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One Liners: Billie Eilish, Doja Cat, Olivia Rodrigo, more

By | Published on Tuesday 7 December 2021

Billie Eilish


Fader has formally announced the launch of Fader Distribution, and has agreed a new partnership with Universal Music’s label services business Virgin. “We set up Fader Distribution to create a tier of service to aid independent artists that are in the very early stages of their development”, says CEO Jon Cohen. “At the forefront of Fader Distribution is our partnership with Virgin. Our Fader team provides strategic planning and marketing support, and we work closely with Virgin’s incredible global team, to start the artist development process for our artists”.

Downtown Music Services has signed a new worldwide publishing deal with Ibeyi. “Since their debut album, I have been following Ibeyi’s journey very closely, they are part of these few artists from France who take it to another level and put themselves on the international map”, says Laura Bedikian, Senior A&R Manager. “It’s a huge honour to have their trust to bring them even further now”.



Billie Eilish is back with a new video for ‘Male Fantasy’, from her second album ‘Happier Than Ever’.

Doja Cat has released a video for her song ‘Woman’. She’s also teamed up with Girls Who Code for a special interactive version of the video, where you can unlock special features using basic programming language. “I am so excited that Girls Who Code has partnered with me to make my ‘Woman’ music video the world’s first codable music video”, she says. “Fans all over the world will get to input code via a microsite and unlock some really cool special features. It’s going to be awesome”.

Above & Beyond are back with new single ‘Screwdriver’.

070 Shake has released new track ‘Lose My Cool’, featuring NLE Choppa. The track is taken from her new album, ‘You Can’t Kill Me Because I Don’t Exist’, which is due out in the spring.

Devin Townsend has released two new albums, ‘Puzzle’ and ‘Snuggles’. One is more full-on than the other. See if you can guess which.



Olivia Rodrigo has announced UK and Ireland tour dates next summer. She’ll kick things off at Live At The Marquee in Cork on 29 Jun and finish with two nights at the Hammersmith Apollo in London on 6-7 Jul.

The Cure have announced UK tour dates for December 2022. Yes, that’s a whole year away. They’ll start at Hydro in Glasgow on 4 Dec and finish at Wembley Arena in London on 11 Dec.

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