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Random music news for Wednesday, March 27. 2024

I’m in Thailand. You may hate me. But I’m still responsible enough to deliver music news for March 27, 2024.

  1. Jeezus, the legal stuff swirling around Diddy is CRAZY! Human trafficking? Ordered hits? WTF?
  2. Some football fans want Coldplay to change the lyrics to “Yellow” to “Orange.” Just once, though.
  3. Did Taylor Swift’s father beat up a pap? Maybe.
  4. And are you maybe expecting too much from Taylor Swift? Read this.
  5. Travis Kelsey (aka Mr. Taylor Swift) is starting his own music festival
  6. Elton John apparently had three spare valuable Marily Munroe photos just lying around,
  7. Radio: Still better for your brain that TV.
  8. The CEO of Bell has been ordered to appear in front of a federal committee to explain all those job cuts. (Via John)
  9. The original content Apple is creating for the Vision Pro headset is…wow.
  10. In the US, vinyl records outsold CDs for the second year in a row.
  11. Meanwhile, the US music biz made over US$17 billion last year.
  12. And nearly 100 million Americans subscribed to a music service last year.
  13. A Spotify course in songwriting? Yes.
  14. Heard of HYBE yet? If not, you will.
  15. The Nirvana Smiley face case is back in court.

More music news? Look here.

BONUS: Movie idea: A guy gets transformed into a chicken nugget. Proof that Netflix will buy anything.

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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