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Meek Mill scored the #1 album and #1 R&B/Hip-Hop album this week with CHAMPIONSHIPS, clocking 229,000 equivalent albums according to Nielsen. CHAMPIONSHIPS is Meek's first full-length album since the 2017 release, Wins & Losses. He’s also earned his best streaming week ever to date in addition to his first Billboard Hot 100 top 10 as “Going Bad (feat. Drake) debuts at #6. The triumphant first week comes on the heels of the gold certification of CHAMPIONSHIPS album cut, “Dangerous (feat. PnB Rock & Jeremih),” which simultaneously reached #1 at Urban mainstream radio. This marks the Philadelphia rapper’s second #1 album, with 2015’s DREAMS WORTH MORE THAN MONEYdebuting at #1, where it spent 2 consecutive weeks.  
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Looking for the perfect gift? Early bird tickets for The 2019 Made In America Festival are available now at https://miafe.st/earlybird

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Congratulations to our Roc Nation family on their 2019 61st GRAMMYs nominations!

Nominations:

 

  • Song of the Year
    • "This Is
      America" — Donald Glover & Ludwig Goransson, songwriters (Childish
      Gambino)
    • "Boo'd
      Up" — Larrance Dopson, Joelle James, Ella Mai & Dijon McFarlane,
      songwriters (Ella Mai)
  • R&B song
    • “Boo'd Up” -- Larrance Dopson,
      Joelle James, Ella Mai & Dijon McFarlane, songwriters (Ella Mai)
    • “Come Through And Chill -- Jermaine Cole,
      Miguel Pimentel & Salaam Remi, songwriters (Miguel Featuring J. Cole &
      Salaam Remi)
    •  “Feels
      Like Summer” -- Donald Glover & Ludwig Goransson, songwriters (Childish
      Gambino)
  • Best R&B Performance
    • “SUMMER” --- THE CARTERS
  • Best Rap/Sung Performance
    • PRETTY LITTLE FEARS 6lack
      Featuring J. Cole
  • Best Urban Contemporary Album
    • EVERYTHING IS LOVE - THE
      CARTERS
    • WAR & LEISURE - Miguel
  • Best Music Video
    • “APESHIT” -- THE CARTERS  -Ricky Saiz, video director; Mélodie Buchris,
      Natan Schottenfels & Erinn Williams, video producers
  • Pop duo/group performance
    • "Fall In
      Line" — Christina Aguilera Featuring Demi Lovato
  • Best Remixed Recording
    • Stargazing (Kaskade Remix) - Kygo feat. Justin Jesso
  • Song written for visual media
    • "Remember Me" —
      Miguel Featuring Natalia Lafourcade, written by Kristen Anderson-Lopez &
      Robert Lopez
    • Track from: "Coco"

 

 

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Music and Food Fundraiser for Woolsey Fire @ One Love Ranch, Dec 2

