MJ tribute draws 50,000 in Wales; Former Weezer bassist dies; RCA shutters three labels

October 10, 2011

LaToya Jackson (2nd L), sister of the late pop star Michael Jackson, his children Prince Michael Joseph Jackson Jr. (3rd L), Prince Michael Jackson II (Blanket) and Paris-Michael Katherine Jackson (3rd R) perform on stage during the "Michael Forever" tribute concert. (REUTERS/Eddie Keogh)

- Former Weezer bassist Mikey Welsh died in Chicago over the weekend. He was 40 years old. Welsh joined Weezer after the departure of original bassist Patrick Sharp and played on just one album, 2001’s “Weezer” (better known as “The Green Album”). In recent tweets, Welsh talked about witnessing his own death in Chicago. Check Blog Post for more details.

- RCA Records announced that Arista, Jive and J Records will no longer exist as stand-alone labels and have been folded into RCA.

Clicky shuffle: Your random song for Monday morning:

- Nancy Sinatra, “How Does That Grab You, Darlin’?”

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