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One Liners: AEG, Universal, Black Eyed Peas, more

By | Published on Friday 26 October 2018


Other notable announcements and developments today…

• Tom Miserendino has announced that he will retire as Head of AEG’s European operations at the end of the year. Alex Hill, currently AEG Europe’s COO and CFO, will replace him. “I am very confident that AEG’s best days continue to lie ahead”, says Miserendino optimistically.

• Universal Music has made Jaime Weston its Executive Vice President of Consumer Marketing. She joins from the NFL. “There is nothing more unifying today than the emotional power of music”, she says, getting started with the marketing right away.

• Black Eyed Peas have released an augmented reality app, which will work at shows on their upcoming European tour, starting at London’s Hammersmith Apollo tomorrow night.

• Little Mix have released the video for new single ‘Woman Like Me’. Nicki Minaj appears as a portrait.

• Former My Chemical Romance frontman Gerard Way has released a new solo track, ‘Baby You’re A Haunted House’.

• Stone Roses frontman Ian Brown has released his first new solo single for nearly a decade, titled ‘First World Problems’. He will release a new album, ‘Ripples’, on 1 Mar.

• Billie Eilish has released the video for new single ‘When The Party’s Over’.

• Slow Club’s Rebecca Taylor, in her solo Self Esteem guise, has released the video for new single ‘Rollout’.

• Demdike Stare have released new EP ‘Passion’. From it, this is ‘At It Again’.

• Check out our weekly Spotify playlist of new music featured in the CMU Daily – updated every Friday.

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