Quick Hits: Justin Bieber, MuchMusic Video Awards, Fiona Apple, Roger Waters, Morrissey, Fleetwood Mac
June 18, 2012


Justin Bieber
On Tuesday, Justin Bieber will drop his new album, Believe, and he'll celebrate the occasion by doing an MTV special called Bieber Live. During the special, Bieber will sit down with MTV News' Sway Calloway for an interview at 7:30 p.m. EST, and 100 fans in the studio audience will get treated to a live performance. In addition to chatting with Sway and performing, the singer will also answer fan questions in studio and via Twitter, which can be submitted by tweeting @MTVNews with the hashtag #AskBieber.

Carly Rae Jepsen won the most 2012 MuchMusic Video Awards on Sunday night at a ceremony in Toronto, where she took home three trophies. Her hit, "Call Me Maybe," won MuchMusic.com's Most Watched Video, Video of the Year and UR Fave Video. LMFAO also took home a Canadian MMVA for International Video Of The Year -- Group for "Sexy and I Know It," and Katy Perry won International Video and UR Fave International Artist for "Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)." Canada's favorite son, Justin Bieber, earned UR Fave Artist or Group and International Video Of The Year By A Canadian for "Boyfriend," and Drake took home the award for Hip-Hop Video Of The Year for "The Motto."

Fiona Apple will appear on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon tonight (6/18) on the eve of the release of her first album in seven years, The Idler Wheel is wiser than the Driver of the Screw... The artist also will kick off her summer tour tomorrow at the State Theatre in Ithaca, NY. Meanwhile, a second leg of shows has been announced, which will begin in San Jose, CA on September 9 and wrap in Pittsburgh, PA on October 21. Tickets go on sale this Friday and Saturday, June 22 and 23, for the second leg of Apple's tour.

SiriusXM Radio announced that Roger Waters will sit down for a live Q&A session with an audience of SiriusXM listeners at their studios in New York City. The event, Town Hall with Roger Waters, will air live on The Pink Floyd Channel, Sirius channel 142 and XM channel 43, and Deep Tracks, channel 27, on Wednesday, June 27 at 12 p.m. ET. The special will be hosted by Jim Ladd and will include Waters answering a variety of questions from the studio audience about The Wall, his career, and his interest in politics.

Morrissey has mapped out a U.S. tour that kicks off October 5 in Boston and wraps on December 8 in Atlantic City, NJ. The former Smiths frontman will include both his greatest hits and new, unreleased songs in his setlist for the 33-date trek. So far, Iggy and the Stooges are set to open one date on the tour: the November 24 show in Los Angeles.

An eclectic collection of artists including Best Coast, MGMT and ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons have recorded songs for a Fleetwood Mac tribute album that will hit stores on September 14 via Hear Music/Concord, Consequence of Sound reports. The as-yet-untitled tribute was produced by Randall Poster, who recently presided over the Buddy Holly tribute album Rave On. Some of the tracks included will be Best Coast doing "Rhiannon," The New Pornographers covering "Think About Me," MGMT doing "Future Games," Marianne Faithfull singing "Angel" and Lykke Li covering "Silver Springs."




 
Music News
Kelly Clarkson Signs Worldwide Deal With Atlantic Records
Quick Hits: Bernie Worrell, Rihanna, Aerosmith, Kennedy Center Honors, Ralph Stanley
Led Zeppelin Wins Copyright Trial
Quick Hits: Kanye West, The BET Awards
Kanye West, The Weeknd + more to play The Meadows Music and Arts Festival
Quick Hits: Music Midtown festival, Drake, Chance the Rapper. Outta This World concert, Maynard James Keenan
Nick Jonas Debuts at #2, Drake Still Tops Billboard 200
Quick Hits: Made In America festival, Drake, Rita Ora, P.M. Dawn, Grouplove, The Beatles
Quick Hits: Guns N' Roses, Christina Aguilera, Meat Loaf, Suicide Squad soundtrack
The Recording Academy Announces Amendments and Dates For Grammy Voting
Quick Hits: Phantogram and Tupac Shakur
Quick Hits: Kanye West, The Grammys, Deftones, Lollapalooza, Charlie Puth
Kanye West Announces Saint Pablo Tour
Quick Hits: Iggy Azalea, Colbie Caillat, BET Awards, Breakaway Music Festival
Singer Christina Grimmie Shot and Killed After Concert
Breaking News
European Music Industry Reacts to "Brexit"
iHeartMedia-Nashville Names Morgan Huelsman Digital PD
In Brief - June 24, 2016
June 23, 2016
Republic Records Names Dan Cohen As VP/Marketing
WMMR/Philadelphia's 11th Annual I Bleed For Preston & Steve Blood Drive Hailed A Big Success
CBS Radio's Lisa Dent, Tim Roberts & Mick Anselmo Honored By Country Radio Hall Of Fame
June 22, 2016
Cumulus Media Appoints John Abbot as Chief Financial Officer
iHeartMedia Cannes Event With Ryan Seacrest And Usher
Berlin School & iHeartMedia Announce Return Of 'Leadership in Audio Innovation' Scholarship Competition
iHeartMedia/St. Louis Announces Launch Of Pride Radio St. Louis
June 21, 2016
Community Broadcasters Purchase Florida Stations From Apex Broadcasting
jācapps to Host Webinar on Understanding the Connected Car
NAB Introduces Inaugural PILOT Innovation Challenge
Report: Syndicated Radio Morning Host Kane Arrested For Allegedly Assaulting Wife
In Brief - June 21, 2016
June 20, 2016
Public Voting for National Radio Hall of Famers Starts Today
Music Artists & Industry Unite for DMCA Reform Appeal
iHeartMedia Launches First Programmatic Private Marketplace For Digital Radio
In Brief - June 20, 2016
June 17, 2016
CBS Radio Houston Names Rich Pangilinan APD/MD At KKHH (Hot 95.7)
Nielsen: The Modern Dad: An Untapped Audience For Marketers
Alpha Media Portland Names Kelsey McDaniel Director of Marketing
June 16, 2016
iHeartMedia Names Dan Mason as Senior Advisor for Broadcast Relations
Y100 Announces Mia Amini as Assistant Program Director
FMQB NOW

Brad Savage, PD
WAPS/Akron

Advertisement:
Search FMQB.com
Advertisements:
FMQB Member Login
Email:
Pass:

Save
Not a member yet?
Sign up Now!
Sign Up for Breaking News!
Enter FMQB E-Tracking!