HITS Daily Double


RCA rapper G-Eazy, who graces the cover of our most recent print edition, has a breakout hit on his hands with “Me, Myself & I” featuring Bebe Rexha, now approaching platinum status at retail and nearing the summit of the Pop and Rhythm radio charts; album When It’s Dark Out has passed the quarter-million mark. It’s a coup for Messrs. Edge, Corson and Riccitelli, though having their artist on the cover of this rag is a rap they’d surely like to beat.

Our Contents page VIP, meanwhile, is Sony Music chief Doug Morris. As the company's fiscal year ends, Morris is celebrating a banner year with his teamincluding Rob Stringer, Peter Edge, Tom Corson, L.A. Reid, Sylvia Rhone, Randy Goodman, Jason Iley, Simon Cowell, Sonny Takhar and Patrick Moxey. Team Sony's excellent numbers are complemented by a distinct air of collegiality under Morris' seasoned leadership. Though this HITS Contents Shout-Out is probably something he'd prefer to keep out of the annual report.