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Top 10 April Fools Day Jokes In Music & Social Media 2013

image from static.guim.co.ukIt's April 1st and to make sure that you don't miss out on any of the fun, here is our list of top April Fools day pranks in music and social media.

1. Ted Nugent and Radiohead are working on a pro-hunting musical

2. You Tube Says It's Shutting Down after a year "Best Video" contest

3. Twitter launches Twttr 2 tiered service: $5 monthly to use vowels

4. Starting May 1, all Warner albums will be funded by Kickstarter**

5. David Bowie To Open Pet Shop called 'The Spiders From Mars'

6. Spotify planning ‘SpotiPhone’ Android smartphone to disrupt Apple

7. Google Acquiring Spotify In $4.2 Billion Deal

8. Soundcloud launches The Dropometer

9. Sony Launches Headphones for Cats

9. Prohibition 2.0: Music Executives Take Legal Action and Remove All Digital Music

What are your favorite music or social media April Fools pranks of this or any year?

** As of this morning Bob Lesetz had only published Warner Goes Kickstarter via email.  Here's an expert:

"Starting May 1st, all Warner albums will be funded by Kickstarter.

Perennially third, the smallest of the three majors saw a need to shake it up, to move ahead of Sony and Universal in the game of music production. Lucian Grainge bought EMI, believing it was all about market share, economies of scale...but that's positively old school. Today you drill down into the niches, you solidify your relationship with your fan base, you grow from the bottom up, not the top down.

Yes, Stephen Cooper has just thrown a curve ball so wide, Doug Morris won't even see it."

 

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