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Random music news for Thursday, March 7, 2024

What kind of pre-wedding party can you throw for US$150 million? It happened in India. Meanwhile, music news for March 7, 2024, looks like this.

  1. Alicia Keys and Pharrell Williams are going to perform at the F1 Grand Prix, making them the latest artists to take money from a regime that has no respect for human rights.
  2. Cool! Apple has introduced transcripts for Apple Podcasts. Here’s what that means.
  3. Some US politicians introduced a bill that would force ByteDance to sell TikTok. Good luck with that.
  4. Josh Homme of Queens of the Stone Age announced a benefit concert that will also feature Dave Grohl, Chad Smith, Bill Burr, and more.
  5. Meanwhile, Dave Grohl has a new signature guitar.
  6. Lenny Kravitz is getting a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
  7. This radio station has ceased broadcasting. Its history goes back 102 years.
  8. David Bowie was a digital music pioneer. Here’s why. (Via Christopher)
  9. Misheard lyrics are called “mondegreens,” by the way. Here’s the “Lorraine version.” (Via Rick J)
  10. Want to be a music manager? Read this first.
  11. Jay Weinberg used to be in Slipknot. He’s just joined Suicidal Tendencies.
  12. Remember when Madonna got sick last year? She was really, really sick.
  13. A Taylor Swift fan in Melbourne paid US$700 for a ticket to a show that has no view of the stage.
  14. Is she having a tough time in Singapore?
  15. Sure. Okay. Whatever.

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Alan Cross

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