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Top Stories
Appeal court rules in Eminem producers' favour in Aftermath digital royalties dispute
Morrissey offends, well, at least one Guardian journalist
Charles Haddon laid to rest
In The Pop Courts
Faith Evans charged with DUI
Lil Wayne jailer accused of giving rapper unfair perks
Charts, Stats & Polls
Murs goes number one, might get naked
Release News
Three superstar DJs collaborate on Love Parade tribute track
Films & Shows News
Saunders to write Spice Girls musical script
Gigs & Tours News
The Specials to wrap up Ibiza Rocks
Talks, Debates & Conventions
Another season of CMU seminars announced
The Music Business
Rough Trade consults tweeters about possible expansion
The Digital Business
Do Universal really want Grooveshark to go under?
Topspin boss not going to Google, OK?
The Media Business
Sarah Kennedy to leave Radio 2
Will Stern renew with Sirius XM?
Absolute launch new music show with added interactivity
And finally...
Cheryl Cole gets her decree nisi in Ashley divorce
Kanye still down about his VMA moment of madness


 
MONDAY 6TH SEPTEMBER
FIVE DAY FORECAST
Hey, hello. You'll be pleased to know that everything is back to normal this week - assuming you noticed that we dropped some of our output and had a little rest last week. But you'll probably be more pleased to know that since last I wrote one of these Five Day Forecast things, I have actually managed to see 'Inception'. At the IMAX and everything. I very much enjoyed it, but there's no space left to tell you that, so I'd best get on and take a look at some things that are happening this week in music.

 
01: Mercury Prize. I know it's been rough going for all of us, but by this time on Wednesday we will finally know, without any doubt, which was the best British album released between July 2009 and July 2010. Maybe then we'll all be able to get some sleep and stop worrying about it. This year's Mercury Prize will be handed over by Jools Holland tomorrow night at a ceremony broadcast live on BBC Two. I'm going to once again predict that Foals will take it. If I'm right, each of you owe me £5.

02: Welsh Music Foundation tenth birthday bash. The Welsh Music Foundation is ten years old this year and will celebrate with two days of seminars and networking events in Cardiff on Friday and Saturday. Amongst the events will be two CMU music business seminars run by CMU Daily Business Editor Chris Cooke, covering music promotion and new music business models. All events will be free to delegates, which is nice.

03: SxSW media registration. Registration to be a delegate at next year's South By Southwest festival in Texas opened a month ago, except for those in the media, who were made to wait a bit longer. Well, now your time has come, media types. From today, you can apply to write about, talk about, film and swan drunkenly around the music and barbeque festival, which takes place next March.

04: New releases. This week's most exciting new release, and one I highly recommend you invest some money and listening time into, is 'Duppy Writer'. A remix album, of sorts, it sees reggae producer Wrongtom take key tracks from Roots Manuva's back catalogue and create fake original versions of them. So masterfully is it carried out, generations to come will believe Roots Manuva had a career longer than Cliff Richard's. Also out this week are 'Happiness' by Hurts, 'All The Pieces' by Levellers frontman Mark Chadwick, and the fantastic debut single from Croydon electronic duo Disclosure, 'Offline Dexterity'.

05: Gigs. Big news in the live world this week is that Janelle Monáe is in London for a one-off gig at Koko. Also knocking around the country on tour this week (though not together) are The Mountain Goats, Keane side project Mt Desolation, The Like and the fabulous Fang Island. As well as all that, London venue the Bull & Gate's 30th birthday celebrations are now well under way. They take place at, yep, the Bull & Gate all through this month.

So, as ever, I'll see you again in CMU Weekly this Friday afternoon. That'll be nice, won't it?

Andy Malt
Editor, CMU
 
BEN FOLDS - LONELY AVENUE
Anything by Mr Benjamin Folds is CMU Approved, obviously, such is our confidence in him as both a songwriter and musician. Even if he doesn't share that confidence in himself.

His previously reported collaboration with British writer man Nick Hornby is ready to go and is sounding rather good, but Folds recently admitted to Billboard he wasn't certain it would all turn out OK. He told the trade magazine: "With Nick, my biggest fear was he would send me great lyrics and I wouldn't be able to do anything good with them. I always had complete confidence in him".

