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Random Music News for Saturday, February 28, 2015

On this day in 1983, the finale of M*A*S*H* became the biggest thing on TV ever. Its viewership of 106 million has since been eclipsed by the Super Bowl and a few other shows.

  1. The 2016 Junos will be in Calgary.
  2. Madonna says that her fall at The Brits gave her whiplash.
  3. But wait. What if that whole fall thing was nothing more than a publicity stunt?
  4. Then again, she just blew off any sympathy she might have gathered when she brought up Nazis.
  5. Oh, and that Israeli who hacked into Madonna’s computer has been arrested.
  6. Noel Gallagher doesn’t think much of Taylor Swift’s songwriting ability.
  7. There’s a nasty lawsuit within Korn.
  8. Michael Jackson’s Thriller contract is going up for auction.
  9. Elvis has returned to the building in Las Vegas.
  10. Wait: YouTube is still unprofitable?
  11. Is EDM today’s easy listening music?
  12. It’s 1995 all over again! The British music media is setting up a war between Blur and Noel Gallagher.
  13. Shut up, Bieber.
  14. Imagine this: Noel Gallagher and Tom Cruise having dinner together. It actually happened.

Alan Cross

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