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BEST OF 2016 & HOLIDAY MUSIC

It’s really hard to believe that the year is over already and that it’s time to prep for 2017. As we look back here at New Music Weekly we are so very grateful for another banner year as we continue to lead the charge in the New Music Revolution. Once again new artists and labels came to us by leaps and bounds and radio stations and their programmers continued to include all of their vital information to us for our weekly charts. Many supported our efforts through advertising and the like and this has helped us to keep the ball rolling strong especially for the smaller independent artists and their labels. This is the one issue each year where we pay tribute to the very best the year provided in song, by artists, bands and record labels. Many chose to participate in this issue in hopes of being recognized for our up and coming New Music Award nominations that will be revealed in the coming weeks. Please take some extra time to look at those artists and the many that grace our charts throughout this issue. All of them deserve your immediate attention and for our radio station programmers, we will be contacting you very soon to get your input on what worked best for you in 2016. This is also a special holiday issue as well. The outpouring of Christmas music from both the major and independent artists is at an all-time high. Even as of this writing the music is coming in and that is an indication that the spirit of the holidays is as strong as it’s ever been. You can see by our charts, especially in the AC arena just how many are already getting chart activity. If there are some songs that you as a programmer can’t get a hold of, please reach out to us here at NMW and we will see if we can help. We are also pleased to say that this is our final issue of 2016. It gives us a chance to reflect about all that has happened in 2016 musically and sets the course for the challenges that lay ahead. We’ve had the opportunity to break many new artists on our charts in 2016 and that is a homage to the many record and music promoters out there that continue to use New Music Weekly as a chart that can make a difference in breaking new artists and bands. All you have to do is look at the various charts in this issue to see just what we are talking about. Even as we prepare this particular issue, new music continues to pour in for tracking and airplay. Our job is to keep you apprised on those artists with new singles and songs and we are doing our very best to do just that. For the labels and artists that want to do some smart planning for 2017, now is the time. Keep in mind that starting in January, the holiday music will be over and many of our music and program directors will be “cleaning house”, taking out the old and looking for the new. That time is only a month away so if you are an artist or band looking for the best time to put out a new single or release, that time is coming up fast. The ones that make that move early will reap big rewards and get a jump on the competition so keep that in mind and get ready to make your move. As all of us know by now we have a new President, Congress and Senate and we hope and pray that things will begin to improve for everybody. This will have a profound impact on our music industry should the economy take a turn for the better. A good many of us share in the hope and the optimism that things will improve for the better and that we can keep serving you even stronger in 2017. New Music Weekly will continue to provide you the very best “tools for the trade” from our weekly charts, radio tracking and advertising opportunities. With our New Music Weekly Awards just around the corner, it will once again provide us the opportunity to honor recording artists, record labels, radio stations, their programmers and industry professionals that have played a critical part on our industry. All of us at New Music Weekly would like to wish our readers and subscribers a very Merry Christmas and an even better New Year. We will continue to be here for you as you have been here for us.

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American singer-songwriter and musician with a career that began in the 1960s, Neil Diamond has it all. He’s sold over 120 million records worldwide, making him one of the world’s best-selling artists of all time. He is the second most successful adult contemporary artist ever on the Billboard charts. His songs have been covered internationally by many performers from various musical genres. Diamond was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1984 and into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2011. Additionally, he received the Sammy Cahn Lifetime Achievement Award in 2000 and in 2011 was an honoree at Kennedy Center. On the Hot 100 and Adult Contemporary charts, he has had eleven No. 1 singles: “Cracklin’ Rosie,” “Song Sung Blue,” “Longfellow Serenade,” “I’ve Been This Way Before,” “If You Know What I Mean,” “Desiree,” “You Don’t Bring Me Flowers,” “America,” “Yesterday’s Songs,” “Heartlight,” and “I’m a Believer.” “Sweet Caroline” is played frequently at sporting events, and has become an anthem for the Boston Red Sox. With the holiday season upon us, nobody we know is more popular this time of year than Neil. He is out and about for the holidays with “Cherry Cheery Christmas” and has been visiting a good many of the national talk shows as well. This is our Best of 2016 and Holiday issue. All of us at New Music Weekly wish you very safe and wonderful Christmas and we look forward to all joining you for an even better 2017 New Year! 3


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Drops (Recurrents): Pitbull w/Flo Rida & LunchMoney Lewis “Greenlight”, Zay Hilfigerrr & Zayion McCall “Juju On That Beat”, DNCE “Body Moves”, Usher “Crash”

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TOP40 CHARTBOUND Leeland — Invisible (Essential/Provident/PLG) John Mayer — Love On The Weekend (Columbia)  Jason Derulo — Kiss The Sky (Beluga Heights/WB) Chainsmokers w/Phoebe Ryan — All We Know (Disruptor/Columbia) Adele — Water Under The Bridge (XL Recordings/Columbia) 

TOP40 UP & COMING Tove Lo — Cool Girl (Island/UMG) Renee Zawawi — Mom (PSP) Joey Canyon — I Can’t Start Loving You Again (Glo Dot) Dua Lipa — Blow Your Mind (WB/WEA) Rae Sremmurd w/Gucci Mane — Black Beatles (Eardrumma/Interscope) Lukas Graham — You’re Not There (WB/WEA)  Fergie — Life Goes On (Interscope) Drake — Fake Love (Young Money/Cash Money/Universal) Julie Ingram — One Chance (Longshot) Adrian Bal — Yuletime (Bal) Terry Barber — Christmas Once More (Revolv Music) Julie Ingram — Door Bell Party (Longshot) C2 & The Brothers Reed — Stereo (Ind) Billy Crain — Cold Feet (Slidebilly) Hey Violet — Guys My Age (Capitol) Flume w/Tove Lo — Say It (Mom & Pop Music) Anne Marie — Alarm (Major Tom`s/Atlantic) Haynie & Samuel — Another New Year (Ind)

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Britney Spears has teamed up with Tinashe for what appears to be a real solid winner. “Slumber Party” (RCA/RLG) is the jam that many of our programmers are falling all over. I’m also happy to report that the multi-talented Zara Larsson is back at the format with yet another gem. “Ain’t My Fault” (Epic) is the one that is well worth you spending some time on. Also getting much love at Top40 is my new favorite vocal group Fifth Harmony. Their latest and greatest in “That’s My Girl” (Syco Music/Epic) has to be one of their best singles yet. The vocals are out of this world and with our old pal Simon Cowell at the helm there are some even bigger things ahead for this super talented group of ladies. Newcomer James Arthur is getting some serious love and action for his new offering. “Say You Won’t Let Go” (Columbia) is finding its way on a number of our radio stations playlists and I’m not really surprised. If you are not up on this artist as of yet you most certainly need to be. Atlantic has been staying on the latest from Fitz And The Tantrums so they must think they have something here. “Hand Clap” (Atlantic) has been at the Hot AC format for month’s now and it’s finally making its way to Top40. It appears that the power brokers at the label have finally decided to make a move on this talented band. John Mayer is back and that could be a good thing. “Love On The Weekend” (Columbia) gets him back in the game so we’ll have to see how this all pans out for him in the weeks to come. The pairing of the Weekend with Daft Punk appears to be a regular thing. The team now takes the single “I Feel It Coming” (XO/Universal Republic) out for a spin so they must believe that they have a new formula that is working. Hailee Steinfeld & Grey along with super producer and mixer Zedd are pulling out all the stops. “Starving” (Republic/Universal) is the masterpiece that appears to be making magic all over radio. The other super mixer/producer Calvin Harris is finding more love at the format. “My Way” (Columbia) is the gem that many of our music and program directors are raving about and that should tell you something. Ariana Grande has teamed up with Nicki Mimaj for a solid winner. “Side By Side” (Republic) is the track that finds these two making beautiful music together. Lukas Graham is back at the Top40 with yet another gem. “You’re Not There” (WB/WEA) is the one that is getting a big thumbs up from radio programmers. Another pairing that is breaking so big that we can barely keep up is the Rae Sremmurd and Gucci Mane monster hit. “Black Beatles” (Eardrumma/Interscope) is the jam that everybody is raving about and for good reason. This has #1 written all over it my friends. Adele is back at the format with another smash hit. “Water Under The Bridge” (XL Recordings/ Columbia) is her latest and greatest and can she do anything wrong? I guess not. Renee Zawawi has a good thing going and make no mistake about it. Her new single “Mom” (PSP) the follow-up to her smash hit single “Happy Hour” is now moving fast and furious up our Top40 charts. She is most certainly an artist to consider for our up and coming New Music Weekly Awards. Another artist that needs to be on that list is Chuck Murphy. He has had a banner 2016 and his new single “Peace Be With You” (One West Music) is an even greater reason to throw your support his way for the NMA Awards. Jimmy White is also an artist that needs to be considered for this year’s New Music Awards. His latest in “Miserable Man”(828) is nothing short of brilliant as most of the songs he writes and produces. John Ratliff and his band Receptacle are also deserving of your attention. “Oh My” is the gem from them that has garnered some real solid and impressive numbers. This is our final column for 2016 and what a year this has been at Top40. Please take a real good look at all of the artists and songs on our charts and keep them in mind for the up and coming New Music Weekly Awards. We will be talking to many of you at radio to get your feedback Happy holidays to you and we’ll be back at it very early in 2017 when we will continue our on-going New Music Revolution.

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Fergie — Life Goes On (Interscope) Weeknd w/Daft Punk — I Feel It Coming (XO/Universal Republic) RaeLynn — Love Triangle (WB/WEA) Rihanna — Love On The Brain (Westbury Road/Roc Nation) Shawn Mendes — Mercy (Island) Michael Rapp — Christmas Is For Kids (Stage Too) Machine Gun Kelly w/Camila Cabello — Bad Things (Bad Boy/Interscope) Julie Ingram — Door Bell Party (Longshot) Julie Ingram — One Chance (Longshot) Adrian Bal — Yuletime (Bal) Britney Spears w/Tinashe — Slumber Party (RCA/RLG) Drake — Fake Love (Young Money/Cash Money/Universal) Niall Horan — This Town (Capitol) DJ Khaled w/N. Minaj, C. Brown, A. Alsina — Do You Mind (We The Best/Epic) Amine — Caroline (Universal Republic)

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1 1 EILEEN CAREY — In The Air (Rolley Coaster) 3 2 MICHAEL RAPP — Christmas Is For Kids (Stage Too) 2 3 RACHEL WOZNOW — Firestorm (Ind) 4 4 GINA CUTILLO — Keep On (Ind) 7 5 CHUCK MURPHY — Peace Be With You (One West Music) 6 6 JIMMY WHITE — Miserable Man (828) 5 7 JOHN RATLIFF W/RECEPTACLE — Oh My (Ind) 11 8 RENEE ZAWAWI — Mom (PSP) 8 9 JOEY CANYON — I Can’t Start Loving You Again (Glo Dot) — 10 JULIE INGRAM — One Chance (Longshot) — 11 ADRIAN BAL — Yuletime (Bal) — 12 TERRY BARBER — Christmas Once More (Revolv Music) — 13 JULIE INGRAM — Door Bell Party (Longshot) 9 14 C2 & THE BROTHERS REED — Stereo (Ind) 10 15 BILLY CRAIN — Cold Feet (Slidebilly) 12 16 FLUME W/TOVE LO — Say It (Mom & Pop Music) 13 17 HAYNIE & SAMUEL — Another New Year (Ind) 14 18 YUNG YIZZO — Chill (SNG Music Group) 15 19 CHRISTOPHER BROTHERS — Let Me Out (Ind) 16 20 BRANDY MOSS SCOTT — Hello Stranger (Heavenly Tunes) More to come . . .

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TOP40/CHR REPORTERS DUCK-FM/Barstow, CA PD: Mike Garcia Top Five Chainsmokers w/Halsey “Closer” Weeknd w/Daft Punk “Starboy” DJ Snake w/Justin Bieber “Let Me Love You” Twenty One Pilots “Ride” Ariana Grande w/Nicki Mimaj “Side By Side” No Adds

KDMS-AM/El Dorado, AR PD: Dan Murphy Top Five Andy Grammer “Fresh Eyes” Leeland “Invisible” Ariana Grande w/Nicki Mimaj “Side By Side” Bruno Mars “24K Magic” Lady Gaga “Perfect Illusion” No Adds

KDUC-FM/Barstow, CA PD: Michael Garcia Top Five Chainsmokers w/Halsey “Closer” Weeknd w/Daft Punk “Starboy” DJ Snake w/Justin Bieber “Let Me Love You” Twenty One Pilots “Ride” Ariana Grande w/Nicki Mimaj “Side By Side” No Adds

Kicks106/Cookeville, TN GM/OM: Scott Stevens PD: Jeff Page Top Five Fifth Harmony w/Fetty Wap “All In My Head” Tory Lanez “Luv” Lady Gaga “Perfect Illusion” Bruno Mars “24K Magic” Train “Play That Song” Adds Fergie “Life Goes On” (21)

KKCK-FM/Marshall, MN MD: Russ Berreth Top Five Maroon 5 w/Kendrick Lamar “Don’t Wanna Know” Bruno Mars “24K Magic” Weeknd w/Daft Punk “Starboy” Ariana Grande w/Nicki Mimaj “Side By Side” X Ambassadors “Unsteady” Adds DJ Khaled w/Nicki Minaj, Chris Brown, August Alsina “Do You Mind” (15) Amine “Caroline” (15) Bebe Rexha “I Got You” (15)

KLBQ-FM/El Dorado, AR PD: Dan Murphy Top Five Andy Grammer “Fresh Eyes” Leeland “Invisible” Ariana Grande w/Nicki Mimaj “Side By Side” Bruno Mars “24K Magic” Lady Gaga “Perfect Illusion” No Adds

KLQQ-FM/Sheridan, WY PD: Russ Davidson Top Five Gina Cutillo “Keep On” Color Canvas “Love Your Life” Jimmy White “Miserable Man” Eileen Carey “In The Air” Lion In The Mane “Can’t Get Enough” Adds Michael Rapp “Christmas Is For Kids” (28)

KLZY-FM/Salina, KS GM/OM: Chris Williams PD: Dustin Williams Top Five Michael Rapp “Christmas Is For Kids” Rachel Woznow “Firestorm” Color Canvas “Love Your Life” Gina Cutillo “Keep On” Autumn Zero “Take Me Back” No Adds

KMJY-FM/Solomon, KS PD: Dustin Williams Top Five Michael Rapp “Christmas Is For Kids” Rachel Woznow “Firestorm” Dominic Francesco “Tonight’s The Night” Autumn Zero “Take Me Back” Color Canvas “Love Your Life” No Adds

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KNRQ-FM/Eugene, OR Top Five Bruno Mars “24K Magic” Ariana Grande w/Nicki Mimaj “Side By Side” Weeknd w/Daft Punk “Starboy” Hailee Steinfeld & Grey w/Zedd “Starving” Train “Play That Song” No Adds

KPLT-FM/Paris, TX GM/OM: Dave Johnson PD: Dano Dodd MD: Monnie Dodd Top Five Major Lazer w/Justin Bieber & Mo “Cold Water” Niall Horan “This Town” Twenty One Pilots “Heathens” Ariana Grande w/Nicki Mimaj “Side By Side” Martin Garrix & Bebe Rexha “In The Name Of Love” Adds Weeknd w/Daft Punk “I Feel It Coming” (35) Machine Gun Kelly w/Camila Cabello “Bad Things” (35)

