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The RADIO.COM Year in Radio: Programmers and on-air talent's take on music and radio in 2020

We surveyed numerous RADIO.COM programmers and on-air talent who are responsible for what you hear over the air and streaming on the RADIO.COM App on a daily basis, about music and radio in 2020.
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'High Fidelity' author Nick Hornby has a show about The Rolling Stones coming to FX

FX is in discussions to bring on a drama series about The Rolling Stones. The series would focus on the band’s formation in the early 1960’s all the way through to 1972 when they released their iconic double album Exile on Main St.
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How much did the concert industry lose in 2020?

Leading industry publication Pollstar put out their year end report and estimated over $30 billion in losses in the North American live events industry this year.
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Chris Cornell covers John Lennon, Guns N' Roses on surprise posthumous album

Vicky Cornell, along with her children, have released a new collection of cover songs by late Seattle musician Chris Cornell of Soundgarden and Audioslave fame on behalf of The Chris Cornell Estate.
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Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl lighting up 8 covers of Jewish artists for Hanukkah

Dave Grohl and Foo Fighters producer Greg Kurstin are doling out the gifts this Hanukkah. Over the next eight nights of Hanukkah, Grohl and Kurstin are teaming up to give us one Hanukkah song a night.
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Vinyl records just had their best week in 30 years: Here's why

According to Nielsen Music/MRC Data, the week of November 27-December 3 saw 1.253 million vinyl albums sold. This represents the largest sales week for vinyl ever since Nielsen began electronically tracking music sales in 1991.
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David Bowie finally sent into space… as a coin

Earlier this week, the U.K.’s Royal Mint sent a specially made coin of the late David Bowie into space. The one ounce silver proof coin traveled for 45 minutes and reached an altitude of 116,982 feet before descending back down to Earth.
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Paul McCartney admits The Beatles struggled with mental health: 'It turned out to be a cry for help'

Paul McCartney was interviewed by The Sunday Times and spoke about how he, John Lennon, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr would shy away from the problems they were facing by joking about them.
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'Party time, excellent!' Aerosmith members join Wayne's World virtual reunion

The Boston musicians were featured in Wayne’s World 2 performing on stage at the Waynestock music festival after Jim Morrison of The Doors promised Wayne, “if you book them, they will come” in a dream.
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The Dylan catalog, a 60-year rock ‘n’ roll odyssey, is sold

Bob Dylan’s entire catalog of songs, which reaches back 60 years is being acquired by Universal Music Publishing Group. Read more on RADIO.COM for the latest details.
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