Buzzing: Rumours of Coldplay playing here yet to be confirmed

Chris Martin of Coldplay performs during the fifth annual Made in America Music Festival in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Sept 4, 2016.
Chris Martin of Coldplay performs during the fifth annual Made in America Music Festival in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Sept 4, 2016.PHOTO: REUTERS

Rumours of Coldplay playing here yet to be confirmed

The rumours that British band Coldplay are coming to play in Singapore next year have yet to be confirmed, according to local concert organisers. The rumours started with a locked page in ticketing website Sports Hub Tix that ended with "Coldplay-2017.aspx" in its URL address. The locked page has since disappeared and the address now leads to an empty page displaying a "404 Not Found" error message.


Universal gets rights to administer Prince's songs

Universal Music Publishing Group acquired the exclusive rights to administer Prince's catalogue of songs. It will oversee the rights to more than 1,000 songs, including hits Purple Rain and Kiss, and music Prince wrote for other artists, the group says in a statement on Wednesday. The accord, for so-called publishing rights, marks progress in getting his work on streaming services.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 04, 2016, with the headline 'Buzzing'. Print Edition | Subscribe