Ryan Adams Album Pulled From Release Amid Sexual-Misconduct Accusations

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Before he was accused of multiple instances of emotional abuse and sexual misconduct, Ryan Adams announced that he wanted to release three albums this year. Variety is reporting that the first of these albums, Big Colors, has been pulled from Universal Music Group’s schedule. The album was set to drop April 19, but that was before the FBI started looking into Adams’s alleged sexual misconduct with a minor. Rolling Stone noted that Adams’s self-owned label, Pax-Am, deleted its preorder pages for the album. The status of the other two albums is not known.

Amplifier company Benson has also ended its relationship with Adams. “We are saddened and surprised by the recent allegations against Mr. Ryan Adams as documented in the New York Times,” Christopher Benson said. “We have decided to suspend our relationship with Mr. Adams at this moment, and will no longer move forward with the development of the Ryan Adams signature model. We have no further comment at this time.”

Ryan Adams Album Pulled Amid Sexual-Misconduct Allegations