inside The CRS Daily Buzz Sheet:

Research: You Don't Even Know Who I Am

Give Me Fuel, Give Me Fire, Give Me Reba McEntire

Adopting The Metrics System

Breaking The Singles, Ladies




Braun Buys BMLG

Big Machine Label Group has been purchased for more than $300 million by Scooter Braun's Ithaca Holdings, according to the Wall Street Journal. President/CEO Scott Borchetta is expected to stay with the company in that role and will have a seat on Ithaca's board, according to the report. Founded Aug. 31, 2005 by Borchetta, Big Machine grew from a roster of three – Jack Ingram, Danielle Peck and Taylor Swift – into a group with three promotion staffs, dozens of employees and the world's biggest music star – Swift, who departed for Universal late last year. Read the WSJ report here