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News Of The Day – 8/29

(Courtesy of HBO / Photographed by Eddy Chen)

Good morning. Here’s all you need to know about what went on in the world of music in the past 24 hours:

The Idol, the controversial HBO series featuring Abel “The Weeknd” Tesfaye in his acting debut, will not be renewed for a second season. “We’re grateful to the creators, cast, and crew for their incredible work,” the network said.

Zach Bryan will hit the road for a massive 10-month tour in 2024 in both stadiums and arenas, with support on various dates from Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, Sheryl Crow, and Turnpike Troubadours.

The Miraculous Love Kids of Afghanistan teamed with E From Eels to cover Journey’s “Only the Young.” Read our feature on them here.

Having announced the creation of its own label, Romantic Records, Mannequin Pussy shared a new single, “I Got Heaven.”

Shakira will receive the Video Vanguard Award at this year’s MTV Video Music Awards.

Bush will play an intimate show at New York’s Irving Plaza in honor of International Peace Day (Sept. 22).