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Random music news for Saturday, February 24, 2024

Everyone likes game shows, right? Have you seen these examples of insanity? Music news for February 24, 2024, is much less nuts.

  1. Tay-Tay flew a Michelin-starred chef from the UK to Australia to cook for her and her entourage.
  2. A sexual assault claim against Aerosmith singer Steven Tyler has been dismissed.
  3. Univeral Music Group made another acquisition that will help it server superfans.
  4. Live Nation reported another record year with revenue of almost US$23 billion.
  5. Elton John’s de-cluttering auction raised more than US$8 million.
  6. Now the EU is on board when it comes to keeping AM radio in electric vehicles.
  7. A fan of Fortnite? There’s a new Lady Gaga opportunity.
  8. Have you seen Apple’s new app for sports?
  9. Around a thousand AI experts have signed a letter urging governments to do something about deepfakes.
  10. Hollerado is getting back together for the final Tokyo Police Club farewell shows.
  11. One Love is already one of the top-grossing music biopics of all time.
  12. Scientists say they have solved the mystery of whale songs.
  13. TikTok’s “add to music app” feature is coming to 163 countries.
  14. Sheryl Crow: Not a fan of AI.
  15. Two Taylor Swift notes: First, the V&A Museum is looking to hire at Tay-Tay expert. Second, Peter Garrett of Midnight Oil slammed her over “price gouging.”

BONUS: What were the designers thinking? These products are…special.

BONUS BONUS: This was the plot of a Simpsons episode. Remember Homer’s visit to The Frying Dutchman?

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