• Gio Battaglia

MUSIC MINUTE (3/12-3/19)

4 years ago today, Ariana Grande released the lead single to her third album, ‘Dangerous Woman’. The single debuted at #10 on the Billboard Hot 100 and later peaked at #8 and was nominated for a Grammy for Best Pop Solo Performance.

Billie Eilish’s "bad guy” breaks the record for the best-selling single by a female artist in a calendar year with over 19.5 MILLION units sold globally during 2019.

Doja Cat surpasses Cardi B and is now the female rapper with the second highest monthly listeners on Spotify, with 29 million. Nicki Minaj remains the most listened female rapper on the platform with 49 million monthly listeners.

Both Coachella and Stagecoach music festivals have been rescheduled from April dates over COVID-19 concerns.