KPLT-AM/Paris, TX GM/OM: Dave Johnson PD: Dano Dodd Top Five Major Lazer w/Justin Bieber & Mo “Cold Water” Niall Horan “This Town” Twenty One Pilots “Heathens” Ariana Grande w/Nicki Mimaj “Side By Side” Martin Garrix & Bebe Rexha “In The Name Of Love” Adds Weeknd w/Daft Punk “I Feel It Coming” (35) Machine Gun Kelly w/Camila Cabello “Bad Things” (35)

KSPI-FM/Stillwater, OK GM/OM: David Harrison PD: Jay McRae APD: jason kranz Top Five DJ Snake w/Justin Bieber “Let Me Love You” Weeknd w/Daft Punk “Starboy” Rachel Woznow “Firestorm” Alessia Cara “Scars To Your Beautiful” Chainsmokers w/Halsey “Closer” Adds Terry Barber “Christmas Once More” (39) Julie Ingram “Door Bell Party” (39) Julie Ingram “One Chance” (39) Adrian Bal “Yuletime” (39) Weeknd w/Daft Punk “I Feel It Coming” (39) Britney Spears w/Tinashe “Slumber Party” (39) Drake “Fake Love” (39)

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WKNY-FM/Kinston, NY MD: Warren Lawrence Top Five DJ Snake w/Justin Bieber “Let Me Love You” Twenty One Pilots “Heathens” Chainsmokers w/Halsey “Closer” Shawn Mendes “Treat You Better” Color Canvas “Love Your Life” Adds Rihanna “Love On The Brain” (14) Shawn Mendes “Mercy” (14) RaeLynn “Love Triangle” (7)

WKNY-AM/Kingston, NY PD: Linda Rosnerwkny MD: Warren Lawrence Top Five DJ Snake w/Justin Bieber “Let Me Love You” Twenty One Pilots “Heathens” Chainsmokers w/Halsey “Closer” Shawn Mendes “Treat You Better” Color Canvas “Love Your Life” Adds Rihanna “Love On The Brain” (14) Shawn Mendes “Mercy” (14) RaeLynn “Love Triangle” (7)

WKXD-FM/Cookeville, TN GM/OM: Scott Stevens Top Five Fifth Harmony w/Fetty Wap “All In My Head” Tory Lanez “Luv” Lady Gaga “Perfect Illusion” Bruno Mars “24K Magic” Train “Play That Song” Adds Fergie “Life Goes On” (21)

WMQT-FM/Marquette, MI PD: Jim Koski Top Five Maroon 5 w/Kendrick Lamar “Don’t Wanna Know” John Legend “Love Me Now” Train “Play That Song” Bruno Mars “24K Magic” Chainsmokers w/Halsey “Closer” Adds Niall Horan “This Town” (11)

WBC-FM/Cookeville, TN GM/OM: Scott Stevens PD: Jeff Page Top Five Fifth Harmony w/Fetty Wap “All In My Head” Tory Lanez “Luv” Lady Gaga “Perfect Illusion” Bruno Mars “24K Magic” Train “Play That Song” Adds Fergie “Life Goes On” (21)

WBXE-FM/Cookeville, TN GM/OM: Scott Stevens PD: Tim Scruggs Top Five Fifth Harmony w/Fetty Wap “All In My Head” Tory Lanez “Luv” Lady Gaga “Perfect Illusion” Bruno Mars “24K Magic” Train “Play That Song” Adds Fergie “Life Goes On” (21)

WEDB-FM/Dublin, GA PD: Bobby Dee Top Five Adele “Send My Love” Pink “Just Like Fire” Justin Timberlake “Can’t Stop The Feeling” Color Canvas “Love Your Life” Charlie Puth w/Tyga “One Call Away” Adds Michael Rapp “Christmas Is For Kids” (29)

WJDQ-FM/Meridian, MS PD: Lee Taylor Top Five Kiiara “Gold” Chainsmokers w/Halsey “Closer” Major Lazer w/Justin Bieber & Mo “Cold Water” Twenty One Pilots “Heathens” Shawn Mendes “Treat You Better” No Adds

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Adele is back on the AC40 with yet another music masterpiece. “Water Under The Bridge” (XL Recordings/Columbia) showcases additional strengths that she has and just when you thought she may have peaked you can forget about it. John Mayer is back at the format and that is always a good thing. His new “Love On The Weekend” (Columbia) is at the top of the add list from many of our music and program directors and that is no real surprise. John fits the format perfectly and hopefully he’ll stay focused and no worry so much about all of his personal situations. Only time will tell on that one. Kaleo has a hit building strong at radio. “Way Down We Go” (Atlantic) is the gem that we are talking about and this track will be well worth your time. Lukas Graham is as hot as any new male artist at Hot AC radio. “You’re Not There” (WB/WEA) gives us an even better look from an artist that should be around for a long time to come. We’ll see how this track plays out in time but so far so very good. Shawn Mendes is another young male artist that is just killing it at radio. “Mercy” (Island) is his latest and greatest and what an amazing run this kid has had in such a short period of time. Thank you social media and You Tube. Kelly Clarkson is always the darling of AC radio. One of the busiest female recording artists around juggling family and career, she keeps the music fires burning ever so bright as her new “It’s Quiet Uptown” (RRP/Atlantic) takes flight. Recording artist James Arthur is getting his music groove on and make no mistake about that. “Say You Won’t Let Go” (Columbia) is the gem that we are talking about. The song is a breakout hit and our radio panel tells us that the response on this new one is off the charts. If it’s close to Christmas time, there is no better format to embrace than that of AC radio. Neil Diamond is out and about for the holidays and that’s always a welcome sight. He’s taking his “Cherry Cheery Christmas” (Ind) out for a spin and is visiting a good many of the national talk shows as well. Sarah McLachlan has released “Have Yourself A Merry Little Xmas” (Arista/RLG) just in the nick of time and our music and program directors are all over this one. Julie Ingram has “Door Bell Party” (Longshot) out and about. Michael Rapp and his “Christmas Is For Kids” (Stage Too) is becoming a real classic. Adrian Bal is celebrating big time with “Yuletime” (Bal). Terry Barber is breaking with “Christmas Once More” (Revolv Music) and for crossover fun check out newcomer Johnny Dan and his brilliant “A Truck Driver’s Christmas” (Big Hammer) that is really out of this world. Brandy Moss Scott has had a banner 2016 and make no mistake about it. She a serious consider for this year’s New Music Awards just as her new “Hello Stranger” (Heavenly Tunes) breaks big time all over radio. Chuck Murphy should also be on your list for some NMA nominations as his new “Peace Be With You” (One West) breaks big time from this format to Country and Top40. Jimmy White has also had an amazing 2016 and his new “Miserable Man” (828) is closing in on the top of the charts in record time. Andy Grammer has a good thing going as “Fresh Eyes” (S Curve/EMI) continues to build strong. One Republic are back with yet another hit in “Kids” (Mosley Music/Interscope). John Ratliff and his band Receptacle have had a stellar 2016. Their single “Oh My” has been the surprise hit of the year so far according to many. Wrabel also needs to be applauded for the work on “11 Blocks” (Epic). Newcomer Renee Zawawi who dazzled us with her debut hit “Happy Hour” also deserves your love and attention. Her new “Mom” single is the talk of the town and for good reason, it’s stunning. This is our very special Best of 2016 and Holiday Special. All of the artists and bands in this issue should be considered for this year’s New Music Awards. This is also our year-end issue. Have a very Merry Christmas and an even better 2017.

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Dianne

With the multi-platinum success of their band Good Charlotte, it’s easy to forget that its founders, twin brothers Joel and Benji Madden, were once small-town boys from Southern Maryland, who could only dream of hitting the big time in the music industry. “We created the band in our bedroom,” Joel says.

new band called The Madden Brothers — a moniker whose simplicity reflects their earnest desire to express who they truly are. “Harvey Leeds, the guy who discovered us, used to say, ‘You’re like The Everly Brothers. Why would you be in a band? You should just be The Brothers,’ Benji recalls. “So the idea was to not hide behind a band name or a genre, write some songs, and find someone to record them and help us deliver the truest picture of who we are musically.”

Both sides of Greetings From California… reflect The Madden Brothers’ easygoing, West Coast-influenced creative spirit, hence the title, which was also inspired by what they consider a full-circle journey making the record. It began to take shape during a visit to see their friend Pharrell Williams in Miami in early 2012. They had just come off an 18-month tour supporting Good Charlotte’s 2010 album Cardiology and had been talking about doing an album together, just the two of them.

“We were sleeping in When you strip away the live theatrics and fancy the same bed wearing production, Benji and Joel are classic pop songwriters at heart, in possession of a killer knack for melody, and heartfelt story-telling. They showcase winter coats in a house harmony, “We went to see Pharthese gifts on The Madden Brothers’ debut album, Greetings From California…, which Capitol Records that didn’t have heat will release this fall. The album is split into two “sides,” rell because he’s somefirst filled with upbeat, sunny pop-rock produced talking about what it was the by their long-time collaborator Eric Valentine, who one we really love and also produced Good Charlotte’s The Young and the going to be like2016 when ourNRH Hopeless and 2004’s The Chronicles& of Life and Dianne’s Top40 respect,” - Joel Death. With a cheery vibe and harmonies reminiscent The Beach Boys and the Phil Spector sound, Side band makes it,” - Benji of1 features several hook-happy stand-outs, including

AC Top40 #1 single “Ten Thousand More” is available for download at all major outlets online. Of course, they did make it. With their 5 full length albums, Good Charlotte have sold over 10 million copies worldwide, attracted an international fanbase, played headlining shows and festivals around the world, and earned a place in history with their radio-ready pop-punk sound captured on such albums as their 3xplatinum breakthrough The Young and the Hopeless. In the process, Joel and Benji have become international stars. In 2011, Joel was invited to appear as a coach on the highly rated Australian version of The Voice, which has just begun airing its new season. This year, Benji joins Joel as a coach on the upcoming season of The Voice Kids. The brothers also own and operate a fully functional recording studio in Hollywood where they write, record, and produce music for other artists. All the Maddens have ever wanted to do is make meaningful music. “We’ve always had the desire to do something timeless that could outlive us, “Benji says. They have already done that. The Young and the Hopeless was a genre-changing album, and they were only 22 when they made it. Turns out, though, it was only just the beginning. Joel and Benji have started a

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the soulful, ’60s-inspired and lyrically unapologetic “We Are Done,” the unabashedly poppy “Dear Jane,” (with lead vocals by Benji, who sings lead of half of the album’s tracks), and the urgent love song “Out of My Mind.” “We knew we needed to work with Eric,” Joel says. “There’s a magic that happens when the three of us get in a room together. He really knows how to pull the best stuff out of us, not to mention he’s an incredible musician and writer himself.”

On Side Two, The Maddens’ radiant sibling harmonies are again front and center on songs like “California Rain” and “Brother,” but the music is more earthy, with a warm blend of folk, Southern rock, and ’70s-era FM pop. To get the sound, the guys turned to Grammy Award-winning producer Joe Chiccarelli, known for his work with The White Stripes, The Strokes, The Shins, Boy and Bear, and many others. “We’ve never had a really organic and natural recording, where it was just us kind of naked and not hiding behind walls of guitars and production,” Benji says. “Joe can capture that unvarnished quality and make it sound great. He’s one of the last great classic record-makers.”

“Benji brought an acoustic guitar and it felt like a repeat of us leaving home at 18 for California with just an acoustic guitar. Pharrell recognized that we wanted to make classic, California rock and roll and drew comparisons to the Eagles which inspired us even more. We wrote “California Rain” together that night.” The beginning of Side Two, “California Rain” marked a turning point for Benji and Joel. Lyrically, the song tells the story of the brothers’ East Coast to West Coast journey: “Let me take you back before the lights, before the crowd, before we made a sound / All I wanted was to make my mother proud / She told me ‘Son, we’re from the side of town, no one ever makes it out.’” “It’s about the dream,” Benji says. “It’s about the music industry. California is a magical place, and we liken it to the dream.” “We definitely wanted the song to be epic, because California is epic to us,” Joel says. “The song sums up our experience — past, present, and future. We still believe in the dream. We still believe that some kid somewhere can leave home with an acoustic guitar like we did, a backpack, and 40 bucks, and hitchhike down the road and make it to California.”

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Remember the last time you went to a chain restaurant to celebrate someone’s birthday and the restaurant’s staff substituted a restaurant’s unique hand clapping “happy birthday” song for the traditional song? Did you give any thought as to why they didn’t use the traditional song?

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Well, consider one further fact: A reported $2,000,000 in licensing fees have been paid annually to Warner Music Group who claims copyright ownership since a 1988 acquisition of several musical holdings which included the well known 120 year old “Happy Birthday to You” song. However, many dispute Warner’s copyright claim, arguing that the song is in “public domain”, available to anyone to use a musician, at some point, the city of withoutIffeeyou’re payment. Nashville will be in your plans. i c C i t yfee US A DueMtou sWarner’s dehas earned its namemands, is it any wonder For decades, asthatsake. the last time you heard piring young, andsingnot restaurant personnel so young country artists ing a “happy birthday” song have packed up words all of differing from the belongings andtheir melody known sinceand the moved to the birthplace 1890s? Especially when of the country music we using classic song as withall know it. A few were out payment of fee to Warner overnight successes. could incur a $150,000 copyIt took a while right violationothers penalty. to make a splash. A n d s t itol lNew o t hMuers Subscribers f o u n d o d d j o b s a d sic Weekly may recall nin waited years, and finally “The Gavel” article a dozen gotago theira break. years discussion of While it’s true not “Happy Birthday to You” everybody that sets out to becomewhich a country superstar copyright disputes and uncertainties existed at that makes the gradein fact, it’s hard to be considered in time, with Warner’s claim for copyright privileges until the Of Nashville elite as anownership “A” listerdoesn’t stop 2030! course, copyright canthat be worth millions many from finding out what all the fuss is about. to members of the music industry. Nashville is still country music’s home. But it’s quickly becoming the home for artists of all genres to see, and be seen. There is one particular area that Nashville is suc-

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Now imagine for the moment that you are attending a one room school house at age 7 in 1893. As you enter at 8:00 a.m. with your books in your arms your two teachers greet you singing: “ Good morning to you, Good morning you, cessful in keeping traditional, and deems it to important Good morning, dear children, Good morning to all.” enough every year to draw radio station programmers and music directors to the city. Sure, it’s a party to most accounts these lyrics were writtenCRSand sung someBy extent, but the Country Radio Seminaris to a melody which eventually became famous as the “Birthday not duplicated anywhere in the country by any other Song”format. melody, by two sisters from Kentucky, Mildred J. radio HillThere’s and Patty Smith Hill. who wascountry born in music 1868, was a lot to be saidPatty, about your a nursery school and kindergarten school teacher. Mildred, superstar. I take notice and pride in the fact that when who was born in 1859, had been a kindergarten school an artist wins an award, more times than not, they will teacher but then a composer and musical scholar. thank RADIO as became part of being their success. Country artists take the timeThe to consensus talk to of opinion isand thatinMilstations, dred came up with this turn their audimelody in 1893, ence base, andPatty added the simple make them feel lyrics, for the teachers like they’re part to greet their o f t h e f a m students i l y. as they entered Because, really, the classroom mornthe listenereach is to ing. In early t h e t r u e c o u n1900s the lyrics for the try music artist.melody were And vice changed versa. to include the popular That’s why radio “Happy Birthday stations like the to You” phenomenon.... legendary WSM andknown the copyright are world- disputes and uncertainwide. tiesCountry referredprogrammers to in THE GAVEL article a dozenand years mingle with artists at- ago haveseminars continued , and now twoboth parties await a court decision tend each year that inform and entertain. from a hearing last week in the United States District Court Networking is everything. And it is much easier now in Los Angeles relating to a current “Birthday” lawsuit. than ever before to network and never spend a dime on hotels, meals, and functions. But then, you miss out on the true meaning of CRS. Shaking hands. Have a beverage. Share ideas. No matter WHAT you do in

IS WARNER/CHAPPELL EXTRACTING MILLIONS OF DOLLARS IN UNLAWFUL LICENSING FEES?