 
The collaboration is called 'Lonely Avenue' and it is released at the end of the month. You can only preview one track at the link below at the moment, though the wording implies more will appear in due course. Go see if Ben's confidence in Nick, and our confidence in Ben, is justified.

www.nonesuch.com/albums/lonely-avenue


 
 

KUDOS RECORDS, PRESS & PR OFFICER
Kudos Records Limited is an independent physical and digital distribution company based in Kentish Town, London. Due to expansion, we now require an in-house press and PR officer.

The successful candidate will develop and maintain a media database of key influencers, provide proactive marketing support to a selection of our distributed labels and help us develop innovative tools to enable our labels to successfully market their releases.

Applicants should be well versed in both social networking as well as traditional marketing techniques, have that rare combination of enthusiasm and tenacity, without being pushy, and, perhaps most important of all, have a genuine passion of the music we distribute.

Initial salary will be based on experience. We also offer a performance related bonus scheme. Application by email only to pressoffice@kudosrecords.co.uk. Please attach a copy of your CV.

       
 

CMU, EDITORIAL INTERN
CMU is looking for a full time (Mon-Fri 10.30am-4pm) intern to assist with editorial tasks at its Shoreditch-based HQ.

Working closely with the Editor, the intern will manage the reviews database, input content into the CMU content management system, prepare photos for email bulletins, and assist with other editorial tasks. There will also be opportunities to write, including artist biogs and reviews.

Some writing experience and a passion for music are a must, while any admin, CMS and/or Photoshop experience will also be useful. Although unpaid, this internship role will provide excellent hands-on experience and some formal training. Zone Two travel will be covered. The post runs from one month minimum to three months maximum. Immediate start available.

Send your CV and two recent examples of your writing to recruitment@unlimitedmedia.co.uk, indicating how soon you could start and how long you would like your internship to last.

       
  INSTITUTE OF CONTEMPORARY MUSIC PERFORMANCE, SALES EXECUTIVE
The ICMP is widely recognised as being one of Europe's leading schools of modern music. As part of our ongoing expansion, the Institute is recruiting a Sales Executive who will report to our Admissions Manager, salary 25K-29K OTE.

The role of the Sales Executive is to primarily ensure that student recruitment and enrolment targets for the business are met. This generally involves taking initial enquiries, pro-actively managing the student contact database and guiding students through the process from enquiry to enrolment.

The successful applicant will have previous sales experience and be a confident self-starter. Experience in both telephone and face-to-face sales would be preferable, as well as a keen interest in modern music and musicianship.

How to Apply: Please complete the ICMP application form available at www.icmp.co.uk/about-us/job-opportunities.aspx and return to us along with your CV and a covering letter to enquiries@icmp.co.uk
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APPEAL COURT RULES IN EMINEM PRODUCERS' FAVOUR IN AFTERMATH DIGITAL ROYALTIES DISPUTE
So, this is interesting, though it remains unclear for now as to whether this ruling will set any sort of wider precedent regarding ambiguities in pre-internet record contracts.

An appeal court in the US has overturned a lower court decision regarding a dispute between Universal's Aftermath Records and the producers who first launched the career of a certain Eminem. As previously reported, when Aftermath signed Slim Shady, the production company who had previously been working with him prior to the deal - FBT Productions - got a slice of the artist's revenue share on some of the rapper's early recordings.

Because this all happened pre-web, the contract did not specifically mention income from download stores like iTunes, or what share the artist (and therefore FBT) should get from such sales. Since iTunes came along Universal have been treating download sales as being equivalent to CD sales.

But FBT argued that when Universal licensed Eminem tracks to Apple et al they were doing 'master licensing' deals. This distinction is important, because generally artists get a bigger share of revenues generated from master licensing than they do from record sales. In the case of Eminem and FBT, 50% instead of 12%.

FBT weren't the first beneficiaries of a pre-web record contract to argue that digital downloads should be classified as 'master licensing' arrangements rather than record sales, though other back-in-the-day artists who have gone legal have, in the main, not been overly successful (though at least one high profile case rumbles on, I think). And FBT also lost their initial legal action on this issue, when a US court denied their application for a pre-trial ruling in their favour.

But last week an appeals court overturned that decision, saying the lower court were wrong to unequivocally accept Universal's interpretation of the Eminem contract. Universal are reportedly planning to request a second hearing in the appeal court, though may now have to pay out a bigger revenue share on the Eminem tracks in which FBT has an interest.

