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CMU’s One Liners: Sonos, Tinie Tempah, Ed Sheeran, more

By | Published on Tuesday 14 February 2017

Ed Sheeran

Other notable announcements and developments today…

• Jet have returned after a seven year hiatus and signed a new publishing deal with BMG. “We’re really happy”, say the band. “It is a huge THRILL”, adds BMG Australia boss Heath Johns.

• Sonos is putting up its prices in the UK because the fall in the pound against the dollar since the EU referendum has made current prices “unsustainable”. But at least we took back control, right?

• Tinie Tempah has announced that he will release new album, ‘Youth’, on 31 Mar. Here’s the video for new single ‘Something Special’.

• Animal Collective will release new EP ‘The Painters’ this Friday. From it, this is ‘Kinda Bonkers’.

• Ed Sheeran will play a Teenage Cancer Trust show at the Royal Albert Hall on 28 Mar. Tickets go on sale on Friday.

• Wiley has announced that he will play Brixton Academy on 3 Nov. Tickets go on sale on Wednesday.

• Philip Glass and Laurie Anderson have announced a second London performance of their ‘American Style’ show at the Royal Festival Hall on 18 May. Tickets on sale on Friday.

• Katy Perry has completed the performer line-up for this year’s BRIT Awards. She’ll join Ed Sheeran, Robbie Williams, Bruno Mars, The 1975, Little Mix, Emeli Sandé and Skepta in entertaining the audience between tedious speeches. “After three years, I’m excited to return to the BRITs stage to kick off a new era of purposeful pop”, says Perry.

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