Taylor Swift is the breakout hit on commercial radio in this week's countdown of new spins, and German dance-pop project ItaloBrothers, led by Matthias Metten, Zacharias Adrian and Christian Müller, land Most Active status.
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In headlines today, Elvis is remembered 40 years on, Montreal's birthday celebrations, Manchester Arena to reopen, Bonnie Tyler will sing for the eclipse, Kesha earns praise, and the difficulty of drawing Taylor Swift.
Amongst those making headlines today are Taylor Swift, Marissa Mayer, Rush at Le Studio, Weird Al, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Claude Ranger, Kesha and Michel Pagliaro.
Rebellion has a funny way of landing artists in the circles they set out to escape...