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Today’s Music News: Björk says putting music on Spotify ‘just seems insane’

Björk is keeping her new album Vulnicura off Spotify, at least for the time being. Echoing comments made by Taylor Swift and other artists, Björk says that “this streaming thing just does not feel right. I don’t know why, but it just seems insane…To work on something for two or three years and then just, Oh, here it is for free. It’s not about the money; it’s about respect, you know?” (Fast Company)

Drake has tied a record previously held by the Beatles: with the release of his new album If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late, Drake now has 14 songs simultaneously in Billboard’s Hot 100. No artist has done that since the Beatles did so in 1964. An asterisk, though: online streams now count towards chart status, which makes it easier than it was previously for multiple songs on a popular album to chart simultaneously. (Billboard)

The 210,000 tickets for this summer’s Grateful Dead concerts in Chicago went on sale Saturday, and sold out in minutes. The Dead say that these concerts—with Phish frontman Trey Anastasio standing in for the late Jerry Garcia—will be the last shows with all four surviving members of the band’s classic lineup. (Billboard)

Madonna says that she’s the victim of ageism as the 56-year-old continues a pop music career that began almost 35 years ago. “It’s still the one area where you can totally discriminate against somebody,” she tells Rolling Stone. “Only for females, though.” Her just-announced Rebel Heart tour stops at the Xcel Energy Center on Oct. 8.

Music fans watching the third season of House of Cards, which was released Friday on Netflix, were surprised to see Pussy Riot making their acting debut—playing themselves, protesting a White House visit by a fictional Russian president. (Billboard)

Jazz producer Orrin Keepnews has died at age 91. The four-time Grammy winner was best known for his work with Thelonious Monk. (Rolling Stone)

Kanye West has announced the title of his new album: So Help Me God is expected to feature St. Paul’s Allan Kingdom on the track “All Day.” (Pitchfork)

If you’re more into old-school Kanye, you might want to check out Michael Bolton‘s annotation of the lyrics to College Dropout track “Never Let Me Down,” which samples a song that Bolton sings on. Bolton was “surprised and flattered” to learn of West’s interest in using the song, he writes. (Pitchfork)

The latest Beyoncé hater is Kid Rock, who says she’s no Prince—or, for that matter, Bob Seger. “Beyoncé, to me, doesn’t have a f—ing ‘Purple Rain,’ but she’s the biggest thing on Earth,” Kid Rock said to Rolling Stone. “How can you be that big without at least one ‘Sweet Home Alabama’ or ‘Old Time Rock & Roll’?”