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One Liners: Harry Styles, Emeli Sandé, Animal Collective, more

By and | Published on Thursday 20 January 2022

Harry Styles


Gig management platform GigRealm has announced a new partnership with DIY distributor TuneCore. TuneCore artists get access to GigRealm, GigRealm artists get access to discounts and special offers on TuneCore. Everyone’s happy.



Talent agency UTA has named Lindsay Wagner as its Chief Diversity Officer. “I am honoured to join UTA and contribute to this purpose-led team focused on building a more diverse, equitable and inclusive community and industry now and for generations to come”, she says.

Sony Music Publishing in the US has nabbed Ari Gelaw from Universal Music Publishing to become its VP Creative. “Ari’s commitment to songwriters and the creative community is nothing less than admirable”, says her new boss, SVP Creative Ian Holder.



Emeli Sandé has released new single ‘Brighter Days’. “Staying anchored in hope and faith is our victory and defeat only comes when we lose sight of this power”, she says. “‘Brighter Days’ is an affirmation – it’s a reminder of our collective power to make a choice and create our reality”.

Animal Collective have released new single ‘Strung With Everything’, from their new album ‘Time Skiffs’, which is out on 4 Feb. The band have also announced UK live dates in November.

Sevdaliza has released new single ‘High Alone’. Her new EP, ‘Raving Dhalia’, is out on 25 Feb.

Violet Skies has released new single ‘The Internet’.

Ferla have released new single ‘Too Dark To See’. “Life is ruthless, and at some point one of our ancestors has been the cause of someone else’s misery”, says vocalist Giuliano Ferla of the inspiration for the song. “And then there’s me at the pointy arrow of time enjoying all the benefit”.

Deep Tan have released new single ‘Beginners’ Krav Maga’. The band will be touring the UK in May.



That Harry Styles has announced stadium shows in Glasgow, Manchester, London and Dublin in June. Mitski will support in the UK, while Arlo Parks will handle the Dublin show.



Public voting for the new genre-specific BRIT Awards opens today. That’s a thing that’s happening. Just call 081 811 8181, yeah? Or vote via the new fangled TikTok voting hub they’ve built if you must. Which you must.

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