Quick Hits: Eminem & Shady Records, Ed Sheeran, Prince, Grouplove, Cobra Starship
August 25, 2014


Eminem
Eminem and Shady Records will celebrate the label's 15th anniversary with its fifteenth release: ShadyXV, a two-CD compilation. One CD features an album of the label's greatest hits, including classics such as 50 Cent's "In Da Club" and Eminem's "Lose Yourself." The second CD will be an album of new material from Eminem, Slaughterhouse, Bad Meets Evil, D-12 and Yelawolf as well as special guest-artist collaborations. ShadyXV, set for release on November 24, is preceded by the new Eminem single, "Guts Over Fear," featuring Sia. The song is out today, and fans will also hear it in the trailer for the upcoming film The Equalizer, which will be in theaters on September 26.

Before Ed Sheeran took the stage at MTV Video Music Awards to accept his first-ever VMA for Best Male Video for "Sing," the U.K. singer/songwriter told Billboard that he's been in the studio with French producer David Guetta. "Two days ago, I wrote and recorded two songs with David Guetta, for some other people to sing," Sheeran told Billboard on the red carpet. "I'm going in tomorrow to do some stuff for myself." Meanwhile, to celebrate his latest hit song "Don't," Sheeran digitally released the four-song Don’t EP. The EP includes a Rick Ross-featured remix of "Don't," two brand new songs called "Friends" and "Everything You Are," and a live version of "Be My Husband" that was recorded at this year's Glastonbury Festival. Sheeran will perform "Don't" on Jimmy Kimmel Live! this Thursday, August 28.

It turns out that Prince will release not just one, but two albums via Warner Bros. next month. His long-teased album with the band 3rdEyeGirl, dubbed Plectrumelectrum, is due on September 30, as is a new Prince solo album called Art Official Age. Fans can order both albums at www.artofficialage.com. The Purple One will reportedly hold a series of special events and live dates around the world to celebrate the albums' release. More details are forthcoming.

Grouplove have unveiled the theme song to the darkly funny, animated NetFlix Original Series, BoJack Horseman, starring Will Arnett, Aaron Paul, and Amy Sedaris. Written and recorded by Grouplove frontman Christian Zucconi specifically for the series, the song, "Back In The '90s (BoJack Theme Song)," plays at the conclusion of each episode of the new series. Meanwhile, fans also can catch Grouplove on NBC's Late Night with Seth Meyers on September 17.

Cobra Starship has returned, teaming up with Wallpaper. and John Ryan to release the summer song "Never Been In Love" featuring Icona Pop. The track will be featured on Cobra Starship's forthcoming new album. Speaking about the new tune, frontman Gabe Saporta commented: "I had been listening to a lot of early '90s U.K. artists -- Jesus Jones, EMF, George Michael. It was a time when bands first started incorporating break beats and electronic elements into their music. I had been trying to find a way to modernize that sound."




 
Music News
Greg Lake of Emerson, Lake & Palmer Passes Away
Quick Hits: Taylor Swift, Zayn, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
Quick Hits: Lady Gaga, Forecastle Festival, Ryan Adams, We Rock with Standing Rock concert
FMQB Retro-Active: Ken Sharp Revisits the Iconic Album Pet Sounds, and Delves Into New Music with Joyous Wolf
Beyoncé Leads 59th Annual Grammy Nominees
The Weeknd's Starboy Rises to the Top
Quick Hits: Justin Bieber, Guns N' Roses, Carolina Rebellion & Welcome to Rockville, Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve With Ryan Seacrest
Prince Documentary, Celebration on the Way in 2017
Quick Hits: Alessia Cara, Lady Gaga, Dead & Company
Quick Hits: J. Cole, Bon Jovi, Grouplove, Kid Cudi, ABC's Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve
Metallica Earn Sixth #1 Album on Billboard 200
Quick Hits: Taylor Swift, Rock On The Range, Kelly Clarkson
Quick Hits: Grammy Hall Of Fame, Soul Train Awards, Guns N' Roses
Justin Bieber and Drake Top 2016 American Music Awards
Quick Hits: Bruno Mars, Adele, The Weeknd, Chance The Rapper
Breaking News
Chris Kampmeier Announces Retirement, Rick Everett Named RVPP/iHeartMedia North Florida
HBO Documentary on Jimmy Iovine & Dr. Dre Coming Soon
Eleven Seven Music Group Appoints Steve Kline As CEO, Expands Staff
December 8, 2016
Warner Music Group Reports Fourth Quarter & Full Year Results
Coleman Insights Names Jessica Lichtenfeld as Associate Consultant
December 7, 2016
iHeartMedia-Indianapolis Names Brad Polston Market President
SFX Entertainment Rebrands As LiveStyle, Inc.
Lux Moves to Morning Drive at NOW 96.3/St. Louis
Alpha Media Names Chelsea Thomas New Morning & Middays Host/MD For WDJX/Louisville
December 6, 2016
Cumulus Media Lafayette Names Scott Chiasson VP/Market Manager
Capitol Music Group Promotes Jeff Temske To SVP/Streaming, Strategy & Research
Jeff Kapugi Exits WUSN/Chicago & CBS Radio VP/Country Programming Post
iHeartMedia Atlanta Debuts DJ Scream & Hoodrich Radio Broadcasted On 92.3 & 96.7 The Beat
WMMR's Preston & Steve Camp Out for Hunger Receives Record-Breaking Food Donations
December 5, 2015
Delilah To Be Inducted Into NAB Broadcasting Hall Of Fame
Interscope Records Continues to Roll in 2016
Liz Morentin Named Executive VP/Comms and Media At Warner Bros Records
December 2, 2016
CBS Radio Elevates Tracy Brandys To SVP/Market Manager & Director/Sales, Baltimore
WKST/Pittsburgh's Stuff A Bus Fills 57 Buses With Toys For Toys For Tots
Dan Dalton and Roc Nation Form Management Partnership
December 1, 2016
iHeartMedia Launches On-Demand Streaming Services
105.1 The Bounce/Detroit Announces On-Air Lineup
November 30, 2016
Alpha Media Names Ronnie Stanton VP/Programming
FMQB NOW

Ross Mahoney, PD
KXTE, Las Vegas



Question Of
The Week

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!