Xposure In The Mix: Bebe Rexha, The Beatles, Ticketmaster, and The GRAMMYS take on AI
From unforeseen accidents to industry-shaping developments, this week’s music news headlines hit different chords.
Pop star Bebe Rexha had an unexpected stage incident during her performance at Pier 17 in New York City. A flying cellphone struck Rexha in the face, necessitating a trip to the hospital. Despite the unfortunate incident, the resilient artist is expected to make a full recovery and return to the stage soon.
In a landmark move for consumer transparency, major ticketing companies, including Ticketmaster, LiveNation, and SeatGeek, have agreed to display all fees upfront. This decision aims to eliminate hidden charges and provide a clearer picture of ticket costs to consumers, fostering a more transparent and straightforward ticket-buying experience.
In an intriguing intersection of music and technology, legendary band The Beatles have announced the release of another album featuring AI-constructed vocals from the late John Lennon. Paul McCartney confirmed the news, ushering in a new era of music-making that bridges the gap between past and present.
Further blurring the lines between human creativity and artificial intelligence, the organization behind the prestigious GRAMMY Awards has outlined new rules for AI use in music production. According to the new guidelines, songs can include AI elements, provided a human was the main contributor to the work. This ruling opens up fascinating possibilities for future music creation, while ensuring the human touch remains central to the art form.