Adam Lambert performs “Never Close Our Eyes”; sets May 15 “Trespassing” release date.
+ Watch Adam Lambert premiere a live acoustic version of “Never Close Our Eyes,” from his forthcoming Trespassing album. The song was written by Bruno Mars, and it looks like Trespassing has a new release date of May 15. (Idolator)
+ Black Keys’ Patrick Carney isn’t shy about his opinions, whether it’s beefing with Lady Gaga’s fans or taking a stab at Nickelback. There’s no love for Spotify (which the band is not on) board member Sean Parker, either. “That guy has $2 billion that he made from figuring out ways to steal royalties from artists, and that’s the bottom line,” Carney said. (MTV News)
+ If the advertisement hints popping up around Chicago’s public transportation system are true, Lollapalooza (which takes place in Chicago Aug. 3-5) may feature Jack White, Die Antwoord, Justice and The Weeknd, all of whose lyrics have been featured in the ads. (Pitchfork)
+ Lil B will be speaking at NYU next month. As for the subject matter? He tweeted, “LIL B GOING TO LECTURE AT NYU !!! APRIL 11 !! THIS IS GOING TO BE HISTORICAL FOR ALL HUMANS WANTING TO SEEK PROGESSIONS WITH PPL – LIL B.” (Billboard)
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