It's the way all the biggest mob bosses did it. Republic owns the Top 3 and half of the Top 10. Oscar nominee. Among his big successes: Lil Durk, Trevor Daniel, Rod Wave and blackbear. Signs of 2021 being a turning point include momentum from Dua Lipa and big streams for hit CJ (now at 710k in activity and 172m+ worldwide streams on Spotify alone), as well as potential gains from Saweetie’s new cut with Doja Cat, Gee Roberson-repped newcomer Erica Banks and pending new music from prior breakout Ali Gatie. With that benediction, let’s take a quick look at the top stories at the dawn of 2021. Shape-shifting performance firebrand. in HITS Daily Double. HITS Daily Double : Rumor Mill - DUNGAN, JANICK JOINTLY SIGN THE BAND PERRY In their first joint venture, Universal Music Nashville chief Mike Dungan and Interscope topper John Janick have jointly inked multiplatinum, Grammy-winning trio The Band Perry. newromanticsinwonderland: According to the latest scuttlebutt from inside the Grammy camp, neither Taylor Swift nor Lorde is among the slated performers at Madison Square Garden on Music’s Biggest Night. Scooter Braun is once again putting mad points on the board with the same playbook that broke Biebs’ Purpose album wide open. Chart-ruling queen. Those in the know believe the formula for paid streams will be adjusted to 1,250:1, while ad-supported streams will be devalued to 5,000:1. Well, 2020 finally ended—even if seemed to take 10 years and the threads holding our democracy together continue to fray. Current label marketshare leader Janick will undoubtedly continue his run, though without longtime hitter Joie Manda. All eyes are now on Vine Street as insiders wonder how the new Capitol team will realign under Jeff Vaughn and Michelle Jubelirer, currently beginning their first official year atop the House that Barnett Built. There appeared to be some new players pulling strings behind the scenes, alongside the familiar figures in Nashville. Much attention is focused on developing acts Queen Naija and Toosii, while iann dior (featured on 24k Goldn’s smash) is emerging as another story for Elliot’s 10k. HITS Daily Double : Rumor Mill - ON RECORDS: SALES, SALES, ON SALE Just last week, for the first time in the digital era, a label employed a once-derid This track is pure magic, and its incredible rise is the essence of the new marketplace. Longtime INXS manager Christopher “CM” Mark Murphy died Saturday in Sydney, Australia, following a battle with Mantle Cell Lymphoma. Listen to the RCA talent's new single, "Roaring 20s," to find out why "flo milli shit" has entered the cultural lexicon. Tim Cook says Apple Music has topped 50m subscribers, including paid memberships and trials, a 2m spike from April. (1/15a), BIG CHANGES AT RCA: EDGE UPS PITTS TO PREZ, FLECK TO COO; RICCITELLI TO EXIT, Recalibrating for changing tastes. (1/15a), Turnaround specialist becomes a music man. The sounds of a brighter day to come? Rodrigo’s massive numbers have some insiders wondering if a new lane (powered in part by the emo kids who love Billie Eilish and their younger siblings) is emerging to challenge hip-hop’s dominance in the streaming sphere. It was rumored that several such deals would be announced before the end of the year due to tax issues, but it was pretty quiet on the catalog front until just after New Year’s, when perpetual disruptor Merck Mercuriadis announced blockbuster deals for Neil Young, Lindsey Buckingham, Jimmy Jam and Shakira catalogs as well as the acquisition of Jimmy Iovine’s producer points on some 259 songs (as well as a couple of films). In our new feature, Power Hitters, we shine a spotlight on the brilliant songwriters and producers behind the biggest smashes in the biz. (1/15a), As his song says, "Livin' the Dream." You may still be plotzed out from the holiday break, but you can bet Columbia boss Ron Perry’s 24/7 finding, signing and developing of projects has barely slowed down. Feb 7, 2019 - Grammy nominee (after six prior wins). (1/15a), BIG CHANGES AT RCA: EDGE UPS PITTS TO PREZ, FLECK TO COO; RICCITELLI TO EXIT, Recalibrating for changing tastes. Music industry news, rumors and innuendo updated frequently. Jess Rosen is mentioned in an article titled "Rumor Mill: OSBORNE TO SONY/ATV?" Over at Sony, RCA boss Peter Edge has made some upper-tier adjustments as the company pivots to address an evolving marketplace. Morgan Wallen has a very