With thousands of press releases published each week, it can be difficult to keep up with everything on PR Newswire for Journalists. Here are some of this week’s most newsworthy releases you might have missed.
Whenever The Rolling Stones do anything, they do it with quality and gravitas. Having defined rock’n’roll in the 1960s, The Rolling Stones entered their imperial phase in 1971 with Sticky Fingers. What followed is a run of albums that couldn’t have happened at any other time, by any other band: The decadent excess of Exile on Main Street; the Jamaican voodoo swamp of Goats Head Soup; the disco and punk-infused prowl of Some Girls. With each new decade, the Stones evolved while staying true to their roots, coming full circle in 2016 with Blue & Lonesome. On April 25, The Rolling Stones and UMe announced The Studio Albums Vinyl Collection 1971-2016, a new limited edition vinyl box set collection, featuring 15 albums across 20 LPs to be released on June 15 and available to pre-order.
The 14th annual TIME 100 gala, celebrating TIME’s list of the world’s most influential people, took place April 24, at Frederick P. Rose Hall in New York. The event featured performances by Jennifer Lopez and Shawn Mendes; honorary tributes from members of this year’s list; and remarks from TIME Editor-in-Chief Edward Felsenthal. TIME is a Meredith Corp. brand. The 2018 TIME 100 was announced last week, and the issue is on newsstands now.
Among the 20 finalist cities, Amazon’s second headquarters would boost annual rent appreciation the most in Nashville, Tenn., Denver, and Los Angeles, according to a new Zillow analysis. After receiving 238 bids, Amazon announced in January that it narrowed its search for a second headquarters (HQ2) to 20 cities. Zillow’s new research shows just how much of an impact Amazon HQ2 would have on rents in each of those housing markets.
WardsAuto has unveiled the annual Wards 10 Best Interiors list for 2018, spotlighting vehicles with creative and colorful interiors that seem more like those of futuristic concept vehicles than mass-produced cars and trucks. Now in its eighth year, the Wards 10 Best Interiors list recognizes outstanding achievement in aesthetics, comfort, ergonomics, materials usage, fit-and-finish and user-friendly electronics. The 2018 field of 40 nominees consists of interiors that are all-new or have been significantly improved from the prior year.
Men take note, women across the country have come down with a case pogonophilia. Before panic ensues, however, a simple Google search will reveal this follicular phenomenon is in fact — a love of beards. What’s even more interesting is that facial hair enthusiasm from the women of Philadelphia was a contributing factor in the fifth annual ‘Most Facial Hair Friendly Cities in America’ research study from men’s grooming leader Wahl, and helped the city skyrocket to the No. 1 spot.
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Larry Grady is online content manager at PR Newswire for Journalists. He has worked in business media for nearly 30 years and enjoys reality TV and daydreaming about travel and wine.