 92% Rotten Tomatoes score, became the first non-franchise film to top the box office this summer.


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brantley
7/24/17

Brantley Gilbert is the new face of country at Apple Music. He stars in a new Apple Music spot that debuted 7/23 during NBC’s Pre-Race Show before the Brantley Gilbert Big Machine Brickyard 400.


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BobbyTaylor
7/24/17

Bobby Taylor only had one Top 40 pop single for Motown but his effect on the label and pop music is immeasurable. Taylor, who died Saturday at the age of 83, brought the Jackson 5 to Berry Gordy's Detroit label.


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7/21/17

Roc Nation’s Jay-Z holds at #1 on this week’s Sales Plus Streaming (SPS) Chart, moving another 92k units. Epic Records, meanwhile, has three of the Top 5 albums, with French Montana scoring the biggest bow (52k) at #3. DJ Khaled and 21 Savage can be found at #4 and #5 with 48k and 41k, respectively.


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Webp.net-gifmaker
7/21/17

“Ten years ago—when we were in recession and the business was struggling more—the deals were tougher and more conservative," attorney Eric Greenspan explains. "So labels came up with 360 deals to make up the difference. Now, it’s moved back a bit towards artists—but only if they have the buzz."


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john branca 03
7/21/17

Sony/ATV and the Michael Jackson Estate have extended the admin deal for Jackson’s Mijac Music catalog. The re-upping of the agreement is a big get for Sony/ATV chieftain Marty Bandier.


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Hybrid Theory
7/21/17

As this item is posted at 9am PDT, Linkin Park has taken over the iTunes Store in the wake of Chester Bennington’s death, with 19 singles in the Top 100 and eight albums in the Top 30...


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Louis
7/21/17

Epic is rolling out new music from One Direction alumnus Louis Tomlinson. The newly solo lad teased his poppy new single and video on Good Morning America on Thursday; "Back to You" features Bebe Rexha and Digital Farm Animals. The track is currently hovering near the top of the iTunes singles chart.


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Louis Tomlinson f/Bebe Rexha, "Back to You"
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Live music veteran #DavidZedeck moves from @LiveNation to @unitedtalent as Head of Music. https://t.co/XO0cIbbaCz https://t.co/CnmFAkpwva
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