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Blackout Tuesday: Music industry rallies together for day-long silence over George Floyd's death

1 month ago   |   By Evening Standard

Project backed by major record labels and litany of stars will see swathes of the music industry grind to a silent halt on Tuesday
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TheShowMustBePaused: music industry plans day of silence for George Floyd

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Stars including Quincy Jones and Billie Eilish join executives in promoting effort to halt operations as protests continue
On Tuesday, the music industry will observe a “blackout day” in the wake of George Floyd's death and the protests raging across the country. The demonstration stands to bring major music companies, significant pieces of a $19bn industry, to a halt. The event organizer Live Nation will “pull the plug” on its operations and close offices for the day; radio shows will go silent; MTV, VH1, Comedy Central and other ViacomCBS-owned channels will “go dark”. The demonstration...
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