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By and | Published on Tuesday 17 April 2018

Sony Music

Other notable announcements and developments today…

• You can now get a daily CMU news summary via our Messenger bot. Click here to get started.

• Sony Music UK has created a new division called 4th Floor Creative Group which will bring together all the creative disciplines in the major’s UK business, including brands, sync, insight, creative and digital. It will be run by Cassandra Gracey, who joins from management firm First Access Entertainment.

• WeGotTickets co-founder Dave Newton has left the company. “While Dave’s day-to-day involvement is coming to an end, he will maintain a keen interest in our continued success as one of our supportive shareholders”, a spokesperson for the company tells IQ.

• Sub Pop Publishing has signed a new deal with Mudhoney covering their entire catalogue. The band are set to release a new album, also covered by the deal, later this year.

• Solange has unveiled a new piece of performance art at UCLA’s Hammer Museum in Los Angeles. Titled ‘Metatronia’, the piece mixes sculpture and dance, exploring “the process and mapping of creation”. See more here.

• Janelle Monáe keeps putting out new music. I like that. Here’s new single ‘I Like That’.

• Aurora is back with new single ‘Queendom’. She’ll play the Bushstock festival in London on 23 Jun.

• Wiz Khalifa has released new track ‘Hunnid Bands’.

• Abra Cadabra has released new track ‘Hood Politics’.

• Kyary Pamyu Pamyu is back with new single ‘Kimino Mikata’, showcasing her new ‘grown up’ sound.

• Highasakite are back with new single, ‘Out Of Order’.

• Jenny Wilson has released new track, ‘Lo Hi’.

• Shamir will play Broadcast in Glasgow on 25 Jun and London’s Camden Assembly on 27 Jun.

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

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