100% Of Proceeds Go To Malibu Foundation

Performances By Joe Walsh • Katy Perry • Gwen Stefani • Macy Gray Robin Thicke • Natasha Bedingfield • Best Coast • Rick Springfield Cara Delevingne • Rita Wilson • Chad Smith (Red Hot Chili Peppers) Taylor Hawkins (Foo Fighters) • Nick Valensi (The Strokes) Brandon Boyd, Mike Einziger and Ben Kenney of Incubus Brandi Carlile • Whitney Cummings • Dorothy • Angel Haze • Pete Molinari Kii Arens • Adam “12” Bravin • Cisco Adler
On Sunday, December 2, the proceeds of this event will go to the Malibu Foundation to support programs in areas impacted by the Woolsey Fire including Agoura Hills, Oak Park, Thousand Oaks, West Hills, Calabasas, Malibu and other areas. One Gun Ranch will be renamed One Love Ranch , where there will be a live auction and performances by Joe Walsh, Katy Perry, Gwen Stefani, Macy Gray, Robin Thicke, Natasha Bedingfield, Best Coast, Rick Springfield, Cara Delevingne, Brandon Boyd, Mike Einziger and Ben Kenney of Incubus, Brandi Carlile, Whitney Cummings, Rita Wilson, Nick Valensi (The Strokes), Chad Smith (Red Hot Chili Peppers), Taylor Hawkins (Foo Fighters), Dorothy, Pete Molinari, Angel Haze, Cisco Adler, Kii Arens, & Adam “12” Bravin. The event committee includes Ann Eysenring, Alice Bamford, Anjelica Huston, Aureta, Amber Farr, Alaina Meyer, Alexandra Keating, Bonnie Curtis, Carson Meyer, Darren Romanelli, Debbie Frank, Demi Moore, Eric Buterbaugh, Erica Packer, Evelin Webber, Gabby Reece, Grey Rembert, Frankie Harrer, Johnny Galecki, Keeley Brosnan, Kelly Meyer, Kim Lincoln, Laird Hamilton, Liberty Ross, Lyndie Benson, Mariella Haenn, Nicky Mathers, Orlando Bloom, Pierce Brosnan, Sarah Ann Marie Samson, Simone Harrer, Susan Chokachi, Tori Praver, Trevor Neilson, & Sarah Pantera. Tickets available HERE . With support from Linda Perry & Kerry Brown’s label We Are Hear , the event will take place from 1-8 PM, with all proceeds and donations going to The Malibu Foundation . This will go to those most in need: to the uninsured, those living paycheck to paycheck with no resources, to help with animal refuge and care, to rebuild and regenerate Malibu and to support proper Wildfire Prevention and Land Stewardship initiatives. There will be a silent auction as well as a live auction by Christie’s, including a Jony Ive specially designed Apple product, a Tierney Gearon photograph, unique Mr. Brainwash artwork, and items from Bamford Watch Department. Food at the festival will be provided by Nick Mathers’ Elephante, Nobu Malibu, Malibu Burger Co., and Catch. About The Malibu Foundation: The Malibu Foundation was created to support the community of Malibu and its neighbors as they work to rebuild after the Woolsey Fire. It has been launched by members of the community including Miley Cyrus, the Happy Hippie Foundation, Liam Hemsworth, Evelin Weber, Alice Bamford, Ann Eysenring, Joe Flanigan, Rory Kennedy, Trevor Neilson, and others. The foundation will support programs in areas impacted by the Woolsey Fire including Agoura Hills, Oak Park, Thousand Oaks, West Hills, Calabasas, Malibu and other areas. https://malibufoundation.gvng.org/
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International advocacy organization Global Citizen, Parlophone and Atlantic US (sister companies within the Warner Music Group) today announced the release of Global Citizen EP 1, a four-track collection of brand new music featuring Pharrell Williams, Stormzy and South-African superstar Cassper Nyovest among many others. The EP will be released on all digital platforms on Friday 30 November, with E-Lo by Los Unidades & Pharrell Williams (feat. Jozzy) available right now.
Full Tracklisting:
1. Rise Up (feat. Nelson Mandela) – Stargate
2. E-Lo (feat. Jozzy) – Los Unidades & Pharrell Williams
3. Timbuktu (feat. Stormzy & Jess Kent) – Cassper Nyovest & Los Unidades
4. Voodoo (feat. Tiwa Savage, Wizkid, Danny Ocean & David Guetta) – Stargate & Los Unidades
Proceeds of the EP will support Global Citizen’s campaigns and advocacy efforts to end extreme poverty as well as its work in areas such as gender equality, education, water and sanitation. The project has been spearheaded by Coldplay’s Chris Martin, the curator of Global Citizen’s annual live music festivals. The EP will be released by Parlophone in all global territories outside of North America while Atlantic US will release domestically.
Of the project, Global Citizen CEO Hugh Evans said, For hundreds of years, we have witnessed the power of music in bringing people together to drive activism and demand change. We are thrilled to release Global Citizen EP 1 with new songs from these incredible artists who stand with us in the fight to defeat extreme poverty, and we are extremely grateful to Dave Holmes, Parlophone Records and Atlantic Records for their dedicated partnership and support as we demand to see an end to extreme poverty by 2030.”
