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One Liners: IFPI, Morrissey, Craig David, more

By | Published on Tuesday 19 September 2017


Other notable announcements and developments today…

• Adriana Restrepo has been appointed Chair of the IFPI’s Latin America & Caribbean Regional Board. “Latin music and Colombian artists are exploding”, warns Restropo.

• The first tweets have appeared on the new official, verified Morrissey Twitter account, announcing that he “spent the day in bed” along with what appears to be a tour schedule. Expect a statement from Morrissey saying it’s not him later today. In other news, his new single, ‘Spent The Day In Bed’, was premiered this morning.

• Criminals think Craig David fans are thicker than other music fans.

• Avicii has released the video for ‘Lonely Together’, featuring that Rita Ora.

• Sam Smith’s plopped out the video for new single ‘Too Good At Goodbyes’.

• Juicy J has released a new mixtape, ‘Highly Intoxicated’, featuring Rick Ross, Wiz Khalifa, A$AP Rocky, Rae Sremmurd’s Slim Jxmmi, Cardi B and more.

• Lil Yachty has released the video for ‘Better’, featuring Stefflon Don, from his ‘Teenage Emotion’ album.

• Tove Styrke has released new track ‘Mistakes’. To not listen would be an error.

• Lapalux has released the video for ‘Petty Passion’, from new album ‘Ruinism’.

• Yungblud has released new single, ‘I Love You, Will You Marry’. Handy if you were thinking of proposing to anyone today.

• Bdy_Prts will released their debut album, ‘Fly Invisible Hero’, on 24 Nov. Here’s new single, ‘Warrior’.

• At The Drive-In have announced UK tour dates next March, kicking off at Brixton Academy on 9 Mar.

• 6lack will be playing four shows in the UK and Ireland in January, finishing up at Electric Brixton in London on 18 Jan.

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

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