Rihanna’s New Album May Drop Sooner Than Expected, Sinead O’Connor Describes U2’s Album ITunes Release As “Something Almost Terrorist” + More On Last Lap

Giorgio Moroder will put out his first album in more than three decades, One Direction fans attack Matt Lauer, Adele will not be included in this year’s “Do They Know It’s Christmas” collaboration and more on Last Lap.

  • DJ Skee announced that Rihanna played 10 new songs for Def Jam executives in a top secret location last week. These songs may be part of her rumored upcoming album. [Complex]
  • Sinead O’Connor told Daily Mail that it was “a badly judged move” on U2’s part to load their Songs Of Innocence album to every iTunes user’s system and there was something “terrorist” about “invading people’s lives like that.” [NME]
  • Dance music legend Giorgio Moroder will release a new album next spring with features from Britney Spears, Charli XCX, Sia and more. [RS]
  • One Direction fans got really mad at Matt Lauer for asking questions about rumored substance abuse. [Fox]
  • The Gossip Table reveals if Jay Z attended sister-in-law Solange’s wedding.
  • “Do They Know It’s Christmas” project organizer Bob Geldof claims Adele ignored his plea to join the collaboration this year but Adele’s team says she was never supposed to be included but will donate to the cause. [Billboard]
  • Watch Mark Ronson’s retro music video for “Uptown Funk” featuring Bruno Mars. [RS]
  • Uber will start to offer Spotify playlists in their cars. [TS]

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