Music News

Random music news for Thursday, November 9, 2023

  1. Members of Shania Twain’s crew were injured in a bus crash in Saskatchewan.
  2. A musician has accused the former head of the Grammys of rape.
  3. How much is the music industry worth? About US$41.5 billion–and that doesn’t include live shows.
  4. Jungkook of BTS set a new one-day album sales record by moving over two million copies of his album Golden.
  5. And Britney Spears memoir sold a million copies in its first week.
  6. Very Canadian, this. (Via Tom)
  7. There’s an opening in GWAR.
  8. And who will replace Jay Weinberg in Slipknot? Here are some candidates.
  9. Radio listening: Still very, very big in the car.
  10. Usher won’t get paid by the NFL for the Super Bowl halftime show, but…
  11. Paris-based streamer Deezer has a whole new look.
  12. In case you missed it, Travis Barker and Kourtney Kardashian are new parents.
  13. Bad Bunny: Not a fan of AI use of his voice.
  14. EV manufacturers REALLY hate the idea of having to provide AM radio in their cars.
  15. Have we solved the mystery of the first Beatles historian?
  16. Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson has a comic book project in the works.
  17. Yeah, not a good look, Timbaland.

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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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