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On the Radar: Billie Eilish announces debut LP, Warped Tour Returns, New Cage the Elephant + More

Recover from the polar vortex by checking out music’s hottest stories with this week’s On the Radar. Billie Eilish announces debut LP ‘When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?’ Billie Eilish, one of the hottest artists of 2018, has officially announced her debut album. Titled When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? the record drops March 29 via Darkroom/Interscope Records. Eilish also shared the eerie artwork and tracklist for the album. The 17-track LP features previously released singles “you should see me in a crown” and…

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On the Radar: 2019 Grammy Nominations, Noname 2019 Tour, Remembering Peter Shelley + More

This week we talk about the 2019 Grammy Nominations, Noname’s new music video, and the death of Pete Shelley. All this and more on the latest edition of On the Radar. Kendrick Lamar, Drake, and Cardi B lead 2018 Grammy Nominations The nominees for the 2019 Grammy Awards have been revealedalong with several changes to category structure. The biggest change is thenumber of nominees in Album, Song, Record, and Artist of the year, which havebeen increased from five to eight. Leading the pack with the most nominations in Kendrick Lamar…

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On the Radar: Rihanna and Childish Gambino’s Movie, Grimes Release New Music, Sonic Temple Lineup + More

Kick off the week by catching up on music’s biggest stories and the hottest shows hitting Chicago this week with the latest edition of On the Radar. Watch the trailer for Childish Gambino and Rhianna’s new secret movie This past summer, reports surfaced that director Hiro Murai (Atlanta) was in Cuba with Atlanta cinematographer Christian Sprenger and “This is America” creative director Ibra Ake working on a new project with Childish Gambino aka Donald Glover and Rihanna. Details surrounding the project were sparse with only the name “Guava Island” to…

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On the Radar: Ozzfest Returns, Slipknot Announce European Tour, Ariana Grande 2019 Tour + More

This week’s edition of On the Radar brings you all the details you need for Ariana Grande’s 2019 tour, where you can get Ozzfest tickets, and what shows are happening this weekend. All that and more On the Radar. Ozzy Osbourne’s Ozzfest returns for one-off New Year’s Eve performance Ozzfest is back but for one night only. Ozzy Osbourne revealed he will headline an Ozzfest New Year’s Eve show at The Forum in Los Angeles, December 31. The show will also feature performances from Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson, Korn’s Johnathan…

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On the Radar: SiriusXM Buys Pandora, Chicago Red Bull Music Festival, This is America Tour Postponed + More

The latest edition of Chicago Music’s On the Radar is here! Get the details about SiriusXM’s latest deal, Childish Gambino’s tour update, the Red Bull Music Festival and more. SiriusXM to buy Pandora in $3.5 billion deal SiriusXM announced last week it plans to buy Pandora for a whopping $3.5 billion creating the largest audio entertainment company in the world. SiriusXM showed interest in Pandora last year and spent $480 million to buy 19 percent of Pandora’s stock. The anticipated SiriusXM purchase caused Pandora’s stock to double in price. Yet, they…

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On the Radar: Eminem’s Surprise LP, The Orwells Breakup, Muse Announce New LP + More

Kick off the week by catching up on the hottest music news with the latest edition of On the Radar. Eminem Drops Surprise Album ‘Kamikaze’ Last Friday, Eminem surprise the world with a new album dubbed Kamikaze. Executive produced by Dr. Dre and Eminem, it includes the song from the Venom soundtrack, which he previously teased. The record features guest spots from Joyner Lucas, Royce Da 5’9,” Jessie Reyez, and Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon. If the artwork looks familiar it’s because it’s a homage to Beastie Boys’ License to Ill.…

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On the Radar: Michael Jackson Loses Best Selling LP Title, Chance the Actor, Nicki Minaj Postpones Tour, + More

Kick off the week by seeing what music news has us buzzing on the latest edition of On the Radar. Michael Jackson no longer has the bestselling album of all time Michael Jackson no longer has the best selling album of all time. That title is now held by The Eagles for their compilation, Their Greatest Hits 1971- 1975. The album previously held the record, until Michael Jackson’s Thriller surpassed it shortly after his 2009 death. After a recent recalculation of the two LPs, the Recording Industry of Association of…

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On the Radar: RIP Aretha Franklin, the Return of Janet Jackson, North Coast After Parties + More

It’s the start of another week, so kick it off by checking out the music news you missed with this week’s edition of On the Radar. Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, has died Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, has died at 76 years old. Franklin passed Thursday (August 16) from advanced pancreatic cancer of the neuroendocrine. She died in her Detroit home surrounded by family and friends. “In one of the darkest moments of our lives, we are not able to find the appropriate words to express the…

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