Dr Dre is this year's most loaded musician, Reading & Leeds acts announced, Indie Label Market this weekend, Pete Doherty film set for premiere... Daily Hot List
Friday, 30 November
Dr Dre was the highest earning musician of this year, making $110m in pre tax profits, largely via his Beats headphones. Roger Waters ($88m), Elton John ($80m), U2 ($78m) and Take That ($69m) make up the top five mainly through touring revenue.
Alt-J, Deftones and Sub Focus have been announced as the first acts to play next year's Reading And Leeds Festivals, as tickets went on sale this morning.
Joe Jackson is being treated for a stroke at a Las Vegas hospital, according to reports.
Video footage of Pussy Riot's cathedral protest in March, which landed two of the band in prison, has been banned by Russian authorities and must be removed from sites hosted in the country following a court ruling.
The 2013 Brit Awards will take place on 20 February at London's O2 Arena. James Cordon will return to host the awards - presumably Adele won't be attending - while Damien Hirst will design the trophies.
Watch one of this month's New To Q Acts, get Q318 out now, Matthew E White's new video for Will You Love Me.
AC/DC have sold 48,000 digital albums and 696,000 songs since their music became available on iTunes for the first time last week.
Lawyers for the Beastie Boys are attempting to get a copyright lawsuit - filed the day before Adam Yauch died - thrown out. Trouble Funk claimed the trio illegally sampled them on second album Paul's Boutique, buthaving denied any "substantial similarity", the rappers' legal team is also questioning the gap between the record's release and the claim.
Flying Lotus has confirmed he is actually new rapper Captain Murphy, meanwhile under his original name he's released a new video for Tiny Tortues featuring Elijah Wood.
The Christmas edition of the Independent Label Market, which sees bosses and artists of indie labels manning stalls, will take place this Saturday and Sunday at London's Old Spitalfields Market.
Listen to Shaun Ryder discussing the Happy Monday's reunion shows.
Spotify have revealed that Gotye's Somebody That I Used To Know is their most streamed track of 2012.
Watch a fan made live video, with decent audio, from Radiohead's show at New York's Roseland Ballroom last year.
Read an extensive oral history of the creation of Interpol's acclaimed debut album Turn On The Bright Lights, which is celebrating its tenth birthday.
Dionne Warwick says she turned down a few songs offered to her by Bacharach and David, including What The World Needs Now Is Love.
Watch The Babies new video for Baby.
Pete Doherty's acting debut, Confessions Of A Child Of The Century which co stars Charlotte Gainsbourg and Lily Cole, is set to get is London premiere on Monday at the Prince Charles Cinema.
Today's Track Of The Day is Crystal Castles with Wrath Of God
That's it for this week. More Hot List Monday at noon.
12:00 PM | 30/11/2012
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