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Billboard
Executive Turntable: New Hires at United Talent Agency, Columbia Records & Moreups Andrew Sparkler, who pioneered the company's direct partnership with YouTub
Billboard / Posted 2 hours ago
ups Andrew Sparkler, who pioneered the company's direct partnership with YouTube, to senior vp of business development. -- Universal Music Group appoints Adam Granite executive vp of market development, to be based out of London. A global industry... Read more
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Billboard
Z Forgoes Up To $1 Million Weekly As He Keeps '4:44' Off Spotifyalbum would be made available through the service’s free streaming offering aft
Billboard / Posted 4 hours ago
album would be made available through the service’s free streaming offering after two weeks, under terms of its deal with Universal Music, which handles distribution for Roc Nation. Whatever payments JAY-Z elected to sacrifice, he’s not likely... Read more
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CTV News
Universal Music apologizes for lack of French songs in Canadian box setTORONTO -- Universal Music Canada is apologizing for what it says were "errors
CTV News / Posted 9 hours ago
TORONTO -- Universal Music Canada is apologizing for what it says were "errors of omission" in excluding French-language music from its box set of Canadian artists. The record label's "Canada 150: A Celebration Of Music" arrived in stores last... Read more
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CBS News
Why "Despacito" has become the song of the summer"Despacito." Her video has been viewed more than 69 million times. This week,
CBS News / Posted 11 hours ago
"Despacito." Her video has been viewed more than 69 million times. This week, it became the most streamed song in history. Universal Music says the official version and a remix have been streamed 4.6 billion times since the original release six... Read more
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asianage
The Beatles: Eternal favouriteswhich retailed at Rs 550, including “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band”. On
asianage / Posted 17 hours ago
which retailed at Rs 550, including “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band”. On May 26 this year, the album was reissued by Universal Music (a large part of EMI had since merged with them) to commemorate 50 years since the release in 1967. Fans now... Read more
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asianage
Music is my soul, says Ananya Birlayour emotions and celebrating everything about life,” says the young popstar.
asianage / Posted yesterday
your emotions and celebrating everything about life,” says the young popstar. The singer and songwriter was signed by the Universal Music Group, India recently and she says that she doesn’t waste time in pursuing and realising her dreams. “I... Read more
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Billboard
The 75 Moments That Defined the Decade in Music (So Far)many many others, in the history books. -- D.R. January 1, 2011: Lucien Grange
Billboard / Posted yesterday
many many others, in the history books. -- D.R. January 1, 2011: Lucien Grange replaces Doug Morris as Universal CEO When Universal Music International chief Lucian Grainge took over for Doug Morris in the top role at UMG, it marked the end of a... Read more
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Daily Mail
Shirtless Justin Bieber enjoys a day out with Hillsong palin his Mercedes G-Wagon The song has surpassed the previous record, which was
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
in his Mercedes G-Wagon The song has surpassed the previous record, which was set by the singer's hit track Sorry. Universal Music Latin Entertainment announced the achievement on Tuesday, commending the song on its 4.38 billion plays since... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
"SPAC on Stage" brings musicians, listeners togetherstage. All four acts in the lineup are familiar to Sobol from her time in arti
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
stage. All four acts in the lineup are familiar to Sobol from her time in artist management at IMG and as CEO for Universal Music Classics: The Hot Sardines, a hot-jazz outfit playing speakeasy music with a touring tap dancer and a... Read more
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Daily Mail
Shirtless Justin Bieber frolics with a mystery femalein his Mercedes G-Wagon The song has surpassed the previous record, which was
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
in his Mercedes G-Wagon The song has surpassed the previous record, which was set by the singer's hit track Sorry. Universal Music Latin Entertainment announced the achievement on Tuesday, commending the song on its 4.38 billion plays since... Read more
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Rappler
Malaysia pulls plug on 'Despacito' song over sexual lyricsDESPACITO. A frame from the music video of 'Despacito'. Framegrab from YouTube/
Rappler / Posted yesterday
DESPACITO. A frame from the music video of 'Despacito'. Framegrab from YouTube/Universal Music Latino KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – Muslim-majority Malaysia has stopped playing the sexually charged song Despacito on public broadcast stations, a senior... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Malaysian radio, TV station to stop playing ‘Despacito’2017 file photo, singers Luis Fonsi, left and Daddy Yankee perform during the L
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
2017 file photo, singers Luis Fonsi, left and Daddy Yankee perform during the Latin Billboard Awards in Coral Gables, Fla. Universal Music Latin Entertainment announced Wednesday, July 19, 2017, that “Despacito” has become the most streamed song of... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Malaysia: Ministry bans ‘Despacito’ over sexually-charged lyricsself-censorship of the song, be it by stopping the airplay or audio deleting pa
Asian Correspondent / Posted yesterday
