Merge 104.8 | 21 September 2023
Katy Perry has sold the rights to her music for $225 million. It’s a deal that includes five albums she released from 2008 to 2020. The sale includes her stakes in master recordings and publishing rights for the five albums, but Universal Music Group will continue to own the masters for those albums.
The new Expend4bles movie is out today. The movie stars Jason Statham, Sylvester Stallone and Megan Fox and they are the world’s last line of defense and the team that gets called when all other options are off the table. They get assigned to a mission to stop a terrorist organization from smuggling nuclear warheads that will ignite a conflict between Russia and the U.S. The Expend4bles is showing across Oman from today.
Doritos have set a new world record for the longest cheese pull. They dipped a giant nacho into a cheese mixture and pulled it 50 feet in the air with a helicopter. The company say this took over a month of preparation with the help of cheese scientists and helicopter pilots. It was a stunt inspired by a TikTok trend that took place in England last week.