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One Liners: Calvin Harris, DJ Khaled, Gorillaz, more

By | Published on Monday 19 June 2017

Calvin Harris

Other notable announcements and developments today…

• Ed Sheeran is now on the list of people you can be disappointed with for accepting nonsense honours from the Queen. He’s gone and picked himself up an MBE. Warner Music owner Len Blavatnik now has an OBE too, which is more the sort of thing you’d expect.

Undeterred by Deadmau5, Calvin Harris has released new single ‘Feels’, featuring Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry and Big Sean.

• DJ Khaled has released new single, ‘Wild Thoughts’, featuring Rihanna and Bryson Tiller.

• Gorillaz have released a brand new track, ‘Sleeping Powder’, first aired at the band’s Demon Dayz festival earlier this month.

• The Cribs have released another new track, ‘Year Of Hate’.

• Sälen have released a new single that is so rude. No, wait, it is ‘So Rude’.

• Cold Specks is back with new single, ‘Wild Card’. She’ll be touring the UK in October, finishing up at Omeara in London on 10 Oct.

• Jeremy Corbyn will introduce Run The Jewels on stage at Glastonbury this Saturday. “We’re Corbyn fans, that’s the thing”, Michael Eavis told The Guardian. “He’s got something new and precious, and people are excited about it. He really is the hero of the hour”.

• Jazz musician Wayne Shorter has received this year’s Polar Music Prize. Oh, and Sting too.

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