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One Liners: Marshmello, Shakira, Gorillaz, more

By | Published on Monday 25 June 2018


Other notable announcements and developments today…

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• Marshmello has signed a new publishing deal with Kobalt. “It was important for us to find a home where our vision and goals for the project could be supported”, says the producer’s manager Moe Shalizi.

• Live Nation has apologised after it was pointed out that a necklace being sold on Shakira’s current tour resembled Nazi imagery. “The necklace Live Nation designed for Shakira’s ‘El Dorado World Tour’ was based on Pre-Columbian imagery”, says the company. “However, some fans have expressed concern that the design bears an unintentional resemblance to Neo-Nazi imagery. We sincerely apologise for this inadvertent similarity and have permanently pulled the item from the tour collection”.

• You can watch Gorillaz performing new album ‘The Now Now’ live on YouTube. Hurry though, there are only a few hours left before it’s taken offline.

• Kriss Kross Amsterdam have released a new single ‘Whenever’, featuring Conor Maynard and The Boy Next Door. It also features a sample of Shakira’s ‘Whenever, Wherever’.

• Jaden Smith has released the video for new track, ‘Ghost’, featuring Christian Rich.

• 6lack is back with new single ‘Switch’. He’s also been confirmed to play this year’s Wireless Festival in London.

• Sleep Party People have released two new singles, ‘Fourth Drawer Down’ and ‘The Mind Still Travels’.

• Peluché have released new single ‘To Be A Bird’. Their debut album, ‘Unforgettable’, will be out on 21 Sep.

• Childish Gambino has announced that he will headline the O2 Arena in London on 4 Nov. Tickets go on sale this Friday.

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

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