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One Liners: Warner/Chappell, Help Musicians UK, BTS, Dizzie Rascal, more

By | Published on Friday 7 September 2018


Other notable announcements and developments today…

• Warner/Chappell UK has made Rich Robinson its new EVP Sync And Creative Services. “Warner/Chappell”, says the company’s COO Carianne Marshall. “Warner/Chappell”, adds Robinson.

• Music charity Help Musicians UK has announced former Record Of The Day editor Liz Stokes as its new Communications & PR Manager. Alex Mann, meanwhile, is now External Affairs Manager.

• BTS have released a video for their alternative version of ‘Idol’, featuring that Nicki Minaj.

• Dizzie Rascal’s released a new single, featuring Skepta, called ‘Money Right’. He’s set to release a new EP, ‘Don’t Gas Me’, next week.

• Speaking of Skepta, he and Wizkid have released the video for their track ‘Energy (Stay Far Away)’.

• Diplo and Mark Ronson, in their Silk City guise, have released new Dua Lipa collaboration ‘Electricty’. The track is co-written with Romy Madley-Croft of The xx and Diane Gordon.

• Rina Sawayama has released the video for her latest single ‘Cherry’.

• Mellah has announced UK tour dates in October, including a show at Oslo in Hackney on 17 Oct. He’s just recorded a couple of videos for Yala! Sessions. Here’s one, for ‘Numb’.

• HMS Morris have released the video for new single ‘Mother’.

• Annie Mac’s going to host this year’s Mercury Prize. Good to hear someone’s going to take control of the whole thing.

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

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