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The Cricket’s Daily 3: YouTube vs. indie music labels

First Published      Last Updated Jun 20 2014 07:16 am

Here's what's being talked about in pop culture:

• Google-owned YouTube is threatening to block indie music labels from posting videos, as it pushes its new subscription music service. So much for Google's old motto of "don't be evil." [Entertainment Weekly, The Guardian]

• Jay Leno will receive the Kennedy Center's Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, considered the highest honor a comedian can get. This raises the question: Jay Leno is a comedian? [Vulture]

• More major movies are having their premieres in New York this year — and a major reason is that Jimmy Fallon moved "The Tonight Show" to The Big Apple. [The Hollywood Reporter]