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Olivia Rodrigo departs with her longtime manager Kristen Smith.

Why do managers and artist that begin their journey together often part ways after a successful venture?

I’m not speculating at all on Olivia Rodrigo’s relationship with her manager.

It’s not uncommon that rising artists and managers split shortly after a radio hit and a tour. Both didn’t know what to expect and it’s all new. What started out as fun turns into a high pressure environment.

At times, the tour manager falls into the role of an artist manager eventually replacing the artist manager altogether. They have all the connections on the road and that’s where you want to live. But tour managers may not be very savvy in business deals and may not make great representation for the artist.

Everyone is offering their opinion. Ask any overnight sensation act. From make up artists to producers, label heads to agents, friends to mum and dad. It becomes confusing and distracting throwing things off course.

And then you have poachers and agents making secret phone calls to the artist selling them the dreams, something more on a grande scale hoping to lure them away. An 18 year old who never made a trip around the globe can easily be led away by smooth talkers.

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Neil Young has demanded for his songs to be pulled from Spotify because they host Joe Rogan’s Experience, a popular podcast. The folk singer wants Joe Rogan banned.

Young asked his management team and record label to remove his music.

Young wrote, “Spotify is spreading fake information about vaccines – potentially causing death to those who believe the disinformation being spread by them.”

Spotify can have “Joe Rogan or Young. Not both,”

“By allowing the propagation of false and societally harmful assertions, Spotify is enabling its hosted media to damage public trust in scientific research and sow doubt in the credibility of data-driven guidance offered by medical professionals,” the letter stated.

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Check out the podcast now up on Spotify. In the first episode with David Bendeth we discuss why The Rolling Stones gave k.d. Lange songwriting credit and how Paramore avoided a nightmare scenario along with other crazy stories.

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Meatloaf dies at 74. He was born as Marvin Lee Aday in Dallas. He had a background in Broadway and produced monster hits like “Bat Out of Hell” and “Paradise by the Dashboard Light”. Who doesn’t know these songs? Regardless of success, he never garnered the respect from critics. Rolling Stone slammed “Bat Out of Hell” which sold 14 million copies in the United States.

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Adele has announced the postponement of her Las Vegas residency, just 24 hours before kick off. The UK singer blamed covid for its cancellation.

In a tearful video posted to Instagram, Adele said her team “tried absolutely everything we can to put it together in time and for it to be good enough for you, but we’ve been absolutely destroyed by delivery delays and Covid.”

“I’m so sorry but my show ain’t ready,” she said. “Half my crew, half my team is down with Covid. They still are, and it’s been impossible to finish the show. And I can’t give you what I have right now, and I’m gutted.”

The show at Caesars Palace was set to begin Friday and go through April 16.

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