Though, of course, this whole story is of more interest if any ruling in FBT's favour could be applied to other bands with pre-web recording contracts where the pay out on licensing deals is much higher than on record sales. Needless to say, Universal were quick to state that this ruling - even though they plan to fight it - only related to the specific wording of the Aftermath/FBT agreement, and could not be applied to other deals.

The major's Peter Lofrumento told Bloomberg: "It should be noted that this ruling sets no legal precedent as it only concerns the language of one specific recording agreement". So, that's alright then.

We should stress that, despite some reports to the contrary, Eminem himself was not part of this litigation. He was far too busy this weekend parading on stage a guest list that included Drake, 50 Cent, D-12, BoB and Dr Dre at the first of his co-headline shows with Jay-Z to be bothering about tedious royalty disputes.

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MORRISSEY OFFENDS, WELL, AT LEAST ONE GUARDIAN JOURNALIST
The Guardian went a little bit Daily Mail this weekend in response to what was basically a throw away remark made by Steven 'Let Me Say Something You Might Find Slightly Offensive' Morrissey in a new interview with poet Simon Armitage published by the broadsheet on Saturday.

The paper decided to take offence because Mozza wrote off the entire Chinese population as being a "sub-species". So far, so racist, except when put in context, perhaps. The singer made the sweeping statement while discussing animal rights, or the lack thereof, in China. He told Armitage: "Did you see the thing on the news about their treatment of animals and animal welfare? Absolutely horrific. You can't help but feel that the Chinese are a sub-species".

An unwise expression no doubt, but surely not that surprising when coming from a famous advocate of animal rights angrily commenting on a society that has very different views on the issue to him. Armitage himself, while quoting the remark to demonstrate that the former Smiths frontman is still prone to mouth off, only mentioned it in passing, and didn't seem to challenge the singer over his tendency to say things others are prone to label as "racist".

And, of course, it's because Mozza has a history of saying things others deem to be racially offensive - most recently when discussing immigration into the UK in an interview with the NME in 2007 - that the "sub-species" remark is newsworthy.

One Guardian columnist took particular offence.

Writing a response to Armitage's interview, Tom Clark argued that "there really is no defence" to Morrissey's 'sub-species' remark, adding: "Loyal fans might, perhaps, plead in mitigation that these cruel words were unleashed in outrage about the mistreatment of animals, but there are aggravating factors, as well. He's caused enough upset on race in the past to know perfectly well that he ought to take care with his public remarks. But he hasn't. So, if the charge is causing racial offence, the only feasible judgment is guilty".

He continued: "What, however, should we do next: call on him to resign? The truth is that there is nothing more to be said, apart from insisting - in defiance of any expectation that he will listen - that his wilful testing of race-related taboos really ought to stop. That joke isn't funny any more. In fact it never was, not even in the distant days when it took a slightly subtler form, as when he made his reported claim that 'all reggae is vile'".

Clark went on to ponder whether Morrissey had expressed his frustration of China's woeful record on animal rights in this way simply to get some media exposure ahead of the previously reported 20th anniversary re-issue of the singer's 'Bona Drag' compilation, out later this month. Though to be honest, I suspect Mozza would be happy to make such unnecessarily sweeping statements any month of the year, with or without a record to sell.

Publishing an anti-Morrissey rant online on a Friday night in a bid to drive sales of your Morrissey-interview-containing newspaper the next day though, that I can see happening.

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CHARLES HADDON LAID TO REST
The funeral of late Ou Est Le Swimming Pool frontman Charles Haddon was held on Saturday afternoon in the Northamptonshire village of Yelvertoft. As previously reported, Haddon committed suicide at the Pukkelpop festival in Belgium last month, jumping from a telecommunications mast just hours after performing at the event.

According to the Press Association, about 300 mourners amassed at the village's All Saints Church for the service, with fans joining friends and family to pay tribute to Haddon, who was just 22 when he died, and at the start of a promising music career. His band's debut album, 'The Golden Year', will still be released on 3 Oct.

The band had been due to play a festival in Austria on the day of Haddon's funeral, before returning to the UK for a Bestival performance next weekend. Details of the events that led up to Haddon's death are still sketchy, but Belgian police have confirmed they are treating the incident as suicide.

