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After strictly being found only on Tidal, Prince’s music could be coming to Spotify and Apple Music as soon as this month. According to Bloomburg, the late icon’s representative are “closing in” on deals with the streaming giants ahead of the Grammy’s on February 12, where there’s rumored to be a featured tribute to Prince in the show. Prince’s catalogue is currently owned by Universal Music Group.
http://www.nme.com/news/music/princes-music-could-be-available-on-spotify-and-apple-mu sic-soon-1941352
David Bowie
Today marks the one-year passing of David Bowie, just a few days after what would have been his 70th birthday. While many are taking to social media to remember the mega-musician’s life, personal friends of Bowie and others joined alongside Gary Oldman this past weekend for a musical tribute at London’s Brixton Academy and featured performances from members of Duran Duran, Def Leppord, and more.
http://pitchfork.com/news/70781-watch-gary-oldman-la-roux-more-cover-bowie-at-birthday-tribute-concert/