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SONGS LABEL SAGA BEGINS
The pubco hatches a label, in partnership with a dude who knows the territory. (3/3a)
ADVERTISERS ARE BULLISH ON SPOTIFY, BUT THERE’S A CATCH
Daniel Ek wants to keep everybody happy, but that's a major challenge. (3/3a)
CHART ATTACK: THE FORECAST CALLS FOR DARK SKIES
A squeaker on the album chart. (3/3a)
COMING SOON:
HITS N&D Q1 SPECIAL
Now under construction. (3/3a)
MY MORNING JACKET PROJECT AN INDIE-MAJOR COLLAB
One of America's best bands has new major-label partner. (3/3a)
YOUR NEW RELEASES
One-day sales to give you visions of next week's chart.
POT LEGALIZED IN D.C.
Finally. The prez could really use a bong hit.
GLOBAL RELEASE DAY: MORE CHATTER
What about the upside?
NEW & DEVELOPING ARTISTS
Our print mag puts on weight.
RUMOR MILL
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YOUR RADIO ADD RECAP
3/3/15

The week's adds are safely in their format silos, but here's a brief overview. Team Interscope scores Most Added at Pop for Zedd f/Selena Gomez's "I Want You to Know"; the rest of the action is here. RCA's Tinashe f/Iggy Azalea takes the tiara at Rhythm with "All Hands on Deck," and the rest of the format rundown is here. At Alternative, ATO's Alabama Shakes have a huge post-SNL week. Details here.

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CHART ATTACK: THE FORECAST CALLS FOR DARK SKIES
3/3/15

Big Sean’s Dark Sky Paradise (G.O.O.D./Def Jam) tops BOTH the HITS Building Album Sales Chart and the Sales Plus Streaming (SPS) chart with 136k and 167k respectively. Warner Bros.Kid Rock put up one hell of a fight, though. See just how close the call was.


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3/3/15

Kanye, Kelly Clarkson and Mumford & Sons are the buzz story as iTunes hits another Turnover Tuesday...


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ROAD TEST:
SPOTIFY V. BEATS
3/3/15

The Time magazine website has posted an in-depth comparative analysis of reigning streaming service Spotify and upstart Beats Music, whose technology and emphasis on “curation” are expected to be central components of the forthcoming challenger from iTunes. Find out who was declared the winner, and why, here.

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TAG, THEY'RE IT: ZEDD AND SELENA'S BIG SHAZAM
3/3/15

"I Want You to Know" by Zedd f/Selena Gomez (Interscope) is a friggin' monster. The track jumped 186 spots to #15 on the Shazam USA Top 100 Tags Chart this week, making it the greatest gainer by a considerable margin. DCD2/Island's Fall Out Boy, meanwhile, saw a 135-spot gain...


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I'M READY FOR MY CLOSE-UP, MR. LIPMAN
3/3/15

On Grammy night, Republic chieftain Monte Lipman celebrates the label's co-financing and co-production pact for music-driven films with indie film/TV studio IM Global by posing with IM Founder/CEO Stuart Ford and IM Music prexy David Schulhof. Then everyone donned their Varvatos bowling shoes as Lipman began his pitch for a gritty biopic about Chumbawamba

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YEEZY SEASON: "ALL DAY" EVERY DAY (UPDATE)
3/3/15

Kanye West's new banger "All Day" has hit #1 on the iTunes singles chart.


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SONGS LABEL SAGA BEGINS
3/3/15

The brand new, as-yet unnamed label co-founded by SONGS Publishing’s Matt Pincus and Ron Perry and industry vet Barry Weiss is now underway, with Weiss spending his first day in the office this week. The company is still lining up distribution (rumors that Sony had locked that down were unfounded), but has hired Christine Chiappetta to handle Alternative and Triple A promotion—and is looking for a Pop/Rhythm radio specialist. Stay tuned.

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THE FACE OF RECORD STORE DAY 2015
3/3/15

The fit couldn’t be more perfect. Dave Grohl has been named Record Store Day Ambassador for 2015. Grohl expresses his love for brick-and-mortar music retail in two ways: recollecting in front of a film camera and taking pen to paper 


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Daniel Ek
ADVERTISERS ARE BULLISH ON SPOTIFY, BUT THERE’S A CATCH
3/3/15

Spotify is in a win-win situation, but successfully growing its two-tiered business will require some fancy footwork. 


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British Album of the Year goes to @edsheeran #BRITS2015 see the whole list: http://t.co/xvnzbTNzRQ
British Artist Video: @onedirection @syco #BRITS2015 Winners and stream: http://t.co/xvnzbTNzRQ
#BRITS2015 Int'l Group winners: @foofighters http://t.co/xvnzbTNzRQ
#UptownFunk takes Best British Single #BRITS2015 Follow along: http://t.co/xvnzbTNzRQ @BRITAwards @markronson @brunomars
International Male Solo @BRITAwards goes to @pharrell while @samsmithworld gets a special achievement award. Follow: http://t.co/xvnzbTNzRQ
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