Los Angeles’ radio community continues to bleed talent as Chris Booker, host of the AMP Morning Show on L.A. Top 40 radio station 97.1 AMP, has been let go. His last broadcast — which was pre-taped — aired this morning (April 2). The station is owned by Entercom, parent company to alternative rock station KROQ, which recently saw massive layoffs of both on-air personalities and support positions. … [Read more...] about Chris Booker Exits 97.1 AMP Radio, the Latest Casualty of Entercom Firings
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FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2020 file photo, singer Billie Eilish arrives at the Oscars in Los Angeles. The Elton John-led starry benefit concert that featured Eilish, Mariah Carey and Alicia Keys on Sunday has raised nearly $8 million to battle the coronavirus. The musicians performed from their homes for the hour-long event that aired on Fox and iHeartMedia radio stations. Fox will re-broadcast the concert on Monday, April 6. less … [Read more...] about Elton John-led concert to re-air; film academy aids workers
Adobe Summit The annual Adobe Summit in Las Vegas is off, although some content will be offered online. Nvidia GTC The keynote and product announcements for Nvidia's GPU Technology Conference, typically held in San Jose, California, and attracting about 10,000 people, was canceled on March 16. The company earlier announced plans to make the event online-only. Nvidia said it will continue to hold online training sessions starting March 25.Snap Partner Summit The annual Snap Partner Summit focusing on messaging app Snapchat will be an online-only event, with a keynote scheduled for April 2.GDC The annual Game Developers Conference, originally scheduled to take place March 16 to 20 in San Francisco, has been postponed to an unspecified date after exhibitors such as Amazon, Microsoft, Epic Games, Sony, EA and Facebook dropped out. Google News Initiative Summit Alphabet Inc. canceled the Google News Initiative Summit scheduled for late April in Sunnyvale, … [Read more...] about Coronavirus cancellations and delays: Democratic convention, Wimbledon, more
'We really explored every option to try and put a show on for you,but right now feel the safest thing to do is to stop for a moment and take advice further down the line. Stay safe out there x x (sic)'. … [Read more...] about James Corden admits he is finding homeschooling his children ‘a nightmare’ and his respect for teachers is ‘through the roof’ amid coronavirus pandemic
Cross’s brand of soft rock was one of the dominant sounds in popular music during the late ’70s and early 1980s. His hits Sailing and Ride Like The Wind helped him win Album of the Year, Song of the Year, Record of the Year and Best New Artist at the Grammy awards. It was a feat no one duplicated until Billie Eilish Billie Eilish scored similar results earlier this year. … [Read more...] about Christopher Cross Tests Positive For COVID-19, Claims “Worst Illness I’ve Ever Had”
Some of the biggest hits to the touring industry won’t be felt till summer, when artists such as BTS, Guns ’N Roses and Kenny Chesney were all supposed to begin stadium tours. While arena shows often earn $1 million to $2 million, stadium dates generally reap anywhere from $3 million to $10 million each night. The Rolling Stones — perhaps the world’s most bankable touring act — averaged over $11 million per show on the 2019 leg of the No Filter Tour, but the band’s 2020 leg, originally scheduled for 15 shows beginning May 8, is also among the postponed stadium tours. As agents and promoters work to schedule new routings for what is sure to be the most crowded fall season on record, a return to normalcy remains elusive. … [Read more...] about How Will Superstar Tour Cancellations Impact the Industry in 2020?