She has two? And she’s also a sex worker? Wow. Let’s see if I can match that with music news for January 19, 2022.
- The Canadian Live Music Association has introduced a national guide for COVID-19 and concerts.
- The Grammy Awards will take place in Las Vegas on April 3.
- Spotify is still the world leader in streaming wtih more paying subscribers than any other company. But its market share is declining.
- Interesting: You know when someone punctuates something bad by going “Dun-dun-DUUUNNN?” Where did that come from? Here’s an explanation.
- Yes, you can die from an ecstasy overdose.
- Cool! The 40 greatest synth sounds of all time.
- This woman just got a record deal–at the age of 97.
- In the first half of January, The Weeknd had 705 million streams on Spotify. That’s more than anyone. Yet his new album did not debut at #1 in the US. Strange.
- Here’s a fun musical takedown of Boris Johnson and his “Partygate” scandal. It features Rage Against the Machine, too.
- Only in Las Vegas: Watch a Michael Jackson impersonator fight with some random dude on Freemont Street.
- A Weird Al biopic? Starring Harry Potter? Apparently.]
- Lady Gaga’s super-fan community, the Little Monsters, has their own NFTs because of course.
- Did the world really need a vegan violin? (Via Tom)
- That’s an interesting admission from Bono.
- This likes a lot of sex, drugs, and rock’n’roll: The Casablanca Records story.
BONUS: My LSD-induced affair with a pigeon.
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