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FAITH EVANS CHARGED WITH DUI
R&B singer Faith Evans has been charged with two counts of DUI after being pulled over by traffic cops in LA last month. There was no official statement on whether the singer would face charges at the time of her arrest but, according to TMZ, she was formally charged with two counts of drink driving last week.

If convicted, she could face up to six months in jail.

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LIL WAYNE JAILER ACCUSED OF GIVING RAPPER UNFAIR PERKS
A prison captain at the jail currently housing Lil Wayne is reportedly in trouble over allegations he has been giving the rapper special privileges, including letting him chill in his cell while all the other inmates are forced out into the recreation yard.

According to the New York Post, jail bosses believe Captain Latanya Brown has become too chummy with the rap star and is giving him preferential treatment as a result. The New York City Department Of Correction has reportedly launched an investigation, which included questioning the rapper.

Wayne is serving time after pleading guilty to charges of gun possession.

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MURS GOES NUMBER ONE, MIGHT GET NAKED
So, former 'X-Factor' loser Olly Murs has topped the single's chart with his debut release 'Please Don't Let Me Go', which may or may not result in some nakedness.

Murs did one of those "I'll go naked if I get to number one" things, and just before this weekend's chart was released - with the midweeks showing him very much set to top the Top 40 - Murs told The Sun: "I'm looking forward to the naked shoot. I promised I would do it if I got to number one. I'm not sure if everybody's going to want to see me naked but the picture will be dedicated to the fans who bought the record. I'll have a wax before I do it. I'm a bit hairy on the top half so I might have to trim that down. I'll also need to have a little tidy-up down below. It will make it look bigger".

So, that's nice. Katy Perry's 'Teenage Dream' went in at number two. She was recently talking about getting it on with Cheryl Cole, though I don't think that was linked to any chart position. I believe Russell Brand calling off their engagement was the deal there, not Perry's album going number one, which it did. So, a close shave for Cheryl too.

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THREE SUPERSTAR DJS COLLABORATE ON LOVE PARADE TRIBUTE TRACK
Paul Oakenfold has teamed up with Armin van Buuren and Paul van Dyk to release a new track in tribute to those who died at the Love Parade festival in Germany back in July.

As previously reported, 21 people died and hundreds more were injured when a crowd surge occurred around a small tunnel that was the only entry point to the dance festival's 2010 site. Organisers of the annual dance event have said they will not stage any future Parades as a result of this year's tragedy.

The tribute song is called 'Remember Love' and will be sold in aid of the Association Of Non-Statutory Welfare, which is supporting those who were injured and the families of those who died in the crowd surge incident. It will be released on 11 Sep.

Admitting he took inspiration from Band Aid and the more recent charity records in aid of the Haiti earthquake relief effort, Oakenfold told reporters: "I just thought we should do something to help them [the victims and their families]. In many other music genres artists come together. So I wrote this song and contacted Armin van Buuren and Paul van Dyk. I think this is the first time this has ever been done in the dance scene, to give back, to help people".

Van Dyk added that "it was a great honour to work with Armin van Buuren and Paul Oakenfold on this very important project, please help us help others", while van Buuren said: "For the first time an Englishman, a German and a Dutchman teamed up and became united in the studio, creating a track that I hope people will love and treasure. Our purpose was united in the sense that we wanted to pay homage to those whose lives were lost, and to have their memories live on in the spirit of our record".

A criminal investigation is ongoing into what sequence of events caused the fatal crowd surge, and whether measures could and should have been taken to prevent it.

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SAUNDERS TO WRITE SPICE GIRLS MUSICAL SCRIPT
Jennifer Saunders is to write the script for the previously reported Spice Girls musical 'Viva Forever'. Hmm, not sure what to think about that. Apparently it will be based around a talent contest.

As previously reported, 'Viva Forever' has been conceived by the same woman as 'Mamma Mia' and has the backing of the group.

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THE SPECIALS TO WRAP UP IBIZA ROCKS
So, the Ibiza season is in wind down, and details of the final Ibiza Rocks gig of 2010 have been announced. And The Specials will be trekking out the White Isle for the closing party at the Ibiza Rocks Hotel on 14 Sep. Support will come from The King Blues.

Meanwhile, Mallorca Rocks, which I'm not sure I even knew existed, will reach its conclusion on 6 Sep with a closing party headlined by Pendulum and Sub Focus.

