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J. Cole Breaks Both Apple Music & Spotify’s Day 1 Stream Record in the US

More people in the US listened to the rap album on Apple Music and Spotify in its first 24 hours than any other.

The quite interesting part of this story: J.Cole has broken the record for the most day-one streams on both Apple Music and Spotify in the US market.  People streamed “KOD” 64.5 million times in 24 hours on Apple Music, beating “Views” by Drake  (the previous record owner) by almost a million streams on the first day it was released. Additionally, J. Cole’s tracks are 7 of the top 10 most-streamed songs in a 24-hour period on Apple Music.

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Live Nation offering $20 tickets to over 2000 shows this summer this week

Live Nation is once again offering $20 “all-in” (aka service fees included) tickets to over 2000 shows happening this summer with a promotion they’re calling National Concert Week. Those shows include concerts with such artists as  Ms. Lauryn Hill, Janet Jackson, Steely Dan/Doobie Brothers, Arcade Fire, Beck, Dead & Company, Paramore,  Bon Jovi, The Smashing Pumpkins, Counting Crows/Live, Weezer/Pixies, Dwight Yoakam/Lucinda Williams,  Alan Jackson, Bush/Stone Temple Pilots/The Cult,  and lots more. The offer begins April 30 at 8 AM EST and runs through May 8 at 11:59 PM.

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New Music Monday April 23

This weeks Music Monday Featured albums cross many different genres that include Hip-Hop, Electronic, Country, Rock and Jazz. Check out new music from Elton John tribute albums, The New Mastersounds, Kaytranada, Kid Cudi, Rezz, Robert Glasper and L.A.Salami.

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