Digest: Chris Brown Loses His Publicist; Arcade Fire Win Big At Juno Awards

Also: 50 Cent to star in movie with Robert De Niro; Tim McGraw gets his own radio station

March 28, 2011 11:10 AM ET
Digest: Chris Brown Loses His Publicist; Arcade Fire Win Big At Juno Awards

Chris Brown Loses Publicist
Tammy Brook has quit her job as Chris Brown's publicist. Her departure came less than a week after the singer smashed a window and stormed out of the Good Morning America studio shirtless because he didn't want to be questioned about his domestic violence incident with Rihanna two years ago.  In a statement, Brook says that she was only set to work with Brown for the release of his new album F.A.M.E. and that she would work with the singer again. [Billboard]

Arcade Fire Win Four Juno Awards
Arcade Fire won four awards at the Junos, Canada's answer to the Grammys, on Sunday. The band won for best group, best album, best alternative album and best songwriter. Justin Bieber and Neil Young also took home awards at the event. [Billboard]

Robert De Niro to Star in Movie with 50 Cent
Robert De Niro has signed on to star in Freelancers, a crime drama that will also star Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson. Jackson will play a young cop who is taken under the wing of his father's former partner, a police captain played by De Niro. [Deadline Hollywood]

Sirius XM to Launch Tim McGraw Radio
Country star Tim McGraw is celebrating the launch of his own commercial-free satellite radio station on Sirius XM with a special invition-only concert at New York's Beacon Theater on April 27th. The concert will be broadcast live on three Sirius XM channels including Tim McGraw Radio. [Press release]

Brian Wilson to Receive Honor at NARM Convention
Beach Boys mastermind Brian Wilson will be honored with the Chairman's Award For Sustained Creative Achievement at the 2011 NARM Music Business Convention on May 12th. [Press release]

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