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Billboard Magazine

Aug 07 2021
Magazine

Written for music industry professionals and fans. Contents provide news, reviews and statistics for all genres of music, including radio play, music video, related internet activity and retail updates.

‘Turned Haters To Consumers’: ‘Industry Baby’ Bows

BILLBOARD 200

BILLBOARD GLOBAL 200

Billboard

BMI CHRSISTIAN AWARDS 2021

Blackground To Bring Aaliyah’s Music Online • The singer’s biggest albums have been unavailable for a decade. Now her uncle, who founded her label, has a deal to release them on streaming services. But Aaliyah’s estate isn’t happy about it

The Shows Must Go On. But How? • Lollapalooza was expected to lead a wave of post-pandemic festivals. Instead, it’s offering a preview of an uncertain summer season

SONY DOES DOUBLE DUTY (AGAIN) • Disco-inflected songs from Silk Sonic and Dua Lipa dominate the publishers rankings, which feels like ‘That ’70s Showdown’

Europe’s Cruel, Cruel Summer • There’s pain in Spain as the resurgent pandemic brings new restrictions to live shows there, as well as in other European countries

SHARA SENDEROFF • Partner/President, Raised In Space Enterprises

TAKING TIME • Giveon has become R&B’s most relatable rising artist — thanks in part to a year-old hit

DIAMOND PLATNUMZ

MONICA STEPS OUT • The R&B legend on her upcoming independent debut album and love of country music

“ESSENCE”

Timbaland and Swizz Beatz • In a fast-changing live landscape, they proved that Verzuz not only had staying power, but could be profitable — and forged a new way to create generational wealth for Black artists

Labels/Distributors

‘I’m A Student Of The Game’ • ARTIST-TURNED-ENTREPRENEUR YO GOTTI THRIVES WITH NEW CMG-INTERSCOPE PARTNERSHIP

Real As It Gets • Hit singles and high-profile collaborations made LIL BABY a star. Community outreach made him a hero. As he grows his business, the onetime Atlanta hustler is still putting in the work — and staying true to who he has always been

Multisector

Turning Talk Into Action • FOR #THESHOWMUSTBEPAUSED AND THE BLACK MUSIC ACTION COALITION, THE WORK OF HOLDING THE INDUSTRY ACCOUNTABLE CONTINUES

Management

Streaming

The Greatest Showman • With a demanding Las Vegas residency and a new album that’s on track to be his most vital in years, a fired-up USHER isn’t ready to settle for legacy-artist status just yet

Publishing

Media

Agencies

Live

Business Management

Performing Rights

Smells Like Vinyl Spirit • ERIKA RECORDS FOUNDER LIZ DUNSTER, THE FIRST FEMALE OWNER OF A VINYL PRESSING PLANT, ON FOUR DECADES IN THE VINYL BUSINESS — AND HER WORK FOR NIRVANA, BOB MARLEY AND OTHER TOP ACTS

By The Numbers • Erika expanded its fleet of presses from eight to 42 in 2010. A look at the metrics behind the largest manufacturer of custom records and picture discs in the United States, which pressed first releases for No Doubt, Nirvana, Soundgarden, Sublime and many others

Chartbreaker Måneskin • With a Eurovision win and a viral cover smash, the Italian rock group has fans “Beggin’” for more


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Frequency: Every other week Pages: 78 Publisher: Penske Media Corporation Edition: Aug 07 2021

OverDrive Magazine

  • Release date: August 6, 2021

Formats

OverDrive Magazine

Languages

English

Written for music industry professionals and fans. Contents provide news, reviews and statistics for all genres of music, including radio play, music video, related internet activity and retail updates.

‘Turned Haters To Consumers’: ‘Industry Baby’ Bows

BILLBOARD 200

BILLBOARD GLOBAL 200

Billboard

BMI CHRSISTIAN AWARDS 2021

Blackground To Bring Aaliyah’s Music Online • The singer’s biggest albums have been unavailable for a decade. Now her uncle, who founded her label, has a deal to release them on streaming services. But Aaliyah’s estate isn’t happy about it

The Shows Must Go On. But How? • Lollapalooza was expected to lead a wave of post-pandemic festivals. Instead, it’s offering a preview of an uncertain summer season

SONY DOES DOUBLE DUTY (AGAIN) • Disco-inflected songs from Silk Sonic and Dua Lipa dominate the publishers rankings, which feels like ‘That ’70s Showdown’

Europe’s Cruel, Cruel Summer • There’s pain in Spain as the resurgent pandemic brings new restrictions to live shows there, as well as in other European countries

SHARA SENDEROFF • Partner/President, Raised In Space Enterprises

TAKING TIME • Giveon has become R&B’s most relatable rising artist — thanks in part to a year-old hit

DIAMOND PLATNUMZ

MONICA STEPS OUT • The R&B legend on her upcoming independent debut album and love of country music

“ESSENCE”

Timbaland and Swizz Beatz • In a fast-changing live landscape, they proved that Verzuz not only had staying power, but could be profitable — and forged a new way to create generational wealth for Black artists

Labels/Distributors

‘I’m A Student Of The Game’ • ARTIST-TURNED-ENTREPRENEUR YO GOTTI THRIVES WITH NEW CMG-INTERSCOPE PARTNERSHIP

Real As It Gets • Hit singles and high-profile collaborations made LIL BABY a star. Community outreach made him a hero. As he grows his business, the onetime Atlanta hustler is still putting in the work — and staying true to who he has always been

Multisector

Turning Talk Into Action • FOR #THESHOWMUSTBEPAUSED AND THE BLACK MUSIC ACTION COALITION, THE WORK OF HOLDING THE INDUSTRY ACCOUNTABLE CONTINUES

Management

Streaming

The Greatest Showman • With a demanding Las Vegas residency and a new album that’s on track to be his most vital in years, a fired-up USHER isn’t ready to settle for legacy-artist status just yet

Publishing

Media

Agencies

Live

Business Management

Performing Rights

Smells Like Vinyl Spirit • ERIKA RECORDS FOUNDER LIZ DUNSTER, THE FIRST FEMALE OWNER OF A VINYL PRESSING PLANT, ON FOUR DECADES IN THE VINYL BUSINESS — AND HER WORK FOR NIRVANA, BOB MARLEY AND OTHER TOP ACTS

By The Numbers • Erika expanded its fleet of presses from eight to 42 in 2010. A look at the metrics behind the largest manufacturer of custom records and picture discs in the United States, which pressed first releases for No Doubt, Nirvana, Soundgarden, Sublime and many others

Chartbreaker Måneskin • With a Eurovision win and a viral cover smash, the Italian rock group has fans “Beggin’” for more


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