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One Liners: Dua Lipa, Justin Timberlake, Lady Gaga, more

By | Published on Friday 26 January 2018

Dua Lipa

Other notable announcements and developments today…

• Pedro The Lion have signed to Polyvinyl to release their next album. “I am so THRILLED to be working with them”, says the band’s David Bazan.

• Guitarist and YouTuber Sarah Longfield has signed to Season Of Mist to release her next album. Label boss Michael Berberian says the deal came about after he saw one of her videos by accident: “My jaw dropped! Once the first surprise passed, my mind was reeling. Somebody who is playing on such a level at this age is called a ‘lifer’ and in it for the long run”.

• Dua Lipa is now using her face, ability to walk and completely lifeless music to hawk Adidas clobber.

• Justin Timberlake’s releasing a lot of new songs at the moment. I hope he’s not planning to release another double album. Anyway, here’s ‘Say Something’.

• Lady Gaga has released a new piano version of her song ‘Joanne’.

• Lil Wayne has released another new track from his upcoming ‘Dedication 6 Reloaded’ mixtape. Here’s ‘Bloody Mary’, featuring Juelz Santana.

• A$AP Rocky has released his second new track of the week too. Here’s ‘Above’.

• James Blake has flapped out a new single, ‘If The Car Beside You Moves Ahead’.

• Kali Uchis has released the video for new single, ‘After The Storm’.

• With their new album, ‘Catharsis’, out today, Machine Head have released another single from it, ‘Volatile’.

• The nominees for this year’s Nordic Music Prize have been announced. They are Alva Islandia, Astrid Swan, Björk, Fever Ray, Högni, Katinka, Kaukolampi, Kim Myhr, Mwuana, Solbrud, Susanne Sundfør and Yung Lean. The overall winner will be announced at By:larm on 1 Mar.

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

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