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Random Music News for Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Still in Nashville. After another round of ribs, I’m having meat sweats. But I still managed to gather some music news for February 7, 2018.

  1. Can you connect the age of Trump with the decline in white male pop stars? Apparently so.
  2. Beyonce has some new merch for sale just in time for Valentine’s Day.
  3. Meanwhile, Bey’s dad had this to say about the colour of his daughter’s skin.
  4. Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler talks about his charity, Janie’s Fund. It does good work.
  5. Singer Kim Wilde has some pesky UFO problems in her garden.
  6. Because who doesn’t love a singing dog?
  7. Anyone for an Ed Sheeran documentary?
  8. A syndrome involving the hatred of sound can leave people physically ill.
  9. Justin Timberlake WAS going to use a Prince hologram for his Super Bowl performance but nixed it at the last second.
  10. Taylor Swift just dropped another $50 million on another property.
  11. So how do you feel about this trend of resurrecting dead music stars as touring holograms? Here’s an argument against that.

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