Random music news for Saturday, May 12, 2018

A Hong Kong heiress just bought Sting’s place in NYC for $50 million. It launches in Canada May 16. Meanwhile, Rihanna’s lingerie line is getting good attention. Logic is selling his California compound following news of his divorce. It’s International Nurses Day. Creepy robots that dance. Apparently. Possibly. People are still unpacking all the imagery and messages in Childish Gambino’s “This is America” video. The newest home assistant is Google Home Max. What to people think about the new data plans offered by Canada’s telecoms? Hug a nurse–but ask first. What is Bastille’s Dan Smith doing with this mystery phone line? Can hackers take control of Siri, Google Assistant and Alexa? When it comes to music news for May 12, 2018…

Here are my weekly music picks for GlobalNews.ca. Is this the future of album collaborations? Perhaps. Are streaming music statistics useless? Here’s another story on how promoters are trying to fix the gender imbalance for performers at music festivals. Are these the ten most divisive albums of all time? Yep. Maybe. This is the man who dressed the Mods. Allegedly. Americans are beginning to realize that Toronto has become a multi-cultural hip-hop mecca. Kanye had a big retail FAIL in Sydney. Russian trolls tried to sew discontent and division in America over…Beyonce? Does the Apple Watch portend an iPhone-free future? Not much, really, “They suck” is the phrase you hear. YouTube has made some adjustments to their music charts.
Random music news for Saturday, May 12, 2018