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The Daily Lowdown: Taylor Swift breaks major record with Eras Tour Film

The Daily Lowdown: Taylor Swift breaks major record with Eras Tour Film

Welcome to the Daily Lowdown podcast from HELLO!. In this episode, we’re talking about Coldplay landing another major festival gig this year, Eminem’s comeback with a new album and Lady Gaga’s Las Vegas residency. Not only that, Taylor Swift lands a new streaming record with her Eras Tour Concert Film and Nicki Minaj apologises for cancelling her most recent show. Listen to the episode in full below… Coldplay have a busy year ahead of them as they have landed another festival headline slot. The band fronted by Chris Martin will take to the stage at BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend alongside other previously announced guests like Raye and Chase & Status. The group’s addition to the bill comes shortly after it was announced that they would be headlining Glastonbury festival this year, which is taking place in June at Worthy Farm in Somerset. Coldplay will be joined by SZA, Dua Lipa and Shania Twain. Meanwhile Big Weekend takes place in Luton in May and tickets are available from Thursday. © Sergione Infuso – CorbisChris Martin …

The Daily Lowdown: Drake adds more dates to tour which will feature major suprise guest

The Daily Lowdown: Drake adds more dates to tour which will feature major suprise guest

Welcome to the Daily Lowdown podcast from HELLO!. In this episode, we’re talking about Drake adding more dates to his huge Big As the What? tour which will also feature a surprise appearance from Lil Wayne. Not only that, but Madonna addressed her health battle at her recent show in Los Angeles this week, Justin Timberlake shared another snippet of a new song from his upcoming album and Renee Rapp was forced to cancel her UK shows. Listen to the episode in full below… Drake has added more dates to his current Big As the What? Tour and has even announced some special guests. The Canadian rapper has been on tour for a while now, but he’ll be taking to the stage in New Jersey for two extra shows on April 5th and 6th, where he’ll be joined by his long-term collaborator, Lil Wayne. Live Nation made the announcement and tickets are available from today. Meanwhile, Drake’s been on the road since last year and has taken the opportunity to give back to his fans …

The Daily Lowdown: Fans concerned for Taylor Swift’s health

The Daily Lowdown: Fans concerned for Taylor Swift’s health

Welcome to your Daily Lowdown from HELLO!. In today’s episode we’re discussing fan concerns for Taylor Swift, the return of Baywatch, Calvin Harris’ unique jet lag cure, Kim and North’s TikTok mistake, and Princess Kate’s uncle on Celebrity Big Brother. Taylor Swift’s fans are concerned after her she seemed to be poorly during a show in Singapore. Swifties flocked to comment on a video of her performing at the National Stadium as part of her Eras tour, where she is seen coughing and also suggested she had a slight raspy tone. One wrote: “I was there and so worried about Taylor,’ while another posted: I can only imagine how exhausting it must be whilst on tour giving it 100 percent with every performance. She is incredible!” 25 years on from the original series, Baywatch is set to return! The show that spearheaded Pamela Anderson into fame, based around a group of lifeguards set in Los Angeles ran between 1989 and 1999. Fremantle, who own the rights to the show, shared an article on X about the …

The Daily Lowdown: Shania Twain announces more UK shows

The Daily Lowdown: Shania Twain announces more UK shows

Welcome to the Daily Lowdown podcast from HELLO!. In this episode, we’re talking about Shania Twain announcing a few more shows for the UK after it was revealed she is headlining BST Hyde Park this summer. Not only that, but Beyonce’s producer hints that she and Taylor Swift could collaborate on Beyonce’s upcoming country album, and Sophie Ellis-Bextor lands a major headline gig. Listen to the episode in full below… Shania Twain has already got her fans excited with her BST Hyde Park announcement, but it doesn’t stop there because the singer is doing even more shows in the UK this year. The Any Man of Mine hitmaker will be performing up and down the UK at many festival events and will also be putting on her first-ever headline gig in Wales. Shania will head to Belfast and Dublin in June before performing at the Stirling Summer Sessions gig in Scotland and then heading to Lancashire in July. Tickets go on sale this week. © Getty ImagesShania Twain performs during the 2024 MusiCares Person of …

The lowdown for European startups looking to raise money in 2023

The lowdown for European startups looking to raise money in 2023

We’re an impatient bunch here at TechCrunch+, so while we await tidied quarterly venture reports from major startup databases, we’re also running our own queries to get early looks at the state of the fundraising world. As it’s the last day of the first quarter, we’re too antsy to wait any longer to see what’s been going on in Europe. Let’s take an early peek. In the wake of Techstars’ decision to leave the Swedish market, we looked at Sweden’s startup scene earlier this week following a glance at what is happening in the United States. Those were useful exercises, but we’ll need a broader dataset to really set our bearings. To that end, let’s look at all of Europe and then consider the three largest venture markets in the region: the U.K., Germany and France. The Exchange explores startups, markets and money. Read it every morning on TechCrunch+ or get The Exchange newsletter every Saturday. The numbers are fascinating and can be read as either bullish or bearish. The negative take is simple: European venture …