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Defendant Warner claims the 1988 acquisition includes valid copyright ownership, and that due to the 1962 Copyright Act extension, and then the 1998 Sonny Bono Copyright Term Extension Act, its ownership interest does not expire until 2030! Therefore, until the court issues its decision (expected this month or next) the debate continues between two groups of thought as to whether or not the Happy Birthday song still enjoys (or for that matter, ever enjoyed) copyright protection. If the court decides Warner does not have valid copyright interest, it will potentially owe millions of dollars in recently demanded fees. However, the court could uphold the Warner/Chappell copyright claim.... or, decide that it is not appropriate to make a decision without a trial..... to be scheduled in 2016? 2017? So don’t light those birthday candles and sing until you receive the court’s decision. The present issue arose when a Jennifer Nelson, who was making a documentary about the Happy Birthday song, faced a demand by Warner (still claiming copyright ownership) to pay a $1,500 licensing fee if she used the song. Warner’s copyright claimed fees encouraged others to initiate a suit against Warner/Chappell seeking a court decision invalidating any copyright claim to the song, putting the song in public domain. Warner claims the 1935 copyright registration (which changed hands but eventual was part of Warner’s 1988 acquisition of musical holdings) is valid. But the lawsuit claims: “...defendant Warner/Chappell boldly, but wrongfully and unlawfully, insists that it owns the copyright to Happy Birthday to You...and has extracted millions of dollars in unlawful licensing fees...” Warner/Chappell firmly disagrees. In an effort to have the court make an immediate decision in advance of any trial, both sides have asked the court for a Summary Judgment decision (that is that their side has such over-powering proof of its position that the judge can rule in their favor without waiting to conduct a trial). Each side presented their evidence in a court hearing last week.

The plaintiffs claim that copyright protection ended prior to the 1935 registration of the song, emphasizing that simply because a copyright is registered does not necessarily mean the registrant has valid copyright protection.. The plaintiffs argue that the 1935 registration is illusory...and point out that the 1909 copyright law (in effect at that time) required material published prior to 1923 be accompanied by copyright ownership notice. Smoking gun? Plaintiffs recently located 1922 songbook which includes a copy of the Happy Birthday song with no accompanying copyright notice. Therefore the Plaintiffs’ anti-copyright position is that the song’s copyright protection ended prior to Warner’s claimed 1935 copyright.

This article is provided for entertainment purposes and is not intended to answer specific legal questions for which you should consult an attorney, nor intended to give legal advice or opinion, nor create an attorney/client relationship

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AC REPORTERS WDNH-FM/Honesdale, PA GM/OM: Vince Benedetto PD: George Schmitt MD: Paul Ciliberto Top Five Alessia Cara “Scars To Your Beautiful” Maroon 5 w/Kendrick Lamar “Don’t Wanna Know” Bruno Mars “24K Magic” Weeknd w/Daft Punk “Starboy” Train “Play That Song” Adds Fergie “Life Goes On” (5)

WJER-FM/Dover, OH PD: Bob Scanlon MD: Eric St. John Top Five Nicole Sheehan “Stuck At 17” Sean Cooney “Brooklyn” John Ratliff w/Receptacle “Oh My” Jimmy White “Miserable Man” Eileen Carey “In The Air” Adds Julie Ingram “Door Bell Party” (7) Julie Ingram “One Chance” (7) Adrian Bal “Yuletime” (7) Terry Barber “Christmas Once More” (7)

WJER-AM/Dover, OH PD: Laurel Schonbrun MD: Eric St. John Top Five Nicole Sheehan “Stuck At 17” Sean Cooney “Brooklyn” John Ratliff w/Receptacle “Oh My” Jimmy White “Miserable Man” Eileen Carey “In The Air” Adds Julie Ingram “Door Bell Party” (7) Julie Ingram “One Chance” (7) Adrian Bal “Yuletime” (7) Terry Barber “Christmas Once More” (7)

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WRRW-FM/Williamsburg, VA PD: Ed Lang Top Five Robb Moss “Bone Yard” REM “Losing My Religion” Pink Floyd “Free Four” Martin Rafferty “Best Shoes” Cavalry “Blue” Adds Al Krause w/Tony Lucca “State Of Emergency” (7) Josh Swenson “I’m Coming Home” (7) Allen Luman Band “I Don’t Get The Blues” (7) Cavalry “Blue” (7) Martin Rafferty “Best Shoes” (7) Pink Floyd “Free Four” (7) REM “Losing My Religion” (7)

WVIN-FM/Bath, NY PD: Dee Thompson MD: Ray Ross Top Five Twenty One Pilots “Heathens” Shawn Mendes “Treat You Better” Katy Perry “Rise” Ben Rector “Brand New” Tim McGraw “Humble And Kind” Adds Train “Merry Christmas Everybody” (10) Brandy Moss Scott “Hello Stranger” (7)

WWRR-FM/Scranton, PA GM/OM: Paul Ciliberto PD: Erik Lane Top Five Alessia Cara “Scars To Your Beautiful” Maroon 5 w/Kendrick Lamar “Don’t Wanna Know” Bruno Mars “24K Magic” Weeknd w/Daft Punk “Starboy” Train “Play That Song” Adds Fergie “Life Goes On” (5)

“Britney Spears and Tinashe are getting early spins for “Slumber Party” (RCA/RLG) Jason Kranz/KSPI (Stillwater, OK)

WKYA-FM/Central City, KY PD: Stan Barnett Top Five Calvin Harris w/Rihanna “This Is What You Came For” Adele “Send My Love” Coldplay w/Beyonce “Hymn For The Weekend” Justin Timberlake “Can’t Stop The Feeling” Pink “Just Like Fire” No Adds

WOCO-FM/Oconto, WI PD: Larry Kaszynski Top Five X Ambassadors “Unsteady” Shawn Mendes “Treat You Better” Charlie Puth w/Selena Gomez “We Don’t Talk Anymore” Twenty One Pilots “Ride” Kiiara “Gold” Adds Terry Barber “Christmas Once More” (7)

WQRW-FM/Wellsville, NY PD: Dee Thompson Top Five Twenty One Pilots “Heathens” Shawn Mendes “Treat You Better” Katy Perry “Rise” Ben Rector “Brand New” Tim McGraw “Humble And Kind” Adds Train “Merry Christmas Everybody” (10) Brandy Moss Scott “Hello Stranger” (7)

WQXQ-FM/Central City, KY PD: Stan Barnett Top Five Calvin Harris w/Rihanna “This Is What You Came For” Adele “Send My Love” Coldplay w/Beyonce “Hymn For The Weekend” Justin Timberlake “Can’t Stop The Feeling” Pink “Just Like Fire” No Adds

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“Jason Aldean & “Any Ol’ Barstool” (Broken Bow) is a top add here” Eddie Plummer/WFLE (Flemingsburg, KY)

“Johnny Dan & “A Truck Drivers Christmas” (Big Hammer) is taking off for us” Art Duravage/WIDE (Troy, NY)

“The Weeknd w/ Daft Punk “I Feel It Coming” (Universal Republic) is on fire” Dano/KPLT (Paris, TX)

“Carrie Underwood’s “Dirty Laundry” (19/ Arista Nashville) ranks #1 for us this week” Chris Diestler/KQBA (Santa Fe, NM)

“Brandy Moss Scott is breaking fast here with “Hello Stranger” (Heavenly Tunes)” Eric St John/WJER (Dover, OH)

“Peace Be With You” by Chuck Murphy (One West) is a break-out hit for us” Bobby Dee/WEDB (Swainsboro, GA)

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Rihanna: ‘I’m not feuding with Beyonce over Grammys’ Rihanna has dismissed rumours she is upset with Beyonce over her recent Grammy Awards nominations. The singers garnered 17 combined nods in many of the same categories, including Record of the Year and Best Urban Contemporary Album. However, Rihanna failed to receive a nomination for Best Album of the Year for ANTI and Best Song of the Year - two categories Beyonce will compete for next year. Following the nominations on Tuesday (06Dec16), a Rihanna devotee created a post on a fansite congratulating the Umbrella hitmaker on her eight nominations. “Congrats and all to @badgalriri and all for her 8 Grammy nods but tbh (to be honest) f**k them because they snubbed her for Song of the Year and Album of the Year,” the caption read. “I think they didn’t want her tied or passing someone else *cough cough* (lemon emoji)” it continued, referencing Beyonce’s album Lemonade. Rihanna ‘liked’ the picture on Instagram, leading to speculation she is feuding with Beyonce, but she now explains she didn’t read the caption properly, and she was stunned when her action appeared to have started a new online feud between fans. “I never actually read your caption, thought the pic was funny and moved right along!” she commented. “I’m petty af (as f**k), yes. But this is just unnecessary!” she added. “I wish y’all would drop this topic and see things from the bigger picture! We don’t need to be putting black women against each other! We deserve to be celebrated, and the Grammy Academy agrees!” Rihanna and Beyonce have been pitted against each other as rivals for several years, but the 28-year-old previously insisted she tries not to focus on the negativity. “Here’s the deal,” she told Vogue magazine. “(People) just get so excited to feast on something that’s negative. Something that’s competitive. Something that’s, you know, a rivalry. And that’s just not what I wake up to. Because I can only do me. And nobody else is going to be able to do that.”

Dolly Parton’s Nashville-area telethons for wildfire victims

Dolly Parton is to headline two upcoming telethons to help victims of the wildfires that ravaged areas of Tennessee last week (beg28Nov16). As well as organising one charity bash to air live on 13 December (16) - to benefit those left homeless by fires near the site of her Dollywood theme park in Pigeon Forge - the country legend will also take part in The Smoky Mountain Wildfires Telethon on Friday (09Dec16). That charity event will also feature performances from Kenny

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Chesney, Luke Bryan, and Brad Paisley. The stars will take over Nashville’s fabled Studio B for the three-hour NBC broadcast, which will also feature sets by John Rich, Kristian Bush and Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine with his daughter, country singer Electra. Meanwhile, announcing her own charity event on Monday (05Dec16) in a statement, Parton wrote: “I know there are a lot of great events being planned to help the people of East Tennessee, however, I am planning a telethon to support the My People Fund where 100 per cent of the money will help those who lost their homes in the wildfire. I am planning on doing this on Dec.13th in Nashville, Tennessee.” Parton’s My People Fund, which she established through the Dollywood Company and the Dollywood Foundation last week, will provide $1,000 (GBP785) each month for six months to Sevier County families who lost their homes in the fires. Dolly and her Dollywood theme park partners were forced to shut down the tourist attraction last week as fires threatened the area.

Sean Paul’s mother schooled him on Sia

Jamaican artist Sean Paul’s mother had to educate her son about musician Sia. The dancehall music star collaborated with the singer on song Cheap Thrills, which became her first number one hit in the U.S. But it was her song Chandelier which first caught his attention but he had no idea who the singer was. In an interview with the BBC, the Grammy Award winning artist admitted that his mum schooled him on the elusive Australian singer/ songwriter. “Yeah! I’d heard the song Chandelier but I didn’t know who sang it - and my mum went through it with me, telling me all about her. I said, ‘Mum, you’re a fan!’ The last time she’d been a fan of someone was Celine Dion,” he laughed. After the pair finished Cheap Thrills the Get Busy star was stunned that it beat her monster hit Chandelier to claim her first U.S. number one, as he thought it sounded like an album filler. “I was amazed because I could have sworn that Chandelier went to number one. To me, that’s what a number one song sounds like,” he smiled. “I never knew (Cheap Thrills) would be a hit. When I heard it, I liked it but I thought, ‘Oh, this is just a cut off of her album.’ I was surprised when it became a single.” On Tuesday (06Dec16) the song was nominated for a Grammy Award in the Best Pop Duo/Group Performance. Sia is notoriously camerashy and hides her face with wigs when she performs in public, something 43-year-old Sean can relate to. He grew up in middle class ‘uptown’ Jamaica, and being a dancehall musician isn’t considered something to aspire

to. “Being an uptown person in Jamaica, you didn’t really do dancehall music. It was a taboo... Making music was looked at as almost giving up,” he said.

Charli XCX: ‘Don’t question my

songwriting talent because I’m a woman!’ Charli XCX is insulted when people question whether she writes her own songs. The 24-year-old singer is known for tracks such as Boom Clap and After the Afterparty, both of which she penned herself. But as she was asked about the state of feminism in the music industry, Charli, real name Charlotte Aitchison, said she hates it when people refuse to believe that she is such a talented writer - just because she’s a woman. “I think there are a lot more things against women, in a lot of industries, not just the music industry,” Charli said during the chat on BeBox, on U.K. TV network The Box Plus network. “There are a lot fewer female producers, even if there are female producers, like, not many people give them credit for that. You know people always question if I’m actually a songwriter and whether a lot of female artists write their own songs.” While Charli is doing her best to promote the idea of feminism in her industry and other fields, she is well aware she doesn’t have the same clout as global superstars. And she praised Beyonce for adding her voice to speak up for the issues that matter. “It’s great for Beyonce to stand in front of a huge sign that says feminism, like that’s only a good thing, because when I was like 12/13 that image wasn’t there for me in pop culture, you know, not that I was aware of,” she continued. “But when Beyonce is standing in front of a sign a 12-year-old girl, or guy, is going be like ‘oh, cool that’s what it is and Beyonce is talking about it, it’s cool, I want to be into feminism’ so that’s a great thing.” Beyonce opened up about her views on feminism to America’s Elle magazine earlier this year (16), questioning why the word “feminist” carries a negative meaning to some. “I don’t understand the negative connotation of the word, or why it should exclude the opposite sex. If you are a man who believes your daughter should have the same opportunities and rights as your son, then you’re a feminist.”

Lady Gaga: ‘Coping with PTSD is daily effort

Lady Gaga has penned a hopeful open letter on how she copes with her post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) on a daily basis. The 30-year-old singer revealed she has suffered from the condition since being raped at the age of 19, during an interview on U.S. TV show Today earlier

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Rising country newcomer Olivia Lane is already basking in the holiday glow with the release of her jubilant take on “Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree” today . Slated to hit country radio airwaves nationwide, the song is available now here. The “classic-country enthusiast who leads with her sass and robust voice” (Rolling Stone) will leave fans enchanted with her cheery demeanor and stunning vocals on Brenda Lee’s celebrated holiday classic.

