Quick Hits: Eminem, Coldplay, Robin Thicke, BMI London Awards
October 16, 2013


Eminem
Eminem will make his sixth appearance as musical guest on Saturday Night Live on November 2, NBC announced on Wednesday. The rapper's performance will promote his eighth album, The Marshall Mathers LP 2, which drops on November 5. Earlier this week Em released a new track called "Rap God," and he previously announced that MMLP2 will feature cameo appearances from Rihanna, Kendrick Lamar, Skylar Grey and fun.'s Nate Ruess.

Coldplay will receive this year's Hollywood Song Award at the 17th annual Hollywood Film Awards on October 21. The award will recognize their hit song "Atlas" from the soundtrack to the film The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. Frontman Chris Martin will accept on behalf of the group and he will perform the song at the award ceremony in Los Angeles, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Meanwhile, the soundtrack for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire will be released on November 19, with the film opening on November 22.

Robin Thicke reportedly wrote, directed and stars in a new short film called Mercy, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Thicke's wife Paula Patton, Robert Patrick and Amandla Stenberg also star in the film. Mercy was shot in Los Angeles earlier this year, though it's unclear when the film will be released. Meanwhile, Thicke's headlining tour of North America begins on February 21, 2014. He also will be a headliner on the first Jingle Ball tour, which kicks off December 2 in Dallas.

British Punk Rock legend John Lydon was presented with the BMI Icon Award at the 2013 BMI London Awards on Tuesday night. Lydon was named a BMI Icon because of his "unique and indelible influence on generations of music makers." The awards, which honor songwriters for the most-performed songs on U.S. radio and television in the past year, also went out to Jorgen Elofsson and Ali Tamposi for Song of the Year Award for penning the hit "Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)," performed by Kelly Clarkson. Pop Awards were presented to Ellie Goulding for "Lights" and Snow Patrol for "Called Out In The Dark." Other honorees included Ed Sheeran for "The A-Team," Adele for "Rumour Has It" and "Skyfall," Example for penning The Wanted's hit "Chasing the Sun," and Wayne Hector for The Wanted's "Glad You Came."




 
Music News
5 Seconds Of Summer Debut At #1, Announce 2015 Tour
Quick Hits: Foo Fighters, Iggy Azalea, Virgin Free Fest, Maynard James Keenan
Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett Jazz Album Officially Announced
Quick Hits: Jessie J + Ariana Grande + Nicki Minaj, Muse, TV On the Radio, Hozier, Primus, Led Zeppelin
FMQB Retro-Active: Ken Sharp Gets Up Close with Graham Nash and Tom Petty
Quick Hits: Nicki Minaj, Fences / Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Courtney Love / Kurt Cobain biopic, Wings, Bleachers
The Week In Review: 7/21-7/25
Quick Hits: Lil Wayne, Metallica, Pearl Jam, Lionel Richie
MTV Names Iggy Azalea New Host Of House Of Style
Quick Hits: Farm Aid 2014, Beyoncé, Ozzy Osbourne, Stevie Nicks
"Weird Al" Yankovic Lands First #1 Album Of His Career
Quick Hits: Hilary Duff, Pharrell & Miley Cyrus, Jack White, Ryan Adams, Mudvayne / Greg Tribbett
Godsmack Unleashes Epic "Generation Day"
Quick Hits: MAGIC!, One Direction, Kimbra, Uncle Kracker, Billy Joel
Weezer Goes "Back To The Shack"
Breaking News
Nielsen Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results
WRQX's Marc Orem Named Cumulus' "CBOS Star of the Week"
In Brief - July 30, 2014
July 29, 2014
SiriusXM Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results
Do It For Kidd
In Brief - July 29, 2014
July 28, 2014
CCM+E Names Maynard SVP of Programming
Bob Rivers Ending Long-Running Morning Show
In Brief - July 28, 2014
July 25, 2014
eQB NOW
The Week In Review: 7/21-7/25
Pandora Reports Increase In Revenue, Net Loss In Q2
WRQX/Washington, D.C. Announces New Morning Show
In Brief - July 25, 2014
July 24, 2014
WQHT (HOT 97) New York Names Jay Dixon As Program Director
Townsquare Media, Inc. Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering
iHeartRadio Survey Reveals Funniest Woman in America + Best Disney Song Ever
In Brief - July 24, 2014
July 23, 2014
Taylor Swift, Coldplay & More To Headline 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival
CC Media Holdings Reports 1% Revenue Increase In Q2
CBS LOCAL Personalizes Event Discovery, Content Delivery With Agreement To Acquire Eventful
Jacobs Media's 6th Annual Public Radio Tech Survey Released
In Brief - July 23, 2014
FMQB FYI... Links You Should Know About
July 22, 2014
FMQB NOW

Farshad Family, SVP
Local Media Product Leadership
Nielsen Audio

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!