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Hans Zimmer will release a new live album this fall. The legendary composer has been on tour performing a selection of songs from his legendary catalogue, including tracks from Gladiator, Pirates of the Caribbean, Sherlock Holmes, The Dark Knight Trilogy and The Lion King. The new album, recorded at a show in Prague, will be available November 3rd.

https://consequenceofsound.net/2017/08/hans-zimmer-announces-new-live-album/

Lorde, The Weeknd and Ed Sheeran are three of the artists scheduled to perform at the 2017 MTV VMA awards later this month. This year’s ceremony marks the first time MTV has eliminated their gender-specific categories, combining the Best Female and Male Video awards into Artist of the Year. They will also debut a new category, “Best Fight Against The System”. This year’s VMA’s will be held on August 27th.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/lorde-miley-cyrus-ed-sheeran-to-perform-at-2017-mtv-vmas-w496511