Rihanna has set off a firestorm with a tweet that called for the support of Indian farmers. We won’t delve into the full specifics here, but farmers in India have been protesting against a new law that could impact the pricing of agricultural produce.
Could India ban and censor Rihanna? The nation could if Rihanna continues to interject herself in foreign affairs.
Soon after Rihanna’s tweet ministers, Bollywood stars and cricketers warned Rihanna not to meddle in their affairs and that she should stay focused on peddling “hate” and “divineness” in America.
What happened after rising’s country star Morgan Wallen was dropped from his record label and banned from playlists and radio? Nothing yet.
Being that Morgan Wallen is dropped from his music label, his legal team could sue for breach of contract. Morgan then is a free agent. As time passes, people will forget about the reckless drunken incident and he’ll sign a new deal.
Do you know rising music country star Morgan Wallen? He’s the hottest artist in country. I should say WAS the hottest. He’s been dropped by his label after a drunken racial slur he soon regretted.
That’s right. He’s been dropped by country music radio, playlists, and his label Big Loud Records.
Big Loud Records, The Nashville-based label in conjunction with Republic Records said:
“In wake of recent events, Big Loud Records has made the decision to suspend Morgan Wallen’s recording contract indefinitely,” the label wrote. “Republic Records fully supports Big Loud’s decision and agrees such behavior will not be tolerated.”
iHeartMedia — the largest radio owner in the U.S have removed Wallen’s music from rotation.
Morgan has been removed from the two biggest country playlists – Spotify’s “Hot Country,” and Apple Music’s “Today’s Country”.
Nevertheless, Morgan Wallen has been cancelled, dropped, and suspended on all platforms. It’s most likely the end for this rising country star. Whereas artist could get away with erratic behavior in the past, this is no longer the case.
The Weeknd is spending $7 million of his own money on the Super Bowl halftime show. The Super Bowl is footing the bill for the usual production costs, but The Weeknd says:
“we’ve been really focusing on dialing in on the fans at home and making performances a cinematic experience, and we want to do that with the Super Bowl.”
Production costs can run up to $10million. The production this year will be extra special if The Weekend is throwing in an extra $7 Million.
Marylin Manson has been dropped from his record label after former girlfriend Evan Rachel Wood accused him of abuse.
The indie label Loma Vista Recordings is an independent record label founded by Tom Whalley, former CEO of Warner Bros. Records.
“In light of today’s disturbing allegations by Evan Rachel Wood and other women naming Marilyn Manson as their abuser, Loma Vista will cease to further promote his current album, effective immediately. Due to these concerning developments, we have also decided not to work with Marilyn Manson on any future projects,” the record label said.
Manson also known as Brian Warner has faced other past allegations, but this seems to be the most serious as far as consequences. The shock rocker is without a label. More importantly, this could snowball into live concerts.