Random music news for Friday, May 11, 2018

Random music news for Friday, May 11, 2018
Spotify isn’t waiting. Black market views of YouTube? This is really, really horrifying…
…but his lawyer says it’s all a shakedown. Apparently, the floodgates are open for this kind of statistical manipulation. Dude climbs the top of a stage at a music festival. It’s Friday. Chris Brown has been sued over allegations of a horrible sexual assault. Speaking of the royal wedding, these musicians are involved. Back up: here’s some music news for May 11, 2018. It’s Eurovision weekend, the finale of the most bonkers music competition on the planet. Like this. Burglar breaks into Rihanna’s house. Here’s what to watch for. Here’s how and why. Dude touches live wire. Ever wonder how sign language interpreters prepare for festivals? NSync as a campaign song, Doug Ford? Burglar gets arrested. The noise around us is destroying our hearing. Burglar gets tased. They’ve removed a bunch of Brown’s music. Why does so much new music come out on Fridays? I’m in London UK for the next week leading a tour of rock’n’roll landmarks for a group of Flight Centre customers. Dude dies. Maybe. This should be interesting, especially since the royal wedding is next Saturday. Could this new Google strategy double podcast audiences? Here’s the reason. Meanwhile, Detail, Drake’s ex-producer, is also being accused of sexual assault. Really? It looks like Apple is going to unite its streaming service with Apple TV. Is Facebook considering a paid version of what it offers? Here’s what they think. If you’re a fan of Stanley Kubrick like me, you need to read this story about the music in his movies.