The Mark Ronson hit helps the publisher win 11 consecutive quarters.

Mark Ronson's "Uptown Funk!," the top song of the first quarter, helped Sony/ATV score its 11th straight quarter as the top music publisher. However, the company also suffered its third straight market-share drop, slipping two points to 24 percent (after peaking at 32 percent in Q2 2014).

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