Published on June 16th, 2018 | by Alan Cross0
Random music news for Saturday, June 16, 2018
Had he lived, Tupac would be 57 today. And in other music news for June 16, 2018…
- Here are my weekly music picks for GlobalNews.ca.
- Ozzy Osborne to serve 30 years for a barbershop killing. (Note the spelling of the last name. It’s not Ozzy “Osbourne,” so if you hear anything about our Ozzy going to jail, it’s the wrong guy.)
- Are playlists good or bad for album sales? Let’s take a look.
- Headline of the day: “How to Tell a Loved One They’re Coiling Cables Wrong.” If you’ve ever been in a band, you’ll understand this immediately.
- Alicia Keys has a new initiative aimed at promoting women through the music industry.
- Stream music at work? Could you actually be breaking the law? Maybe.
- A bunch of stream-ripping sites has ceased operations.
- A London house once owned by Noel Gallagher has gone up for sale.
- So Ryan Adams is now a weatherman?
- There’s another new app for insomnia. May have to try this…
- Jay-Z’s streaming scandal could have wider implications for hip-hop.
- Singer John Legend and his wife Chrissy Teigen each donated $72,000 to the ACLU, a thousand dollars for each year of Donald Trump’s life. How’s that for a birthday commemoration?
- A major Hollywood breakthrough: The next Captain Marvel movie will be scored by a female composer.
- Anyone else nervous about AI technology like this?
- Saskatoon has done this to honour hometown legend Joni Mitchell. We need to do more of this all across this country!
- This musician has been awarded $260,000 USD because his girlfriend tried to sabotage his career.
- Yes, that was Christina Aguilera busking on the subway.
- So why did Robbie Williams flip the cameras the bird during his World Cup opening ceremonies performance? Oh.
- Stephen Hawking’s voice has been beamed towards a black hole. Cooooool!
- This group has been legally prevented from making music by the police. Wow.