Random music news for Thursday, May 3, 2018

Brian Wilson needs back surgery this month. Sorry, CRA. There’s a petition demanding he shave it off. Fans at music festivals can get very weird. A Holocaust rock opera? Keeping the secret of Milli Vanilli. Jay-Z’s Roc Nation is starting up a television division. He faces a $235 fine. But first, I have to report on the music news for May 3, 2018. I’ll do it today. Taylor Swift sold this place in Beverly Hills. Disney is planning to launch a video streaming service for millennials. I’m tired of him. A music industry group has officially asked Apple not to stop selling iTunes downloads. Spotify says it now has 75 million paying subscribers…
…and Spotify users can now share music in links to their Instagram stories. An Apple Watch saved a girl’s life by detecting impending kidney failure. Portugal.The Man canceled an appearance on an Australia TV show over a racism controversy that’s been brewing on the show. Oh, crap! See? Discogs.com is doing well thanks to the vinyl boom. One of the “Descpacito” accordion-wielding Toronto subway buskers has been busted. Yes, Disney. R Kelly has won an award: “The music industry’s biggest piece of male garbage“…
…which segues into this story of why he canceled a bunch of shows. VERY well. I forgot to take care of my quarterly HST payment! Arctic Monkeys fans REALLY hate Alex Turner’s beard. Justin Timberlake admits to hooking up with a Spice Girl. WhatsApp is KILLING Snapchat. No Kanye news today.
Random music news for Thursday, May 3, 2018