Music News Roundup 7.24.17-7.27.17

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Music News Roundup 7.24.17-7.27.17

Posted by on Jul 28, 2017

Every week, KUTX serves up the best and most relevant music headlines and delivers it in digestible, informative doses. Here’s what we covered this week:

Monday, July 24th

  • Linkin Park members launch suicide prevention and Chest Bennington tribute site
  • Over 90 hospitalized at Chance the Rapper show

Tuesday, July 25

  • Remembering Motown singer Bobby Taylor
  • Venezuelan president propagandizes “Despacito.”

Wednesday, July 26

  • Daniel Johnston announces final tour, backed by Built to Spill, Jeff Tweedy, and more
  • Latin Grammy Cultural Center hands out record number of scholarships

Thursday, July 27

  • Michael Jackson estate to pay $9.4 in royalties to Qunicy Jones
  • 2017 Mercury Prize Shortlist

 

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