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wonderfulwonderful
9/23/17
Barring a big surprise drop, Island's The Killers look set to debut at #1 on our next SPS chart with Wonderful Wonderful. Here's how things look for the week's key debuts, according to early reads…
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CharlesBradley
9/23/17
Charles Bradley, the gritty, dynamic R&B singer who went from performing James Brown tributes to becoming a leading light in modern soul music, all while in his 60s, died today. He was 68.
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9/22/17
Foo Fighters have topped this week’s Sales Plus Streaming (SPS) Chart, as their ninth studio album, Concrete and Gold (Roswell/RCA), moves 130k units. This marks the fourth rock album to hit #1 this year, so throw some fuckin’ goat, dammit!
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9/22/17
In his latest dispatch, our behind-the-scenes correspondent separates fact from fiction in the ongoing SONGS saga and in Max Lousada's search for a top exec for his WMG team. Also, starmaker Top Dawg and a promo power trio.  
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9/22/17
HITS’ just-published 31st Anniversary Issue contains something rare and precious: an in-depth conversation with legendary music mogul Mo Ostin that serves as a first-person oral history of Warner/Reprise. Here’s a tantalizing taste…   
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Post Malone Rockstar
9/22/17
Republic's Post Malone leaps to the top of our BuzzAngle Music-powered Streaming Songs Chart this week with his rocket "rockstar" f/21 Savage. The track earns a monster 36.7m streams in its debut week, more than doubling the #2 song...
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greg maffei
9/22/17
SiriusXM and Pandora have completed the $480m strategic investment first announced in June. SXM Chairman Greg Maffei, CEO Jim Meyer and CFO David Frear have been named to the Pandora board, with Maffei named Chairman...
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carlin
9/22/17
Carlin Music, the catalog-rich publisher that oversees copyrights associated with Elvis Presley, Billie Holiday, Carole Bayer Sager, Barbra Streisand, George Jones, Stephen Sondheim, Kander & Ebb, James Brown, Jim Steinman, AC/DC and countless others, is reported to be on the verge of a sale. Bloomberg has reported (and Music Business Worldwide claims to have corroborated) that Carlin may sell its 100k or so song holdings to Round Hill Music, possibly for as much as $250m.
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beckfromu2IG
9/22/17
Niall Horan takes over #1 at T40 as his former band mate Liam Payne inches up right behind him, while Cardi B is crowned #1 at Rhythm and at Modern Rock, Beck is on the surge....
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TAYLOR SWIFT SHEPHERDS BUSH EMPIRE2
9/22/17
UMG U.K. chief David Joseph and Virgin EMI boss Ted Cockle talk tea and cake with Taylor Swift, who paid a visit to the label's annual company event in London at Shepherd's Bush Empire. Afterwards, the label heads treated Her Majesty of Pop to a slap up meal at Wetherspoons, where she declared the fish and chips delightful.
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