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By | Published on Wednesday 20 June 2018

Michael Jackson

Other notable announcements and developments today…

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• Sony Pictures’ theatre division Columbia Live Stage is reportedly developing a new Michael Jackson musical. It’s expected to premiere in 2020.

• Ariana Grande has released another collaboration with Nicki Minaj. This one, ‘The Light Is Coming’, will appear on her new album, ‘Sweetener’, which is due out on 17 Aug.

• Florence And The Machine have released new single ‘Big God’.

• Pusha T has released the video for ‘If You Know You Know’.

• Kanye West has released lyric videos for ‘Violent Crimes’ and ‘All Mine’ from his ‘Ye’ album.

• Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds will release a new live EP, recorded in Copenhagen last year, on 28 Sep. The show the tracks are taken from was also broadcast in cinemas earlier this year. Here’s a short clip of ‘Distant Sky’.

• Father John Misty has released the video for ‘God’s Favorite Customer’.

• They have released the video for new track ‘Pops’.

• Foxing will release their third album, ‘Nearer My God’, on 10 Aug. The record is produced by Death Cab For Cutie’s Chris Walla. Here’s a track, ‘Slapstick’.

• Helena Hauff will release new album, ‘Qualm’, on 3 Aug. Here are two tracks from it, ‘Qualm’ and ‘No Qualms’.

• Years & Years will tour the UK and Ireland in November and December, including an O2 Arena show in London on 12 Dec.

• Villagers will tour in the UK in October. New album ‘The Art Of Pretending To Swim’ is out in September.

• Sigrid has announced UK tour dates for November, finishing with a Brixton Academy show on 12 Nov. She’s also released new track ‘Focus (Demo)’.

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

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