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Aminé "Caroline" (Republic)
Belly "Ballerina" (CP/Roc Nation/Republic)
Lupe Fiasco "Pick Up The Phone" (1st & 15th) - See more at: http://www.fmqb.com/Article.asp?id=16691#sthash.GRJ18z1n.dpuf
Aminé "Caroline" (Republic)
Belly "Ballerina" (CP/Roc Nation/Republic)
Lupe Fiasco "Pick Up The Phone" (1st & 15th)
- See more at: http://www.fmqb.com/Article.asp?id=16691#sthash.GRJ18z1n.dpuf
Aminé "Caroline" (Republic)
Belly "Ballerina" (CP/Roc Nation/Republic)
Lupe Fiasco "Pick Up The Phone" (1st & 15th)
- See more at: http://www.fmqb.com/Article.asp?id=16691#sthash.GRJ18z1n.dpuf
Rihanna "Love On The Brain" (Roc Nation/Def Jam) Click Hear for audio sample of Rihanna-LoveOnTheBrain
The Weeknd f/Daft Punk "Starboy" (XO/Republic) Click Hear for audio sample of WeekndFeatDaftPunk-Starboy

The Weeknd announced his new album is titled Starboy and unveiled the artwork for the record (as well as his new haircut). Overnight, the singer released the lead single, also titled "Starboy." The track featured Grammy-winning electronic duo Daft Punk.
      According to iTunes, Starboy has a release date of November 25 and will have 18 tracks. The only other song title listed on iTunes is "False Alarm."
      Starboy
is the follow-up to The Weeknd's 2015 hit album Beauty Behind the Madness.
      The Grammy Award winning, Academy Award nominated artist will also debut the new single on the season premiere of Saturday Night Live on October 1.

Views from Drake returns to #1 on the Billboard 200 chart this week, which gives the album its 13th week overall atop the chart. According to Nielsen Music's data, Views earned 53,000 equivalent album units. Drake spent seven weeks away from the #1 slot but climbs from #2 back to the top slot once again.
      An eclectic mix of new releases debut in the top ten this week as well, starting with rapper Mac Miller coming in at #2 with The Divine Feminine. It is Miller's fourth consecutive release to chart in the top five, according to Billboard.
      Staind singer Aaron Lewis' third solo Country album, titled Sinner, bows at #4. R&B star Usher debuts at #5 with Hard II Love, his first new record in over four years. The fourth new top ten debut is from veteran Christian rockers Casting Crowns with The Very Next Thing at #9.
      The rest of the Billboard 200's top ten is made up of the Suicide Squad soundtrack (#3), Jason Aldean (#6), Travis Scott (#7), Twenty One Pilots (#8) and Florida Georgia Line (#10).

Beyoncé tops the lineup of this year's Tidal X: 1015 benefit concert, set for October 15 at Brooklyn's Barclays Center. Overseen by Queen Bey and her husband Jay Z, Tidal X will support the Robin Hood Foundation, which benefits education for children around New York City, as well as other charities selected by the artists.
      In addition to Beyoncé, other artists on the bill for Tidal X include Alicia Keys, Nicki Minaj, Ms. Lauryn Hill, Common, DNCE, Robin Thicke and many others. Angie Martinez will host the event, which will also stream live on the Tidal music service.
      "A strong education is one of the best poverty-fighting tools there is," Robin Hood Executive Director David Saltzman said in a statement via Rolling Stone. "We’re thrilled that the proceeds from this once-in-a-lifetime benefit concert will support great teachers and strengthen schools. It will undoubtedly be an incredible night for everyone, especially our honored guests: the heroic teachers helping our most vulnerable children escape poverty."
      Last year, Tidal held the Tidal X: 1020 charity concert, also at the Barclays Center. More details about this year's event can be found at Tidal.com.

In a new interview with KPWR (Power 106)/Los Angeles, Chance the Rapper said he and Kanye West are working on a collaborative record together. Chance says the album should be titled Good Ass Job, which was a possible title West had suggested for a different album years ago. In the interview, Chance said the pair have at least two songs completed that could be on a new album down the road.

To get your record listed or update release changes contact Bob Burke at bburke@fmqb.com

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