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9/14/19

Post Malone's Hollywood's Bleeding (Republic) still controls the top of Spotify's daily U.S. streaming chart, with 14 tracks in the top 25. Ariana, Miley & Lana's Charlie's Angels anthem has a big entrance, as does Halsey's "Graveyard."


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9/13/19

We remember the late, great Eddie Money—who left us on 9/13—with this classic shipboard shot from San Francisco circa 1988. Seen assisting in the launch of "Walk on Water" are (l-r) Patty Martin, Money and Jim Burruss.


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9/13/19

Republic's Post Malone storms the #1 spot on this week's Top 50 chart with 492k+ for Hollywood's Bleeding, earning 2019's second-biggest bow. Labelmate Taylor Swift (who had the year's biggest debut two weeks back) holds onto #2 with another six-figure week. UMG enjoys a fearsome 66% marketshare, while WMG takes 19%, Sony 12% and the rest 3%. Click below to drill down into the digits.

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9/13/19

In our latest cartoon cluster, the Lyor Rypor offers a weekly whine on Post Malone, Camila Cabello, Grammy and more.


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9/13/19

Our correspondent-at-large Michelle S. offers some thoughts on Post Malone's monster new set. As for that Ozzy track? "It's the stuff of legend, yo." (Also: Check out the new video for "Saint Tropez.")


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9/13/19

An excerpt from our latest batch of industry-baller profiles.


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9/13/19

The latest edition of EA's massively popular fútbol game FIFA 20 includes two bountiful soundtracks featuring acts from more than 20 countries. And even if you have two left feet like EA music maven Steve Schnur, you’ll get a double kick out of this stadium-sized cornucopia of global grooves.


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9/13/19

UMG/Motown and The Root participated in a Congressional Black Caucus event in D.C. hosted by Rep. Brenda Lawrence (D-MI) on 9/13 that, among other things, saw the debut of a new take on Marvin Gaye's seminal "What's Going On." The new video for the timeless hit, directed by Savannah Leaf, involves an array of key activists including people who have been on the forefront of action in the wake of Flint's water crisis. Motown chief Ethiopia Habtemariam (among those pictured above) took a spot on the panel.


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9/13/19

You never know what you’re gonna get when you open our weekly assortment of trending topics—assuming you’ve been living under a rock. Otherwise, you’d be surprised if you didn’t find Post Malone, Monte Lipman, Harvey Mason Jr., “Graveyard” dweller Halsey, Crush’s hella-mega duo or the five other tasty selections in this week’s rectangular box.

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9/13/19

Capitol star Halsey confirmed late Thursday that her forthcoming full-length, Manic, will arrive 1/17, and released her new single, "Graveyard."


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GREEN DAY'S BIG DAY
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MORE RAINMAKERS
The players who made it happen.
WHAT ABOUT THOSE LEAKS?
Even funnier in French.
RIHANNA'S ETA
And about $50m in funding.
THE BUNDLE BUNGLE
When will the rules change?