Random Music News for Thursday, January 7, 2016

Okay, people. Time to take down the inflatable Santas from the front lawn. Please?

And now, the music news…

  1. Here are all the winners from last night’s People’s Choice Awards–if you care.
  2. Motorhead’s “Ace of Spades” has just made its debut on the Billboard charts. Hell just got a little colder.
  3. This woman is my all-time favourite TV presenter.
  4. Zombie duets? It’s a new thing with Barry Manilow.
  5. Here are more statistics on which Beatles songs are being streamed the most.
  6. Madonna is scheduled to play Singapore. This could be interesting.
  7. Russian music stars have been flying to Syria to sing for the troops.
  8. Study: Having children can wreck your hearing.
  9. Don’t you wish your teachers had been this musically cool?
  10. If you’re going to get caught in a traffic jam, you might as well dance, right?
  11. You know that Deftones documentary that’s coming? Yeah, about that
  12. Did Amy Winehouse have Tourette’s? Her mom thinks so.
  13. Bowie’s new album is out tomorrow. His ex-wife is looking to get some attention, too.
  14. Got a cold? Listen to jazz. No, really.
  15. Janet Jackson says she does NOT have cancer.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ 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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