Nine-time GRAMMY Award-winner, Golden Globe Award nominee and multiplatinum artist Mary J. Blige unveils her new video for “Thick Of It” available now. The song heralds the impending arrival of her forthcoming full-length album, Strength Of A Woman, due out later this year. 22

this week (beg05Dec16). Now Gaga has opened up more about her struggles with the disorder in a letter written on her Born This Way Foundation website. “I have wrestled for some time about when, how and if I should reveal my diagnosis of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD),” she writes. “After five years of searching for the answers to my chronic pain and the change I have felt in my brain, I am finally well enough to tell you. There is a lot of shame attached to mental illness, but it’s important that you know that there is hope and a chance for recovery. “It is a daily effort for me, even during this album cycle, to regulate my nervous system so that I don’t panic over circumstances that to many would seem like normal life situations. Examples are leaving the house or being touched by strangers who simply want to share their enthusiasm for my music.” Symptoms of Gaga’s disorder include disassociation, somatisation which the singer describes as “pain in the body caused by an inability to express my emotional pain in words” - and even a form of paralysis. Explaining the latter, the Joanne star continues: “As my doctors have taught me, I cannot express my feelings because my pre-frontal cortex (the part of the brain that controls logical, orderly thought) is overridden by the amygdala (which stores emotional memory) and sends me into a fight or flight response. My body is in one place and my mind in another. It’s like the panic accelerator in my mind gets stuck and I am paralysed with fear. “When this happens I can’t talk. When this happens repeatedly, it makes me have a common PTSD reaction which is that I feel depressed and unable to function like I used to. It’s harder to do my job. It’s harder to do simple things like take a shower. Everything has become harder.” However, while the singer acknowledges coping with the condition is a daily battle, she is determined to conquer it. Commenting on the love she feels from “my team, my family and friends, my doctors and from my incredible fans who I know will never give up on me,” Gaga adds, “I will never give up on my dreams of art and music. I am continuing to learn how to transcend this because I know I can. If you relate to what I am sharing, please know that you can too.” She is seeing a psychiatrist for “various modalities of psychotherapy”, as well as being on medication provided by her healthcare professional. “However, I believe that the most inexpensive and perhaps the best medicine in the world is words,” Gaga concludes. “Kind words…positive words…words that help people who feel ashamed of an invisible illness to overcome their shame and feel free.”

Sabbath and Dio. Don Airey of Deep Purple. Andy Zildjian, President/CEO of Sabian Cymbals. Randy Rhoads of Ozzy Osbourne’s band and Quiet Riot with the Rhoads family members accepting for the late guitarist. The induction will be held on Wednesday, January 18 at the Anaheim Expo Center in Anaheim, CA. Eddie Trunk will host with proceeds from the event going to the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up And Shout Cancer Fund. Hall of Heavy Metal History President/ CEO Pat Gesualdo said “The Hall of Heavy Metal History is dedicated to preserving the legacy of those Legendary metal musicians who are often forgotten. This event is something the fans have been wanting for a long, long, time. As a non-profit organization, we are also dedicated to working with Wendy Dio and the “Ronnie James Dio Stand Up And Shout Cancer Fund.”

Ronnie James Dio and Lemmy to be inducted into Hall of Heavy Metal History

Naomi Judd’s depression struggles left her suicidal

The new Hall of Heavy Metal History has announced the first inductees into their Hall of Fame. The organization is a non-profit “dedicated to enshrining forever, those Legendary musicians, music industry executives, DJ’s, journalists, and Producers who are often overlooked, but responsible for making Heavy Metal music what it is today. Their contribution to the genre is invaluable, and they keep inspiring Heavy Metal fans throughout the world, from generation to generation.” The first inductees are: Ronnie James Dio of Rainbow, Black Sabbath and Dio. Wendy Dio will accept at the induction for her late husband. Rudy Sarzo formerly of Ozzy Osbourne’s band and Whitesnake. Frankie Banali of Quiet Riot, along with a special 33rd Anniversary Induction of Quiet Riot, as the first band to achieve the #1 Heavy Metal Album status. Lemmy Kilmister of Motorhead with a special guest accepting for the late guitarist Ross “The Boss” Friedman, formerly of Manowar. Vinny Appice, formerly of Black

Ryan Adams to release new album ‘Prisoner’ on February 17th

Pinball, comic book, black metal and hardcore enthusiast and multiple-Grammy-nominee-and-zerowinner Ryan Adams today confirmed details of his first album of all new original material since 2014’s Ryan Adams. Titled Prisoner, the new album will be released on February 17 and features the single “Do You Still Love Me?” which is available today for purchase and as an instant grat with all album pre-orders. “I was reflecting on the different states of desire and what it means to be a prisoner of your own desire,” Adams speaks of record’s title, “I felt like I had been robbed of... the most valuable thing in a person’s life…Time.” The twelve tracks that make up Prisoner came to Adams over a prolific period stretching back as far as the week his 2014 self-titled album entered the U.S. album chart at a career high of #4. During that run, Adams toured the world, recorded and released both his Live at Carnegie Hall collection and full-album cover of Taylor Swift’s 1989, and saw the aforementioned Ryan Adams garner two Grammy nominations - Best Rock Song for “Gimme Something Good” and Best Rock Album while “Gimme Something Good” became the first vinyl single to go #1 at the Amazon.com music store. And somehow during this two-year-plus whirlwind, Adams contends Prisoner virtually wrote itself. “Whatever was going on in me was strong enough that I only had to sit down and this stuff just made itself known.” The album will be available February 17, 2017 in formats including standard digital, HD digital, 180G vinyl and CD.

Country star Naomi Judd planned to commit suicide at the height of her ongoing battle with a “lifethreatening” bout of severe depression. The singer took a lengthy break from the spotlight after wrapping her 2010 farewell tour with her daughter Wynonna as The Judds, and she reveals her hiatus was brought on by her crippling battle with anxiety and panic attacks, which often left her unwilling to leave her estate near Nashville, Tennessee. Naomi has opened up about her personal struggles in her new book, River of Time: My Descent into Depression and How I Emerged with Hope, and in a candid chat on U.S. breakfast show Good Morning America, she reveals her persona onstage was a far cry from the mess she would be at home. And she insists fans had no clue: “They think, because they see me in rhinestones, you know, with glitter in my hair, that really is who I am,” she said. “I’m sort of a fantasy ‘cause I want to provide that for them. “But then I would come home and not leave the house for three weeks and not get outta (sic) my pyjamas, not practice normal hygiene. NMW - DECEMBER 9, 2016

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“HandClap” - the first single from Fitz and The Tantrums’ new, self-titled album - has been certified Gold by the RIAA and has entered the Top 10 at Hot AC radio. It impacts Pop radio on this week and has already been added by SiriusXM’s Hits 1 Channel. The track has over 27 million plays on Spotify and views of the accompanying video exceed seven million.

Country recording artist, Camille Rae, has released an original rendition of the Christmas hymn, “What Child Is This?” capturing her bright and dynamic vocals for the holiday classic. “What Child Is This?” initially written by William Chatterton Dix in 1865, was recorded and produced by Mikei Gray and is now available through digital retailers iTunes and Apple Music. “‘What Child Is This’ has been my favorite Christmas song since I was a little girl,” said Rae. “It is so beautiful and has always tugged at my heart strings. I’m very excited to share my take on this timeless hymn with everyone.” Rae’s current single, “But I Want You,” co-written by Jaida Dreyer, Fred Wilhelm, and Jay RED BOW Records’ Craig Campbell kicked off the holiday season with a captivating Knowles, is currently climbing the Music Row chart with strong performance at the 69th Annual Macy’s Great Tree Lighting in Atlanta, GA. His set country radio airplay across the United States and Canada. “But featured his hits “Outskirts of Heaven” and “Keep Them Kisses Comin’” and festive I Want You,” is available on iTunes and Apple Music. covers including Alan Jackson’s “I Only Want You For Christmas” and the classic “White Christmas.” As a Georgia native, Campbell was thrilled to join in this flagship event that has become a state tradition for nearly 7 decades. Making the night even brighter, the singer-songwriter shared the stage with award-winning artists Aloe Blacc and Michelle Williams for the big finale of “O Holy Night” complete with spectacular fireworks and tree lighting. Pictured (L-R): Aloe Blacc, Michelle Williams, and Craig Campbell

Multi-platinum country duo, Montgomery Gentry, will return to Average Joes Entertainment, it was announced today by Average Joes’ CEO/President, Shannon Houchins. The award-winning duo will deliver new music to their hungry fan base next year. First signed to Average Joes Entertainment in 2011, the duo’s “Rebels on the Run” album for the label yielded Montgomery Gentry’s second career gold-certified single, “Where I Come From.” It was followed by their successful EP, “Friends and Family.” “We look forward to regrouping with Eddie and Troy and making some great new music together,” said Houchins. “Everyone on our team is really excited about working with the guys again.” The duo will begin recording new music in the coming weeks. L to R: Eddie Montgomery; Shannon Houchins, AJE/CEO; Doug Kaye, AJE Sr. VP, Sales/Bus. Affairs; Troy Gentry NMW - DECEMBER 9, 2016

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Tegan Marie is celebrating the most wonderful time of the year with the release of her holiday single “Just Another Night” to all digital retailers. Exclusively premiering on People Country this week, the song features the gifted 13-year-old singer’s stunning vocals and festive yet thoughtful lyrics about being with loved ones over the holidays. The original song was produced by David Delazyn and Chaz Michan - who make up The Fliptones (Jason Derulo) - and written by Delazyn, Michan and Hayley Gene Penner (Magic!). 23


It was really bad.” Naomi, who previously went public with the molestation she suffered as a child, blames her tough upbringing for her troubles, and after enduring a series of stints in psychiatric care, she was diagnosed with severe, “treatment-resistant” depression. The singer admits she often thought about taking her own life during her darkest days, and even planned how she would jump off a bridge near her home. She told People magazine, “It’s so beyond making sense but I thought, ‘Surely my family will know that I was in so much pain’ and I thought they would have wanted me to end that pain.” Naomi, who is also mum to actress Ashley Judd, was only turned off the idea by the thought of a loved one finding her body, so instead, she focused on finding ways to heal her pain. “I’m still recovering myself,” she explained. “I’m still trying desperately to help myself. There’s never going to be a pill for it all. I read up on all the scientific literature, I go to courses. I try so hard to stay up on everything that I possibly can to get rid of this horrible curse.” “Those thoughts of suicide don’t come anymore,” she added. “But I’m vulnerable. I know I can backslide.” And she’s asking fans who might be shocked by her appearance to understand it’s all due to the medication she’s taking: “I know people will realise I don’t look like I usually look... (There’s) nothing I can do about it. And my face, I feel like a balloon. My face is all swollen because of the medication. I really haven’t been eating ice cream and candy!”

Niall Horan taking winter break to work on debut solo album

Niall Horan will be laying low until early next year (17) to focus on his debut solo album. The Irish singer became the first current member of One Direction to release a solo single, This Town, in September (16), and he has been busy working to record other new material for his first solo album. Now the 23-year-old has revealed plans to disappear from the public eye until February (17) to allow him to finish the project in peace. “I’m currently 8 songs deep and ready for more,” he shared in a handwritten letter to his fans, which he has posted online. “I want to take my time with no pressure and make sure I get it right. I’m quite the self critic, which I like about myself. So I’ll let you know when I’m done.” Niall has just a few bookings to complete before locking himself in the studio - he is slated to appear on an upcoming episode of America’s The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and perform on the ongoing Jingle Ball U.S. tour. “After Christmas I’m gonna fall off the face of the earth and do one of my disappearing acts,” he continued. “I want to come up with more song ideas and get back in the writing zone. So have a lovely Christmas and happy New Year and I’ll see ya in Feb (sic).” The singer previously opened up about taking his time to record the album and revealed fans shouldn’t expect the finished product until 2018. “The album’s nowhere near done yet. I haven’t even finished writing it yet...,” he said during an appearance on Australian DJ Kent ‘Smallzy’ Small’s radio show in September (16). “I wouldn’t be expecting it this year and I wouldn’t expect to hear it next year.”

Simon Cowell confirms ‘mini me’ Louis Tomlinson’s solo deal

Simon Cowell has labelled Louis Tomlinson his “mini me” after the One Direction star signed a solo deal with his label. It was reported last week (ends04Dec16) that Louis was the latest member of the famed boy band to step out on his own. Sources told Britain’s The Sun newspaper that while Louis hadn’t initially planned to launch a solo career, he had worked 24

on some material which bosses at Simon’s Syco Music label were left “really excited” by. And now music mogul Simon has confirmed the news, but revealed Louis had always intended to put out material on his own. “I think that was always the plan, I love Louis, he’s a great guy,” Simon told The Sun. “He’s part of the family and we’ve become friends.” Taking some tips from Simon by also founding his own record label under the Syco imprint, The X Factor boss gushed that the 24-year-old is the image of his mentor. “He’s got a label with us and he’s signed an artist, so he’s like a mini me now,” Simon smiled. Louis was one of the creative forces behind One Direction, co-writing a number of the group’s hits including Steal My Girl, Perfect and History. All of the One Direction boys are now striking out on their own; Louis, Niall Horan and Liam Payne have all signed solo deals, while Harry Styles is working on an acting career. Louis has also become a father in the last 12 months, with bandmate Liam looking set to become the second One Direction member to become a dad after his girlfriend Cheryl was recently pictured showing off a baby bump. During his chat with The Sun Simon also reignited his 10-year feud with British singer Will Young, insisting the former Pop Idol winner took himself too seriously on U.K. TV talent show Strictly Come Dancing. Will pulled out of the dancing contest in October.

Cruz Beckham signs with Justin Bieber’s manager

Aspiring musician Cruz Beckham is being tipped as the next Justin Bieber. The 11-year-old son of fashion designer Victoria Beckham and her professional soccer player husband David Beckham has signed with Scooter Braun, who discovered Canadian star Justin in 2007. A new Instagram account for Cruz unveiled on Monday (05Dec16) states the page is managed by Scooter Braun Productions, indicating that the youngest of the Beckham boys has been snapped up by the music mogul. The account also contains videos of Cruz singing to camera, and an image with the caption: “Welcome to my new page. Something exciting to share with you all this week!” Cruz also included two quick Instagram covers of Anna Kendrick’s Cups from Pitch Perfect and Hopeful by Twista and Faith Evans, both of which he hit headlines for earlier this year (16). Cruz’s older brother Brooklyn, 17, posted a link to the new social media page, writing: “Everyone welcome @cruzbeckham to Instagram. Something exciting to announce this week!” Cruz’s mum Victoria, who was herself a chart-topping singer both as a solo artist and a former Spice Girl, has previously posted photos of her son playing the guitar, which he reportedly took up earlier this year (16), after Scooter showed an interest in signing him. And if his Instagram following is anything to go by, the youngster is already set for success. Cruz has racked up 92,000 followers within the first 24 hours of him launching his social media page. Meanwhile, Cruz’s famous parents have been vocal on social media platforms, but for a very different reason. David has teamed up with UNICEF to create a short film to show how violence can affect children, with the video showing children appearing as animated tattoos on his body. “Violence can mark children forever. I’ve met children with @unicef who have been affected by terrible violence and abuse and seen the long-lasting scars it can leave. I chose the marks on my body but millions of

Madonna’s evening of music, art, mischief and performance raised over 7.5 million dollars for the superstar’s Raising Malawi foundation during Art Basel on Friday, December 2, 2016 at the Faena Forum in Miami Beach, FL. The evening was made possible thanks to support from MDNA Skin, BVLGARI and Perrier Jouet. Madonna was joined by Mert Alas, Thalia Ayala, David Blaine, Len Blavatnik, Ron Burkle, Dave Chappelle, James Corden, Maha Dakhil, Rosario Dawson, Leonardo DiCaprio, Pierre Dolmans, Tracey Emin, Alan Faena, Bethenny Frankel, Milutin Gatsby, Alexander Gilkes, Ariana Grande, Paris Hilton, Donna Karan, Calvin Klein, Karolina Kurkova, Adriana Lima, Courtney Love, Ryan McGinley, Guy Oseary, Sean Penn, Natasha Poly, Alex Rodriguez, Chris Rock, Jeremy Scott, Russell Simmons, and more at the special event.