self-censorship of the song, be it by stopping the airplay or audio deleting part of the song.” Meanwhile, record company Universal Music on Wednesday said the song had set a record as the most streamed music track of all time, with some 4.6... Read more
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Canberra Times
Luis Fonsi and Justin Bieber's Despacito is the most-streamed song in historya record as the most streamed music track of all time, with some 4.6 billion pl
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
a record as the most streamed music track of all time, with some 4.6 billion plays across leading platforms, record company Universal Music said on Wednesday. The song, first released in January in Spanish by Puerto Rican singer Luis Fonsi and... Read more
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E! Online
Wife Remixes Her Husband Snoring to the Tune of ''Despacito''On Wednesday, Universal Music said song (including the original and remix) was
E! Online / Posted yesterday
On Wednesday, Universal Music said song (including the original and remix) was officially the most streamed song in history, amassing a combined for 4.6 billion plays in just six months, according to NPR. The outlet says that 2.6 billion views were... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Luis Fonsi and Justin Bieber's Despacito is the most-streamed song in historya record as the most streamed music track of all time, with some 4.6 billion pl
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 days ago
a record as the most streamed music track of all time, with some 4.6 billion plays across leading platforms, record company Universal Music said on Wednesday. The song, first released in January in Spanish by Puerto Rican singer Luis Fonsi and... Read more
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The Age
Luis Fonsi and Justin Bieber's Despacito is the most-streamed song in historya record as the most streamed music track of all time, with some 4.6 billion pl
The Age / Posted 2 days ago
a record as the most streamed music track of all time, with some 4.6 billion plays across leading platforms, record company Universal Music said on Wednesday. The song, first released in January in Spanish by Puerto Rican singer Luis Fonsi and... Read more
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Billboard
El Dusty Signs Global Publishing Deal With Spirit Music Latinonew approach to cumbia, was previously signed as a songwriter to Music Is Thera
Billboard / Posted 2 days ago
new approach to cumbia, was previously signed as a songwriter to Music Is Therapy. He is signed as an artist to Aftercluv, Universal Music Latin Entertainment’s Latin dance label. The deal isn’t just another publishing deal for El Dusty. Spirit... Read more
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Newsmax
'Despacito' Most Streamed Song Ever: 4.6 Billion Timesthe song is now the fourth most-played video of all time on YouTube and is gain
Newsmax / Posted 2 days ago
the song is now the fourth most-played video of all time on YouTube and is gaining on the top three, which are years old. Universal Music Group’s Sir Lucian Grainge said “Despacito”’s success shows the democratizing effect of streaming on the... Read more
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Variety
Epic Records Pivots in Wake of L.A. Reid Scandal With Renewed Resolvecontract negotiation ended in an impasse, amid rumblings of tension with the tr
Variety / Posted 2 days ago
contract negotiation ended in an impasse, amid rumblings of tension with the transitional leadership. He’s bound for Universal Music, multiple sources tell Variety. And A&R executive Randall “Sickamore” Medford, recruited by Reid to work... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
'Despacito' sets record for most streamed song of all time— "Despacito" has become the most streamed track of all time with more than 4.6
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 2 days ago
— "Despacito" has become the most streamed track of all time with more than 4.6 billion plays across streaming platforms. Universal Music Latin Entertainment announced Tuesday the song by Puerto Rican artists Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee and the... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
'Despacito' sets record for most streamed song of all time"Despacito" has become the most streamed track of all time with more than 4.6 b
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
"Despacito" has become the most streamed track of all time with more than 4.6 billion plays across streaming platforms. Universal Music Latin Entertainment announced Tuesday the song by Puerto Rican artists Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee and the... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
‘Despacito’ is now the most streamed song of all timeafter its release date, the hit song made history on Wednesday for being the mo
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 2 days ago
after its release date, the hit song made history on Wednesday for being the most streamed track of all time, according to Universal Music Latin Entertainment. The song by Puerto Rican singer Luis Fonsi and reggaetón star Daddy Yankee and its... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
'Despacito' is now the most streamed song of all timeafter its release date, the hit song made history on Wednesday for being the mo
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 2 days ago
after its release date, the hit song made history on Wednesday for being the most streamed track of all time, according to Universal Music Latin Entertainment. The song by Puerto Rican singer Luis Fonsi and reggaetón star Daddy Yankee and its... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
'Despacito' is now the most streamed song of all timeafter its release date, the hit song made history on Wednesday for being the mo
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 2 days ago
after its release date, the hit song made history on Wednesday for being the most streamed track of all time, according to Universal Music Latin Entertainment. The song by Puerto Rican singer Luis Fonsi and reggaetón star Daddy Yankee and its... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
