Published on May 3rd, 2016 | by Alan Cross0
Random Music News for Tuesday, May 3, 2016
The bull terriers found a nest of bunnies in the back yard. It wasn’t pretty, but they were really proud of themselves. And now, the music news…
- RIP Tupac’s mom.
- Pearl Jam and Beyonce have recorded a cover together. Expect their version of Bob Marley’s “Redemption Song” later this year. No, really.
- Drake has sold 822,000 copies of Views in the US through just three days. The Canadian number is 89,000. (Via BuzzAngle)
- If you’re into the listening/viewing habits of Millennials, you need to read this. And this, too.
- If you remember the El Mocambo, you’ll be pleased to know it will re-open in the fall.
- If you’re a Midnight Oil fan, you’ll find this Peter Garrett news interesting.
- Sales of Canadian vinyl are 42% ahead of last year.
- HUGE gap this week between the #1 album in the US (Beyonce’s Lemonade 485,000) and the #2 record (Traveler from Chris Stapleton, 25,000).
- Listening to podcasts is good for your brain.
- Family Guy creator Seth McFarlane is going to sing with the Boston Pops.
- Wes Scantlin of Puddle of Mudd is in trouble. Again.
- Well, this was awkward: Mariah Carey’s gave a dude a lap dance. On stage.
- They found a Prince-Miles Davis collaboration in Prince’s vault. Wow.
- Little Richard, 83, is apparently seriously ill.
- Things are weird with Sinead O’Connor. Again.
- Limp Bizkit’s Wes Borland, then and now.