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ANOTHER SEASON OF CMU SEMINARS ANNOUNCED
CMU today announces details of its training programme for Autumn 2010. The CMU Seminars were launched earlier this year to much acclaim, and based on feedback received an additional course has been added to the programme this season.

The first course is Music Rights: Inside & Out. This is a beginners guide to music copyright, including an introduction to copyright law, a review of music rights ownership and collective licensing, a guide to the monetisation of music rights, and an outline of piracy issues in the digital age and how the music industry has, can and should work to protect their rights. This course will take place on Wednesday 29 Sep and Wednesday 3 Nov.

The second course is Promoting Music: Media, Social Media & More. This includes an in depth review of the music media in 2010, a recap of the traditional music marketing approach, tips on press relations based on a survey of 100 journalists, tips for new ways to approach music promotions for both labels and artists, and a beginners guide to using social media to build fan relations and sell music. This course will take place on Wednesday 6 Oct and Wednesday 17 Nov.

The third course is Music Business Models: How To Make Money. This course looks at how traditional ways of monetising music are shaping up in the digital age, at new revenue opportunities including the potential of sync, brand partnerships and direct-to-fan retail, at alternative investment options, including fan funding, and offers tips for how rights owners and artists might want to structure their businesses in the future. This course will take place on Wednesday 20 Oct and Wednesday 24 Nov.

The new course is called Making & Running Music Websites, and is aimed at artists, managers and labels who are looking to set up or overhaul their web presence. Aimed at non-technical people, it will explain in layman's terms options available when setting up a website, go through the technical, editorial, marketing and licensing implications of running a successful site, introduce methods for managing fan lists and measuring web presence, and discuss integrating social media activity. This course will take place on Wednesday 27 Oct and Wednesday 1 Dec.

All courses run from 11am to 6pm and are taught by CMU Publisher and Business Editor Chris Cooke, an experienced trainer and leading expert in and on the music business. All courses are taught in Shoreditch, and places are £95 plus VAT, including lunch. For more details and a booking form go to www.theCMUwesbite.com/training.

And don't forget, if you're based in Wales, you can attend the Promoting Music and Music Business Models courses for FREE this weekend as part of the Welsh Music Foundation's tenth anniversary celebrations. For details of the free courses, go check www.wmfis10.com.

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ROUGH TRADE CONSULTS TWEETERS ABOUT POSSIBLE EXPANSION
Those of you who follow CMU on Twitter (and who is there that doesn't? Come on, own up) will have noticed a retweet on Friday from the Rough Trade record shops asking their followers where they think the independent retailer should set up base next.

Rough Trade now have two shops in London, of course, and seem to be doing rather well despite the general doom and gloom that hangs over their sector. Friday's tweet doesn't mean the Rough Trade retail company are planning an immediate expansion, but the company's Retail Director Stephen Godfroy says he really does value the input of his firm's Twitter followers on the general direction of his business.

He told Music Week that Twitter gives his the company "a dedicated channel to give and receive input on our thinking, where we're heading and feedback".

Godfroy has set up a Twtpoll regarding possible locations for future Rough Trade expansion, which you can take part in with or without the tweet machine here: twtpoll.com/dfc6ij

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DO UNIVERSAL REALLY WANT GROOVESHARK TO GO UNDER?
According to Digital Music News, Universal Music's current litigation against half legit, half rogue digital music service Grooveshark won't end in a happy licensing deal because key players within the major simply want the streaming service shut down. Possibly the same people who are lobbying against giving Spotify a license to run an ad-funded free streaming service in the US.

As previously reported, Grooveshark - which says it operates within the realms of the US's Digital Millennium Copyright Act - has had legal squabbles with EMI, indie label rights body Merlin and Universal. The first two were settled and resulted in Grooveshark securing licenses to stream music from those two organisations' catalogues.

Universal's lawsuit, cleverly constructed to force Grooveshark to defend itself in the New York courts rather than in its home state of Florida, is ongoing. And according to DMN, a source within the major says Universal's legal team wants to sue the streaming upstart out of business.

DMN quote their source as saying: "Basically, they've declared legal jihad against Grooveshark. They want this thing gone, and they want blood, that's basically it".

