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Zac goes after Luke

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Blake Shelton is used to getting into trouble for his not-so-PG remarks. But one time he crossed hairs with the wrong country singer. "Nobody wants to listen to their grandpa's music," the singer said during his GAC'Backstory' interview. "And I don't care how many of these old farts around Nashville going, 'My God, that ain't country!' Well that's because you don't buy records anymore, jacka–. The kids do, and they don't want to buy the music you were buying."


Listen up. Echo Buds are on sale for £70 off this Prime Day.

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SAVE 58%: Echo Buds are on sale for £49.99 this Prime Day, saving you £70 on list price. Prime Day kicks off on June 21, but as with all of these major shopping events, there are plenty of impressive deals to be found before and after the official dates. We're not going to pick a favourite deal from the pre-Prime Day selection, but a £70 discount on Echo Buds definitely stands out from the crowd. Echo Buds are on sale for £49.99 this Prime Day, saving you 58% on list price. Echo Buds have premium speaker drivers that deliver crisp and dynamic audio, with Bose Active Noise Reduction Technology and a sealed in-ear design that limits background noise.


Connect everything in your home with a discounted Echo Dot

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SAVE £15: The Echo Dot (fourth generation) is on sale for £34.99 on Amazon, saving you 30% on list price. It's now more important than ever to stay connected with friends and family, and the latest Echo Dot provides everything you need to keep in touch with everyone important in your life. You can use it to call almost anyone hands free, and drop in on other rooms to announce something to your family. Amazon's most popular smart speaker has a sleek and compact design that fits nicely into small spaces. It produces crisp vocals and balanced bass for full sound, and lets you stream songs from Amazon Music, Apple Music, Spotify, and other leading platforms.


Will Spotify and Apple Music soon be forced to jack up their prices?

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It's widely known that musicians get paid fractions of a penny for their streamed songs on Spotify, Apple Music, Pandora, and other streaming services.


Tencent Music Prices Its IPO at Bottom of Range

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The Chinese music-streaming company's initial public offering priced at $13 per American depositary share Tuesday afternoon, the bottom end of its $13-to-$15 expected range. The offering raised roughly $1.1 billion for the company and its selling shareholders. At $13 an ADS, Tencent Music is valued at $21.3 billion on a fully diluted basis, according to Dealogic--making it one of the largest traditional IPOs by market value in the U.S. since Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. went public in 2014 at a whopping $169.4 billion. Tencent Music will start trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday under the symbol TME. It is part of internet giant Tencent Holdings Ltd. TCEHY 1.17% and operates several popular apps including QQ Music and an online karaoke platform.