Dave Holmes, Coldplay’s Manager said, "It was a real honour to help further the Global Citizen movement by putting together this release alongside Chris and Parlophone. We've ended up with so many incredible performers, and we're all extremely proud of the finished EP. May it be the first of many."
Mark Mitchell, Co-President, Parlophone Records said, “Global Citizen is an incredible charity that has music running through its veins so it’s great to be able to add to its live scene by working with Chris, Dave, Phil and our friends at Atlantic US and deliver this brilliant EP around the world. From David Guetta to Stormzy, the calibre of artists involved is world class and these amazing tracks will help spread awareness and open up Global Citizen to a whole new audience. I’m personally delighted to be working with Hugh and his team to share exceptional music and help make real change.”
Julie Greenwald, Chairman & COO, Atlantic Records Groupsaid, “We’re very excited to be partnering with our colleagues at Parlophone to help raise funds and awareness for Global Citizen - who are doing a tremendous job in using music to engage fans on critical issues. Chris and Dave have put together a fantastic group of artists for this very cool EP, and everyone at Atlantic is looking forward to continuing the essential work being done by Hugh and the entire Global Citizen team.”
Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 is  presented and hosted by The Motsepe Foundation and will take place on December 2 in Johannesburg, honouring the legacy of Nelson Mandela. Mandela 100 has also been curated by Chris Martin, supported in his efforts by Coldplay manager and Global Citizen Executive Producer Dave Holmes. Beyoncé, JAY-Z, Cassper Nyovest, D'banj, Ed Sheeran, Eddie Vedder, Femi Kuti, Pharrell Williams, Sho Madjozi, Tiwa Savage, Usher, Wizkid and Chris Martin himself will all take to the Johannesburg stage.
ABOUT GLOBAL CITIZEN
Since the first Global Citizen Festival in New York in 2012, Global Citizen has grown into one of the largest, most visible platforms for young people around the world calling on world leaders to honour their responsibilities in achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and ending extreme poverty by 2030. Global Citizens have generated commitments and policy announcements from leaders valued at over $37.9 billion that are set to affect the lives of more than 2.25 billion people. The organization has taken its action-based model to Australia, India, the United Kingdom, Germany, Belgium, and Canada, and created a platform for activists to learn about the issues they care most about, take action, and earn rewards for doing so.
ABOUT PARLOPHONE RECORDS
With more than a century of experience in discovering and nurturing iconic recording artists, Parlophone is among the best known and most loved record labels in the world. Parlophone’s broad roster of popular and influential artists include Coldplay, Gorillaz, Blur, Lily Allen, David Guetta, Kano, Paul Weller and Tinie Tempah. Parlophone’s legendary catalogue artists include Pink Floyd, Iron Maiden, Cliff Richard, Tina Turner, Duran Duran and Radiohead. Parlophone is part of Warner Music Group.
ABOUT ATLANTIC RECORDS
Atlantic Records celebrates its 70th anniversary in 2018. Founded in New York City, the label literally grew from a one-room operation into one of the world’s preeminent music companies. Atlantic has released a string of recordings that have had a profound impact on the course of modern music, its rich history including such musical icons as Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, John Coltrane, and Led Zeppelin. The Atlantic Records Group roster today includes many of the world’s most popular recording artists, among them Kelly Clarkson, Bruno Mars, Sia, Ed Sheeran, Death Cab for Cutie, Cardi B, Lil Uzi Vert, Flo Rida, Kevin Gates, David Guetta, Matchbox Twenty, Melanie Martinez, Janelle Monáe, Jason Mraz, Panic! At the Disco, Paramore, Christina Perri, Charlie Puth, Coldplay, Skrillex, Trey Songz, Twenty One Pilots, Rob Thomas, Wiz Khalifa, and many more.
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"Like many who are now incarcerated, I was the victim of a miscarriage of justice. I got lucky, but because of dysfunctional, discriminatory rules, most don’t." ~Meek Mill

Read the full piece on the New York Times' website here.    
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Meek Mill released two new tracks "Uptown Vibes" and "Oodles O' Noodles Babies" from his forthcoming album, CHAMPIONSHIPS. "Oodles O' Noodles Babies" was debuted with performance The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.  "Uptown Vibes" features Fabolous and Anuel AA. Listen to them both now on TIDAL at TIDAL.com/MeekMill. [caption id="attachment_33752" align="alignnone" width="1024"] THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON -- Episode 0966 -- Pictured: Musical guest Meek Mill performs on November 21, 2018 -- (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank)[/caption]
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