IMN co-editor Larry Weir was on hand for the taping of the Independent Music Network’s Nomination Radio Special co-hosted by Brandy Moss Scott. Seen here (left to right) are John Scott, Larry Weir, Brandy Moss Scott, SCS engineer Jeff Ryan and IMN talent director Debi Fee. The show airs all month long at independentmusicnetwork.com NMW - DECEMBER 9, 2016

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The British Country Music Awards honored Kirt Webster with the International Services To Industry Award for his contributions to country music as the President of Webster Public Relations, a Nashvillebased publicity and marketing firm. Webster Public Relations client Dolly Parton and Lee Williams, President of the British Country Music Association, presented Webster with the award in Nashville. Webster joins a prestigious list of honorees, like Big Machine Records president Scott Borchetta, the late Jeff Walker and Country Music Association Director of International Relations Bobbi Boyce. Pictured L-R: Lynda Malia (Executive Producer / CM&T), Lee Williams (President / BCMA), Dolly Parton, Kirt Webster (President / Webster Public Relations), Danny Nozell (CEO / CTK Management).

children bear marks they have not chosen,” he wrote on Instagram, alongside the new campaign. “Please share this film to help #ENDviolence #foreverychild. It’s wrong. End it. #7fund.”

Madonna hints she once kissed Michael Jackson

Madonna has hinted she once kissed Michael Jackson in a teaser for her Carpool Karaoke appearance. The footage will air on The Late Late Show with James Corden on Wednesday night (07Dec16), but a sneak peek was released on Tuesday, much to the delight of fans. In the clip Madonna can be seen at her eccentric, best as she and James listen to some of her most famous tracks while driving around New York. One of the most scandalous moments however comes when James questions Madonna about her friendship with late singer Michael. “What was a night out with Michael Jackson, or a night in?” James asked. Grinning, Madonna replied, “So, you want me to kiss and tell, then, don’t you?” to which James gasped, “Did you kiss?” But fans will have to wait to see Madonna’s response until Wednesday night’s show. Madonna’s friendship with Michael has been well documented, with the pair causing a stir when they were seen on a date at The Ivy restaurant in Los Angeles in 1991 - a week before they attended the Academy Awards together. While they dismissed rumours of a romance when Madonna was seen at an Oscars after party with former flame Warren Beatty, they remained friends. Other notable moments in Madonna’s Carpool Karaoke teaser included the 58year-old singer showing off her twerking skills as she turned around in her car seat and wiggled her rear to the camera. She and James also performed some of her famous Vogue moves during another singalong. Viewers were quick to note that Madonna appears to have flouted New York’s seatbelt rules by going without her strap as she was driven around the city. Her decision was perhaps made in order to avoid ruining her outfit - a black and gold top under a leather jacket paired with tight black jeans. NMW - DECEMBER 9, 2016

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‘I’m single... but not looking for love’ Justin Bieber has confirmed he’s a single man and isn’t “really looking” for a relationship. The 22year-old singer has been linked to various famous faces including Lionel Richie’s daughter Sofia in recent months. But as he filmed an interview for U.S. chat show The Ellen DeGeneres Show, set to air on Monday (05Dec16), Justin admitted he is currently unattached - a situation he actually likes. “I am not dating anybody. Single. I’m not really looking either,” he smiled. And even if he was interested in finding a potential partner, Justin isn’t planning on using dating app Tinder to do so. Asked if he uses the app, Justin replied, “I don’t”, before Ellen asked if he was curious to find out how it works, and the Sorry star insisted he’s “not really” interested in trying it out. However, he did admit he sometimes struggles with being lonely while on tour, but counteracts that by taking his beloved dog Todd on the road with him. Justin made his 26th appearance on Ellen’s show to announce a U.S. stadium leg of his Purpose tour next year (17). Ellen then added to fans’ excitement as she revealed every member of the audience will be getting tickets to go and see Justin perform at the Rose Bowl in Los Angeles next August (17). Justin’s appearance on Ellen came after an eventful weekend, when he was seen having a chat with photographers as he left the Ten Goose boxing gym in Los Angeles on Saturday (03Dec16). Covered in sweat after a tough workout session, Justin pleaded with the snappers not to scream at him to get his attention for a shot. “Just try not to scream, it’s overwhelming. Just take your photos and act like you’re not even there, if that’s cool,” he told them as he sat in the back seat of his SUV with the door open. “I’m f***ing super normal, so just treat me like I’m normal.”

Britney Spears celebrates 35th birthday onstage

Britney Spears was surprised with a cake and serenaded by fans as she celebrated her 35th birthday

It’s been 73+ years since Irving Berlin’s original recording of “White Christmas” was released, however it remains the biggest-selling Christmas song of all time. Its longing and coziness has especially been embraced by U.S. servicemen and women serving overseas, and with their sacrifice in mind, USO supporter and receiver of Department of Defense 2016 Spirit of Hope Award Kellie Pickler recorded and released a new version of the holiday standard, available now. “I just love the rich history of this holiday song and the fact that the lyrics serve as such a reminder of home for so many serving our country who are not able to be with their families during the holidays,” said Pickler. “I hope this version will take them home.”

Phil Vassar, the award-winning singer, songwriter and producer, drops his ninth studio album, American Soul, this week with a unique, weeklong celebration of American ideals. American Soul was produced by Vassar and his longtime vocalist/guitarist and collaborator, Jeffrey Smith. Vassar and CMA/ACM Song of the Year winner, Tom Douglas, co-wrote the upbeat title cut, which makes reference to iconic American imagery. The unique album cover was painted by noted artist Jason Irwin, and is filled with classic Americana references - musicians, ice cream, classic cars, and nods to hunting, beer, sailing and more. Given the title track, “American Soul,” paints a wonderful historical picture of America, Vassar and team will promote the album with eight days of giveaways - all in the spirit of “American Ideals.”

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during a gig on Friday night (02Dec16). The pop star was performing at KIIS FM’s Jingle Ball at the Staples Center Los Angeles when host SINGLE Ryan Seacrest TW in ARTIST organised a special treat for the Womanizer hitmaker. Britney treated the crowd to some of her hits on Friday (02Dec16), including Baby, One More Time, Stronger, I’m A Slave 4 U, and Toxic, showing off her impressive figure in a lacy white crop top with feathered sleeves, black shorts, fishnet tights and thigh-high boots. She also performed tracks from her new album Glory, and brought out R&B singer Tinashe to sing the track Slumber Party live for the first time. In the middle of her set, Jingle Ball host Seacrest appeared onstage to surprise the singer with a three-tiered black and pink birthday cake, featuring a giant ‘B’ on top, as her dancers and the crowd sang Happy Birthday. “Thank you for the sweet birthday wishes!” Britney later posted on Instagram. “Had an amazing day. Love you all.” Moments before the big surprise, Seacrest told Entertainment Tonight he had something up his sleeve for his friend Britney. “It’s her birthday, so when you have a birthday, you have to get something with your birthday. It’s one of the two things - a present or a cake,” he teased. “It’s not a present, it is a cake, but don’t tell her!” he laughed. “I’m going to try and get the whole place to sing.” Other performers at Friday night’s gig included Justin Bieber, Fifth Harmony and Bruno Mars. Earlier on Friday, friends and family took to social media to wish the pop star a happy birthday. Sister Jamie Lynn shared a sweet throwback picture of the mother-of-two on Instagram, captioning it, “Happy Birthday to my big sister. Love you very much.”

Elton John dismisses retirement rumours

Elton John has laughed off reports suggesting he is planning to retire from music

after another round of shows. The legendary singer took to social media to calm the fears of his LABEL fans after media outlets claimed he would be stepping out of the limelight next year (17). In a post on Instagram on Saturday (03Dec16), Elton shared a photo of himself from the 1960s with longtime musical partner Bernie Taupin, and wrote: “Don’t believe what you read in the papers today. There is no truth to the rumors (sic) that I am planning to retire. In fact, I am looking forward to celebrating 50 years of collaborating with my partner-in-song, Bernie Taupin, next year.” The Daily Mail reported the Candle in the Wind hitmaker was going to quit showbiz after his landmark 70th birthday in March (17). Sources told the newspaper Elton “has seen and done it all, and has nothing to prove”, and would take a permanent break in his relentless touring schedule and call it a day. Retirement rumours have swirled around the father-of-two for months, after he appeared on The Graham Norton Show in February (16) and said he wanted to spend more time with his children Zachary, five, and Elijah, three, who he shares with husband David Furnish. “I’m gradually going to wind down because I want to see my boys grow up,” he said at the time. “I mean, what’s the point of having children if you don’t spend time with them?” The Rocket Man hitmaker is currently on the European leg of his Elton & His Band Tour, which will finish in Dubai on 15 December. He then jets off to Las Vegas on 28 December (16) to begin another two-month residency at the The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, before tour dates in the U.S. He’ll then return to the U.K. for gigs in June, before wrapping up his tour in Marbella, Spain in July (17).

The Recording Industry Association of America® (RIAA) has certified several Kenny G albums diamond (10 million units sold), multi-platinum, platinum (1 million units sold) and gold (500,000 units sold). Kenny, one of the most iconic instrumental musicians of the modern era, has also racked up an impressive 75 million total worldwide album sales. Pictured L-R: Steve Ross (CTK Management), Danny Nozell (CEO of CTK Management), Kenny G, Kirt Webster (Webster Public Relations), Travis Sutliff (CTK).

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Capitol Records announces the U.S. release of Acoustic Christmas, a new holiday collection from Neil Diamond in stores now with a vinyl version to follow. Acoustic Christmas features new recordings of holiday classics and original tracks by Diamond, with 2 songs on albums bought exclusively through Target.


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TAYLOR SWIFT — Teardrops On My Guitar (Big Machine/Universal) LUKE BRYAN — All My Friends Say (Capitol) CRAIG MORGAN — Tough (Broken Bow/Sony) JASON ALDEAN — Johnny Cash (Broken Bow/Sony) RODNEY ATKINS — These Are My People (Curb) BUCKY COVINGTON — A Different World (Lyric Street) BILLY CURRINGTON — Good Directions (Mercury/IDJMG) JASON MICHAEL CARROLL — Livin’ Our Love Song (Arista/RLG) EMERSON DRIVE — Moments (Midas/Ada/WMG) DIERKS BENTLEY — Free And Easy (Capitol) JOE NICHOLS — Another Side Of You (Universal South) CLAY WALKER — Fall (Curb) BIG & RICH — Lost In This Moment (WB/WEA) JACK INGRAM — Measure Of A Man (Big Machine/Universal) KEITH URBAN — I Told You So (Capitol) ALAN JACKSON — A Woman’s Love (Arista/RLG) CARRIE UNDERWOOD — Wasted (Arista/RLG) ERIC CHURCH — Guys Like Me (Capitol/EMI) GEORGE STRAIT — Wrapped (MCA) MONTGOMERY GENTRY — Lucky Man (Columbia/Sony) TOBY KEITH — Love Me, If You Can (Show Dog/Universal) BRAD PAISLEY — Ticks (Arista/RLG) LITTLE BIG TOWN — A Little More You (Equity) MIRANDA LAMBERT — Famous In A Small Town (Columbia/Sony) BLAKE SHELTON — Don’t Make Me (WB/WEA) TRACY LAWRENCE — Find Out Who Your Friends Are (RCR/CO5) JOSH TURNER — Firecracker (MCA) TRENT TOMLINSON — Just Might Have Her Radio On (Lyric Street) MARK CHESNUTT — Rollin’ With The Flow (Lofton Creek) MONTGOMERY GENTRY — What Do Ya Think About That (Columbia/Sony) BROOKS & DUNN — Proud Of The House We Built (Arista/RLG) CARRIE UNDERWOOD — So Small (Arista/RLG) GEORGE STRAIT — How ‘Bout Them Cowgirls (MCA) BRAD PAISLEY — Online (Arista/RLG) SUGARLAND — Settlin’ (Mercury/IDJMG) BLAKE SHELTON — The More I Drink (WB/WEA) DIERKS BENTLEY — Long Trip Alone (Capitol/EMI) TIM MCGRAW — If You’re Reading This (Curb) SARA EVANS — As If (RCA/RLG) TOBY KEITH — High Maintenance Woman (Show Dog/Universal) GARTH BROOKS — More Than A Memory (Big Machine/Universal) JAKE OWEN — Startin’ With Me (RCA/RLG) GARY ALLAN — A Feelin’ Like That (MCA) REBA MCENTIRE W/KELLY CLARKSON — Because Of You (MCA) RASCAL FLATTS — Stand (Lyric Street) TRACE ADKINS — Ladies Love Country Boys (Capitol/EMI) SUGARLAND — Everyday America (Mercury/IDJMG) TIM MCGRAW W/FAITH HILL — I Need You (Curb) KIM MCABEE — American Boys (Soigne) CRAIG MORGAN — Little Bit Of Life (Broken Bow/Sony) TIM MCGRAW — Last Dollar (Curb) MARTINA MCBRIDE — How I Feel (RCA/RLG) TRISHA YEARWOOD — Heaven, Heartache & The Power Of Love (Big Machine/Universal) TAYLOR SWIFT — Our Song (Big Machine/Universal) RASCAL FLATTS — Take Me There (Lyric Street) KENNY CHESNEY — Never Wanted Nothing More (BNA/RLG) KELLIE PICKLER — I Wonder (BNA/RLG) CHRIS CAGLE — What Kinda Gone (Capitol/EMI) TRACE ADKINS — I Wanna Feel Something (Capitol) KEITH URBAN — Everybody (Capitol) LEANN RIMES — Nothing Better To Do (Curb) DON SEPULVEDA — Unspoken Word (Door Knob) BUCK MCCOY — Got It All With You (Caption) TOM WURTH — Good Ground (Big 7) JOSH TURNER — Me And God (MCA) JACK INGRAM — Lips Of An Angel (Big Machine/Universal) KEITH URBAN — Stupid Boy (Capitol/EMI) GARY ALLAN — Watching Airplanes (MCA) EMERSON DRIVE — You Still Own Me (Midas/Ada/WMG) BUCK MCCOY — A Few Steps Away (Caption) JOE NICHOLS — I’ll Wait For You (Universal South) CAROLINA RAIN — Isn’t She (Equity) KENNY CHESNEY — Beer In Mexico (BNA/RLG) WHISKEY FALLS — Last Train Running (Midas/Ada/WMG) TRAVIS TRITT — You Never Take Me Dancing (Category 5) MARTINA MCBRIDE — Anyway (RCA/RLG) MAGGIE AUSTIN — Georgia Clay Road (Gulfwind) TODD FRITSCH — What’s Wrong With Me (Diamond/Spinville) KENNY CHESNEY — Don’t Blink (BNA/RLG) DREW DAVIS BAND — Back There All The Time (Lofton Creek) BROOKS & DUNN — Hillbilly Deluxe (Arista/RLG) BRANDIE FRAMPTON — Dreams (D&Lf) DANIELLE PECK — Isn’t That Everything (Big Machine/Universal) JASON ALDEAN — Laughed Until We Cried (Broken Bow/Sony) LITTLE BIG TOWN — I’m With The Band (Equity) RODNEY ATKINS — Watching You (Curb) CHRISTINE VAN HOY — I Don’t (Big 7) JASON MICHAEL CARROLL — Alyssa Lies (Arista/RLG) TIM MURPHY — Burn Me Down (Big 7/Spinville) EAGLES — How Long (Universal/UMG) TRACY LAWRENCE — Til I Was A Daddy Too (RCR/CO5) BRANDIE FRAMPTON — Colours (D&Lf) FH SUGARLAND — Stay (Mercury) CARMEN RASMUSEN — Nothin’ Like The Summer (Lofton Creek) RICK ZINNER — My Son (Door Knob) BUCKY COVINGTON — It’s Good To Be Us (Lyric Street) BAILEY — Catch Me Falling (BEG) FAITH HILL — Red Umbrella (WB/WEA) DON SEPULVEDA — I’ve Still Got It Bad For You (Door Knob) TAYLOR SWIFT — Tim McGraw (Big Machine/Universal)

