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By | Published on Friday 19 January 2018

Scooter Braun

Other notable announcements and developments today…

• Scooter Braun will be doing one of those keynote things at Midem this year. He’ll receive a Midem Hall Of Fame Award too, whatever that is. I’m sure it’ll look lovely on his shelf. His Midem Hall Of Fame Award shelf.

• Beastie Boys’ Mike D and Ad-Rock will release a memoir later this year, which will be “unlike any other music book”, Mike D told Beats 1 earlier this week.

• Justin Timberlake’s released another new single, called ‘Supplies’. It has a video.

• St Vincent has enlisted the brilliant Kelly Lee Owens to remix her song, ‘New York’.

• Tinashe has released the video for new single, ‘No Drama’.

• Jorja Smith has released the video for her Stormzy-featuring new single ‘Let Me Down’.

• The Vaccines have put out a video for recent single ‘I Can’t Quit’. They’re touring in April too. It’s almost as if they’re releasing a new album called ‘Combat Sports’ on 30 Mar.

• XL boss Richard Russell’s will release the debut album from his Everything Is Recorded project on 16 Feb. It will feature guests including Damon Albarn, Peter Gabriel, Sampha, Giggs, Syd, Owen Pallett, Ibeyi, Wiki and more. Here’s new single, ‘Bloodshot Red Eyes’.

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

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