Quick Hits: Nirvana, Katy Perry, Madonna, Smashing Pumpkins, Quebec City Summer Fest
April 10, 2014

Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic sat down with Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday's Tonight Show to discuss Nirvana's induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. In addition to reminiscing with Fallon about Kurt Cobain, they also discussed recording with Paul McCartney for Grohl's Sound City project, and "Weird Al" Yankovic's parody of "Smells Like Teen Spirit."

Katy Perry has released a lyric video for her next single, "Birthday." The clip can be seen below and features the lyrics via a variety of ingredients, cooking supplies and sweets. An official video for "Birthday" is expected out at some point down the road.


Madonna
revealed via Instagram that she has been working on new material with Pop singer-songwriter Natalia Kills. Also shown in the picture of Kills and the Material Girl is producer/songwriter/A&R man Martin Kierszenbaum, who is also founder/Chairman of Cherrytree Records. Madonna recently posted a picture of herself with Avicii, saying she had been writing songs with the EDM artist.

Billy Corgan has announced that the deluxe reissue of The Smashing Pumpkins' 1998 album Adore will be out this summer. The six CD box set will include Adore in stereo and mono, with three discs of unreleased material and a live DVD. In a blog post announcing the reissue, Corgan said, "One thing that might excite fans of the album is that we were able to go back and locate elements from the original sessions that were stored digitally, but never used; such as some of the brilliant work done by Bon Harris. In that fresh mixes have been commissioned, shedding new light on not only the songs hidden foundations, but their futuristic nature as well."

Yet another festival has revealed its lineup, as the Quebec City Summer Fest (aka Festival d’été de Québec) will be held from July 3-13. Over 300 acts will play ten venues throughout the 11 day event, including Soundgarden, Billy Joel, Queens of the Stone Age, Tegan & Sara, Lady Gaga, The Killers, Snoop Dogg, St. Vincent, Young The Giant, and many more. The complete rundown can be found at infofestival.com.




 
Music News
FMQB Photo Pass: Steve Winwood & Tom Petty
Quick Hits: Lecrae, Bruce Springsteen, Jessie J
Taylor Swift Talks 1989
Quick Hits: Katy Perry / MTV EMAs, Icona Pop, Whitney Houston, Manchester Orchestra, Mary Lambert, K. Michelle
One Direction Says "Steal My Girl"
Quick Hits: Beyoncé & Jay Z, Neil Young's Bridge School Benefit, Bon Jovi, George Harrison
Quick Hits: Gwen Stefani, Iggy Azalea, Demi Lovato, Calvin Harris, Ellie Goulding, Kendrick Lamar
U2 Already Plotting Next Album?
The Week In Review: 9/8-9/12
Quick Hits: Madonna & Alicia Keys, Kanye West, Ariana Grande, iHeartRadio Australia Music Festival, Stevie Wonder
Maroon 5 Land Second #1 Album With V
Ariana Grande To Hit The Road For "The Honeymoon Tour"
Quick Hits: Nicki Minaj, Paul McCartney, John Mellencamp, The Lumineers
U2 Gives Away New Album Via iTunes
Quick Hits: Mary J. Blige, Alicia Keys, Avicii, P!nk, Bruce Springsteen, David Bowie
Breaking News
Charese Fruge Named VP, Programming, CBS Radio Las Vegas
iHeartRadio Music Festival To Stream, Broadcast Live Across Multiple Platforms Nationwide
KDKB/Phoenix Becomes ALT AZ 93-3, Arizona's Alternative
Report: U.S. Advertising Expenditures Increased 0.7 Percent In Q2 2014
In Brief - September 17, 2014
September 16, 2014
Clear Channel Rebrands As iHeartMedia
Nielsen Releases Radar September 2014 Network Ratings
Republic Records Restructures Media Department, Adds Key Executives
NRG Media Names Erica Dreyer Director Of Integrated Media
In Brief - September 16, 2014
September 15, 2014
WLUP-FM/Chicago Takes Fresh Direction With New Weekday Line-up, Nationwide Talent Search
CCM+E San Antonio Names Don Gosselin PD For KAJA, KRPT
Justin Wittmayer Appointed VP/Market Manager For Cumulus San Francisco
BIA/Kelsey Releases New Study On SMB Social Media Usage
In Brief - September 15, 2014
September 12, 2014
Republic Records Names Rick Krim EVP, Artist Development
BIA/Kelsey Releases New Study On SMB Social Media Usage
The Week In Review: 9/8-9/12
NAB Donates To Committee To Protect Journalists In Honor of James Foley, Steven Sotloff
2014 NAB Marconi Radio Award Winners Announced
iStream Data Debuts, Appoints VP/GM
In Brief - September 12, 2014
September 11, 2014
CBS Radio, United Stations Radio Networks To Launch Scott Shannon Presents "America's Greatest Hits"
iBiquity Digital, TagStationTo Deliver Next Generation Of The Digital Dash
Pandora Strikes US Licensing Deal With BMG
NAB President, CEO Gordon Smith Opens 2014 Radio Show
FMQB NOW

Marissa Lanchak
APD/MD
WFLY/Albany

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!