Columbia Records Artists Make Crossover History
February 25, 2014 at 10:59 AM (PT)
COLUMBIA RECORDS is rewriting the music history books as the first and only record label to ever have two unique titles chart at six different MEDIABASE formats simultaneously. PHARRELL WILLIAMS’ “Happy” and JOHN LEGEND’s “All of Me” are currently charting at Top 40, Rhythm, AC, Hot AC, Urban, and Urban AC. In addition, “Happy” is also charting at Triple A.
“I’m so proud of the incredible job our entire promotion team, led by LEE LEISPNER, has done with these two songs,” Columbia EVP/GM JOEL KLAIMAN station. “With great music, strategic planning and hard work, we’ve accomplished something extraordinary for these special artists.”
“Clearly we’ve entered into an era of fewer walls between formats and more doors are opening for artists," MEDIABASE CEO/Pres. PHILIPPE GENERALI said. "When PHARRELL charts at seven formats and JOHN LEGEND at six, we are at a tipping point. This is indicative of a phenomenon. The entire MEDIABASE team extends congratulations to COLUMBIA for this historical accomplishment.”