big #1 bow with his 30-track Big Loud/Republic set, Dangerous: The Double Album, which instantly becomes the top-streaming country album in history by a wide margin. The multi-platinum DJ and producer recently announced a record-breaking $60m two-year residency in Las Vegas. Geffen has a genuine breakout—and the biggest story of the new year—with young pop artist Olivia Rodrigo. Will Grammy showrunner Ben Winston save the Recording Academy from a dismal 2020 with a home-run telecast? (1/15a). This year sees one of the most problematic nomination slates in recent history, with baffling snubs in the Big Four and absurd oversights in several key genres. May you be safe and vaccinated in the near future, and may we continue to have a president rather than an emperor. Meanwhile, rumors are flying that new sets from Doja Cat and Brockhampton will be coming soon. These are the players who regularly step up to the plate and deliver a hit—and frequently drive it clear out of the park. WE’LL BE RIGHT BACK AFTER THIS:  The postponing of the Grammy show makes all kinds of sense given the dreadful situation in Southern California. The multiples, as any songwriter’s attorney will tell you with a mixture of glee and disbelief, have gone ga-ga. Will they ever come back down to earth? Still, label brass are said to be big believers in the partnership’s potent chemistry, even as they assess what’s shaping up to be one of the biggest JV deals in recent memory. BAD TUNES IN When touring resumes in earnest, meanwhile, Bieber’s return to the stage will be an important litmus test for the live sector. He’s upped erstwhile Urban Music head and ByStorm founder/chief Mark Pitts to President of the label and promoted Co-Prez John Fleckenstein to COO. Box-office breakout. Rodrigo is repped for legal by Kelly Vallon at Ziffren Brittenham. A CONVERSATION WITH... Interscope came into 2020 on a sustained roll, powered by a balanced two-pronged offense pairing established stars like Eminem , Maroon 5 , Selena Gomez and 5 Seconds of Summer , with a slew of next-gen breakthroughs Olivia Rodrigo sits atop our Streaming Songs chart after a historic first week. Its opening frame was double that of the #2 country streamer, Luke Combs’ What You See Ain't Always What You Get (Deluxe Edition), and equaled the totals of the other Top 4 country sets’ openings combined. The Kid LAROI is Big Red’s current meteor, while Ritt Momney is showing signs of reaching the next level. (1/14a), A messy divorce nears its resolution. ANY BUBBLY LEFT? Five of the Top 10 on 2020’s final chart are Lipman’s. © 2021 HITS Digital Ventures. All Rights Reserved. Shape-shifting performance … Justin Bieber has yet another giant—one of several now racking up major spins at Pop radio—suggesting that the Def Jam superstar may be on the verge of yet another huge chapter. Latest news in category Entertainment: CKay Joins Warner Music South Africa str8bussin - Twitch PS5 Not Playing 4K HDR Properly? We can now project that Morgan Wallen’s Big Loud/Republic set Dangerous: The Double Album will join the 200m streams club. HITS Daily Double : Rumor Mill - I.B. All Rights Reserved. Bring it on. Right out of the box, the House of Lipman (via Seth England’s Big Loud) has a giant set from country streaming phenom Morgan Wallen, which not only hit #1 but earned the biggest first-week streams of any country album ever with 228m. While the M Boys have prompted the spilling of much ink thanks to their inkings, the majors too have been shelling out for big troves (such as Dylan’s, a year-ending plum for Jody Gerson’s UMPG, which also just did a deal with top tunesmith/producer Louis Bell). Article from Sylvia Rhone’s Epic continues to burnish its brand as a key hip-hop destination, the result of stars like Travis Scott, Future and 21 Savage; the label has also made serious inroads in the Latin world with Black Eyed Peas. In another peek at our newly published Rainmakers volume, we retrace the transformation of Steve Cooper from turnaround specialist to forward-thinking CEO of Warner Music Group. The time is Golden Globe winner. (1/15a). How big? The deal to bring Tay’s chart-rocking catalog to the streaming service marks a true benchmark in the, um,... Taylor Swift’s music went back up on Spotify at midnight ET. A new single from DJ Khaled, "Shining," featuring Beyoncé and Jay Z dropped tonight at 8:30pm PST. When vaccination schedules