'Despacito' is now the most streamed song of all timeafter its release date, the hit song made history on Wednesday for being the mo
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 2 days ago
after its release date, the hit song made history on Wednesday for being the most streamed track of all time, according to Universal Music Latin Entertainment. The song by Puerto Rican singer Luis Fonsi and reggaetón star Daddy Yankee and its... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
'Despacito' is now the most streamed song of all timeafter its release date, the hit song made history on Wednesday for being the mo
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 2 days ago
after its release date, the hit song made history on Wednesday for being the most streamed track of all time, according to Universal Music Latin Entertainment. The song by Puerto Rican singer Luis Fonsi and reggaetón star Daddy Yankee and its... Read more
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News 8000
'Despacito' is now the most streamed song of all timeafter its release date, the hit song made history on Wednesday for being the mo
News 8000 / Posted 2 days ago
after its release date, the hit song made history on Wednesday for being the most streamed track of all time, according to Universal Music Latin Entertainment. The song by Puerto Rican singer Luis Fonsi and reggaetón star Daddy Yankee and its... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Nothing slow about it: 'Despacito' is now the most-streamed song everremixes. “Luis Fonsi already had the undisputed, biggest song of the year – an
Los Angeles Times / Posted 2 days ago
remixes. “Luis Fonsi already had the undisputed, biggest song of the year – and now he’s setting even bigger records," Universal Music Group Chairman and CEO Lucian Grainge said in a statement. "Streaming has opened up the possibility of a song... Read more
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KECI Missoula
'Despacito' is now the most streamed song of all timeafter its release date, the hit song made history on Wednesday for being the mo
KECI Missoula / Posted 2 days ago
after its release date, the hit song made history on Wednesday for being the most streamed track of all time, according to Universal Music Latin Entertainment. The song by Puerto Rican singer Luis Fonsi and reggaetón star Daddy Yankee and its... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
'Despacito' is now the most streamed song of all timeafter its release date, the hit song made history on Wednesday for being the mo
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 2 days ago
after its release date, the hit song made history on Wednesday for being the most streamed track of all time, according to Universal Music Latin Entertainment. The song by Puerto Rican singer Luis Fonsi and reggaetón star Daddy Yankee and its... Read more
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dna
Latin dance hit 'Despacito' now most-streamed global tracka record as the most streamed music track of all time, with some 4.6 billion pl
dna / Posted 2 days ago
a record as the most streamed music track of all time, with some 4.6 billion plays across leading platforms, record company Universal Music said on Wednesday. The song, first released in January in Spanish by Puerto Rican singer Luis Fonsi and... Read more
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Billboard
How Spotify's 'Fake Artist' Controversy Has Increased Tensions With Label Partners, Could Hurt Its Bottom Lineother labels. According to the contractual stipulation, if WMG can negotiate a
Billboard / Posted 2 days ago
other labels. According to the contractual stipulation, if WMG can negotiate a higher licensing rate than its competitors, Universal Music Group and Sony Music Entertainment may also get the higher fee, even though the latter two majors already... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Latin dance hit 'Despacito' now most-streamed global tracka record as the most streamed music track of all time, with some 4.6 billion pl
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
a record as the most streamed music track of all time, with some 4.6 billion plays across leading platforms, record company Universal Music said on Wednesday. The song, first released in January in Spanish by Puerto Rican singer Luis Fonsi and... Read more
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Reality TV World
'Despacito' sets record for most-streamed song of all timefeaturing Justin Bieber, which was released April 17, passed 4.6 billion plays
Reality TV World / Posted 2 days ago
featuring Justin Bieber, which was released April 17, passed 4.6 billion plays this week, according to a news release from Universal Music. "Streaming is a connector for audiences worldwide and it has helped my music reach every corner of the... Read more
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ABC News
'Despacito' sets streaming recordhas been streamed more than 4.6 billion times across multiple platforms in the
ABC News / Posted 2 days ago
has been streamed more than 4.6 billion times across multiple platforms in the six months since its initial release, Universal Music Group, the song’s label, says. Those are the total combined streams of both the original, exclusively... Read more
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Daily Mail
'Despacito' sets record for most streamed song of all timeby pop sensation Justin Bieber - has surpassed the previous record, which was s
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
by pop sensation Justin Bieber - has surpassed the previous record, which was set by the 23-year-old's track Sorry. Universal Music Latin Entertainment announced the achievement on Tuesday, commending the song on its 4.38 billion plays since... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Malaysia's public broadcaster RTM to stop airing DespacitoWednesday, the hit song by Puerto Rican singer Luis Fonsi was named the most st
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
Wednesday, the hit song by Puerto Rican singer Luis Fonsi was named the most streamed song of all time. The song's label, Universal Music Latin Entertainment, said Despacito in its original and remixed versions had reached 4.6 billion streams... Read more
