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Dan Rys

Dan Rys is a senior writer at Billboard covering the music business. Over the past decade, his work has appeared in and been highlighted by The New York Times, Rolling Stone, The Village Voice, Vice and Hot Press magazine. Prior to Billboard, he worked as the senior editor of XXL. He probably likes funk music more than you do.

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How Noah Kahan’s ‘Stick Season’ Zoomed From 100 to 3 on the Billboard 200 in a Week

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50 Greatest Rap Groups of All Time: Nos. 50-11

The 50 Best Songs of 2023 So Far: Staff Picks

The 50 Best Albums Of 2023 So Far: Staff Picks

How Trusting Jelly Roll Was Key to the Cross-Genre Success of ‘Whitsitt Chapel’

Digital Music Companies Band Together to Combat Streaming Fraud With New Task Force

Halsey Signs With Columbia Records

EMPIRE Names Alexandra Moore as Chief Business Officer