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COUNTRY CHARTBOUND Sean O`Brien — Fall Of The Year (SLP/WHP) Devon Mayson — You Only Love Me When You’re Drunk (LCE) Dan & Shay — How Not To (WB/WEA) Steve Davis — I Wanna Go Home (Shine On) Miranda Lambert — We Should Be Friends (Vanner/RCA Nashville)

COUNTRY UP & COMING Michael Contoni — Here Comes The Weekend (SLP/WHP) Jim Russ — Marie Leveaux (SLP/WHP) Cody Jinks — I’m Not The Devil (Ind) Ronny Collins — That’s What I Meant To Say (Silver Buckle) Jake Owen — If He Ain’t Gonna Love You (RCA Nashville) Luke Combs — Hurricane (Thirty Tigers) Michael Lusk — We’re Gonna Find The Cure (Trip Jct) LoCash — Ring On Every Finger (Reviver) Macy Martin — Heart Sleeve Soul (Go Time) RaeLynn — Love Triangle (WB/WEA) Richard Lynch — We’re American Proud (Twang Thang Country/MTS) Alex Smith — Load It Up (Lila) Tom Cunningham — What You Think Is Fair (Alliance) Aaron Watson — Outta Style (Unrest) Chuck Murphy — Peace Be With You (One West Music) Jason Aldean — Any Ol’ Barstool (Broken Bow/Sony) Casey Donahew — Kiss Me (Almost Country) Love And Theft — CandyLand (Curb) Sarah Dunn Band — Dirty (Reznam) James Younger — Lonely December (Hologram) TG Sheppard — A December To Remember (Title Tunes) Buddy Jewell — Smokey Mountain Memories (Lamon) Lenny Wilde — Wasted Youth (Lamon) Tucker Beathard — Momma And Jesus (Dot) Aaron Goodvin — Woman In Love (Warner Music Canada) Amber Alyssa — Come Home For Christmas (Ind) James Dupre — Stoned To Death (Purfectt Pitch) Kascie Page — Churches And Honkytonks (Lamon Nashville) Alan James — Land Of The Free (Lamon) Collin Mills — Because Of You (Lamon Nashville)

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Dierks Bentley returns to the Country format with a real gem to close out 2016. “Black” (Capitol Nashville) is the cut that you can expect will be riding high well into 2017 and you don’t want to be the last one on board this fast breaking hit. Luke Bryan is pulling in some big numbers for his new entry. “Fast” (Capitol Nashville) is the single that is really taking off big time. We’re also getting raves here at NMW for the new track by Dustin Lynch. Seein’ Red” (Broken Bow/Sony) appears to be a real favorite among our panel of music and program directors so you might want to keep your eyes and ears on this gem. Michael Ray continues to build his fortunes at the format. “Think A Little Less” (Atlantic Nashville) is his current masterpiece and it’s a pretty amazing gem at that. Jason Aldean is also grabbing a massive amount of adds and support for his latest. “Any Ol’ Barstool” (Broken Bow/Sony) is his latest and greatest and make no mistake about this one, it will go all the way to the top in record time. Miranda Lambert is also getting much love and support at Country radio. Most of it is coming with the release of her new single “We Should Be Friends” (Vanner/RCA Nashville). We’ll see if this one does better than “Vice”. Lauren Alaina has been moving strong and steady at radio and it appears to finally be paying off. Her “Road Less Traveled” (19 Recordings/Mercury Nashville) is one of the best things she’s done to date so we hope she can take this one to the top. Recording artist Tucker Beathard continues to make a name for himself thanks for the Big Machine label Group. “Momma And Jesus” (Dot) is his new one and this track could take care of the “one hit wonder” syndrome. Josh Turner is rocking big time with another excellent track. “Hometown Girl” (MCA Nashville) is the one I’m talking about and our radio programmers are all over this one big time. It might be time to come aboard the Josh Turner train. Kelsea Ballerini is the new Taylor Swift, at least that’s what the Black River gang believes. Her new release of “Yeah Boy” (Black River Entertainment) could help her to take those steps in the right direction. She also has crossover in her future and that’s what it’s going to take to mover to an even higher level. If we’re talking crossover here then nobody is doing better than Chuck Murphy. His new “Peace Be With You” (One West Music) is rocking strong from Country, Hot AC to Top40 and it’s even on the Billboard charts. Please keep him in mind for a potential NMW Award as he is so deserving. It’s beginning to look a lot like a Country Christmas around here. Nobody is making more of that than newcomer Johnny Dan. His new “A Truck Driver’s Christmas” (Big Hammer) is pulling in some great support from Country radio and why not, it’s just that good. James Younger is taking his “Lonely December” (Hologram) out for a spin and appears to be getting some big time results. Amber Alyssa has her new “Come Home For Christmas” (Ind) and radio is singing its praises. Eileen Carey has had a banner year at Country radio and deserves your special attention when it comes to our up and coming New Music Awards. Her latest “In The Air” (Rolley Coaster) is hitting the top of the charts from Country to AC. John Ratliff and his band Receptacle have also a major 2016. “Oh My” is the single that made it all happen for them. Alex Smith is getting lots of attention for “Load It Up” (Lila) so you might want to spend some time with that one. Joey Canyon is a must consider for this year’s New Music Awards. His new “I Can’t Start Loving You Again” (Glo-dot) is moving fast and furious up our Country Top50. Eric Church also continues strong with his brilliant “Kill A Word” (EMI). This is our Best of 2016 and Holiday Issue leading to the NMW nominations. Please keep all of the charted artists in mind as they are all so deserving of awards and acknowledgement. Come see me over at Legends Corner in Nashville Tennessee every Thursday through Saturday (3:00 to 6:00 PM). Here’s wishing you the very best Christmas ever and an even kinder and gentler 2017. We will pick up where we left off next year.

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Richard Lynch — We’re American Proud (Twang Thang Country/MTS) Luke Bryan — Fast (Capitol Nashville) Jason Aldean — Any Ol’ Barstool (Broken Bow/Sony) Johnny Dan — A Truck Driver’s Christmas (Big Hammer) Billy Currington — Do I Make You Wanna (Mercury Nashville) Jake Owen — If He Ain’t Gonna Love You (RCA Nashville) Lauren Alaina — Road Less Traveled (19 Recordings/Mercury Nashville) Dustin Lynch — Seein’ Red (Broken Bow/Sony) Blake Shelton — A Guy With A Girl (WB/WEA) Miranda Lambert — We Should Be Friends (Vanner/RCA Nashville) Brad Paisley — Today (Arista Nashville) Justin West Band — Baby Lie (Ind) Jason Pritchett — Hung Over You (Big Machine/Universal) Buddy Franks — Born To Be An Eagle (Louisiana Rockin` Rooster) Caleb Haynes — Completely Crazy (Door Knob)

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C arrie Underwood is no stranger to the word “reality.” After all, as the winner of the 2005 season of “American Idol,” she won the hearts of millions of viewers across the world. Now, the singer has entered into a promotion that is sure to please her fan following. S ony Music Nashville and Aurasma, the world’s leading augmented reality platform, have partnered to launch an augmented reality promotional campaign for Underwood’s No. 1 album, “Blown Away,” which was released in May. U sing the free Aurasma Lite app for iPhones, iPads and Android devices available from the iTunes App Store and Google Play, fans can launch exclusive video of Underwood that is triggered by aiming the device at the cover image of Blown Away. The video leaps from the Blown Away image on the mobile device or tablet and provides a click-through gateway to the album at the iTunes store. The promotion was launched in Nashville recently at the CMA Music Festival.

“ Carrie Underwood is always looking for ways to connect with her fans,” said Gary Overton, Sony Music Nashville chairman and chief executive officer. “We are excited to embrace a cutting-edge technology like augmented reality to help give fans something special and provide a cool, unique connection between the artist and audience. Sony Music Nashville is excited to watch this fun idea unfold and is eager to partner with Aurasma on other future campaigns.” U pon its release on May 1, “Blown Away” made history by debuting at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Country albums sales chart making Underwood only the second country artist in the 47 year history of the chart to have each of their first four albums debut at No. 1. “Blown Away” also debuted at No. 1 on the all-genre Billboard 200 chart making Underwood only the second country artist in history to have three consecutive albums debut at No. 1. “Blown Away” became country’s best-selling digital album debut since 2010. “ Carrie Underwood is a proven superstar. We are thrilled to partner with Sony Music Nashville to help increase the momentum of her smash album Blown Away,” said Jennifer Rapp, general manager of Aurasma. “By leveraging augmented reality to bridge the physical and virtual worlds, Sony gives the fans something exclusive and special, helping to keep fans connected and Carrie in the spotlight.” T he free Aurasma app runs on iPhone 3GS (and above), iPad2 (and above), and high-powered Android devices. Y esterday, Underwood performed the first of four concerts on the Australian leg of her tour to promote “Blown Away.” She kicked things off in Melbourne, and will perform in Tamworth and Brisbane on Friday and Saturday, before finishing things in Sydney on Sunday. Also, Underwood has just released the title cut as the second single -- to follow up the chart-topping success of “Good Girl,” which became her fifteenth number one record.

Country Date To Remember: February 11, 1962 Somewhere, around Fenton, Mo, there are some students who can say that they had one of music’s sexiest performers as a teacher. Sheryl Crow - long before she hit it big in 1993 with “All I Wanna Do,” was actually a music teacher at Kellison Elementary School. Though her teaching days in school are long over, Crow - who turns an amazing 50 years old today has educated many of her fans about some of Country Music’s greatest performers, such as Loretta, Hank, and Johnny Cash. Happy Birthday to one of Rock’s top women! NMW - DECEMBER 9, 2016

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COUNTRY REPORTERS KDKD-FM/Clinton, MO GM/OM: Mike Fell PD: Eric Wehmeyer MD: Dave Young Top Five Brett Eldredge “Wanna Be That Song” Keith Urban “Blue Ain’t Your Color” Kim McAbee w/Ty Herndon “Looking Back To See” Chris Young w/Vince Gill “Sober Saturday Night” Dustin Lynch “Seein’ Red” Adds CJ Solar “Just Another Day In The Country” (5)

1VFM-FM/Kambah, ACT Australia PD: Mike Crozier Top Five Kasey Chambers “Ain’t No Little Girl” Samantha Mooney “Free & Fearless” Amber Lawrence “Happy Ever After” Stephen Brady “Crossing Muddy Waters” Kimberley Moses “What Will I Do” No Adds

2QBN-FM/Kambah, ACT Australia PD: Mike Crozier Top Five Kasey Chambers “Ain’t No Little Girl” Samantha Mooney “Free & Fearless” Amber Lawrence “Happy Ever After” Stephen Brady “Crossing Muddy Waters” Kimberley Moses “What Will I Do” No Adds

C&W-FM/Dendermonde, NY Belgium GM/OM: Urbain Van Geerteruy Top Five Stardust Studio Band “Spade Cooley Swing” Foster Martin Band “Tell Me Why” Denae Gardner “My Love Will Not Change” Joni Rae Jack “Maybe You’ll Love The Way I Leave” Doug Bruce “Coffey Road” No Adds

CIOE-FM/Lower Sackville, NS Canada PD: Charlie Hansen MD: Al Hollingsworth Top Five Sandie Dodd “No More Next Times” Freddy Powers “Texas And Oklahoma” T Jae Christian “Just What I Had In Mind” Johnny Paycheck “A11” Billy Walker “Smokey Memories” No Adds

IDFM-FM/Soisy Sous Montmorency, France PD: Patrick Molis Top Five Doug Allen Nash “Into The Mystic” Back In Business “Guitar Rag” Denyse Tyler “Baby Turn right” William Ray “The List” Donna Ray “A Honky Tonk Is Where I’ll Be” No Adds

K273AL-FM/Livingston, TX PD: Jason Mclelland Top Five Amy Rose “Put A Lime In It” Eileen Carey “In The Air” Kim McAbee w/Ty Herndon “Looking Back To See” Juliana Lawrence “Heels On Wheels” Cody Hicks “Left Turn” No Adds

KALH-FM/La Luz, NM PD: Ken Bass Top Five Dennis Ledbetter “Open A Vein” Johnny Dan “A Truck Driver’s Christmas” Chuck Murphy “Peace Be With You” Joey Canyon “I Can’t Start Loving You Again” Calamity Janes “Middle Sister” Adds Johnny Dan “A Truck Driver’s Christmas” (24) Richard Lynch “We’re American Proud” (18) Zane Williams “Bringin’ Country Back” (18) Mike Contoni “Here Comes The Weekend” (18)

KCGW-FM/Edgar, NE GM/OM: Dustin Williams Top Five Michael Rapp “Christmas Is For Kids” Rachel Woznow “Firestorm” Waylon Jennings “Only Daddy That’ll Walk The Line” Color Canvas “Love Your Life” Gina Cutillo “Keep On” Adds Richard Lynch “We’re American Proud” (55) Yagermysters “Frosty The Snowman” (55)

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KDOL-FM/Livingston, TX GM/OM: Jim Wolfe PD: Wayne Scott Top Five Kim McAbee w/Ty Herndon “Looking Back To See” Buddy Franks & Snake Ridge Revival “Born To Be An Eagle” Waylon Jennings “Only Daddy That’ll Walk The Line” Jim Levatte “This Ain’t My Day” Shari Rowe “Take That Shot” Adds Richard Lynch “We’re American Proud” (5)

