Quick Hits: Jason Mraz, Julian Casablancas+The Voidz, Prince, Kanye West & Dave Chappelle
June 23, 2014

Jason Mraz has announced some U.S. dates on his upcoming tour in support of his new album, YES!, which arrives everywhere on July 15. Following a sold-out show on August 21 in his adopted hometown of San Diego, Mraz will perform an additional local show before making his way along the west coast and then to Texas in September. More U.S. dates will be announced soon.

Julian Casablancas+The Voidz will release their debut album titled Tyranny on September 23 via Casablancas' own Cult Records. The band will begin their first ever "American tour to melt peoples' faces off," as Casablancas describes, on October 16 in Philadelphia.

Prince plans to release a second full-length album – separate from Plectrum Electrum, which he recorded with 3rd Eye Girl – sometime in the near future. The prolific Purple one played several new tunes from the second record for a reporter from the Minneapolis Star Tribune, and he told the newspaper that he believes in albums, not singles. "I've finally got something that is a cohesive statement," Prince said of his newest work, although he did not reveal the album title or release date.

Kanye West made a surprise appearance at comedian Dave Chappelle's standup show at Radio City Music Hall on Friday night. As Complex notes, Kanye delivered a brief three-song performance of "New Slaves," "Gold Digger" and "Jesus Walks" and jumped off the stage to roam the aisles during the show. Chappelle is in the midst of a nine-night residency at Radio City, some nights of which feature already-announced musical guests such as Nas, The Roots, Busta Rhymes, Janelle Monáe, and Erykah Badu.




 
Music News
Soundtrack Companion to Springsteen Autobiography Announced
Quick Hits: Prince, My Chemical Romance, Mac Miller
Quick Hits: The Beatles, Pink Floyd, JoJo, Ruth B
Beyoncé, Adele Lead MTV VMA Nominees
Rihanna, Kendrick Lamar and Metallica Headlining Global Citizens Festival
Drake Spends 11th Week at #1 on Billboard 200
Quick Hits: Rihanna, Flo Rida & Jason Derulo, Adele, Chance the Rapper, The 1975, David Bowie, Michael Hutchence
New David Bowie Box Set Includes Previously Unreleased Album
Quick Hits: Rihanna, KoRn, My Chemical Romance, Jennifer Hudson, Regina Spektor, Oasis
Temple of the Dog Announce First-Ever Tour
Quick Hits: The Beatles, Iggy Azalea, My Chemical Romance, Haim
Quick Hits: Alternative Press Music Awards / Marilyn Manson, Wilco, Beck, Led Zeppelin, Kesha
Drake Returns To #1 On Billboard 200
Kanye, Taylor Swift Feud Over "Famous" Lyric Again
Quick Hits: Coldplay, Schoolboy Q, Prophets of Rage, Celine Dion, Against Me!
Breaking News
Beasley Broadcast Group Reports Second Quarter
iHeartMedia's "Z107" Becomes "Karlee 107" In Honor Of Rochester Girl
WIRK/West Palm Adds Brooke & Jubal To Mornings
July 28, 2016
CBS Corporation Revenue Up 2% in Q2
Cox Media Group Names Rob Rohr as CMG Ohio Market Vice President
Alpha Media, Moberly Announces Mark Benkiel As Market Manager
July 27, 2016
iHeartMedia St. Louis Names A.J. SVP/Programming
Entercom Communications Reports Second Quarter Results
Apple Reports Third Quarter Results
Scott Shannon to Host NAB Marconi Radio Awards
Steph Lova Returns To WPGC/Washington, DC
DigitalRadioTracker.com Simplifies Broadcast Monitoring Worldwide
July 26, 2016
Brian Beasley Named Chief Operating Officer of Beasley Media Group, Inc.
2016 NAB Marconi Radio Award Finalists Announced
SiriusXM Reports Second Quarter 2016 Results
Alpha Media Clinton Names Mike Fell Market Manager
NextRadio Survey Reinforces How Radio Can Help Reach Voters
RAB Announces Staff Changes
July 25, 2016
Drake, U2, Britney Spears & More Announced For iHeartRadio Music Festival
Scotty K And Bret Head To Dallas For Mornings On KLIF
July 22, 2016
eQB NOW
Pandora Revenue Up in Second Quarter of 2016
John Crenshaw Named OM at Cumulus-Youngstown, OH
Alpha Media Savannah-Hilton Head Launches Throwback Station "G100"
July 21, 2016
FMQB NOW

Bill Tanner
SVP/Programming
SummitMedia

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!