As previously reported, Grooveshark's iPhone app, initially knocked back by Apple, and then approved by the IT giant, was recently removed from the iPhone app store at the request of the UK office of Universal. Perhaps another move to force the digital company to fight the music major off home turf.

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TOPSPIN BOSS NOT GOING TO GOOGLE, OK?
So, following the recent news that Google were busy searching for an exec to head up its much mooted new digital music service, some people - well, at least one person it seems - speculated that Ian Rogers, boss of digital marketing specialists Topspin, might be headhunted by the web giant. Presumably the speculators thought Rogers would be a top target for Google given his past work for AOL and Yahoo!, other techie majors who have tried (generally unsuccessfully) to have a share of the digital music pie.

But Rogers is very clear that he has no intention of leaving Topspin just yet. He blogged last week: "Rest assured, I can happily report I'm not leaving Topspin for Google or any place else (and hopefully the Topspin board feels the same!). Google is certainly an interesting company and I'd love to see how they compare to my AOL and Yahoo! experience - I actually get a kick out of seeing how these big companies run (or don't, as the case may be), but there is nothing on my mind at the moment aside from working with the killer Topspin team to build the marketing and retail platform used by every professional in the music business".

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SARAH KENNEDY TO LEAVE RADIO 2
Sarah Kennedy is leaving Radio 2, it has been announced. Kennedy has been presenting the early morning show on the BBC station since 1993, and has worked for the station on and off since the mid-seventies.

Confirming her departure from Radio 2's pre-breakfast slot, called 'Dawn Patrol', she said last week: "After seventeen years of early starts, the temptation of destroying my alarm clock has proved too much to resist. I shall miss my Dawn Patrollers - their wit, wisdom and warmth - more than I can put into words".

Radio 2 boss man Bob Shennan added: "Everyone at Radio 2 would like to thank Sarah for her many years of sterling service and wish her the very best of luck for the future".

No word yet on a replacement.

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WILL STERN RENEW WITH SIRIUS XM?
So, is Howard Stern going to leave US satellite radio firm Sirius XM when his current contract ends later this year? OK, you may not be asking that, but Sirius XM's shareholders certainly are. On the one hand they'd rather negotiate down the £100 million fee they hand Stern each year for presenting shows and programming channels for the radio platform, but on the other hand they'd rather not lose their biggest star.

Stern spoke about his contract negotiations on air last week, though mainly so Sirius XM shareholders were in no doubt that he'd be happy to leave if a deal cannot be struck. He told his listeners he is considering some online-only radio ventures over which he'd have even more control. But insiders say Stern would ideally like to stick with his current employers, and might be persuaded to take a slightly lower fee in return for cutting the number of hours of original content he must create each month.

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ABSOLUTE LAUNCH NEW MUSIC SHOW WITH ADDED INTERACTIVITY
Absolute Radio has announced it is launching a new music show to air on Sunday nights in which listeners will be invited to recommend new talent to presenter Vicki Blight via an online forum.

Says Absolute Radio Content Director Tony Moorey to Music Week: "The Sunday Night Music Club is about music discovery. It will be full to bursting with new songs from some of our favourite artists and overflowing with artists who we'll fall in love with over the coming weeks and months".

The interactive element of the new show replaces, in some ways, Absolute's totally interactive stand alone digital station dabbl, which was quietly taken off the air last month, though with a promise that the interactivity element would return at some point in the future.

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CHERYL COLE GETS HER DECREE NISI IN ASHLEY DIVORCE
Cheryl and Ashley Cole got their decree nisi in the High Court on Friday, formally starting the process that will end the celebrity couple's four year marriage.

Cheryl filed for divorce on the basis Ashley is a cheating cunt. Well, that might not have been exact wording on the legal papers.

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KANYE STILL DOWN ABOUT HIS VMA MOMENT OF MADNESS
Kanye West rambled at length about his stage invasion at last year's VMAs this weekend, telling his Twitter followers he was still suffering from the public backlash against him for ruining Taylor Swift's moment of glory at the MTV awards ceremony, the next edition of which take place this Sunday. He also revealed he'd written a special apology song for Swift.

He needn't have worried. If The Black Crowes frontman Chris Robinson is to be believed, she probably didn't deserve that VMA gong anyway. He told Nylon Guys Magazine recently: "I find it embarrassing that adults are like, 'Taylor Swift is very talented'. She's not. She might be cute, but she's horrible".

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