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CMU’s One Liners: Lewis Watson, O2 Arena, Nicki Minaj, more

By and | Published on Tuesday 6 September 2016

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Other notable announcements and developments today…

• Singer-songwriter Lewis Watson has signed a worldwide services deal with Cooking Vinyl. Is he “absolutely THRILLED” about it? Absolutely.

• If you dreamt last week that Director Of Live Entertainment at the SECC in Glasgow, John Langford, is about to become VP and General Manager of AEG’s O2 tent, well, that’s a weird thing to dream about. Even if it’s accurate.

• Nicki Minaj has released a new track, ‘The Pinkprint Freetyle’. Here it is.

• Pixies have release the video for new single ‘Tenement Song’. As well as releasing their new album later this month, they’ll be touring the UK in November and December.

• AlunaGeorge have a new track out, called ‘Mediator’. New album ‘I Remember’ will be out later this month.

• Elle Exxe has released new single ‘Sick’, taken from her debut album, ‘Love Fuelled Hate’, which will now be released on 7 Oct.

• C Duncan has released the video for ‘Wanted To Want It Too’, the new single from his forthcoming new album.

• Spring King have released the video for ‘Detroit’. They also begin a UK tour this week, which will take them all the way to the end of next month, with a show at Koko in London on 28 Oct.

• Keane’s Tom Chaplin will be going on a solo tour next month, finishing up at Islington Assembly Hall on 31 Oct.

• Having announced that they will go their separate ways after they’ve finished promoting their new album, The Dillinger Escape plan have announced that they will be touring the UK in January. Dates include a show at The Forum in London on 25 Jan.

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