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AND THE NOMINEES ARE...
The inevitable and the unexpected commingle. (11/25a)
TOP 100 WEEKLY MARKETSHARE:
THE TIGHTENING
Cue Archie Bell & the Drells. (11/24a)
STATE OF PLAY
IN THE U.K.
The first entry from our 2020 U.K. print special is now online. (11/25a)
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!
THE B-SIDE
Russ (Columbia)
11/13/16

WHAT IT IS: For 10 years, Russ has been doing it all himself. A self-proclaimed “DIY pioneer,” he writes, performs, produces, mixes and masters all of his own music. His strong vision and self-belief has resulted in nearly 300m plays of his vast catalog, which all gets sung word-for-word by his dedicated fanbase at sold-out shows across the globe. First single “What They Want” has led the way, providing fans with a potent dose of his dynamic style. The song has been steadily climbing the rhythm radio charts, pulling in 4m+ audio/video streams a week, accumulating over 35m+ Spotifystreams and reaching peak positions at iTunesShazam and Spotify in the last week. 
SINGLE: “What They Want” 
TV: BET Hip Hop Awards cypher, MTV Wonderland 
LIVE: On headline tour now, selling out 1,500-2,000 capacity venues; tours of the Middle East and Europe to follow 
INTERNET: 250m+ audio/video streams of Russ tracks; consumption +5,000% YTD; single one of the top songs on musical.ly charts; Kate Hudson posted on Snapchat dancing to song; Wesley Matthews from Dallas Mavericks posted his musical.ly of the song to Mavs platforms; #1 user on musical.ly Baby Ariel posted video of “Pull The Trigger”; sales up nine weeks in a row 
RADIO: Single Top 15 at Rhythm; impacting Urban now 
PRESS: Included in BET’s “Ten Artists You Need To Show Love” list; recent HotNewHipHop and XXL coverage 
BOOKING: Cara Lewis/CL Group 
MANAGEMENT: Milan Ackerman