HITS Daily Double


As we hit the final day of dry January and Veganuary, we have a few highlights of the week before you spend a day pre-gaming before tapping kegs of Boulevard and Anchor Steam and digging into a plate of Kansas City BBQ and dungeness crabs.

Billie Eilish swept the Big Four Grammy Awards and afterwards there was much celebrating by Universal Music, Sony, RCA, Republic and CAA. The telecast also led to immediate sales bumps. We found that the show dug deep and made a strong emotional connection and Ken Ehrlich explained how it all came together.

Ahead of our Black History Month special issue, we remember Shirley Chisholm. And this excerpt from our 2019 special issue looks back on how black music became a potent unifying force.

Word is that Interscope’s Lady Gaga is on the verge of making major announcements regarding new music and tour plans, as the reigning Queen of Multi-Format Pop prepares to relaunch.

RCA's Doja Cat and BROCKHAMPTON are soaring at streaming and crossing to radio, further evidence that radio is reacting to action on the DSPs.

CAA Foundation and Democracy Works have founded Civic Alliance, a nonpartisan coalition of dozens of American businesses that will bring people across the U.S. together to drive voter turnout.