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GRAMMY CHEW: A BIG MIDDLE FINGER TO US ALL, FROM GRAMMY
It doesn't make sense. (11/25a)
TOP 100 WEEKLY MARKETSHARE:
THE TIGHTENING
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STATE OF PLAY
IN THE U.K.
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AMAs TACKLED FOR LOSS BY SNF
Oof (11/24a)
MUSIC ORGS IMPLORE CONGRESS FOR HELP
The gang's all here. (11/24a)
RAINMAKERS 2020
Bring your umbrella.
GRAMMY OUTLIERS
Mulling possible surprises.
ZOOM THANKSGIVING
We're virtually stuffing ourselves.
TRUMP'S LAWSUITS
He's lost 25 out of 26, and so tired of winning!
Pub Crawling
WARNER/CHAPPELL RISES TO #1
11/3/17

Warner/Chappell was the No. 1 music publisher in the U.S. in the third quarter of 2017.

The Jon Platt-led company was up five percentage points over the previous quarter, hitting 23% of the market and landing 55 of the Top 100 radio songs. In addition, Warner/Chappell was the #1 country music publisher for the quarter.

Universal Music Publishing Group held the #2 spot overall for a second consecutive quarter with a 20.4% market share.

After 20 consecutive quarters at #1, Sony/ATV dropped to third place with an 18.7% market share.

Platt congratulated his staff on the achievement.

BMG placed fourth with 8.34% followed by Kobalt with 7.76%. Both had writers on 25 of the quarter's top songs.

Words & Music/Big Deal followed with 2.3%. Pulse Music Group had 1.26% marketshare and Spirit Music Group and Downtown Music Publishing pulled in 1.15%. SONGS rounded out the Top 10 with a 1% share.