Random music news for Saturday, February 15, 2020

Jeff Bezos just bought David Geffen’s house for US$165 million. Mortgage or cash? Gotta be cash. The rich are not like you and I. And now, some music news for February 15, 2020.

  1. Here are my weekly music picks for GlobalNews.ca.
  2. The whole K-pop industry is really being affected by the corona virus outbreak.
  3. And another Asian tour has been canceled as a result of the outbreak.
  4. Snoop Dogg says he’s very, very, very sorry about what he said about Gayle King.
  5. This paralyzed producer is making music with his eyes.
  6. Here’s a massive scam in the UK involving fake tickets.
  7. If you’re thinking about buying something from Rihanna’s lingerie line, think again. Read this first.
  8. How long before Apple Music, Spotify, and Amazon hike their streaming prices? Maybe not long.
  9. Who knew that the Federal Government spent money on Bryan Adam tickets?
  10. Courtney Love says she’s been sober for 18 months now.
  11. No more Pink Floyd in the White House, then.
  12. Ticketmaster has expanded into Asia. The company now sells tickets in 32 countries.
  13. Fifty years later, the woman on the cover of Black Sabbath’s debut album has been identified.
  14. There’s a story that JUUL tried to hire Miley Cyrus to influence kids to talking up vaping.
  15. The things people will do to make a record.
  16. More bad news for R Kelly. Good.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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