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By and | Published on Monday 15 May 2017

Adam Lambert + Queen

Other notable announcements and developments today…

• Queen and Adam Lambert have made Twickets their official ticket resale partner for their upcoming UK tour. “Working together, we can ensure that Queen + Adam Lambert’s fans are given a safe place to buy secondary tickets at face value, whilst also setting a precedent for other legendary bands to follow”, says Twickets’ Richard Davies.

• Digital distribution provider CI now offers its labels the ability to deliver tracks to services in MQA’s hi-res audio format. “We couldn’t be more excited to be connecting the independent sector to one of the key innovations that will enable widespread adoption of high quality audio over the next few years”, says CI’s Kieron Faller.

• The Featured Artists Coalition has announced Lucie Caswell as its new CEO, taking over from Paul Pacifico, who is now heading up the Association Of Independent Music. Imogen Heap, who has been the organisation’s interim CEO, will become Artist In Residence.

• DNCE have released the video for ‘Kissing Strangers’, their new song with Nicki Minaj.

• Zara Larsson has released the video for ‘Don’t Let Me Be Yours’, her co-write with Ed Sheeran.

• Fleet Foxes have released the video for ‘Fool’s Errand’. The song is taken from the band’s new album, ‘Crack-Up’, which is out on 16 Jun.

• Mew have released another video for a song their new album, ‘Visuals’. This one is for ‘In A Better Place’.

• The Melvins have released a new single, ‘Christ Hammer’. Their new album, ‘A Walk With Life And Death’, is out on 17 Oct.

• Joy Crookes has released a new single, ‘Bad Feeling’.

• Wovoka Gentle have released new single ‘Branscombe’. The band will be on tour in the UK from next week.

• Aimee Mann will be in the UK and Ireland for three shows in London, Dublin and Glasgow in October. Tickets are on sale now.

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