and touring schedules meet. That strategy controlled vast DSP and radio bandwidth with multiple duets and features, and was coordinated with military precision in the months prior to the album drop. The Geffen star's "drivers license" racked up 62m on-demand audio streams, the second-most debut-week streams in the streaming era, trailing only Drake's "Gods Plan.". Its harbingers include smashes from 17-year-old Olivia Rodrigo and regular dude Morgan Wallen, a brilliant strategy that’s lifting Justin Bieber to new heights, a Mark Pitts post-up move at RCA and a prediction of fans returning to arenas this fall. He has two of the Top 3 albums on 2021’s first chart, as well as the aforementioned Rodrigo breakout. COPYRIGHT NOW: The term “going for a song” used to mean selling cheap, but that phrase may need to be retired given the stratospheric deals now routinely being cut for song catalogs. Chart-ruling queen. Monte will soon add a new Drake release to his hot hand. Article/NonVideo Interview. He was 66. Bad on emerging giants, evolving labels and ever-present challenges. Still, hopes continue to run high for a strong telecast in March, as producer Winston gets his first opportunity to leverage his deep relationships with the top artists of the day, working closely with Sussman. Her “drivers license” is a bona fide supernova, smashing nearly every streaming record in sight and further fueling John Janick’s mighty IGA. Word has it that the Recording Academy and former head Deborah Dugan are close to a settlement in the arbitration surrounding her ouster just 10 days before the 2020 Grammys. You May Also Be Interested In: December 17, 2020 Press Release The floodgates have opened, and the still-uncertain economic picture will undoubtedly cause more than a few more copyright owners to review offers. Golden Globe winner. He has served RCA with distinction over the years and is undoubtedly due for a spot in the Promo Exec Hall of Fame. In other Warner news, Lousada has taken up residency in L.A. for a month or so, pressing the flesh and kissing babies as part of a goodwill tour. HITS Daily Double : Rumor Mill - WE CAN BE HEROES… He was the Thin White Duke, the most glamorous man I’d ever seen. A pub contest is now in full swing, with multiple bidders and UMPG thought to have the inside track; manager Kristen Smith once worked for Universal Pub. OPENING PITCH: Beyond the nightmare of an attempted coup and the drama of the second impeachment, the year is starting out with big fireworks—in a good way—for the biz. Music industry news, rumors and innuendo. Investment house KKR has jumped into the game bigtime, too, landing a fat deal for Ron Laffitte-repped hitmaker Ryan Tedder’s capacious catalog. What else does industry trailblazer (and key voice for change) Rhone have in the hopper for ’21? What other moves are already underway to retool the Tower for a new era? (1/15a), Turnaround specialist becomes a music man. Oscar nominee. A settlement of the Academy’s arbitration with former boss Deb Dugan is also thought to be pending, which would be a welcome resolution for the beleaguered org. Box-office breakout. The first massive release of 2021 should finish the week with total activity in the 235-250k range, with two-thirds of that coming from 210-220m on-demand audio streams or 160-170k SEA. The Latin-American lads came up with a pretty cool concept for the visuals surrounding their forthcoming covers set, #VMAs: It’s rumored that multiple performers might be pulled from the event due to safety precautions…, SELPINK IN YOUR AREA! Rather than the step forward we were promised in terms of transparency, we got business as usual—with the slightly sinister aspect of insiders working the secret rooms feeling even more pronounced. Negotiations are reportedly hot and heavy; some are convinced Mosco will remain at UMG, but nothing’s done yet—and the competition is highly motivated to pick this deal off. Larry Mestel’s Primary Wave has also emerged as a major player in the space; his newest deals include Adele tunesmith Dan Wilson and the incomparable Stevie Nicks. View all. LINK. I.B. Sylvia and team are further seeing early global action on HVME and signs of promise from rapper DDG. RCA boss Peter Edge is making some changes as the House of Nipper navigates a rapidly evolving marketplace. Will Mosco’s Alamo continue its successful joint venture with Janick’s