Alex Gale of Billboard Magazine Says Taylor Swift’s Current Run Resembles MJ in the 80’s + Fills us in on Who’s Stock is Rising, Falling and the Biggest Independent and Christian Artists

Senior editor at Billboard Magazine, Alex Gale, recently stopped by the Sway in the Morning studios and the result was a full fledged discussion about some of the hottest artists current stock, is it rising, falling, or plateauing?

From Taylor Swift pulling off an incredible run as of late resembling the success that Michael Jackson had in the 80’s to Drake releasing two No. 1 albums in the last year it’s been an incredibly exciting time for music fans.

Gale also fills us in on the effect streaming has on the Billboard charts with artists like Fetty Wap seeing time on top as well as the top independent artists as of like with the like of Logic and Joey Bada$$.  Check out the full interview to hear the rest of Gale’s thoughts.


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