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Drake Signs Universal Music Group Deal Reportedly Valued at $400 Million

Drake has signed a new multifaceted deal with Universal Music Group that’s reportedly valued as high as $400 million.

The news was confirmed in UMG’s Q1 earnings call, as Variety reported. An official figure wasn’t revealed; insiders have pointed to the $400 million amount, although it could be even higher. One source described the deal as “LeBron-sized.”

Drake’s ‘Certified Lover Boy’ Projected to Overtake Kanye West’s ‘DONDA’ for Biggest Debut Week of 2021

Drake‘s Certified Lover Boy is looking to dethrone Kanye West‘s DONDA for the biggest debut week of 2021 so far.

According to HITS Daily Double, Drizzy’s CLB is projected to open with a total of 575,000 to 625,000 in equivalent album units with 45,000 to 55,000 in album sales. If forecasts are correct, the album will effectively surpass DONDA’s short-lived reign with 309,000 units and will be the biggest debut week since Taylor Swift’s folklore in July 2020.