KFGE-FM/Lincoln, NE GM/OM: Ami Graham PD: Steve Albertsen APD: Steve Hopper Top Five Carrie Underwood “Dirty Laundry” Keith Urban “Blue Ain’t Your Color” Tim McGraw “How I’ll Always Be” Old Dominion “Song For Another Time” Brett Eldredge “Wanna Be That Song” Adds Luke Bryan “Fast” (18) Miranda Lambert “We Should Be Friends” (18)

KGFY-FM/Stillwater, OK PD: Jay McRae Top Five Logan Robinson “Boat Docks” Hicks w/Steve Wariner & Ryan Wariner “Stomp A Little Louder” Brian Lee Bender “Drive Forever” Blake Shelton “A Guy With A Girl” Thomas Rhett “Star Of The Show” Adds Dierks Bentley “Black” (17) Chris Janson “Holdin’ Her” (17) Johnny Dan “A Truck Driver’s Christmas” (7) Richard Lynch “We’re American Proud” (7)

KGKL-FM/San Angelo, TX GM/OM: Andi Markee MD: Boomer Kingston Top Five Brad Paisley “Today” Thomas Rhett “Star Of The Show” Blake Shelton “A Guy With A Girl” Brett Eldredge “Wanna Be That Song” Eric Church “Kill A Word” Adds Lauren Alaina “Road Less Traveled” (7)

KGMN-FM/Kingman, AZ GM/OM: Deana Campbell PD: Brian Winters MD: Brandon Iron Sprague Top Five Old Dominion “Song For Another Time” Alexandra Demetree “You Still Think I’m Beautiful” Ray Scott “High Road” Blackjack Billy “The Booze Cruise” Lonestar “Never Enders” No Adds

KHBZ-FM/Harrison, AR PD: Josh Grisham MD: Scottie Earls Top Five Chris Stapleton “Nobody To Blame” Dierks Bentley “Somewhere On A Beach” Chase Bryant “Little Bit Of You” Zac Brown Band “Beautiful Drug” Chris Young w/Cassadee Pope “Think Of You” No Adds

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KKCN-FM/San Angelo, TX PD: Boomer Kingston MD: Alex Hart APD: Tracy Scott Top Five Brad Paisley “Today” Thomas Rhett “Star Of The Show” Blake Shelton “A Guy With A Girl” Brett Eldredge “Wanna Be That Song” Eric Church “Kill A Word” Adds Lauren Alaina “Road Less Traveled” (7)

KLMJ-FM/Hampton, IA MD: Mike Betten Top Five Eric Church “Kill A Word” Brett Eldredge “Wanna Be That Song” Brad Paisley “Today” Thomas Rhett “Star Of The Show” Blake Shelton “A Guy With A Girl” Adds Richard Lynch “We’re American Proud” (10) Jason Aldean “Any Ol’ Barstool” (10) Luke Bryan “Fast” (10) Billy Currington “Do I Make You Wanna” (10) CJ Solar “Just Another Day In The Country” (10)

KMDJ-FM/Paonia, CO MD: Michael Johnson Top Five Bryan James “Gotta Get There Before I Know” Kim McAbee w/Ty Herndon “Looking Back To See” Jim Levatte “This Ain’t My Day” Shari Rowe “Take That Shot” Troy Anderson “Say Goodbye” Adds Johnny Dan “A Truck Driver’s Christmas” (25) Richard Lynch “We’re American Proud” (10) CJ Solar “Just Another Day In The Country” (10) Dennis Ledbetter “Open A Vein” (10) Tom Cunningham “What You Think Is Fair” (10) Terry Barber “Christmas Once More” (5) Amber Alyssa “Come Home For Christmas” (5) Yagermysters “Frosty The Snowman” (5)

KMTI-AM/Manti, UT PD: Larry J MD: Larry Masco Top Five Brad Paisley “Today” Florida Georgia Line w/Tim McGraw “May We All” Tim McGraw “How I’ll Always Be” Toby Keith “A Few More Cowboys” Don Williams “Healing Hands” Adds Wade Bowen “Sun Shines On A Dreamer” (13) Curtis Grimes “From Where I’m Standing” (13) Clint Black “You Still Get To Me” (13)

KQBA-FM/Santa Fe, NM PD: Chris Diestler Top Five Lauren Alaina “Road Less Traveled” Carrie Underwood “Dirty Laundry” Eric Church “Kill A Word” Brantley Gilbert “The Weekend” Smith & Wesley “You’re The One” Adds Dustin Lynch “Seein’ Red” (9) Blake Shelton “A Guy With A Girl” (9)

KTNN-FM/Window Rock, AZ PD: Lee Moffitt MD: Nate Chester Top Five Keith Urban “Blue Ain’t Your Color” Aaron Lewis “That Ain’t Country” Chris Stapleton “Parachute” Randy Rogers Band “Tequila Eyes” Little Big Town “Better Man” Adds Randy Rogers Band “Tequila Eyes” (7) Jake Owen “If He Ain’t Gonna Love You” (6) Luke Bryan “Fast” (6) Brad Paisley “Today” (4)

KTNN-AM/Window Rock, AZ PD: Lee Moffitt MD: Nate Chester Top Five Keith Urban “Blue Ain’t Your Color” Aaron Lewis “That Ain’t Country” Chris Stapleton “Parachute” Randy Rogers Band “Tequila Eyes” Little Big Town “Better Man” Adds Randy Rogers Band “Tequila Eyes” (7) Jake Owen “If He Ain’t Gonna Love You” (6) Luke Bryan “Fast” (6) Brad Paisley “Today” (4)

KVSF-AM/Santa Fe, NM PD: Chris Diestler Top Five Lauren Alaina “Road Less Traveled” Carrie Underwood “Dirty Laundry” Eric Church “Kill A Word” Brantley Gilbert “The Weekend” Smith & Wesley “You’re The One” Adds Dustin Lynch “Seein’ Red” (9) Blake Shelton “A Guy With A Girl” (9)

KWWR-FM/Mexico, MO GM/OM: Michael Daugherty PD: Michael Jennings MD: Mike James APD: Scott Gunsten Top Five Lauren Alaina “Road Less Traveled” Jon Pardi “Dirt On My Boots” Eric Church “Kill A Word” Ronnie Dunn “Damn Drunk” Carrie Underwood “Dirty Laundry” No Adds

KXAX-FM/Livingston, TX PD: Jason Mclelland Top Five Amy Rose “Put A Lime In It” Eileen Carey “In The Air” Kim McAbee w/Ty Herndon “Looking Back To See” Juliana Lawrence “Heels On Wheels” Cody Hicks “Left Turn” No Adds

KYTI-FM/Sheridan, WY GM/OM: Russ Davidson Top Five Keith Urban “Break On Me” Sam Hunt “Break Up In A Smal Town” Luke Bryan w/Karen Fairchild “Home Alone Tonight” Joey Canyon “I Can’t Start Loving You Again” Chase Rice “Gonna Wanna Tonight” Adds Johnny Dan “A Truck Driver’s Christmas” (5)

WAGS-AM/Bishopville, SC GM/OM: Jim Jenkins Top Five Paulo Franco “Run Renee Run” Caleb Klauder & Reeb Willms “No One Dear But You” Michael Reno Harrell “My Town” Savage Hearts “Age” Lauren Adams “It Takes What It Takes” Adds Lawrence Morrill Glass “No Christmas This Year” (7) Bill Wence “California Callin’” (7) Valerie Smith & Liberty Pike “Something About A Train” (7)

WFLE-FM/Flemingsburg, KY PD: Eddie Plummer Top Five Florida Georgia Line w/Tim McGraw “May We All” Brett Young “Sleep Without You” Old Dominion “Song For Another Time” Jason Aldean “A Little More Summertime” Tim McGraw “How I’ll Always Be” Adds Tucker Beathard “Momma And Jesus” (34) Jason Aldean “Any Ol’ Barstool” (33) Billy Currington “Do I Make You Wanna” (12)

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COUNTRY REPORTERS WIFE-FM/Connersville, IN PD: Ted Cramer Top Five Little Big Town “Better Man” Thomas Rhett “Star Of The Show” Chris Lane “For Her” Keith Urban “Blue Ain’t Your Color” Doug Matern “Call Me” Adds Aaron Goodvin “Woman In Love” (12) Aaron Watson “Outta Style” (12) Jason Pritchett “Hung Over You” (12) Jake McVey “Back Seat” (12)

WISK-FM/Americus, GA GM/OM: Steve Lashley PD: Thurston Clary APD: Donnie McCrary Top Five Cole Swindell “Middle Of A Memory” Jason Aldean “A Little More Summertime” Brett Young “Sleep Without You” Florida Georgia Line w/Tim McGraw “May We All” Luke Bryan “Move” No Adds

WMEV-FM/Marion, VA GM/OM: Jim Mabe PD: Lynn Rutledge Top Five Carrie Underwood “Dirty Laundry” Josh Turner “Hometown Girl” Chris Young w/Vince Gill “Sober Saturday Night” Granger Smith “If The Boot Fits” Old Dominion “Song For Another Time” Adds Jason Aldean “Any Ol’ Barstool” (10) Jake Owen “If He Ain’t Gonna Love You” (10) Richard Lynch “We’re American Proud” (5) CJ Solar “Just Another Day In The Country” (5) Luke Bryan “Fast” (5)

WJDJ-AM/Bishopville, SC GM/OM: Jim Jenkins Top Five Paulo Franco “Run Renee Run” Caleb Klauder & Reeb Willms “No One Dear But You” Michael Reno Harrell “My Town” Savage Hearts “Age” Lauren Adams “It Takes What It Takes” Adds Lawrence Morrill Glass “No Christmas This Year” (7) Bill Wence “California Callin’” (7) Valerie Smith & Liberty Pike “Something About A Train” (7)

WOCO-AM/Oconto, WI PD: Larry Kaszynski Top Five Granger Smith “If The Boot Fits” Old Dominion “Song For Another Time” Michael Ray “Think A Little Less” Brett Eldredge “Wanna Be That Song” Tim McGraw “How I’ll Always Be” Adds Buddy Franks & Snake Ridge Revival “Born To Be An Eagle” (9) Little Big Town “Better Man” (8) Dan & Shay “How Not To” (7) Craig Campbell “Outskirts Of Heaven” (7) Dylan Scott “My Girl” (6) Chase Bryant “Room To Breathe” (6) Tyler Creek Road “Half Blind” (6) Chase Rice “Everybody We Know Does” (5) Justin Moore “Somebody Else Will” (5) Luke Bryan “Fast” (5) Miranda Lambert “We Should Be Friends” (5) Justin West Band “Baby Lie” (4) Caleb Haynes “Completely Crazy” (4)

WJNR-FM/Iron Mountain, MI GM/OM: Trisha Peterson PD: Keith Huotari Top Five Ronnie Dunn “Damn Drunk” Darius Rucker “If I Told You” Maren Morris “80’s Mercedes” Chris Young w/Vince Gill “Sober Saturday Night” Josh Turner “Hometown Girl” Adds Billy Currington “Do I Make You Wanna” (10) Jason Aldean “Any Ol’ Barstool” (10)

WPPL-FM/Blue Ridge, GA GM/OM: Timothy J. White PD: Dalton Davis MD: Steve Nichols APD: Jeff Garfield Top Five Keith Urban “Blue Ain’t Your Color” Florida Georgia Line w/Tim McGraw “May We All” Tim McGraw “How I’ll Always Be” Waylon Jennings “Only Daddy That’ll Walk The Line” Old Dominion “Song For Another Time” No Adds

WKFC-FM/London, KY GM/OM: Karen Moses Bowling PD: Jonathan Smith MD: Troy House Top Five Tyler Farr “Better In Boots” Rachael Turner “I Don’t Love You” Chris Young w/Cassadee Pope “Think Of You” Justin Moore “You Look Like I Need A Drink” Kip Moore “Running For You” No Adds

WRTB-FM/Rockford, IL PD: Mark Van Allen MD: Travis Winchester Top Five Florida Georgia Line “H.O.L.Y.” Carrie Underwood “Church Bells” Jason Aldean “Lights Come On” Dan & Shay “From The Ground Up” Jon Pardi “Head Over Boots” No Adds

WKUL-FM/Cullman, AL GM/OM: Ron Mosley PD: Ron Mosley, Jr. MD: Beau Garrison Top Five Wesley Orbison “Spread Your Wings” Rebel Hearts “Mountain Country” Shari Rowe “Take That Shot” Waylon Jennings “Only Daddy That’ll Walk The Line” Jim Levatte “This Ain’t My Day” Adds Justin West Band “Baby Lie” (5) Devon Mayson “You Only Love Me When You’re Drunk” (5)

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WYTI-AM/Rocky Mount, VA MD: Cliff Beach Top Five Wesley Orbison “Spread Your Wings” Tyler Creek Road “Half Blind” Rebel Hearts “Mountain Country” David Lee Jones “Long Ride Home” Dennis Ledbetter “Open A Vein” No Adds

WLLX-FM/Lawrenceburg, TN GM/OM: Roger Wright MD: Kenny Beckman Top Five Eric Church “Kill A Word” Carrie Underwood “Dirty Laundry” Keith Urban “Blue Ain’t Your Color” Florida Georgia Line w/Tim McGraw “May We All” Jason Aldean “A Little More Summertime” No Adds

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KIM MCABEE W/TY HERNDON — Looking Back To See (Soigne) BRETT ELDREDGE — Wanna Be That Song (Atlantic Nashville) CARRIE UNDERWOOD — Dirty Laundry (19 Recordings Limited/Arista Nashville) BLAKE SHELTON — A Guy With A Girl (WB/WEA) ERIC CHURCH — Kill A Word (EMI) KEITH URBAN — Blue Ain’t Your Color (Hit Red/Capitol Nashville) SHARI ROWE — Take That Shot (Maven Media) BRAD PAISLEY — Today (Arista Nashville) THOMAS RHETT — Star Of The Show (Valory Music/Big Machine/Universal) REBEL HEARTS — Mountain Country (Ind) LAUREN ALAINA — Road Less Traveled (19 Recordings/Mercury Nashville) JIM LEVATTE — This Ain’t My Day (MTS) BRYAN JAMES — Gotta Get There Before I Know (Star 1/MTS) LITTLE BIG TOWN — Better Man (Capitol Nashville) OLD DOMINION — Song For Another Time (RCA Nashville) JON PARDI — Dirt On My Boots (Capitol Nashville) TROY ANDERSON — Say Goodbye (SSM Evolution) CHRIS YOUNG W/VINCE GILL — Sober Saturday Night (RCA Nashville) DUSTIN LYNCH — Seein’ Red (Broken Bow/Sony) BRIAN LEE BENDER — Drive Forever (Lamon)

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1533 1471 1274 1249 1233 1196 1196 1174 1103 1040 1015 1004 986 963 939 914 904 846 825 815 809 772 741 721 705 694 632 607 565 538 535 532 513 513 509 468 442 422 419 414 397 354 345 298 273 269 268 259 238 207 207 207 203 199 198 198 196 194 194 186 178 173 170 164 161 160 159 155 152 151 150 150 149 145 143 140 140 135 112 111 110 100 100 99 99 98 96 92 90 90 86 82 80 78 77 76 73 70 70 70

