Quick Hits: Usher, Pink Floyd, The Dead Weather, Queens of the Stone Age
July 8, 2014

Usher has dropped a new song from his upcoming eighth album, which is due sometime later this year. The new track is called "She Came to Give it to You" (featuring Nicki Minaj) and it features funky, disco production from Pharrell Williams. Usher's album will reportedly feature a number of other guest spots, reports Rolling Stone, including Diplo, Skrillex, Chris Brown and Juicy J. Check out the new tune below:




After it was reported yesterday that Pink Floyd will release a new album called The Endless River, the band issued a statement confirming the October release. The brief statement says: "It is an album of mainly ambient and instrumental music based on the 1993/4 Division Bell sessions which feature David Gilmour, Nick Mason and Richard Wright. The album is produced by David Gilmour with Phil Manzanera, Youth and recording engineer Andy Jackson. Work is still in progress, but more details to come at the end of the summer."

In the lead-up to a new album from The Dead Weather, due in 2015, Jack White is releasing a series of two-song singles. The first installment arrived back in January, and now White has announced the next release. Featuring songs called "Buzzkill(er)" and "It's Just Too Bad," the new 7-inch will be available first as part of the Third Man Records "Vault" subscription series. It will be released digitally at a later date.

Queens Of The Stone Age will finish up their ...Like Clockwork world tour with a big Halloween bash in Los Angeles. The band scheduled an October 31 gig at The Forum in L.A., which will see a headline set from QOTSA with support from former band member Nick Oliveri and his new project, Uncontrollable, as well as The Kills and JD McPherson. The event also will feature "Side Show attractions, Costume Contests and the horrifying Blackout Haunted House," according to the band's website.




 
Music News
Nickelback Signs With Republic Records
Quick Hits: Nico & Vinz, Sam Smith, Weezer, Ariana Grande, Shelby Lynne, Enrique Iglesias, T.I., Iggy Azalea
Quick Hits: album sales, Taylor Swift, Foo Fighters, Super Bowl halftime show, Gerard Way, Tiesto, Smashing Pumpkins
New Taylor Swift Album Due Out October 27
Quick Hits: Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett, Haim, Fashion Rocks concert, T.I., iTunes Festival, Unlocking the Truth, Leonard Cohen
Colbie Caillat Sets September 30 Street Date
Quick Hits: Coldplay, U2, Christina Aguilera, B.o.B, Wiz Khalifa, Becky G, Bob Seeger
Lil Wayne's Tha Carter V Coming October 28
Quick Hits: Nickelback, Sia, Shindig Music Festival, Def Jam Records, Annie Lennox
The Week In Review: 8/11-8/15
Quick Hits: Taylor Swift, Sam Smith, Meghan Trainor, Primus / Tool, Becky G, John Mellencamp
Guardians Of The Galaxy's Awesome Mix Hits #1
Quick Hits: Nicki Minaj, Death Cab For Cutie, Metro Station, Celine Dion, She & Him, Karen O
Honda Stage Launches at iHeartRadio Theater L.A.
Quick Hits: Kings Of Leon, Daft Punk, Linkin Park's Joe Hahn, Goo Goo Dolls, Bob Weir & RatDog
Breaking News
eQB NOW
SoundExchange Q2 Digital Radio Report Highlights Digital Radio Transformation
August 21, 2014
NuVoodoo Ratings Prospect Study Reveals Broadcast Radio Beats Pandora For Music Satisfaction
CBS Radio Adds To Sports Programming Leadership Team
iHeartRadio Survey: Carrie Underwood Musicís Best Female Role Model
In Brief - August 21, 2014
August 20, 2014
Cox Media Group Tampa Names Dan Mason OM For HOT 101.5, 97X, 102.5 The Bone
Logan Named PD/Morning Host At WNCV/Fort Walton Beach
Jay Towers Promoted To Anchor Of Fox 2 Morning News in Detroit
In Brief - August 20, 2014
August 19, 2014
Greg Ausham Named PD At WNNX/Atlanta
Emmis Communications, Beasley Broadcast Group Deploy Jelli Radio Ad Platform In Major Markets
Cumulus Taps Dan Mandis As PD Of WWTN/Nashville
In Brief - August 19, 2014
August 18, 2014
Republic Records Promotes David "Davey Dee" Ingenloff to VP/Rhythm Crossover Promotion
NAB President/CEO Gordon Smith To Keynote The Conclave
Westwood One Names George King VP/Programming, Network Formats
Cox Media Group Miami Launches The DJ Laz Morning Show on WFLC
Vince Szydlowski Named SVP, Label Sales For Capitol Music Group
In Brief - August 18, 2014
August 15, 2014
eQB NOW
The Week In Review: 8/11-8/15
CCM+E Miami Names Michael "Mud" Gross PD At WBGG-FM
WQHT/New York MD Karlie Hustle Resigns
Townsquare Media Promotes Heather DeLuca to Brand Manger for WSJO/Atlantic City
FMQB NOW

Jeff Sottolano
EVP of Programming
CBS Radio

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!