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WMG MINES DIGITAL DIAMONDS IN A ROUGH FISCAL YEAR
Steve Cooper shines up the 2020 stats. (11/23a)
TOP 100 WEEKLY MARKETSHARE:
THE TIGHTENING
Cue Archie Bell & the Drells. (11/23a)
ROBSON TAKES REINS FOR WMG INT'L
He's got the whole world in his hands. (11/23a)
THE BRITISH ARE HERE: JOEL CORRY
On your home-office desk now. (11/23a)
DOWNTOWN WE GO: FOUR QUESTIONS FOR JUSTIN KALIFOWITZ
Answers include Peloton and "the democratization of music creation." (11/23a)
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!
THE B-SIDE
Years & Years (Interscope)
3/13/15

WHAT IT IS: Formed in London, the electro-pop trio consists of bassist Mikey Goldsworthy, keyboard player Emre Turkmen and vocalist Olly Alexander. The band recently released their debut U.S. EP Y&Y and performed their first U.S. show to a sold-out crowd at Brooklyn’s Rough Trade. Their forthcoming West Coast tour has already sold out. They won the BBC’s prestigious Sound of 2015 poll, an annual list that has accurately predicted chart-topping acts since 2003. Their song “King” recently hit #1 on the U.K. charts.

ALBUM: Y&Y EP; album coming this summer

RELEASE DATE: 2/3

SINGLE: “King”

TV: Debut U.S. TV performance at MTV Woodies (live from SXSW); debut late-night TV perfs in April TBA soon

LIVE: SXSW (showcases include Fader Fort, Hype Hotel, VH1/Palladia showcase, UMG, MTV Woodies); March headline shows in L.A., N.Y., S.F., Boston & D.C. (L.A. show at Troubadour sold out in two minutes); additional summer dates TBA

INTERNET: Shazam and BuzzFeed Artists to Watch for 2015; included in Spotify’s Emerge program this spring; six consecutive Hype Machine #1s; celebs who’ve tweeted praise include Katy Perry, Sam Smith, Ellie Goulding, Tove Lo, Jessie Ware; 25m+ combined YouTube views

PRESS: USA Today, N.Y. Times, N.Y. Post, BuzzFeed, HuffPost, Idolator, The Wild, Nylon, etc.

BOOKING: Marty Diamond/Paradigm

PUBLISHING: UMPG

MANAGEMENT: Martha Kinn/Machine Mgmt.

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