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1439 1465 1269 1371 1297 1183 1180 1031 1065 974 911 930 882 876 836 837 814 766 819 583 797 777 711 559 685 666 589 588 511 776 529 527 563 434 482 446 374 361 380 276 422 210 289 321 335 225 267 246 243 115 0 207 0 199 198 198 194 194 196 183 0 168 170 165 155 78 0 0 109 141 150 150 110 150 119 140 140 0 110 111 110 110 92 104 99 97 95 91 220 87 79 82 77 78 72 76 0 70 70 70

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55.2 45.0 55.8 54.8 59.2 54.8 57.4 51.5 50.6 47.7 51.2 44.1 49.8 46.3 47.4 48.6 36.6 60.9 69.2 43.3 62.7 64.8 49.9 31.8 50.8 41.3 53.1 51.0 40.8 30.3 49.1 89.1 73.7 39.9 39.6 67.3 55.7 23.9 47.0 21.2 26.9 35.9 25.1 30.3 27.8 24.9 45.1 86.8 34.5 41.9 23.5 52.2 15.0 66.8 99.5 99.5 98.5 97.5 28.2 37.7 59.8 87.0 85.5 55.1 20.6 12.8 14.9 19.8 12.1 50.8 75.5 75.5 25.3 36.7 29.1 70.5 70.5 17.3 37.8 22.7 55.5 33.8 25.5 33.5 99.5 98.5 96.5 92.5 6.9 90.5 43.5 21.0 80.5 78.5 77.5 38.5 73.5 70.5 70.5 70.5

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Color Canvas — Love Your Life (Ind) Twenty One Pilots — Heathens (Atlantic) Fifth Harmony w/Fetty Wap — All In My Head (Syco Music/Epic) Gnash w/Olivia O`Brien — I Hate U, I Love U (Atlantic) Shawn Mendes — Treat You Better (Island)

5 6 7 8 9 12 10 11 14 13 15 16 17 18 19 21 22 24 23 25

6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25

Twenty One Pilots — Stressed Out (Fueled By Ramen/WMG) Calvin Harris w/Rihanna — This Is What You Came For (Columbia) Meghan Trainor w/Yo Gotti — Better (Epic) Chainsmokers w/Daya — Don’t Let Me Down (Disruptor/Columbia) Carmel Paradise — Turn Me On (Ind) Airy Jeanine — Do You (Kmina Entertainment) Dominic Francesco — Tonight’s The Night (Winter) Autumn Zero — Take Me Back (Winter) Drake w/Wizkid & Kayla — One Dance (Cash Money/Motown) Nathan Sykes w/Ariana Grande — Over And Over Again (Global Music/UMG) Justin Bieber — What Do You Mean (DefJam/IDJMG) Britney Spears w/G Eazy — Make Me (RCA/RLG) Ariana Grande — Into You (Republic/Universal) Drake w/Future — Grammys (Cash Money/Young Money/Universal) Dru Ross — Love Simulation (Ind) Chainsmokers w/Rozes — Roses (Columbia) Zayn — Pillowtalk (Syco/RCA) Project Messenger — Arrival (Physico) Lenny Fontana w/D Train — When You Feel What Love Has (Karmic Power) Jillian Kohr — The Way That I Love You (Black Cherry)

548 504 396 369 297 238 222 217 212 207 198 198 198 196 196 196 196 194 194 180 176 176 170 170 165

616 551 495 394 297

238 224 217 214 207 198 198 198 196 196 196 196 194 194 180 176 176 170 170 165

7 6 4 7 4

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7 9 5 10 11 12 13 14 15 8 22 17 18 19 21 24 — 23 — 20

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6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25

John Ratliff w/Receptacle — Oh My (Ind) Shawn Mendes — Treat You Better (Island) Adele — Send My Love (XL Recordings/Columbia) Brandy Moss Scott — Oh How It Hurts (Heavenly Tunes) Justin Bieber w/J Blavin — Sorry (RBMG/DefJam/UMG) Taylor Swift — Wildest Dreams (Big Machine/Universal) Sia w/Sean Paul — Cheap Thrills (Monkey Puzzle/RCA) Twenty One Pilots — Heathens (Atlantic) Pink — Just Like Fire (Disney) Ben Rector — Brand New (Aptly Named/Caroline/Capitol) Charlie Puth w/Tyga — One Call Away (Atlantic) Lukas Graham — 7 Years (WB/WEA) Meghan Trainor w/John Legend — Like I’m Gonna Lose You (Epic) DNCE — Cake By The Ocean (Republic) Katy Perry — Rise (Capitol) Coldplay w/Beyonce — Hymn For The Weekend (Parlophone/Atlantic) One Republic — Wherever I Go (Interscope) Tim McGraw — Humble And Kind (Big Machine/Universal) Kelly Clarkson — Piece By Piece (RCA/RLG) Dianne Meinke — Ten Thousand More (UVI Media Group) X Ambassadors — Unsteady (KIDinaKORNER/Interscope) Gina Cutillo — Keep On (Ind) Elton John — A Good Heart (Island) Color Canvas — Love Your Life (Ind) Calvin Harris w/Rihanna — This Is What You Came For (Columbia)

735 493 465 433 308

659 487 435 433 308

16 12 11 8 6

306 305 290 259 238 236 232 227 221 215 205 203 199 192 190 180 175 164 159 156

306 265 370 259 238 236 232 227 221 274 175 203 199 193 190 150 357 165 379 190

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583 520 420 397 353

583 528 526 471 641

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Tim McGraw — How I’ll Always Be (Big Machine/Universal) Granger Smith — If The Boot Fits (Wheelhouse) Maren Morris — 80’s Mercedes (Columbia Nashville) Brett Young — Sleep Without You (Big Machine/Universal) Eileen Carey — In The Air (Rolley Coaster) Chris Stapleton — Parachute (Mercury Nashville) Jason Aldean — A Little More Summertime (Broken Bow/Sony) High Valley — Make You Mine (WB/WEA) Cole Swindell — Middle Of A Memory (WB/WEA) Vince Gill — Me & My Girl (MCA Nashville) Amy Rose — Put A Lime In It (WRM/OTM) Juliana Lawrence — Heels On Wheels (Star 1/MTS) George Strait — Goin’ Goin’ Gone (MCA Nashville) Chris Janson — Holdin’ Her (WB/WEA) Jim Libby Band — Made In The USA (Navapro) Mark Chesnutt — Oughta Miss Me By Now (BFD) Smith & Wesley — You’re The One (Garage Door) Craig Campbell — Outskirts Of Heaven (Red Bow/Sony) Luke Bryan — Move (Capitol Nashville) Chuck Murphy — Cow Girls (One West Music) Cody Hicks — Left Turn (Ind) Drake White — Livin’ The Dream (Dot) Jerrod Niemann & Lee Brice — A Little More Love (Curb) Ronny Collins — Love And Run (Silver Buckle) David Nail — Good At Tonight (MCA Nashville)

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328 392 242 258 228 649 576 183 175 238 209 214 162 265 181 522 131 293 114 115

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CHARTBOUND Aloe Blacc — The Man (Interscope) Katy Perry — Dark Horse (Capitol) Bruno Mars — Young Girls (Atlantic/WEA) Shakira w/Rihanna — Can’t Remember To Forget You (Sony Music Latin) Beyond The Sun — Shooting Star (OM20)

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A Great Big World “Say Something”, Paramore “Ain’t it fun”, Jhene Aiko “The Worst”, Ed Barker w/Lance Ellington “When You Smile”, Cole Phoenix “UFO”, MKTO “Classic”, Chainsmokers “Selfie”, Tiesto “Red Lights”, Austin Mahone w/Pitbull “Mmm Yeah”, Amen Alibi “Break Down & Cry”, Disclosure w/Sam Smith “Latch”, Amelia Scalies “I Should’ve Known”, Carmen & Camille “Away”, Eminem w/Nate Ruess “Headlights”, Ashley Allen “Body Say No, Heart Say Yes”, Pitbull w/GRL “Wild Wild Love”, U2

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TOP40 Single of the Year “Want To Want Me” Jason Derulo

AC PD of the Year John Foster/KXXO

College New Band of the Year Creepoid

TOP40 Male Artist of the Year Ed Sherran

AC MD of the Year Steve Wiley/KTDY

College Breakthrough Artist of the Year Weaves

TOP40 Female Artist of the Year Rachel Platten

AC Record Label of the Year Big Machine

College Station of the Year WMWX/Hamilton, OH

TOP40 Group of the Year One Direction

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College PD of the Year Billy Spry/WMWX

TOP40 Best New Group of the Year DNCE

Country Male Artist of the Year Luke Bryan

TOP40 Breakthrough Artist of the Year Country Female Artist of the Year Kelsea Ballerini Charlie Puth TOP40 Radio Station of the Year KSPI /Stillwater, OK

Country Group of the Year Florida Georgia Line

TOP40 PD of the Year Dustin Williams/KMJY

Country Best New Artist of the Year Joey Canyon

TOP40 MD of the Year Warren Lawrence/WKNY

Country Best New Group of the Year Old Dominion

TOP40 Promotion of the Year Team Clermont Promotions

Country Breakthrough Artist of the Year Eileen Carey

TOP40 Record Label of the Year Universal Republic

Country Radio Station of the Year KXAX/Livingston, TX

________________________________ Country PD of the Year Keith Huotari/WJNR AC Single of the Year Country MD of the Year “Honey I’m Good” Andy Grammer Beau Garrison/WKUL AC Male Artist of the Year Country Promotion of the Year Sam Smith Grassroots Promotion AC Female Artist of the Year Country Record Label of the Year Taylor Swift Big Machine AC Group of the Year _________________________________ Fall Out Boy AC Best New Artist of the Year Justine Dorsey

Crossover Artist of the Year Joey Canyon

AC Best New Group of the Year Mirage Box

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AC Breakthrough Artist of the Year Chuck Murphy AC Radio Station of the Year WDNH /Honesdale, PA

College Artist of the Year Bruce Smear College Band of the Year Greys

College Promotion of the Year Planetary Group College Record Label of the Year Razor & Tie _________________________________ Record Pool of the Year Starfleet _________________________________ Publicity Firm of the Year Music City Media _________________________________ Favorite Internet Radio Station of the Year Country Blast

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TOP40 Best New Artist of the Year Charlie Puth

Country Single of the Year “John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16” Keith Urban

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COVERGEIST — One More Night (Cherry Sound) ROBERT PLANT — Lullaby And The Ceaseless Roar (Nonesuch/Reprise) U2 — Songs Of Innocence (Interscope) JOHNNY WINTER — Step Back (Megaforce/RED) JOHN MELLENCAMP — Plain Spoken (Island) BOB SEGER — Ride On (Capitol) PINK FLOYD — The Endless River (Columbia) BETTER THAN EZRA — All Together Now (The End) STEVIE NICKS — 24 Karat Gold (Reprise/WEA) YUSUF — Tell ‘Em I’m Gone (Legacy/RCA) HARD WORKING AMERICANS — The First Waltz (Melvin) BELA FLECK & ABIGAIL WASHBURN — Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn (Rounder) DR JOHN — Ske Dat De Dat The Spirit Of Satch (Concord) BOB SEGER — Ride Out (Capitol)

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Daughtry - Daughtry (RCA/RLG)

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Darkness Before Dawn - Kings To You (Bombworks)

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Dark Lay Still - Through Hell (Bombworks)

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Coldplay - Viva La Vida (Capitol/EMI)

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Junip - Fields (Mute)

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Colbie Caillat - Coco (Universal Republic)

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Dagon - Terraphobic (Bombworks)

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Kelly Crook - Can’t Stop (Mini Mogul Music)

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Megadeth - Thirteen (Roadrunner)

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BeBe & CeCe Winans - Still (Malaco)

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A Plea For Purging - The Life & Death of A Plea For Purging (Facedown)

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A Plea For Purging - Depravity (Facedown)

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Jordin Sparks - Jordin Sparks (Jive/Zomba)

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Transient Songs - Cave Syndrome (Indian Casino)

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K`Jon - I Get Around (Republic/Universal/Mercury)

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Foo Fighters - Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace (RCA/RLG)

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Jaill - That’s How We Burn (Sub Pop)

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Impending Doom - The Serpent Servant (Facedown)

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Keyshia Cole - Just Like You (Geffen/UMG)

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Daughtry - It’s Not Over (WB/WEA)

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As I Lay Dying - Decas (Metal Blade)

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Taylor Swift - Taylor Swift (Big Machine/Universal)

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Living Sacrifice - The Infinite Order (Solid State)

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Avant - Avant (Capitol)

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This is our Best Of 2013…so far issue. Throughout this musical visit you will see many Indie artists rising to the top of our charts and a lot of the music perfect for your Summer playlist. You may want to consider being on our Future Hits volume #43. This compilation will get your song to “all of radio” and all tracks will be also serviced digitally through Airplay Access. Contact us this week and make yourself a part of music history. Are you up on These Hearts? Ryan Saunders, vocals, Kyle Colby, guitar/vocals Isaiah Folk, drums, Daryl Van Beek, guitar and Tyler Rice, bass make up this super red hot band. The recent release of the lyric video for “Miserable” has ignited their fans anticipation for their forthcoming sophomore album “Yours To Take” available this month. The new album can be heard live on the band’s headlining album release tour beginning in Joliet, IL. The band’s sound is a combination of honest, refreshing, spirited pitch-perfect harmonies with dynamic and emotive breakdowns. Carrying the torch lit by iconic Victory bands A Day To Remember and Taking Back Sunday, These Hearts has arrived and you read and hear about them first right here at New Music Weekly. The New York based indie rock band Born Cages is set to release their Sidelines EP via Razor & Tie. The band will hit the road this summer as well. Born Cages new EP was produced by Jon Kaplan (Walk The Moon, Augustana) and Oliver Straus (Arctic Monkeys, Matt & Kim) at Mission Sound in Brooklyn, NY. The band is finishing up their debut full length album to be released later this year. The New York City based Born Cages formed in 2011. Within one year the young band had already released an EP, opened two sold-out shows for Guns N’ Roses and shared stages with such bands as Gold Fields, Mother Mother, and Ludo. The band has had music played on Q104.3 in New York and recently recorded a session at the Gibson NYC showroom that premiered on Purevolume. They were also featured on a large billboard in Times Square as part of a Toshiba promotion. Born Cages is Vlad Holiday (lead vocals/ lead guitar), Amanda Carl (keyboards/backing vocals), Steve Kellner (bass guitar/backing vocals) and Dave Tantao (drums). John Tejada has a new exclusive mix for Halocyan Records entitled “Somewhere” via Pitchfork. Have you been following Halocyan Records? This is a global dance brand and record label launched by Dimitri Fergadis, an acclaimed musician and founder of the LA-based experimental electronica label Phthalo Records. Halocyan is dedicated to representing not just the present and future of electronic music, but also its rich history. Halocyan believes that a strong sense of historical roots is an essential launching pad for bold voyages into the unknown. New York City-based retro songstress Joanne Weaver sets out to the Dominican Republic this month to shoot her new music video for “Nature Boy”, the latest single off her debut album Interstellar Songbook which she released in June of last year. The concept album is a collection of Joanne’s unique, psychedelic renditions of eight classic standards from the 40s, 50s and early 60s and is available on iTunes and CD Baby.

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