Sony Wraps Up Best Fiscal Year Yet
Republic Dominates Top 10
Rob Stringer’s Sony concludes its fiscal year at the end of this month, marking the company’s best year in recent memory. Republic is tracking to have six titles in this week’s Top 10, with Morgan Wallen far ahead. Meanwhile, TWICE will enjoy the top debut of the week, and Columbia’s Miley Cyrus is projecting nearly double her last release.
Women of Noisemakers
In commemoration of Women’s History Month, we’re presenting an interactive version of our recent cover image portraying the Women of Noisemakers. These are just a few of the many women we know making a mark on the business. Stay tuned for more faces. In the meantime, select anyone in the array to enlarge her image for a closer look.
New GM at Arista
Veronica Sanjines has joined Arista as general manager. Based in New York, she’ll report to label ruler David Massey.
Miranda Lambert Leaves Sony Nashville
Country star Miranda Lambert has announced via Twitter that she will be parting ways with her longtime label, Sony Nashville.
UMG and Deezer’s Joint Venture
UMG and Deezer have partnered to explore what the 3/15 joint announcement describes as “potential new economic models for music streaming that more fully recognize the value artists create.”
Larry Jackson Named Cartier Ambassador
In case you thought all Larry Jackson has done recently was launch his splashy, multifaceted new company, gamma, we’ve got news for you; LJ has also shared on his socials that he’s been named ambassador and “Friend of the Maison” by Cartier.
Morgan Wallen Takes the Lead
Following SZA’s 10-week reign atop the album chart with SOS, Morgan Wallen is beginning a reign of his own with his latest juggernaut, One Thing at a Time. The two albums are front-runners to finish at #1 in total activity for 2023.
TikTok Considers Split from ByteDance
TikTok is considering a split from its Chinese parent company, ByteDance, to help address the security concerns of U.S. regulators, Bloomberg reports.
In our latest roundup, we present eight more stars of tomorrow from various parts of the biz whose dedication and effort make their superiors look good.