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AceShowbiz
Justin Bieber's 'Despacito' Is Now the Most Streamed Song of All Timeholder "Sorry" by Justin and its various remixes, which has clocked up more tha
AceShowbiz / Posted 2 days ago
holder "Sorry" by Justin and its various remixes, which has clocked up more than 4.38 billion combined plays, according to Universal Music Group. Just hours after its released on January 13, "Despacito" set a new record on Vevo by becoming the... Read more
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Access Hollywood
'Despacito' Surpasses Justin Bieber's 'Sorry' As Most Streamed Song Of All Time"Despacito" has become the most streamed track of all time with more than 4.6 b
Access Hollywood / Posted 2 days ago
"Despacito" has become the most streamed track of all time with more than 4.6 billion plays across streaming platforms. Universal Music Latin Entertainment announced Tuesday the song by Puerto Rican artists Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee and the... Read more
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NBC News
'Despacito' shatters streaming records: 4.6 billion streams and counting"Sorry," which has accumulated 4.38 billion streams since its release. In the l
NBC News / Posted 2 days ago
"Sorry," which has accumulated 4.38 billion streams since its release. In the last 6 months "Despacito," released under Universal Music Latin Entertainment, has dominated the radio and the charts. In a statement, Luis Fonsi had this to say... Read more
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SKY News
Despacito becomes most streamed song everculture and in a different language to become a juggernaut of success around th
SKY News / Posted 2 days ago
culture and in a different language to become a juggernaut of success around the world," said Lucian Grainge, CEO of Universal Music. The popular summer video is the first Spanish-language song to reach the top since 1996's Macarena, and the... Read more
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DW
Luis Fonsi's reggaeton hit 'Despacito' declared most-streamed song ever |the song title means "slowly" in Spanish, the rise of "Despacito" has been anyt
DW / Posted 2 days ago
the song title means "slowly" in Spanish, the rise of "Despacito" has been anything but sluggish. On Wednesday, the Universal Music Latin Entertainment label, which brought the reggaeton song by Puerto Rican musicians Luis Fonsi and Daddy... Read more
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Mashable
And the all-time streaming record goes to... you guessed it, 'Despacito'now Luis Fonsi's hit single has become the most streamed song of all time, with
Mashable / Posted 2 days ago
now Luis Fonsi's hit single has become the most streamed song of all time, with 4.6bn streams globally, according to Universal Music Latin Entertainment. While that means "Sorry" by Justin Bieber has now been relegated to second place,... Read more
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FOX News
'Despacito' becomes the most streamed song in historythe most streamed track of all time. The song has been played over 4.6 billion
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
the most streamed track of all time. The song has been played over 4.6 billion times across different streaming platforms, Universal Music Latin Entertainment announced Tuesday. 'Despacito,' which is performed by Puerto Rican artists Luis Fonsi... Read more
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The Manila Times
Despacito’ declared most streamed song everwhose reggaeton beat has swept the globe, on Wednesday was named the most strea
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
whose reggaeton beat has swept the globe, on Wednesday was named the most streamed song of all time. The song’s label, Universal Music Latin Entertainment, said “Despacito” in its original and remixed versions had reached 4.6 billion streams... Read more
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FOX News
'Despacito' becomes the most steamed song in historythe most streamed track of all time. The song has been played over 4.6 billion
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
the most streamed track of all time. The song has been played over 4.6 billion times across different streaming platforms, Universal Music Latin Entertainment announced Tuesday. 'Despacito,' which is performed by Puerto Rican artists Luis Fonsi... Read more
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CBS News
There's new song topping list of most streamed of all-time-- "Despacito" has become the most streamed track of all time with more than 4.
CBS News / Posted 2 days ago
-- "Despacito" has become the most streamed track of all time with more than 4.6 billion plays across streaming platforms. Universal Music Latin Entertainment announced Tuesday the song by Puerto Rican artists Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee and the... Read more
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New Kerala
NOW That's What I Call Music! Presents Today's Biggest Hits On NOW 63 And The Ultimate Parking Lot Party Playlist On NOW Tailgate Anthems - newkerala news #255311reached Billboard's Top 10, and 19 volumes have reached Number One. NOW That's
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
reached Billboard's Top 10, and 19 volumes have reached Number One. NOW That's What I Call Music! is a joint venture from Universal Music Group and Sony Music Entertainment. NOW and NOW That's What I Call Music! are registered trademarks of... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
'Despacito' becomes most streamed song of all time, beats Justin Bieber's Sorrywhose reggaeton beat has swept the globe, on Wednesday was named the most strea
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
whose reggaeton beat has swept the globe, on Wednesday was named the most streamed song of all time. The song's label, Universal Music Latin Entertainment, said 'Despacito' in its original and remixed versions had reached 4.6 billion streams... Read more
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