IGA? Close. Click here to read the full article,"Rumor Mill: OSBORNE TO SONY/ATV?" It's the way all the biggest mob bosses did it. HITS Daily Double : Rumor Mill AMATO. Well, 2020 finally ended—even if seemed to take 10 years and the threads holding our democracy together continue to fray. Check your registr…, “Laugh Now Cry Later” by @Drake and @lildurk is the most added track at Rhythmic radio this week…, #MidnightSky by @MileyCyrus is the most added track at Pop radio this week. With streaming’s continued expansion—even as most other things contract—there’s no reason to think they will. ANY BUBBLY LEFT? Longtime player Joe Riccitelli is exiting to start a new venture. HITS Daily Double : Rumor Mill - KEITH URBAN PULLS THE RIPCORD Interview by Holly Gleason It all started with a ganjo. Alabama-raised, Atlanta-based rapper Flo Milli has been chosen as Spotify's fourth U.S. RADAR artist. The sounds of a brighter day to come? Is Nipper on the verge of heating up again thanks to Top Dawg’s SZA, Andrew Watt-produced Miley Cyrus, Tate McRae, Top 5-bowing Jazmine Sullivan and the buzzing Flo Milli? Where do Elliot Grainge and Ethiopia Habtemariam, both of whom are helping drive the company’s biggest hits, fit into the overall game plan? HITS Daily Double : Rumor Mill - LADY GAGA HAS ALREADY WON (UPDATE) Grammy nominee (after six prior wins). Janick retains a quiver full of arrows, however, including pop’s most gravity-defying stars and multiple hot A&R sources—among them SCMG, LVRN, 10 Summers, Darkroom, Grade A and Todd Moscowitz’s Alamo. When vaccination schedules and touring schedules meet. HITS Daily Double : Rumor Mill - ANOTHER BATTLE FOR #1 (1/15a), As his song says, "Livin' the Dream." HITS Daily Double : Rumor Mill - NEAR TRUTHS: CALLING THE BALL GOING LONG: Super Bowl halftime-show talk has begun to center on Taylor, J.Lo and Roc Nation’s role. With the Biden-Harris inauguration serving as the historic backdrop, change is in the air—and on the airwaves, among other popular platforms. Taylor Swift’s latest appears to include real hits, Ariana Grande and Victor Victor’s Pop Smoke continue their phenomenal runs and The Weeknd should see a major bump with his Super Bowl halftime performance. HITS Daily Double : Rumor Mill - TAYLOR COMES HOME TO SPOTIFY Taylor Swift’s music went back up on Spotify at midnight ET. Dec 11, 2019 - WME has signed hitmaker Marshmello for representation. Insiders feel this will be the year that the Warner Records tandem of Aaron Bay-Schuck and Tom Corson turns the corner and realizes the great expectations invested in the team by Max Lousada. Even so, certain fundamental issues remain. HITS Daily Double : Rumor Mill - THE WEIGHTING IS THE HARDEST PART Presently, all streams are weighted equally, with 1,500 streams counted as one album. That this artist virtually nobody knew about on New Year’s Day now ranks among these giants is astounding. Wallen is one of a handful of young Nashville stars who know how to surf the waves of the new ecosystem. The Alamo boss has been developing talent quite effectively in the hip-hop sphere over the past 15 years (going back to his days with Liar), and the advent of the singles-driven streaming marketplace played right into his power alley. HITS Daily Double : Rumor Mill - A LATE-BREAKING CHART BATTLE? © 2021 HITS Digital Ventures. 3/14 was announced as the new date by Harvey Mason Jr., Ben Winston and Jack Sussman as it’s hoped the worst of the surge will be over and a significant number of vaccinations distributed by then. (1/14a), A messy divorce nears its resolution. Will he, too, be rolling out new music from a megastar early-ish in 2021? A similarly calibrated plan kicked Ariana Grande into overdrive. Who will fill those very big shoes? NOW to be sure that you’re registered to vote. HITS Daily Double : Rumor Mill - ARETHA FRANKLIN, 1942-2018. @BLACKPINK teams up with @selenagomez for new single #IceCream, out next Friday, Only 75 days left until November 3rd! Bieber’s 2020 set, Changes, was a minor departure from that playbook—and a mild disappointment commercially—but it doubtless contributed to the star’s ever-growing artistic credibility as his career began to reignite. It had the #2 opening week of the streaming era with 62m, surpassed only by Drake’s “God’s Plan.” In fact, Drake has three of the Top 5 songs and Cardi B the other.

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