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8/2/21

Our inside man on the massive importance of new artists, the ever-changing live scene and more.


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8/2/21

Grammy has not done right by Justin Bieber. Not that he hasn’t been recognized...


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8/2/21

Strong second-day streams have pushed up our projection for Billie Eilish's Happier Than Ever (Darkroom/Interscope) to 215-240k. Eilish, who performed for Amazon's Prime Day Concert, will see a substantial contribution from the retail behemoth...


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Ron-Perry
8/2/21

When you’re talking about New & Developing Artists—as we do, at length, in our latest print issue—you gotta give it up to Columbia boss Ron Perry...


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8/2/21

Miles Marshall Lewis' narrative of a mercurial music form's metamorphoses during the 20th century concludes.


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8/2/21

Darkroom/Interscope’s Billie Eilish is a natural choice to grace the cover of our New & Developing Artists special, as her ascent to stardom coincided with the growth of a new music marketplace driven largely by fresh acts...


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8/2/21

In her latest Post Toasted column, Karen Glauber time-travels back 40 years to the beginning of her love affair with Alternative music—a full decade before they had a name for it—when R.E.M. took over the left of the dial...

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8/2/21

Merriam-Webster defines the adjectival form of “august” (emphasis on the “gust”) as “marked by majestic dignity or grandeur.” That applies to imperial leaders Michael Rapino and Sir Lucian Grainge and to several other figures before whom the industry genuflects as the calendar flips to the month of the same spelling. It’s midsummer; let the bronzing begin.

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8/2/21

On the occasion of their Lollapalooza performance, Primary Wave-managed AWAL duo Aly & AJ pause for a photo op with one of the Chicago fest’s most popular installations, an extremely lifelike animatronic replica of founder Perry Farrell.


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finneas noteable releases
8/2/21

Noteable, Spotify's content hub highlighting songwriters, producers and publishers, now has a flagship playlist: Noteable Releases.


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NEAR TRUTHS:
DEVELOPING STORIES
The kids are almighty. (8/2a)
LEADING OFF:
RON’S BIG RUN
Not your father's Columbia (8/2a)
ON THE COVER
Happier days are here again. (8/2a)
AN AUGUST HITS LIST
Look at the guns on these giants. (8/2a)
GRAMMY CHEW: SEEING BIEBER
It's high time for Justice in the Academy. (8/2a)
NEW & DEVELOPING ARTISTS
From tender shoots to mighty oaks.
MARKETSHARE MANIA
Let's do the numbers.
DELTA VARIANT
It is not the name of a Henry Miller novel.
IS IT TIME FOR ANOTHER ROCK STORY?
Could be. Dunno.